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Return to School Update

After carefully reviewing the data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, the Governing Board voted to approve a modified return to in-person classes. The motion means that students will remain in full-time distance learning through October 21 and then will begin the transition to a hybrid in-person learning model starting on Thursday, October 22. For more information, please review our Return to School Update in English or Spanish.

Families, please read the flyers below on our reopening expectations, daily school checklist, and health precautions to help you determine when to send your child to school or keep them at home. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

We know you have questions about this unusual school year. Here you will find some frequently asked questions.

Free School Meal Update

Free school meals are available for pick up on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 10:00 a.m. to noon and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Country Place Leadership Academy and Estrella Vista STEM Academy. This opportunity is open to all children, ages 18 and younger. Please note the change in schedule for November 11, 2020, Veteran's Day. 

For more information, please read our distribution flyers:

Student Start Dates

After a comprehensive review of options to reopen schools in person, the Littleton Elementary School District Governing Board voted to welcome students back to campus in the following manner:

  • Kindergarten through eighth grade students who selected model B and were placed in model B2 will begin school on Thursday, October 22, 2020. These students will attend in person on Thursdays and Fridays and continue to participate in dynamic distance learning on other school days.
  • Kindergarten through eighth grade students who selected model B and were placed in model B1 will begin school on Monday, October 26, 2020. These students will attend in person on Mondays and Tuesdays and continue dynamic distance learning on the other school days.
  • All students will participate in dynamic distance learning as they have been until Thursday, October 22, 2020.
  • Students who selected model C will remain online for the remainder of the semester.

Please take a moment to review our plan for reopening which includes updated safety and mitigation plans.

Virtual Athletic Clinic

Registration for the Littleton Virtual Athletic Clinic is now open. Any interested student in grades sixth to eighth will be able to participate. There will be three different sports to choose from and the cost is $1. Please see our flyers below for more information. 

National Bully Prevention Month

October is National Bully Prevention Month. As you work hard to support your child make their day, take time to teach them to make someone else’s too.

Arizona Parental Rights Handbook

The liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health of their children is a fundamental right. To learn more about your rights as a parent, please read our Arizona parental rights handbook in its entirety.

Community Classroom

Please view our November 2020 interactive resource designed by our social work team to help connect our families with different agencies and provide virtual support. To view the resources in Spanish, please scroll to the second slide.

Past Resources

Preschool Scholarships

Preschool scholarships are now available. Please call 623-478-5613 or 623-478-5682 and schedule an appointment to submit an application. For more information, please review our flyer in English or flyer in Spanish.

ParentVUE Portal

The Littleton Elementary School District is using ParentVUE to push out important information. If you have not already done so, please make sure you can log in to the ParentVUE portal. ParentVUE is where you will find the 2020-21 Parent-Student Handbook and attendance. If you see that your student is marked absent, and you know that your child has been attending, please contact the teacher to correct the attendance.