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Important Message from the Principal
Hello Willow Canyon Family,

It is important to us to keep you posted on situations that impact the health and safety of our campus. We want you to know that there are currently 2 active COVID cases among the 1,694 students and staff on campus that meet the criteria for school-wide communication according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

Criteria includes that there are two or more lab-confirmed COVID cases among students or staff within a 14-day period that were direct contacts on campus, but not direct contacts of each other in another setting and do not live in the same household. Any students or staff who may have had direct contact have been notified and asked to quarantine, and anyone with indirect contact has been notified and reminded to monitor for symptoms. These cases have been reported to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH).

We appreciate the partnership of parents and students in wearing face coverings, following health, safety and cleaning protocols, and keeping children home when they are sick.  We are working closely with Maricopa County Department of Public Health to maintain a clean and healthy environment and stop the spread. We have numerous health and safety procedures in place, including daily temperature checks, increased cleaning protocols, and asking families to monitor for symptoms and to stay home when sick. 
We have put together some frequently asked questions below. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact me at [email protected], or the Dysart Lead Nurse, Jacqueline Hoeffler at [email protected], for more information. MCDPH also has a dedicated email to receive public health inquiries from parents/guardians of students, if needed: [email protected] and additional information also can be found at
Thank you for partnering with us to ensure the health and safety of students and our campus.

Adam Schwartz, Principal

What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a virus that had not been previously identified. People with COVID-19 can have a range of symptoms from a mild cold-illness to severe pneumonia. Symptoms of COVID-19 include: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, sore throat, headache, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, muscle/body aches, and/or a new loss of taste or smell.

How is it spread?
COVID-19 spreads most commonly in the same way as the common cold or flu — through respiratory droplets that are produced when someone coughs or sneezes. We do not think that COVID-19 spreads through the air across the room, and it is easily cleaned off of surfaces using routine disinfectants.

Am I at risk?
People who are most at risk are those who have been in close contact (being within 6 feet of a person with COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period OR had physical contact with a person.) with someone who has the infection. Individuals 65 years and older, and those with chronic medical conditions, are at higher risk of complications from the illness.

What do I do next? Can I get tested for COVID-19?
If you’re experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms consistent with COVID-19, believe you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or think you should be tested for COVID-19, you can work with your healthcare provider to get tested or look for an independent testing site. You can visit or call the Arizona COVID-19 hotline at 844-542-8201 for more information about testing options and availability in your area.

Posted : 11/13 | Direct Link
Live Broadcast Girls Volleyball Oct 21
There will be a live broadcast of the girls volleyball game tonight at 6:00 PM
Posted : 10/21 | Direct Link
Senoirs: ACT testing - Tuesday, Oct 20th

Seniors will be taking the ACT on Tuesday, 10/20.  Testing begins at 715 am.  Late students will not be admitted.


7:15 - 7:30 -  Instructions will be given
7:30 - 10:45 Testing Begins

10:30 - 11:10 -  9th - 11th grade students start arriving on campus

10:50 -11:10 -   LUNCH
11:15 -11:40 -  1st Period
11:45 - 12:10 - 2nd Period
12:15 - 12:45 - 3rd Period
12:50 - 1:15   -  4th Period
1:20    - 1:45   -  5th Period
1:50    - 2:15   -  6th Period

Thank you!
Posted : 10/19 | Direct Link
FLU Immunization Event

Important Due to COVID Outbreak

Dysart Unified School District with Maricopa Health Department
Where: Dysart Transportation Support Facility
13825 W. Desert Cove Road
Surprise, AZ 85379
When: Saturday, October 10, 2020
8AM – 1PM
Posted : 10/6 | Direct Link
FULL TIME iSchool Portraits

Grades 9-11 ONLY 
Sept 23rd
2:20 -3:30pm
Willow Canyon H.S. - ' 'A Building workroom upstairs or downstairs 

Please order your pictures by clicking HERE

You must get their pictures taken at Grads Photography by Oct 20th
 Call  623-566-1082 or set up appointment by clicking HERE
Posted : 9/14 | Direct Link
Back to School Immunization Event
Back to School Immunization event

When:  September 28, 2020
1:30PM – 6:00PM

Dysart Unified Support Services Facility
13825 W. Desert Cove Road, Surprise, 85379

Click here for additional information
Posted : 9/9 | Direct Link
9th - 11th School Portraits - PRE-ORDER

School Portraits will be taken on the following dates:

Sept. 15th
9th Grade ONLY

Sept. 23rd
Grades 10-11 ONLY 

Please order your pictures by  clicking HERE
Posted : 9/9 | Direct Link
WCHS Parking Passes
The following are the dates for all parking-related items for the school year 2020-2021.  All applications (see link below for form) will require a Valid Arizona Driver’s License (no permits).  Parking will be established by a first-come, first-serve basis on dates listed below.  Parking spaces will be available for Seniors,  Juniors, or Sophomores.  All applicants must be on track with credits to meet their 2020-2021 Sophomore, Junior and Senior cohort requirements prior to applying for a permit.  Students will be assigned specific parking spots for the 2020-2021 school year.

Grade Level Eligibility:Date and Times:
SENIORS to purchase:   Sep 8 to Sep 18 from  7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                                                                                                      1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

JUNIORS to purchase:
(seniors continued purchase) Sep 14 to Sep 18  from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                     1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

SOPHOMORES to purchase:
(seniors & juniors continued purchase )Sep 21 before school up to 7:10 a.m., during lunchtime and after school until 2:45 p.m.
Starting on September 21 before school up to 7:10 a.m.,  during lunchtime and after school until 2:45 p.m.

Posted : 9/2 | Direct Link
Pandemic 20-21 WC Bell Schedule
Posted : 8/7 | Direct Link
Esports is expanding in the 2020/2021 school year. We will have TWO season this year and compete in League of Legends and Rocket League.
There are also two new games coming in the Spring (can't say yet until the ink is dry on the contracts).

If you are interested in joining our program (2 top 10 teams in Arizona Spring 2020) we will be holding tryouts for esports the week of August 17th.
All students who are interested should fill out this E-Sports Interest Form by August 10th

If you have any question please contact Coach Alfred at [email protected]
Posted : 7/31 | Direct Link
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