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    Kerry Kester
    Congratulations to Hartford Sylvia Encinas Technology Teacher Kerry Kester who recieved a $2,500 STEM grant from the Phoenix Suns and APS. She was honored during a Phoenix Suns game and has already used the grant money to purchase Bee Bots to use with her kindergarten and 1st grade students. APS/Phoenix Suns Stem Grant - Photo Album
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    Hartford TOP Classes Family Showcase
    Families were invited to the Hartford TOP (Talent + Opportunity = Promise) classes' showcase in December to see some of the Project Based Learning taking place in our TOP classes. Hartford TOP Classes Family Showcase - Photo Album
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    Hasan Cecunjani
    Congratulations to Hasan Cecunjanin whose Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest entry was selected as the school winner for Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary. For over 30 years, Lions clubs around the globe have sponsored this international art contest to give children everywhere the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. Audrey was awarded a certificate and cash prize from the Sun Lakes Lion's Club, sponsored by Intel.
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    Healthy Eating Lesson
    Kindergarten students learned about healthy eating as part of an outreach lesson from the University of Arizona.
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    Monthly Books
    Many classrooms were adopted by donors to receive a new book monthly from Scholastic. Thank you to our donors!
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    Mindful Habits
    Luanne Foster's third grade class tried out some mindful habits.
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    Bookends Performances
    The Bookends group from Chandler High came and performed for our students.
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    Book Reports on a Shirt
    Sixth graders had fun showing off their book report on a shirt. So creative! Sixth Grade Book Report Shirts Project - Photo Album
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    First Lego League Robotics
    Our First Lego League Robotics team is underway. Thank you, Intel Mentors and the non-profit Education Empowers, for your support!
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    Art Club
    Our students in Art Club learned about oil pastels and created their own masterpieces.
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    Writing to the Troops
    Our students worked with the American Legion to write letters to the troops. The letters will be mailed to bring cheer to the troops during the holidays.
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    Little Library
    Hartford puchased a Little Library -- a library where students can take a book, return a book, borrow a book or share a book.
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    Artist In Residence
    The kindergarten classes are learning about music and movement from our Artist in Residence, Mr. Jeffrey.
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    Sun Devil Club Grant
    Principal Heather Anguiano received a grant for $2,500 from the ASU Sun Devil Club.
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    Technology teacher Kerry Kester received a $2,500 grant from APS and the Phoenix Suns. She will use the money to purchase coding robots.
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    Peace Poster Contest
    Congratulations to sixth grader Hasan Cecunjanin who won our school's Peace Poster contest.
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    Sarah Wray
    Director of Community Education and Transportation Steve Hewitt and the transportation department visited Hartford Sylvia Encinas to surprise first grade teacher Sarah Wray, thanking her for jumping in and helping with an emergency situation.
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    Celebration of Students
    A lot of students were recognized and celebrated for their first quarter attendance, leadership and grades!
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    Fire Safety Lessons
    Chandler Fire came out and taught our students about fire safety.
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    Marble Challenge
    Mary Bui's sixth graders completed the marble challenge.
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    ACP Oakland Spanish Club
    Students from the ACP Oakland Spanish club came over and played with some Huskies! What great role models and a great partnership.
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    Congratulations to Hartford Sylvia Encinas teacher, Luanne Foster, who was one of five CUSD teachers surprised Thursday, October 31 with a $5,000 2019 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. The funds will be used to update our school garden.
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    Sun Devil Athletics
    Hartford was selected for a $2,500 grant from the Extra Yard for the Teacher program through the Pac 12 Conference, Sun Devil Athletics and the Sun Devil Club. The grant award is in recognition for the hard work Hartford teachers do that "Extra Yard" for their students.
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    Patriot Day Service
    Hartford students all contributed to a poster to honor Patriot's Day. The Huskies were encouraged to find a service project that they can do for others.
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    Japanese Writing Lesson
    A Japanese exchange student taught Miss Roberts' fifth grade class how to write their name in Japanese.
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    Kindergarten Donors
    THANK YOU to our kind donors who adopted Mrs. Vierthaler's kindergartners! The donors committed to purchasing a new book for each student throughout the school year.
