New Volunteer Tracking System – Coming Soon!

Our Volunteer tracking system is getting a new look! We’re working on a new site to view volunteering opportunities, sign up and track your service hours. Exciting changes coming soon!

For more information, contact Alexus Robertson, DMS Volunteer Coordinator

A World Of Difference Leadership Team – Mon, Aug 20

The High School Make A World Of Difference leadership team has its first meeting of the 2018-2019 school year after school on Monday, August 20, in the HS English room. The team will meet every Monday for the rest of the year.

Register for Team Ultimate Frisbee – Starts Tue, Aug 21

Desert Marigold Firebirds – State Ultimate Champions

Join DMS Team Ultimate Fall 2018 starting Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 3:30-5pm.

Days: 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.

Fee: $150

ON THE FIELD. Water bottle, shorts, shirts, hats required. Recommended: Soccer style cleats.

Steps to Enroll (student may not participate until all steps are complete):

  • Read the DMS Student Athletic Guide
  • Complete the Registration Form Online
  • Sports physical required, which are good for one calendar year. (For example: Fall physicals are good through the following Fall.) Physical Form. Send completed form to or drop off to the school office.
  • Pay Fees online or in the school office (if financial hardships arise, please contact the office for scholarship assistance). Note that the fees may be applied to AZ Tax Credits.

It is our intention that all interested students, if eligible, will make the team. Students will need to tryout for a team and will be evaluated based on ability, attitude, commitment, and effort. Depending on the number of students interested, there may be one team or two teams (Varsity and Jr. Varsity).

For more information contact: Coach Allen at

Team Ultimate Registration Form

No Dogs on Campus

We all love our pets and many of us want to take them to our beautiful 12 acre campus, however, PETS MAY NOT come to school or school events – Not even just for drop off or pick-up.

No personal pets are allowed on school grounds unless pre-authorized by administration. Trained service animals are allowed on school grounds. Other animals may be brought onto school grounds for educational purposes if approved by administration.

Rose Ceremony – Aug 13, 8:30-9:15am


The commencement of the school year starts with the rose ceremony. Everyone is invited to celebrate the first, eighth and 12th graders of the first day for the 2018-2019 school year!  This in an in-school assembly held in the front on the school. Parents are welcome to attend. There will be no seating for parents as seating is reserved for students. Please bring hats or umbrellas for shade. Students will report to their classrooms when the first bell rings at 8:10am, and then the assembly will start at 8:30 and end around 9:15am.