News HeadlinesDesert Vista High News

Desert Vista High School News Submitted by Alumni

Desert Vista High School News From Around The Web

Will Desert Vista DL Brett Johnson flip Cal commitment to ASU?  AZCentral

With the Dec. 19 early signing day approaching, Arizona State is hopeful to get Phoenix Desert Vista defensive lineman Brett Johnson to flip his California ...

Arizona Wildcats commits Kyle Ostendorp, Chris Roland could see the field as freshmen  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the Arizona Wildcats' 2019 recruiting class leading up to Dec. 19, early signing day. Today's profiled players: Kyle Ostendorp and ...

Police: Desert Vista High School social media threat came from out of the country  AZFamily

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a social media threat that was directed towards Desert Vista High School Monday morning.

VIDEO: Police investigating social media threat at Desert Vista High School  AZFamily

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a social media threat that was directed towards Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee Monday morning.

Desert Vista High School volleyball player dies of medical complications KPNX

PHOENIX - Students and staff at Desert Vista High School are mourning after the school announced the death of one of its beloved students. Alexandra DePriest ...

Photos: Perry at Desert Vista high school football

Perry football players take the field before its matchup against Desert Vista on Friday night at Desert Vista High School on Nov. 9, 2018. Subscribe Now.

DV becomes nation's first yoga-certified high school  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School physical ed teacher Amanda Goe is stoked.

TUHSD warns people not to re-post school threats on social media  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The Tempe Union High School District is asking people to not share threats on social media. Administrators and law enforcement say ...

Desert Vista captures 6A boys volleyball title for Alex DePriest  AZCentral

More than a month after Desert Vista's boys volleyball team was devastated by the death of team manager Alex DePriest, the Thunder fulfilled her wish.

Desert Vista volleyball team honors Alex DePriest before match  AZCentral

Wearing pink shirts, putting flowers on the seat she would normally occupy, Phoenix Desert Vista boys volleyball players paid tribute to Alex DePriest, who died ...

Photos: Desert Vista high school football

Brothers Tyson, left, and Devon Grubbs are a running back duo for Desert Vista High School that has led the team to a 4-0 start. Tom Tingle/The Republic ...

Desert Vista High students heartbroken over senior's death  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School community last week mourned the death of senior volleyball player Alexandra DePriest, who passed away April 3 because of a ...

Scouting report: Arizona Wildcats vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs | Arizona Wildcats basketball  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Bruce Pascoe previews all of the game day essentials, from projected starting lineups to storylines, ahead of the Arizona Wildcats' matchup against ...

Desert Vista High's new yearbook recognized for creativity  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A group of Desert Vista High School journalists earned national recognition for their work on the 2018 yearbook that will be distributed to the student ...

Desert Vista's Alex DePriest helped others by donating organs  AZCentral

Phoenix Desert Vista senior volleyball player Alex DePriest was in Kansas with her best friend over the weekend when she passed out and had to be flown to a ...

Arizona high school football playoff schedule and Richard Obert's picks  AZCentral

These are the Arizona high school football playoff games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Higher-seeded teams will host these first-round ...

Desert Vista High track stars set multiple records  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High Schools' track teams have left opponents in the dust for the last few years.

2 Desert Vista grads involved in prestigious UofA research  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Two Desert Vista High School graduates are making waves at the University of Arizona for their scientific accomplishments.

Photo of Desert Vista High School seniors spelling out racial slur goes viral

Six Desert Vista High School girls are in the spotlight after a photo circulated on social media showing them wearing shirts that spell out a racial slur.

Closing gaps: Week 10 top 10 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A look at what needs to go down in 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines.

Desert Vista High School girl apologizes for N-word incident

AHWATUKEE -- A photo circulated Friday of six Desert Vista High School students posing with shirts that spell the N-word. Now a petition is asking for the girls to ...

Desert Vista High boys volleyball team riding high on court  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School boys volleyball team has a pair of high-level players.

Proving ground: Arizona high school football Week 6 story lines  AZCentral

A look across the state for the 10 best Arizona high school football story lines in Week 6.

Chaos looms as Ahwatukee teachers ponder strike | Local Schools  Ahwatukee Foothills News

With public school teachers pondering a strike vote this week and planning to hold peaceful “walk-ins” again today, April 18, Ahwatukee students and their ...

