About Desert Shadows

The great challenge for any school is to find a way to meet the needs of students who walk through the doors each day with a very wide spectrum of skills. The challenge is even greater at the middle level, a time when students experience incredible emotional, intellectual, social and physical growth in a very limited amount of time. At Desert Shadows Middle School, we are committed to overcoming that challenge to create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all of our students.

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Desert Shadows Middle School Spotlight


Registration Now Open for 10th Annual PVSchools 5K Community Run

Registration is now open for the 10th Annual PVSchools 5K Co...

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What Is Open Enrollment and How It Works

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Helping Our Neighbors - Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank

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Other Upcoming Events

This is the week!

Dec 13, 2019

Spelling Bee

High schoolers take end-of-semester exams and get released early.
End of semester for all schools in the district.