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Family Night Thurs. Apr. 25: Writing 101S News Analysis Presentations

The Seniors who are taking the dual-enrollment Writing 101S class through Pima Community College will be sharing their News Analysis Presentations during Family Night this Thursday, Apr. 25, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Learn about why it’s important to think critically about how the media presents information and where to find accurate information about the following current issues:

  • The “Heartbeat” abortion bills
  • The college admissions cheating scandal
  • Responses to the Mueller Report
  • Defunding of the Special Olympics
  • Chick-Fil-A ban in airports

You’ll hear analyses of how several different media outlets reported on the same story and whether the reports were fair or biased.

Halloween at City High!







City High School’s Annual Student Halloween Costume Contest will be held on Wednesday, 10/31, from 11:40-12:30. Students are invited to wear their costumes to school on Halloween, as long as their faces are visible during classes, and no weapons are included in the costume.

Our schedule will be as follows:

Period 2: 9:00-10:15

Period 4: 10:20-11:35

Costume Contest: 11:40-12:30.

Lunch: 12:40

Contest categories will be Scariest, Funniest, Most Creative, Best Group, and Best Overall. Guest judges will decide winners. Prizes include gift cards to local businesses.

See some of the costumes from years past on our Facebook page for inspiration: 2016, 2015, 2014.

Whole School Retreat: Thursday, August 30

We’re gearing up to take the entire school up to the Whitetail Campground on Mt. Lemmon this Thursday, August 30 for our annual Whole School Retreat. Busses will depart City High Schoo at 9:00 a.m. and students will be back to school by 3:00 p.m.  Students will participate in team-building activities with Spencer Gorin from Healthy Play and other community building activities in Advisories throughout the day. Sack lunches will be provided.

Students should wear Community Day Dress as well as shoes appropriate for the mountain. Students should also bring a hat, a light jacket, and a water bottle.

Summer School Session 2 starts Monday, June 18

Session 2 of Summer School starts Monday, June 18 and ends Friday, June 29. Math is the only subject being offered this session. Building hours will be 8:15-4:00 p.m. Registration for Summer School is now closed.

Summer Opportunity: Free Workshops for DACA and Undocumented Students

Scholarships AZ and the UofA Immigrant Student Resource Center are conducting a series of free workshops for undocumented students (high school, college-level, or not currently enrolled in school) to help them find alternative pathways to achieve their educational and professional goals. Complete this form if you’re interested! First one is June 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the Global Justice Center, 225 E. 26th St.

Summer Opportunity: Tucson Youth Nonviolence Institute July 9-20

The Nonviolence Legacy Project will be conducting a Youth Nonviolence Institute July 9-20 at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Youth ages 14-20 will learn leadership skills and Kingian nonviolence practices. Email or call Vana Dee Lewis to register: (520) 993-9390 or

Congratulations Class of 2018!

Congratulations to our 2018 graduates! Check out the pictures from the graduation ceremony at Leo Rich Theater on our Facebook page.

Summer School is in session!

Session 1 of Summer School is underway! Summer School is from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Building hours are 8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m.. Session 1 ends June 15. Session 2 begins June 18 and runs through June 29.


Gateway Week 2018 is here!

A Sophomore does a Demonstration of Mastery during his Gateway presentation.

Gateways for grades 9-11 start Tuesday, May 22 and run through Friday, May 25.

Wednesday, May 23 and Friday, May 25 are Early Release days, with student dismissal at 12:25 p.m.

Below is the schedule for the week. All students are expected to be here each day.

We look forward to seeing families here for your student’s Gateway!

Register for Summer School 2018

City High School is offering two 2-week summer school sessions in 2018. Students have the opportunity to earn .5 credit (equivalent to 1 semester) each session. Session A is June 4 – 15. Session B is June 18 – June 29. Classes will meet Monday-Friday, from 9am until 3:30pm, with a 30-minute lunch break. Lunch will be provided to all registered students.

There is a registration fee of $100.00 per session. Please note: There is limited room in City High School’s summer school. We cannot guarantee that there will be a spot for every student; we will communicate with each student and family to confirm the student’s status in the program. You can pay at the school with credit card, cash or check. Or use our easy online payment method. If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact Annie Holub at or 623-7223 ext. 206.

Register Here!