Bicentennial South School

Bicentennial South School


Congratulations to our kindergarten students that promoted this morning! Thank you families for coming out and helping to celebrate.
We celebrated our Brilliant Bears today during our 4th quarter awards assemblies today. Thank you families for your partnership and support!
We had a visit from Harkins Pop Stop Truck today. Thank you for the yummy popcorn!
Congratulations to our Monday PAWSitive Student Referrals! We are proud of your hard work! Keep it up!
Happy Friday! Here is our last newsletter of the school year. Have a great weekend!
Thank you to Val’s Frybread for feeding our staff today. It was delish and we appreciate your generosity!
Happy Thursday! We are celebrating these PAWSITIVE Student Referrals today for their amazing reading growth this school year! Keep it up!
Wednesday PAWSitive Student Referrals! Thank you for always doing your personal best!

7240 W. Colter AveGlendale, AZ 85303

Operating as usual

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/26/2023

Thank you to Glendale Kiwanis for allowing some of our Bici South students to shop this morning at Kohl’s so they can be dressed and prepared for a great school year!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/12/2023

Bici South Bears had a TRRFCC first week back to school! We have jumped right into our new learning, both students and teachers! We all absolutely love our new cafeteria kitchen and serving line! It is beautiful! We are going to have an incredible year!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/04/2023

Bici South students, teachers and families are so excited to be back at school on Monday! There was an amazing turnout at Meet the Teacher Night tonight! Thank you families for coming out tonight! We look forward to seeing all of our Bears on Monday morning and an incredible school year! Have a wonderful last weekend of summer!


Bici South
Meet the Teacher Night, August 3rd

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/02/2023

Bici South staff had an amazing time at our GESD Welcome Back Celebration! We are ready for an amazing school year and can’t wait to meet our students on Thursday night and for the First Day of School on Monday!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/01/2023

Aloha Bicentennial South teachers! Welcome back! We spent the day planning for our amazing learners to return next Monday, Aug 7th!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 07/28/2023

Kindergarten Jumpstart was amazing here at Bicentennial South this week! Our kiddos are ready to start on August 7th! They celebrated today with a popsicle party!


Meet the Teacher night is August 3rd, 5-7pm
School starts
August 7th


Help our GESD students start the new school year strong this Saturday!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 07/18/2023

Join GESD students in Getting Ready for the new school year this Saturday!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 07/06/2023

Come join the best team in Glendale!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 05/06/2023

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 04/08/2023

Parade! Our students encouraging each other to do their best on the upcoming state test.


Bici South students and families, join us for the GESD Color Run!


Bici South’s first Parade of Champions!Congratulations to our championship Boys Basketball team!


Early Release at 12:15 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
this week

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 03/03/2023

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! It was Bicentennial South’s annual character parade today! So much fun and so many great characters!


Kinder registration happening now until 7pm!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 03/01/2023

Read Across America Week is off to a great start with Spirit Week at Bici South! Monday was Twin Dayand Tuesday was Dr Seuss Hat Day!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 02/25/2023

Congratulations to all of our Bici South Athletes for coming out to our GESD Track Meet today! It was a beautiful morning and we all had so much fun!


February 23, 2023

Bicentennial South Families and Staff,

This message is to inform you that today during dismissal there was a fire present in a restroom on the Bicentennial North Campus. It was quickly extinguished. Fire department officials and administrators were notified immediately. All students and staff were safe and not harmed during this isolated incident.

We consider the safety of our students our highest priority. Please partner with us to talk with your student(s) about the seriousness of the inappropriate use of fire and the dangers of bringing prohibited flammable objects to school. Encourage your student to seek out a staff member if they see or hear of a situation such as this.

If there are additional questions or concerns, please contact the Bicentennial South Front Office at (623) 237-4012 during school hours.

Thank you.

23 de febrero de 2023

Familias y personal de Bicentennial South,

Este mensaje es para informarles que el día de hoy durante el despido se presentó un incendio en un baño del Campus Norte Bicentenario. Rápidamente se extinguió. Los funcionarios y administradores del departamento de bomberos fueron notificados de inmediato. Todos los estudiantes y el personal estuvieron a salvo y no sufrieron daños durante este incidente aislado.

Consideramos la seguridad de nuestros estudiantes nuestra máxima prioridad. Únase a nosotros para hablar con su(s) estudiante(s) sobre la seriedad del uso inapropiado del fuego y los peligros de traer objetos inflamables prohibidos a la escuela. Anime a su estudiante a buscar a un miembro del personal si ve o escucha una situación como esta.

Si tiene preguntas o inquietudes adicionales, comuníquese con la oficina principal de Bicentennial South al (623) 237-4012 durante el horario escolar.



