Summer’s Coming!

It’s May, which means that kindergarteners will be promoted, 8th graders will be graduating, and students will all be making the transition from school to summer break.

Putt-ing Kids First

You can help change lives. On June 9, 6-10 p.m., the Blair Charity Group is sponsoring a family evening of fun at Golf N’ Stuff. An all-inclusive ticket includes unlimited golf, bumper boats, laser tag, batting cages, and so much more. Proceeds benefit the Arizona Basketball Academy, providing underserved youth access to basketball camps where they learn essential life skills.

Stay Sharp Over the Summer

La Paloma offers free Title I Summer School, so kids don’t lose any reading, writing, or math skills over the long summer break. Space is limited! Download the registration packet below and bring your completed packet back to the front office as soon as possible.

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Informational Home Buyers Classes

Is home ownership right for you? It may be easier than you think! Parents can find out at our informational Home Buyers Class on April 25. April is Financial Literacy Month, and we’ll have real estate experts share their knowledge and provide you with tools to determine if home ownership is right for your family. Classes are from 6-7 p.m., with a Q&A session from 7-7:30 p.m. Dinner and childcare will be provided.

Helping Reluctant Readers

The development of good reading skills in early childhood is the best predictor of future academic and financial success. The earlier kids learn to read, the better. The challenge is, not to teach kids to read, but to create an environment where kids will learn to love reading.

Spring Portraits

On April 4, students will have the opportunity to wear their finest spring outfits and have their Spring Portrait taken. Only those purchasing packets will be photographed and allowed to wear spring attire, so sign up today!

AIMS Science Testing for 4th and 8th Grades

On Thursday, April 6, AIMS (Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards) science assessment testing will be conducted for grades 4 and 8, while students in other grades will have the opportunity to make up any standardized tests they have missed. Parents, please be certain your student is present and on time the day of the test.

Attention Parents: Final Data Night March 29

Wednesday, March 29, will be our third and final Parent-Teacher Data Night of this school year. Parents of students in grades 3-8 will receive information on their children’s progress, District Formative Assessments, and Galileo Benchmarks. Incentives will be awarded to parents who attend this event. Please contact your child’s teacher for further information.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, the evolution of which has an interesting history of its own, and dates back to the end of the Civil War.