Please join us on April 5 at the Pendergast Community Center for the 2017 Pendergast District Music Festival. The festivities begin at 6:00 pm and will include guest clinician conductors, a concert band and steel drums.
Please Note: Student musicians should arrive at the PCC at 1:30 pm to check in.
Join us on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for the Phoenix Family Health and Resource Fair. This FREE event is being held at the Pendergast Community Center and will include onsite enrollments and medical screenings. For more information call 602-344-2550.
It's never too early to start thinking about your Arizona School Tax Credit contribution. You can make contributions anytime! Please join us in "BEE"-lieving in our 10,000 students and reduce your tax bill at the same time by giving to the Tax Credit Program in the Pendergast District.
It's cool to be kind and everyone in the Pendergast Elementary School District is pledging to make a difference. Pendergast is joining The Be Kind People Project beginning in the 2016-2017 school year.
As your Governing Board, we work with Administration, Staff, Parents and the Community to provide a quality education for all students so they compete globally in their future endeavors and aspirations.
Quick Tip allows authorized district administrators to receive tips at any time and have the ability to respond in a timely manner to issues that impacts the school or individual students.
The reported issues range from peer pressure, threats, depression, weapons, suicide and bullying. Anyone with access to the web or a smartphone has access to Quick Tip.
Superintendent Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux and the Pendergast Elementary School District BEE-LIEVES in your child's future!
In Dr. DeBlieux's March message, she talks about the importance of conference like the National Association for Bi-lingual Education (NABE) Education Conference.
LOGIN TO DREAMBOX LEARNING MATH AT HOME! DreamBox gives students the opportunity to practice math at their academic level through interactive math games. Dreambox develops conceptual understanding, computational fluency, problem-solving ability and makes learning fun.
New to the Pendergast Elementary School District? Here is how to register your child in your neighborhood Pendergast School.
We are excited to introduce a new way to make a Tax and Gift Donation online.
By making a tax credit donation, you are helping to make a positive impact in the lives of our students.
The Pendergast Early Learning Center is now registering for the 2016-2017 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 >>
The Pendergast Wellness Committee would like to invite you to join us at our upcoming meetings. 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.
Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life
The recently published Arizona Child Fatality Review Program annual report states that 768 Arizona children died last year; 39% of those deaths were preventable. The report says suicides have increased 81% since 2009 stating one factor is the stigma associated with asking for help. It is time for everyone to take a stand and care enough to save a life!
Upcoming Gifted Testing
The Pendergast Elementary School District is committed to identifying and supporting gifted students as required by the State of Arizona ARS 15-779. We do this by ensuring that students are properly identified and supported in their area(s) of qualification. All Pendergast schools will be conducting assessments to determine eligibility for gifted services during the weeks of: November 1, 2016; February 20, 2017; and May 1, 2017. If you think your student will qualify for these services and you would like them to be tested this May 2017, please contact your child's teacher before April 20, 2017.
Students to Compete in Vex World Robotics Championship
Three teams of students from Desert Mirage Elementary have earned the opportunity to represent the District at the 2017 Vex Worlds - Vex IQ Robotics Challenge in Louisville, Kentucky.
DM Student Wins the Be Kind People Project's National Writing Contest
A Desert Mirage student has won the Be Kind People Project's National Writing Contest with her essay "Why We Should be a Kind Nation."
Volunteer in the Pendergast Elementary School District and Make a Difference!
We truly appreciate the volunteers that serve in a variety of capacities throughout the Pendergast Elementary School District. Whether in offices, classrooms, playgrounds or on field trips, volunteers enrich the educational experience for Pendergast students. Although working with students is a great responsibility, it is also highly rewarding.
Pendergast Chief Human Resource Officer Elected to ASPAA Leadership Position
Patti Tussey, Executive Director of the Human Resource Department, was recently elected to the office of Vice-President Elect of the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association for the 2017-18 year.
Parent & Student Handbook 2016-17
The purpose of the 2016-2017 handbook is to inform parents and students of the policies, procedures, and operations of the Pendergast Elementary School District. It presents information highlighting District policies and guidelines necessary for the academic achievement, safety, welfare, and well-being of our students.
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