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Gilbert school briefs: Elementary hosts McDonald's night

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Posted: Saturday, November 15, 2008 6:14 pm | Updated: 9:33 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Coronado Elementary School is hosting a McDonald's Night 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the McDonald's on Queen Creek Road near Power Road in Gilbert.

The school will receive a percentage of sales for customers who eat at the restaurant. The fundraiser will benefit Coronado's Science Expo in February.

Information: (480) 279-6900.

Academy to holdwaiting list meeting

Bios Christian Academy is holding a waiting list meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Genesis Christian Church, 326 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert.

Parents will have the opportunity to get on the waiting list for grades K-12 for the 2009-10 school year. Parents also can get information about Bios from the principal and tour the facilities.

Information: (480) 440-9203 or

Middle School hosts dedication ceremony

Newell Barney Middle School is hosting a dedication at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 24937 S. Sossaman Road, Queen Creek.

The school opened in July and is the Queen Creek Unified School District's second middle school. The dedication will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the cafeteria with guest speakers and a school band performance. The Barney family will attend, and an ice cream social and tour of the school will follow.

Information: (480) 474-6700.

3rd-graders present Thanksgiving musical

Ashland Ranch Elementary School's third-graders are hosting a Thanksgiving musical program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school's multipurpose room, 1945 S. Ashland Ranch Road, Gilbert.

Information: (480) 917-9900.

Higley governing board meeting

The Higley Unified School District governing board is meeting Thursday at the district office., 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert.

The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. for a study session to discuss Centennial Elementary School boundaries. The school is planned to open in the fall.

The regular board meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Information: (480) 279-7000 or

Spectrum performs 'Yo Leonardo'

Spectrum Elementary School's fourth-graders are hosting a "Yo Leonardo" musical at 6 p.m. Thursday in the school's multipurpose room, 2846 S. Spectrum Way, Gilbert. Information: (480) 917-0117.

PTSO hosts Family Harvest Dance

Superstition Springs Elementary School's Parent Teacher Student Organization is hosting a Family Harvest Dance and Silent Auction from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the school's multipurpose room, 7125 E. Monterey Ave., Mesa. The school is in the Gilbert Unified School District.

Information: (480) 641-6413.

Annual Rattler Canned Food Drive

Desert Ridge Junior High School is hosting its annual Rattler Canned Food Drive until Friday.

Donations can be dropped off at the school, 10211 E. Madero Ave., Mesa. The school is in the Gilbert Unified School District.

Information: (480) 635-2025.

Education briefs run on Sunday. To submit an item, e-mail Hayley Ringle at or call (480) 898-6301.

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