Notes from the Principal

News from Principal's Office at Dobson High School

Late Start Cancellation for Remainder of School Year

May 4, 2018


Hello Mesa Public Schools parents,


Due to the statewide #RedforEd walkout, Mesa Public Schools will be altering school hours on Wednesdays to maximize learning and ensure a successful finish to the school year.


Beginning Wednesday, May 9, elementary early release, and junior high and high school late start will be canceled through the end of the year. On Wednesdays, school will begin and end the same time as the rest of the week. High school students will follow their normal exam schedule May 23-24.


The last day of school for students remains May 24. Please visit for more information and frequently asked questions.


Thank you.




4 de mayo de 2018


Padres de las Escuelas Públicas de Mesa,


Debido a la huelga estatal #RedforEd, las Escuelas Públicas de Mesa estarán alterando el horario escolar de los miércoles para maximizar el aprendizaje y asegurar un final exitoso al año escolar.


A partir del miércoles 9 de mayo, las salidas tempranas de las primarias y las entradas tarde de las secundarias y preparatorias se cancelarán hasta el final de año. Los miércoles, las clases comenzarán y terminarán a la misma hora que el resto de la semana. Las preparatorias seguirán el horario programado para los exámenes finales el 23 y 24 de mayo.


El último día de clases para estudiantes permanece el 24 de mayo. Visite para mayor información y preguntas frecuentes.

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