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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

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Summer School will once again be available for Safford High School students beginning Tuesday, May 26th and ending Thursday, June 25th. Classes will be held Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - Noon at Mt. Graham High School under the supervision of SHS instructors. The cost is $100 per class with a two class maximum, and is for credit recovery only. This means students are only able to take these classes to make up for any classes they have failed. Summer School will run for five weeks. Applications are available in the SHS Office and Counseling Office. Deadline to turn in summer school applications is Monday, May 11th.


Friday, March 27, 2015

Bulldogs Strive for Success!

Spiritline Tryouts: All freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in tryout out for next year's Varsity Spiritline need to pick up a tryout packet in the office or in Room 104 and get it filled out and returned to Mrs. Wood ASAP. You must also have a current physical, brainbook certificate and concussion testing before the clinic which will be held April 22nd and 23rd with the actual tryout on April 24th. See Coach Wood in Room 104 for more information.

Debate Club Meeting: There will be a Debate Club meeting TODAY during lunch in Mr. Murphy’s classroom, room 110. Anyone is welcomed to stop by and see what this club is all about.

EAC Registration: EAC Representatives will be on campus to help Seniors register for Fall classes on Thursday, April 9th. If you are a senior or returning student planning to attend EAC next semester, sign up in the counseling office to get help with your EAC Fall schedule.. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, April 7th.

Summer School: Summer School will once again be available for SHS students. It will be held at Mt. Graham High School under the supervision of SHS instructors. Classes will be held Mondays - Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. - Noon. The cost is $100 per class with a two class maximum, and is for credit recovery only. This means you are able to take these classes only to make up for any classes you have failed. Summer School will run for five weeks beginning Tuesday, May 26 and ending Thursday, June 25th. Applications are available in the Main HS Office or in the Counseling Office and need to be returned by May 11th.

PROM REMINDER: Planning to attend Prom on April 11th? Follow these steps:
1) Start filing out Prom permission slips.
2) Turn slips into junior sponsor Mr. Taylor (junior class sponsors will check discipline violations and eligibility).
*Rule - once you hit 5 discipline violations for the spring you lose your privilege to attend Prom.
3) UPDATE: Ticket sales will start on Thursday, April 2nd for "ALL" students. (Office ladies will verify discipline violations and eligibility at the time of ticket sales).
4) Price - $30.00 per ticket
5) Prom Eligibility Check: Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00am SHS will run a Prom eligibility check if you are passing by Wednesday, April 1st you will be eligible to attend the Prom then buy your Prom tickets. (This is not an athletic/extracurricular eligibility check - Prom only).

Scholarship Opportunities: Phyllis Bryce Memorial Scholarship for Female High School Seniors; Submit resume style application; Pick up application information in the counseling office and the Deadline is April 17, 2015

Webber Scholarship - Preference given to Hispanic females related to mining community residents; ONLY accredited curriculum's in the area of Home Economics offered in the State of Arizona can be funded at the undergraduate level; Funding includes tuition and fees, books, educational supplies, housing, food, and transportation to and from campus; and the Deadline is March 27th
Seniors there are lots of new scholarship opportunities available on the Scholarship bulletin.....Check the Senior bulletin or on Safford High School counselor's website under downloads or talk to your counselor.

Art Club & Chess Club will be having a get-together Saturday, March 28th in the Art Room from10 am - 4 pm. This get-together is a way for the two clubs to work together to make the life-size chess set for Chess Club's tournaments in April. Lunch will be provided by the Art Club, so members of both clubs are welcome to join us to complete this project.

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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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