Tempe awards local teachers, aspiring artists with grant funding for arts...

The arts make Tempe a better city. They create a sense of place and help attract visitors. They capture the city’s eclectic identity. Studies...

Queen Creek Middle School HOSA Students Give Back to Community

The holidays are here which means family, friends, and food. However, for some families, food can be hard to come by during the holidays....

Tempe Prep Senior spends summer at Harvard, Girls State, and volunteering...

You thought your summer was busy? Tempe Prep Senior Jacqueline Kirk had arguably one of the most eventful and interesting sum­mers possible. Between three...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Someburros Owner and Book Author Pays Visit to Frank Elementary

Many people may be familiar with Arizona Mexican food restaurant Someburros, but last week, Frank Elementary students learned first-hand how this local chain got its...

Middle Kid Zone now taking registrations for spring: New Gililland location...

Tempe’s Middle Kid Zone is now accepting registrations for its winter and spring out-of-school-time programs at Ward Traditional Academy, Fees, Tempe Academy and Gililland...

Selleh Park floating islands could improve water quality, create wildlife habitat

The pond at Selleh Park is now home to four floating islands that could help improve water quality without the use of chemicals. The...

ASPIRE Academy Students Take First Prize at ASU Cryptorally Competition

Students from ASPIRE Academy took home first place this past weekend at Arizona State University’s annual Cryptorally Competition! Cryptology is the science of making and...

Free Financial Fitness workshop series featuring Steve Savant coming to Tempe...

questions about social security that have never been answered. The Tempe Public Library is hosting a workshop series to help answer all your financial...

December at the Tempe History Museum: Music, Peruvian dancing and a...

Music, Peruvian dancing and a Tempe holiday tradition are all happening this month at the Tempe History Museum and Petersen House. The museum’s feature...

Celebrate the holiday season at historic Petersen House beginning Dec. 1

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition at the Petersen House for three weekends in December. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of...

ASU’s Jewish Sorority is Growing Both on Campus and in the...

Alpha Epsilon Phi is one of the newest sororities on Arizona State University’s campus. Founded in Spring 2018, the Jewish sorority recently welcomed a...

Profile: ASU West Professor Joins Fight Against Prop. 305

Arizona State University English professor Sharon Kirsch has been teaching for 27 years and still feels the same passion she felt since...

Where Is Your Child Going to Middle School?

Learn more about Tempe Middle Schools at our last two Middle School Orientation Nights! These events are the perfect opportunity for you and your...

TONIGHT! Tempe Prep Invites 5th Grade Families to Middle School Information...

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

New tutoring service connects students to certified teachers

Educational Services, Inc. (ESI), the leading provider of employee staffing for school districts introduced its newest service, LearnerLink. LearnerLink is a tutoring and mentoring...

Free College Connect workshop on Dec. 1: Everything you need to...

College Connect is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1 that will cover everything students and parents need to know about finding and applying...

APS Foundation Gives $200,000 to Expand ST Math Across Arizona

Thanks to an ongoing partnership between APS Foundation and MIND Research Institute, Arizona students are experiencing math in a whole new light. A grant...

Tempe Prep’s PhD Faculty Bring Expertise to the Classrooms

Nine out of Tempe Preparatory Academy’s 38 faculty members have education specialist degrees or doctoral degrees. That’s about 24 percent of the faculty, which...

Midwestern University Welcomes “Kitten Lady” to Glendale for Free Workshops

Hannah Shaw, social media’s “Kitten Lady,” is partnering with the Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine to host two workshops at the University’s Glendale...

Tempe Prep Choir Director’s Enthusiasm Pushing Cantamus to New Heights

Perhaps you’ve heard Tempe Prep students humming catchy tunes in the halls throughout the school day. Or maybe you’ve heard some muffled voices behind...

Tempe Prep Leads Valley Schools in National Merit Scholars

The most elite high school recognition. The most incredible accomplishment. The opportunity to top all opportunities. This is the National Merit recognition.National Merit recognition...

Fun Home Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre’s Fun Home Gives Drama Students Tools to Learn Not only is Phoenix Theatre bringing five-time Tony® Award-winning musical Fun Home to the...

OPINION: Arizona Public Schools May Face a Crisis With Proposition 305

“Say no to prop 305,” AZED 101 group said that taking out funding in public schools could cause an unprecedented teacher shortage in the...

