We have a great news to share! Please help us congratulate our 1st grade teacher, Ms. Kiirstie Makela, for receiving an EMMY for her work with PBS Kids. Ms. Makela was nominated for her work writing and hosting the "Miss K" segements on the Arizona PBS Kids Channel. Read more info here how Ms. Makela describes the night she received her award.
Our Makerspace room is looking for some very specific donations. We appreciate all the items donated so far, but at this point we would prefer to only collect items from the following lists of NEEDS and BIG DREAM WANTS. The Wants are items that we hope to use during a lunchtime Makerspace club! Please click the link above to view the wish lists.
With great pride, Mrs. Darcy DiCosmo would like ot announce that our school, Kyrene de los Cerritos, has been recognized once again as an Arizona Education Foundation A+ School of Excellence™. Take a look at more information about this exciting news.
At our school Leadership is a LIFESTYLE, not a lesson! In 2012, we were recognized as the 27th school, worldwide, with the honor of being a Leader in Me Lighthouse School. Our students discover and practice a set of leadership and life skills from Stephen Covey's book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People". In our school, EVERY child possesses unique strengths and has the ability to be a leader!
Read about the 2016-2017 Cerritos PTO and how they contribute to the Leadership culture at Cerritos! The PTO sponsors fundraisers and events throughout the school year for the students and staff at Cerritos. Activities are all volunteer-run and they operate on a budget developed through their fundraising efforts. The PTO Executive Board consists of 12 parent-filled positions and there are hundreds of committee volunteers.