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Latest News
Legendary Teacher

In honor of recognizing "Legendary Teachers" everywhere and with hope that our very own teachers at Calabasas Middle School become "legendary" to our students, we are launching our Teacher Recognition Program.  Read more >>>

Book Fair

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the book fair from October 24 through October 31, 2014, in our school library.

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Awards Assembly

Please join us for our first quarter awards assembly on Wednesday, October 29 in the multipurpose room. Read more >>>

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parents, please mark your calendars for parent teacher conferences on Thursday, October 9 and Friday, October 10. Read more >>>

After School Programs Information

Starting on September 29, 2014, we will have after school tutoring, clubs, and sports available. Read more >>>

Rio Rico High School's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Please join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Rio Rico High School’s grand opening. Read more >>>

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

On Friday, August 29, 2014, Calabasas Middle School staff members took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Read more >>>

Santa Cruz County Teacher of the Year

Congratulations are in order to our very own "Teacher of the Year," Stan Gillman, for being selected as the "Santa Cruz County Teacher of the Year!"  Read more >>>

Free Breakfast and Lunch Program

Parents, please encourage your children to participate in our free breakfast and lunch program.  Read more >>>

Hearing Screenings

We are required by Arizona state regulations, R9-13-102, to conduct hearing screenings each school year for students in preschool, kindergarten, first, second, sixth, or ninth grade. Read more >>>

Welcome New Teachers

Calabasas Middle School welcomes our new teachers Briquel Smoes and Sherly Kandikatia. Make sure to make them feel welcome when you see them on campus! Read more >>>


Calabasas Middle School

Welcome to the website of the Calabasas Middle School Cougars! We are located in beautiful Rio Rico, Arizona, and are one of two middle schools in Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35.

Backed by a strong community of supporters and highly qualified teachers, we are ready and excited to take on the challenges of educating the middle school student. Please enjoy your visit to our website, as you learn more about us and find out what makes Calabasas MS and the Cougars the best in Arizona.

Fast Facts



A Message from the Principal

Dear Parents,

Our after school program is well underway, and I wish to take this opportunity to share some information with you regarding this program. All students are welcome to participate. Students receive tutoring and homework help. They may also participate in clubs such as yearbook, art, student council, honor society,math club, and sports. The afterschool program is every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. unless otherwise announced. Transportation is available. Please call our school office at 375-8600 for information on the bus stop.

Also, should ever the need arise for you to pick up your son or daughter from the program after 3:30 p.m., please contact Ms. Lourdes Vasquez at 375-8619. Thank you.

Your partner in education,

Chris Jackson
Mr. Chris Jackson, Principal