Dr. Denise Birdwell: Use a tax credit to donate to Higley schools, students

Dear Higley parents, community and supporters: As the end of 2014 draws near, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of our students, teachers and programs. We continue to grow in number and our academic success is soaring as noted by our ranking as the No. 1 large public school district in Arizona. Thank you to our students, staff, parents and community for making this a reality.

I want to make you aware of the Arizona Extracurricular Activities Tax Credit and how you can donate to our students and schools. At Higley, we are focused on developing the whole student -from academics to athletics to the arts -enriching them with many activities that broaden students’ lives.

Arizona Tax Credit Facts:

•Arizona taxpayers, with or without children, married or single, are eligible for the tax credit: $200 for a single taxpayer and $400 for married taxpayers who file jointly.

•You do not need to live within the Higley boundary or have children who attend Higley schools to make a donation.

I encourage you to consider giving a tax credit donation. Information may be found at www.husd.org/donations. The deadline is Dec. 31.

Dr. Denise Birdwell
Higley Unified School District

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