Desert Vista Elementary cheese team wins AJUSD tournament

The Desert Vista Elementary School Mustangs made all the right moves and handily won the Second Annual Apache Junction Unified School District Elementary School Chess Tournament with the DVES team winning all but four matches during the season. In a final competition Wednesday, March 6, Four Peaks Elementary School came in second and Peralta Trail […]

Desert Vista Elementary teacher Crago uses gymnastics to keep students engaged

Claire Crago may be in her first year of teaching, but she knows how to draw from experience to keep students engaged at Desert Vista Elementary School, 3701 E. Broadway Ave. in Apache Junction. When asked to do a special part in an assembly, the second-grade teacher incorporated a few gymnastics moves into her routine. […]

Desert Vista students share Gifted Projects with district officials

Students at Desert Vista Elementary School, 3701 E. Broadway Ave. in Apache Junction, wrapped up 2018 sharing their Gifted Projects with Jodi Walker, academic coach for AJUSD elementary schools, and Robyn Gonzales, educational services curriculum manager. The students demonstrated initiative, imagination and creativity in their projects and presentations, according to a press release. Paul Henry, […]