SUSD News

We promise to keep you informed with the latest district announcements, policy changes, and exciting events. Please be sure to check this page often.

Mr. Lazaro Aguilar Honored

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, Highland Primary staff, students, and PTSO honored their custodian, Mr. Lazaro Aguilar, for his hard work. The entire school surprised Mr. Lazaro by wearing mustaches and making big signs of appreciation. The PTSO prepared a PowerPoint of the students thanking him and gave him tokens of appreciation. The principal wanted the students to know that the school would not be such a wonderful place without him. Thank you, Mr. Aguilar! 

School Psychologist Gaylan Jones Retires

Gaylan Jones, our school psychologist, retired after 42 years of working in the industry. Family, friends, and staff honored Gaylan at the April board meeting. Cindy Peterson presented him with his plaque and retirement survival kit. Gaylan was such an asset to our district and made a real difference in the lives of so many students and staff. We wish him the very best in his retirement. Gaylan, thank you for everything you have done for our school community. We will miss you dearly!

View more photos of Gaylan Jones' honored retirement

Changes to Bus Routes

Please be aware that we have the following bus-route changes, effective April 11, 2018. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office, or see our Transportation page for more information. The changes are:

  • Route 8 - Yellow Bus
    • adding all stops on 1st East
    • adding Turley subdivison
  • Route 9 - Red Bus
    • adding Putter/Hillcrest Apartments
  • Route 11 - Orange Bus
    • adding Suds Bucket
    • adding all stops on 3rd Street (trailer park)
Community Blood Drive

Snowflake High School is hosting a community blood drive on Tuesday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the gym. We will enter all blood donors into a drawing to win a pair of passes to Phoenix Comic Fest. Please see our community blood drive flyer for more information.

Elks Hoop Shoot

Kenadi Stuart, a 10 year-old 5th grade student at Snowflake Intermediate School, recently competed in the Elks Hoop Shoot and came away with her third consecutive state championship. As such, she was able to represent Arizona at the western United States regional in Las Vegas on March 3. She was ultimately able to beat out the state champions from Utah, Nevada, California, and Hawaii to claim her second western regional title. Kenadi will next travel to Chicago, Illinois, the national headquarters of the Elks, for the Hoop Shoot national finals on April 21 at Loyola University. Kenadi is sponsored by and is proud to represent Show Low Elks Lodge #2090.

Governing Board Open Positions

Snowflake Unified School District will have two governing board positions open in November 2018. Please visit the Navajo County Arizona website for complete details on how to become a governing board member.

Kindergarten Registration

Our kindergarten registration will be on Tuesday, April 17. It will start at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. For those that are involved with the kindergarten testing, testing will be on Monday, May 7. No kindergarten students will be attending regular class that day.