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Student Announcements

Barry Goldwater High School

A+ School of Excellence 2011, 2015

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The Safe School Hotline number is 623-376-3262

Safe School Reporting Form

DVUSD has an anonymous Safe Schools Hotline for students, parents, educators, and community members to report threats, rumors, or information of criminal activity on campuses or against Deer Valley students. This hotline is available 24 hours each day. Messages are investigated, and when appropriate, information from the Safe Schools Hotline is shared with local law enforcement.


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Full day schedule on Friday, February 26th!

Please remember that High School Students have a full day schedule on Friday, February 26th!

SENIORS: Order Cap & Gown by the final deadline ~ March 1st! ~ Product order Delivery is March 2nd.

Jostens will be on campus March 2nd in the Cafeteria to deliver Graduation products during lunches. If you still owe a balance on your products, please pay it now so you will be able to pick your items up.*

Virtual and DVOLP students will come to the Bookstore from 2:30 - 3:50 pm on 3/2/21 to pick up their products. Please sign in at the front desk, have your student ID, and have no balance remaining on your product order.*

*Caps & Gowns are picked up at Senior Checkout

From Counseling

FAFSA: Seniors: do you need to get started on FAFSA? Come to room 213 on Tuesday, March 2nd at 12:15 to get help. You just need to have your Chromebook and social security number to get started. See Mr. Rodriguez for more information.

Glendale Community College: Seniors planning to attend Glendale Community College are invited to attend an information session on Thursday March 4th in Room 213 at 12:15. See Mr. Rodriguez for more information.

PBIS Rewards

Did you know you can use your PBIS Reward points to purchase items the PBIS Rewards APP? If you need help schedule an appointment using e-hall pass with Mrs. Henry/Smith RTI-B Counselor in counseling. Items in the PBIS Pack store app have been reduced so go check it out!

February is the month associated with love and romantic feelings. It is also National Dating Violence Awareness Month. Relationships can be exciting, fun, and challenging. According to the CDC nearly 1 in 11 females and approximately 1 in 15 male high school students reported having experienced physical dating violence in the last year. We want you to know that you're not alone, and we are here to help support you while you learn to navigate and have healthy relationships. We want to help you by connecting you to peer counselors at Teen Lifeline. If you start to have questions or want to talk about your relationship. You can do this by calling or texting the number on the back of your school ID. Remember, in a time of uncertainty, you are not alone. Just a reminder that Teen Lifeline’s texting hours have been expanded. Teen Lifeline is also available to parents and other adults who are in need of resources for their children. The following are our new hotline hours.

Teen Lifeline: call/text 602-248-8336

· Calling remains available 24/7.

· Texting available extended hours 12pm-9pm on weekdays and 3pm- 9pm on weekends.

· Peer counselors are still available from 3pm to 9pm every day.

Bulldog Athletics

Girls Basketball

Girls basketball won their third game in row last night beating Mayer 56-45. Lead by Junior Aalexuz Bourne with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Micah Gutierrez and Maureen Attalla helped secure the win with great defense and rebounding.

On Wednesday the Lady Bulldogs beat Vista Grande 50-44 in Overtime. Senior guard Riana Perez hit a three point shot at the buzzer to send the game into overtime and finished strong with a great team effort. Wish them luck as they take on Peoria tonight.

Watch Bulldog Athletics ALL year! Get unlimited access to watch all Bulldog events this year on the NFHS Network. See the flyer below at the end of this newsletter for details!

Athletic Clearance packets: Tryout for Spring Sports begin on Monday, March 1st. Athletic clearance packets are due immediately. You need to be cleared before you can participate! Stop by the Athletic Office if you have questions.

Spring Sports include: Baseball, Softball, Boys Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Track & Field, Boys and Girls Tennis.

Beach Volleyball tryouts are March 1st. You will need to have your athletic packet turned in and be cleared. Beach Volleyball will meet in front of main gym on student parking side, the bus leaves at 2:30 pm.

Softball: Softball tryouts are March 1st at 3 pm on the varsity field.

Club News

BGHS Clubs would like to share....

YEARBOOK: If you are interested in working on the yearbook next year, please see Mrs. Hillam in room 117. We would love to have you on our team, we need photographers, writers, designers, and hard-workers. If you are interested in developing teamwork or design skills, please join us!

Buy your Yearbook - You won't want to miss it!

We have been working hard to document this extraordinary year! 2021 yearbooks are going to be fun!!!

Right now our price is $65, but on March 1, the price goes up to $70.

DECA Fundriaser

DECA!! Don't know what DECA is? DECA is a Co-Curricular organization that is a part of the Marketing class taught by Mr. LaJoie in room 505. DECA is currently organizing a mini fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Click here to hear your DECA officers explaining what this fundraiser is and how it will work:

Learner Profile Trait for February ~ Open-Minded

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Barry Goldwater is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school. As such we aspire to fulfill the traits embodied in the Learner Profile. Each month we will highlight and celebrate one of these traits.

The Learner Profile trait for February is Open-minded. We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience.

The Learner Profile Quote of the Day is:

To question everything, even my own beliefs, is my definition of an open mind.

Graduation Information

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Cap and Gown Portraits at BGHS

Cap and Gown Portraits were taken on 2/16. CLICK HERE to order your pictures.

If you have any questions, please call Grads Photography at 623.580.4723.


Bell Schedule and Teacher Lunch Schedule

School breakfast and lunch are FREE for all students through December. Please make sure you complete your applications for free and reduced lunch as soon as possible so you do not have any interruptions in the meal benefits program in January.

If you are currently participating in the Meal Assistance Program:

You must reapply each year for the Meal Assistance Program. If you participated last year you should complete your application ASAP to avoid meal charges in January 2021.

Applications are available online at EZ MealApp.com or paper copies are in the school office.

Check out the Breakfast and Lunch Menu here!

Please contact the Cafeteria Manager, Laura Sharp, with any questions.

AFTER SCHOOL MEAL: If you are staying after school for anything including sports practice, club meetings, tutoring, taking a test with a teacher, etc, you can stop by the cafeteria between 2:17-2:30 for free food. The daily menu is posted in the south east corner of the cafeteria. An example of a meal is: bagel with cream cheese, string cheese, sunflower seeds, vegetable cup, yogurt, grapes, and milk. This is totally FREE!

Student parking

Attention Student Drivers:

The parking pass fee for 2nd Semester has been reduced to $40

The application form is now online, so please complete the 2020-2021 Student Parking form found on the BGHS homepage.

You may then pay here or in person at the Bookstore with cash, check, or credit/debit card.

Student must present to the Bookstore driver's license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration, at which time the parking pass will be issued.

Barry Goldwater High School

Attendance Line: 623-445-3090

Counseling Office: 623-445-3076

RN Office: 623-445-3010