Announcements

School Begins August 10 with ONLINE Learning

posted by Pam Horton   [ updated ]

School will begin ONLINE Monday, August 10. To stay-up-to date about the WESD’s reopening plan including weekly updates from Superintendent Dr. Paul Stanton, forthcoming information about Chromebook distribution, logistics related to student learning, student schedules, meals, etc., please go to the WESD’s Return to Learn Page. Frequently Asked Questions will be located here and updated frequently. If you’d like more information about the start of the school year, please email wesdcommserv@wesdschools.org or call 602-347-2600. Thank you.

School Closed For the Remainder of the School Year

posted Mar 23, 2020, 4:24 PM by Pam Horton   [ updated Mar 31, 2020, 10:47 AM ]

**All schools in the WESD are closed for the remainder of the school year as directed by Governor Doug Ducey and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. For up-to-date information about the closure, meal distribution and educational and community resources, please visit the WESD Web site at www.wesdschools.org.**

Spirit Week!

posted Mar 9, 2020, 1:22 PM by Kira Alexander

Join the fun during spirit week by dressing up with the students each day!
Mon., March 9 * Baseball Day
Tues., March 10 * Tie Dye Tuesday
Wed., March 11 * Wacky Wednesday
Thurs., March 12 * Tropical Thursday
Fri., March 13 ***like all Fridays*** Acacia Spirit Day!
Click on the PeachJar tab to review the flyer that was sent home.

All Grades invited to Town Hall

posted Mar 9, 2020, 1:18 PM by Kira Alexander

All parents of all aged children are welcome to attend the Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 10 at Desert Foothills Jr High School 3333 W Banff Ln., Phx 85053.
Vaping and Social Media are topics that all parents should be educated in and learn how to handle situations with their children no matter their age.
See PeachJar (at the bottom of the directory) for the flyer with more information.

Town Hall; March 10

posted Mar 5, 2020, 3:33 PM by Kira Alexander

Parents of students in 6, 7 and 8th grade are invited...

Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. there will be a Town Hall meeting on Vaping and Social Media. Nikki Whaley, WESD Baord member, will open the event. Dorothy Watkins, district lead social worker will be facilitating with guest speakers from Touchstone Behavioral and Common Sense Media. The event will be at Desert Foothills Jr High School cafeteria with the doors opening at 5:15 for the 5:30-7 event. A light dinner will be available.

 Both of these topics, vaping and social media, are a concern for this age group of children. Information and knowledge are needed to best support our children. The flyer for this event is posted on Peach Jar (bottom left corner of our website).  We hope to see some of our parents take advantage of the information to be shared at this event. 

Screen-Free Week!

posted Feb 25, 2020, 7:27 AM by Kira Alexander

It's finally here! March 2 - March 6. We challenge you and your family to not watch TV or play video games for an entire week! We are excited to host different activities each evening to help you with the challenge. Please join us for AZ Science Night on Monday, Music concerts on Tuesday, Characters Come to Life on Wednesday (formerly known as Reading with the Stars), Acacia's Got Talent on Thursday and fun projects and crafts with PTA on Friday. The events are free! Join us and take the challenge!

State Testing is Coming

posted Feb 19, 2020, 2:32 PM by Kira Alexander

Is your child ready? They've worked so hard with teachers to show growth on their tests. Testing starts after Spring Break. Please avoid making appointments on days of testing. Look for flyers to come home with specific dates.
Students in grades 3-6 will need earbuds to take the tests. Please see flyers coming home from teachers with more information.

Early Dismissal Tuesday-Friday

posted Jan 31, 2020, 5:09 PM by Kira Alexander

Just a reminder that there are Parent/Teacher Conferences all week from February 3-7. All Students will be released EARLY on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 1:45 p.m.
(Monday is regular release at 3:15)
There are no afternoon ASA classes.
Please make every effort to attend your child's conference. The home/school connection is so important for your child. Plus, we love our parents visiting school. 
Don't forget to visit the new STEAM Building on Wed., Feb. 5 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

STEAM Building Open House 2/5/2020

posted Jan 22, 2020, 2:17 PM by Kira Alexander

We are thrilled to invite you to the STEAM Building Open House.  Tour the new building that you've been watching since the summer. See your bond dollars at work!
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
See the new Special Area Classrooms and check out our new STEAM Classroom! 

Kindergarten Experience

posted Jan 13, 2020, 11:15 AM by Kira Alexander

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

Let your child experience what kindergarten will be like before the first day of school.

 

Children

Incoming kindergarten students will go into a real kindergarten classroom and participate in a creative activity with a teacher.

Parents

 

Informal Information Booths

will be set up to answer

             all of your questions.

·      Kindergarten Readiness

·      Acacia Programs

·      Phonics Activities to take Home

·      Math Activities to take Home

·      Before-After-school Child Care

·      PTA=Acacia Parent/Teacher Association

·      Cafeteria Information

·      Health Office Information

·      Pick-up/Drop off Procedures

·      Purchase your spirit shirt

·      MEET THE PRINCIPAL

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