Extraordinary Back to School Partners

  • Here are some of the #extraordinary ways our Business & Community Partners supported our schools as we began the 2018-2019 school year.  


    • Barry Goldwater High School - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Bellair - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Constitution - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Deer Valley Middle - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Desert Sky Middle - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Esperanza - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Mirage - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Mountain Shadows - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Park Meadows - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Paseo Hills - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Sunrise - Backpacks filled with supplies
    • Village Meadows - Backpacks filled with supplies


    • Paseo Hills - School supplies

    Anonymous Donors  

    • Park Meadows - money for school supplies
      • shoes for kids in need
      • 2 tickets to a Cardinals game (with parking pass) to raffle off proceeds to be used for food and treats for the teachers during staff development

    Anthem Giving Circle

    • Boulder Creek High School - Walmart gift cards for families to buy School Supplies

    Anthem Cares Through Service (ACTS)

    • Boulder Creek High School - Money to be used for families in need for school supplies


    • Sunrise - $500 gift cards for classroom supplies

    Brown and Caldwell – Ric Traeger

    • West Wing – Office furniture
    • West Wing – Ric also put many of the pieces of furniture together
    • Throughout the District - Office furniture

    Canyon State Credit Union

    • Paseo Hills - Breakfast for a teachers

    City View Church

    • Park Meadows - 450 backpacks with school supplies for Back to School Night
    • Park Meadows - Bagel breakfast for our staff "Back to school" breakfast
    • Park Meadows - $500 to help fund our 4-5 grade AR program

    Copper Hills Church – Pastor Brad

    • West Wing - Breakfast from Panera for our Welcome Back Teachers

    Desert Breeze church

    • Sunrise – Classroom supplies

    Don Jacobsen

    • Diamond Canyon – Items for students and staff monthly

    EPIC Home Realty

    • Canyon Springs – Backpacks and school supplies

    Farmers Insurance – Phil Hicks

    • Sunset Ridge - $200 in back to school supplies for new teachers

    Farmers Insurance – Michelle Moran

    • Mirage - Snacks for teachers and school supplies

    Fitness 1 Happy Valley

    • Desert Sage - School supplies

    Foresters Financial - Christine Melancon

    • Mirage - School supplies

    Foresters Financial – Emily Stead

    • Sunset Ridge - donut holes and iced tea and coffee for staff

    First Watch

    • Mirage - Breakfast for teachers

    Fry's - 27th and Bell    

    • Sunrise - Donuts for our Meet the Teacher Night

    Gears 'n Shears

    • Mirage – haircuts

    Grand Canyon University (GCU)

    • Sunrise - Clothing drive

    H.E.L.P. - Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership

    • Mountain Shadows – Backpacks with supplies

    Happy Valley Baptist Church

    • Desert Sage - School supplies

    Jimmy Johns

    • Bellair - Sandwiches for staff on the first week we were back
    • Highland Lakes - Sandwich platter for staff

    Living Word Church

    • Mirage - Cases of water

    McDonalds - Anthony Eberhardt (35th & Union Hills)

    • Park Meadows - drink discount key tags for our staff

    Mountain Ridge Church

    • Mirage - Toiletries and clothes

    Move Up AZ

    • Mirage - Snacks for teachers

    New River Kiwanis

    • New River - STEM supplies

    Office Depot/Max (3rd /Bell location)

    • Village Meadows - School supplies and discount card for all staff

    Panera Bread

    • Highland Lakes - Cookies for staff
    • Sandra Day O'Connor High School - Pastries, bagels, coffee and juice for the teachers

     Peter Piper Pizza

    • Mountain Shadows - Coupons for free pizza and free tokens for students

     PetSmart – Christina

    • Bellair - Backpacks filled with school supplies
    • Park Meadows - 25 backpacks filled with school supplies
    • Sunrise - Backpacks filled with school supplies

     Sardella's Pizza

    • Paseo Hills - Above & Beyond coupons for students free pizza
    • Stetson Hills - Free Large Pizza Coupons to raffle to our teachers
    • West Wing - Free Slice of pizza for students that win GRIT TICKETS


    • West Wing - Free Slushes coupons

     St. Luke's Church

    • Vista Peak - Two donations of school supplies

     St Vincent De Paul – Irene

    • Sunrise - $500 worth of supplies for 2 new teachers

     Sugar and Lace Bakery

    • Mirage - cupcakes for teachers


    • Stetson Hills - Coffee for our teachers Pre-Service Meeting

     Starbuck's - Daisy Mountain

    • Sunset Ridge - Coffee for the Teacher Kick Off Breakfast

     State Farm - Nanette Miller

    • Diamond Canyon - Gift cards for teacher of the month
    • Sunset Ridge - $30 gift card for August Teacher of the Month

     Sunset Ridge PTA

    • Sunset Ridge - Breakfast for Teacher Kick Off Meeting

     Sweet Tomatoes

    • Mountain Shadows – Welcome Back luncheon for staff

     Thrive Arizona

    • Mountain Shadows – Backpacks with supplies

     The Rapaport team-Homeless Liaison

    • Village Meadows - School supplies/snack bags/backpacks

    Valley Life Church

    • Sunset Ridge - 9 dozen donuts


         Jonathan Bourque

    • Sunset Ridge - homemade banana cupcakes to celebrate our successful first week of school

         Dave and Annemarie Choate

    • Desert Sky - bulk donations of pens, mechanical and regular pencils, copy paper and loose leafed lined paper, scientific calculators, rulers, folders, Kleenex and hand sanitizers for our classrooms
    • Desert Sky - cash to benefit students

         Nick Hauck

    • Sunset Ridge - 3 dozen donuts for the first day of school

         Lisa Schwartzein

    • Sunset Ridge - 3 dozen donuts to celebrate our successful first week of school

    Waffle House

    • Paseo Hills - Breakfast for Welcome Back Staff

    Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market - 43rd Ave and Union Hills  

    • Mountain Shadows - $200 worth of school supplies
    • Mountain Shadows - Fruit Bowls for BooHoo/Yahoo Breakfast for Kindergarten parents

    West USA Realty

    • Village Meadows – School supplies

    Wood Orthodontics in Anthem

    • Diamond Canyon - homework folders to all students in our school
    • Gavilan Peak - homework folders to all students in our school