Recent posts for Fireside Elementary

Welcome Desert Ridge Principals (10/4/2016) - Explorer Middle School Kyle Shappee 602-449-4200 Kyle Shappee will be the new principal at Explorer Middle School. He was previously the principal at Copper Canyon Elementary School. Mr. Shappee joined the PVSchools family in 1994 and has held the following positions: teacher on assignment/Title I coordinator, assistant principal and teacher. He earned his Bachelor […]
Paradise Valley Unified School District Celebrate Centennial Year (5/29/2014) - Paradise Valley Unified School District Celebrates Centennial Year By Marty Macurak As we enjoy the modern developments and conveniences that comprise Desert Ridge, it is easy to believe that everything here is as young as the neighborhoods in which we live. Yet, you may be surprised to learn that the public school district serving Desert […]
PV Schools and Desert Ridge (7/22/2013) - Welcome to Paradise! By Marty Macurak Communications Officer Paradise Valley Unified School District   MISSION The mission of the Paradise Valley Unified School District is to cultivate, lead and inspire world-class innovative thinkers and expert communicators through a focus on the relationship between educator and student built around challenging, meaningful and engaging curriculum. VISION The […]
Communications Chair (7/22/2013) - When we’re children, the year clearly begins in the fall, not in January. The length of the year corresponds to the length of the school year, and not the length of the calendar. It is the school year that defines time for us growing up, and indeed, in looking back, I often remember things by […]
FIRESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (12/14/2012) - By Carmello Musarra, Compliance Coordinator, and Alyssia Saxton, Lifestyles Coordinator Desert Ridge Community Association   The brand new Fireside Elementary School opened up its doors to accept its first students this year. The new school is located in Fireside at Desert Ridge, which is in the southwest area of the Desert Ridge Community Association. The […]
FIRESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPENING CEREMONY (10/10/2012) - By Kathy Crawford Communications Committee Chair Desert Ridge Community Association   On July 30th, Fireside Elementary School celebrated their opening with a dedication ceremony attended by such dignitaries as Nancy Barto, Arizona State Senator, Heather Carter, Arizona State Senator, Jim Waring, Councilman District 2.  The ceremony was mastered by Drew Davis, the new school’s principal […]
Cashman Park Upgrade Planned (2/24/2012) - Cashman Park is a neighborhood park within Desert Ridge that is owned and operated by the City of Phoenix.  Located where 44th Street and Pathfinder meet, just south of Desert Trails Elementary, this park gives the City and surrounding Desert Ridge community acres of open fields and traditional park equipment. Cashman Park was built years […]
ONGOING CONSTRUCTION IN DESERT RIDGE – UPDATE (2/24/2012) - As you have all noticed, currently there are homes being built in the Desert Ridge Community. Here is an update on this construction from Pulte, the builder of the Fireside Community: We recently paved the last remaining subdivision in Fireside located at the southeast corner of Deer Valley Road and Black Mountain Parkway!  We released […]