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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It's the season for open enrollment in Arizona.     

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PV Assist Website -  Digital Support for Parents and Students

PV Assist, an Information Technoloy support site, will help students and their families navigate logins/passwords, issues with Chromebooks, Google Classroom, and much more.

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Desert Shadows Middle School Spotlight

SEL Support for DSMS Students

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) support is available to all students in need of help.

Please use the request form below.

Request Form for Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Support

Modified PV Connect Schedule

12:00 p.m. Dismissal Schedule

Period Times
Period 1 8:00 - 8:31 a.m.
Period 2 8:35 - 9:06 a.m.
Period 3 9:10 - 9:41 a.m.
Period 4 9:45 - 10:16 a.m.
Period 5/6  10:20 - 10:51 a.m.
Period 7 10:55 - 11:26 a.m.
Period 8 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


How School Communities Are Helping Students During a Pandemic

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Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention

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FROST Tutoring Now Available to PVSchools Students

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Other Upcoming Events

Join us at the next PVSchools Governing Board Meeting, led…
High school students take end-of-semester exams and…
End of semester for all schools in the district.
All schools and district offices closed during the winter…