Hawk News

We are very proud of our students and staff and their accomplishments, so we’ve created this page to use our bragging rights! Here you’ll find all the latest news about what our Hawks have been up to, from honors and athletic victories to upcoming events and performances. You will also find helpful and informative articles written with student success in mind. Stay tuned!

Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year

It's time to mark your calendars for 2019-2020 school year registration. Each Rio Rico High School student and parent/guardian need to attend registration on the appropriate date. Please check out the registration dates below.

  • Freshman - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    • 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Noon to 3:00 p.m.
    • Closed from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for lunch
  • Sophomores - Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    • 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Noon to 3:00 p.m.
    • Closed from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for lunch
  • Juniors - Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    • 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Noon to 3:00 p.m.
    • Closed from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for lunch
  • Seniors - Monday, July 22, 2019
    • 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and Noon to 3:00 p.m.
    • Closed from 11:00 a.m. to noon for lunch
  • Open Registration/New Enrollment - Friday, July 26, 2019
    • 8:00 a.m. to Noon 
    • Longer wait time is expected

Freshman Orientation

We are excited to get the school year started for our incoming 9th grade students and provide guidance and support through this exciting high school transition.

We are inviting all of our incoming 9th grade students to attend our freshman orientation on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the main gymnasium. This is a student only event and we will provide breakfast. For more information, please view our flyer. We will mail a letter homw with more information later this summer.

Important Changes for San Cayetano Elementary School and Coatimundi Middle School

Please note the new addresses and phone numbers for San Cayetano Elementary School and Coatimundi Middle School.

  • San Cayetano Elementary School
    490 Avenida Coatimundi
    Rio Rico, AZ 85648
    Phone: (520) 375.8800
    Fax: (520) 281.7973
    Mimi Renteria: (520) 375.8802
    Roxanna Leyva: (520) 375.8801
  • Coatimundi Middle School
    1412 W. Frontage Road
    Rio Rico, AZ 85648
    Phone: (520) 375.8300
    Fax: (520) 281.5986
    Rebekah Cabrera: (520) 375.8302
    Rosemary Valdez: (520) 375.8301

Back-to-School Blitz

Please join us for our annual back-to-school blitz on Saturday, July 27 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Calabasas School. There will be school supplies, sports physicals, uniforms, and more! Don't miss this opportunity to get all of your back-to- school needs in one place. Please see our back-to-school blitz flyer for more information.

2019–2020 School Year Scheduling Days

Please mark your calendars to prepare for the next school year. Scheduling details are as follows daily from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.

  • 12th Grade: Monday, July 22
  • 11th Grade: Tuesday, July 23
  • 10th Grade: Wednesday, July 24
  • 9th grade: Thursday, July 25
  • Make-Up Day: Friday, July 26

The first day of classes is on Monday, August 5.

Back to School Blitz

We invite all registered Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District kindergarten through 12th grade students to our back to school blitz on Saturday, July 27 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Calabasas School cafeteria. The mission of this event is to help our district families better prepare their children for the first day of school. We hope to see you there!

Civics Testing

The civics test is a graduation requirement from the state of Arizona. Students must score 60% or higher to pass, and we will mail home the results from this test. Visit the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website for an official list of the 100 civics questions on the naturalization test and free study materials in English and Español.

Planning For College - Junior Year

Are you planning on attending college? Looking for scholarships? Need more information? Please visit our Plan for Success page for more information.

Scholarship List

Our scholarship list is now available online! We invite you to view it through this scholarship link.


INROADS is a nationwide organization that started 46 years ago. We specialize in a leadership professional program for college students to provide a pipeline of talented, young, diverse leaders. The program is comprised of a paid, professional summer internship experience, mentoring, and coaching, community service, and leadership development training. Our ultimate goal is to have these students receive a full-time job offer upon graduation from their sponsoring company. Our mission is to help those under-served students get access to professional experience. Please see the recruitment flyer for additional information.