Elementary School

Preparing Students For Success In A Changing World

Our vision is to inspire a passion for learning and to create innovative thinkers who
will be successful in their future endeavors.

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SY 21/22 Registration Forms

Family Handbook

New Bus Schedule


PowerSchool Login


News & Announcements

  • K-5 Remote Learning Parent Meeting
    TCES, THES & DLES Parent Orientation Information for July 29, 2021 @2PM […]
  • female pathwaysAsdzáán Be’eena’ (Female Pathways) Program
    A collaboration between Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health with community members and cultural experts from the Navajo Nation. […]
  • Meals To GoSummer Food Schedules
    Local and out of town schedules for meal delivery […]
  • Summer SchoolTHES & DLES Summer School
    Dzil Libei and Tsinaabaas Habitiin Elementary Schools will be offering summer school from June 7, 2021 – June 30, 2021 and July 6, 2021- July 28, 2021. Summer school will be offered Monday through Thursday, except the last week of each month, which will end on a Wednesday […]


General Info

Principal: Sophia M. Begody

Grade Levels: K-5

Old U.S. 89
Cameron, AZ 86020
(928) 283-1080

Contact Us

Dzil Libei Elementary School Office Hours – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Main Office Telephone: 928.283.1080
Louise Badoni, Secretary, lobadoni@tcusd.org
Sophia Begody, Principal, sbegody@tcusd.org 928.283.1082


Please contact your child’s teacher everyday.

Other ways attendance counts: Must make contact with your child’s teacher:

-Synchronous – Instructional Zoom Meetings
-Electronic communication: Schoology, Class Dojo, email, phone call to the school, or text.
-Submission of Learning Opportunity Packets
-Parent attestation form of time spent on educational activities assignment by the school.


Students Click Here

Lessons, Links & More


Bookworm Club

Good Reads K-5

Dear DLES Families:

To all our DLES students, families, and staff…I congratulate you on doing your best this past school year!  It was not an easy feat, however, you all have shown devotion to give your best.  For that, I applaud you all!  I look forward to getting to know every one of our future DLES Hawk parent and child.  As we look forward to another year, I am appreciative to lead our teachers and staff into a successful year that will offer great opportunities for your child.  If you haven’t already done so, please fill out the a 2021-2022 Enrollment Packet.  Either click on the link or scan the QR Code.

TCUSD Student Enrollment/Registration

Sophia Begody,
Dzil Libei Elementary School Principal

Upcoming Events


05julAll DaySession 2 BeginsFor Grades K-5. July 5-28. . Click here for information and registration form

28julAll DayFirst Day for Teachers

29jul2:00 pmParent OrientationTCES. DLES, THES. Click here for more information

29jul6:00 pmPublic Hearing - Special Board MeetingDownload Agendas here.

30julAll DayParent OrientationTCHS, TCJHS, NAA - More information to follow

30jul9:00 am11:00 amTCJHS Parent OrientationClick here for information

About DLES

Our Motto

At DLES We Are:

Preparing Students for Success in a Changing World

Our Goals
Goal 1: All schools will increase student achievement, to exceed State Standards, and become Excelling Schools.
Goal 2: Parental Partnerships will be strengthened at each school (Board Approved: August 6, 2008).
Our Vision

At Dzil Libei Elementary School, our vision is to inspire a passion for learning and to create innovative thinkers who will be successful in their future endeavors.

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Our Personal Bookshelf

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Sophia Begody


Louise Badonie


Diana Saganey

K-1 teacher

Lucy LaMesa

2nd-3rd Grade Teacher

Natalie Tsinnijinnie

4th-5th Grade Teacher

Mariah Billy

Navajo Language Teacher

Tami Dugi

ESS teacher

Kris Cole

Speech Pathologist