The Phoenix Post
Aspire K-12 Updates | Week Ending January 6th, 2023
In this Edition...
Principal's Corner 🍎
Greetings Aspire Families,
Happy New Year ! This week, though short has been one of many gains. Our students have done an amazing job of getting back into the routine of learning. As you know there were / are a few staffing changes in our primary grades. Thank you to our wonderful teachers and resilient students who have embraced these changes. Please note that this semester is state testing season,; mark your calendars to ensure that you are prepared and ready to attend required in person state assessments.
Tax Credit Donation: Please consider making your school tax credit donation to Aspire. Funds will be used to support and help grow our clubs, speakers, and field trips. See flyer below or call Aspire for details.
Yearbooks are on sale now! Early Bird price is $20 through December 31 and $22 on January 1st. Details are below. Senior Pictures: Information on Senior photos will be provided after Winter Break
As always, if you questions or concerns, please contact your administrator, Juliet Amara 7-12 and Laura Victor K-6 @ Aspire@dvusd.org .
Spring State Testing ⚠️
We are beginning to plan for State Testing that will take place in the Spring!
Please see the Testing Schedule Below!
Click for additional testing information:
Remember that attendance is required, which is why we are attempting to share dates early to give families time to plan.
If you have any questions regarding state testing, please email email@example.com.
This week @ the Innovation Center... 🏢
Order your 22-23 Yearbook! ❤️🧡💛
📚Device & Q3 Materials Pick-Up
Device Pick-Up Hours:
Monday - Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM
If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements for picking up devices/materials, please contact us at Aspire@dvusd.org. We are here to help!
🚌K-3rd Grade Field Trip Reminder!
Save the Date - 1st-3rd Grade Field Trip!
*In-Person* Maricopa County Stormwater Field Trip/Presentation
Date: Thursday, January 12th
Location: Innovation Center (20402 N. 15th Ave)
Want lunch delivered to your home by Dr. Victor?!
All you have to do is play DreamBox and Amplify/No Red Ink!
This is for any K-8 full-time Aspire Student!
Next Due Date: February 5
- The drawing has been held this week and will be shared with students on Monday. Stay tuned to see who are next winners are!
K-6 teachers will begin recording and posting lessons in their Canvas courses. This will provide additional opportunities for students to be able to view or review learning. Several teachers have been doing this process all school year. Going forward, all of our students will be able to have access to this additional learning tool.
Birthday Shout-outs! 🎂 📢
7th & 8th Grade Updates 😎
⚠️8th Grade: In-Person Science Assessment
- All 8th graders will need to attend the in-person Science: Unit 2 Part 1 District assessment
- Date: Thursday, January 12th
- Time: 2:00-3:30
- Please have students arrive by 2pm and bring their charged Chromebook!
9th-12th Grade News 🖥️
Attention Seniors! 🎓
Graduation is right around the corner! It is time to prepare for your big day by purchasing your cap, gown, and memorabilia as the Class of '23!
Act now to take advantage of limited time offers!!
What's Poppin' with PTSA🍿
PTSA: Parent Teacher Student Association
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Silent Auction during Jingle Mingle!
PTSA is over 30 members strong and growing! Consider joining and being part of this amazing group! Use the QR Code to join! Individual Membership $6 Business Membership $25
PTSA is planning fun events! If you are interested in meeting other parents and helping coordinate these opportunities, please email Aspire@dvusd.org and a PTSA parent will contact you.
Next meeting: Wednesday, January 25th at 5:00pm
Zoom link: Aspire PTSA https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/89986530774 .