Rogers Ranch MESA Team Advances To Nationals

Rogers Ranch had several teams compete in the recent state Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) competition, held at Apollo High School in Glendale. Our teams placed in the following categories:
  • 1st Place – Cell Phone Accessory Challenge
  • 1st Place – National
  • 3rd Place – Computer Science Scavenger Hunt
  • 4th Place – Golf Ball Delivery
  • 6th Place – “It’s Complicated”
By taking 1st Place in the National event, the team from Rogers Ranch compete in the national finals this summer in Philadelphia.
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State Achievement Testing Begins April 9

Between April 9th and April 24th Laveen School District students will participate in state achievement testing.

Students in Grades three through eight will take Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT). The AzMERIT test measures students’ skills in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. Students in Grades four and eight will continue to take the AIMS science test, in addition to AzMERIT. Students who are enrolled in an Algebra or Geometry class, will also take an AzMERIT end of course (EOC) assessment, in addition to their grade level ELA and mathematics assessments.

Please read the letter from our Academic Services Department for helpful testing tips and the testing schedule.


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Open Houses Scheduled At All Laveen Schools

Each of Laveen’s eight schools will host an Open House the week of March 26, 2018. Here, you will be provided with an overview of the school and a tour of the campus with special emphasis on the school’s signature program.We encourage prospective families to attend and see what makes Laveen schools the right choice for your child.

Visit our Open House page for the schedule and details.

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School Breakfast Week is March 5-9

National School Breakfast Week is March 5-9. Your child won’t want to miss out on this special event! Laveen’s school cafeterias will be featuring your child’s favorites like breakfast burritos, whole grain donuts, and french toast. Plus, we’ll have special guests helping to serve breakfast. Students who participate in breakfast this week will receive a free 100% fruit slushy at lunch.

Did you know Laveen schools offer free breakfast to all students every day before school? Be sure to join us!

Visit our Child Nutrition page for more info. View the March menu.

National School Breakfast Week Flyer

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4th Annual Laveen Spring Arts Festival is April 6

Join us for the 4th Annual Laveen Spring Arts Festival on April 6. The event will feature numerous arts and crafts vendors, craft activities for children, Laveen student performances, and food. Entrance to the event is free. Tickets will be sold to participate in the activities.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation which provides scholarships to Laveen 8th grade students entering high school and former Laveen students entering college.

The event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Laveen Education Center Lawn, 5001 W. Dobbins.

Visit the Spring Arts Festival page for more information and vendor opportunities.

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Rogers Ranch Students Accept The Great Kindness Challenge

Rogers Ranch 8th graders are participating in The Great Kindness Challenge! This week-long activity encourages students to perform as many acts of kindness as possible on campus. Using a checklist of 50 kind acts, students accept the challenge and show the world that kindness matters.

Watch the video to see how students kicked off the Challenge.

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Thomas honored as GCU STEM Principal of the Month

Roger’s Ranch principal Tim Thomas was recognized as Grand Canyon University’s STEM Principal of the Month for the month of December.

GCU’s Jennifer Johnson and program sponsor Rob Lohmeier, from SuoLL Architects, surprised Thomas at the December Governing Board meeting.


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