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THINK! Highly Gifted Academy informational meeting - March 27
Higley’s THINK! Highly Gifted Academy provides personalized instruction to actively engage exceptional learners in an innovative thinking environment. This gifted program is currently offered in Kinder Prep (at Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center) and will expand to kindergarten (at Bridges Elementary School) in the 2018/2019 school year, with plans to create a Pre-K - 12 pathway.
Higley's Highly Gifted Kinder Prep is designed for children who turn 4 by Aug. 31 and will be going to kindergarten the next school year (2019/20).
This specialized program is available for children with an IQ in the 99th percentile. An IQ test score of 130 required for acceptance.
Join in an upcoming informational meeting at 8:15 a.m. or 6 p.m. March 27 at Bridges Elementary School, 5205 South Soboba St., Gilbert.
SAVE THE DATE: Higley Unified to host third annual Fine Arts Festival April 14
The third annual Higley Fine Arts Festival will be held 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 14, at Higley High School and the Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4068 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert.
The event brings together student and community performing groups, as well as a showcase of student artwork from across the district.
Hundreds of youth performers will dance, sing, and act, while high school, middle school and elementary school jazz, drum, band and choir groups show off their skills.
Local groups performing include: the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Hip-Hop Dance Group, Actors Youth Theater and the Bracken Irish Dancers.
In addition, there will be hands-on art activities for children, live art work exhibits and food trucks.
The event is free and open to the public.
Boundary Plan Update – March 6, 2018
At this time, Higley Unified School District has not made boundary changes for the 2018/19 school year. Students currently assigned to Power Ranch and Centennial Elementary Schools will continue at those campuses. Families that wish to attend a campus other than the one they are currently assigned may submit an open enrollment application for the 2018/19 school year.
The District would like to thank everyone who attended the Public Hearing in February.
The District plans to continue the discussion with the community. Additional meeting dates are being determined. When that happens, communication will go out to the Power Ranch and Centennial communities.
If you have additional transportation questions, please call (480) 279.7130. If you have enrollment questions, please contact your school’s front office.
Spring Break Office Hours
In observance of our spring break, all school offices will be closed Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 23. All offices will reopen on Monday, March 26.
The district office will be open Monday, March 12, through Thursday, March 16 and Monday, March 19, through Thursday, March 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The district office will be closed Friday, March 16 and March 23.
Kids Club Spring Break Camp can be contacted at 480.459.8212 during spring break
Math Curriculum Adoption Update – March 2018
The Higley Unified School District’s Math Adoption Committee has selected McGraw-Hill for the district’s new K-12 mathematics curriculum adoption.
Prior to a vote by the Higley Unified School District Governing Board, the curriculum will be on display at the district office, 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, Ariz., through May 4. Community members may also complete an evaluation form following material review.
Did you miss Kindergarten Round-up? It’s not too late to register for the 2018/19 school-year.
All Higley elementary schools are now accepting registration packets for next school year. Families that wish to open enroll into one of our campuses should turn in an open enrollment form, along with registration packet. Open enrollment spots may be limited at some sites, so apply today!
Kids Club Spring Break Camp
Registration is now open for Kids Club Spring Break Camp, which will be held at San Tan Elementary School. Camp will run 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, March 12 - March 23
The cost is $40/day per child and includes snack and field trips. Camp is open to children in preschool through sixth grade.
Camp has a limited capacity and is on a first come, first serve basis. More details can be found on the registration website
Senior Citizen Athletic Pass
Higley Unified School District residents who are age 60 or older are eligible to receive an athletic pass – entitling them to FREE admission to all regular season athletic events held in Higley Unified School District. Does not include admission to tournaments.
To obtain a senior citizens pass, visit the Higley Unified School District Office, located at 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, AZ. Proof of age and residency via a driver’s license, passport, or a document with a Photo ID is required.
For more information, please contact the Higley Unified School District Office at 480-279-7000.
All HUSD families should sign up for a ParentVue account. This allows parents to view student grades and absences, as well as see – when they are posted – class schedules and teacher information. The district also uses ParentVue during class selection times at the middle schools and high schools.
Sign up requires an IN PERSON visit to the school office. If you already have a ParentVue account, and your child is moving from one HUSD school to another, no action is required. The updated information will appear when it is available.
If you have questions, please contact your school's office.
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.