What's Happening at DMHS!?
DMHS Announcements for April 24, 2019
Attention film lovers! Desert Mountain is hosting its fourth annual film festival at 7 p.m. tonight in the DMHS auditorium. Fourteen short films – including eight produced by Desert Mountain student directors – will be featured; the winning high school entry will earn a $100 grand prize. And, for the first time, the event will be interactive -- festivalgoers with a mobile device can vote for the festival’s fan favorite, which will be declared at the end of the festival. For tickets or information, see Mr. Sheh in room 5219.
THIS FRIDAY, April 26th, is the very last improv show! There is a show at 5:00 and a second show at 7:00, both in the blackbox! Tickets are 5 dollars across the board! The theme is graduation, and it'll be a blast! Come on out to laugh along with your favorite improvisers! See you all there this Friday!
It’s time for Student Government Elections! Today is early voting for Juniors. If you miss the early voting opportunity - tomorrow is Election Day. Remember every vote counts so please come out and make your voice heard! Your 2nd period teacher has resumes on all candidates that you can ask to see.
AP Exams are just around the corner. If you would like reminders about test time, location, what to bring, etc., please make sure you sign up for remind. You will find the link on the web announcements and twitter.
The mandatory graduation meetings begin next Monday during 2nd period. Your 2nd period teacher will let you know which day you are scheduled for. Please be sure to have a hard copy of your current school ID since you will not be admitted into the meeting without it.
If you are planning on attending Senior Breakfast and you would like to make a photo collage to display at the breakfast, you can get all the materials you need from your Senior English teacher.
The senior breakfast is on Wednesday, May 1st at the Scottsdale Hilton. It starts promptly at 9:00am so all seniors need to arrive no later than 8:45am in order to be seated. Senior breakfast tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the bookstore. In order to purchase a ticket, you must have a Student Release Form signed by the student and parent. Student Release Forms will be distributed in Senior English classes on Tuesday. Students who purchase Senior Breakfast tickets will be excused from their 1st through 4th period classes so that they may travel to and from the breakfast. Only students who purchase tickets will be excused from those periods on that day.
The 2019 Prom, ‘Prom in the City of Lights’, will be held at Chateau Luxe on Saturday, May 4th from 8pm to 11pm. Tickets are on sale now in the bookstore. Tickets are $55 presale and $60 at the door.
If you plan to bring a guest from another school to Prom - Guest contracts are now available for pick up in the bookstore or front office. The deadline for guest contracts is Wednesday May 1st,, by 2:30 pm, NO EXCEPTIONS. Students can return their contracts to the bookstore or the drop off basket located in the front office.
College and Career
The deadline to submit Applications for the DM PTO scholarship is today. No applications will be accepted after 2:30 pm. Please deliver them directly to the college & career Center.
Senior Surveys have been distributed through English Classes to all senior. If you did not receive a yellow survey and you are a senior, please see Mrs. Loftus or your counselor by April 30th. This is a graduation requirement.
This Sunday any student interested in starting their list of colleges they hope to attend should consider going to the RMACAC College Fair It is being held at ASU Tempe Campus from 12 to 2 pm on Sunday. This fair will give you the opportunity to meet representatives and research colleges throughout the country. It is the 2nd largest annual college fair for Phoenix. Students are encouraged to register before attending the fair. Visit www.strivefair.com to receive your barcode . See the College and Career page calendar for more details and a link to the website.
The Fashion Club last meeting of the year is scheduled for May 2nd at 2:30 to 3:15 in room 6100.
There is a Wolfden meeting with the 2019-2020 committees next Monday, April 29th at lunch to discuss our goals and begin working on next year’s shirt design! See you there!