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SUSD Elementary Schools Hosts Pre-K, Kindergarten Roundups
Elementary Schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) will host Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Roundups to provide information about our elementary schools to parents and guardians. During the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Roundups, parents can meet teachers and principals and learn about the great programs offered by schools in the District. Click here to view the schedule.
Kindergarten Round Up
Gifted TestingIf you would like your child tested for the gifted/PACT program, we will be testing at Cochise in September for grades 3-5. You will need to complete the referral form online by December 1st. To access the referral form, go to the Gifted Link at the SUSD website (www.susd.org). The referral form must be submitted electronically. Once completed, you will receive district notification via email as to the dates your child will be tested.
District notification of test results will be sent via mail 30 days after each testing window. Students can be assessed once per academic (school) year.
This year the district will be offering gifted testing at the following times:
- Grades K-8: January 12th-February 6th, 2015. Referral forms online are due December 1st, 2014. Late forms will not be accepted.
- All 2nd Graders will be blanket tested district-wide March 17th-April 2nd, 2015. Second grade students do not need to be registered for testing.
Email: email@example.com Cochise: 480-484-1100 Ext. 41161
Cochise is an "A" School!
This makes THREE consecutive years as an "A" school: 2012, 2013, 2014! The previous NINE consecutive years have the distinction of being labeled an "Excelling School" - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011! It is the highest designation given to an elementary school.
Way to go....Bobcats!!!!
Way to go....Bobcats!!!!
From the Desk of Your SUSD School Psychologists Shannon Blair and Katherine Komzelman
To our Cochise Community,
Our school psychologist, Shannon Blair, is putting out a monthly newsletter to promote our children's mental health. Please take a moment to read the newsletter and learn some tips to support our students.
If your child will be absent for any reason, please call the Cochise Attendance Line
(480-484-1100 press 1) before 9:30 am or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your call or email will be recorded. To ensure each child's safety, if we do not hear from you, we will call to check on absences.
When reporting an absence, please include the following information:
- student's name
- date of the absence
- name of the student's teacher
- reason for the absence (i.e. illness or personal).
With the holidays coming up, we realize there will be absences due to travel or family events, etc. Please let the front office know of any absences. In addition to letting the teacher know of an absence, always inform the front office as well. Thank You!