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Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri8:25 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Wed8:25 a.m. - 1:55 p.m.

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Mon - Fri7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

Dec 13th - Band Concert - 6:30 P.M.

Dec 14th - Holiday Night - 5:30 P.M.

Dec 18th - Orchestra Concert - 6:30 P.M.

Dec. 21st - Extra Early Release 12:25

Dec. 22nd - Jan. 6th - Holiday Break

Jan. 7th - School Resumes

Jan. 8th PTO meeting 3:15 p.m. - Media Center

Jan. 14th - 18th - Parent Conference Meetings - All Week

Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Day - No School

Jan. 24th - STEM / Math Night -  Come join us for STEM family fun!  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Jan. 30th - Feb. 1st -  5th Grade Science Camp

Feb. 8th - Red Carpet Affair - Family Dance and Dinner

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Mendoza rated an "A" School - 2018

Mendoza's Vision, Mission, and Promise

 

Mendoza Elementary’s
Vision, Mission, Values and Promise


Our Vision…

Learning for LIFE    

 

Our Mission…

To develop social, emotional, and academic growth in every student

 

Our Core Values…

At Mendoza Elementary we:


Are polite, respectful, accountable, well-prepared, and safe

Focus on learning                 

Embrace challenges

Celebrate growth

 

Our Promise…

At Mendoza we promise to create a learning environment in which every student feels empowered by their education.


 

Enroll Your Child at Mendoza - 

Please find all the online enrollment information at:

http://www.mpsaz.org/enroll 

 

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Janet Spicer AZ Gifted Teacher of the Year 

 

Janet Spicer Gifted Teacher of the Year

 

Congratulations to Janet Spicer who was named

Arizona Gifted Teacher of the Year! 

 

 

Mendoza Elementary 

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Mendoza Elementary is an "A" Rated school by the AZ. State Dept. of Education.  Mendoza has a strong focus on academics as well as STEM education that serves Kindergarten through Sixth grade students.  Our goal is to provide students with engaging learning opportunities that allow students to reach their fullest potential and prepare them for success in life. 

Mendoza Elementary offers students an engaging and challenging educational experience with a strong focus on the academic curriculum, and a focus on engaging STEM lessons and activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students learn through a variety of differentiated methods such as student centered problem solving and inquiry.  

The Mendoza staff are dedicated to fostering a love for learning in each student by offering solid academic guidance and challenging classroom settings.  Our staff promotes positive behavior and leadership opportunities where students are acknowledged frequently for their hard work and effort.  

We are committed to working with our students, parents, and families to achieve the best learning environment possible. 

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Arizona STEM School Community of Practice

Mendoza has participated and partnered with the AZ. STEM Community of Practice for the past three years to build our STEM education program at Mendoza.  Arizona SciTech, the state’s leading innovator and proponent of STEM education provides a joint initiative between hi-tech businesses, community members, educators, student, and parents to create the AZ. STEM School Community of Practice.  Through this process our Mendoza team has participated in professional development with Intel, the Arizona Science Center, and the Maricopa Education Service Agency to design innovative lessons and opportunities for students.  Since we started in the first cohort of school we have collaborated with 57 forward thinking, creative schools that are dedicated to sharing best practices and finding solutions to educate our students in the field of STEM and prepare them for the high tech needs for the future.
Read more about MPS's move into STEM education by clicking here. You can also read about Mendoza's move into STEM education by clicking here.

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SRP School of Energy Program

Mendoza has a partnership with the SRP School of Energy Program with our 4th & 5th grade classrooms to teach students about energy.  The SRP School of Energy program is an interactive program designed to engage teachers, students, administration, and facilities personnel in energy conservation efforts by changing behaviors and improving facilities efficiency.  SRP has partnered with Mendoza and teaches several lessons to students on energy production and energy conservation.


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Mendoza has developed a partnership with Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation.  ASU has partnered with Mrs. Collin’s 5th/6th grade classroom in a program pilot program to integrate social emotional learning with STEM, reading, and math standards in the classroom.  Students engage with a service learning dog who helps them learn academic concepts as well as learning about social and emotional situations though a curriculum developed by Arizona State University

 
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Thank you to the Fiesta Bowl Charities for donating $5.000 to Ms. Spicer and her Gifted program to purchase new laptop computers our classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mendoza Awards

 

2015- 2018 Mendoza has been recognized as one of “America’s Healthiest Schools” by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization that empowers kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits.  Mendoza has proudly earned a “Bronze Level  Award”.  America’s Healthiest Schools earned the distinction by successfully meeting a rigorous set of criteria for serving healthier meals and snacks, getting students moving more, offering high-quality health and physical education, and empowering school leaders to be healthy role models.