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Barry Goldwater High School

IB Learner Profile Attributes
The IB learner profile represents 10 characteristics or traits that are essential for anyone to develop into a successful and responsible member in today's global society.  Please visit the link to learn the traits and the month they will be highlighted.  
BGHS Summer Office Hours
June 6th through July 21st
Monday - Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Summer Registration Hours
Please CLICK HERE for dates and details for registering a student at BGHS
Welcome to the BGHS 2016-17 School year
August 2nd - Freshman Camp (see information below)
August 10th - First Day of School
                       * Bring a pencil and your smile
                       * We look forward to meeting you
                       * When you arrive pick up your schedule - listen to announcements for locations
                       * To put money on you lunch account click here
For information about the BGHS Summer Freshmen Camp, click here. To reserve a spot for your student, please click here
BGHS Social Worker, Mrs.  Morrison and her pet partner "Riley the Dog", will be hosting a session on stress reduction.  You can also see the pet partner team during Parent 101 following Freshman Camp. 
Summer Institute - Teachers
July Session:  July 27th - August 1st
All things BGHS!  Meet and build relationships with colleagues!
CLICK HERE for the schedule of sessions you can attend!
Staff Information - Teachers 
For information regarding the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, please sign in using the link in the upper right-hand corner of the website, and navigate to Staff>Staff Resources.  

2016-2017 Bulldog Athletics
Athletic packets for fall sports are due:
August 1st for football
August 8th for all other fall sports
Athletic Packets are available in the front office. Packets must be complete in order for students to tryout.
Tech Rich
The new Tech Rich initiative begins in the spring of 2016.  Click here for the 2016-2017 parent letter explaining the program.
For continuing updates, device agreement forms, and information visit our new Tech Rich page.

Change in the length of the instructional day for 2016-2017
CLICK HERE for 2016-2017 BGHS Bell Schedule
Our Goal is to Increase Student Academic Proficiency!
Our 2015-16 goal is to decrease the total percentage of D's and F's (based on the 2014-15 data) in literacy and math school wide by 25% as evidenced by a score of four or better on end of course marks by May of 2016.  
Mike Andersen, Ed.D.
Barry Goldwater High School

Bulldog News

  •  Parking

    Parking Permits

    The Deer Valley Unified School District has raised the cost of student parking on campus to $100 for the 2015-16 school year. Students parking on campus may purchase a parking permit in the bookstore during bookstore hours. Beginning August 17th, 2015 students that have not purchased a permit will not be allowed to park their vehicle on the BGHS campus.

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  • Do you know your score and your goal?

    Student progress is updated in a "snapshot" in ManageBac every three weeks. Please visit http://bghs.managebac.com to see a predicted mark of how you or your student is currently achieving. Click on the headline for more information.

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  • Wall of Fame

    Click here to see some of the accomplishments of our former students.

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  • BGHS Alumnus discussed on NBC's Meet The Press

    New York Times columnist David Brooks holds BGHS alumnus Katie Whitcombe up as proof that the American Dream is still alive and well. Click on the headline to view the video.

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