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Registration for Summer Camp is now open!
Discovery Summer Camp: Passport to the World will be held May 28 - July 12 at San Tan Elementary and Coronado Elementary.
Camp is offered 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for children ages 3 through 12. Cost is $40 daily, and includes a snack. Join us as we take a trip around the world and explore new cultures.
Register today so you don't miss out on all the fun around the world! To register visit www.husd.org/communityed
Save the Date: Higley Unified School District to host annual Arts Festival April 13
The Higley Unified School District’s Fine Arts Festival will be held Saturday, April 13, at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts and Higley High School courtyard. The event includes hundreds of students performing in dance, music, and theater, along with student art displays and local artists doing live demonstrations of their skills. Food trucks will be on-site. The community can join in chalk drawings and tile painting.
Vendors will open at 8:30 a.m. Performances start at 9 a.m. The event ends at 12:30 p.m.
For more information visit husd.org/fineartsfestival
Higley Kindergarten Registration, April 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Higley Unified School District will be offering an additional Kindergarten Round-Up night for families interested in enrolling their children for the 2019-20 school year. Registration will take place at all elementary schools.
Kindergarten is open to all children who turn five years old by August 31. There are nine neighborhood schools in the district. Each school offers a rigorous curriculum with specialized programs at various sites. Some of the featured programs include Spanish Immersion, Mandarin Immersion, Project Based Learning and a Traditional Academy.
For additional information, visit our website at www.husd.org/kru.
Summer school options available middle, high school
Registration is now open for summer school. Students wishing to take a high school course must meet with their current counselor prior to registering. Incoming seventh-grade students must meet with their current math teacher prior to registering
High school summer school will be available for credit recovery or acceleration (P.E.) in June 2019. The P.E. course is open to incoming freshmen through seniors. The credit recovery courses are available for incoming sophomores through seniors.
The District will also offer two non-credit options for middle school students: a pre-algebra boost and a mathematics boost course for incoming middle school students who need assistance before next school year.
For more information on summer school, visit www.husd.org/summerschool
Higley earns Excellence in Financial Reporting honor
The Higley Unified School District earned the 2017 Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting honor recently for its FY2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The award is presented by the Association of School Business Officials International. The district has received the honor consistently for more than a dozen years.
THINK! Higley's Highly Gifted Academy Information Meetings
Families can learn more about Higley's THINK! Highly Gifted Academy during a series of upcoming information meetings. The program will be open to students in KinderPrep through 1st grade in the 2019/2020 school year. THINK! provides personalized instruction to actively engage exceptional learners in an innovative thinking enviornment.
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Mental Health Community Awareness Events
Information about community events that address a number of mental health and mental wellness topics, including suicide prevention, coping with stress, depression and anxiety, is now available online.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to research information about each program to determine the best fit for their family audience. The page will be updated as other events become available.
Higley Unified School District Parent Presentations
Higley Unified School District will host several parent presentations surrounding the topic of mental health over the next few months. Three of the presentations will be held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Higley Unified School District Office, 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert.
Dr. Cheryl Smith, PsyD, LPC will run these events and be available to speak with individuals for 30 minutes following each session.
May 1: Parent Presentation: "When kids are mad or sad, Not Bad."
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.
Follow us today on Social Media
The District maintains three social media accounts to celebrate school, student and staff accomplishments, as well as update the community on events. We invite you to join us!
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HigleyUnifiedSchoolDistrict
Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/higley365
and Tweet us at: http://www.twitter.com/higleydistrict
Should an emergency situation arise that impacts the school day please visit the school's website where a parent notification will be displayed to provide you with the most up-to-date information.
Kids Club is excited to welcome all families to the 2018 - 2019 school year. We provide before and after school care programs and Kids Club Camps during school breaks to enhance the learning that takes place during the school day for students in preschool through sixth grade.
Kids Club is available at our two Early Childhood Development Centers and at all our elementary schools from 6:00 a.m. until school begins and directly after school until 6:00 p.m.
For more information on Kids Club rates and how to register/schedule please visit our Kids Club page.
If you have any questions, please contact Community Education office at 480.279.7055 or email@example.com
Teacher Salary Information
Average teacher salary notice per ARS 15-903(E)
$54,070 Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year)
$47,972 Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year)
$6,098 Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year
13% Percentage increase.