About Us


Sidewinder PTO Teacher Liaison Mrs. Hull-Ottino working directly with our DSMS students.

 The purpose of the PTO is to enhance and support the educational experience at Desert Shadows Middle School (DSMS), to develop a closer connection between school and home.  We encourage parental involvement and to improve the environment at DSMS through volunteer and financial support. 

Upcoming Events

Kona Ice Fundraiser

Thurs, November 15th at 2:40 pm

Grab a refreshing treat! 20% goes back to the school!

Chipotle Family Night

Tuesday, December 18 5-9pm

OHSO Parent Social.  Tues, January 8th 5-9 pm  Tatum and Shea  20% goes back to the school  Drink responsibly (Uber if needed)  

Why Donate to PTO?

DSMS Sidewinder PTO was able to contribute to a beautiful renovation of our gym.

We encourage you to support the DSMS Sidewinder PTO. Your donation goes a long way. We help pay for Campus Improvements, Teacher/Staff Appreciation, UPC membership, and so much more! Membership is automatically granted to all parents, guardians and staff at DSMS. Members have voting privileges, one vote per household. 

Recently, Sidewinder PTO was able to contribute $4,000 to renovate our DSMS gymnasium. We also help provide teacher classroom supplies, new chrome book devices, teacher appreciation and much more.


Your support and contributions will enable us to support our teachers, staff and school.  $50.00 per child recommended but any donation is greatly appreciated.  Thank you! 

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We're here to help with any questions you might have!  Send us a message if you'd like to learn more!  We are in need of a Hospitality Chair and more!

Sidewinder PTO

5858 East Sweetwater Avenue, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254, United States