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  • ASU College Readiness Event !!

    ASU Tempe would like to personally invite you to our upcoming College Readiness event!

    The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 4th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the ASU Tempe location. It will consist of various academic and educational resources, presentations from our ASU Admissions and Financial Aid departments, and many opportunities to be informed.

    In addition, we will have a number of college readiness workshops to include: Preparing for College, Paying for College, Step to the Top, a me3 demo room, and Campus Tours. All workshops will be in English and Spanish.

    We would love for you and your students to come explore all that ASU Tempe has to offer. It is never too early to start preparing for College! Be sure to RSVP at so that we can make the appropriate accommodations.

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  • ATHLETICS - Girls Lacrosse

    Girls lacrosse kicked off their season Tuesday with a great start against Gilbert high school – JV won 8-6, Varisty lead 6-2 (game suspended due to light issue). Next home game is Friday, February 24th at Pecos Park – JV 5:30 PM, Varsity 7:00 PM.

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  • ACTIVITIES - Book Club

    Attention DV Book Club members! Our meeting next week has been changed to Monday, 2/27, after school in room C209. See you on Monday!

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  •  Storm Yearbook


    Time is running short. Order a yearbook by Friday, February 24, 2017 to guarantee you get one. They're even more special with a name and icons, so remember to personalize the cover.

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  • ACTIVITIES - Badminton Tournament

    Hey all you DV players! Next Wednesday, March 1st, we will be hosting our 3rd annual, mixed doubles, badminton tournament. Jointly sponsored by Interact Club and our girls' badminton team, this is a lively competition open to all who like to play. Whether you are an expert or have never picked up a racket, you will enjoy the tournament experience. It is loud, rowdy and lots of fun! Play will begin at about 3:30 in the large gym. There will also be matches in the small gym a little later. So, sign up today at the bookstore. Entrance fee is $10 per couple. Prizes will be awarded to winners in different categories.

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  • ACTIVITIES - Car Wash fundraiser for PROM !!

    Sophomore Student Council Car Wash

    All proceeds go to prom!

    Ahwatukee Auto Spa
    4601 East Chandler Blvd.
    Saturday, February 25th

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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 - 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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  • 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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Public Service Announcement

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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