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Welcome to the Festival Foothills Elementary School website. Serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade, Festival Foothills Elementary is located in Buckeye, Arizona, and is in the Wickenburg Unified School District. We are just 10 miles west of Surprise on Bell Road/Sun Valley Parkway, and we are proud and appreciative of our friendly and supportive community members from Buckeye, Surprise, and Wickenburg.

To help you stay informed about the many great things going on at our school, we encourage parents and students to learn about our school by browsing our website. For general information about the school, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page. To learn about events and activities, check our News & Events page and our Calendar. We update our website frequently in order to keep you up-to-date on the happenings at Festival Foothills Elementary, so be sure to check back often.

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Hello Falcons,

We hope that all of our students are having a wonderful and restful summer. We are busy preparing for the 2015-2016 school year and are looking forward to seeing our returning students and meeting our new students.

School begins on Tuesday, August 4. Our Meet the Teacher Night will be on Monday, August 3 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. You can attend a school-wide informational meeting at 4:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. that night and visit the classrooms at your convenience to meet the teachers. If you would like to start purchasing supplies for the upcoming school year, please view our school supply list.

Please remember that the office closes from June 22 - July 10. It will open again on July 13. If you need assistance during that time, please contact the district office at (928) 668-5350.

See you all on August 3!

Take Care,

Christina Strauss

Christina Strauss