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SHS VISION STATEMENT: All Students will be Contributing Members of Society by

*applying knowledge & utilizing individual talents to deal with
*acquiring & practicing traits of good character that include:
responsibility, respect, honesty, initiative, adaptability,
perserverance, trustworthiness, optimism, loyalty, courage,
contemplation, & compassion
*successfully transitioning from student to adult with
productive, healthy lives
*preparing for real world situations, college, & work force
*developing career & academic potential


Safford High School will have AIMS testing for all juniors and seniors that have not yet passed the AIMS in Writing, Reading or Math. All juniors and seniors that have Met the Standard in any one of the AIMS will have a late start and should report to school at 10:30 a.m. See the schedule below.

Freshmen and sophomore students will attend regular classes.

WRITING - Tuesday, October 28th
1st - 7:30-8:27
2nd - 8:32-9:29
3rd - 9:34-10:31

READING - Wednesday, October 29th
1st - 7:30-8:27
2nd - 8:32-9:29
3rd - 9:34-10:31

MATH - Thursday, October 30th
1st - 7:30-8:27
2nd - 8:32-9:29
3rd - 9:34-10:31

The remainder of the morning schedule will be adjusted as testing is completed. Afternoon classes will run on the normal schedule.

Busses will run on a normal schedule. Supervision will be provided for students that ride the busses in the morning and are not testing.


Wednesday, October 23, 2014

Bulldogs Strive for Success!

Guitar Alliance Meeting: There will be a guitar alliance meeting Friday, October 24 in Mr. Osmond's room. After this, we will be on hiatus until basketball season is over.

Chefs’ Brigade Meal: Easton Fry’s menu will be served on Friday, October 24th. Entree will be Garlic Beef Kebabs with an Israeli Salad and Herb Lentils and Rice. Dessert is Fruit Skewers. All Meals are $4 and a drink is included.

Concussion Testing: Concussion Testing for winter sports will be as follows: Boys and Girls Soccer will be Monday, October 27th; Boys and Girls Basketball and Wrestling will be Tuesday, October 28th. The last day for anyone who misses will be Thursday, October 30th. Lastly, anyone planning on trying out for any winter sport must go to the the Athletic Trainer to see if they are cleared to tryout; no one will be cleared on the Monday of tryouts.

Softball Meeting: There will be a softball meeting in the cafeteria on Monday, October 27th right after school. This for anyone interested in playing softball this year.

Boys Basketball: There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing boys basketball TODAY at 3:20 in Mr. Swanks classroom, room 119. If you are planning to try-out for this year's team, you need to be in attendance. If you cannot make it, please talk to Coach Cornelius.

Job Club: There will be a Job Club meeting TODAY 12:35 upstairs in room 211A. Bring your lunch and we will be having refreshments

AIMS Review Sessions: Math AIMS is next week. Ms. Dawson will be holding review sessions Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in room 114. Each night will be different. When entering the building use the entrance door by Ms. Wack's office.

AIMS Testing: Next week Safford High School will have AIMS testing for all juniors and seniors that have not yet passed the AIMS in Writing, Reading or Math. Writing AIMS is on Tuesday, October 28th, Reading, Wednesday, October 29th, and Math, Thursday, October 30th. Testing begins at 7:30 and all juniors and seniors that have already passed in any one of the AIMS will have a late start and should report to school at 10:30. Freshmen and sophomore students will attend regular classes. Class assignments are posted in the halls.

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SHS Science Department Receives Grant

Safford High School is excited to announce that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $48,942 dollars from the Science Foundation of Arizona. Funding for the grant was provided with funds from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation to the SFAz. SHS was one of ten rural schools out of fifty applicants to receive an award as part of SFAz’s Rural and Remote Initiative.

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If you missed our monthly parent newsletter with the most current Safford High School information, you can access it by clicking on the link below.


Student Parking 2014-2015

Parking fee’s for the 2014-2015 school year will be $50.00. If a student is parking on campus without a valid SHS parking pass they will be fined an additional $10.00. Also, if a student purchases a parking spot online with their permit only they will also be assessed a $10.00 fine. Students must have a valid drivers license at time of purchase for a SHS parking spot.

*Rentals will open up online on July 1st, go to SHS website and on the right click on the parking/locker rentals. Follow directions to purchase parking spot and lockers. Everyone purchasing a parking rental will need to update their information with the color of their vehicle(s).

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Former Safford High School students and graduates may request official or unofficial transcripts at no charge. Unofficial copies can be faxed or e-mailed. Official transcripts must be mailed to the address listed on the release form. To request a transcript from Safford High School, click on the link below to be directed to a Student Records Release form. For questions regarding transcripts contact Registrar, Pam Gonzales, at 928-348-7050, x5710. Transcript requests can be e-mailed to



Below you will find a link for Arizona graduation requirements for the Class of 2013 and beyond. Each school district may, at their discretion, establish additional graduation credit requirements for their students. Please Note: Safford High School requires 24 credits for graduation.

SHS 2014-2015 Bell Schedules

1st Period: 7:30 AM to 8:27 AM
2nd Period: 8:32 AM to 9:29 AM
3rd Period: 9:34 AM to 10:31 AM
4th Period: 10:36 AM to 11:33 AM
5th Period: 11:38 AM to 12:35 PM

Lunch: 12:35 PM to 1:15 PM

6th Period: 1:15 PM to 2:12 PM
7th: Period: 2:17 PM to 3:14 PM

1st Period: 7:30 - 8:25 AM
2nd Period: 8:30 - 9:00 AM
3rd Period: 9:05 - 9:35 AM
4th Period: 9:40 - 10:10 AM
5th Period: 10:15 - 10:45 AM
6th Period: 10:50 - 11:45 AM
7th Period: 11:50 - 12:20 PM

Period 1: 7:30 - 8:20 AM
Period 2: 8:25 - 9:15 AM
Period 3: 9:20 - 10:10 AM
Period 4: 10:15 - 11:05 AM
Period 5: 11:10 - 12:00 PM

ASSEMBLY: 12:00 - 12:35

Period 6: 1:15 - 2:12 PM
Period 7: 2:17 - 3:14 PM

Student Handbook

Updated for 2014-15:
Student Handbooks will no longer be hard copies. Students and parents/guardians will be able to access the SHS Student Handbook online through the Safford High School download page 24/7. A video demonstration will accompany the download to assist in this process.

SHS Student Activity Calendar

Updated for 2013-14:
Due to the fact that students will no long be provided with a student handbook, the Safford Student Activity Calendar will be available as a download from the SHS download page, sent home monthly in the newsletter and can also be viewed from the SHS calendar link on the SHS website. In order to subscribe to this calendar click on the hyperlink below.

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