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  • DMHS’s Ayva Kacir Named a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education (CTE)

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 5/12/2022

    DMHS’s Ayva KacirWe are so proud of Desert Mountain High School’s Ayva Kacir, one of just 20 high school seniors in the entire nation to be named a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education (CTE)! Ayva has used the leadership skills she has learned in the school’s CTE Marketing classes to help guide the school’s highly successful DECA business leadership club and be a top member of SUSD’s Class of 2022.

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    www.susd.org/CTE

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  • DAR honors Chaparral High School senior Dashram Pai

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 5/11/2022

    Chaparral Senior, Dashram Pai, Receives Award

    The Grand Canyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a luncheon meeting where the Good Citizen Award was presented to Chaparral High School senior, Dashram Pai.

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    www.susd.org/Chaparral

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  • Valley students overcoming challenges through STEM at Saguaro High School

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/29/2022

    Math and Science Academy

    Three-dimensional printing, computer programming, robotics -- this is where you'll find some of Arizona's most creative young minds in action.

    ABC15 is taking you inside the Innovation Center at Saguaro High School — a place, like the name suggests, that inspires innovation.

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  • Scottsdale parents learn a lot at ASU Dream Academy

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/20/2022

    Tonalea - American Dream Academy

    It turns out Erika Araiza was wrong.

    She was stressing math and reading with equal importance when she told her 9-year-old son about school.

    Then she attended ASU’s American Dream Academy and learned it’s more important to stress reading in elementary school.

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  • Scottsdale Kids Help Afghan Refugees Read

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/18/2022

    Loving Library Flyer

    Anaik Sachdev is at it again.

    The 9-year-old Scottsdale Unified student who captured America’s attention by collecting books for COVID-19 patients after his grandmother got sick has turned his attention to the Afghan refugee students in the district.

    Anaik, along with his 8-year-old brother Jovin Sachdev and their 14-year-old friend Karina Koppikar are trying to collect 500 books and $1,000 for the refugee students. The $1,000 is to provide each student with a Kindle with pre-loaded educational software.

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    www.susd.org/Kiva

     

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  • Anaik's Loving Library: Arizona Nonprofit Collecting Books for Afghan Refugees

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/17/2022

    Supporting Anaik's Loving Library

    The Arizona nonprofit Loving Library was started when the grandmother of 7-year-old Anaik was hospitalized with COVID-19. The boy realized that books would not only keep her busy but remind her that she is loved.

    Now, the nonprofit has branched out by collecting books for Afghan refugees.

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    www.susd.org/Kiva

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  • Scottsdale Unified Offers Free Tutoring to All Students

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/12/2022

    Students Learning Online

    Scottsdale Unified School District has been trying to help students get caught up with any subject they need through free virtual tutoring.

    The district has invested federal money from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund to team up with national tutoring company Varsity Tutors.

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    Tutoring Support

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  • Scottsdale eighth-graders to compete in world robotics event

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/5/2022

    Electrobotz Robotics Team

    “Everything is AWESOME” for a group of Scottsdale middle schoolers invited to compete in the FIRST LEGO League World Festival. The event is considered the Olympics for robotics. FLL is a global robotics program designed to ignite enthusiasm in STEM -- science, technology, engineering, and math.

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    www.susd.org/Cocopah

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  • Rotary Club, Chaparral High Team Up to Make a Difference in Scottsdale

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/2/2022

    Chaparral High, Rotary Club team up

    The Rotary Club of Scottsdale is always looking for ways to work with local schools to showcase the importance of community service through involvement with students.

    Rotary Club President, John Campbell asked two of his board members, Justine Hurry and Mary Blank, to work with Chaparral High School to renew the Chaparral Interact Club, after a pause during COVID-19.

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    www.susd.org/Chaparral 

    www.scottsdalerotary.org

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  • Hopi Variety Show Takes Audiences on Tour Around the Globe

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 4/1/2022

    Hopi Variety Show

    The Hopi Variety Show has become a time-honored tradition within the Hopi Elementary School community. It started in the 1980s, initially run by Hopi staff and performed in the school’s cafeteria. In the 90s, more students were eager to participate, and a new name was running the show: Sheryl Cooper (yep – wife of rock star husband Alice!) 

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    www.susd.org/Hopi

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