Hello Bici South Families,

Events this week:

100th day Celebration, Wednesday, January 25th.
Staff and Students dress like they are 100 years old
Gift Card Drawing for each grade level for students that are at school that day
In addition, grade levels have several other activities planned

Coffee Talk, Friday, January 27th, 8:15AM
This month's topic is on Teens and Social Media. Spanish translation is available.

PTO, Friday, January 27th, 9:00AM
Spanish translation is available.

Basketball Games
Our next games are January 30th at Challenger against Sunset Visit. Girls game is at 4:45 and Boys at 5:45.
Basketball season is an exciting time for students, their families and community members. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all spectators we are asking for community support with the following:
 Community members must refrain from interacting with basketball referees.
 All students must be accompanied by an adult and remain seated with the adult throughout the game.
 All spectators must exit the gym and lobby immediately following the game.
 District site supervisors and school administrators in orange vest are available if needed.
 Anyone unable to follow the expectations will be asked to leave.
The Glendale Elementary School District thanks you for your continued support as we make the 2023 basketball season a great one for our students!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 12/17/2022

A big thank you to our PTO for putting on last night’s Winter Festival!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 12/15/2022

A big thank you to the Primak family for reading to our kinders and donating a book to each of them!


CALENDAR UPDATE: The GESD Governing Board approved a 2022-2023 School Year Calendar revision making Monday, December 19th an Early Release Day for all students and a full workday for staff.

For students, Winter Break will be from Tuesday, December 20th through Tuesday, January 3rd, which is a Professional Growth Day for staff and no school for students. School for students will resume Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 as a regularly-scheduled Early Release Day.

La Mesa Directiva de GESD aprobó una revisión al Calendario del Año Escolar 2022-2023 estableciendo el lunes 19 de diciembre como un Día de Salida Temprana para todos los estudiantes y un día laboral completo para el personal.

Para los estudiantes, las Vacaciones Invernales serán desde el martes 20 de diciembre y hasta el 3 de enero que es un Día de Desarrollo Profesional para el personal y no habrá clases para los estudiantes. Las clases para los estudiantes se reanudarán el miércoles 4 de enero como Día de Salida Temprana.

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 10/29/2022

Bici South Trunk or Treat was a success! Thank you to all of the families that joined us tonight!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 10/28/2022

Bici South students and staff celebrated Red Ribbon Week- Celebrate Life! Say No to Drugs with a door decorating contest and a Spirit Week! We had amazing participation and we are very creative! Let’s Go Bears!


Bicentennial South staff would like to wish all of our students and families an amazing Fall Break! Relax, rest, read and be safe! We will see you on October 17th!


Bici South Families! Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up! Watch for a message or a form from your child’s teacher to set up a time to meet with them about your child for the week of October3rd-7th!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 09/26/2022

Thank you to Operation School Bell for coming to Bicentennial South on Friday to provide clothing, shoes, and resources for some of our kids! We are extremely grateful for your support!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 09/17/2022

🎉 Sending a HUGE thank you to Desert Financial Credit Union! Yesterday, Bicentennial South School teachers and staff received lunch, classroom supplies, and Amazon gift cards through the Desert Financial Teacher Appreciation Program. We're grateful to the Desert Finacial team for honoring the hard work and dedication of our Bicentennial South teachers and staff! We can’t thank you enough!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 09/10/2022

Congratulations to our TRRFCC Ticket Winners this week! These students continue to show their character by demonstrating Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. We are proud of our Bici Bears!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/05/2022

Meet the Teacher Night at Bici South was a wonderful success! We saw so many smiling faces tonight and we are all ready to start school with everyone on Monday morning! Thank you families for coming out!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/03/2022

Bici Bears having an amazing day at our GESD Welcome Back District Kickoff and new learning preparing for our students on Monday! We are so excited to see them all!

Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 08/02/2022

Bici Bears, We Are Family! What a great first day with all of our teachers returning today! We are so honored you are all here in our Bici Family! It is going to be an amazing year!


Calling all Bici Bears! School starts on Monday, August 8th.

Meet the Teacher Night Open House is on Thursday, August 4th, 5:00-7:00.

We can’t wait to see you all!

Glendale Elementary School District / Homepage 07/27/2022

IMPORTANT: The National School Lunch Program waiver that provided free meals to students during the pandemic expired this summer. We encourage all families to complete a Free and Reduced-Priced Meals application to see if they qualify for this benefit.

The application is free and only takes a few short steps. Go to and click on "Apply for Meals Today" to begin the process.

For more details, please visit or contact 623-237-6244 with application questions.

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Photos from Bicentennial South School's post 07/27/2022

Day 2 for our New Bici South Teachers finding treasures for their new classroom and preparing for their new students! Welcome to the Bici South Family!

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7240 W Colter Street
Glendale, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 7:45am - 4pm
Tuesday 7:45am - 4pm
Wednesday 7:45am - 4pm
Thursday 7:45am - 4pm
Friday 7:45am - 4pm
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