The Waldron Weekly ‘21-'22

volume 5

SUSD's 2021-2022 Calendar

Week at a Glance

Saturday, 8/28 - New Family Coffee

8:30-10:30am at Rio Montana Park near school - 11180 N. 132nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Tuesday, 8/31

Portillo’s PTO Fundraiser

This year's 1st Dine-In or Take-Out Restaurant Night

You can take the girl out of Chicago, but you can't take Chicago out of the girl ...

Join Ms. Waldron, PTO and other Anasazi Scorpions as we partake in some food from the Windy City. Portillo's Dine-In/Take-Out will be held on August 31st from 3 to 9pm. Attached is the flyer plus info on how to order to support this Anasazi fundraiser.

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Wednesday, 9/1 - Early Release 1:15pm

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Friday, 9/3

SPIRIT FRIDAYS: Every Friday we ask students to wear Anasazi spirit wear or our school colors of silver & turquoise. New spirit wear can be purchased here:

Anasazi Upcoming Events

Sept 6-7 – District Recess

Sept 16 – District Recess

Sept 20-Oct 3 - Virtual Scholastic Book Fair

Sept 21 – Site Council 3:30pm

Sept 24 – All Star Assembly 8:55am

Sept 29 – Early Release 1:15pm

Virtual Scholastic Book Fair: September 20th - October 3rd, 2021

Get ready for our Scholastic Book Fair next month! Our fall book fair will be online and will help our students discover new books, favorite characters, and more! Every purchase will earn our school 25% in rewards for much needed resources and help our classroom libraries grow!

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Some of our August All-Stars

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IB Corner

Ms. Armstrong's Curriculum Night Video

What is the IB PYP?

Learn more about the IB PYP and Anasazi’s journey to authorization here.

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Anasazi Kindness Project

This month's IB Learner Profile Attribute is CARING.

“We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us.”

We are encouraging the students to take action and participate in our Anasazi Kindness Project. Please talk to your children about the ways they can show kindness at school, at home, and in the community. We will be documenting the students' acts of kindness to see how many we can complete in August. If your child is kind at home, try to capture it with a photo and send it to his or her teacher to be displayed.

Action is a key element of the IB PYP philosophy.

“Through taking individual and collective action, students come to understand the responsibilities associated with being internationally-minded and to appreciate the benefits of working with others for a shared purpose.”



Interested in purchasing a school device protection plan? Please see the forms below.

Anasazi Family Handbook

Scottsdale Parent Council

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From the Desk of our Community Specialist

Families please call me to DCMS at (480) 484-4600 X 4614 if interested in any of the following:

  • Deadline to register for food boxes is September 24, 2021. Boxes will be distributed October 6 and 7 at two different locations.
  • Deadline to register for the Turkey Distribution the Monday before Thanksgiving is November 10, 2021.
  • Deadline to register in the Saint Patrick's Christmas "Adopt a Family" Program is October 29, 2021.

Luz Dicono-McClenny

Office Updates

  • At this time SUSD schools are not having volunteers on campuses. Anasazi LOVES. LOVES, LOVES our volunteers and we miss you greatly. We will communicate volunteer and visitor changes as they emerge.

  • Only items related to academics may be dropped off in the office. No lunches or water bottles are to be dropped off. Students who forget a lunch will be provided one for free.

  • Parents/Guardians are unable to eat in the cafeteria with their children at this time.


A reminder that if your child will not be at school for the day, please call the attendance line 480-484-7360.

Reminders from Nurse Renee

Please keep your child home if he or she has any of the COVID-like symptoms listed below, even if your child only has one of them and you attribute it to a minor cold or allergies. Discuss with Nurse Renee prior to sending your child to school:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
Also, please notify Nurse Renee if your child is a close contact of a COVID-positive person or if someone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Nutritional Services


FREE meals for ALL – The USDA has extended the waiver to allow for ALL in person learners at SUSD to receive FREE breakfast and lunch daily, throughout the entire 2021/2022 school year! We will also offer FREE after school snacks daily to the students enrolled in after school programs here at SUSD. This means ALL students, PK–12 will not be charged for any meal throughout this entire year.

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Front Office Contacts

Dijana Schlegelmilch

Administrative Support Coordinator

Elise Hepner

Administrative Support Assistant/Registration

Renee Tosto


Andrea Martin

Assistant Principal

Jennifer Waldron


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About Us

Anasazi is an International Baccalaureate® (IB) candidate school for the Primary Years Program (PYP).

Our Mission - Anasazi is a diverse learning community committed to fostering a rigorous, compassionate, and inquiry-based environment, that empowers students to be globally competitive in a complex and changing world.

Our Vision - Empower and inspire each child to become life-long learners, within a culture of academic excellence, creativity and critical thinking, to take action and serve in our global community.