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Student Announcements

Barry Goldwater High School

A+ School of Excellence 2011, 2015

Home of the Bulldogs

Two Colors, One Voice

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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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Check out these announcements!

You can now report FULL DAY absences online for your student by using the link on the BGHS Website!

Blood Drive

The BGHS Blood drive in on Wednesday, January 26th. Get your permission slip ASAP from Mrs. Endresen in Room 428. You must be at least 16 years old and meet donation requirements. Save 3 lives by donating now!

DVUSD CTE ~ Applications Due 1/21/22

Be career and college ready! Work individually and in teams to develop the expertise, confidence, and skills for today's top careers.

West-MEC applications! - Sophomores and Juniors applying for a West-MEC Career & Technical Education Program for Fall 2022 must submit printed applications and travel forms to their counselor by Friday January 21st. Applications submitted after January 21st will be considered late. Students may apply for up to three programs and will need to prioritize program selections. Visit west-mec.edu to complete your application.

Learn, Earn, Intern! - CTE Internship applications are being accepted for current juniors enrolled in Year 2 of a CTE program or will be in Fall of 2023. Learn valuable professional and on the job skills while earning a paycheck and high School credit. Visit the counseling office for more information. You can apply online for CTE Internship at cteapply.dvusd.org Print out the application and bring to your counselor with parent signature by January 21st.

Are you interested in a program like Nursing or Culinary Arts that may not be offered at your campus? Now is the time to request a program you can travel to as part of your regular school day in Fall 2022. You can apply online for CTE Internship at cteapply.dvusd.org Print out the application and bring to your counselor with parent signature by January 21st.

Attention Seniors:

Thursday, January 20th -The U of A rep will be in the Career Center during both lunches. Please stop by and ask questions about admission, costs and scholarship opportunities.

Tuesday, January 25th - PVCC has been working hard to create and maintain a supportive environment for Hispanic students and their families. Their efforts to do so include providing scholarship opportunities, Spanish-speaking staff and faculty, and, community events. The Office of Recruitment would like to host Noche Familiar at BGHS in an effort to engage with our Hispanic students and their families. They will be providing a bilingual presentation where they are going to discuss their programs and services along with food and refreshments for all participants. This event will take place in the Lecture Hall 5:30-7:00, next Tuesday. Please reach out to Ms. Lynn with any questions.

Finally, there is a scholarship opportunity for any student that is of Chinese descent. Please stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

FREE Parent Workshop

Are you interested in learning ways to…

‑communicate more effectively with your teenager

‑help your teenager learn to cooperate

-learn to use encouragement to help build your teenager’s self esteem

‑help you apply natural and logical consequences

‑create a more satisfying and productive relationship with your children

Bulldog Athletics

Game Tickets: Planning to support your Bulldog Athletes at home games? Tickets must be pre-purchased online by going to BGHSAthletics.com. You will not be able to pay at the gate. Please remember, backpacks, skateboards, bicycles, scooters, and outside food and drinks are not allowed in the stadium or gym.

Reminder, when you attend a school game or event you must follow dress code and all school rules.

SPRING SPORTS: Spring Tryouts begin February 7th! Athletes for Baseball, Softball, Track & Field, Boys Volleyball, Girls Beach Volleyball, and Boys and Girls Tennis need to be cleared by February 1st! Pick up your clearance packet in the Athletic Office.

Way To Go Bulldog Athletes!

Congratulations to girls basketball on their win over Cactus on Friday, it was a clean sweep. Varsity won 44-25 led by Junior guards Karla Zambrano with 20 points and Trinity Vickers with 7 points. JV girls have won 3 straight games and look to make it 4 straight today (Wednesday) at home versus Desert Edge. Please come out and support girls basketball.

Congratulations to Bray Garcia on taking 1st place the Flowing Wells tournament over the weekend. Marcos Serna and Sirya Smith also did a great job and received 2nd place in the tournament! Way to go Wrestling!

