Raise Money for DMS While You Shop

Help DMS by turning your everyday and Holiday shopping into fundraising dollars.

AMAZON.COM’S Associate & Smile Program

Simply click on the Amazon link and start shopping! Desert Marigold earns AmazonSmile donations as well as Amazon Associates referral fees.


Benefit is a mobile payments app that supports Desert Marigold School. Shop at leading national retailers in-store and online. Each transactions sends 2-20% of your total purchase to Desert Marigold School!

FRY’S Community Awards
Link your Fry’s V.I.P. Shopping Card to DMS. This must be redone every school year. Our Fry’s Organization number is 80356.

Helps DMS earn free books by crediting us with 15% of your purchases. To participate, mention “Books for Schools”.

Request a label, and invite others to do the same. Fill a box with outgrown clothes and drop it in the mail for free. Find adorable pre-loved clothes at dramatically discounted prices. 40% of proceeds from each sale go to DMS.

TUFT & NEEDLE Mattress
T&N gives DMS 25% of the proceeds from every mattress ordered by parents, teachers, families and friends of our school.

NOVA NATURAL Toys & Crafts
When shopping, use promo code “DESERTMARI10” at checkout and 10% of your purchase price is donated to Desert Marigold!

2018 DMS Winter Faire Thank You

DMS wishes to thank the Parent Council leadership team and all of the hard working families that volunteered their time and talents for the Winter Faire. This event is not possible without the dedication of parents and staff who show up and work the event along with those that work tireless hours in advance crafting, baking, organizing and setting up to make the day a true community endeavor.

Advanced Archery Club

Advanced Archery Club
Starts Nov. 14th – March 27th

This year archery club will focus on advanced techniques and training for competition. Club members will be required to have at least one year prior club experience here or somewhere else, as well as, be able to demonstrate a firm understanding of the basics of the National Archery in Schools shot sequence taught in previous years.

Registration and Details


Join DMS Team Ultimate Fall 2018

Join DMS Team Ultimate Fall 2018. We just started, and it’s not too late to join.

Practices are Tuesdays 3:30-5pm, Wednesdays 2:30-4pm and Fridays 3:30-5pm

Until the games begin, there will be 3 practice days a week. Games are expected to be held on Wednesdays after Labor Day (game schedule to be posted).

Grades: 7-12 grade students with eligible GPA

A sports physical is required to play.

For more information go to:https://desertmarigold.org/2018/08/register-for-team-ultimate-frisbee-starts-tue-aug-20/

Back to School Info

School Starts Monday, August 13th

The Bell Rings at 8:10am!

New School Schedule

1st Bell Rings at 8:10 am and the school day starts at 8:15 am for everyone, and school ends as follows:

  • PlayGarden ends at 12:00 pm
  • Kindergarten ends at 12:15 pm
  • 1st grade ends at 2:00 pm
  • 2nd grade through High School ends at 3:10 pm
  • NEW Early Release Day: Every Wednesday Grades 2-12 will end at 2:05 pm (No Friday Half Days). 

Back to School Parent Meetings*

  • Early Childhood: Open House Thu, Aug 9, 4:30-6pm
  • Grade 1: Thu, Aug 9, 4:30-6pm
  • Grade 2: Thu, Aug 9, 4:30-6pm
  • Grade 3: Sat, Aug 18, 10-11:30pm
  • Grade 4: Wed, Aug 22, 6-7:30pm
  • Grade 5: Thu, Aug 23, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Grade 6: Fri, Aug 10, 7-8:30pm
  • Grade 7: Fri, Aug 10, 6-7:30pm
  • Grade 8: Wed, Aug 15, 5:30pm

Childcare will not be available, and no unsupervised children are allowed on campus. We would like to have both parents attend, but please have at least one parent come to the meeting.

  • High School:
  • HS Community Workday, Saturday, August 4, 7AM – 12PM
  • HS Registration (grades 9-11) Wednesday, August 8, 5-6PM
  • HS Orientation (grades 9 and all new HS students) Wednesday, August 8, 6-7 PM
  • HS 12th-grade only registration/meeting on Friday, August 10 – details to be posted on the Phoenix and emailed to 12th-grade students/families.

Please go to desertmarigold.org/back-to-school/ to view important school information and the teacher’s class letters welcoming each of you and your students to this school year. These letters contain important information about the upcoming year and a list of supplies needed.

Summer Office Hours


Mon-Wed 9am-1pm from June 4-Aug 3
Office Closed Week of July 2-6
Resume regular office hours 8am-4pm starting Aug 6-10
School starts Aug 13

Reminder: Pick up your Yearbook

Yearbooks are available for pickup in the office. There are a small quantity of additional books for sale at $35 each (softcover).

Thank you to Ms. Miller and the yearbook team this year for a beautiful publication of the 2017-18 school year.