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  • 2021 Pride Seniors Academic Excellence Awards!

    April 29, 2021- Congratulations to all our of our 2021 Senior Academic Excellence Award Winners! Click here to view our virtual award slideshow and to view all of the Senior honorees. Way to go Seniors, all of your hard work has paid off these past 4 years!

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  • 2021 Pride Underclassmen Academic Excellence Awards!

    April 29, 2021- Congratulations to all our of 2021 Underclassman Academic Excellence Award Winners! Click here to view our virtual award slideshow and to view all of the honorees. Awards will be available for pick-up starting May 3rd, 2021 in the Academics Office!

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  • Parent Letter 4.20.21 - TUHSD Statement on Current Events

    Dear TUHSD Parents & Families: As we anticipate that a verdict will be handed down this week in the Derek Chauvin trial, we want to recognize that there are times, such as this one, where high-profile and high-intensity current events may be brought into the classroom. Read more...

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  • Parent Letter 4.19.21 - Today's Executive Order

    Dear TUHSD Families & Parents, As you may have heard, Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order earlier this afternoon rescinding a previous Executive Order regarding the wearing of masks in K-12 schools.

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  • Parent Letter 4.15.21 - Update from Superintendent

    Dear TUHSD Families, With just five weeks to go in the fourth quarter, we want to celebrate our students and their many accomplishments.

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  • Congratulations to our TUHSD 2021 Flinn Scholarship winners!

    April 28, 2021- Congratulations to Mitch Zakocs from Mountain Pointe and Maya Steinberg from Tempe High for being named as 2 of the 20 Flinn Scholars for the Class of 2021! This year, 6 Tempe Union students from Corona del Sol, Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe, and Tempe High were announced as semifinalists for the Flinn Scholarship Program, and these two outstanding students were selected as scholarship winners!

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  • TUHSD Fine Arts Students Earn 2021 Seal of Arts

    April 2021- Congratulations to the fantastic TUHSD students who earned the 2020-2021 Seal of Arts! There were a total of 86 TUHSD Fine Arts students who all met the requirements, and have worked incredibly hard to earn this honor.

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  • What You Need to Know for Returning to In-Person Learning

    February 26, 2021- We will be returning to in-person learning for those who have opted to return on Monday, March 15, 2021. Please be sure to visit our TUHSD Newsroom for everything you need to know, so you can be prepared when you get back to campus!

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  • Virtual School Showcase!

    January 13, 2021- Please explore our Virtual School Showcase! Our showcase is available on demand for prospective families to explore the academic, activities, and athletics programs available at Mountain Pointe!

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  • TUHSD Monthly Parent Support Groups!

    February 12, 2021- Please join your appropriate school Parent Support Group! Parent Support Groups will kick off on Tuesday, February 16th with a Trauma Informed Webinar, and then occur monthly as scheduled!

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  • Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Fall Tempe All-City Awards Winners!

    February 10, 2021- Congratulations to all of our Tempe All-City Awards winners! Our Fall Sports student athletes were recognized this past weekend, and you can view a full list of the award winners and details here. You can also re-watch the exciting event which was streamed in full on our TUHSD Youtube channel!

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  • Mountain Pointe's Annual Men's Mentor Day!

    January 27, 2020- Men’s Mentor Day is an annual event where Mountain Pointe young men and other young men from across the District gather to hear influential men from around our community gather to talk to these young men about their success and how they achieved it.

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  • Congratulations to our Flinn Scholars Semifinalists!

    January 25, 2021- Congratulations to our 2021 Flinn Scholars Semifinalists! This year 6 Tempe Union students from Corona del Sol, Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe, and Tempe high schools are in the running for the Flinn Scholars Program!

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  • Third Quarter to Remain Virtual at Start on 1/4/21

    December 17, 2020- Please visit our Health and Safety webpage to view the latest parent letter sent out by Superintendent Mendivil on December 17, 2020 regarding starting the third quarter in a virtual setting.

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  • Return to Virtual Learning

    November 20, 2020- Please take the time to read the important communication from Superintendent Mendivil regarding a return to virtual learning starting November 30th, 2020.

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  • Social & Emotional Wellness resources for parents, teens during COVID-19

    It is totally normal and understandable for us all to be feeling more unsettled and stressed than usual at this time. Please reference any of our resources or additional resources under this section for your social and emotional wellness.

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  • Mountain Pointe Returns Safely

    September 30, 2020- Pride, it is important to pay attention to the health and safety protocols put into place to protect YOU! As we return to campus, we want all of you to stay healthy, and not only protect yourself but each other. Please take this time to watch our return to school video to be aware of what to expect when you return to campus!

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  • Mountain Pointe Teachers Both Honored as Teacher of the Year

    September 28, 2020- Congratulations are in order for Natasha Alston, Pride psychology and American history teacher and Mary Powell, Pride English teacher. Alston has been awarded Teacher of the Year award by the Arizona Council for the Social Studies. Powell has been awarded English teacher of the year by the Arizona English Teacher Association.

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  • Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Semifinalists!

    September 15, 2020- Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Semifinalists! This year 17 Tempe Union students from Corona del Sol, Desert Vista, McClintock and Mountain Pointe high schools are in the running for the the National Merit Scholarship program.

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  • #WordsofWisdomWednesday: Week One

    Throughout the first quarter quarter, we will be sharing the insights and observations of our teachers at Tempe Union High School District as they have continued to demonstrate incredible resilience and care in designing virtual lessons and identifying ways to build community with their students and colleagues.

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