Congratulations to Boys Soccer… they continue to remain undefeated! Please join us on Friday to support them at HOME! Go Bulldogs!

Boys Volleyball: If you are interested in playing Boys Volleyball, there will be Open Gym held on the following dates from 7 - 8:30 pm in the main gym.

January 10, 12, 18, 24, 31

February 2, 3

Girls Beach Volleyball: Beach Tryouts are Feb 7th and 8th from 2:30pm to 4:30 pm. You will need to be cleared to tryout. Please be in front of the gym to get on the bus to the beach courts.

Club News

BGHS Clubs would like to share....

Want to join a club? Click here to check out our Website for a list of Clubs on campus!

Are you interested in joining STUGO? Do you feel like all we do is make posters and run spirit week? Applications are available in room 114 for next year's class to grab and fill out. If you are unsure join Mr. Miller for a choice session tomorrow to understand what we do on a daily basis and see if it is right for you! Sign up on Flextime manager by 5 PM today.

Winter Dance ~ Semi Formal

Saturday, February 5, 2022

7 pm - 10 pm ~ Semi Formal

BGHS Gymnasium

Tickets ~ All school debts must be paid

$20 Online until 2/2/22 ~ Pay Online Here

$25 At the Door ~ Cash Only


Guest Contracts are due in the PRIDE Office by 2/2/22 by 3 pm for approval.

Contract / Rules Form


The current price for the yearbook is $65 and will increase soon. Buy it now, before the price goes up! You can order at the Bookstore or online at:


Student Parking Fee ~ Reduced for 2nd Semester

Attention Student Drivers:

The fee for parking in the student parking lot has been reduced to $50 for 2nd Semester! Please pay the $50 parking fee after completing the online registration. You can pay electronically at https://az-deervalley.intouchreceipting.com/ or pay in the BGHS Bookstore during office hours.

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

PARKING Reminder: Students, please be a good neighbor and do not park in the Medical Plaza or neighboring business parking lots and do not block business driveways. Your car will be towed! You can purchase a pass for the student parking lot in the Bookstore.

From the Cafeteria: Students, please get your free/reduced applications in ASAP. Many benefits are associated with approval of your application.

Applications are available in the cafeteria, front office and counseling office. Applications can also be submitted on line at ezmealapp.com. For your convenience, there is a link on the school website. Online applications are processed within 24 hours. Please keep your approval letter for proof of acceptance in the program.

Graduation Information

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Information for Seniors and Graduation!

Seniors! Please check the website for Cap & Gown ordering and other information related to your Senior Year and Graduation!

Senior Quotes for Yearbook!

Bulldog Seniors, please submit your Senior Quote for the Yearbook using the following link: https://forms.gle/LnkRaHEUpu4iGBQi6

Senior Portrait for Yearbook: Please schedule your appointment at Grads ASAP to have your FREE Senior Portrait done for the BG Yearbook!

To schedule your appointment CLICK HERE .

Lunch Tips

If you think lunch lines are too long or lines in the Dawg Shack are too long here are some tips:

· Have your ID out and scan it to make lines move quickly

· Only the student who is getting food gets in line-others please wait at the table

· Know what you want to order when you get to the Cafeteria worker so the line moves quickly

Learner Profile Trait for January ~ Reflective

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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 January is Reflective.

We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.

The Learner Profile Quote of the Day is:

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility. - Oprah Winfrey


School breakfast and lunch are FREE for all students during the 2021-2022 School Year. Ala Carte items will have an extra fee. Students will need to provide their Student ID or scan their ID card.

“It’s More Than A Meal” Application

By completing the Free & Reduced Lunch Application you will help our school maintain Title 1 funding and benefits for all students, including testing, athletic and other fees. Applications can be submitted at any time and will ensure student benefits continue 30 days into the next school year. Turn in your app ASAP!

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.

Barry Goldwater High School

Attendance Line: 623-445-3090

Counseling Office: 623-445-3076

RN Office: 623-445-3010