Rewind: What we learned in Week 7 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

There were records, revelations, upsets, reminders in Week 7.

Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.

N-word controversy at Phoenix high school altered their senior year, changed district's efforts to combat racism

PHOENIX -- A brief Snapchat photo altered lives, changed the conversations at a suburban Phoenix high school.

Chandler holds off Desert Vista for Brophy Invitational boys volleyball championship  AZCentral

Chandler won two out of three sets against Desert Vista for the title.

Desert Vista HS grads get $33 million in scholarships  AZFamily

When it comes to success at Valley schools, Desert Vista High School is making waves. Their graduating class this year received more than $33-million in ...

Arizona high school football schedule, predictions for Week 10  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19. Game times listed below. Teams, location, times subject to ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week.

Governor signs K-12 bill, TU and Kyrene reopen Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The State Legislature early today passed the bill giving teachers and school districts money, moving Arizona one step closer to the resumption of classes as Gov ...

Thunder thespians tackle intense drama | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School thespians will present a powerful drama with a contemporary message this week.

Coffins play well into Desert Vista High farcical presentation  Ahwatukee Foothills News

There probably aren't many comedies in which coffins play a big role, but the spring play Desert Vista High School thespians will present is an exception.

Key Week 9 Arizona high school football games  AZCentral

Three weeks left in the season is all that's left for some teams to position themselves for a playoff spot.

Desert Vista students suspended for racial slur  ABC15 Arizona

Their shirts sparked a lot of debate over racism in the community and now the details of the punishment for those students at Desert Vista High School have ...

DVHS solar cars heading off to Racing the Sun  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Since early September, 21 Desert Vista High School technology students have been working with teacher Dan Zavaleta during and after school to build ...

Christmas season gets in full swing starting Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

With Christmas less than a month away, Ahwatukee is alive with the sights and sounds of the season.

Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at the top 10 teams in the Arizona high school football divisions by azcentral sports.

A's prospect, Desert Vista graduate, dies suddenly in Phoenix, team says

Casey Thomas, an Oakland A' prospect and graduate of Desert Vista High School, died in Phoenix, the team announced Tuesday.

Arizona high school football scores for Week 9  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 11, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. To see Richard Obert's predictions for Week ...

Week 4 Arizona high school football scores  AZCentral

Three weeks are in the books. This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Week 4 for games played on Thursday, Sept. 6, Friday, Sept.

Freshman from Desert Vista mysteriously dies  ABC15 Arizona

A mother is left heartbroken and confused after her son, a freshman athlete and stellar student at Desert Vista High School, suddenly became sick and passed ...

Javelin makes debut as event for Arizona high school track & field  AZCentral

Once considered too risky, the javelin is now an Arizona Interscholastic Association-sanctioned track and field event.

The 39 best high schools in Arizona for athletes  ABC15 Arizona, which provides analysis of K-12 schools across the country, has compiled a list of the best high schools for athletes in Arizona. The criteria: parent ...

Rewind: What we learned from Week 9 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Big hits. Telling tales. Incredible comebacks. Let's look at how Week 9 in Arizona high school football went down. Biggest takeaway. With so many more schools ...

Arizona high school football scores for Week 7  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29.

Prescott's Austin Clark is our Week 9 Arizona high school football top performer  AZCentral

These are the top performers from Week 9 Arizona high school football. We always want to hear from high school sports fans, so if you know someone who you'd ...

Huge 6A tilt headlines Week 7 story lines in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

The biggest 6A game of the year is on tap, leading 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines for Week 7.

Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 12  AZCentral

A look at where the high school football teams are ranked from Super 10 to 1A.

10. Bobby Wade, Phoenix Desert Vista High School  Arizona Daily Star

Wade remains No. 1 on Arizona's career receiving yards list (3351 yards) over his 1999-2002 career.

Mountain Pointe grinds out win over Desert Vista in Ahwatukee Bowl

Mountain Pointe survived a fumble on the opening kickoff and a rash of penalties to beat Desert Vista.

Rewind: What we learned from Week 2 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Lightning delays, lightning plays, shocking wins, and great relief work defined the second week of Arizona high school football. A look at Week 2: ...

