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Back to school roundup

7/28/2015

NORTH VALLEY – It’s that time of year again – the beginning of a new school year is right around the corner. Following is a list of local schools’ information, including meet-the-teacher nights.

Local DVUSD schools

The first day of school in the Deer Valley Unified School District will be Monday, Aug. 10.

Anthem School
(623) 376-3700 
anthem.dvusd.org
Meet the Teacher night: Aug. 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Anthem’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Boulder Creek High School
(623) 445-8600
bchs.dvusd.org
Jump Back Days will be held for each grade level: Seniors, July 31, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Freshmen, Aug. 3, 8-10:30 a.m. and 12-3 p.m.; Juniors, Aug. 4, 8-10:30 a.m.; and Sophomores, Aug. 4, 12-3 p.m.
Students new to BCHS are invited to attend the Jaguar CAT Camp and learn about the school. CAT Camp will be held Aug. 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; entry fee is $25.

Canyon Springs School
(623) 376-5200
canyonsprings.dvusd.org
Open House night: Aug. 6, 4:30-6 p.m. Meet teachers and pick up first day of school packets.
Canyon Springs’ supply lists are on the school Web site.

Desert Mountain School
(623) 445-3500
desertmountain.dvusd.org
Twilight Tours: Aug. 6, 5:30-7 p.m. Visit classrooms, meet the teachers, get busing information, start lunch accounts, and tour the campus.

Diamond Canyon School
(623) 445-8000
diamondcanyon.dvusd.org
Kindergarten Parent Curriculum Night: Aug. 5, 6 p.m.
Meet the Teacher Night & Ice Cream Social: Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m.
Volunteer Training Meeting: Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
Diamond Canyon’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Gavilan Peak School
(623) 445-7400
gavilanpeak.dvusd.org
Back to School night: Aug. 6. The multipurpose room will be open from 5:30-6 p.m. Information about transportation, lunch accounts, before/after care sign ups, Mandarin Booster club, middle school schedule pick up, and K-6 class placement lists will be available. The teachers’ classrooms will be open 6-7 p.m. for families to visit.
Gavilan Peak’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

New River Elementary
(623) 376-3500
newriver.dvusd.org
Open House night: Aug. 6. The New River PTSA will offer dinner from 5:30-6:15 p.m. At 6:15, a principal presentation will be offered. From 6:30-7, classrooms will be open, and students and parents can tour classrooms and meet teachers.  

Norterra Canyon School
(623) 445-8200
norterracanyon.dvusd.org
Kindergarten Orientation: Aug. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Meet the Teacher Night, grades 1-8: Aug. 6, 5:30-7 p.m.
Volunteer Training Meeting: Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
Norterra Canyon’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Sonoran Foothills School
(623) 445-8400
sonoranfoothills.dvusd.org
Open House/Meet the Teacher Night: Aug. 6.

Sunset Ridge School
(623) 445-7800
sunsetridge.dvusd.org
Pre-K Meet the Teacher Night: Aug.4, 6-7 p.m.
Grades 1-5 Meet the Teacher Night: Aug. 5, 6-7 p.m.
Developmental Preschool and Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Night: Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
Grades 6-8 Meet the Teacher Night: Aug. 11, 6 p.m.
Sunset Ridge’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

 

CCUSD schools

The first day of school in the Cave Creek Unified School District will be Thursday, Aug. 6.

Cactus Shadows High School
(480) 575-2400
www.ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=11
Falcon Prep 2015 Schedule: ongoing this week, located in Admin Building 100.
See parking procedures and applications on the school Web site.
Freshman Camp is Aug. 4; pay $10 fee online at Cactus Shadows’ Web site or at Freshman Camp.

Sonoran Trails Middle School
(480) 272-8600
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=17
Trail Days: July 30, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and Aug. 3, 3-6 p.m. Stop in during these posted times and pick up class schedules, walk the campus, get busing information, learn about student clubs, purchase PE uniforms, and more.
Sonoran Trails’ supply lists are on the school Web site.

Black Mountain Elementary
(480) 575-2100
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=7
Back to school and curriculum night: Aug. 4.
Black Mountain’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Desert Sun Academy
(480) 575-2900
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=13
Desert Sun’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Desert Willow Elementary
(480) 575-2800
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=970
Open House for grades K-1: Aug. 4, 4-5 p.m.
Open House for grades 2-3: Aug. 4, 5-6 p.m.
Open House for grades 4-6: Aug. 5, 4-5 p.m.
Desert Willow’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Lone Mountain Elementary
(480) 437-3000
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=16
Kindergarten Curriculum Night: Aug. 3, 6-7 p.m.
Back to School Night: Aug. 4, 4-6:30 p.m.
Lone Mountain’s supply lists are on the school Web site.

Horseshoe Trails Elementary
(480) 272-8500
http://ccusd93.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=15
New Year’s Eve Celebration – Meet the Teachers: Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m.
Horseshoe Trails’ supply lists are on the school Web site.

 

Other local schools

Anthem Preparatory Academy
http://www.anthemprep.org
New Parent & Student Orientation: Aug. 1
Back to School Day: Aug. 8
First day of school: Aug. 11

Canon Elementary
First day of school: July 30
www.canon50.org

North Valley Christian Academy
http://northvalleyca.org
Welcome Back Meet & Greet: Aug. 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
First day of school: Aug. 12

Stepping Stones Academy
(623) 465-4910
http://www.steppingstonesacademy.org
First day of school: Aug. 6
Stepping Stones’ supply lists are on the school Web site.