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Phone: 480-484-4600
Fax: 480-484-4601
Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm
School Hours: 7:45am - 2:20pm

Desert Canyon Middle School
10203 E. McDowell Mtn. Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255      
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Dale Link, Principal
Marilyn Engle, Assistant Principal



 
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District Announcements
Superintendent Dr. David J. Peterson's September Letter

Dear Scottsdale Unified School District Family,

The 2014-15 school year is off to a great start! It is hard to believe that we are already done with our first month of school. During the first few days of school, I was able to visit every school in the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD). Great things are going on in our classrooms – thank you all for a positive start to the new school year. Additionally, members of my Leadership Team visited campuses to help ensure an excellent beginning. It is great to see everyone working together on behalf of students. 
See the September Letter.
 
ADE Releases New Achievement Profiles

ADE Label
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has released its new A-F Achievement Profiles for the 2013-14 school year. Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) did well; the District received an A for a fourth consecutive year with a score of 144, our highest score ever. Nineteen schools received the highest grade of A, seven schools received B, three schools received C and one school received a D. See Grades
 
Home of the Mighty Mountain Lions!
 

Cross Country Season Begins September 15th
Scottsdale Unified School District Cross Country 2014
Cross Country season will start on Monday September 15th.
Cross Country meets will be partnered with the USA Track and Field Cross country season and will be held on the following dates.
September 27th, 2014                                                                        (Friendship Park, 12325 W. McDowell Rd. Avondale, Arizona)
October 4, 2014                                                                                (Friendship Park, 12325 W. McDowell Rd. Avondale, Arizona)
October 18, 2014                                                                                        (Friendship Park, 12325 W. McDowell Rd. Avondale, Arizona)
November 1, 2014                                                                            (Friendship Park, 12325 W. McDowell Rd. Avondale, Arizona)
All of the meets will start at 9:00 AM, with the course walk starting at 8:00 AM.
See below for the course distances set by age groups not grade level.
    SANCTIONED BY:
    USA Track & Field, Arizona
 
                    Course Distances                             Age Groups
     2K -  2,000 meters (1.24 miles)                                 8 & under Girl/Boy    (born 2006 or later)    
3K – 3,000 meters (1.86 miles)     9 - 10       Girl/Boy    (born 2004 – 2005)
3K – 3,000 meters (1.86 miles)   11 - 12      Girl/Boy    (born 2002 – 2003)
4K – 4,000 meters (2.48 miles)   13 -14       Girl/Boy    (born 2000 – 2001)
5K – 5,000 meters (3.10 miles)   15 - 16      Girl/Boy    (born 1998 – 1999)
5K – 5,000 meters (3.10 miles)   17 - 18      Girl/Boy    (born 1996 – 1997)
5K – 5,000 meters (3.10 miles)   OPEN -       Girl/Boy    (19 & ABOVE)
Middle school Athletics
 
 
   
  SUSD offers after school sports for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.
  
 One Athletic packet per school year must be completed, as follows:
 Prior to participation, students must present parent permission, a physical, proof of insurance, and their fee. They will receive a “Go Pass” to give to their coach to begin practice.
  
  
  Fall - Quarter 1 Sports: Girls Volleyball & Boys Baseball 
Pilot program: Cross-Country Running, beginning September 15th.  

 
  Winter I - Quarter 2 Sports: Girls Softball, Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, and Spirit Line
 
  Winter II - Quarter 3 Sports: Girls Basketball, Boys Passing League Flag Football, and Spirit Line     (continued)
 
  Spring - Quarter 4 Sport: Girls and Boys Track – Tier 1 ONLY for the final season.
 
** Pick up a complete Athletic Packet in the Office.
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