District News

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BMX Rider Kevin Peraza Gets First Invite to X-Games

X GamesIn 2013, Sunnyside High School graduate Kevin Peraza won one of the biggest competitions in Europe, Simple session. That event helped launch his career, but just a few weeks ago, he received news that would take it to another level.  More »

Sierra Students to Attend Pharmacy Camp

Sierra Middle SchoolALL Sierra students that turned in Pharmacy Camp applications have been accepted into the program. Only 30 applicants were chosen for this program, including all 8 applicants from Sierra!  More »

FreeThrows Math & Basketball Summer Camp

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Apollo Middle School

When: June 16-19; June 23-26
(26th is Parent day where parents will participate in the camp – math, health and basketball)  More »

Congressman Grijalva Honors DVHS Student

Desert ViewCongressman Raul Grijalva visited Desert View High School to honor Senior Kade Claw for winning the Congressional Art Competition. Kade’s ink drawing is composed from a poem he wrote. To read Kade’s poem and view his award winning art, select this link.  More »

Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Fort Bliss Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  More »

FC Tucson News for Students and Families

FCTucson LogoJoin FC Tucson this Saturday, May 17th @ 7:30 PM for the all-important home opener, invite everyone you know by sharing this email and get ready for the best, darn “Summer of Soccer” you’ve ever witnessed…This is your invitation to JOIN THE TE  More »

Rivera Raptors Computer Science Club

Rivera RaptorsThe Tech-savvy staff of Rivera get a shout-out - Mario Uribe (IT), Ricky Saenz (MCT) and Brian Huss (ITC) for creating a computer science club using’s free code writing lessons and game-based activities to teach the students how computer programming works and begin  More »

District Musicians Play the Big Apple

Sunnyside Unified School District - a tech-savvy school district2 Sunnyside District students participated in the 2014 Essentially Ellington competition held in New York City this past weekend. Their band, the Tucson Jazz Institute “Ellington Band”  More »

2014 Sunnyside District Touring Orchestra

Sunnyside Unified School District - a tech-savvy school districtThis past weekend the 2014 Sunnyside District Touring Orchestra gave an outstanding performance at the Music in the Parks festival in Anaheim, CA and earned a rating of "Excellent".  More »

Students Earn Food Handlers Industry Qualification Certificates

Challenger Logo41 advanced students who completed the class and successfully passed the testing.  With the direction moving to academies our students have begun the exciting next step towards career employment opportunities with earning  industry certific  More »

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