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!

Graduation Announcement & Livestream Link

Please join us for the 2018 Rio Rico High School Graduation Ceremony! Graduation will be on Thursday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. on the RRHS athletics field. If you’re unable to join us on the field, don’t miss the ceremony. You can watch it live beginning at 6:00 p.m. by using the Livestream link below.

Junior Golf Summer Program

Tubac Golf Resort and Spa is hosting a junior golf program on June 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The cost is $5 per person, per day. Golfers ages seven to seventeen can sign up by calling the golf shop at 520.398.2021. Please see our junior golf summer program flyer for more information.

Last Day Of School

Our last day of school is on Thursday, May 24. It's been a wonderful school year, and we wish you and your families a safe and enjoyable summer vacation.

Summer School for Incoming Freshmen

Attention incoming freshmen, you have an opportunity to earn PE and Spanish I credit this summer. There are two sessions offered.

  • Session I - May 30 - June 11, 2018
  • Session II - June 12 - 22, 2018

Summer school is at Rio Rico High School Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. We will provide transportation, breakfast, and lunch. Payment plans are available. For more information, please view our flyers.

Back to School Blitz

Please come to our annual back to school blitz on July 28, 2018, from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Calabasas K-8 school.

This is your one stop shop for all your back to school needs including uniforms, school supplies, sports physicals, and much more! For more information please feel free to contact your school's parent liasion located on our flyer.

Theatre Summer Camp

The Rio Rico High School Theatre Department will bring you two camps during the summer of 2018 for rising 6th-9th grade students. 

Master Class: Acting FUNdamentals - June 11-15
Learn acting skills to perform like a pro! Dive into scene work and explore making character choices, examine the text for clues, conquer nerves, and so much more. Perfect for beginners and those with prior experience who want to apply their acting skills to scene work.

Performance Workshop: How to Make a Show in Five Days - June 18-22
Is there a theatre kid inside of you that can no longer be contained? Students create characters, setting, plot, and conflict as a group before breaking out to work on individual or small group projects led by our thespian students. The class concludes in a staged reading of the work the students create. It will be fun, brand new, and made by you.

All classes will have a cost of $20.00 and will take place in the Rio Rico High School classroom/stage. Registration for camp ends on Friday, May 18 at 4:00 p.m. You may turn in registration forms by mail to Rio Rico High School or drop them off at the front office. The funding will go to help our thespian troupe prepare for their upcoming competitions and festivals. 

Please visit the Rio Rico High School theatre website, and see our summer theatre camp flyer for more information.

Camp Flyer

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.

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.