WOW! We just started our Step It Up! fundraiser today and our students are so excited! Please take 10 minutes TONIGHT to register and complete the Golden Ticket assignment to help our school! #StepItUpAZ #WorkHardPlayHarder #FUNdraising @StepItUp.AZ Also don't forget our Step It Up! Spirit Week in honor of the fundraiser kick off, wear silly socks tomorrow!
We are just days away from our biggest fundraiser of the year, Step It Up! We are raising funds for teacher grants, campus and playground improvements & supporting student needs! Stay tuned on how you can help! #StepItUpAZ #WorkHardPlayHarder #FUNdraising @StepItUp.AZ Also check out our Spirit Week Days to celebrate the kick off of our fundraiser!
We had an big irrigation leak in our tortoise enclosure this week. Thank you to the all the people in maintenance and facilities who helped fix the leak quickly and put Shiny and Tiny's home together again! They love their new home!
On this last day of the book fair check out these awesome recommendations from Ms. Welter and Ms. Cady! If you missed getting these or any of the books offered at the book fair stop by the library and see if we have them available to check out!
Check out this family fun opportunity this week at Cottonwood!
The Book Fair continues today! Check out this recommendation from Mrs. Cavanaugh and Ms. Ingerson! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/desertwillowelementarysch4
Our first Scholastic Book Fair of the year starts today! There are so many amazing titles available at the book fair. If you are looking for a good book to read check out this recommendation from our amazing principal, Mrs. Forgacs!
Tonight's the night! It's Peter Piper Pizza Night! Come on down to the Peter Piper Pizza on Broadway (across from Park Place Mall) from 5-8 PM and support the PTA! What's better than riding the rollercoaster and eating pizza for a good cause?!
We had such an amazing first day back at school! There were so much excitement all over campus today. We can't wait to see what the 2023-2024 school year will bring!
If you are a returning Desert Willow or Vail family (if your student was enrolled in any Vail school for the 22/23 School Year), the Returning Student Registration is now open! Please complete this registration before the first day of school. If you have any questions please see the email you received from the school district or reach out to our front office at (520)879-2305.
Meet the Teacher Night is coming up! Stop by to meet your new teacher and see your new classroom on Thursday July 13th from 5:30-7 PM! 5th Grade Families: There will be a Chromebook informational meeting in the MPR from 6-6:30 PM.
Today we had our 5th Grade Parade! It was so great to see all our 5th Graders one last time before they head off to middle school! We also honored our retirees during the parade, thank you so much for all you've done for DWE over the years! We will most certainly miss all of them but once a Diamondback always a Diamondback! Thank you to the Diamondback Color Guard Club for the performance to kick off the parade!
A huge congratulations to the amazing Ms. Buchanan! During Teacher Appreciation Week earlier in May, Ms. Buchanan entered a contest to win money for classroom improvements and she won! Ms. Buchanan and her class were very surprised this morning! Thank you Concord General Contracting for this generous gift to an amazing and deserving teacher!
Congratulations to our 5th graders who promoted today! It was so wonderful to celebrate with you all! Best of luck in middle school next year! A huge thank you to all of the teachers, staff, and students who helped make this day so amazing and special!
Our Kindergarten Graduations were amazing today! Thank you to the teachers and staff who worked so hard on this event. Congratulations to all of our graduates! Best of luck in first grade!
Everyone looked so cozy on campus today! Have an amazing weekend Diamondbacks!
We loved seeing all the sports represented on our sports day! Tomorrow is Lazy Day (wear your pjs or comfy clothes)
Tonight is our last Student Council Skate Night! Come on out to skate country for some fun before the end of the school year!
It was amazing to see all the ears and Disney shirts today! We can't wait to see your sports wear tomorrow DWE!
Yesterday was Hawaiian/Beach Day! Aloha DWE! Can't wait to see your Disney wear today!