Desert Sky Middle School's mission is to provide:

  • a safe and positive learning environment
  • high standards for academic and behavioral excellence
  • trusting and respectful relationships
  • varied learning opportunities

9850 E Rankin Loop - Tucson, AZ 85747

School Hours: 8:00-2:55

Office Hours: 7:30-3:30

Phone: (520) 879-2700

Fax: (520) 879-2701

Safe Schools Hotline: (520) 879-1111

8th Grade t-shirts on sale now – Due date extended!

Hey 8th graders!  The due date for your class t-shirts has been extended.  You now have until Friday, April 25th to get your order in.  We’ll be taking a class picture at promotion practice and it would look awesome if we have a large group of students in their 8th grade t-shirts!  Don’t miss out!  Get your order in today!!

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Semi-Formal Mardi Gras Dance

Mardi Gras Semi Formal Dance- April 25th 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Dress in your finest attire!***

Ticket sales: Admission ONLY-$5.00 for 6th & 7th grade, $3.00 for 8th grade
Admission AND Mask OR Hat- $8.00 for 6th & 7th grade, $6.00 for 8th grade
Purchase early and get a free Mardi Gras bead necklace, plus get entered for door prizes!!
Tickets will be sold during all lunches 4/21, 4/22, 4/23.
Last dance of the school year! – Last dance of your middle school career 8th graders!

***Gentlemen:  Dress jeans or slacks, polos or dress shirts (NO T-SHIRTS!)
Ladies:  No stilettos, No strapless dresses,  No low-cut tops,
skirts must be mid-thigh in length, No spandex dresses, dressy pants/capris okay


Spring Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, April 22nd.  Students will only be photographed if they bring their prepaid envelopes (which should be coming home this week!).