Back to school roundup
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Open House/Meet the Teacher Night: Aug. 6.
Sunset Ridge School
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.
The first day of school in the Cave Creek Unified School District will be Thursday, Aug. 6.
Cactus Shadows High School
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
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
Back to school and curriculum night: Aug. 4.
Black Mountain’s supply lists are on the school Web site.
Desert Sun Academy
Desert Sun’s supply lists are on the school Web site.
Desert Willow Elementary
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
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
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
New Parent & Student Orientation: Aug. 1
Back to School Day: Aug. 8
First day of school: Aug. 11
First day of school: July 30
North Valley Christian Academy
Welcome Back Meet & Greet: Aug. 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
First day of school: Aug. 12
Stepping Stones Academy
First day of school: Aug. 6
Stepping Stones’ supply lists are on the school Web site.