Picture Retakes and Groups

posted Nov 6, 2017, 3:44 PM by KIRA ALEXANDER

Picture Retakes are Tues., November 14, 2017

All students who were sick or absent on the last picture day or those kiddos who are new to school and have never had their photo taken by Dorian picture company will have thier picture taken.   Since we have been taking ID pictures for all of our new students we will just take their pictures so we have them for the yearbook.  Dorian will also photograph those students who are placing their order for the first time or those who are returning their picture package because they didn't like their picture last time. 

Group/clubs/team pictures will also be taken on Tuesday, November 14. The Cross Country Team and Cheer Squad will take their pictures during their practice time before school. The other groups; Boys Basketball,  KC Club, Tank Club, Student Council, and Garden Club will be taken throughout the day.

WESD To Host Teacher Fairs

posted Oct 23, 2017, 10:12 AM by PAMELA HORTON   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 10:13 AM ]

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) will host a Teacher Interview Fair on Saturday, November 4, 2017 to hire teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. The fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the WESD Administrative Center, 4650 West Sweetwater Avenue, Glendale, 85304. Contracts for the 2018-2019 school year will be offered to qualified candidates. Student teachers, soon-to-be college graduates, seasoned teachers and alternative pathways are encouraged to attend!

This is the first of six scheduled Teacher Interview Fairs. The others will take place at the same place and times, with the exception of March on:

Saturday, December 16, 2017,
Saturday, January 20, 2018,
Saturday, February 24, 2018,
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4 to 7:30 p.m.; and
Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Interviews will be conducted for those interested in teaching: kindergarten, elementary education, special education, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, general music, art and special needs preschool. Successful candidates may be recommended for a 2018-2019 teaching contract.

Apply online prior to the interview fair at Please select the posting titled, Teacher – All Positions. Human Resources will contact qualified applicants directly to preschedule an interview.

For more information, contact the WESD Recruitment Office at 602-347-2622 or e-mail

Trunk or Treat

posted Oct 17, 2017, 5:00 PM by KIRA ALEXANDER

One of our FAVORITE community events! We want to invite you, your family, friends and neighbors to our Annual Trunk or Treat on October 31 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Join us for fun, music, dancing and CANDY! PTA has reserved food trucks for your convenience.
We are still looking for candy donations! Please ask businesses or friends and family to donate bags of candy. We will host over 1000+ children for this fun event. 
If you are interested in hosting a trunk, please call the office for information 602-896-5000.
Join us!!!

Early Dismissal for Parent/Teacher Conferences

posted Oct 17, 2017, 4:55 PM by KIRA ALEXANDER

The home/school connection is so important! Please make the time to meet with your child's teacher during conferences. Teachers have sent home conference sheets with dates and times. Communicate with the teacher to find the best time to meet with them. 
Early dismissal on Wednesday (as usual), October 25 as well as Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27, 2017. Students are released at 1:45 p.m.
Just a reminder that there are no ASA classes October 23-27.

Walk to School Day

posted Oct 3, 2017, 9:54 AM by KIRA ALEXANDER

Tomorrow is the day! 10/4/17
 Join us at 7:30 a.m. with parents and students at Acacia Park. We will walk the park together while we teach walking safety and enjoy our community. City of Phoenix personnell will be here as well as Phoenix Police and other community members to walk with our families.
Let's get the day started off right! Join us!

Open House and Grandparents too!

posted Sep 20, 2017, 8:14 AM by KIRA ALEXANDER

Thursday, September 21 is our annual Open House from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
We are inviting grandparents too! Join us in your child's classroom to see all the fun things that they will be doing and what's they've done so far this year.
PTA has invited six food trucks for families to enjoy dinner or just a fun treat! We'll have tables set up outside for neighbors and friends to talk and hang out while they enjoy the food.
Greenway Orthodontics will also have their photo booth here! Pictures are only $2 for two copies. 
Can't wait to see you all there!

Fun in September

posted Sep 7, 2017, 2:04 PM by KIRA ALEXANDER   [ updated Sep 7, 2017, 2:05 PM ]

Picture Day is September 14
Class Shirts ordered and paid for September 20
Open House and Grandparents Night is September 21
Channel 10 here September 27
McDonald's Night is September 28
Love our School Volunteer Day is September 30

Walk to School Day

posted Sep 7, 2017, 1:08 PM by KIRA ALEXANDER

Mark your calendar to join your student(s) on the City of Phoenix, Walk to School Day!
October 4, 2017 we'll meet at Acacia Park before school at 7:15 a.m. and walk to school together showing children the correct and safe way to walk to school. These are great teaching tools for any time your child is walking around the neighborhood.

Meet the Teacher

posted Aug 3, 2017, 7:18 AM by KIRA ALEXANDER

We are excited for a new school year! Letters were sent home to families a couple weeks ago welcoming families back to Acacia A++. 
Join us tonight for Meet the Teacher from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to find your classroom, meet the teacher, and see who is in your class! All teachers will be here, so stop by the art room, visit the resource room or just say hi to the office. 
Families new to Acacia are invited to join us at 5:00 p.m. to get the layout of the school and find their classroom before the mass crowds come. We want everyone to visit the PTA and see all of the great things they have planned for this year. Become involved with them! They're doing great things!
See you tonight! We're excited for a great year!

School Office Opens July 19

posted Jun 22, 2017, 8:25 PM by PAMELA HORTON

All school offices are now closed until Wednesday, July 19. School offices will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., July 19 – 28, resuming their regular office hours on Monday, July 31. If you’re interested in registering for the 2017 – 2018 school year, all student registration occurs at the Welcome and Registration Center, located at 3200 W. Cholla Street. The Welcome and Registration Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., closed from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

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