• Welcome!
    I want to welcome both parents and students to my website. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone this year and making my 19th school year at Mountain Ridge a memorable one. I have had the opportunity to work with so many students over the years and I always look forward to meeting more. 
    My education includes a Bachelors in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University, a Post Baccalaureate in Physical Education from Arizona State University, and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. I also just recently became an RN in July of 2018, and I am currently pursing a Bachelors in Nursing.
    Easy access to PowerSchools and the Mountain Ridge homepage can be found under Links.   
  • Contact information:
    Email                 dena.howse@dvusd.org
    Voice mail         623-376-4712
    Main office        623-376-3000 
    1st   Team Sports      
    2nd  Team Sports     
    3rd   Team Sports      
    4th   Team Sports      
    5th   Prep
    6th   Lifetime Sports
    Office Hours:
    Appointments can be scheduled on Thursday or Friday.
    All classes follow Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS).
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