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January 16, 2018


Civics Test

When: January 18th, 2018

Where: College & Career Center

How: Chromebook

Who: Any DRHS Senior who has not taken or has not passed the Civics Test

Time: 7:30 & 12:30

Letters will be given to 1st or 6th hour teachers.

Desert Ridge High School Dance Department Level Placement Auditions for the 2018-2019 school year are coming up soon! All students who want the opportunity be in (Intermediate, Advanced or Pulse Dance classes must audition for level placement before registration. The REQUIRED audition workshop will be Wednesday, January 17th from 3:30pm-5:30pm in the DRHS Auditorium. Then the Level Placement Auditions will be held on Thursday, January 18th starting at 3:00 pm. Please contact Artistic Director, Ms. Kristen Grippo, with any questions!


Students who signed up for the EVIT Field Trip, please return your Signed Permission Form by Wednesday, January 17th to the counseling office.

Counseling News

SENIORS WANTING TO ATTEND A COLLEGE PRESENTATION MUST SIGN-UP IN THE COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER THE DAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

 

 

FREE KAPLAN TEST PREP FOR SAT

January 14-17, 2018

Free SAT Prep Week presented by Kaplan!

With this interactive, online event, you can:

- Get a baseline score with a practice test

- Learn time-saving strategies in Bootcamp

- Sharpen your reading and math skills before the big test

All sessions are free and taught live by top-rated teachers. Seats are limited, so sign up today at

 https://www.kaptest.com/college-prep/free/free-prep-weeks#pcb

 

PRESIDENT’S HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Seniors

Mesa Community College

Wednesday, January 17 - JCT

Andrea Macias from MCC will be presenting valuable information on the President’s Honors Scholarship Program in the LECTURE Hall. If you qualify for this scholarship you could be eligible for up to two years of paid tuition! She will also be discussing career & college exploration and college lingo and survival tips.

 

BOYS STATE

Sponsored by The American Legion

Boys State is a citizenship training program designed to provide a working knowledge of our governmental process. An interesting 'learn by doing' method is used at Boys State. Boys learn about government by actually operating it; Establish a mythical 51st state patterned after Arizona, elect state, county and city officers, set up legislative assemblies, introduce bills, organize courts and law enforcement agencies and in other ways act as self-governing citizens for a full week. To apply you must have completed (or completing) your junior year. Boys State will be held at Northern Arizona University, Sunday, June 3 through Saturday, June 9, 2018. Applications are available in the College & Career Center and must be returned by Monday, April 2.

 

GILBERT STUDENT GOVERNMENT DAY

Must reside in Gilbert, AZ - Deadline: January 29, 2018

Student Government Day (held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 8a-3:30p) is an opportunity for students to shadow a member of Gilbert’s leadership team, examine the role of community organizations, and participate in a mock Town Council meeting. During the meeting, students will take on the role of the Mayor, Councilmembers, Town management, local business leaders, and concerned citizens.

This activity is open to any high school age student that physically resides within the Town of Gilbert, regardless of high school attended (to include those being home schooled).

 

Go to https://www.gilbertaz.gov/Home/Components/Form/Form/c55a47bc7e064b94bf7d590dffa6502c/26 to access the application which is due by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 29, 2018.

 

 

Club News The World Language Club is meeting NEXT Thursday January 18 after school in room 5205. The theme this month is ASL. Join us for fun activities and food as we learn about ASL culture and signs.

Sports News

Attention Girls interested in Softball.  There will be a meeting Friday after school in room 2121.  Camp and Tryout info will be given.

 

BOYS VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

Monday  & Wednesday for the month of January...

When... 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Where... Main Gym

No Open Gym on Wed 1/17 Wrestling Meet

Questions... See Coach Gibson in room 2207


Come support the Boys Basketball Teams as they host Highland tonight.  Highland is bringing a spirit bus so we need our student section in full force tonight. Get to the the game and show your support for the teams.   For any student with an ID the cost to get into tonight’s game will only be $1.  Games are at 4, 530 and 7.    

