Tempe Prep’s Art Club Inspires Students

Tempe Prep is home to many talented young artists. But there is one in particular that stands out. Her name is Emelia Boyle. She...

Growing Perfect Veggies at Tempe Prep is Environmental Club’s Specialty

If you walk behind the Teacher House at Tempe Prep, there are a few things you’ll notice that have always been there: the big...

Tempe Elementary Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2018

Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2018 will take place Thursday, January 11 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at all elementary schools except Ward Traditional Academy...

Upcoming Events from the Tempe Elementary School District!

Are you looking for a middle school for your child? Perhaps you are considering kindergarten options for the Fall? Or maybe you are looking...

Kyrene Community Education Hosts 4th Annual Community Play Day January 27

The community is invited to witness all of the fun that Kyrene Community Education brings to Play Day! Play Day’s line-up of free activities...

Children’s Dental Village Prepares to Celebrate National Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  If you have a baby or toddler, you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child’s first...

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Happy New Year! I am SO glad it's 2018. I just love the start of a fresh year (even though it's just a few minutes...

AZ 529 Diaper Derby Race

Tucson Parents May Enter Their Baby To Race for $529 to Start a College Savings Plan Join us for a fun and exciting way to...

Tempe Public Library’s Writing Contest kicks off Jan. 8

Aspiring writers are invited to show off their talents in the 2018 Tempe Community Writing Contest. Writers can submit original work for a chance...

Arizona Voters Overwhelming Support Increased Funding for Teachers and Students

For the third consecutive year, a majority of Arizona voters surveyed believe education is the top issue facing our state today. In fact, education...

College Readiness? I’m No Genius..

Last night I made a critical error. I got wrapped up in routine housework and missed the Sign Up Genius going live for our...

Saint Mary’s Centennial Gala A Smashing Success

  A beloved valley high school recently celebrated 100 years of education, faith and community while raising $475,000 to kick off their next century of...

Tempe Prep Knights Basketball Counting on ‘Great Chemistry’

As the weather cools down and Christmas lights go up, the Tempe Prep boys basketball team hits the court for another season. While the...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Solid Start to Season

The Tempe Prep girls high school basketball team is dominating in the beginning of this season. Although the team did not win any games...

Three Tempe Prep Seniors named QuestBridge Scholarship Finalists

Congratulations to three outstanding Tempe Prep seniors (also Tempe residents) who have been named QuestBridge National Match Finalists for 4-year college scholarships: Emma Moriarty,...
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Queen Creek Unified Students Take Part in Hour of Code

Did you know there are 9,281 Computing jobs in Arizona and only 484 Computer Science graduates in the state? Did you know $85,165 is...

Grand Canyon University Partners with Kyrene to Recognize STEM Principal of...

Grand Canyon University is proud to recognize Kyrene de la Colina Principal Kelley Brunner for her outstanding demonstration of creativity and vision in implementing...
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Tempe Prep Hosts Middle School Wrestling Tournament

Wrestling is a great sport for the development of strength, balance, and discipline. In 2016, Tempe Preparatory Academy started a school wrestling program to...
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Tempe Prep Early Enrollment ends December 15

Early Enrollment at Tempe Prep ends this week on December 15, 2017 for incoming 6th through 12th Grade students. Parents interested in becoming part of a community and...

Girl Up Club Launches at Tempe’s Corona del Sol High School

By Nikki Dull The Girl Up club is a new club at CdS that aims to raise money for UN Foundations that fund projects for...

Kyrene Traditional Academy recognized as a National Spalding Accredited School

Kyrene Traditional Academy was recognized as a National Spalding Accredited School by Spalding Education International on December 5, 2017, becoming one of only 16...
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Teachers, Artists Among Recipients of Tempe Arts Grants

Tempe awarded 18 small arts grants of up to $750 to school teachers, artists and arts organizations who are investing in the community through...
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Tempe Prep Senior Selected for Prestigious Leadership Program

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Aimee Cheng who was one of only five students in the Valley selected for the prestigious, nationally recognized Bank...
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Tempe Prep Seniors named Wendy’s Heisman Winners

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and...
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Video: 25 Tempe Union High School Students Named National Merit Semi-Finalists

Twenty-five academically talented high school seniors in the Tempe Union High School District will compete for the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship awards offered...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Adventure Abroad

How many people can say they have a sibling from a different country? Over the summer, five Tempe Prep se­niors had the opportunity to...
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Nominate a Tempe Educator for the 2018 Tempe Diablos Excellence in...

Do you know of a Tempe educator or staff member that exemplifies the extraordinary, creative, and inspirational quality of education that the youth or...
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Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Donates 221 Holiday Dinners to Tempe Elementary Families

Arizona Cardinals Defensive Back Patrick Peterson believes that every family deserves a Thanksgiving meal! That is why Peterson teamed up with the United Food...

