Welcome Potluck & Community Square Dance – Sep 7

Families old and new grab your cowboy boots and let’s swing into the school year with a potluck to welcome our new families accompanied by a community square dance!

Please bring a dish to share labeled with any allergens and your great attitude to dance the night away. This will be a wonderful way to greet the new school year and set the tone for a year of fun and community building!

In an effort to reduce waste, we ask that you bring your own plates & utensils.

Parent Council: Summer Swim Meet Up

Hello DMS Community!!

Come join fellow DMS families for a fun afternoon of swimming and water play!!

Come join us at the Pool
Every Tuesday during Summer Break
Open swim 1-5pm

Eldorado Aquatic & Fitness Center
2301 N. Miller Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
P: 480-312-2484

Cost : Scottsdale Resident $3 Adult/$2 child
Non-Resident $5 Adult/$3 child

2018-19 Parent Council Leadership Announcements

The DMS Parent Council strives to build a vibrant community for all of our families. Our mission is to serve the community by facilitating communication, developing strong social bonds, supporting parent education, school activities, active volunteerism, and celebrations.

We welcome you to join us each month as we plan and orchestrate community development at DMS.

Please join us in congratulating the 2018-19 DMS Parent Council Leadership team voted in at the May 1, 2018 meeting.

Chair Laura Slayton-Garcia
Secretary June Hamlin
Treasurer Adeline Carrera
Hands Team Michelle Kratzer
Hands Team Susan Kerr
Hands Team Kim Baker
Heads Team Christine Johnson
Heads Team Sophie McCurley
Hearts Team Pam Hopkins

Early Release & Feed the Faculty – May 11

Feed the Faculty – Friday, May 11th

Sponsored by ECE, 3rd, 6th and 7th Grades

Calling all cooks, bakers, and yummy food makers!  We need FOOD and lots of it! We need volunteers to provide a meal for our faculty members during their professional development day.  They will be at school all afternoon and evening attending training sessions. Please join Parent Council in supporting your wonderful, caring, and dedicated teachers and staff by providing a nourishing dish to help sustain them during their long day.  Please sign up using the link below, and don’t forget to log your volunteer hours.

Sign up at this link: May Feed the Faculty

  • Drop off your dish in the High School Office by early release pick-up time (12:40 pm).

  • Please have your dish ready to serve in a container and with serving utensils.

  • Be sure to label your container and utensil with your name and number so it can be returned.

  • If applicable, please indicate on your container if your dish is vegan, vegetarian or gluten free.

Parent Council Leadership Nominations – Apr 20

Are you interested in joining the DMS Parent Council Leadership Team?

We are looking for parents that want to help build a vibrant and welcoming community at DMS. Check out some of the opportunities available on the DMS Parent Council Page – 

DMS Parent Council Leadership Positions

Parent Council Nomination Form

All jobs can be done as a team, find a friend and join the fun. Nominations are due April 20th.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Pam Hopkins 602.818.4184  at zdesigns@cox.net

5K Run – Apr 28

Mark your calendars for a unique and amazing 5K run and 1 mile fun run through the magical and amazing Desert Marigold School campus. The surfaces range from dirt to packed gravel with uneven surfaces and a few minor obstacles with lots of fun twists and turns!

Saturday, Apr 28th – starts at 8am. 

Registration Required: http://desertmarigoldfarm5k.itsyourrace.com/EventContact.aspx?id=10703

All proceeds go towards building the Grade 3/4 Patio. Learn more about the Patio Fund Here.

PC End of the Year Fiesta – Apr 13

Parent Council needs your help. We have our community appreciation fiesta on Friday the 13th from 1-2:30pm on the front lawn area near the admin office.

If you need any extra volunteer hours we could use your help. We need help with set up, serving food and clean up. Please see the sign up genius link below.


In the spirit of zero waste and keeping our environment clean, we ask that all attending this Friday community fiesta,you bring your own, flatware, utensils and drink. Please don’t forget your blanket to sit on.

We are looking forward to seeing you there! (Extra parking available in Lot across Street)

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