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


Parents Night Out
For just $34.95, you will assemble three delicious Dream Dinners meals to take home and enjoy with your family. Each meal will serve three people and is ready to be cooked on a busy night.

During this exclusive event, $10 from each purchase will be donated back to our school. The meal preparation will take less than 90 minutes and it’s a great opportunity to get to know other parents and staff at DSMS. Attendance is by RSVP only, so please register via the links below.

Dream Dinners is also do a March Matching Contest. The top five fundraisers in the country receive matching $ so please help us reach the top five. If these times fill up, we will add more slots. Thank you for supporting DSMS!

Tuesday, March 12th at 5:30

Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30

Wednesday, March 13th at 11:30

Next General Meeting

April 17, 2019 at 5pm

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