News & Events at San Carlos

Students and staff at San Carlos Unified School District are always up to something new, and we love to showcase their achievements and share news about our schools. Check back here often for all the latest news and information.

Tips for Parents and Caregivers

We have some tips for parents and caregivers for the month of April. These will help to keep our little ones healthy:

  • Read or tell them stories. This helps them to develop their speech, social skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Play a simple game of catch with a ball. This helps kids build on their eye and hand coordination and helps develop their muscles.
  • Get them screened to check their vision and hearing as early as one year old.

These tips are brought to you by the UofA Cooperative Extension and First Things First.


Tips for Keeping Little Ones Healthy
Students Attend Arizona Science and Engineering Fair

Four students from San Carlos High School participated in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair on April 4 through April 5, 2019, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo, L-R: Caleb Seletstewa, student; Laurina Pina, student; Dr. Navdeep Rajput, teacher and sponsor; Jeniffer Madrid, teacher and sponsor; Aneisha Reede, student; and Edward Lara, student. (Photo courtesy of Jeniffer Madrid)

Students posing with a teacherRows of participants watch a panel during the fair

Four students from San Carlos High School participated in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair on April 4 through April 5, 2019, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo, L-R: Caleb Seletstewa, Edward Lara, Laurina Pina, and Aneisha Reede. (Photo courtesy of Jeniffer Madrid)

Students participate in front of an Arizona Science and Engineering Fair signTwo male students pose together

Six Students Inducted into National Honor Society at San Carlos High School

Six students at San Carlos High School were inducted into the National Honor Society on March 28. 

The National Honor Society commonly referred to as NHS, is a nationally-recognized program at high schools across the country that recognizes outstanding high school students. 

The inductees for the 2019–2020 school year include the following students: Joshua Anderson, Christian Bartlett, DeAndre Dude, Kenna Talgo, Kaylene Thompson, and TayAndre Wright.

Membership is awarded to students who excel in scholarship, service, leadership, and character, as determined through an application process. After being awarded membership, students are expected to continue to excel and to meet the minimum guidelines and expectations.

Joshua receiving a polo shirt

Joshua Anderson receives a National Honor Society polo shirt from Dr. Deborah Jackson-Dennison, superintendent, during the candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

Christian receiving a certificate

Christian Bartlett receives his National Honor Society certificate from Katrina Talkalai, school board vice president, during a candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

DeAndre receiving a certificate

DeAndre Dude receives his National Honor Society certificate from Katrina Talkalai, school board vice president, during a candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

Kenna receiving a pin

Kenna Talgo is presented with a National Honor Society pin from Susan Poole, principal of San Carlos High School, during a candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

Kaylene receiving a certificate

Kaylene Thompson receives her National Honor Society certificate from Katrina Talkalai, school board vice president, during a candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

TayAndre receiving a certificate

TayAndre Wright receives his National Honor Society certificate from Katrina Talkalai, school board vice president, during a candlelight induction ceremony March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. 

Joshua Anderson, Christian Bartlett, DeAndre Dude, Kenna Talgo, Kaylene Thompson, and TayAndre Wright

Six students at San Carlos High School were inducted into the National Honor Society March 28, 2019. Photo, L-R: Joshua Anderson, Christian Bartlett, DeAndre Dude, Kenna Talgo, Kaylene Thompson, and TayAndre Wright.

Lauren Pina, Kenna Talgo, Katrina Talkalai, Dr. Deborah Jackson-Dennison,and Durena Thompson

Attendees to the National Honor Society candlelight induction ceremony participate in a ceremonial dance March 28, 2019, at San Carlos High School. Photo, L-R: Lauren Pina, former NHS member and keynote speaker; Kenna Talgo, student and NHS member; Katrina Talkalai, school board vice president; Dr. Deborah Jackson-Dennison, superintendent; and Durena Thompson.

Science Fair Winners

View more photos of the science fair winnersSan Carlos High School students win big, bag top science fair awards. Teams gear up for state competition in April.

San Carlos High School students won two top prizes in the senior division at the 2019 Gila County Science Fair March 7, in Payson. 

The winning teams include Laurina Pina and Aneisha Reede, who placed in the biomedical and health sciences category, and Edward Lara and Caleb Seletstewa, who placed in the chemistry category. Science teachers Jeniffer G. Madrid and Dr. Navdeep Rajput, coached the teams. The winning teams qualified to move onto the state competition scheduled April 4-6 at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.  

For more information on the success attained, and to read the entire press release, please view the full article.