Sunnyside News

BE the THREE Congratulations!

SSHS Be the Three

Congratulations to these lucky Sunnyside High School students who practiced and demonstrated to BE the THREE throughout first semester:  More »

DECA Students Do Well in Regional Competition

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Sunnyside High School DECA members participated in the Southern Area Regional DECA Conference at the U of A on Tuesday January 5.

There were approximately 200 students from area high schools that competed in various marketing role plays.

Sunnyside Team Gets a Big Win—And Student Inclan Tops 1000

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1000 Points Scored!

Sunnyside Boys Basketball team played against Pueblo. The game was tightly contested throughout, until our Blue Devils pulled out the victory in Overtime. The Blue Devils were paced by Junior Guard Jacob Inclan.

Harmonics Glee Club Fundraiser

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The Harmonics are a student led glee club at Sunnyside High School who raise funds to promote social justice in around the local community.

On December 19th from 5:00pm – 9:00pm in the Sunnyside High School cafeteria they will be hosting a Christmas Serv

Sunnyside Students Recite Poetry


On Monday, November 24, students from Sunnyside High School's poetry club, HOSA, and medical careers classes recited classic poems from memory to senior citizens at a senior care facility. The students led the elders in call and response activities with verses from the poems.

Sunnyside Blue Devils Going to the Playoffs!

The Blue Devils football team has qualified for the state playoffs!

The Blue Devils beat the Colts of Buena 42-14 last Friday night. Congratulations to Coach Posey, his staff, and the players.

Battle of The Belts Challenge Winners!


Sunnyside came in second in the “Battle of the Belts” challenge with Flowing Wells last week.

Sunnyside Students Attend UA Reading


Sunnyside students from Kurt Fischer's English classes attended a reading at the UA and met the writer Benjamin Alire Saenz, author of the YA novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.  More »

Healthy Smoothies by Sunnyside SWAT Team


Sunnyside SWAT (Student Wellness Advocacy Team) provided healthy smoothies during lunch to help promote healthy eating and awareness of nutrition. It was fun for all!

DECA Raises Funds for Casa de los Ninos

Casa de Los Ninos
Did you know that every day in Arizona about 12 children are abused or neglected?

Sunnyside High School DECA is sponsoring a penny and a collection drive for Casa de los Niño’s.

Anti-bullying Mentors in Action

Stop Bullying

October is Anti-Bullying Month!

Sunnyside students spread the word and assist other students in talking about bullying in healthy living classes last week.
See the pictures and give them a shout out for their proactive engagement of the topic!  More »

Future Business Leaders of America Clothing Drive


Sunnyside High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) collected over 400 items for their annual clothing drive.

All items collected will benefit the Sunnyside community.

FREE Performance of Play Honoring Governor Castro

Raul H. Castro"American Dreamer: The Life & Times of Raul H. Castro" at Sunnyside High School on Oct. 17 at 7:30 and Oct. 18 at 2 p.m.

It's part of a weekend honoring Gov. Castro, now the oldest living former governor in the nation.

Sunnyside Zumbathom

SSHS ZumbaTHon
A Zumbathon sponsored by the Sunnyside Cheerleaders will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 2-4 pm in the Sunnyside West Gym.

Presale tickets are $8.00 or $10.00 at the door.

Los Diablitos Azules Folklorico WINS 1st PLACE!!!!!!

Sunnyside LogoSunnyside’s very own Ballet Folklorico Los Diablitos Azules took 1st Place at the Tucson International Mariachi Conference Student Showcase this past weekend. They won the peoples’ choice award with over 17,000+ votes in their favor!  More »

FBLA State Winners and national Qualifiers


The three-day FBLA State Leadership Conference, held at the La Paloma Resort, culminated with several of our SHS Business students competing and placing near the top at the state level; two of the students qualified to compete at the national conference this summer.

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HOSA Spring Conference Winners



Students in Sunnyside High School HOSA (Future Health Professionals) had a successful Spring Leadership Conference, April 15, 16, and 17. 33 students competed in 15 categories (out of 57 possible)!  More »

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:

Desert View High School:  More »

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.