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For the most up-to-date information, we hope you will continue to view our Weekly Update shared via email and on all of our social media channels.  We will continue to share information that is important to our students, staff, families and communty.  


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RRHS 2020 Thespians
Rio Rico Thespians and “The show must go on” Mentality
In a difficult year when COVID has turned the world upside down, Joseph Ellison, Director of Theater and Performing Arts at Rio Rico High School, said, “The show must go on.” In the month of November 2020, the RRHS Thespians performed The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and Mr. Ellison received the Arizona Theater Teacher of the Year Award for the Southern Region.
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The third grade teachers are using the eSpark student App. At the beginning of each class session students are asked to rate how they feel. The avatar will change daily depending on the student's choice at the beginning of the program.
Mindfulness at Calabasas helps students cope through distance and remote learning
Student mental health has been a concern for students, parents, teachers, and administrators throughout the covid-19 health crisis over the past year.
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SC Creativity in and outside the Classroom
Every year many students at San Cayetano are encouraged to join an after school program. There are many different programs that San Cayetano offers which includes fitness club, robotics club, or art club. These after school programs can be very beneficial for a student as it can support social, emotional, and academic development.
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Diego Martinez works from home
CtMS: Remote Learning Reflection
Now, on behalf of the staff at CTMS, we would like to express a genuine gratitude for those parents and guardians who have been willing and able to support our students while we all work together to make remote learning as productive and progressive as possible. Thank you!
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Kamila Bernal studies using flash cards as she sits at her computer
MVES Spelling Champion Advances to County
Although she had never participated in a spelling bee before, Mountain View 5th grader, Kamila Bernal was eager to try. “I like spelling,” she said, and it was Kamila’s enjoyment of words that helped her win the school’s contest in November and advance to the District competition in December.
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SCV35 will continue to serve food over the spring holiday

Beauty and the Beast announcment dates, times, and information Back to school Blitz date announcement 7/24/21RRHS Hawk Theatre Camp 5/31 - 6/19

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#SCV35AboveTheBar series was introduced this year to highlight the accomplishments, grit, and hardwork of staff, students and community members who have gone above the bar and shown excellence in academics, personal achievements, careers and community involvement.  



RRHS Principal Hector Estrada


   RRHS Teacher Teresa Potter


We look forward to sharing their stories with our students and community.  Our hope is that these stories will inspire you all to be above the bar.  To see more stories like Principal Estrada and the Rotary, subscribe to the SCV35 Communications Channel.