Our Schools are Building our Future

1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

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A community is so much more than a group of homes. It’s about the people who live there, and the lifestyle they enjoy. We are proud of the tight-knit community we have built in Estrella, and that community spirit is due in part to our local schools.

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Much More than Beauty: Miss Teen Arizona Isabella Hart

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Did you know that we have royalty living among us in Estrella? Miss Teen Arizona International, Isabella Hart, just started her state reign in May. This week, Bella competes internally in Charleston, West Virginia for the world title of Miss Teen International.

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Estrella School Round-Up

7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Quality education is a priority for our residents and Estrella is proud to have multiple schools inside our master-planned community. As parents begin shopping for back-to-school essentials, we wanted to highlight the two K-8 elementary schools and high school serving our younger residents. Students from all three schools will start the 2017-2018 school year August 2, 2017.

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Meet Estrella's Longest Running Principal

5/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Since 2000, Dave Bogart has been a fixture in the Estrella community, much of that time spent leading our innovative STEM school as Principal of Westar Elementary.



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Resident Spotlight: Estrella Mountain Elementary School Principal – Sharon Marine

4/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

For the past 17 years Estrella has been home to resident and school principal, Sharon Marine, her husband and their three Yorkshire Terriers. Marine is the Estrella Mountain Elementary School Principal, whose vast experience in education includes 13 years of teaching. From teaching, Marine moved to the administrative side and became the assistant principal at Freedom Elementary before returning to Estrella as principal, a position she has now held for six years.

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EFHS Culinary Club

3/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

High school students know a little about being on the go - between school, homework, extracurricular activities and the all-important – spending time with their friends, learning how to cook quick, healthy meals is a must. Enter the Culinary Club at Estrella Foothills High School. Under Chef Lisa DeCota’s tutelage, students learn a variety of kitchen skills and even cater local events and compete in statewide competitions.

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Estrella Foothills High School: Our Students Get the High-Tech Advantage

1/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

In the fall of 2015, Estrella Foothills High School launched its “Get Connected” program, further demonstrating the school’s strong commitment to bringing enhanced technology to the classroom.



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Back to school tips and supplies

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

It is back to school time! Be sure students are ready for the new school year with these helpful summer-to-school transition tips and a comprehensive rundown of supplies.

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