Laramie Letters 8/6

 In Branding

Dear Recker Families,

Very excited to have our first full week of school. The kiddo’s smiling faces have been so wonderful to see every morning.

If you are NOT receiving my emails, my best recommendation is to add me ( as a contact. This will ensure that my emails are not identified as “spam” in your inbox.

– Mrs. Sarah Laramie, Principal


New to STCS?

If you are new to San Tan or have not yet joined, please think about joining our school’s closed Facebook page. On this page, we attach announcements, event invites, pictures of events, and more!


MAP Testing

Measure of Academic Progress testing is beginning today. MAP testing is the computer-based testing that helps us identify where the individual students are at academically. I have attached our plan for testing.


Recker Academic Success Kit

Please remember to pay your $15 per student for:

  1. School Agenda- School
  2. School Communication Folder
  3. PBIS Rewards
  4. Data Tracking Kit

Payment Link:


Fall Pictures

Fall Pictures are on August 21st.


Paper Drive

Our annual beginning of the year PAPER DRIVE is in full effect starting Thursday, August 22nd. The class with the MOST points will receive a teacher reward for participating is $150.00 classroom fund. Write your teacher’s name on the paper and send it to the front office. Middle School should put their HOMEROOM teacher on their writing. Here is how the points work:

White Ream of Paper =3 points


Guest Teacher 

We need guest teachers to fill in when our teaching staff is out ill. If you have been a guest teacher for us in the past, please email Ms. Golonka at to get back on the list for this school year. If you are new, please also reach out to me for the appropriate information.


Family Engagement Committee

We are interested in restarting the Family Engagement Committee. The FEC will be helping with school events, parent groups, fundraising initiatives, and organizing parent support within the classroom. If you are interested in joining, please email Ms. Heller at


Dates to Remember 

  • 8/5-8/16- MAP Testing Window
  • 8/12-8/16- Safety Drill
  • 8/21- Fall Picture Day
  • 8/22-10/4- Paper Drive
  • 8/22-8/23- Vision and Hearing Screenings
  • 8/26- Clubs Begin
  • 8/28- Half Day of School
  • 9/2- No School
  • 9/18- Grandparents Day
  • 9/25- Half Day of School
  • 10/1-10/4- Usborne Book Fair Event
  • 10/2-10/4- Half Days for Conference
  • 10/3-10/4- Parent-Teacher Conference


Mrs. Sarah Laramie, M.A.  
Principal, Recker Campus
Doctoral Candidate, Grand Canyon University
San Tan Charter School
3959 E. Elliot Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Phone:  480-222-0811


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”- Nelson Mandela