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Important End of Year Information

As our year comes to an end, here are a few very important dates and information for our last week of school.
  • May 16th - Early Release day 1:45 PM
  • May 17th - 8th grade promotion at 7:30 PM at Dysart High School.  Please note the change in time. Tickets are required for entry.  Six tickets per student.
  • May 18th - Kindergarten Celebration 9:30 AM
  • May 18th and 19th - No preschool classes
  • May 18th and 19th - Early Release Days at 1:45 PM
  • May 19th - Last Day of School
  • All technology should be turned into the school by May 16th to be inventoried.  
  • All outstanding fees and fines should be paid by May 19th either through the online payment portal (credit/debit) or in person (cash, check or money order and exact change only.)
  • Yearbooks will be distributed on Monday, May 16th to students.  If you have not purchased yours yet, Miss Richardson will be selling them in the courtyard before school on Thursday and Friday.   Cost is $23 and EXACT change required, no change will be given.
Enrollments are being accepted for the 22-23 school year.  Please visit to enroll.  The new school year starts on August 3rd.

En Espanol:
Buenas Noches Familias Surprise,
A medida que nuestro año llega a su fin, aquí hay algunas fechas e información muy importantes para nuestra última semana de clases.
• 16 de mayo - Día de salida temprano 1:45 p. m.
• 17 de mayo - Promoción de 8º grado a las 7:30 p. m. en Dysart High School. Tenga en cuenta el cambio en el tiempo. Se requieren boletos para la entrada. Seis entradas por alumno.
• 18 de mayo - Celebración de Kinder 9:30 a. m.
• 18 y 19 de mayo - No hay clases de preescolar
• 18 y 19 de mayo - Días de salida temprano a la 1:45 p. m.
• 19 de mayo - Último día de clases
• Toda la tecnología debe ser entregada a la escuela antes del 16 de mayo para ser inventariada.
• Todas las tarifas y multas pendientes deben pagarse antes del 19 de mayo, ya sea a través del portal de pago en línea (crédito/débito) o en persona (efectivo, cheque o giro postal y cambio exacto solamente).
Los anuarios se distribuirán el lunes 16 de mayo a los estudiantes. Si aún no ha comprado los suyos, la Miss.Richardson los venderá en el patio antes de la escuela este jueves y viernes. El costo es de $23 y se requiere cambio EXACTO, no se dará cambio. Los anuarios son de cantidad limitada.
Se están aceptando inscripciones para el año escolar 22-23. Visite para inscribirse. El nuevo año escolar comienza el 3 de agosto.
Posted : 5/11 | Direct Link
Updated time for 8th grade promotion on May 17th

Change in time for 8th grade promotion:
  • Who: 8th Grade students and families
  • What: 8th Grade Promotion
  • When: Tuesday, May 17th from 7:30-8:30
  • Where: Dysart High School's auditorium
             11425 N. Dysart Rd., El Mirage, AZ 85335
  • Why: The time was changed to allow time for each school to be able to exit before the families of the new school arrive. 

Thank you for your understanding. Please feel free to reach out to administration should you have any questions or concerns. 
Posted : 5/9 | Direct Link
Student Council to sell spirit t-shirts and friendship grams at Reading Night

The Surprise Elementary School Student Council will be selling spirit t-shirts and friendship grams  during Reading Night on March 3rd from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM.
  • Spirit Shirts will be sold for $10 each
  • Friendship grams will be sold for $1 each

Cash or check accepted, exact change is required.  
Posted : 2/25 | Direct Link
Read Across America Spirit Week, February 28- March 4
Surprise Elementary School Read Across America Spirit Week
February 28 - March 4

Monday - Wear your College shirt, dress like you are a tourist or are on vacation.

Tuesday - Wear your Crazy Socks 

Wednesday - Twin Day

Thursday - Hat Day

Friday - Wear your animal prints

Don't forget to join us at Reading Night on March 3rd from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. 
Posted : 2/25 | Direct Link
Spring Holiday April 15, No School
Surprise Elementary School will be closed Friday, April 15th for Spring Holiday.  School resumes on Monday April 18th at regular times.
Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
Spring Break March 14-18, No School
Surprise Elementary School will be closed for Spring Break, March 14th - 18th.  School resumes on Monday, March 21st at regular times.
Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
Kindergarten Showcase, March 8th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Students and families of Kindergarten Students registering for the 22-23 school year are invited to join us on Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM for our Kindergarten Showcase. 

Kindergarten teachers will be on hand to show you around the classroom and familiarize you with a day in the life of a kindergarten student.   We will have a kindergarten classroom available for you to see.  Office staff will be on hand to answer any registration questions and/or collect any registration documents from you.  

Registration for the 22-23 school year is now available on the website.  Current preschool students registered at Surprise Elementary School and meet the age requirement for kindergarten, do not have to register their student.

If you have any updated shot records or registration documents,  you can drop them off in the office everyday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

Should you have any registration questions, please contact the office at 623-876-7400.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
Reading Night , March 3rd from 5-6:30 PM
Reading Night, March 3rd from 5-6:30 PM

We hope you will join us for Reading Night, March 3rd from 5-6:30 PM.  
There will be guest readers, games, snacks and loads of fun.
We hope to see you there.
Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
President's Day, February 21st - No School
Surprise Elementary School will be closed on Monday, February 21st  in observance of President's Day.
School resumes on Tuesday, February 22nd at regular times.
Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
Yearbook sales begin today, online only till May 1st

Reserve your 21-22 Surprise Elementary School Yearbook today!

Order your yearbook today for only $23.    All sales are online only click here to order yours today.

Parents, please add your child's first and last name, grade level, and homeroom teacher where requested on the order form.

Yearbooks will be delivered to the school near the end of the school year.
Posted : 2/10 | Direct Link
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