Sunnyside News

Tucson Festival of Books

BookFestivalLogoGoing to the Tucson Festival of Books again this year? Make sure to stop in to see Sunnyside’s own Amber Molera (Sierra 6th Grade ELA teacher) and Frank McCormick (District Technology Coach) who have been asked to present as part of the  More »

Sunnyside Students get Live Introduction to International Business

Center for Civic Education

The students in the Academy of International Business, Publications and Information Technology at Sunnyside High School learn about international business through presentations such as the one in Ms.  More »

Sunnyside DECA Goes to the Big Apple

Center for Civic Education

Sunnyside DECA traveled to NY over Rodeo Break.  They spent 5 days sightseeing and experiencing NY’s day to day hustle and bustle.  It was a very rewarding experience for all the students and extremely educational.  For more info  More »

The Sunnyside Academic Decathlon Team ROCKS at the Regional Competition

Sunnyside LogoThe Sunnyside Academic Decathalon Team participated in Regionals in Sahuarita, Az. The team had some great individual awards! Jeremy Aguirre won third place (bronze medal) in Music in the Varsity division!  More »

Students Use Poetry to Connect With Adults With Alzheimers

Sunnyside High School LogoA group of twelve Sunnyside High School students held an Alzheimer's Poetry Project event on Wednesday, January 29, when they recited poetry and wrote a group poem together with twenty elders with Alzheimer's at Handmaker elder care facility.  More »

Sunnyside Students Collaborate With Wildcat Writer

Sunnyside WritersUA newspaper, the Daily Wildcat, highlighted a unique collaboration between University English students and our high school writers. Sunnyside teacher Kurt Fisher's Sunnyside class is featured in the February 3, 2014 posting.

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Our Music Students are Regional Champions

Sunnyside Blue DevilSeven Sunnyside High School musicians completed a strenuous audition process and were accepted into the regional music festival ensembles for this school year!  More »

Results are in! Indoor El Tour Awards: Sunnyside

Indoor Tour de Touson

Sunnyside High School and Desert View High School participated in the Indoor Tour de Tucson Challenge the week of November 18-21. Students cycled to earn points toward various awards and to compete against students from other schools.  More »

Parent Technology Nights at Sunnyside

Parent Technology Night

Join the tech-savvy leadership at Sunnyside High School for Parent Technology Nights. They begin January 21 and continue one Tuesday each month through April.  More »

Sunnyside Academic Decathlon Continues on a Winning Streak

Academic DecathlonSunnyside High School Academic Decathlon returned from their most recent amazing 10 event scrimmage at Canyon Del Oro High School.

Out of the 10 Arizona teams, they came in 4th overall. The team also placed 4th in the Super Quiz Relay.  More »

Lemond El Tour Indoor Challenge

El Tour

The results for the Lemond El Tour Indoor Challenge are in.

Desert View and Sunnyside High School both participated. The results are as follows:

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Sunnyside Medical Career Club

University of Arizona College of Medicine

The Sunnyside High School Medical Career Club has been busy engaging in visits to the Universities in Arizona and a number of hands-on activities.  More »

Sunnyside High School Groups Investing In the Lives of Others


Sunnyside’s Future Business Leaders of America and the National Honor Society groups have come together to give back to the community this Holiday season.  More »

Sunnyside and Desert View High School Have Made It Official

HP Plaque

Sunnyside and Desert View High School Computer Maintenance programs within the International Business and iSTEM College and Career Academies are official training and testing centers for HP Authorized Technical Associate Certification.  More »

Sunnyside HOSA Students Giving Back to the Community

Health Occupations Students of AmericaThis November HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Students had a busy schedule filled with Community Service events. At the beginning of the month they had another successful blood drive.  More »

Sunnyside AVID Students Tour Arizona Colleges

Sunnyside High School AVID students and Counselor Belinda Stevens went on an Arizona College Tour that included Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, and Northern Arizona University.  More »

Sunnyside High School’s Academic Decathlon Going Strong

Sunnyside's Academic Decathlon just finished competing this past weekend in a full 10 event scrimmage at Buena High School, and the results are in! Here is a list of individual team awards:

  • MUSIC - Brianna Brown (Scholastic) 4th place, Jeremy Aguirre (Varsity) 4th place, JuJuan Green (Varsity) 3rd place.

SUSD's One-to-One Computing Tech-savvy.

...has Career Academies.

...believes in Marketing and Open Enrollment.

...has doubled college enrollment numbers. Our graduates are college and career ready.

...expects students to graduate. We have doubled graduation numbers over the past six years. Online Learning. With anywhere anytime learning, SOSA and GradLink2. Innovation. We don’t have textbooks, we LOG ON to learn.

...doesn’t just bridge the digital divide. We are eliminating it with One-to-One Laptops.

...inspires students. We are preparing students for the 21st Century and the world. where Champions are Made. Sunnyside Little League World Series Champions and Sunnyside Wrestling Arizona State Division One Champions.

...starts working towards graduation before kindergarten. Award winning Ocotillo Early Learning Center. nationally recognized as being an innovator with technology, and inspired the U.S. Secretary of Education to come see why.