LES District News

Things are constantly moving in our growing district! This is the page where we keep you informed about upcoming events, important school news and awards, and much more; bookmark us, and be sure to check back often!

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Bus Incident

On the morning of Wednesday, November 14 one of the Littleton Elementary School District buses was hit by a truck that ran a stop sign, and the impact resulted in the bus rolling over on its side. The pink bus was traveling west on Southern as typical for the start of this run. There were only six children from Tres Rios Service Academy on the bus along with the driver. The brave Pumas did an excellent job getting out of the bus just as they had practiced. Students also used their License-To-Learn ID cards to get on the bus this morning, which made it possible for us to determine who was on board and connect with their families.

School personnel were on site along with first responders and quickly contacted the parents of the students involved. No major injuries were reported, and all students were reunited with their families this morning. The bus driver was transported to a nearby hospital and is being evaluated. We are grateful to the members of the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office, the Avondale Fire Department, and the Avondale Police Department who evaluated and released the students on site. It has also been reported that a nearby homeowner came to the aid of the students and even provided blankets and support.

Please read our bus incident press release for further details. The district will follow up on the progress of the students, the driver, and the repairs to the bus at a later date.

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Collier Elementary Garden Project

Third graders in Ms. Older's class are getting a hands-on education when it comes to gardening. Our Collier teacher wanted to get her students involved in the process of creating a garden with materials from valley businesses along with guidance and help from Duncan Family Farms. Students learned what kind of soil to use, how to make a compost bucket, what types of plants to plant, and how often to water them. To read more about the project, visit Arizona Future.

Tax Credit Information

Reduce your Arizona state tax by contributing to Littleton Elementary District schools! The state of Arizona allows taxpayers to take advantage of wonderful tax credits. Please consider donating to the Littleton Elementary District schools. Simply download, print, and return a form to the district office or any one of our schools today. Our goal is to double the amount collected last year. We need your help to accomplish this! Remember, a tax credit is better than a tax deduction.

Register to Vote

To register to vote, please follow the directions on the registration website.

Constant Contact

We have been using Constant Contact, a new digital tool to quickly get information out to our partners. Information includes news, as well as requests to participate in surveys. Thanks to all of our partners who have been participating. To date, information went out to all parents who had an email address on file with the school and those who requested information through the Constant Contact. You can subscribe to our new digital news on the Constant Contact website.

Eva's Bistro

Eva's Bistro is open to the public and serves breakfast and lunch on school days. Check out our menu, and come join us for food that's good for the soul!

Facebook and Twitter

Did you know that LESD is using social media to share information with our community? Whether you use Facebook or Twitter, you will find current information about our schools. Please click to "like" or "follow," so you can see how we are "Leading in Learning, Caring, and Growing."

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