Laramie Letters 9/17

 In Branding

Grandparent’s Day

– Preschool and Half Day Kinders 10:30-11:30 in the gym with their grandparents. Students without visitors will stay in class.

– K-8 11:30-12:30 in the gym with their grandparents. Students without visitors will continue their typical schedule with their teachers!

Grandparents and visitors should check-in at the front gate of the school. Please let the front office know if you have any questions.


Homecoming Parade

Power campus will be hosting a parade that loops around Recker Campus on Friday, September 20th.  The Parade will begin at 10 am. All are welcome to attend.


Homecoming Dance

Recker students from grades 7th and 8th are welcome to come to the homecoming dance located at Power Campus from 4-6 on Saturday 21st.


Homecoming Tailgating Event

Join us for Friday Night Lights at our first home football game. Activities will include a live DJ, corn hole, kid’s zone, face painting, food vendors, and more! Our first Friday Night Light Tailgating event is THIS Friday located at our Power Campus. The fun will start at 5 pm.


Conference Potluck Sign Ups

Please help us in providing our wonderful teachers dinner on Thursday, Oct. 3rd during our late afternoon and evening parent/teacher conferences! We would appreciate your help in bringing food in by 4:30 pm so they can take a break for dinner between meeting with parents. Reminder:  No nuts.


STCS Forward Thinking

Starting NEXT week every Wednesday until the end of school, we will be asking that students where Higher Education, Armed Forces or trade school shirts to school. We really are looking at promoting higher education in our K-8 campus. We will be encouraging classrooms to write to different colleges and asking for shirt donations.


Multicultural Fair

Walk a Mile in My Shoes!

2019 San Tan Charter School


Friday, November 8, 2019

At San Tan we are thrilled to welcome students and families from cultures across the globe.  We are committed to honoring and celebrating each student’s identity and family heritage every day of the year.  Each year we invite our community to join with us on a special day of celebration: The San Tan Multicultural Fair!  Let’s do it again!  What would be walking a mile in your family’s culture look like? We want to know! Look for more information in your class weekly newsletter.

Sign Up Genius Link:


PBIS Rewards

Please help us in enhancing the PBIS Reward program by supplying incentives for students and teachers who are rewarded points for their good deeds! Students will have an opportunity to purchase supplies by using points they have earned for example, focusing on work, showing super school spirit, helping another student, teacher, or staff member, keeping our campus clean, etc. Teachers will also have an opportunity as well to earn points for being caught doing something amazing or wearing super school spirit on Fridays!  All Staff members have been tracking student’s and teacher’s points so that they are rewarded with supplies/prizes that they can use at home or at school. Take a look at the many items available and help support our store!

Note: The store will be open the last Friday of every month beginning Oct. 25th. Kids can visit the store during their lunch recess.


Usborne Book Fair

The Fall Book Fair with Usborne Books & More is headed our way! After you connect with your child’s teacher at their conference, be sure to stop by the book fair and check out the amazing books that will be available. Don’t forget to visit our teacher’s wish-list station during the book fair to gift our wonderful teachers with books for their classrooms. If you are unable to attend the event- or prefer to browse the full catalog- you can shop online now through October 4th & still support our school. Let’s make this the best book fair yet! 📚

Shop online:


Attention all Mathletes!  Our San Tan Mathlete Teams are forming now!

San Tan is proud to offer the Noetic Math Contest and the Math Olympiad Contest to our San Tan Mathletes!  Our award-winning math teams are forming now. We are looking for students who are interested in supporting San Tan with their love of mathematics!

If your child is interested in participating in the San Tan Mathlete program, please complete the form below to have your student entered into a grade-appropriate team.


Join a Mathlete Team Here:

Note – Gifted Classes are automatically enrolled in the program, students in a Gifted class do not need to complete the form.


Yoga Club

Calling all 4th-8th graders! Yoga Club is looking for new members to join our sessions. We meet Mondays and Thursdays 3:45-4:30. We’re improving our fitness, flexibility, mindfulness, focus, and stress management. Mats are highly encouraged. We can’t wait to meet you on the mat!

Email Mrs. Sterling to come try it for free and with any questions!


Chipotle Night

NEXT TUESDAY, 9/24/19 from 4-8 p.m. is Chipotle fundraiser.  Spread the word and skip cooking dinner that night.   Football team will receive 30% of the proceeds of what we raise.


Lunch Orders 

Everyone (even returning families) will need to re-register for a new account on the system. If you are interested in participating in a hot lunch for the upcoming school year, please click on the link below. All hot lunches come with a meat, vegetarian, or salad option as well as 2% white milk or water at the cost of $3.75 per day. All October lunch orders MUST be completed by the end of day Monday, September 23rd at 11:59 PM

October’s Lunch Menu is ready at


STCS Recker Campus Yearbook for Sale

Our 2019-2020 Recker Campus Yearbook Team is pleased to announce the Premiere Sale of this year’s Recker Campus Yearbook. Copies of the Yearbook can be ordered online or over the count (with the attached Order Form). Our Yearbook theme this year is “Roadrunner Respect: What Goes Around, Comes Around” and the Team is excited to be creating and providing our families with a 100-page book of San Tan Memories. Order Link:


Paper Drive

Our annual beginning of the year PAPER DRIVE is in full effect starting this week on 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 paper. Visit: to start shopping now! You can ship your order directly to the school and add a “gift receipt” with your child’s teacher’s name on it!


First PlaceMs. Avery’s Class72 points
Second PlaceMs. Olson’s Class45 Points
Third PlaceMs. Owing’s Class43 Points
Fourth PlaceMs. Nording’s Class39 points


Recker Academic Success Kit

Please remember to pay your $15 per student for:


Half-Day Conference Camps

Are you looking for fun, active, and safe activities for your kids on our half-day Parent-Teacher Conference days? San Tan Charter School – Recker Campus is excited to once again offer our three-day “Half-day Conference Camps for Kids.” Camps will run October 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, from 11:40 to 4:00 PM. Activities include five group rotations through PE activities with Coach Tomasek & Coach Crooms; Music with Coach Winters; STREAMS with Ms. Kisler and Lunch & Recess Snack time. Please see the attached registration form and our Sign-up Genius for more information. Students are required to bring a sack lunch and an afternoon snack. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ms. Kisler at Sign-up Genius:


Donor’s Choose

At this time, we are so excited to find that the Gates Foundation and Donor’s Choose are currently matching teacher’s projects at 50%. Therefore, our teachers are filling out projects at this time. If you would like to donate, you can click on the following links.

Ms. Beam’s Project


Dates to Remember 

  • 9/18 – Grandparents Day
  • 9/24-Chipotle Night
  • 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


Athletic Dates to Remember 

  • 9/17 – Flag football Team 1 4:30 HOME- POWER CAMPUS
  • 9/17 – Flag football Team 2 4:30 HOME- RECKER CAMPUS
  • 9/19 – Flag football Team 1 4:30 HOME- POWER CAMPUS
  • 9/19 – Flag football Team 4:30 HOME- RECKER CAMPUS
  • 9/20 – Varsity Tackle Football Team 7:00 HOME- POWER CAMPUS
  • 9/21 – Swim series #3 1:00 pm
  • 9/26 – Flag football Team 2 4:00 AWAY
  • 9/27 – Varsity Tackle Football Team 7:00 AWAY
  • 9/28 – Flag football Team 1 CAA Tournament 7:00
  • 10/4 – Varsity Tackle Football Team 7:00 AWAY


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