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!

Winter Homecoming Events

The Rio Rico High School Glow-in-the-Dark Homecoming events will begin on Wednesday, January 23. You won't want to miss our glow-in-the-dark paint pary on January 23 and 28 from 3:30 to 4:30 in the cafeteria. The cost is only $3.00. Bring your crown or a black or white t-shirt, and StuGo will supply the paint!

Our pep assembly will be on Thursday, January 31. Bring in your decorated crowns/shirts to celebrate with all of your fellow students!

Winter Homecoming flyer

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.

STEAM and Wellness Event

Please save the date for the inaugural SCV35 Family Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Wellness night!

You don't want to miss this exciting event on February 28, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Calabasas School. This event is free! There will be exhibits,a ctivities, competitions, make and takes, expert panels, a very special guest, food, and fun for all ages! Visit the event website for more information. We hope to see you there!

SCV35 Family STEM and WELLNESS Night flyer page 1

SCV35 Family STEM and WELLNESS Night flyer page 2

SCV35 Family STEM and WELLNESS Night flyer page 3


Coffee with the Principal

We invite families of 10th grade students to coffee with the principal on Thursday, January 24 from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. This is a casual and relaxed event offering an opportunity to share ideas and enjoy coffee with a light breakfast. We hope to see you there!

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.