Give the Gift of Experiences!


The Desert Cove PTO has partnered with Pogo Pass!

Just a few experiences you get with your purchase are:

2 visits to the Phoenix Zoo ($28 value)
2 visits to Pump It Up ($17 value)
2 admissions per month to Skateland ($72 value)
1 Silver Pass to Castles & Coasters ($29.99 value)

And there are MANY MORE!

Get your pass for ONLY $39.98 (regular price $99.95) by using code: COUGARS at check out!

Desert Cove receives $5 back for each purchase!

From 12/21 to 12/24 YOU receive a $5 Amazon gift card for each purchase!

Click Here to Get Yours!

NOTE: EACH family member needs their own pass.
You receive the pass right away via email!
And it’s also available to scan from your mobile device!


Next PTO Meeting – Tues Dec 8th @ 6pm

 Join us at our next PTO Meeting

TUESDAY, December 8th at 6:00pm in the Library!

We will have FREE PIZZA and FREE CHILDCARE available!

Click Here to submit your Childcare Reservation Form

PTO Meeting


Next PTO Meeting – Tues Nov 10th @ 6PM

 Join us at our next PTO Meeting

TUESDAY, November 10th at 6:00pm in the Library!

We will have FREE PIZZA and FREE CHILDCARE available!

Click Here to submit your Childcare Reservation Form

PTO Meeting


Family Bingo Night – Friday, Nov 6th

Desert Cove Family Bingo NightBingo
Friday, November 6, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m


Order forms were sent home in students’ yellow folders, however you can download and print them using the links below. Please return early registration forms by Wednesday, November 4th.

Click Here to Download Registration Form


Looking Forward to Another Wonderful Event!


Next PTO Meeting – Tues, Oct 13th at 6:00pm

 Join us at our next PTO Meeting

TUESDAY, October 13th at 6:00pm in the Library!

We will have FREE PIZZA and FREE CHILDCARE available!

Click Here to submit your Childcare Reservation Form

PTO Meeting


Calling All Volunteers!


October is a big month for Desert Cove Elementary! We have the Apex Fun Run on October 15th & the Family Fall Fest on October 24th!

Lots of helping hands are needed for both events! For the Fall Fest, some of the help is with donated items, so if you are unable to donate time, please consider donating items (such as cupcakes, etc)!


OCT 15TH –

OCT 24TH –

Desert Cove PTO's photo.

Next PTO Meeting – Tues, Sep 8th at 6:00pm

 Join us at our next PTO Meeting

TUESDAY, September 8th at 6:00pm in the Library!

We will have FREE PIZZA and FREE CHILDCARE available!

Click Here to submit your Childcare Reservation Form

PTO Meeting


Yumberi Family Fun Night – Thurs, Aug 27th!

Click the Image to Download a copy of the Flyer!YumberiFlyer



Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year!

A big warm welcome to new and returning families to Desert Cove Elementary!  

We are looking forward to a GREAT year!

To kick things off, we have our first PTO Meeting of the year,

TOMORROW (Tuesday, Aug 11th) at 6:00pm in the Library!

We will have FREE PIZZA and FREE CHILDCARE available!

We will also be giving away a DATE NIGHT GIFT BASKET to one lucky attendee!

-$100 Gift Card to Fleming’s 

– 2 Harkins Movie Passes

(must be present to win)


Click Here to submit your Childcare Reservation Form



Have a great summer!

We hope everyone has a safe and fun summer!


See you back next year!




Teacher Appreciation Week May 4 – 8

Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheon Volunteers and Donations


Hey Parents! Next week is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week and we are providing a great BBQ Beach Themed Luncheon for about 75 of our teachers/staff on Wednesday, May 6th. We need your help in donations and volunteers to make this event a wonderful experience for them! Please go to the SignUpGenius to see where you could help. Thank you from your DCES Hospitality Committee.

Click Here for the Sign Up Genius

Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas!

we love out teachers

We invite all students and parents to show our gratitude during this week. Our teachers have come up with a list of things most needed by the end of the year of wanted items in the classroom. Please feel free to participate in as many days as you would like and show our teachers how much we appreciate them!

