Free breakfast and lunch will be available this summer for all kids under the age of 18, Monday through Friday, starting May 31. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 am to 8:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Adults are welcome to join their children for the low cost of $1.50 for breakfast and $2.80 for lunch.
The P.R.I.D.E. Summer Club kicks off on May 31 with a variety of activities to help kids grow physically, emotionally and academically in a safe environment. With arts & crafts, gymnasium games and field trips, there is something for everyone!
The Pendergast Elementary School District believes that the Dual Language Program will prepare students to meet the challenges of an interdependent global community by providing a bilingual and multicultural learning environment. Students will communicate in another language, master all curricular subjects and develop intercultural understanding and respect.
Our Vision: Empowering Excellence and Success Our Beliefs: Pendergast sets high expectations! We provide diverse educational experiences for all students to have the knowledge, skills and opportunities that prepare them for the future. Our Mission: The Pendergast Elementary School District provides a quality education for all students so they can compete globally in their future endeavors and aspirations.
MCESA Tax Credit Portal - This portal will allow you to select Pendergast or an individual Pendergast school to donate a tax deductible contribution. For a small fee, you may donate directly to Pendergast with a credit or debit card and receive a receipt to submit for a tax deduction.
Superintendent Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux and the Pendergast Elementary School District BEE-LIEVES in your children and their dreams for the future!
In Dr. Matos DeBlieux's June message, she shares Pendergast's commitment to customer service.
Use this handy guide of Upcoming Events, so you wont miss any of the amazing things that Pendergast has to offer.
New to the Pendergast Elementary School District? Here is how to register your child in your neighborhood Pendergast School.
We are looking for outstanding candidates to "Empower Excellence and Success" in our 10,000 students on twelve campuses. We have openings in kindergarten through 8th grade, special education, instructional assistants, clerical, maintenance and transportation.
The Pendergast Early Learning Center is now registering for the 2015-2016 school year! The ELC, located at the Pendergast Learning Center, offers early care and education for children in a warm and cheerful environment.
Find out what's being served for breakfast and lunch at your school by accessing our new Online Menus >>
Charlie's Cafe, located at the Pendergast Learning Center, offers everything from breakfast sandwiches, muffins and yogart to cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, pizza, salads made fresh dailys.
Pendergast Elementary School District Announces that it will Provide Meals Under the National School Lunch Program, USDA School Foods Program and/or School Breakfast Progam. Find Out More >>
The Pendergast Wellness Committee would like to invite you to join us at our upcoming meetings. Meeting Dates & Times >>
Understanding the Budget: Find out more about how the Pendergast Elementary School District spends money by watching this fun and informative video. View the Video >>
We would like to thank our Partners in Education who's generosity helps us provide an educational experience beyond what is possible with public dollars. These partnerships are vital in helping the community and Pendergast work and grow together.
Pendergast District Office Summer Hours
Pendergast is committed to making a positive impact on the environment by implementing responsible practices for the conservation of energy. Implementing new summer hours allows us to minimize our overall environmental impact and reduce our carbon footprint.
DISTRICT OFFICE SUMMER HOURS
Dates: Week of May 30 through the week of July 29
Days: Monday through Thursday (Closed Fridays)
Times: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Pendergast and MIHS are Partnering for a FREE Community Health & Resource Fair
Pendergast Free Medical Screenings, Community Resources, Backpacks, School Supplies and More!
Pendergast and Maricopa Integrated Health Systems are teaming up for a FREE Community Health and Resource Fair on July 23, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pendergast Community Center (PCC).
Attention Parents, Teachers & Community!
Pendergast Elementary School District intends to implement the "Nu-Culture Cultivating Urban Leaders Through Unique Relationship Education" curriculum for grades 6-8 this coming year. This new curriculum will be submitted for approval at the School Board meeting on August 16, 2016. The "Nu-Culture" curriculum will be on display in the Board Room located at the Pendergast District Office from June 13 through August 15, 2016.
Pendergast Rewards Staff Attendance with $7,000 Giveaway
Thirty-nine employees had perfect attendance for the 2015-2016 school year! Out of the thirty-nine, one certified and one classified employee were selected randomly and were able to select either an Apple Vacation or a 3-day trip to Rocky Point, Mexico.
Little Rhythms Children's Music Development Class is a FREE, fun and interactive music class where you bond with your child as they learn, sing, craft and play together. Your little one will learn through activities that stimulate brain growth, enhance social development and build motor skills.
Class is open to everyone, but space is limited. Registration is required.
1, 2, 3, 4 Parents! Parenting Children Ages 1 to 4
Becoming a parent is a life-changing event and life as a parent keeps changing, too. In this three-week program, parents and caregivers of 1 to 4-year-olds learn to:
- Strengthen the bond between parent and child
- Use positive discipline
- Offer choices and consequences
The Pendergast Elementary School District is seeking to adopt supplemental online resources for English Language Arts, Math and also for Kindergarten through 5th grade Science. The 60 day public review will be initiated on May 27th and will run through July 27th. These materials provide teachers with support in teaching the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts, and Math. The science materials are aligned with the Arizona Science Standards.
AZCentral: Grace Martinez cut herself because of the pain of bullying, but friends got her help and now the Copper King Elementary teen is a school leader.
Beyond the Mirage Stack Sharing Event - Earth Day 2016
On Friday, April 22, 2016 approximately 500 6th-8th graders at schools in Pendergast, Peoria, Phoenix, Dysart and Washington School Districts will share and judge each other’s mini-documentaries about water, built through the new Beyond the Mirage web experience.
Pendergast Elementary School is one of only 2 schools in Phoenix and 114 schools across the country to receive the grant. Beyond providing devices, Apple has a professional development team that is working closely with the school to ensure teachers are prepared to successfully implement the 1:1 initiative in their classrooms
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