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Florence K-8 LIP DUB
School Hours & Phone Numbers

School Hours for 2014-2015

 Kinder - 8th Grade:
8:15 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. 
OCS/Athletics Release @ 5:00 p.m.
 Kinder - 8th Grade:
 8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
No OCS/Athletics on ER Days

Students may not be on campus 
before 7:45a.m. as there is no adult supervision.

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 520-866-3540 x2004
Attendance Line: 520-866-3549

Mr. Allee's January Newsletter

Hello Gophers!

What a great finish to the semester, which seemed to fly by. Some of the great things that took place were the three K-2 choir events, the co-orchestra concert with Anthem, and the band concert at  Florence High School. It is great to see the progress of our kids over the semester and it is an example to the students how hard work pays off, plus they get to showcase their talent.

Our special event was the classroom competition to collect donations. The school raised over $400 which were given to two local food banks. The winning classrooms were Mrs. Katie Bradeen and Mr. Jerry Ysagguirre. We had an assembly for each floor and the teachers reward was pie in the face. It was a lot of fun for all.

We closed out the semester with the benchmarks. The attendance was great and the kids were on task. We will use the benchmarks to plan for additional support or enrichment as needed by the students. I really appreciate how our teachers approach benchmarks. They work to prepare the kids, but they do so in a positive manner.

I am excited for the second semester. We have a great staff here and  expect all to come together again for the kids in 2015.    

Go Gophers, 

John Allee

BB (Boys/Girls), Cheer, Wrestling TRYOUTSMonday, March 30-Friday, April 3
*Sports Physical, $50.00 Pay to Pay Fee must be turned in
Football Playoffs (1st Round)DATESWednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:00pm
Football Playoffs (2nd Round) - TBADATESMonday, March 2, 2015 at 6:00pm
Volleyball Playoffs (1st Round) - TBADATESMonday, March 2, 2015 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Volleyball Playoffs (2nd Round) - TBADATESWednesady, March 4, 2015 at 5:00pm
Florence K-8 SARSEF Winners

Student: Maya Valencia
Project: Screen or Paper SARSEF
Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place 
Teacher: Andrea Padilla 

Student: Laylen Diggs
Project: Does One Hour of Sunlight Affect THe Growth of Butterflies
Category: Animal and Plant Sciences
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place SEABA Honorable Mention Award
Teacher: Jerry Ysaguirre
Gopher Parent & Student Survey

Parents/Guardians & Students,
Below are the parent and student survey links. Please take a moment and help Florence K-8 become a better school by hearing your thoughts and opinions on how we are doing. 

Click for Parent Survey (English)

Click for Parent Survey (Spanish)

Click for Student Survey (Grades 3-5)

Click for Student Survey (Grades 6-8)

YEARBOOK 2014-2015