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Sovereignty Day Celebration

On May 12th the Hman Shawa students sang the Fort McDowell Anthem at the annual Sovereignty Day Celebration.  The event was held at the Parks and Recreation Center. The students have been performing during Sovereignty Day for the past 5 years.  The students enjoy...

Child Care Assistance Program Public Hearing

The Ft McDowell Tribal Child Care Program will  hold it’s annual meeting on Wednesday June  22nd  from 4 to  6 pm at the H’man ‘Shawa Early Childhood Development Center. For more information please call 480 -789-7227. Download...

Muffins for Moms 2016

Muffins for Moms is a breakfast that we have every year to show appreciation to all the moms for all that they do for their children. We had about 30 moms come and eat breakfast with us today.  The each student prepared a project for their mom and gave it to them...

Friday Field Trip April 2016

On April 29th Hman Shawa ECDC went on an all school field trip to the Science Center.  Parents and family members of the students are also invited to participate in our field trips.  150 people representing Hman Shawa were in attendance.  The exhibit that we saw was...

Eagle Visit on Earth Day

On April 20th the preschool through kindergarten classes were taken across the Verde river to observe the eagles. The Arizona Department of Game and Fish talked to the children about the importance of taking care of the environment.  They also brought telescopes that...

2016 Annual Jump Rope for Heart Program

On April 21st we held our Annual Jump Rope for Heart Program.  The students participated in various activities such as jump roping, hula hoops, scooters and bounce balls. The proceeds raised from this event are donated to the American Heart Association.  This year the...

2016 Annual King and Queen of Hearts Fundraiser

Our annual King and Queen of Hearts Fundraiser was held on February 11.  This is the only fundraiser that Hman Shawa ECDC does on an annual basis.  All the children participate by decorating old coffee cans and then using them to collect funds that they raised.  The...

Field Trip October 2015

The next Friday Field Trip will be on October 15, 2015.  We will be taking the children to the Sea Life Aquarium.  We will have a sack lunch at Riverview  Park after the aquarium. Friday field trips are part of the regular school year calendar, children not attending...