Freshman Preview at Highland High and Desert Ridge

High School Freshman Preview & Open House Nights are open for all to attend and designed to allow families to explore each of our comprehensive GPS high schools. Come meet the Principal and staff, learn about programs, performing arts, CTE…

Calling for Volunteers for Hacktivate Mesa!

The City of Mesa and Mesa Public Schools is looking for up to 60 professional mentors and staff with technical expertise to help with Hactivate Mesa. Hactivate Mesa is a two-day experience for 90 local, area high school students to…

Shoe Fundraiser – Desert Ridge

The Desert Ridge Boys’ Basketball Team and the Freshman AVID group are doing a shoe fundraiser, with all proceeds going to our Athletic Director, Mr. Lavin, and his family as he goes through his treatments. We are doing this through…

Desert Ridge 6th Annual Car Show

Desert Ridge High School Theatre 6th annual car show presented by B5 Motors is on February 24th, 2017! Check in is from 7-9AM, Show is from 9AM-1PM, Awards at 12:30PM – Day of fun with food, music, raffles, and 50/50…

2017 DRHS Football Update

Take a listen to what DRHS Coach Jeremy Hathcock has to talk about for the upcoming 2017 Football Season! Go Jags!

Eastmark’s First Early Education Preschool to Open in 2017

The Learning Experience, a well-known Early Education Preschool, will be opening their first center in Arizona in mid-2017. The first location will be in the community of Eastmark! This community prides itself on education and this new fast-growing center will…

Jags are “Rising Above” All the Way to the Top

Desert Ridge High School will play in the state championship game for only the second time in its history on Friday, November 27 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, where they will take on Peoria Centennial. In a pair…

Petitioners want to honor DRHS beloved first principal

An online petition that garnered nearly 1,000 supporters in its first week is getting some community attention and raising discussion on naming the Desert Ridge High School auditorium after founding principal Dan Coombs. Started by Desert Ridge High School band…

Desert Ridge and Skyline have earned their time in the spotlight

The days of being overlooked are over. Desert Ridge and Skyline have demanded the Valley’s attention as they move closer and closer to the high school football State Championships.   #4 seed Desert Ridge is in the semi-finals of Division…

Mesa Public Schools joins the ranks of the most innovative schools in the country

Mesa Public Schools is one of the few school districts in the US to join the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, an independent, bipartisan nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to…