Deerfield Elementary Student Shines at TGA Invitational

Avondale School District Deerfield Elementary fifth-grader Ria Narang traveled to Sarnia, Ontario to compete in the 2016 TGA Junior Golf Invitational with nineteen teammates. The group took first place, winning eight two-team scrambles, and brought home the top prize – the Blue Water Cup. Ria, who has only been golfing for two years, is hooked on the sport even if she doesn’t always finish first. “I love the game, even if I don’t win,” she said. “Since the first time I tried it in my backyard. I … [Read more...]

Deerfield Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr today announced that Avondale School District’s Deerfield Elementary has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2016. Only 329 schools across the country and 13 schools from the State of Michigan were chosen for the distinction that recognizes schools achieving very high learning standards or for making notable improvements in closing the achievement gaps among student subgroups. This is the second time that Deerfield Elementary has been … [Read more...]

Jump Rope Event Raises Money for the American Heart Association

Avondale School District annual Jump Rope for Heart events raise almost $34,000 More than 1500 Avondale School District elementary students helped raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association (AHA) during the District’s annual Jump Rope for Heart events this school year. The district’s four elementary schools, Auburn Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, R. Grant Graham Elementary, and Woodland Elementary each hosted an event that brought in a combined $33,495. This year’s total … [Read more...]