The Phoenix Union High School District will be holding a high school information night, October 23 from 6pm to 7pm for all middle school families. The event will be held at Vista del Sur, 3908 W. South Mountain Ave. Find out about all the offerings throughout the Phoenix Union High School District.
There is “lots2love” about school lunch and that is the theme of this year’s National School Lunch Week.
Cafeterias will be providing free lunches during the week of October 15 to all students to encourage them to try the many nutritional meals cafeterias offer. The Child Nutrition Department will offer a special menu that includes heart-shaped chicken nuggets, soft pretzels, and potatoes.
All meals are prepared to federal nutritional guidelines and include whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. The menus are specifically designed to provide nutritious meals for growing children. Visit www.laveeneld.org/menu for more information.
Laveen’s Kids Klub is now accepting registrations for Fall Break Camp. Camp will be available each day of Fall Break from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Desert Meadows School. Visit our Kids Club Day Camp page for details and registration forms.
Laveen schools serve free or reduced-price lunches to families that qualify based on income requirements.
Families must reapply annually. If you qualified last year your eligibility expires September 17. Please reapply at EZMealApp.com or complete a paper application at your school’s front office or cafeteria. All families are encouraged to apply. Applications are processed year round and are kept confidential.
Families that meet federal income levels may qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Lunches are currently priced at $2.30; the reduced price is $.40. Breakfast is served free to all students, regardless of eligibility, before school each day.
In addition to receiving a discount on meal prices, completed applications provide additional funds to the district in the form of grant money. Funding for prevention programs, parent training, and interventions for students in reading and math is often based on the number of students qualified for free or reduced–price lunch.
Visit our Child Nutrition page for more information.
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The Laveen Elementary School District is seeking bus drivers for the 2018-19 school year. Call 602-237-9107 for details. View the job description.
We look forward to seeing all our new and returning families for another great school year!
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The school supply lists by grade level for the 2018-19 school year are now available. View them under the “General Information” tab.
The Arizona Department of Health Services requires that all 11-year-old children entering sixth grade obtain two adolescent vaccines, Tdap and Meningococcal (MCV4), or provide a valid exemption. These new immunizations are important as they will provide protection against serious illness.
Tdap is a combination vaccine that provides protection against three bacterial diseases — Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Whooping Cough). Meningococcal prevents against four types of bacterial meningitis.
Parents should review their child’s immunization records. If these vaccinations have not been received, the child should obtain the vaccination at either their doctor’s office or an immunization clinic. Proof of immunizations will need to be received before the student can begin school on August 6.
Students who do not have these required shots, or a valid exemption, will not be allowed to start school. Children who are not yet 11 will be required to get the new immunizations once they turn 11.
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