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Governing Board to hold Budget Hearing
This is notification that the Higley Unified School District Governing Board will be having a public hearing and board meeting to adopt its Fiscal Year 2018 Expenditure Budget and vote on the allocation of monies related to the intended 1.06% teacher salary increase pursuant to Laws 2017, Ch. 305.
Meeting Date: July 11, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HUSD District Office, 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, AZ. 85295
A copy of the agenda of the matters to be discussed or decided at the meeting may be obtained by contacting: Gary Holland, firstname.lastname@example.org or at (480) 279-7045.
The information above is posted on the ADE's Website pursuant to A.R.S. 15-905(C) and Laws 2017, Ch. 205, 33, and is not intended to satisfy Open meeting law requirements under A.R.S. 38-431.02 et seq.
The proposed expenditure budget can be found online at the Arizona Department of Education information and Financial Services website.
Governing Board unanimously approves Superintendent contract extension
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board voted unanimously June 7 to approve a two-year extension to Superintendent Mike Thomason’s contract. Dr. Thomason began as superintendent in July 2015 with a three-year contract that was scheduled to expire June 30, 2018. With the decision, Superintendent Thomason’s contract will continue through June 30, 2020.
“I am excited to continue serving the students, staff, teachers and families of our Higley schools. We have an incredible community that is committed to the educational future of its youth,” Thomason said. “I want to thank the board for this opportunity and am ready to see all that can be achieved here in the Higley Unified School District, especially as we roll out our new strategic plan.”
Higley Headlines – June 2017
Learn more about the honors students and teachers in Higley have earned, as well as upcoming programs and events in the latest edition of Higley Headlines!
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If you wish to register your child for the 2017-18 school year after June 5, please read the following information:
Student registrations for elementary schools will be taken at the district office, 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, June 5-July 6 (offices are closed July 4).
Student registrations for middle school and high school will be taken Monday-Thursday, June 5-July 6 at the middle and high school offices. Please see school websites for specific information about hours and closures.
Enrollment information can be found at www.husd.org/enrollment. Please be sure to bring all the necessary documents when enrolling.
Governing board approves meal price increase to meet federal requirements
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board approved a meal price increase in May to meet federal requirements. All paid lunch prices for the 2017-18 school year increased by 10 cents. Details below:
Elementary school paid price: $2.65
Middle school paid price: $3.05
High school paid price: $3.20
The Governing Board also increased the price of a second meal to be the same price as the first. In addition, breakfast costs increased 15 cents to $2 per student. Second breakfast meals will also cost $2.
Information about free- and reduced-price meal applications will be posted online and e-mailed to families in July. All new and continuing status applications are due by Sept. 2, 2017.
Summer school, district office hours
As campuses come to the end of the school year, please note the changes in office hours around the district:
Beginning June 5th, district offices will be open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Elementary schools are closed. Please see middle and high school websites for more information.
Kids Club Registration Now Online and Open
Kids Club is excited to welcome all families back for the new school year. We provide before- and after-school care programs to enhance the learning that takes place during the school day for students in preschool through sixth grade.
Registration is now open for the 2017-18 school year. Families that plan to use Kids Club must register by the Thursday the week prior.
For more information or to register, please visit the Community Education website.