In accordance with the McKinney-Vento Act Homelessness exists in our community. A combination of high housing costs and poverty causes many families to lose their housing. Many young people leave their homes due to abuse, neglect, and family conflict. Children and youth who have lost their housing live in a variety of places, including motels, […]
Right now is the Desert Museum Gala Silent Auction and Instabuy. Compass High School has donated pieces created by Compass High School students being sold in the auction. Feel free to peruse the inventory and make a bid yourself while the event is still going on!
To respond to this challenge, Compass staff came up with the simple idea of curating and delivering educational care packages, which they call Gator Boxes, to each of their students. Each Gator Box includes snacks, personal care items as well as a variety of items for educational activities ranging from duct tape and loose-leaf paper to air clay and seed starter kits. Some of these items are accompanied by written activity instructions while others require videos and additional instruction by Compass teachers.
Compass High School is enrolling now for summer school & the Fall 20-21 Semester. We will remain a resource to our students and community. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting everyone in unfortunate and unpredictable ways. We will be keeping a running list here of essential resources that students and their families might need. ONLINE CLASSES […]
Letter From The Director UPDATED: March 30, 2020 Dear Compass High School Families, Today, Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced the extension of Arizona school closures through the end of the school year. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an announcement from […]
Letter From The Director March 10, 2020 Dear Compass High School Families: This letter is to update you regarding our work with the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona Department of Education regarding COVID-19, previously referred to as “coronavirus.” CHS is working with these officials to prepare in the event our city is impacted. To […]
You may qualify for certain rights & protections under the federal McKinney-Vento act. If you live in any of the following situations: Staying in a shelter In a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation Living in a car, park, abandon building, or bus or train station Doubled up with […]
Here at Compass High School we take education very seriously. Learning is something deeply personal to each and every student. Our supportive learning environment promotes each student’s individuality. Art Comb’s Six Principles of Learning is what we adapt our curriculum from here at Compass High School. Read the complete six principles below. People learn best […]