FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNERWhether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...

Tempe Prep Women in STEM

By Taylor Conley  For many Tempe Prep seniors, analyzing the past few years of your academic career and trying to find a major that fits...

VISIT MESA NEWS: First U.S. Destination to Adopt the Hidden Disabilities...

Mesa, Ariz. is the first U.S. travel destination to adopt the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower, a program lauded for supporting travelers with various needs as...

Tempe Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...

Podcasts Tackle State’s Teacher Shortage

What Can Save Students From An Education Cliff?   Hear Arizona and Rio Salado College have teamed up, with support from the F2 Family Foundation and...
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Tempe Prep Golf Aiming High

By Annie Goodykoontz Tempe Prep Golf is aiming high this year. Brooke Kirk, a Tempe Prep senior, has played on the golf team for the...

Two Local Brands Team Up to Thank Arizona Teachers

After a school year that has been anything but a fairytale for most educators, two Arizona-based brands are teaming up to offer a sweet...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Senior Wins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

By Zoe Lenz Do you want to be an entrepreneur? For Tempe Prep Senior Brooke Kirk, the answer is, Yes! Brooke received the Bronze Medal...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...
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Rosendin Sparks Student Interest in Electrical Careers

On April 9, Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company with a regional office in Tempe, hosted a popular booth at the Queen Creek...
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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...
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Visit Mesa Reminds Families the Benefits of Planning Travel during Autism...

MESA, ARIZ. – Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER   Whether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Wrestling Team Racking Up Big Wins

By Clark Campbell Wrestling is one of the most physically demanding sports. Ever. The Tempe Prep wrestling program this year has taken on a completely...
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How to Start Your First Online Business

Business ideas are floating nowadays and sometimes the best ones come to your mind when taking a shower or playing video games. We live...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...
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Daniel Erwin Named Camp Director for Camp Colley

(PHOENIX – Feb. 10, 2021) Daniel Erwin has been named camp director for Camp Colley, a wilderness experience and environmental education program for underprivileged...
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Tempe Prep Presents 50+ Summer Programs for Students to Prepare for...

At Tempe Prep’s popular annual Summer Programs Information Night that will be held tonight, February 11 at 7 pm, all TPA parents and students...
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Tempe Prep Students Share Excitement for Summer Programs

By Sam CampbellSleep, eat, TV, repeat. Too often that is the daily schedule for a teen during the summer. We begin summer excited for...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...
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New Student Behavior Prediction Software Launches in Arizona Schools

Gnosis IQ is an artificial intelligence software that predicts students’ future performance while providing students, parents, teachers, and administration the ability to intervene and help...
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Great American Seed Up Presents Seed Up Saturday

The demand for seeds has skyrocketed amid the pandemic resulting in seed shortages.  Awareness of the importance of seeds and the need for regional seed...
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Camp Colley Now Enrolling for Summer 2021

(PHOENIX – Feb. 1, 2021) – Camp Colley is now open for summer 2021 enrollment. Parents with children between the ages of 8-14 as...
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Phoenix Holocaust Association Launches Creative Arts Contest; Students Statewide Encouraged to...

(PHOENIX—Jan. 28, 2021) -- Arizona’s 7th-12th graders are encouraged to submit original creative work to Phoenix Holocaust Association’s (PHA) Writing and Arts Contest. Contest categories include writing,...
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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Awards Nearly $775,000 in Local Grants...

Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, selected 30 non-profit organizations across the state as recipients of grants and dental supplies to improve the...
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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer Bodow Tempe Preparatory Academy’s new Athletic Director, Mr. Doug Seagrave, is one of the most unique athletic directors Tempe Prep has had. In...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah Frazier Many Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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Tempe Prep Alum Makes Impact at Princeton

By Clara MoffittSome people go to Hawaii for the beaches. Others go for the hiking trails. Some people go to Hawaii to solve human...
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Tempe Prep Launches Alumni Magazine

Tempe Prep is excited to share our new alumni magazine prepared by current students, OPTIMA! Get updates on many of Tempe Prep's graduates and...
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Tempe Prep Accepting Applications

Tempe Prep is currently accepting applications for Fall 2021. 5th grade families who applied by December 15 will be included in the lottery for...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 10

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...
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Prop 208 Gives Teachers New Hope

  The passing of Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act, has been widely held as a victory by teachers statewide, especially at...
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Arizona High School Teachers Can Win $2,500 for Supplies in Effortless...

      (Arizona - Nov. 2020) RaiseMe, a college readiness and scholarship tool that helps high school students earn micro-scholarships for achievements as early as 9th grade is launching its educator challenge this month in Arizona.     “The Amazing...
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Candeo Schools’ On-Track Approach Regarding The 2021-2022 School Year’s Enrollment

Candeo Schools, known for its rigorous, knowledge-based schooling and classical liberal arts philosophy, is urging parents and students to be forward-thinking concerning the upcoming...
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Noah Webster Schools Students Take Time to Honor Valley Veterans

In honor of Veterans’ Day, the staff and students at Noah Webster Schools took time out of their busy routine to honor the brave...
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Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition

Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition By Sam Campbell With all the school clubs and plans that Covid-19 has cancelled for students, Tempe Prep’s Chamber...
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Great Hearts Raises More Than $500,000 for Teacher Excellence Fund after...

