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Sequoya Administration

Veronica Leiper
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Ms. Leiper has been part of Scottsdale Unified School District since 1993. She began as a PTO president at her children's school and was a past president of Scottsdale Parent Council. She received her Masters in Education from University of Phoenix when she began her teaching career in SUSD. She taught science at Mountainside Middle School for five years and was an Instructional Coach at Yavapai Elementary School for three years. She is currently the principal at Sequoya Elementary School where she has been an administrator for six years. 

Amy Hardy, Assistant Principal

Phone | 480 484 3200
Email | vleiper@susd.org

Sequoya Teachers & Staff

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Veronica Leiper Principal
Amy Hardy Assistant Principal
Millie Spilman Administrative Secretary
Bernice Cyr Office Assistant
Mary Endsley Nurse
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Allison Burns  Kindergarten Teacher
Teresa Hasenmiller Kindergarten Teacher
Katy Holmes Kindergarten Teacher
1st Grade
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Sheena Byerley First Grade Teacher
Whitney Johnson First Grade Teacher
Dina Malito First Grade Teacher
Shawna Meserve First Grade Teacher
2nd Grade
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Erin Allen Second Grade Teacher
Lindsey Nelson Second Grade Teacher
Gail Robins Second Grade Teacher
 3rd Grade
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Ilalia Coburn Third Grade Teacher
Kate Conway Third Grade Teacher
Vickie Lenseigne Third Grade Teacher
4th Grade
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Suzanne Frausto Fourth Grade Teacher
Meghan MacMillan  Fourth Grade Teacher
Karen Pescatore  Fourth Grade Teacher
5th Grade
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Danelle Daughetee Fifth Grade Teacher
Katy Dodgen Fifth Grade Teacher
Mickey Rich Fifth Grade Teacher
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Deedy Payne Enrichment / Gifted Specialist
Terri Lee P.E. Teacher
Christy Hilliker Library
David Fatica Art Teacher
Wayne Tarter Music Teacher
Rebekah Doll Strings Teacher
Amy Laughlin Band Teacher
Terry Finigian Computer Lab
Special Education
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Susan Smith Speech-Language Pathologist
Susan Raymond Speech-Language Pathologist
Janine Anderson LRC Teacher
Christine Jamison EIS Teacher
Special Services
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Steve Shroyer Plant Manager
Phyllis Hutchinson Children's Choice PreSchool / SAFE Director
Robin Arooth Food Services Manager

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School Information

Principal: Veronica Leiper
Assistant Principal:  Amy Hardy
Address: 11808 N. 64th Street, Scottsdale AZ 85254
Phone: 480 484 3200
Fax: 480 484 3201
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (3s) - 5th Grade
Colors: Red and Black
Mascot: Stallion
Year Opened: 1988

Visitors to Our School
Parents who are scheduled to volunteer on campus are required to sign in at the front office, provide ID, and wear a visitor sticker any time they are on campus. Other adult visitors must make arrangements with the front office to visit our campus. Student visitors are not permitted.

PTO/PTA Information

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Sequoya's Association of Parents and Teachers is amazing!

Sequoya’s Campus Connection – a monthly email that goes out with an update of what is in store for the following month. This is put out by the APT. Sign Up HereIf you are interested in sponsoring an email, click here.

The Twigs – Check your student’s red folder each Monday afternoon for the latest printed copy. Published by the front office typically on a green sheet of paper. 

Text Messages – To receive text message updates from the APT on your phone, message @seqapt to 81010.


Click here to view the SEQUOYA APT website

Important Info for PTO/PTA/APT

Site Council

Site Council Meeting Dates for 2017-2018

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2017-18 Site Council Members

2017-18 Site Council Minutes