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    6th Grade Library Cards
    Mrs. Palafox and the sixth grade team invited the Chandler Public library to our school. They talked about library services and gave every sixth grader a library card.
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    Elks Dictionary Gift
    Thank you to the Elks Lodge of Chandler who gave every Hartford Sylvia Encinas third grade student a bilingual dictionary.
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    Custodial Team
    Congratulations to our amazing custodial team, who were recognized for keeping our school clean!
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    Deep Equity Symposium
    Hartford had a large group of staff members who attended the inaugural Deep Equity Symposium.
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    Hardworking and dedicated staff
    The hardworking and dedicated staff committed two days to learning more about Thinking Maps and Writing... always striving to learn more!
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    Seven year students at Hartford
    A group of Hartford students was recognized for completing SEVEN years at Hartford! They entered as preschoolers and left as amazing sixth graders.
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    Kindergarten Class Friendships
    Mrs. Hickey's kindergarten class kicked off the year learning about friendships and working well with others.
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    Setting personal and learning goals
    Miss Roberts' fifth grade class began the year by setting personal and learning goals.
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    First principal coffee of the year
    The Hartford adults came out in full force for the first principal coffee of the year. The adults are invited to a monthly coffee where they can receive updates about the school and share information from the community.
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    Our families had great attendance at our annual curriculum and Title I meeting.
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    TOP class 3-D Printer
    Mr. Plitz and his third grade advanced TOP (Talent + Opportunity = Promise) class created a school mascot with their new 3-D printer.
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    Destination College
    A group of 30 fifth graders had the opportunity to attend Destination College with Mr. Morales Ruan. Thank you to Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) for sponsoring this amazing opportunity! Chandler Education Foundation: Destination College website
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    Mark Solbol
    Congratulations to Hartford teacher Mark Solbol who was one of three CUSD teachers invited to attend the Arizona Diamondbacks Science of Baseball on April 13 at Chase Ballfield. The Arizona Diamondbacks Science of Baseball provides a mechanism for teachers to help students improve their academic performance. Their goal is to translate students' love of baseball into an appreciation, understanding, and passion of the science and mathematics underlying the sport.
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    Project Lead the Way
    Congratulations to Hartford Sylvia Encinas, honored as one of only 214 elementary schools in the U.S. as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School, recognized for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through its Launch PLTW programs. Whether designing a car safety belt or building digital animations based on their own short stories, PLTW Launch students engage in critical and creative thinking, build teamwork skills, and develop a passion for and confidence in STEM subjects. We would like to thank Intel for their generous support of this program over the years through monetary donations and classroom volunteerism.
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    Robotics club
    Fifth grade teacher Jess Morales Ruan and Principal Heather Anguiano recently organized a robotics club at Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary and joined the Intel 50 wonder project. The event held prior to break was a huge hit with students.
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    Katlyn Saltzstein's second grade class
    Katlyn Saltzstein's second grade class is participating in random acts of kindness every day this month.
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    Mrs. Vierthaler
    Congratulations to Hartford Sylvia Encinas teacher Kym Vierthaler who was surprised Thursday, October 25 with a 2018 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant. Mrs. Vierthaler's wish is to provide field trips and guest speakers for the children. Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers website
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    Kindergarten students
    Hartford kindergartners had fun coding with their Ozobots.
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    Western picnic
    The Hartford Huskies had fun at their annual western picnic.
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    Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tour
    Hartford was honored to host the last of Mayor Tibshraeby's listening tours.
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    Guitar club
    Mr. Nguyen will be starting a guitar club this year for our students.
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    Mrs. Rabara
    Hartford loves having Mrs. Rabara as our reading coach. She helps students and teachers.
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    Hartford students
    Many Hartford students were adopted by outside donors to receive a free Scholastic book each month.
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    Maria Aguirre-Acedo
    Congratulations to Hartford teacher Maria Aguirre-Acedo who was recognized as one of the top three Best Elementary Teachers in the East Valley Tribune's "Best of Chandler" awards!
    • Best Elementary School Teacher: Third Place: Maria Aguirre-Acedo, Hartford Sylvia Encinas.
    The Choice is Yours: Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary!
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