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Commit to being a safe driver daily through October 26 on behalf of new drivers in Rio Rico. Rio Rico, AZ 10.22.13 — Rio Rico High School is rallying residents in Rio Rico to commit to being a safe driver and possibly win a Celebrate My Drive® grant for their school. Supporting Rio Rico High School shows our community is ... Read More »

RRHS Sophomore, Brianna Brown, Chosen for AZ Governor’s Youth Commission

Carol Cullen, Ph.D. Communications Specialist / Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 Santa Cruz County will now have a representative sitting on Governor Brewer’s Youth Commission. Rio Rico High School student, Brianna Brown, was recently selected to serve on the Commission which works directly with the Governor’s Office on Children, Youth and Families. The purpose of the Governor’s ... Read More »

Rio Rico High School Graduation 2013

Rio Rico High School Graduation 2013, a set on Flickr. Read More »

SCVUSD No. 35 students score big at AZ Special Olympics Bowling Championship

Six SCVUSD No. 35 students took home first place awards in the 2012 Coronado Area Special Olympics Bowling Competition held in Tucson, Oct. 26. They were: Katya Bernal (Junior), Andrew Ewing (Junior), Manuel Ochoa (Sophomore), Adrian Real (Sophomore), Marco Franco (Sophomore) and Ruben Rodriguez (Freshman). Coming in second were Jose Colosio (Sophomore) and Jesus Navarro (Junior). Brianna Aguila (Freshman) won ... Read More »

Rio Rico HS Principal First AZ Principal Chosen for SAM Project

Carol Cullen, Ph.D. Communications Specialist / Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 Rio Rico High School Principal, Shelly Vroegh, is the first Arizona principal chosen to participate in the National School Administration Manager (SAM) Innovation Project (NSIP) which seeks to enable principals to spend more time on instructional leadership tasks and less time on management tasks. SAM (School ... Read More »

Rio Rico High School Thespians Perform “Clowns Who Read”

RIO RICO, Ariz. Oct. 11, 2012. This morning, the Rio Rico High School Thespians performed the famous Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, Rumplestiltskin, to a cheering audience of district second and third grade students in the high school auditorium. Over 150 young students watched, cheered, and participated in the performance of the classic story of a young woman, Annabella, who is ... Read More »

SCVUSD No. 35 and UniSource Electric, Inc. Enter into Ground Lease Agreement to Provide Solar Energy

By Carol Cullen, Ph.D. The Governing Board for Santa Cruz Unified School District No. 35 unanimously agreed June 5 to enter into a 20-year ground lease agreement with UniSource Electric, Inc., a deal that greatly benefits the school district and local businesses and residents. The agreement stipulates that UniSource will lease approximately 37.5 acres of school district property to develop ... Read More »

Education and Family

BY DAVID RAMIREZ MATUS Alfredo I. Velasquez has served as Santa Cruz County School Superintendent for the past six years, an elected position he earned after a long and successful educational career. The mission of the Arizona County School Superintendent is to provide quality administrative fiscal and educational services in partnership with schools, educators, and communities to effectively improve student achievement. ... Read More »

Latino Teacher Awards Program Now accepting nominations

CONTRIBUTED Phoenix — Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) is excited to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 14th Annual Esperanza Latino Teacher Awards presented by Cox Communications and SRP in collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Over the past 13 years, CPLC has recognized more than 100 outstanding Latino educators who have met the ... Read More »

RRHS Law Enforcement

Starting in 2010 a new program began to be offered to the students of Rio Rico High School. A program teaching and promoting discipline, leadership, and team work among other things. This is the Law Enforcement program run by teacher Jimmy Navarro and part of the school’s CTE program. If you’re thinking this is like any other extra-curricular activity to ... Read More »

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