Daily Announcements

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September 19, 2017 We want all students to know that DRHS is a community that cares about you. We are proud to partner with Teen Lifeline to make sure you have a connection to the support you need when you need it. You may have recently received a sticker in your English class to be applied to the back of your school ID. We did this because we want you to have a daily reminder that you're not alone and if you feel like giving up, there is resource available where you can turn to talk about any problem.  Thank you, Teen Lifeline.  

Students you have to have your ID's available when purchasing Breakfast and Lunch. If you are paying cash you don't need your ID. If you don't have an ID you need to go to the Bookstore to get one.

All Homecoming guest forms must be turned in by Thursday, September 21st by 3:00 PM. Forms turned in late WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


You can purchase your tickets for Homecoming at both lunches. Tickets are $30 with an Activity Card and $35 at the regular price. If you are bringing a guest you must obtain an approved Guest Pass from Administration prior to Friday before the dance.

The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, September 23 from 8-11pm at DRHS. Please park in the student lot and be ready to show your Student ID.  Dress is semi-formal.  All tickets must be purchased in advance.

Starting next week, tickets can also be purchased before or after school in Ms. Mac's room 2233.

Let's TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD together on September 23!

Attention Jags! Underclassman portrait retake day is on Tuesday, September 19th in the library! If you were absent for picture day in August or you just want your portrait retaken, this is your last chance!


Last week before Homecoming to purchase your class #GOJAGS shirts. They are on sale during both lunches in the cafeteria and in room 2233.  Represent your class and show your spirit at the ASSEMBLY, sporting events, and every spirit Friday.  they are only $8. Wear your colors next Friday!

"Are you hungry?  The Choir is hosting school spirit nights at Little Caesars and Chipotlé next week!  Come to Little Caesars on Wednesday  the 20th, or Chipotlé on Thursday the 21st.  Each of the restaurants will be donating a portion of that days earnings to the Choir here at Desert Ridge.  Make sure to grab a flyer for Chipotlé from the Choir Room to donate."

Counseling News


University of Arizona - Tuesday, Sept 19th - 4th Hour

Ottawa University - Thursday, Sept 21st - 3rd Hour

University of Alabama - Thursday, Sept 28th - 4th Hour


​​Registration for the 2017 PSAT is now open!

Link   www.TotalRegistration.net/PSAT/030424

Regular registration closes 9/29/17

PSAT Test date: 10/11/17 (Wednesday- Middle of Fall Break)

Location: DRHS

Costs- $22

Test day- Gates will open at 7:20am and the test starts promptly at 8:00am

Test day- finishes by noon


All 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, please consider taking the upcoming ASVAB test:

  • Learn more about yourself and the world of work.

  • Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills.

  • Develop an effective strategy to realize your career goals.

Take advantage of everything the ASVAB Program has to offer. The test is free and there is no military obligation.

The ASVAB will be offered at DRHS on:

October 3rd at 7:30 am in the Lecture Hall

Sign-up in advance in the Counseling Office.  You must complete and return a parent signed permission slip.

Club News

World Language Club will be meeting Thursday, Sept 21st after school.  2:35-3:15 in room 5209.   Come join us as we explore the culture, music, movies, sports, food, and language of different countries.  Membership is $20.00 and includes a T-shirt.  We will be having elections for officers at this meeting.  

NHS Club  Meeting Thursday, Sept. 21, 2:35 pm, Lecture Hall

*Club Dues and Permissions Slips due!

The German Club is meeting on Friday, September 22nd in room 5211 after school.


Volleyball takes the court 3 times this week.  Tomorrow they travel to Red Mountain, Wednesday and Thursday they play Host to Mountain Point and Highland.

Badminton takes the court three times this week.  Early rankings have your Lady Bad Jags ranked 17th in the state.  

Over the weekend, the girls golf team competed in the Tempe Invitational with 11 teams from around the east valley. Our Lady Jags performed well and finished in 3rd place. A huge shout out to Brooke Beyer who won the entire tournament with an incredible score of 2 under par . Congratulations to the lady jags and especially to Brooke!

The girls Soccer team is having a fundraiser at Babbo Italian Restaurant Thursday this week.  Come in and support your girls soccer team and enjoy some great food.

Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
Caps and gowns were delivered! If you did not pick yours up, see Mrs. Weis!
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