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Isabel Valenzuela, Community Representative EMAIL

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Student Services:

Rashad Robinson, Mexican American Student Services EMAIL

Roxanne Begay-James, Native American Student Services EMAIL

George Brown, African American Student Services EMAIL


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Important Announcements


The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has recently released school report cards. Cholla is proud to announce that the ADE has recognized this school's growth and has labeled Cholla High Magnet School a "B" school. Click HERE to read the article in the Arizona Daily Star.
Cholla would like to thank all of the students, teachers, staff, families and the entire Cholla community for constantly charging towards excellence and making this possible. Thank you to our district superintendent, H.T. Sanchez, Ms. Kristel Foster and the entire TUSD governing board for supporting Cholla's journey.

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Tuesday, September 23rd

The first quarter is gradually coming to a close. Take this opportunity to meet with teachers and check up on your students' progress.
Teachers will be available to meet with you on this night to discuss assignments and grades.

Half-Day - Wednesday, September 24th

Early dismissal on Wednesday, September 24th due to district conferences. Students will be dismissed at 12:20pm

IB Parent and Student Informational Meetings

You are invited to attend any of the following meetings to learn more about the International Baccalaureate Diploma and Prep Programmes:

Tuesday September 9, 2014 at 5:30pm at Cholla High Magnet School
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:30pm at Doolen Middle School
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:30pm at Safford K8 Magnet School
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:30pm at Utterback Magnet Middle School

Topics to be discussed (please note agenda is the same for all meetings):

● International Baccalaureate Prep Program
● International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
● Future college/university and scholarship preparation and program statistics
● Career and Technical Education, Fine Arts, Army JROTC and other magnet programs offered
● Admissions to the IB Programme
● Magnet application process

Download the agenda by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Natasha Conti, IB Diploma Programme Coordinator
(520) 225-4116

Kathryn Jensen, Magnet Coordinator
(520) 225-4003

MASS Parental Information Meeting for Cholla, Pueblo, & Hollinger Students

The Mexican American Student Servicess Department is holding a series of informational meetings for parents. Cholla parents and students are invited to attend the MASS meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. At this meeting you will be informed of the services that the Mexican American Student Services department has to offer.
Several students will also be receiving an invitation from the department to attend - some will even be recognized for perfect attendance and other achievements.
If you are unable to attend, or MASS does not particularly pertain to you, there are a variety of other resources for you to get helpful information.

Feel free to contact any of the following people:

» Rashad Robinson (email), Mexican American Student Services
» George Brown (email), African American Student Services
» Roxanne Begay-James (email), Native American Student Services
Either of these individuals would be happy to answer your questions.

41st Annual Tucson College Night

September 30, 2014 • 6:30 - 8:30pm - You are invited to attend College Night at the TCC and meet over 200 college representatives. Admission and parking are FREE. For more information about the event download the following:
Letter for Parents/Scholarship Contest Entry (DOWNLOAD)
Tucson College Night Flier (ENG) or (SPN)

Congratulations Class of 2014

Congratulations to all graduating seniors! May the class of 2014 find happiness and success in their futures.

Congratulations Cholla Softball!

Cholla's Softball team won 1st Place at the 21st Annual Tucson Badger Softball Invitaional (2014). Congratulations from the entire Cholla community! Great Work!



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Curriculum Assessment Information:

Common Core Standards

Implementation of Curriculum
Click HERE to view

  What do parents need to know? ENG or SPN

Letters from the Principal:

Notice From TUSD's Superintendent via Mr. Armenta

The district would like to remind everyone that there is no "Opt-Out" option for the AIMS examination. Please read the following documentation to inform yourself about the state's requirements with regard to the AIMS exam.

Letter from the Superintendent here Opinion of the Attorney General here
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the district or our administrators for guidance.

Notice from the Principal Regarding the TUSD Curriculum Audit:
TUSD will be holding a comprehensive meeting with Curriculum Management Systems, inc. to audit the district's educational programs. You are welcome to participate and have your voices be heard via private interview. The interview sessions will be held on Monday, January 27th at Tucson High Magnet School from 5:30pm-7:00pm. For more information, please click here.

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