Athletic Parent Meeting
If you have a student athlete, please attend the Athletic Parent Meeting on Tuesday, November 18 from 5:00-5:30 in the Desert Mountain Gym.
We at Desert Mountain know you have a choice of where to send your kindergartener for a solid foundation. Take a look at what Desert Mountain has to offer. Please join us for Kindergarten Roundup, Wednesday, November 19th from 5:30-6:30 in the Kindergarten Building.
Desert Mountain/Phoenix Suns Night Out!!!
January 16th @ 7:00pm
(Suns Verses Minnesota Timberwolves). Tickets are $16 for upper level and $47
for lower level. Pick up order forms from the front office. All order forms must be in by December 1st to Mrs. Charla in the front office or to Mr. Yates.
be made to Desert Mountain)
Open Enrollment Information
Any student that wants to be considered for Open Enrollment at our school for
the next school year must review the information found on the Open Enrollment
section of the district website
and complete the Electronic Open Enrollment application. Applications are
online. The link will be available at 9:00 a.m. on
Monday, 11/3/2014. For parents to have the best opportunity to be accepted to
the school of their choice, they will want to complete the application on or
before December 17, 2014.
For those of you beginning your journey with DVUSD, Free full day
Kindergarten registration opens November 17. Stay tuned to DVUSD for more details. If you have any questions regarding open enrollment or full day Kindergarten, please contact our school registrar.
Congratulations to Our Art Students
We have four top 12 WINNERS from the Valley Metro Transit Calendar
Contest. Each winner will have their artwork displayed in the calendar for one
of the months of 2015.
This contest was open to 3rd graders in Maricopa County. There were over
335 entries this year.
A Valley Metro Bus will visit Desert Mountain in December for awards
ceremony and bus ride for all 3rd graders.
Let's congratulate our winners.......
Katherine Senina - Mrs. Gartman's Class
Cannon Phalen - Mrs. Gartman's Class
Brooke Walton - Mrs. Morgan's Class
Kylie Akey - Mrs. Krause's Class
Congratulations to all winners!
Office Hour Reminder
Desert Mountain's front office opens at 8:00 am. For the safety of our students, please do not drop off students before 8:00 am. Parents may enter campus after checking in and getting a visitor's badge, but students must remain with their parents until the 8:00 am bell rings. We thank you for your cooperation!
Nominate our Desert Mountain staff for "The Moving Forward Award"
We are inviting parents, students and DVUSD
co-workers to vote for the administrator, teacher or staff member (including district
office personnel) whom they believe uses forward thinking and practices to
further the education of our students.
easy to vote online beginning October 1, 2014 at www.MoveUpAZ.com
. In December 2014, the top vote getter for the
fall semester will receive “The Moving Forward Award
” along with
a holiday gift bag that includes a $100 Southwest Airlines gift card and more.
New Communication Policy
*In order to have the best use of all educational time in the classroom, we will be calling into the classrooms only two times a day for messages or interruptions. Unless it is an emergency, we will call at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. We will not be able to contact a student after 2:45 p.m. Parents, please plan accordingly.
Parking Lot Safety
*The small parking lot by the administration building is for parking and walking students on to campus. No Dropping Off.
This parking lot is for parking and walking student on to campus. Please note: the Handicapped Parking spaces are to be used only by
vehicles with the proper handicapped disabled sign-age or plate.
*Student Drop off and Pick up is in the large parking lot to the north. Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe.
*Parents you will be required to sign in at the office and show ID when coming onto campus.
2014 - 2015 Full Day Kindergarten
*Deer Valley Unified School District will be offering full day kindergarten for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year!
Developmental Preschool Is Seeking Peers!
*Children who are 4 years old are eligible for tuition-based enrollment in the Desert Mountain Developmental Preschool Classroom as a peer role model. We are seeking peers who display excellent language and behavior skills to attend our classes.
*Peers are included in our preschool program to provide role models for the students who have special needs. Our hope is that each group of children will learn from the other.
*The parents of preschool peers pay tuition. Tuition is $145 per month. It is due the first school day of each month.
*Peers attend preschool four days per week, Monday through Thursdays. Morning session runs from 8:45-11:15 and the afternoon session runs 12:30-3:00. If you are interested in your child attending as a peer please contact the teachers by email.
*Ellen.email@example.com or Nancie.firstname.lastname@example.org
DVUSD wants to improve? Tell us how to exceed your expectations!
our external customer survey, we hope to learn more about your
experiences with DVUSD throughout the past school year. Your
participation and honesty is important to us! Results will assist the
District to identify its strengths and potential challenges which will
be made public on the district website over the next couple of months.
District leadership will begin to develop specific actions plans to
resolve our challenges and communicate with our parents and community
Please take our survey
you have questions or concerns about this survey, please contact
Director of Data Analysis and Accountability at email@example.com.