Hopi Elementary School leader named Maricopa County Exemplary Principal

While in a recent meeting, Hopi Elementary School principal Tamara Jagodzinski received a call via a two-way radio. “Mrs. J, we need some backup [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools to celebrate Hopi project completion

The Hopi Elementary School, 5110 E. Lafayette Blvd. in Phoenix, community and the Scottsdale Unified School District will celebrate the [...] Continue Reading →

Fixing Our Scottsdale Schools: An update on the bond package

It’s been nearly one year since Scottsdale voters approved a $229 million bond package to upgrade and renovate schools within the Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Drake: is Superintendent Birdwell really hearing the Hopi community?

Wait a minute. Did I hear you say you “heard” the community and would not make the same mistakes again. Did you mean it? The community at Hopi [...] Continue Reading →

A fervent Hopi Elementary community remains hopeful rebuild slows

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect comments made by Superintendent Dr. Denise Birdwell at an Oct. 17 Regular Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Petition circulates to slow down rebuild construction at Hopi Elementary

    More than 1,000 Hopi Elementary School community members have signed a petition to stop the construction to rebuild their school, [...] Continue Reading →

Hopi Elementary community gathers one last time before rebuild commences

The Hopi Elementary School rebuild project is starting in just a couple of days, although to the dismay of some parents and community members. [...] Continue Reading →

School board approves exterior Hopi Elementary aesthetics

Something as minuscule as a four-inch red brick catapulted the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board into a lengthy conversation [...] Continue Reading →

District leaders see first blush of Hopi, Cheyenne renovations

The future look and layout of Hopi Elementary School and Cheyenne Traditional School are beginning to take place, as district leaders got a first [...] Continue Reading →

Hopi, Hohokam earmarked as first schools to receive renovation

Hundreds of students and 75 teachers and staff who call 56-year-old Hopi Elementary School home look to be the first cohort of Scottsdale Schools [...] Continue Reading →