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Articles from February 2018

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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David Glasser Athletic Complex Grand Opening is April 12

The Laveen Elementary School District is celebrating the grand opening of the David Glasser Athletic Complex at 4:00 p.m. on April 12.

The event will celebrate the addition of the three ball fields and other recreational areas to the Laveen community while honoring fallen Phoenix Police officer David Glasser who served this community. It will also recognize the partners who made this complex possible.

Following the ceremony, the football field will host the championship intramural football game beginning at 4:35 p.m.

The new complex features a football/soccer field, two baseball fields, a practice area, and snack shack.  The complex is owned and operated by the district and will serve the various youth ball leagues of Laveen. It was developed on the site of the old Laveen School near 51st Avenue & Dobbins.

The project was funded primarily through the district’s capital budget and was developed by Jokake Construction. A $185,000 grant by the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority offset additional costs. The Fiesta Bowl donated the sod used in the 2017 Cactus Bowl game and an electronic scoreboard for the football / soccer field. The David Glasser Foundation provided funding for other improvements.

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Fiesta Bowl Donates Scoreboard, Sod To Athletic Complex

The Fiesta Bowl will be donating a scoreboard to the soccer/football field of the David Glasser Athletic Complex. This is in addition to the sod donated from December’s Cactus Bowl game.

The Fiesta Bowl will be recognizing this donation on March 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the complex. The intramural football game between Vista del Sur and Rogers Ranch will follow.

The Laveen District will be hosting a dedication ceremony of the David Glasser Athletic Complex on April 12 at 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Read more about the planned Grand Opening Celebration.

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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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