FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • ADDRESS/PHONE # Changes:
     Must provide proof of residency and change/sign new profile sheet. Profile sheets are printed in the front office.

    ATHLETICS: 
     How do I register my athlete?  Visit Saguaro's Athletics website or go to Register My Athlete.
     How/where to pay fees to play sports: In the bookstore or online.
     How to find game schedules on the website: Visit Saguaro's Athletics website.
     Cost of attending a sporting event: $5 (free to students with athletic passes on their ID’s). Athletic passes are $30 and can be purchased in the bookstore.

    ATTENDANCE:
     All day absence , late arrival, early pick up procedure:  pick up attendance form in front office
     Only parent or guardian can pick up student (must show ID)
     Consequences of habitual absences or tardies: A student will be placed on an attendance contract if they have 10 or more absences or tardies in any 1 class. Warning letters are mailed out prior to the 10th one.

    BUS:
     Where does the bus pick up from Saguaro? Exit the gate between the gym and the cafeteria heading towards the football field
     How do you find the bus routes? Website under parent tab then click on bus routes. 
     Do you have to sign up to ride the bus? No. Any student will be picked up from their designated stop as long as they have their Saguaro ID.

    CALENDARS:
     Where do I find District calendars? Website under calendar
     Where do I find Saguaro calendars?Website under calendar
    CAR DROP OFF/PICK UP:
     Where does traffic flow? South parking lot, enter the East entrance and exit the West
    exit. North parking lot, enter the North entrance and exit the North exit. (Same entrance
    point)
     What gates are open as points of entry for students?: Front gate by administration
    building, North gate by the 300 building and library, West gate by entrance to stadium
    drive. All gates are manned by a security guard and or administrator.

    CAMPUS VISITORS:
     Signing in at the office: All scheduled visitors will be asked to sign in, provide
    identification and wear a visitor’s badge.

    COMMUNICATION:
     How should the parent expect communication from school? Emails will go home to the
    email provided in our system
     PTO weekly newsletter: A weekly newsletter is sent home from our PTO. Go to
    saberlinks.org to join the mailing list.
     How do I communicate with a teacher? Teachers will let you know the best method of
    communication at Open House. All email can be found online or in ParentVue.

    COUNSELORS:
     What is the role of a counselor? A school counselor is available to provide academic
    counseling, college and career planning and referrals for support services as needed.

     How does my child see their counselor? NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN UP COMING SOON 

    DELIVERIES:
     Students can pick up any personal items that are delivered between classes or at
    lunch. (no classroom interruptions)
    HOMEWORK:
     How to request/pick up homework from teachers when student is absent: If your
    student is absent for 3 consecutive days, an email request can be sent to the
    teacher(s). The teacher will provide any missed work in the homework bin located in
    the front office.

    LUNCH:
     Can I drop food off for my child? Yes, only parents or guardians may bring in food for
    their student.
     No “delivery companies” accepted
     Can my student leave for lunch? No. All SUSD high schools work as a closed campus for
    lunch. Students will only be released off campus if parent is present.
     How do I pay for school lunches? Cash or check can be accepted in the cafeteria or
    online payments can be made at susd.org under nutritional services. The online provider
    is called Titan.

    PARENTVUE:
     What is Parentvue? A program to view your child’s attendance, grades and academic
    calendar.
     How do I sign up? An activation code is necessary for first time users. Please contactLinda Chapple at 480-484-7105 for this code and assistance on how to use the program.