Ag Education at Ash Creek School!

IMG_0673.JPGI want to start by introducing myself. My name is Moiria White. I was born and raised on a beef cattle ranch in Northeastern Arizona. I attended college at the Colorado State University and graduated with a degree in Animal Science. After college, I worked on a couple ranches and had a variety of jobs until I found my passion for education. I begin in education as a special education teacher’s aide and then went on to get my teaching certificate. I taught Ag Education and Science at Willcox High School for 6 years until I was given an amazing opportunity to work for Riverview LLP at our Coronado Site here in Kansas Settlement.

Riverview is an agricultural partnership based out of Morris, Minnesota.  We have an open-door policy and want to be involved as much as possible in our local communities. One of the most important goals of our organization is community outreach and education, especially focused on helping young people understand the importance of agriculture.

And the most exciting part of my work is collaborating with local schools.   We have begun a special partnership with Ash Creek Elementary. I will be coming into the classroom once a week to teach the students about agriculture.  Because I work in the industry and I have an education background, I hope to bring a unique and engaging energy to the classroom to get the 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students energized about the opportunities that Agriculture in Cochise County has to offer. I plan to work closely with Ms. Marvick and align my lessons with State Academic Standards in both Science and Math. We also plan to take as many field trips as possible to let these young people see and learn firsthand about the agricultural industry in and around our community.

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Board Vacancy

Public Notice of Board Vacancy

Ash Creek Elementary School Board is seeking interested citizens to fill one board vacancy. To be eligible to hold this seat a person must, be a registered voter, be a citizen of the United States of America, be at least 18 years of age, possess their civil rights, have continually resided within the school district for at least one year immediately preceding taking office, and the candidate or their spouse cannot be employed by the district. Citizens should make their interest known in writing to the Superintendent of Schools: Jacqui Clay, at the Cochise County School Superintendent Office P.O. Box 208, Bisbee, Arizona 85603 Fax 520-432-7136, email kenriquez@cochise.az.gov by July 12, 2017.

Citizen’s letters of interest should include the following:

Name

Address

Phone Number

Information about yourself including education, work experience, and why you would like to be a board member.

For additional information, please contact Mrs. Sue Shepard at 520-824-3340 or 520-975-3173

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K-2 Teacher Sought

Ash Creek Elementary School is accepting applications for a K-2nd grade teacher for the 2017/2018 school year. Applications available at the office at 6460 E. Highway 181, Sunizona or by calling 520-824-3340.  Please ask for Mrs. Shepard. EOE

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School Choice Week Performance

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Visitors, staff, and students gather after our pancake breakfast and student performance on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, for National School Choice Week.

 

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Ash Creek Celebrates National School Choice Week

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Ash Creek Elementary School District 53 will hold a special event at the school on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM to celebrate National School Choice Week.

This event will feature a pancake breakfast and student performance.

National School Choice Week is a non-partisan, non-political effort that raises awareness about the importance of effective education options for students.

Ash Creek Elementary is an arts integrated school, has small class sizes, great teachers and staff, individualized student computers, state of the art learning software, highly advanced curriculum standards, on campus public library, and multiple field trips exposing our students to culture, science, history and nature.

This event commemorates National School Choice Week 2017, which is America’s largest- annual celebration of opportunity in education. Choice in education means better outcomes for families.

Please RSVP no later than Tuesday January 17, 2017. Phone: 520-824-3340

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Barry Ward Returns!

Ash Creek Elementary School is proud to welcome back Barry Ward on February 1, 2017, to share his love of this country through his music.

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Our students loved Barry Ward’s concert last year.

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Veterans Day Lunch

Ash Creek Elementary is holding its annual Veterans Day Lunch on Thursday, November 10th at 12:00pm.

Please RSVP at 520-824-3340.

Thank you for your service!

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Barry Ward, Cowboy Singer, Visits Ash Creek

We were fortunate to receive a visit from Barry Ward, a singer/songwriter from the plains of Kansas. Mr. Ward is in Arizona to perform at the Cowboy Poetry Festival, and stopped by our school to give a special performance. He made quite an impression on Ash Creek students!

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Thank You!

We know that parents have a choice when they select an educational setting for their children. We appreciate our parents’ support and dedication to Ash Creek Elementary School.

Ash Creek Public Schools

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Change in School Tax Credit Policy

Eligible contributions made to a public school from January 1 through April 15 of a calendar year may now be used as a tax credit on the prior year’s tax return. This means that contributions made to Ash Creek School from January 1, 2016 to April 15, 2016 may now be used as a tax credit on either your 2015 or 2016 Arizona income tax return. This increases your opportunity and flexibility in making a tax credit donation to Ash Creek School.

To make a donation, see How to Help above where you will find a link to the tax credit form.

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