Monument Valley
High School
U.S. North Highway 163
Mustang Blvd
Kayenta, AZ 86033
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Monument Valley HS News

At Monument Valley High School, we appreciate our involved parents and community members. We also enjoy broadcasting our latest news and information here on our News page, where we will chronicle school activities and student achievements and publish announcements. Check back often, as we update this page regularly.

Colt Starting Competition

Join us on October 26 and October 27 at the Community Rodeo Ground for the Dine' Horsemanship 2019 Wild Card Championship. The event will be a 24 hours series Clock Challenge. 

  • Saturday, October 26 - 10:00 a.m. 24 hours series starts (All day to next morning.)
  • Sunday, October 27 - 10:00 a.m. 10-minute session - handling, tricks (obstacles), and run to each contestant.


  • Adult - $6 (Two-day pass $10)
  • A student with ID - $4
  • Child 7 years old and under is free

For more information please call (928) 429.1504 or via email.

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat flyerJoin us for the second annual Kayenta Public Safety free trunk or treat event! The event is Saturday, October 26 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Old Kayenta Clinic. This event will have carnival games, music, prizes, candy, and a haunted house. In addition, decorate your trunk and win!

  • Best decorated trunk:
    • 1st prize - $200
    • 2nd prize - $100
    • 3rd prize - $50

Kayenta Navajo Nation EMS Office brings you this event. For more information please call (928) 697.4074. Please note, not responsible for injury, vehicle damage, or theft. We hope to see you there!

Volleyball and Basketball Open Gym

Mark your calendars for volleyball and basketball open gyms!

  • Volleyball is on Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Basketball is on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Both open gyms are in Monument Valley High School in the Beets Gym. We hope to see you there!

Open Gym flyer

Breast Cancer Awareness Fun Run/Walk Event

Kayenta Township is sponsoring a Fun Run/Walk Event for breast cancer awareness. Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m. Join us in Recreation Park. The first 150 participants will get a free t-shirt! Please note, the event sponsor will not be responsible for any theft, injury and/or accidents before, during, and after the event.

Fun Run and Walk Event flyer
Family Literacy Fun Night

Please join us for our Halloween Family Literacy Fun Night on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. This event is in the MVHS library. Please RSVP to Jamie Haack by email. The MVHS Library Club sponsors this family literacy night. There will be reading, games, and prizes. Everyone is encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Please see our family literacy night flyer for more information. We hope to see you there!

Navajo Shoe Game

Join us on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the cultural center to learn the Navajo story of how the cycle of day and night came to be among the Diné and learn one or two songs. Mark your calendar, and see our Navajo Shoe Game flyer for more information.

Beading Class

The Kayenta Unified School District Cultural Center is hosting a beading class every Monday from January 6, 2020, through February 24, 2020, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Please see our beading class flyer for more information, and come join us!


There will be another Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) night on October 30 in the Mustang Tech Lab from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The counseling department would also like students to establish a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID before attending the FAFSA night. You will also need your 2018 tax return and your parents’ FSA ID for a parent electronic signature. Some states and schools have limited funds, so don’t wait until the last minute to apply! If you have any questions about FSA ID, please come to the counseling department. We will help you establish an ID or provide more information about FSA ID and FAFSA.

Sewing Projects for KUSD Students

We invite students to design and make their own traditional clothes for promotion or graduation. Also, if you are interested in quilting or pillow making, come on by the cultural center for more information. Contact Dr. Victoria Yazzie at (928) 697-2036 if you have any questions. Ahxehee’.

SkillsUSA Officers

Congratulations to our three students who became officers for SkillsUSA Arizona's Region 4.

  • Alisa Cly - treasurer
  • Kyle Isaac - parliamentarian
  • Austin Ramirez - secretary

Teacher and Students of the Month

Congratulations to our students and teacher of the month for October.

Teacher of the Month: Jason Franklin

Students of the Month
Social Studies: Rian Stanley and Nakia Blackhorse
English: Samantha Begay, Shaniley Dugi, Johanna Hawley, Kaiden Kee, Autry Lomahongva, William Wayne, and Shantell Whitehorse

Daddy Daughter Dance

The Daddy Daughter Dance is on November 2, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the MVHS courtyard/cafeteria. The cost is $10.00 per daddy/daughter. We will not sell single tickets. This is only for daughters and their parents. Food, prizes, and games are available. You can purchase tickets in advance from an NHS Member. The dance will honor the father-daughter relationship. For more information, please see the flyer below.

DECA Zombie Run

DECA will be hosting a zombie run at the recreational center on October 28. Registration will start at 5:00 p.m. The fee to enter is $5.00. Six years old and under will be free.

Site Council Meeting

The site council meeting is on October 28, 2019, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in room 306. Parents, community members, students, and staff should plan to attend.

Daily Announcements

It is with excitement that we share the new daily announcements feature on our website! Each day we will post a new daily announcement in the sidebar on our News page. Here you will find information such as teacher and student of the month, upcoming general information, student events, news specific to each grade level, our menu, sports news, and more! We hope you will visit our News page daily to find out everything going on!

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