HYSL basketball registration opens
Sign up today for the third quarter of Higley Youth Sports League – boys and girls basketball. The program is open to students in fifth and sixth grade.
Practices will be held after school at students' home campuses. Practices and games will begin the week of January 23.
All registration must be completed online. The season will start after winter break. Cost: $50. Uniforms are loaned to students.
The Higley Youth Sports League is designed to create an atmosphere of support and shared responsibility so that each and every student athlete will benefit by creating a tremendous mental scrapbook of memories from sports participation.
Attention families of sixth-grade students
Recently a postcard regarding Sossaman Middle School open house and registration information was sent in error to some families that are in the Cooley Middle School feeder pattern. Please note: Students that reside in the Coronado, HTA, Gateway Pointe and Chaparral boundaries are assigned to attend Cooley Middle School. On Jan. 9, 2017, sixth-grade students will receive a handout with registration information. Please read it carefully.
Both middle schools are holding open house events the same day and time, beginning at 5 p.m. Jan. 11. Please attend the open house for your assigned middle school. If you are interested in open enrollment and attending a school outside your boundaries, please complete an open enrollment form and submit it by Feb. 1 for priority placement.
If you have further questions, please see Cooley Middle School’s website or contact the campus directly, 480.279.8300.
Cooley Middle School 6th Grade Open House
Cooley Middle School will be holding their Sixth Grade Open House Night on Wednesday, January 11th from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Each core academic department will have an informational table set up in their department’s hallway. Elective teachers will be on campus that night to talk about their programs and clubs will have information available and have sign-ups for students who are interested in joining. Principal Shawn Varner will be speaking about the culture at CMS and Assistant Principal and Athletic Director Josh Vanderflught will be addressing our athletics program. Please watch the CMS website for more details about this night. We hope to see you here!
Parents of 2017/18 7-12th graders
Students who will be in middle school and high school during the 2017-18 school year will make course selections online in January. Parents and guardians need to be sure they have a ParentVue account to help with this new process. ParentVue also allows families to see student grades and attendance information.
To obtain a ParentVue account, call your school office when they reopen on Jan. 9, after winter break.
HUSD Food Service Announcement
Beginning January 9, students without sufficient funds in their meal accounts to pay for a meal may be given a USDA approved alternative meal instead of the regular hot lunch.
Please check your student’s balance and make a deposit if needed at www.mymealtime.com
You may also send a check or cash in an envelope to your elementary or middle school office, or to the café with your high school student.
Please contact Food Service if you have any questions.
Higley Academic Blitz
Current and incoming high school and middle school students and their families are invited to learn about the many options available in Higley Unified School District to help prepare them for future college and career choices during Higley's Academic Blitz.
The event will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Williams Field High School, 2076 S. Higley Road, Gilbert. It is open to all area students.
Workshops topics include: AP Classes (HHS & WFHS offer nearly 20 class titles), Dual Enrollment Classes (HHS & WFHS offer dozens of class titles), Career & Technical Education Programs, College Entrance Processes, Middle and High School Transition, Middle School Elective Options, Junior ROTC and more.
Learn more at husd.org/academicblitz
Mandarin Immersion Program 2016-17
Coronado Elementary School is accepting students in kindergarten, first, second, and third-grade for its Mandarin Choice Program for the 2016-17 school year.
Students in the Mandarin Immersion program will receive instruction in both Mandarin and English during their school day. Math and science are taught by a native Mandarin speaker. Language arts and social studies are taught by an English-speaking teacher. The students also participate in all other programs at Coronado, including physical education, the arts, after-school options and more.
Parents and families can learn more about the program during upcoming meetings at Coronado, 4333 S. DeAnza Blvd., Gilbert. A list of upcoming meetings can be found at www.husd.org/mandarin.