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Downtown street construction– what you need to know!

City High School is located in downtown Tucson for a reason: it allows us access to a variety of resources and places, and gives us the energy of being right in the middle of things. We’ve been here since 2004, and have seen downtown come back to life in really exciting ways. Navigating around the […]

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City High awarded competitive health and wellness grant

City High School has been awarded a very competitive grant by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family to implement a High School Health and Wellness program. City High School is 1 of just 6 schools to receive this grant in Pima County. The intent is to provide programs and services for high […]

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Introducing our Wellness Advisory Council

Our new AmeriCorps VISTA member Ariana Garcia is already hard at work on Health and Wellness programming here at City High. One of her first projects is the Wellness Advisory Council, which will be focused on student wellness, what that means to the school, and how to integrate it into everyday student life. Opportunities include: Developing and […]

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Upcoming Family Nights September 21 & 28

Almost every Thursday evening there’s something happening at City High for families! All Thursday Family Night events are from 5:30-7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Here’s information about the next two upcoming Family Nights: Thursday, Sept. 21: How to Talk to Your Child About Alcohol. This will be the first in the series of “How to […]

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College Planning Season is HERE!

City High School has a number of programs in place designed to support students as they consider their postsecondary options. The fall is a busy time, especially for juniors and seniors, who are planning on attending college after high school. Please mark your calendars–we’ve got some great events coming up: Northern Arizona University visits Senior […]

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Parent-Teacher Conferences September 14 & 15

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be Thursday evening, September 14, from 4:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and on Friday morning, September 15, between 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Conferences will be “arena style,” meaning that all teachers will be set up together on the ground floor (spread out with one teacher per table). Each teacher will have a sign-up sheet with […]

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Required Office Hours start Thursday, September 7

One of the ways we work to ensure academic success at City High is through our Required Office Hours program. Teachers assign students to stay after school on Thursdays to get extra support in their classes. If your student has been assigned Required Office Hours, you will get a notification at the beginning of the […]

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Whole School Retreat this Thursday, August 31!

We’re gearing up to take the entire school up to the Whitetail Campground on Mt. Lemmon this Thursday, August 31 for a day-long retreat. Students will be back to school by 3 p.m.  Students will be in Advisories for team-building activities with Kevin Nichols from Playformance for half of the day, and will get to […]

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Special Meeting for Seniors and Parents: Thursday 8/24, 6-8pm

There will be a special session for all seniors and their parents this Thursday, 8/24, during the annual Back to School Night. Parents will have an opportunity to hear from Krista Gypton, Senior English teacher, and Eve Rifkin, Director of College Access as they discuss this year’s approach to the senior experience. Parents will hear […]

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Back-To-School Night is Thursday, August 24

Parents and guardians are encouraged to join us for our annual Back-to-School Night on Thursday, August 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. This annual event is a great opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and find out more about course expectations.  We will highlight: School mission and goals Ways the parents can get involved at […]

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