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Love of Reading Week at DSMS

Alfredo Velasquez

CONTRIBUTED DSMS educators feel strongly about instilling the love and usefulness of reading. To create passion for reading and show students that reading is more than a skill used for testing purposes, each year Desert Shadows Middle School celebrates the Love of Reading Week. Invitations were extended to community and school representatives. This year the event was held February 13-17, ... Read More »

IME Becas

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The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona held a breakfast on March 21st at 9:30 a.m. for members of the Local Committee of IME Becas to meet with the 11 students from Cochise College that were awarded scholarships from this program. What is IME Becas? In 2005 the Government of Mexico announced the launch of the IME Becas Program, ... Read More »

RRHS Agriculture Program

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For the last 18 years, since Rio Rico High School opened it’s doors, it has maintained an agriculture program with a focus on plant science. But really it’s only been over the last few years that it has really started to bear fruit. The program, which is also associated to the school’s Future Farmers of America club, gives students an ... Read More »

NHS Mariachi

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There is a movement coming out of Nogales High School that for the last two years has been building up momentum and doing it fast. A movement that is taking the name and spirit of Nogales all the way across the country. This movement is the NHS Mariachi Band, lead by Director Alan Aguire. Over the last two years the ... Read More »

Mountain View Students Receive Gold & Silver in Nation’s Largest Essay Contest

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RIO RICO, AZ, Mar. 1, 2012 — Mountain View Elementary School captured the gold and silver in this year’s 4th grade essay contest at the Grand Canyon State Games in Tempe. Cade Fanning walked away with the first place gold medal. Jared Fischer brought home the silver for 2nd place. Celebrating a 20th anniversary, the Grand Canyon State Games Essay ... Read More »

Celebrate Literacy: 4th Annual Love of Reading Week at DSMS

Juan Pablo Guzman

DSMS educators feel strongly about instilling the love and usefulness of reading. To create passion for reading and show students that reading is more than a skill used for testing purposes, each year Desert Shadows Middle School celebrates the Love of Reading Week. Invitations were extended to community and school representatives. This year the event was held February 13-17, and ... Read More »

NHS defending champions finish season strong

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By Joseph Wright On Thursday February 16th the Nogales High School Boys Varsity Basketball team went head to head against Casa Grande in round 1 of the AIA Division II State Championship. The Apaches were fighting to defend their title this year and they played game 1 with a drive and intensity to make it happen but as NUSD Superintendent ... Read More »

JROTC at Rio Rico High School

Junior ROTC of Rio Rico High School.

BY JOSEPH WRIGHT A feeling of pride and patriotism filled the cafeteria of Rio Rico High School on Saturday, January 28, 2012 during the Massing of the Colors ceremony for The Military Order of The World Wars. The event, which is rotated annually between Nogales and Sahuarita, was hosted for the first time by the Junior ROTC of Rio Rico ... Read More »

PRESENTATIONS AT WELTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Ms. Villareal’s class of Mary Welty Elementary School presented biographies dressed as the person that they were presenting on the morning of Friday, December 23rd.

Ms. Villareal’s class of Mary Welty Elementary School presented biographies dressed as the person that they were presenting on the morning of Friday, December 23rd. Read More »

Catholic schools week

Catholic Schools week in Santa Cruz County

BY JOSEPH WRIGHT Catholic Schools Week is a annual national celebration that begins on the last Sunday of January (January 29, 2012 - February 5, 2012) that focuses on the important role that Catholic schools play in providing students with values-based education. Since there are two Catholic schools in Santa Cruz County, the celebration is considered important for the community. ... Read More »

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