Key high school football quarterfinal playoffs games, Nov. 9  AZCentral

Taking a look at some of the bigger matchups this week.

Mountain Pointe softball player ruled ineligible | Arizona Sports  AZFamily

It's a very exciting time for Arizona high school softball players. They worked hard and the season is about to begin. But for Mountain Pointe's Taylor Delgado, ...

Thunder director performs with dad at Carnegie Hall  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When David Thye conducted his first concert at Carnegie Hall in 2005, he never realized that the performance would propel him to a residency at the famed ...

Teen suicide town hall slated Monday at Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Motivated partially by the self-inflicted deaths of seven East Valley teenagers in a space of six weeks this summer, a conference on teen suicide will be held ...

A look at key Week 6 games in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season. During homecoming, Gilbert Highland watched fireworks light ...

Valley students spell racial slur, share photo  ABC15 Arizona

Several Valley high school students are in hot water after donning an offensive message and posting the evidence on social media.

Game of the Week: Top prospects in the Chandler-Perry game  AZCentral

A look at players from Chandler and Gilbert Perry who might make it big in college football after their high school careers.

Breaking down AIA football rankings: Teams sweating it out with 2 games left  AZCentral

With two games left in the regular season, Arizona high school football team on the playoff bubble are sweating it out.

6 Desert Vista High thespians in 'Newsies' at Herberger  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Five Desert Vista High School students and a sixth who just graduated are among the 60 cast members of Valley Youth Theater's season-opening presentation ...

Pride conductor forges ties with past, present band members  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School's Lionhearts Marching Band is on a mission to continually improve and add to its ranks, as graduating senior members mean ...

Arizona football recruiting: 2019 punter Kyle Ostendorp commits to Wildcats  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats added a much needed punter to their 2019 class Monday, landing a commitment from Desert Vista High School's Kyle Ostendorp.

AZ Talk: Would you expel teens who spelled racist word?

AZ Talk: Our readers panel discusses the Desert Vista High School teens whose Snapchat photo went viral.

Award-winning Tempe education leader to join ASU Preparatory Academy  Arizona State University

Anna Battle, an award-winning teacher, high school principal and school district administrator, will join ASU Preparatory Academy as chief leadership ...

Former Valley teacher featured in documentary about cyberbullying  ABC15 Arizona

Desert Vista High School is getting national attention again after a former teacher was featured in the Showtime documentary series "Dark Net."

Diabetes community reacts to teen's sudden death KPNX

PHOENIX, Ariz- As a Valley community mourns the sudden death of Desert Vista High's Alexandra DePriest, who had Type 1 diabetes, experts say this kind of ...

Mysterious death of Desert Vista freshman devastates Phoenix family

For Antone and Carolynn White it still doesn't seem real. "As a parent you try and protect your kids, thought we did everything we could with the doctor visits and ...

Ahwatukee motorcyclist killed in collision near work | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

On New Year's Eve, Christian Nagel began his final post on Facebook, saying, “I wish I could go back in time.” Time ran out for the 20-year-old Ahwatukee man ...

Thunder boys volleyball team wins state title | Az Sports Local  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Their season was played under the dark clouds of team manager and senior Alex Depriest's tragic death from diabetes and the looming teachers strike, but ...

Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings: After Week 4  AZCentral

These are the Richard Obert Arizona high school football rankings after Week 4. As always you can find tons of high school sports coverage at ...

Parker Broadway named Arizona High School Boys Volleyball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Parker Broadway recorded 545 kills on his way to winning the award.

Higley holds off Queen Creek American Leadership for 5A boys volleyball crown  AZCentral

The noise never let up. The students never stopped standing. The white towels kept waving. And Higley rode an electric atmosphere to the championships.

Mountain Pointe-Pinnacle leads Week 2 high school football story lines  AZCentral

Mountain Pointe's opener at Pinnacle leads the best games and story lines for Week 2 of Arizona high school football.

Desert Vista High debate coach awarded national honor  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Victor Silva, the head coach of Desert Vista High School's speech and debate team, has been named educator of the year for Arizona by the National Federation ...

