Laveen school district adds preschool program at Vista del Sur for fall 2019

Page Visitors: 1,164 Registration open during summer for openings at Paseo Pointe and Desert Meadows programs; waitlist established for new preschool at Vista del Sur. Guest column from Laveen Elementary School District The Laveen District will be opening its third preschool in Fall 2019 at Vista del Sur. Vista will join Desert Meadows and Paseo Pointe […]

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HeroZona back-to-school event set for July 27 at South Mountain Community College

Page Visitors: 1,207 Arizona’s Largest Backpack Drive to Impact over 10,000 Families with School Supplies 7th Annual ‘Phoenix Tools 4 School’ Also Provides College Readiness Workshops to Students PHOENIX – In an effort to support local families with the cost of their kids returning to school, the HeroZona Foundation will host their 7th Annual ‘Phoenix […]

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Laveen Teacher Retiring After 30 Years in the District

Page Visitors: 1,113 This article first appeared in the November issue of the South Mountain District News. In 1986, the population of Laveen was just shy of 10,000 residents. There were two elementary schools and one high school. Cotton fields were more common than street lights and the Central Arizona Project had just been completed, […]

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Districts struggle to meet needs of special education students

Page Visitors: 841 More than four decades after Congress enacted legislation to ensure children with special needs are granted the same opportunity for education as those without a disability, parents and school officials still struggle with how those services should look for individual students. In Laveen and Roosevelt elementary school districts, the number of children […]

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Fairfax student name state poetry champ

Page Visitors: 667 Hunter Hazelton, a senior at Betty Fairfax High School was named 2016 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Champion at the state finals competition held on March 11, 2016 at the downtown Phoenix studios of Arizona PBS. As State Champion, Hazelton will represent Arizona at the 11th annual Poetry Out Loud National Finals competition […]

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Heritage Academy Dedicated to Youth, Committed to Teachers

Page Visitors: 723 (Article from the South Mountain District News) Dedicated to youth, their growth and development, Heritage Academy teaches the mastery of primary and secondary skills in the fields of history, math, writing, literature, reading, science, music, foreign language, visual art, performing arts and physical development. By offering a variety of programs such as history […]

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