Winter Recorder Concert at Veritas Prep

Lend your support to talented student musicians at Veritas Preparatory Academy this week! It's come time for their Winter Recorder Concert, where middle school ensembles...

BestColleges Announces 2018 List of 50 Best Colleges Online

Looking for the best college to take online classes? BestColleges.com has released it's 2018 list of 50 best colleges online.  Today, one in 3 U.S....
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New Arizona Private Process Server Certification Examination Preparation Classes Announced

Looking to become certified as a private process server in Arizona? If so, you will have to pass the examination and testing which is approved...
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Tempe Prep Students Tackle Issues at League of Cities Conference

The League of Cities and Towns is a national organization dedicated to discussing important laws and current events. This program has been around for...
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Tempe Prep Hosts Open House for New Students

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to Tempe Preparatory Academy’s Middle School Open House on Thursday, November 30th, at 6:30 p.m. on the...
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Charlie Rose’s Harassment Scandal Led to Rescinded Awards

75-year-old Charlie Rose, a well-known American journalist featured on CBS and an interview host on PBS, was fired this week after thorough investigation and...
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From Majors to Jobs – Where Money Meets Passion

Determining a major to study in college leads to career choices that make money and to some careers that must compete for wage increases...
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What the ASU Community Thinks of Revoking Rose’s Award

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication sends message that sexual misconduct will not be tolerated or overseen in the...
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Phoenix-Area Little Brothers Are Waiting for Big Brothers

Big Brothers Big Sisters has renewed its call for men in the Metropolitan Phoenix area to be Big Brothers. Fewer men than women volunteer to...
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QCUSD Students and Staff Collect Food and Gifts for Families in...

The holidays are officially here! For many people in our community that means festive feasts, but for some families holiday meals are hard to...
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School to Prison Pipeline in Arizona

  Zero-tolerance drug policies were originally implemented in schools by then-president George W. Bush as a preventative program tied to the Nixon-introduced war...
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BBBS Seeking Girls for Mentoring Program

  Andrea was being raised by a single mother who worked two jobs to support her and her siblings. Because Andrea didn’t get to spend...

Rio Salado College Hosts Tamale Workshop Dec. 2

Work with a professional chef to create 2 types of tamales. Students will learn to make green chile chicken, red chile pork tamales. This...
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Students Shine, Get Ahead at Early College High Schools

A world of opportunity awaits motivated students at AAEC Early College High Schools. With six campuses across the state and dedicated staff, AAEC (Arizona...
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Voters Say “Yes” for QCUSD Bond

Officials working in the Queen Creek Unified School District are celebrating. According to final election results from the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office, both ballot questions...
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Queen Creek Unified School District Breaks Ground on Elementary School No....

Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) and partners McCarthy Building Companies and ADM Group Inc. broke ground on the yet-to-be-named Elementary School No. 6...
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Tempe Prep Middle School Open House for New Students

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to Tempe Preparatory Academy’s Middle School Open House on Thursday, November 30th, at 6:30 p.m. on the...

Canine Companions for Independence Facility Dog joins Kyrene de la Esperanza

Motivation and support come in many forms, including a cold nose and a warm heart. Kyrene de la Esperanza Elementary School welcomed its newest...
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‘Ford Focus on Girls’ Safety’ Event Shines Spotlight on Personal and...

For teen girls, some days it seems like the weight of the world rests on their shoulders. There are pressures to get good grades,...

Corona del Sol Mourns Student Suicide

Wednesday morning, Corona del Sol High School parents and students were notified of a student suicide, capping a string of tragic student suicides in...

Local Grocers Award Learning Garden to Elementary School

A Tucson school is celebrating after winning a learning garden. TUSD's Collier Elementary School was one of two Arizona schools to be awarded a $2,500...

Kyrene to Host 2nd Annual School Choice Fair for Elementary Options

Parents and children can “Experience Kyrene” at the 2nd Annual School Choice Fair being held Thursday, November 16, 2017, 4:00-6:30 p.m. at the Kyrene...
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Video: Art and Science Mix for New ‘Sculpting Science’ Exhibit

Exploration. Creative observation. Removing the limits of conventional thinking. These are the words of Arizona State University art students exercising their creative minds as part...

Fountain of Youth? Sorry, It’s Not Out There

Aging is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from embarking on efforts to stop the process. Unfortunately, perhaps, those attempts are...

