School Awards & Honors
May 2017 Kelci Connolly is awarded the Student Athlete of the Year award. November 2016 Ms. Mayfield received the Phoenix Suns / APS Mini STEM Grant for $2,500. December 2015 Mrs. Copenhaver & Mrs. Orr named as a Classroom of Excellence from DVUSD December 2015 Mrs. Sumner received Cardinals Educator Award September 2015 Received Cardinals Grant, Donate to Educate, $5,000 for Simple Machines Art Garden
DVEF Battle of the Books District Champion: Super Books, Perfect Score
Mathleague Competition: Max Fang places 1st in the state for 3rd grade and 3rd overall. Boy team of 3rd and 4th grade students- scored 1st overall in the team sweepstakes and 3rd in the team test.
Completion of SV Outdoor STEM Lab
Keshav Nandakumar placed 2nd in the district and regional spelling bee. He advanced to the State Spelling Bee and placed 13th in the state!
Twelve 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students represented SV at a Mathleague competition in Prescott. Our 3rd grade team placed 3rd overall, and our 4th grade team placed 2nd! Eight of our twelve student advanced to the state competition in May! Individual Winners: 9th place, Aakarsh Memon from 4th grade and Kyle Cwynar from 3rd grade. In 7th place, Hyrum Davis from 3rd Grade. In 3rd place, Akhil Rokkam from 4th grade. And, placing 1st overall, Max Fang from 1st grade.
Our new Rubiks Cube Club went to the state competition at ASU and placed 6th!
Received AZ Super Bowl STEM Superhero Award, Best Urban STEM School
Sierra Verde students recently placed in the top 3 in the Mathnasium TriMathlon event held on October 18th. Congratulations to 3rd grade student, Tejas Siddalingeshwar, and 4th grade students, Akhil Rokkam, Aakarsh Menon, and Cole Key
Principal of the Year, Dr. Paula Tseunis, Deer Valley Unified School DistrictCongratulations 1st Grade Teacher Traci Mayfield on receiving the Deer Valley Educational Foundations 2016-2017 Impact Grant. She received $500 for her "DASH Robot" project.Congratulations 2nd Grade Teacher April Smith on receiving the Deer Valley Educational Foundations 2014-2015 Impact Grant. She received $500 for her "Reading Fluency" project.Congratulations 4th Grade Teacher Jeff Lyons on receiving the Deer Valley Educational Foundations 2013-2014 Impact Grant. The Sierra Verde Lego Robotics Club will receive $418.59 for Competition Tables.Read About How We Won: