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


  • Please join us at our first meeting of the 2019-2020 school year on Thursday, August 15th at 5:00 pm.
  • DSMS Curriculum Night- Wednesday, August 21st 6:00 pm.
  • Student Health Screening Friday, August 23rd and Monday, August 26th
  • Early Release Day Tuesday, August 27th
  • Dream Dinners Fundraising Event Friday, September 6th-- sign up on the Fundraising tab!

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. 


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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Sidewinder PTO

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

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