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  • Thunder Day 2021!

    Incoming Freshmen, join us on Friday, July 30th from 8:30-12:50 PM for Thunder Day! On this day, we will also be having a freshman/new student parent/guardian meeting in the auditorium starting at 8:30 AM. The purpose of this orientation is to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one. Seniors and juniors will be serving as leaders and mentors to the freshmen, and students will have an opportunity walk their schedule and meet their teachers!

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  • 2021-22 Tempe Union Families Notification of Online Verification

    July 12, 2021- As we get ready to begin the 2021-2022 school year, all parents/guardians are required to update or verify their child’s information. Updating/Verifying is an annual process that all families participate in. This is not optional, and must be completed by Monday, August 9th, 2021.

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  • TUHSD | Summer Update from Superintendent Mendivil

    June 16, 2021- Dear TUHSD Families, I am hopeful that this summer brings you much joy and relaxation with family and friends as we prepare for the upcoming school year.

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  • Class of 2021 Graduation!

    Join us in celebrating our Seniors, as we will be hosting Graduation on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 7 PM. Attendance at this event is limited due to COVID-19, and masks are mandatory per the TUHSD Health Mitigation Plan. We will be live streaming the entire event on our Facebook page starting at 7 PM, which you can find linked here!

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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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  • 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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  • Congratulations to the Desert Vista Speech & Debate team for winning their 17th State Championship!

    March 1, 2021- Congratulations to the Desert Vista Speech & Debate team for winning their 17th State Championship this past weekend!

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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 Desert Vista!

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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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  • Desert Vista Teacher Awarded Arizona Music Educators Association George C. Wilson Leadership & Service Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Wedington-Clark, Desert Vista teacher who was awarded the Arizona Music Educators Association George C. Wilson Leadership & Service Award!

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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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  • Desert Vista Teacher Wins Wishes for Teachers Grant

    November 25, 2020- Congratulations are in order for Desert Vista Science Teacher Stacey Forget! Forget has been awarded the Wishes for Teachers grant, created by Fiesta Bowl Charities to better the learning environment for students and teachers inside the classroom!

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  • TUHSD students honored as Tardeada Tempe scholarship winners

    November 10, 2020- Congratulations are in order for McClintock High School senior Stephanie Martinez Ramos and Desert Vista senior Shanti Oza. Both have been honored as Tardeada Tempe scholarship winners by the City of Tempe!

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