Ahwatukee players figured prominently in past NFL drafts  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The NFL Draft got underway last Thursday with Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield going first overall to the Cleveland Browns. The league's annual selection meeting ...

Voucher battle fueled Ahwa-BLUE-kee | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Supporting expanded school vouchers for private schools apparently is becoming the proverbial third rail for Republicans in some parts of Arizona.

Desert Vista cans championship coach: 'You don't communicate effectively with Millennials'

Desert Vista fired baseball coach Stan Luketich- who started the program and led the team to championships- because he couldn't communicate with ...

Game predictions: Breaking down 5A football first-round playoff games  AZCentral

Let's take a look at each game in the first round of the AIA's 5A football playoffs.

Desert Ridge makes another statement with win over Desert Vista

The third-ranked Jaguars made that in emphatic fashion with a 35-7 win over Desert Vista Friday in Mesa.

Desert Vista girls volleyball fights for respect

Division I No. 1 Desert Vista (33-3) is the defending state champion, yet few are taking notice.

Coaching turnover continues to dog Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Despite all its success in sports, Desert Vista High School just might have set a record it really didn't want.

Ahwatukee teen backing up Josh Groban at arena Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Only two months after starting her freshman year at Northern Arizona University, Ahwatukee native Abby Dotts has made enough of an impression with her choir ...

A closer look at the top Week 8 high school football games  AZCentral

Now that Week 8 is complete, there are just two more regular-season weeks of football till the AIA playoff brackets are set. It's time for teams to buckle down for ...

Ahwatukee native Josh Mendoza releases 1st full-length film  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Josh Mendoza, who grew up in Ahwatukee and graduated from Desert Vista High School in 2002, has released his first full-length feature film.

Student talent is music to the ears of Desert Vista High teacher  Ahwatukee Foothills News

By her own admission, Darlene Wedington-Clark cries a lot—or comes close to tears quite a bit.

Rewind: What we learned from Arizona high school football quarterfinals  AZCentral

Let's look at what happened across the state in Friday's Arizona high school football state quarterfinals.

Desert Vista lacrosse players finding success

High school lacrosse growth in Arizona has stagnated, but a group of club teams push for excellence in their sport.

Game of the Week: Breaking down Highland-Queen Creek high school football game  AZCentral

Let's break down the Week 10 Game of the Week: Gilbert Highland (7-1) at Queen Creek (7-1)

10 best Arizona high school boys basketball finishes this season  AZCentral

Ride this wild roller coaster into the postseason, because more basketball thrills are on the way.

Thunder cross-country team makes a national statement  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Four years ago, a group of freshmen joined the Desert Vista High School cross-country team and since then have turned the program into one of the best of its ...

Family more than a platform for mayor hopeful  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As he forges ahead in an effort to become the first Ahwatukee resident to be elected the mayor of Phoenix, Moses Sanchez has made City Hall's ...

Big 3 ready to lead Desert Vista girls soccer team to another title

The Big Three are back, and they won't allow any slack after last season's state championship.

Power points: What rankings mean down the stretch for Arizona high school football teams  AZCentral

There is now a gauge on which football teams have on what they need to do to get home field in the playoffs or just get into the fields of 16.

Two local surprises still left for traditional National Signing Day  AZCentral

The new early football signing period has taken the luster off the first Wednesday of February, but in the Valley there are a couple of big revelations.

Hundreds of emails favor 32nd Street interchange | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

If the Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration just based their decision to add a South Mountain Freeway interchange at 32nd ...

Ahwatukee offers wide variety of Halloween diversions | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

What do you think of when you think of Halloween in Ahwatukee?

Desert Vista Marching Band wins sixth state title in seven years  Ahwatukee Foothills News

For the sixth time in the past seven years, the Desert Vista High School Thunder Marching Band garnered first place at the Arizona State Marching Band ...

Dutch Bros. opens in Ahwatukee: Get coffee deals, raise money for Desert Vista High School  AZCentral

Get coffee deals when Dutch Bros. opens its first Ahwatukee branch on Feb. 24. The drive-through coffee shop is on Chandler Boulevard and 32nd Street.

News headlines by Google News for Desert Vista High School Phoenix AZ

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Desert Vista . This site has been created to offer a place for DVHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Desert Vista High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.