Dobson Pride

Dobson DECA Students Place at District Competition in January

Fourteen Dobson DECA students attended District Competition at ASU Polytechnic campus on Jan 18, 2018.

Congratulations to the following: (Team Events) Trevor Gelfan and Caitlin Parkes placed 2nd in Travel & Tourism, Deja Pierson and Javier Pena placed 2nd in Marketing Management, (Individual Events) Marco Lopez placed 3rd in Hotel and Lodging Management, and Deja Pierson was recognized for Top 10% in Marketing Exam.

Dobson is proud of you!

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Dobson's Advanced Choir Da Capo has another Outstanding Performance at the NAU Jazz & Madrigal Festival

Congratulations to Da Capo (Dobson's Advanced Chamber Choir) for another outstanding performance at the NAU Jazz and Madrigal Festival in Flagstaff February 9th & 10th.  Da Capo continues the legacy of excellence in vocal music by participating in this festival for the past 35 years, which is one of the largest in the country.  Once again Da Capo impressed the judges earning superior ratings in both the Jazz and Madrigal categories.  Students in Da Capo are also members of Cantus, the Advanced Concert Choir, and rehearse as an additional class during A period.  They perform throughout the Dobson community representing our school each year.  

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Congratulations Dobson Choir Students who Auditioned & Qualified for the 2018 Southwest Regional Honor Choir

Congratulations to all the Dobson students who went through the audition process for the Southwest Regional Honor Choir.  Students who audition must prepare a solo from a prescribed list as well as prepare for a sight singing test.  During the audition, they perform their solo for a judge as complete a sight singing test.  They compete against 9-12 grade students in the Southwest Region of Arizona. 

We are proud to announce that Dobson students Haley Reed, Karli Dieu, and Jessica Do were selected for the 2018 Southwest Regional Honor Choir.  They will now practice their music and come tougher with the other 97 students in the regional who were selected on February 16 and 17 to rehearse and perform a concert.  After that they will have earned the right to audition for the 2018 Arizona All-State Choir.  Good luck to Haley, Karli, and Jessica!  We are so proud of you for continuing the legacy of excellence in vocal music at Dobson!!  

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Drew Meneses Qualifies for the State Wrestling Tournament

Drew Meneses placed third place at Sectionals dominating his final two opponents to place 3rd to qualify for the State Tournament this week in Prescott, AZ. Congratulations Drew! #dobsonpride #legacy

UPDATE: Drew Meneses finishes the season at top 10 in the State! Congratulations!

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Congratulations to Dobson Alum Chez Reavie - Runner Up at Phoenix Open

Chez Reavie Dobson and ASU Alum placed second to Gary Woodland to place second place in the prestigious Waste Management Phoenix Open championship at TPC Scottsdale on Sunday.  See full story for ABC News Article!

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Dobson High School Orchestra Students accepted into A.M.E.A Region Honor Festival

11 orchestra students worked hard since the summer to prepare their audition material for the A.M.E.A. Region Honor Orchestra and had their audition on Saturday, January 27th at Sierra Linda High School. 

9 Students received scores high enough to get them accepted into the Honor Festival which will take place on February 16-17, 2018 at McClintock High School. 

Nico Searcy - Violin and Viola
Jasmine Monahan - Viola
Satchel Decker - Cello
Kylie Chung - Cello and Harp
David Lopez - String Bass
Stephen Dilley - String Bass
Felicia Frazer-Bisner - Harp
Shane Rico - Harp
Heather Rodriguez - Violin 1st alternate

Congratulations to all students who auditioned! We are very proud of your hard work and diligence to succeed!
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Dobson Band and Orchestra Students Accepted to participate in Southwest Region Band & Orchestra

Congratulations to the following Dobson students who auditioned for and were accepted to participate in the 2018 Southwest All Region Band. The festival will be held on February 16-17 at McClintock High School: 

Emma Murray, flute;Clemmy Tixier, oboe;Amber Budinger, clarinet;Gabby Sanchez, clarinet; Britney Walls, clarinet; Alvaro Solis, clarinet; Macey Campobello, contrabass clarinet; Patrick Newman, trumpet; Jack Henteleff, horn; Austin Davis, trombone; Garrett Yates, trombone; Taigen Williams, tuba; Michael Duran, percussion; Jack Sheridan, percussion; Gage Beveridge, percussion; Austin Davis, harp (chose trombone).

Congratulations to the following Dobson students who auditioned for and were accepted to participate in the 2018 Southwest All Region Orchestra. The festival will be held on February 16-17 at McClintock High School: 

Noah Frederick, bassoon; Nicolas Medina, trombone; Jeremy Horvat, trombone; Aidan Ballinger, percussion; Tanner Rackow, percussion; Logan Smyers, percussion.


We are proud to have you represent the band program and Dobson High School at this prestigious event.

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Congratulations La Famiglia January Mustangs of the Month 2018

Freshmen: Chukwunonso Okonkwo, Mary Billison
Sophomore: Sergio Valenzuela, Emma Boyle
Junior:   Fatima Barraza Pena, Kylie Chung
Senior:  Tram Ngo, Jeremy Horvat

Each month two students from each grade level, two teachers and one staff are recognized for excellence, achievement and overall being exceptional as a student or staff. La Famiglia graciously donates lunch for twelve Mustangs to have lunch with the principal the third Thursday of each month!

We are extremely grateful for our local restaurant neighbor for helping us honor students and staff

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Karen Lopez Candidate in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2018 Student of the Year

Student of the Year is a national six-week challenge through which high school student leaders raise funds and awareness for the fight against blood cancers.  This year’s campaign begins on January 19th and culminates with the Grand Finale Celebration on March 3rd at the Phoenix Zoo.  This is truly an elite group!  We count ourselves lucky to have Karen as part of this campaign to represent Dobson High School.



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Dobson Band Students Earn Top Ratings at the A.E.M.A. Solo & Ensemble Festival Competition

Congratulations to the following Band Students who performed in the AMEA Solo & Ensemble Festival. The festival was held at Hamilton HS on Saturday, Jan. 20th. Everyone represented Dobson in a first-class manner, and we’re so proud of you all!

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