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Want to know the latest happenings at Collier Elementary? We love sharing good news with you! We update this page frequently with school news and events, student awards, and helpful parenting tips. If you are interested in viewing our entire newsletter, please click on the appropriate link to the right.

Mathematics K-5 Curriculum Adoption Review

Mathematics k-5 materials will be on display at each of the seven school libraries and the Teaching and Learning Department at the district office during normal school hours beginning on December 19, 2017, through March 2, 2018, for review. We invite staff, parents, and community members to vote for their choice from the recommended publishers.

Curriculum Materials

Pearson enVision 2.0

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Go Math!

Voting Ballot

Please see our mathematics k-5 curriculum review flyer for more information.

Two Littleton District Robotics Teams Heading To State Competition

On December 2, 2017, at Carl Hayden Community High School, two teams from the Littleton Elementary School District #65 went to the regionals for the First Lego League (FLL) robotics. These two teams qualified for the state tournament at Arizona State University. The two teams are The Gifters from Country Place Leadership Academy and the #allLEGOS from Collier Elementary School. 

The Gifters are all eighth graders and won the regional grand champion award for the second year in a row. This team, only being three years old, has made tremendous progress in the competition. The #allLEGOS are all fourth graders at Collier, and they qualified for state in their first year of competing. The Gifters are teaming up with the #allLEGOS and giving them advice for the state competition, including what it looks like and what to expect.  

Going to state is a great thing for both of the teams, because it proves how well the teams work with their teammates and the strength of their sportsmanship toward other teams, which are core values for First Lego League. Both teams also demonstrated their understanding of design and programming for the robot. 

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Notice of Pesticide Application

School Bell Changes

To serve the efficient and safe transport needs of our bus riders better, the Littleton Governing Board made slight adjustments to the bell schedules. These changes will go into effect on Tuesday, September 27. Please take a few moments to read the informational letter outlining the changes. 

Littleton District Choice Videos

Next year our district will allow students and families to pick their schools. Please take a moment to a couple short videos about our fantastic schools. Littleton District Choice Night is January 28, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Underdown Learning Center located at 1600 South 107th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85323. We encourage all current and potential parents and students to attend and select their school and program of choice.

Tax Credit Information

Reduce your Arizona state tax by contributing to Littleton Elementary District schools! The state of Arizona allows taxpayers to take advantage of wonderful tax credits. Please consider donating to the Littleton Elementary District schools. Simply download, print, and return a tax credit form to the district office or any one of our schools today. Our goal is to double the amount collected last year. We need your help to accomplish this! Remember, a tax credit is better than a tax deduction.

Art Education Page

We have a new district Art Education page. We will be adding new things to the page in the coming weeks, so visit often.

Check out our new Art Education page here!

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