Superintendent Dr. Jacob A. Chávez presented the Superintendent's Award of Excellence to Debbie
Alvarez who is joined by her family
At the Governing Board meeting on September 24, 2014, Debbie Alvarez, Instructional Support Specialist at Starlight Park School, received the Superintendent’s Award of Excellence. Her nomination states, “Debbie began her career 26 years ago at Starlight Park and has had many positions that have impacted our school, the students, and the community. She was a kindergarten teacher for 17 years and then in 2005, she became the Language Support Specialist. Currently, she serves as the Instructional Support Specialist. Debbie has dedicated her career to improving student achievement, supporting school and district initiatives, coaching teachers, and providing exceptional customer service to our community. She goes well above and beyond her responsibilities as a teacher and assists with school-wide events, serves on committees, supports the
Cartwright District Receives a "B" from AZ Department of Education
For the third straight year, Cartwright School District received a "B" rating from the Arizona Department of Education. We are very proud of our "B" but we will continue striving for an "A". Once again, our students outperformed students in neighboring schools and districts. Cartwright students, parents, and staff are to be commended for these outstanding academic achievement gains.
We are particularly proud of Sunset and Heatherbrae schools for receiving "A" ratings for the third year in a row. Additionally, of the 1,676 schools in the State of Arizona, Sunset School is ranked #16. Congratulations to all students, staff members, and families of Sunset and Heatherbrae. Heatherbrae and Sunset were honored at the August 27th Governing Board meeting for being "A" schools.
L to R. Governing Board President Steve Gallardo, Heatherbrae Asst. Principal Julie Case,
Heatherbrae Principal Eva Stevens, Sunset Principal Kristi Wells, Superintendent Dr. Jacob A.
To view more information about our accountability grades from the Arizona Department of Education, click HERE.