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!

Stress in the Teen Brain

A Presentation on: Stress in the Teen BrainAttention, parents of teens! Please join us for a presentation on stress in the teen brain on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the choir room at Rio Rico High School. Ms. Barb Iverson, on behalf of Mariposa Community Health Center, will share with families current research on how stress can impact adolescent development and how parents and other adults who interact with teens can help youth learn to manage stress. You will learn the following:

  • How stress impacts adolescents differently than adults
  • Stress management strategies
  • How teen stress affects their relationships and well being

This training is for adults who work with or parent youth, teens, and young adults ages 12 through 20. There are only 30 seats available. Please contact Yolanda Felix at 520.375.8717 to register.

Estrés en el cerebro adolescente

Presentacion En: El estress en el cerebro del adolescenteAtención, padres de adolescentes! Por favor, únase a nosotros para una presentación sobre el estrés en el cerebro adolescente el martes 7 de mayo de 2019, de 5:30 a 7:30 p.m. en la sala del coro de la preparatoria Rio Rico. La Sra. Barb Iverson, en nombre de Mariposa Community Health Center, compartirá con las familias las investigaciones actuales sobre cómo el estrés puede afectar el desarrollo de los adolescentes y cómo los padres y otros adultos que interactúan con los adolescentes pueden ayudar a los jóvenes a aprender a manejar el estrés. Aprenderás lo siguiente:

  • Cómo el estrés afecta a los adolescentes de manera diferente a los adultos
  • Estrategias de manejo del estrés
  • Cómo el estrés adolescente afecta sus relaciones y bienestar

Esta capacitación es para adultos que trabajan con o padres jóvenes, adolescentes y adultos jóvenes de 12 a 20 años de edad. Solo hay 30 asientos disponibles. Por favor, póngase en contacto con Yolanda Felix en 520.375.8717 para registrarse.

New CTE Program

Did you know that Joint Technical Education District (JTED) is starting a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program at the Green Valley Cooling and Heating training center this upcoming 2019-2020 school year? We are looking forward to offering this program to Rio Rico High School students! For more information about this great opportunity, please visit our CTE page

Spring Holiday

There is no school on Friday, April 19 and on Monday, April 22. School resumes on Tuesday, April 23. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Coffee with the Counselors

Attention, 9th grade families! Please join us for coffee with the counselors on Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 a.m. We look forward to seeing 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.

Clases de Inglés

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 invita a sus familias a clases de inglés cada lunes y martes de 6 a 8 de la tarde en el salón 806 de Rio Rico High School. Las clases son gratuitas y el curso termina en mayo del 2019.

Esta clase mejorará su comunicación verbal y escrita en inglés, incluyendo el uso de la tecnología para la comunicación con la escuela. ¡No deje que el idioma limite su participación en la educación de su hijo o hija!

Aprender Ingles

Hawk Tech Tutoring

Do you need help with homework, English, or math tutoring? If so, join Hawk tech. Morning tutoring is available on Tuesdays from 8:00 to 8:50 a.m., Wednesdays from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., and on Thursdays from 8:00 to 8:50 a.m. Afternoon tutoring is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. After school snacks are available, as well as a 5:20 p.m. bus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Please see our Hawk tech tutoring flyer for additional details.

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.