Walkout Updates

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This page will have the most up-to-date information on school closures related to the teacher "walk-outs." The newest information will be at the top. You may follow us on Facebook (@tempelementary) or Twitter (@tempeelementary). Please ensure that your contact information is up to date on ParentVue. 

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the Walk Out and School Closure that began on Thursday, April 26.

Tempe Elementary will use email, information on www.tempeschools.org/walkout, phone calls, and verified district and school social media accounts to communicate information regarding the school closure.

All schools in the Tempe Elementary School District will REOPEN on Friday, May 4, 2018. Please read the Superintendent's letter below with more detailed information.

This includes: Aguilar Elementary, Arredondo Elementary, ASPIRE Academy at Connolly, Broadmor Elementary, Carminati Elementary, Connolly Middle School, Curry Elementary, Fees College Preparatory Middle School, Frank Elementary, Fuller Elementary, Getz School, Gililland Middle School, Holdeman Elementary, Hudson Elementary, Laird School, Meyer Montessori, Nevitt Elementary, Rover Elementary, Scales Technology Academy, Tempe Academy of International Studies, Thew Elementary, Ward Traditional Academy, and Wood Elementary. Please review our Frequently Asked Questions Document for additional information.

Tempe Elementary School District has created a list of Tempe resources for parents and guardians regarding child care and food service during the walk out. Please note this list will be updated throughout the walk out. Parents and guardians will be notified when the list has been updated.

Download Flyer of Tempe Resources Available During Walk Out

Archive of Important Messages from Superintendent Christine Busch Regarding the Walk-Out:

Important Message from Superintendent Christine Busch Regarding the Walk-Out - May 3, 2018

Important Message from Superintendent Christine Busch Regarding the Walk-Out - May 1, 2018

Important Message from Superintendent Christine Busch Regarding the Walk-Out - April 29, 2018

Important Message from Superintendent Christine Busch regarding the Walk-Out - April 24, 2018

Superintendent's Message from May 3, 2018:

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Parent Letter_Walkout_School Resumes_May 4, 2018_Spanish

Superintendent's Message from May 1, 2018:

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Parent Letter_Walkout_NoSchool_May2_2018_Spanish



Superintendent's Message from April 29, 2018:


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Superintendent's Message from April 24, 2018:

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Parent Letter_Walkout_School Closure_042418_Span_web

Frequently Asked Questions - Walk Out - School Closure - Spanish