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Sequoya hosts A+ School of Excellence™ Celebration

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  • Becky Kelbaugh/Scottsdale Unified School District

WHAT:              Sequoya Elementary School will host its A+ School of Excellence™ Celebration Ceremony



WHO:               Students, teachers, staff, administrators at Sequoya Elementary School, parents, community members, Scottsdale Unified School District administration and Bobbie O’Boyle of the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF)


WHEN:             Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.


WHERE:           Sequoya Elementary School, 11808 N. 64th St., Scottsdale 85254



INFO:               This is the third time that Sequoya has been honored with the School of Excellence™ award by the AEF. Sequoya received this honor in 1992 and 2000.


                        A+ Schools are evaluated through an extensive application and a rigorous site visit by the AEF A+ review panel, which consists of teachers, administrators, community volunteers and business leaders. Preparation of each school’s application involves its students, faculty, administration and surrounding community.


The A+ School Recognition Program is designed to identify and recognize schools that exemplify excellence in student focus and support, active teaching and learning, curriculum, community/parent involvement, leadership and assessment data. Schools retain their A+ designation for a three-year period after which they may reapply.



CONTACT:        For information, contact Becky Kelbaugh at: 480-484-6223,

Scottsdale Unified School District, where we Engage, Educate and Empower Every Student, Every Day. The District and 15 schools have earned the state’s highest A-F Achievement Profile grade – A. All Scottsdale schools are graded as A, B, or C by the Arizona Department of Education. For more information about Scottsdale Unified schools, please visit