Welcome to Estrella Middle School

Strive to do your very best everyday and set goals for yourself in everything that you do. Your job is to be prepared for high school when you leave Estrella Middle School. Whatever you decide to do with your future, do your absolute best.

Letter from Our Principal
Ryan Anderson

Hello and Welcome!

Estrella Middle School will offer each student many new experiences and responsibilities. Our goal is not only to get our kids High School ready, but college and career ready. Students and parents are encouraged to take part in all school activities, those related to academics and personal interest. The staff is here to offer you help and guidance throughout your child's middle school experience. Students will also be required to set their own academic goals as related to the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards, State testing, and promotion.

We look forward to helping your student achieve success!

Ryan Anderson,
Principal

A Message from the Superintendent's Office about Prop 206

The Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative, also known as Proposition 206, was approved on November 8, 2016.

Proposition 206 is designed to increase the minimum wage to $10 in 2017, $10.50 in 2018, $11.00 in 2019, and $12 in 2020. Starting in 2021, the measure will increase the minimum wage based on the cost of living index for Arizona. Effective July 1st, the initiative also guarantees 40 hours of annual paid sick time to employees of businesses with 15 or more employees and 24 hours to those of businesses with less than 15 employees. The measure entitles employees to accrue one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The measure permits earned paid sick time to be utilized for an employee's medical care, an employee's need to care for a family member, a public health emergency or addressing domestic violence.

For Cartwright School District, more than 700 employees will be impacted, with a recurring annual cost in excess of $650,000.

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