MONDAY (05/04) – CLEANING (Kleenex / Wipes / Sanitizer)

TUESDAY (05/05) – PAPER (Wide-Ruled Lined Paper, Copy Paper, Construction Paper)

WEDNESDAY (05/06) – STICKY (Glue Sticks, Post-it Notes, Stickers)

THURSDAY (05/07) – WRITING (#2 Pencils, Dry-Erase Markers)

FRIDAY (05/08) – SOMETHING SPECIAL (Your choice!!)

Click here for the flyer!


Family Fun and Bingo Night – Friday, April 24th!

Join us Friday for the Family Fun and Bingo Night.

Friday, April 24th

6 – 8:30pm

Click the link below for the flyer!

Family Fun Night

Click here to volunteer!


We Need Your Help for Next Year!

We are now accepting PTO Board nominations. All positions are open and available for nominations. With many 6th grade parents leaving we are in great need of help next year! No experience needed! Just a willingness to make Desert Cove the best place for our kids and teachers!

– President
– Finance VP
– Marketing VP
– Events VP

Please send your nominations to

Nominations will be reviewed in the April PTO meeting. Elections will be held in May.

We also have many committee and coordinator roles open and we will need to fill these roles in order to continue our mission at DCES – helping teachers and building a community! Some examples:

– Restaurant
– Hospitality
– Art Masterpiece
– Fundraising
– Tax Credit
– Book Fair
– LogoWear
– Shopping Programs
– BoxTops/Soup Labels
– Communications
– Yearbook
– Runner’s Club

Please let us know if you would be willing to take on one of these roles! We will give you all the support you need!


Spring Break

Enjoy your spring break the week of March 23rd!


Check out the eNews – Week of March 2nd

Check out the March 2nd eNews here!


This Week’s eNews is Out!

Check out the eNews for all the info you need!

Click here!


Muffins with Moms

Hello Desert Cove Community!

“Muffins with Moms” is BACK! And we need your help to make it a successful event.

The event is on Friday, February 13th from 7AM – 7:40AM. There will also be a craft workshop in the library as well.

Please take a look at the available slots here and sign up if you see something that works for your schedule!


February 7th: 50th Anniversary Celebration @ DCES

Don’t Forget the 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday!

11am – 5pm

Free Admission and Open to the Public – Bring Your Friends!

Unlimited carnival rides and games require purchase of $15 ride bracelet at the door (no pre-sales)

We Are In Need of Volunteers!

Please sign up to help on our Sign Up Genius

Every volunteer gets one entry per hour–maximum of 3 entries–for the special volunteer prize drawing!

We Are In Need of Prize Basket Donations!

We are short on prize basket donations…please consider donating, any of the below items will do!

Please send in your items by Friday!

PreK/Kindergarten: Money Tree (any amount helps!)
1st grade: Legos (Lego books, pencils, kits, anything Lego-related)
2nd grade: Disney (anything related to Disney)
3rd grade: International (food, spices, things from around the world)
4th grade: Family night (movies, games, books, tickets, restaurant gift cards)
5th grade: Gift cards
6th grade: Valentine’s Day items

A special basket will be set aside for teachers only as well. Send in items that teachers would love for their classroom!

Don’t Forget It’s Spirit Week!

Tuesday – Class Color Day (ask your child what color their class selected)
Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday
Thursday – Character Day
Friday – Desert Cove 50th Anniversary T-shirt/Spirit Day


Conference Week Teacher Dinner

Please check out the latest Signup Genius for the Teacher Dinner during conference week on January 28, 2015

Sign up to help here!


50th Anniversary Celebration, February 7, 2015

There are lots of ways you can help make the 50th Anniversary Celebration a success. Please consider donating your time and efforts to make this community event awesome.


Raffle Baskets

Raffle baskets for each grade (and one for the teachers!) will be put together and raffled off. Please send in your donations as follows:

Pre-K/Kinder – Money tree
1st – Legos
2nd – Disney
3rd – International
4th – Family Night
5th – Gift Cards
6th – Valentine’s Day
All – Teacher items


Use the following link to sign up to help:

Be a Sponsor!

Contact for more information