Acacia Spirit Days

posted May 13, 2021, 2:25 PM by Lina Breunlin   [ updated May 13, 2021, 2:42 PM ]

Chromebook/HotSpot Return

posted May 12, 2021, 12:47 PM by Kira Alexander

We are offering the following times for the return of all school-owned Chromebooks, Hot Spots and Chargers. These items may not be kept over the summer.

 Tuesday, May 25th from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

 Wednesday, May 26th from 7:45 am-4:00 pm

 Thursday, May 27th  from 7:45 am- 3:00 pm

 If you have any questions, please contact the Acacia front office @ 602-896-5000.

Book Fair On-line May 1-14

posted May 6, 2021, 1:48 PM by Kira Alexander

Students and families can buy books for home and summer reading at the Scholastic Book Fair. This year Acacia is hosting the book fair on-line. Books and more can be purchased from May 1-14. Just copy and paste the link
Sign in and register so Acacia can earn books for the library. Thank you!

Picture Day

posted Apr 8, 2021, 4:53 PM by Kira Alexander

We are excited to offer school pictures this year. Order forms were sent home this week for parents who want to order school pictures. We will be photographing different grade levels on different days to due to social distancing. Please see the dates of when your student will be photographed. We will even have a sign up for virtual students wanting to come after school to get their picture taken.
Wed., April 14: Kindergarten and Third Grade
Wed., April 14; Virtual Students (must sign up, see email from teacher with sign up genius)
Thurs., April 22: First Grade, Second Grade and HeadStart
Fri., April 23; Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade and Sixth Grade

In-Person Health Reminders

posted Mar 25, 2021, 3:16 PM by Kira Alexander

There was an outdial sent to all families as a reminder of the health protocols for returning to in-person learning. Thank you for your attention and cooperation.
If your child exhibits any of the following symptoms: fever, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea or any other symptoms of illness, whether or not you believe it's related to COVID-19, you will need to keep them home for at least 24 hours and until symptoms are no longer happening.
Please know that in light of Governor Ducey's executive order relaxing mask restrictions for some places, his order for masks at all schools is still in effect. 

AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04 is still in effect, requiring masks in all K12 schools. Masking is one of the top mitigation strategies for safe in-person learning as recommended by the CDC.

Masks must be worn on school campuses, on school buses and during school-associated activities by all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors.

State Testing Dates

posted Mar 25, 2021, 2:56 PM by Kira Alexander   [ updated Mar 25, 2021, 3:01 PM ]

Important state testing is coming. All students in grades 3-6 will be testing on school campus. Please check out the dates so your student doesn't miss these important dates.
3rd & 4th Grades: 
March 30
April 5 & 6
April 12 & 13
5th Grade:
March 29
5th & 6th Grades:
April 8
April 15 & 16
April 19 & 20

Grab and Go Meals for Virtual Students

posted Mar 11, 2021, 3:21 PM by Kira Alexander

Beginning Monday, March 22nd, Grab and Go meals will be available to students in the online learning model and any child 18 years and younger not attending school in-person. Free meal bundles will be available at 16 locations. Parents/guardians can pick up meals for children. Student ID numbers or date of birth is required. See the WESD website for locations and times.

Acknowledgement Form and ParentVUE Activation

posted Mar 11, 2021, 3:19 PM by Kira Alexander

Before returning students to in-person instruction, parents will need to complete a Washington Elementary School District COVID-19 Parent Acknowledgement and Disclosure Form. The form discusses taking your child’s temperature before school, staying home if they are sick, limited access to campus and contacting your school if your child comes into contact with someone who tests positive. It also discusses how the school will monitor symptoms and who to contact. Families will need to acknowledge reading and agreeing to comply with the safety precautions. If you completed this form in the fall, you do not need to complete it again.  If you do not have an activation code, please contact the office.

Gifted Testing

posted Feb 5, 2021, 10:29 AM by Kira Alexander   [ updated Feb 5, 2021, 10:32 AM ]

Gifted Testing is taking place over the next few months. If you feel you would like your child to be evaluated for gifted services, please email your child's teacher or have a conversation with them at parent/teacher conferences to determine if your child would be a good candidate for testing.  Please keep in mind, if we are still in the virtual mode, students will need to come to school for testing.  Online testing is not an option.  Additionally, due to the current circumstances, the number of students tested on any given day will be limited to accommodate for social distancing. Once we have numbers, we will be able to create a schedule and notify parents of testing dates and times.

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to email our Teacher of Gifted,  You can also find more information on our current newsletter.

2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration and Welcome

posted Jan 15, 2021, 3:33 PM by Kira Alexander

Please join us on Tuesday, January 26 between 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. to drive-thru and pick up lots of fun activities for your pre-Kindergartener. Meet the teachers and principals as well as ask any questions. We will have registration packets ready to go. We even have a FREE book for every pre-Kinder and a prize. Let's get your 5 year old excited and ready for school! See Facebook or our Kinder website for more information.

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