PHOENIX – Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce that it raised over $500,000 to benefit their annual Teacher Excellence Fund, which provides bonus compensation for Great...
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Prop 208 Changes for Charter Schools

Proposition 208: The Invest in Education Act has passed in Arizona and teachers at charter schools across greater Phoenix said that funding from the...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3

Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional...
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Noah Webster Schools Elects 2020-2021 Student Council

Noah Webster Schools is proud to introduce the 2020-2021 Students Council members for both our Mesa and Scottsdale campuses.  This year’s vote was historic...
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ACCEL Announces Bethany Eggleston as its Advancement Manager

Bethany Eggleston has joined ACCEL, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, as its advancement manager. Eggleston will be responsible...
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Technology Support for Students of Noah Webster Schools

As Noah Webster Schools prepared for the 2020-2021 school year, the decision was made to begin the year with all students participating in Distance...
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ASU’s Journalism Programs Prepare Students for Success

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers its students various programs to help them succeed in whichever...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance Abuse...

SAMHSA Grant Will Support a Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Center with an Integrated Systems Approach for Mohave County Residents (PHOENIX – Sept. 30, 2020) – Southwest...
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MCC student receives national literary award for second year in a...

Mesa Community College student Alex Dodt earns a national League for Innovation Student Literary Award.Alex DodtEach year, winners of the Maricopa County Community College...
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Trusting Connections Offers Waived Set-Up fees for new Corporate Childcare Contracts

Trusting Connections continues in their commitment to support families and the communities, organizations and social infrastructure that support them through this pandemic by waiving set-up fees for...
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Local financial institution provides $30,600 in support for first-generation college students

TruWest® Credit Union partners with Mesa Community College for a second year MESA, Arizona -- Sept. 16, 2020 – TruWest Credit Union donates $30,600 to the Mesa...
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MCC Automotive Service Program maintains highest level of national accreditation

The Mesa Community College Automotive Service program maintains its Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation the National Institute for...
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Food, hygiene products and school supplies help students focus on education

Mesa Community College students are receiving food boxes, personal hygiene items and bags of school supplies through a drive-thru version of the college’s food...
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WashClub Phoenix to Celebrate Teachers with Giveaway

On-demand, mobile laundry service wants to help a hard-working Arizona teacher this September with one less thing to worry about PHOENIX – Adapting to a...
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Fulton Homes Reimagines its School Salute Program for 2020-2021 School Year

Homebuilder is keeping kids interested in music studies by giving solo students the opportunity for an on-air feature TEMPE, Ariz. – Even though most schools...
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Rio Salado College Welcomes Michelle Gates as New Vice President

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Autistic Students Return to School to Find Updated Tech, Revamped Campus...

Students and families at The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies, located in Glendale, Ariz., experienced a welcome surprise when they returned to campus last...
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Tempe Prep Breaks Ground on New Fine Arts and Sciences Building

This week marked a significant milestone in the history of Tempe Preparatory Academy as it held a groundbreaking ceremony initiating construction of a 20,000...
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Rio Salado Expands Services to Students in Prison as U.S. Dept....

The U.S. Department of Education has included Rio Salado College as part of an expansion of the Second Chance Pell  Experimental Sites Initiative, which...

Hospice of the Valley invites you to Zoom in on ‘Life,...

The coronavirus pandemic has imposed a multitude of losses upon our lives: the loss of freedoms and peace of mind, family and social connections...

Rio Salado Welcomes New Vice President of Administrative Services Michelle Gates

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Help Save Crossroads Preschool!

Help Save Crossroads! 💜We are humbly reaching out to our community for support during these unprecedented times. Due to COVID-19, our school was forced...

MCC Child Development Lab excels in online learning environment

The Mesa Community College Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab (CDL) sets a new standard in virtual early childhood teaching and learning.The lab school...

Endangered fish from MCC replenish wild populations

The endangered, native Gila Topminnows at the Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus support the recovery of their species. The population in the college’s...

Rio Salado Named College Innovation Network Founding Member

Rio Salado College Serves as Founding Member of College Innovation Network to Help Guide EdTech Student Success Pilot ProgramThe College Innovation Network (CIN) announced on Aug. 4,...

MCC receives a Gold Healthy Arizona Worksites Award

MESA, Arizona — July 28, 2020 — Mesa Community College receives a Gold Level Healthy Arizona Worksites Award in recognition of its employee wellness...

Great Hearts Announces Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon

Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce the first-ever Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon, taking place Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Michelle Capriotti Named Sun Lakes Rotary Sandy Lundberg Educator of the...

Michelle Capriotti, a special education teacher at Camille Casteel High School, has been named the Sun Lakes Rotary Sandy Lundberg Educator of the Year.            The...

Great Hearts Announces Co-Founder as New CEO

The Great Hearts America Board of Directors has appointed founding Chairman Jay Heiler as Chief Executive Officer of the organization.Heiler and President of the...

North Central Phoenix Business Offers Alternative For Families During Fall Virtual...

Impact Gymnastics Academy, a premier gymnastics and fitness center on the corner of 12th Street and Northern Avenue in Phoenix is offering Study Camps to assist...

Trusting Connections Offers Various In-Home Education Options to Families navigating the...

 Trusting Connections Nanny Agency continues in their commitment to support families when they need it the most through the development of a new Private Educator Service which will be available...

Free virtual mindfulness practices offered to the community

Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with free mindfulness sessions offered by Hospice of the Valley. Scientific studies show...

Join Hospice of the Valley’s free online support group for dementia...

Hospice of the Valley has started a free virtual support group for dementia care partners. The support group meets noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays and is facilitated...

Coping with grief and loss in this challenging time

If you are grieving, chances are you are especially vulnerable to outside stressors, such as the uncertainty caused by COVID-19. At 2 p.m. Thursday,...
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