UA Health Services Day Targets Students with Interest in Medical Field

Some of the top students around Yuma County gathered at Cibola High School Wednesday, Nov. 1 for the University of Arizona Health Services Day...
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The Gilbert Historical Museum: More Than a Museum

Sheep, cattle, horses, chickens, hay, cotton, ostriches: the town of Gilbert was founded by farmers who seem to have tended to it all. Dubbed...
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A New Era for Parenting: Virtual Safety

Trying to keep your child safe in a world of constant hazards and tragedies can be overwhelming. Now, enter a whole new world of...
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ASU Tooker House Residents Disappointed with Donated Amazon Echo Dots

Tooker House is the first voice-enabled residential community on a university campus and is also one of the newest dorms built on Arizona State...
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College Students Love Study Abroad

Create memories, form lasting friendships, earn credit, try new food, learn a new language and see the world? All this is possible when you...

Amphi Superintendent Seeks Community Input

The new leader of the Amphitheater School District is seeking community feedback about changes they want to see as the district looks to make improvements. Superintendent...
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Criminal Activity Across ASU’s Tempe Campus

Criminal activity across Arizona State University’s Tempe campus has risen by almost 40 percent in the past year, according to the annual Clery Report...

Gilbert Business, Educators, Leaders to be Honored at 22nd Annual Event

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Gilbert, education partners and others, will honor outstanding businesses and individuals on November...
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Dr. Robert Bohanske of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives ASPPB...

The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) has awarded Dr. Robert Bohanske its 2017 Service Award.  Dr. Bohanske is the Chief of...

The Autumn Flower

Autumn…a season that captivates the senses. Rich, bold colors of red and gold leaves mixed with the fading green that we called summer. Fall is...
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Year Up Arizona Announces Enrollment is Open for January 2018 Class

Year Up Arizona is pleased to announce enrollment for the January 2018 class is now open.  The program is geared towards low-income young adults (ages 18-24, without...
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South Mountain WORKS Coalition Awarded Drug-Free Communities Grant

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has awarded Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ South Mountain WORKS Coalition one of 719 national grants...
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Girl Scouts Attend Lifesaving Car Clinic

  You protect your children as they grow up from all sorts of dangers and when they become teens, driving is now added...

Children’s Museum of Phoenix Introduces “In The Pipeline” Program at Kyrene...

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix and Kyrene School District are working together to build upon student creativity through STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...
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La Petite Academy Recognized for GrowFit Program

As the district manager for the La Petite Academy locations in Tucson, I have the pleasure of working regularly with staff members who educate...

C-CAP’s 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast to Feature Chris Bianco &...

C-CAP Arizona's 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast just got better with special guests Chris Bianco and Brother Luck. VIPs will receive a copy of Chef...
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Queen Creek High School Students Encourage Sustainability

By Morgan Charboneau, FCCLA QCHS chapter treasurer:   Queen Creek High School (QCHS) students helped the community get in the Halloween spirit early this year, and...
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AVID Program Changed Phoenix Union District Teacher

“This one goes to cosmetology school at Metro Tech and she wants to get a business degree and own several of her own salons.”  “This...

High School Students Earn National Recognition

This year, nine Tucson students have taken home top honors at a national career and technical education competition. The recipients are enrolled in the Pima...

Cronkite Day Set for This Friday!

It's homecoming week at Arizona State University, and that means its time to kick your Sun Devil Spirit into high gear! On the downtown Phoenix...
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GLSEN Phoenix Honor Michael Mazzocco and Thom Brodeur

GLSEN Phoenix, the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, will be honoring four individuals and groups for their contributions towards making Phoenix-area schools more...

Local High School Goes Viral with Homecoming Dance

They're not in Kansas anymore! A Sahuarita, Arizona high school is back in the spotlight with another viral video. Dancers at Walden Grove High School took...

Cancer-Stricken Families Feel the Love at Camp Kesem

A local camp is making a big difference for children with sick parents. Northern Arizona University college students are hard at work, planning for their...

Homecoming Schedule Promises Great Fun for Wildcats

Go Wildcats! The University of Arizona 2017 Homecoming Celebration kicks off Sunday, October 22 and continues through the following Saturday, October 28. There will...
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La Petite Academy receives national honor for healthier practices

As the district manager for the La Petite Academy locations in Mesa and Tempe, Ariz., I have the pleasure of working regularly with staff...

KJZZ’s Youth Media Center, SPOT 127, Again Wins Regional Awards

KJZZ’s Youth Media Center student productions were honored by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Saturday...
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Mayor Mitchell to Host Lights On Afterschool Rally on Oct. 25

The City of Tempe’s Kid Zone Enrichment Program will join the 17th annual Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide series of rallies for afterschool organized...
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Queen Creek Unified Student Donates Blood, Awarded New Car

Congratulations to Queen Creek High School student Cariayn Rutherford! The 17-year-old won a new Volkswagen Passat R-Line in a raffle for selected blood donors...
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