High school is a big step in every teenager’s life. Parents can make their student’s transition from middle school to high school easier by asking all the right questions and taking all the right steps in deciding which school works best for your child. Here are some tips on what to look for and ask when looking at high schools.
On May 18th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the fine young men of La Paloma Central and their moms will have a day all to themselves at the 1st Annual Mother and Son Fun Day! With food, drinks, activities, and raffles, this action-packed day is certain to be treasured and lasting memory. Don’t miss out!
As you are probably aware, there are Arizona teachers supporting the Red for Ed teacher walkout. Despite the work stoppage in some areas, please be assured that we will be open on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th. For further details, please refer to the letters below from our Superintendent, Jackie Trujillo, and Principal, Brendan Ewald.
As you may be aware, Arizona teachers are considering potential action to support the Red for Ed movement. Parents should be assured that we will do everything we can to provide you with as much information as is currently possible and, first and foremost, plans will be developed with student well-being and safety as our continued top priority!
The students of La Paloma Central remember the 14 students and 3 faculty members from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who were killed in a shooting on February 14. Students read the victims’ names and observed 10 seconds of silence for each. They also wrote inspirational messages on a 100-foot chain, made from cut-outs of the school’s Be Kind mural. The chain will be sent to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
There’s a new health issue for parents to be aware of. Across the country, middle schools and high schools have seen an increase in disciplinary referrals due to e-cigarettes, or vaping.