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!

2018 Directing Scenes

Rico Rico High School theatre IV class presents 2018 Directing Scenes on Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 p.m. on the Rico Rico High School stage. Admission is free. Please see our performance flyer for more information.

Parent Tech Night

Please join us for our parent tech night on Thursday, January 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Rio Rico High School. During this informal get-together we will learn, grow, and share our struggles, successes, and goals with tech! Please see our parent tech night flyer for more information.

Coffee With The Principal

We invite all 11th grade parents to coffee with the principal on Thursday, January 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This is a casual and relaxed event offering an opportunity to share your thoughts over coffee and a light breakfast. We look forward to seeing you there!

English Classes For Adults

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District is offering free English classes for adults at a school near you. Please see our English classes for adults flyer for more information.

Hawk Tech Tutoring

For the second year, we will offer Hawk tech tutoring classes funded by our 21st Century grant. Hawk tech extended day tutoring provides support to all students before and after school. We provide a snack and transportation, plus students that attend regularly (at least 30 days) obtain their 20 hours of RSI for the school year. 

The services we provide include: math and English intervention tutoring; homework help with separate 9th grade, bilingual, and 10th-12th grade classes; Cambridge AP study groups; and daily enrichment after academic sessions.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 17, 2018. Hours are Monday from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.; and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The bus leaves school at 5:20 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

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.