 

Spring sports tryouts and practices start on Monday, February 5th. 
Please make sure all your information is in RegisterMyAthlete.com by Friday, January 19th
You can find the 4-page physical paperwork under forms at DRHSJaguars.com as well. 
If you are a 9th grader or have yet to do a sport, please make sure you have completed the Concussion Course at aiaacademy.org/brainbook.  This takes about an hour to complete.  All questions need to be answered in Registermyathlete and make sure it has been electronically signed by both the parent and athlete, then upload all the required documents. 
New physicals and new domicile statements must be completed each year. 
If you cannot upload the documents, please drop them off in the athletic office and we will upload for you.

Again, all required clearance paperwork must be completed by January 19th. Thank you.

 




 



 



Seniors
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Seniors
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Seniors
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Seniors
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
SENIORS! Balfour will be back on campus to take your cap and gown orders on Wednesday, December 6th. Look for them during both lunches, outside the Library! Don't delay...prices increase after January 15th. If you do not have a lunch and need to talk to Balfour, go see Mrs. Weis in the Front Office.
SENIORS! Balfour will be back on campus to take your cap and gown orders on Wednesday, December 6th. Look for them during both lunches, outside the Library! Don't delay...prices increase after January 15th. If you do not have a lunch and need to talk to Balfour, go see Mrs. Weis in the Front Office.
Hello DRHS Class of 2018 and Parents!
Balfour will be back on campus to take orders for caps and gowns, rings and jackets on Wednesday, January 10th during both lunches outside the Library.
Please do not delay!! 
Cap and gown prices will increase after January 15th. 
Please make sure that you fill-out the top of the Order Form COMPLETELY.
Include Height and Weight for sizing of your gown.
***Caps and gowns are not actually shown in the packet*** 
All students wear a plain black gown and plain black cap; there are no other color options.
Line item #77 on the Order Form is the place to order the "Cap, Gown and Tassel Unit". 
If you did not receive a packet, please pick one up in the Bookstore or Front  Office. 


To order your graduation products onling, go to...
Type in: Desert Ridge High School
Click on: Graduation 
You can go straight to the Cap and Gown order box...
Click on: Shop Individual Products (in the blue bar near the bottom of the page)
Scroll all the way to the next to the last item: Cap, Gown, and Tassel Unit
Please see the attached flyer with more information. 
If you have any questions about ordering or products, please contact Balfour at 480-990-0141
Hello DRHS Class of 2018 and Parents!
Balfour will be back on campus to take orders for caps and gowns, rings and jackets on Wednesday, January 10th during both lunches outside the Library.
Please do not delay!! 
Cap and gown prices will increase after January 15th. 
Please make sure that you fill-out the top of the Order Form COMPLETELY.
Include Height and Weight for sizing of your gown.
***Caps and gowns are not actually shown in the packet*** 
All students wear a plain black gown and plain black cap; there are no other color options.
Line item #77 on the Order Form is the place to order the "Cap, Gown and Tassel Unit". 
If you did not receive a packet, please pick one up in the Bookstore or Front  Office. 


To order your graduation products onling, go to...
Type in: Desert Ridge High School
Click on: Graduation 
You can go straight to the Cap and Gown order box...
Click on: Shop Individual Products (in the blue bar near the bottom of the page)
Scroll all the way to the next to the last item: Cap, Gown, and Tassel Unit
Please see the attached flyer with more information. 
If you have any questions about ordering or products, please contact Balfour at 480-990-0141
Hello DRHS Class of 2018 and Parents!
Balfour will be back on campus to take orders for caps and gowns, rings and jackets on Wednesday, January 10th during both lunches outside the Library.
Please do not delay!! 
Cap and gown prices will increase after January 15th. 
Please make sure that you fill-out the top of the Order Form COMPLETELY.
Include Height and Weight for sizing of your gown.
***Caps and gowns are not actually shown in the packet*** 
All students wear a plain black gown and plain black cap; there are no other color options.
Line item #77 on the Order Form is the place to order the "Cap, Gown and Tassel Unit". 
If you did not receive a packet, please pick one up in the Bookstore or Front  Office. 


To order your graduation products onling, go to...
Type in: Desert Ridge High School
Click on: Graduation 
You can go straight to the Cap and Gown order box...
Click on: Shop Individual Products (in the blue bar near the bottom of the page)
Scroll all the way to the next to the last item: Cap, Gown, and Tassel Unit
Please see the attached flyer with more information. 
If you have any questions about ordering or products, please contact Balfour at 480-990-0141
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