Cougar Connection

October 27th, 2022

Share pictures for the yearbook 22/23 - LINK

We will be intentional about collecting pictures for the yearbook this year. We would love to see your school pics! Please add them to this folder.

P.A.W.S. Character Trait for November


Gratitude/Thankful (November): To be aware and appreciative of a benefit.


This quarter we will continue to focus on meeting expectations for line behavior. We look for 4 S lines which are silent, straight, still, and smiling!


Professor P.A.W.S. has been a great influence and reminder to follow our P.A.W.S. expectations throughout the building!

Crosswalk Fact

If there are ANY persons (children or adults) within the yellow school crosswalk, ALL vehicles MUST STOP before the crosswalk line and REMAIN STOPPED until ALL persons have exited the street (including the guard).

*The DCES office will be closed October 28th*

Good Afternoon,

This is just a reminder that the office will be closed on Friday, October 28th. We will reopen Monday, October 31, 2022 at 7:30 am.


Buenas tardes:

Este es un recordatorio de que la oficina estará cerrada el viernes, 28 de octubre. Abriremos nuevamente el lunes, 31 de octubre de 2022 a las 7:30 a.m.

Remaining October Events

October 28th - K8 Recess - No school

October 27th - Trunk or Treat 4-8PM in the Desert Cove parking lot

October 31 - Halloween, Spirit Week (more info to come)

October 31st - Scholastic Book Fair begins and rune through Friday


November 4th - Picture Re-take Day/Group Pictures

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All for Books

All for Books is a donation program to buy books for Desert Cove students and teachers.

All for Books makes an impact in three ways:

1. 100% of all donations are used to buy books for Desert Cove teachers and students and library.

2. Purchases made with All for Books donations count to our total sales. This means we get an additional 50% of the donation amount in Scholastic Dollars credit. (Credit is used to buy more books for DCES.)

3. Scholastic matches Desert Cove donations by donating to literacy nonprofits such as the Kids in Need Foundation.


To accept online donations for All for Books we have created a donation e-wallet account. We do not want anyone confusing this with a personal e-wallet! (E-wallets can be created for individuals to make purchases. The All for Books e-wallet is only for donations!)

PV Resource Center

The Paradise Valley Resource Center is offering a Self-Care workshop for parents and caregivers on Nov. 1 and Nov. 8th. The focus will be on helpful tools such as yoga, dance, mediation, breathing techniques and other activities. Enroll by clicking on the link below:


https://pvschools.ce.eleyo.com/course/603/family-resource-center-2022-2023/self-care

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Desert Cove's Mission

Mission statement: Desert Cove provides a collaborative culture that supports and celebrates student diversity, lifelong learning, and engagement in a global community.


Vision: To prepare and motivate students to achieve their personal best, to embrace learning, and build their emotional, social and physical well-being, enabling students to flourish as contributing and healthy citizens in a global community.


Beliefs: Safe, Seen, Celebrated
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