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School Information

Principal:
Carla Phillips
Assistant Principal:
Ashley Katikos
 
 
School Location:
21100 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027


Front office: 623-445-3300

Fax: 623-445-3380

Attendance: 623-445-3390
Health office: 623-445-3310

Office Hours:
7:30am-4:00pm

School Hours: 8:15am-3:00pm

Early Release: 8:15am-11:35am 
 

Welcome

Welcome to DVMS: Home of the Colts!

 
Gearing up for AIMS: Attention Colts
DVMS will be taking the AIMS test April 14 - 17.
Important reminders: Eat a solid breakfast, get some rest, and come to school on time!
Please be present for this very important test!

Attention 8th Grade Colts:
Our Promotion Ceremony will be held at Barry Goldwater High School, on the field, May 21 at 7 pm.

Rachel's Challenge
This month's challenge: DREAM BIG!

 This year do something that will impact the lives of students. Keep your tax dollars local! Any amount will help DVUSD students. Your tax credit goes directly to the school you choose, not to the state or district. Your school tax credit donations can provide DVUSD students with opportunities to after school and summer programs, field trips, music and athletic programs or any other extracurricular activity.

The Arizona tax credit program (A.R.S. 43-1089.01) allows a tax credit of up to $200 for individuals and up to $400 for married couples, filing jointly, in support of extracurricular activities. Submit your tax credit online on the district’s website, www.dvusd.org or pick up or download the form and mail in your check. Your tax credit receipt will be mailed to you.

Click here for more information. 

DVUSD District Calendar Changes
Deer Valley Unified School District's graduation dates had to be changed from its original dates due to Peoria Unified School District adopting the same graduation dtes. That means hosting graduation ceremonies at the University of Phoenix Stadium would not be a possibility if the district maintained last year's graduation dates. The district presented two calendar options to the Board during the November 26 Board Meeting. After reviewing both options, the Board adopted a calendar with graduation dates for May 28-29 and a week-long fall break along with extra break days. The new approved district calendar can be found on the district website or click here to download a 2014-15 calendar.
 Need a YEARBOOK?
If you would like to order online: CLICK HERE 

For Information Regarding OPEN ENROLLMENT: Click here

Students Rights & Responsibility Handbook:
Please review this important information regarding your child's rights & responsibilities. Students Rights & Responsibility

Admission to Athletic Events 
At each game, we will be charging all adults $3 admission to the contests. An adult is considered to be 18 years or older and/or out of High School. Please inform all family members and friends that will be coming to support your student-athlete and team about the admission costs. We appreciate your understanding.


Click here to view DVUSD's Interfaith Acceptance Newsletter
 

School News

March 3-7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Click headline for more details.

 DVUSD Arts Festival takes place this Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Shops at Norterra (Happy Valley and I-17).

Click here for more information
 
Attention Colts: Need to order a yearbook? 
Click on the following link to order online. http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_catalog.asp?cid=158988&pfid=2013092104151456757 

Rachel's Challenge:
This month's challenge: DREAM BIG!
 
We are very excited to be hosting Rachel's Challenge tomorrow to kick off our school year in a positive direction. Rachel's Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity, with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion. For more information regarding Rachel's Challenge Click Here
 
 

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Deer Valley Middle School is a TAP School.


Deer Valley Middle has been designated a TAP school starting in the 2012-2013 school year and is in its second year of implementation. The federal Teacher Incentive Fund Grant has been awarded to DVUSD led by Arizona State University in coordination with the U.S. Department of Education, Arizona Department of Education, and the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. The goals of the grant project include increasing student achievement, retaining highly effective educators, and fostering exemplary school culture in the highest-need communities across the state. Nearly $500,000 will be awarded to our school.

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