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 meeting that challenge to create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all students.

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Thank you for your interest in scheduling a tour at Desert Shadows Middle School (DSMS). On your tour you will hear from our school principal and walkthrough all of our buildings.  After filling out this form, consider yourself on the list for the date that you choose. When you arrive for your tour, please stop by the front office and sign in.

We look forward to meeting you!

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Sidewinder Camp 2020 Cancelled

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Desert Shadows Middle School Spotlight


Helping Our Neighbors - Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank

Our neighbors at the Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank hav...

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PVSchools Offers Free Online Tutoring for Students

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UPC Provides Support to Inform, Empower Parents

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Other Upcoming Events

First day of the 2020-21 school year.
Join us at this PVSchools Governing Board Meeting, led by…
Join us at this PVSchools Governing Board Meeting, led by…

Aug 25, 2020

Early Release Day

All schools dismissed early for teacher professional…