Canyon Springs STEM Academy

July 23, 2021

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BACK TO SCHOOL/MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT

Thursday, July 29th, 4:30pm

42901 North 45th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ

We hope that you are able to join us for "Meet the Teacher Night" that will be held on July 29th, beginning at 4:30pm. Please enter through the front office to receive your child's "First Day Packet". This packet will have your child's teacher listed on it.


We kindly ask you to arrive according to your last name to limit the number of people in a classroom at one time.



  • 4:30-5:30: Last names between A-M
  • 5:30-6:30: Last names between N-Z




Feel free to bring in and drop off in the classroom any school supplies and meet your child's teacher/s. There will be tables set up in the cafeteria with the Cafeteria Manager, Athletic Director, as well as District Transportation to help answer any questions that you may have.

We ask that all visitors on campus limit the amount of crowding on campus for your safety and the safety of others.


We appreciate your support! We are excited to kick off another amazing school year!

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Parent PowerSchool Accounts *Attention all Parents*

Please make sure that you have your own "Parent PowerSchool Account" set up. DVUSD has moved to an electronic system for our "Back to School Paperwork" that all parents will be required to complete. This will take place of the old "Pink Emergency Forms" and other forms that need to be completed each year.


Parents must have a PowerSchool Parent account set up in order to access these important "Emergency" documents.


Please click on this link for directions on how to create a "Parent PowerSchool Account.


Please check your student's "First Day Packet" for your PowerSchool Log-In information, if you do not already have an account.



  • Office Hours- 7:30am-4:00pm
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Grade Level Supply Lists

Click on the link below for the Grade Level Supply List. Please reach out to the teacher or office if you need any supports with any of the items on the supply lists.


Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

SageELA

1/2 Renaissance

3rd Grade Renaissance

4th Grade Renaissance

5/6 Renaissance

7/8 Renaissance

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DVUSD Policies and Procedures for COVID-19

It is our priority to work together to make school as safe as possible for CS students, families, and staff members.


Please reference this important information on DVUSD COVID-19 procedures:



Just a few reminders as we begin the school year:


  • Masks are optional for students, staff members, and parents on campus
  • Students ARE REQUIRED to wear a mask when on the bus
  • Volunteers and visitors are not permitted on campus through the 1st quarter (subject to change)
  • The first day of school, Canyon Springs will be having staff members greeting students at the gate and walking them to their classrooms.
  • Classrooms will continue to be cleaned and disinfected, along with the daily use of air purifiers within the classrooms
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be at no cost for students during the 21-22 school year
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Band Rental Night

Canyon Springs 5th graders have the opportunity to join the band! Join us on August 11th at 6pm for our Virtual Rental Night. Learn all about how beginning band works, and if you're ready, rent an instrument! To let Mr. Serbic know you are interested, to learn about different instruments, or to take a quiz to help guide you to a good instrument fit, visit: https://www.bepartofthemusic.org/group/index.php?id=6176

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Sports Information- A Message from Coach Pratt (Athletic Director)

Please refer to the Canyon Springs Athletic Website for information on how to register your student and the tryout dates of each sport, for the 21/22 Season.


All paperwork must be completed in your Register My Athlete Account (which you will create) before your student can participate in try-outs. Volleyball (7th/8th) try-outs begin on August 9th and Cross Country (5th-8th) begins on August 16th.


Any questions please email Coach Pratt @ Tom.Pratt@dvusd.org for any additional details you may need.

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Please Welcome our Canyon Springs New Staff

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School Start and End Times

Students should begin to arrive on campus at 8:00am for school (when the gates open). Students will be directed to go straight to their classroom. Staff members will assist students with locating their classroom.


We will continue with our "Staggered Release Times" for the school until further notice:


Release Times for our Regular Dismissal:


  • 2:50- Kindergarten
  • 2:55- 1st Grade-5th Grade
  • 3:00- 6th Grade-8th Grade



Release Times for Early 90 Minute Dismissal:


  • 1:20- Kindergarten
  • 1:25- 1st Grade-5th Grade
  • 1:30- 6th Grade-8th Grade



Release Times for Half Day Dismissal:


  • 11:25- Kindergarten
  • 11:30- 1st-5th Grade
  • 11:35- 6th-8th Grade
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Chromebook Device Protection Plan

DVUSD will be offering an optional device protection plan for families of 4th-8th graders utilizing take-home devices. Enrollment in the plan is optional with the understanding that if students/parents do not enroll in the protection plan they may carry full liability for the student device (iPad or Chromebook) in the same way they do for other damaged or lost school property, such as textbooks.


The fee for this protection is $25 per child/per school year.


Parents can purchase the protection plan online at https://url.dvusd.org/PaymentPortal.

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