Desert Ridge High School
DRHS TOYBOX 
Our Classroom & Playground:
DR Classroom


Meet our Director and Lead Teachers:
Barbara Whilhite - Director

The Desert Ridge High School TOYBOX is directed by Barbara Wilhite.  Barbara is originally from Gilbert, where she graduated from Highland High School before studying at Arizona State University.  After college, she lived in Washington state and then the bay area of California where she earned her Masters in Teaching at the University of San Francisco.  Barbara has been teaching at Desert Ridge since 2010 and loves the students there.  She has been married since 2001 and has two young children, both of whom are TOYBOX graduates and currently attending Highland Park Elementary.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Amy Conrad - Lead Teacher

Amy has been married since 1988 and is a proud mother of four children, three of whom have graduated from Desert Ridge High School.  She's also a grandma of two amazing handsome boys.  Her background is in preschool, special education and integrated kindergarten.  Amy has been working with young children since 1999.  She loves to encourage every child according to his or her developmental level to strive socially and intellectually in a loving, caring classroom.

Ida Zeineddine - Lead Teacher
Ida has been married since 1991 and is a proud mother of two beautiful daughters, both of whom graduated from Desert Ridge High School.  Her background is in preschool, play therapy and autism.  Ida has been working with young children since 2002. She loves to encourage every child according to his or her developmental level to strive socially and intellectually in a loving and caring classroom. 


                         
Our Hours
Contact Us
             
                  Desert Ridge High School                   
7 am to 4:30 pm
 Barbara Wilhite, Director
barbara.wilhite@gilbertschools.net
480-984-8947 ext. 224

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