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  • 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.”

    Read more about Dr. Thomason and the Governing Board's decision.


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  • 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!

    Want to be in the know? Sign up for Constant Contact (formerly known as E-alert) at www.husd.org/emailcom.


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  • 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.


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  • Give kids a fun and carefree summer with Summer Lunch Buddies. 

    It’s delicious, nutritious, and best of all, there’s no cost and no registration. Visit eatwellbewell.org/summerfood or text FOOD to 877-877 for more information.


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  • Kids Club Summer Camp Registration opens Friday, May 5

    Higley Unified School District offers a fun-filled summer luau-themed camp program for children ages 3-12. Weekly activities include field trips, swimming and movies.

    When: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 5 – July 14 (Camp closed July 3-4)

    Where: Centennial Elementary School, 3507 S. Ranch House Parkway, Gilbert, AZ. 85297

    Cost: $40 daily/includes snack (please provide a sack lunch)

    Families must register and pick camp schedule online. All new and current Kids Club families must complete new registration packets – which will be good through the 2017-18 school year.

    Sign up for a week at a time or the entire summer. All payments are due at time of registration. Space is limited. Secure your spot today.

    Each week’s registration deadline is the Thursday prior.

    A full calendar of events will be posted on the registration page.


     

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  • Higley summer program information now online

    Join Higley Unified School District's Community Education Department this summer for fun-filled activities, including summer camp, enrichment classes, and sports camps. High school students can enroll in summer school for credit recovery or P.E..

    Registration is under way for several activities. See the website for more information.


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  • Email Communication sign up

    It’s that time of year for you to update your email address, unsubscribe, or register for a new school to receive email notifications from schools, Community Education (including Kids Club), and the District.

    Email information could include communication about emergency situations, registration information and upcoming events.

    If you wish stop the e-mails from the previous school, you may click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the e-mails you receive.

    Please note: This only changes your email preference using the email notification system. If you do not have a current/active e-mail address, home address or phone number on file with your school, please update that with school office staff. Offices open July 6.

    Be in the know and sign up today.


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  • Preschool Payments

    Just a reminder: Payments for Preschool are due the 1st of every month. Late fees will be applied beginning the 5th of every month. Please contact the Community Education Department with any questions.

    community.education@husd.org

    (480) 279.7055

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About SECDC

Higley Unified School District is proud to offer quality early learning programs in our state-of-the-art Early Childhood Development Centers on the campuses of Cooley and Sossaman Middle Schools, which opened in 2013.

Both Centers offer three Early Childhood programs to fit the interests and schedules of all families. Brilliant Beginnings is available for children ages 3-4. We will also offer a Kindergarten Prep program for children ages 4-5 and our STARS program for special needs students.

Classes are taught by certified early childhood educators.
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