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    GRAD Night 2017----Seniors & Parents---

    MARCH 21st--Make sure to mark your calendar for our “MOMs Night Out” to support Grad Night 2017. All Senior Moms are invited to get to know one another better. The event will be hosted by Jill Ostendorp & Carla Medina and held at Carla Medina’s home on Tuesday, March 21st , 2021 E. Barkwood Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85048, Gate Code #2121, from 6-8:30 pm.

    You can come for a drive-by or stay the entire evening. If possible, please bring an appetizer, dessert or drinks to share. The entry fee is a gift card in any denomination to go towards prizes to be raffled off at GRAD Night. Call or email Jill with any questions #480-678-7308

    *The Goodwill Truck will be at school in March for our Fundraiser. (we’re looking at Sat, March 18th). Please start saving items.

    **Cap ‘n Gown Photo Shoot - on campus, April 12th. More info soon.

    To register and pay for GRAD NIGHT go to:
    Email with questions, if you’d like to volunteer (we need you) or you have a business or work for a company that would like to sponsor GRAD Night:

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    Definitely planning on taking a class in TUHSD's Summer Education Academy? Stop by the Counseling office for registration information. Registration begins on March 1st.
    Classes will be held at Marcos de Niza.

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  • ATHLETICS - Philly's Sport Grill fundraiser

    Girls Basketball is hosting a Restaurant Night at Phillys Sports Grill on Warner Rd from 4pm to close. Make sure you let them know your from DV when you order!

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  • ATHLETICS - Wrestling season ends

    Varsity finished this past week at the State Tournament with a 4th place team score of 102.5 points, one individual State Champion, and 5 state placers:
    Chad Porter - State Champion @ 195 lbs (2X State Champion)
    Jordan Martinez - 5th place @ 120 lbs. (3X State Placer)
    Ernest Del Rio IV - 6th @ 106 lbs.
    Tariq Hornbuckle - 5th @ 113 lbs.
    Brendan Gill - 4th @ 182 lbs.
    Brett Johnson - 4th @ 285 lbs.

    Our Freshman and JV wrestlers finished their season a couple of weeks ago at their individual final tournaments (unofficial state meets), with the freshman having 3 placers and 1 champion at the Freshman State Tournament:
    Preston Cameau - 1st @ 152 lbs.
    James Crowl - 2nd @ 126 lbs.
    Cole Goldman - 4th @ 195 lbs.
    Zander Katesiredes - 4th @ 285 lbs.

    The JV team won the Big 15 Tournament with 122 points, with 3 Champions and 3 Placers:
    Micah Simpson - 1st @ 132 lbs.
    Carter Bruno - 1st @ 152 lbs.
    Armando Delgado 1st @ 195 lbs.
    Hunter Louis - 2nd @ 195 lbs.
    Michael Busby - 3rd @ 145 lbs.
    Adriel Diaz - 3rd @ 160 lbs.

    Thank you for all you do to help the wrestling team.

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  • ATHLETICS - Girls' Sand Volleyball

    Calling all girls who may be interested in Sand Volleyball!
    We still have spots available on the Sand Volleyball team and would love to have you join us! If you already have a account, please add Sand Volleyball as your team. Or, set up an account, take care of the paperwork, and visit with Ms. Slavin in Athletics to let her know you are interested and are working on your clearance!

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  • ATHLETICS - Softball

    Calling all girls who may be interested in Softball!
    We still have spots available on the Freshman and JV Softball teams and would love to have you join us! If you already have a account, please add Softball as your team, and come meet us after school on the Softball Fields. Or, set up an account, take care of the paperwork, and visit with Ms. Slavin in Athletics to let her know you are interested and are working on your clearance!

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  • ACTIVITIES - Thunder Fitness club

    Thunder Fitness Club would love to see you between 7:35 and 8:05 on Thursday mornings outside of room E-130! Stop by to learn more about fitness and to get active before school. Sponsored by Arizona State University! ALL fitness levels are welcome!

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  • Registration Calendar

    Please refer to the registration calendar. Freshmen will register in their Chem/Phys class, sophomores in their World Hist/Geo class and juniors will register in their American/AZ History class. Students in these classes will come to the Counseling Office on their assigned date, and meet with their counselor.

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    The City of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2017 Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman of the Year awards. The Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of young people, enhances the perception of youth and raises community awareness of the positive contributions of youth.

    This program is open to any students currently enrolled in high school and living within Phoenix city limits. Here's how the program works:

    One young man and one young woman will be selected as winners from each city council district and receive an award of $2,000.
    In addition, each district-level winner will be eligible for an additional $500 award if they are selected as the citywide winners.
    Students interested in applying will need to write an essay, submit a letter of recommendation and proof of legal residence in the United States. Finalists will be interviewed by judges of the program including members of the Phoenix Rotary 100 and Soroptimist International of Phoenix. District award winners will be invited to a luncheon sponsored by Rotary 100 and Soroptimist International where the citywide award winners will be announced.

    Eligible students can apply through the online application form located at before 5:00 p.m. Feb. 12, 2017.

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Cox Communications is offering high speed internet at a discounted rate for qualifying TUHSD families.

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The next Governing Board meeting will be March 1, 2017 starting at 7:00 p.m.
All meetings are held in the Benedict Education Center Board Room; 500 W. Guadalupe Rd. Tempe, AZ 85283

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