Tempe Public Library hosts NaNoWriMo “Write-Ins” for aspiring novel writers

National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, kicks off in November and the Tempe Public Library will provide space for writers who want...

Sanders rallies with Garcia in Tempe

The sea of people in blue “Feel the Bern” T-shirts and holding purple “Sun devils for Garcia” signs cheered as gubernatorial candidate David Garcia...

Best-selling author, local authors, publishers and artists featured at Tempe Book...

The 3rd annual Tempe Book Festival will be held on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tempe Public Library....

School District Superintendent Meets with Fifth Grade Student to Discuss Recycling

Who inspires you? For one Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) student, it is the Superintendent. On October 16, Jack S., who attends Gateway...

Spanish Cooking Class October 29th

Join us at Hackett House in Tempe for a Spanish Cooking Class on October 29th from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. MenuCroquetas de Sepias Ahumado (Smoked...

Candidates debate education and Prop. 305

Education issues dominated the Clean Elections Commission debate as topics such as education funding, college tuition, and Proposition 305 were heavily discussed. The debate took...

Squire Patton Boggs and HeroZona hold Legal Profession and Career Mentor...

  The HeroZona Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping veterans and under-served students obtain employment and educational opportunities, has partnered with law firm...

SARRC, Great Hearts Academies Partner for Autism Screening Project

SARRC, Great Hearts Academies Partner for Autism Screening Project The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Award funding to expand ‘Screening in Schools’ statewide Nationally, the Centers...

Tempe Prep Students Travel Abroad with Tempe Sister Cities Exchange Program

How would it feel to live in another country with another family for a whole month? Three Tempe Prep students share their experience of...

Registration for Statewide Walk On! Challenge Open Now

 Arizona teachers are invited to register for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge and a chance to earn one of five...

Madison School District Invites Families to REACH Open House

Sneak peek of REACH classes and opportunities for highly gifted children   WHAT:          Madison School District is hosting an informal evening to give parents of highly...

STEM Assistive Technology Challenge to Benefit Disabilities Programs

STEM ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE TO BENEFIT DISABILITIES PROGRAMSSouthwest Human Development is hosting its first-ever assistive technology challenge to benefit young children with disabilities.Sponsored by Insight, with...

Red for Education Hold Forum Event Following Supreme Court Rejection

Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association, speaks to the public at Primera Iglesia United Methodist Church in Phoenix. Following the Arizona Supreme Court’s...

College Connect FAFSA & financial aid workshop on Oct. 20: Be...

Studies show that 90 percent of high school seniors who complete a FAFSA application are more likely to attend college right after high school....

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley Announce New Chief...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) announced the Board of Directors have selected Connie Perez as the new Chief Executive Officer,...

Arredondo Elementary Takes Aim at Childhood Cancer

Each year, approximately 175,000 children ages 14 and under worldwide are diagnosed with cancer. In an effort to bring awareness to the realities of...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Provides Free Car Seat Checks

On National Seat Check Saturday (Sept. 29), Larry H. Miller Dealerships, in partnership with Safe Kids Arizona and local first responders, will kick off...

Bavarian Dinner Cooking Class October 9th

Bavarian Dinner Cooking Class Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6:00 - 8:30 pm What would Oktoberfest be without a traditional Bavarian dinner party? We are happy to announce...

GPS and Glendale Union High School District!

 For the next two weeks Apollo High School's freshman students will attend their P.E. classes which will now include golf instruction provided by Tom Loegering,...

Constitution Week Community Concert!

Looking for something fun, free, and patriotic to do this weekend? Come celebrate Constitution Week with your community at a Community Concert hosted by...

GrowPhx Announces A Mesquite Mill Fundraising Campaign

GrowPhx is excited to announce its campaign to bring a community mesquite bean mill and education program to the Valley. They launched an Indiegogo campaign to...

National Radio Duo to Host 29th Annual NiteFlite

 The Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club is excited to announce that popular national radio hosts Johnjay Van Es and Rich Berra will be emceeing the...

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...

App Teaches Kids About Money

TruWest Credit Union is excited to announce a new way for parents to teach their kids all about managing money. BusyKid is a chore...

Madison Tasting Tour Fundraiser Highlights Local Dining Establishments

On Wednesday, October 17th the Madison Education Foundation will be hosting a unique fundraiser with the goal of raising $5,000 to administer an Arts...

Volunteers Needed for Statewide Love Our Schools Events at Madison Schools...

Registration now open for projects at Madison Schools WHAT:          School Connect helps build partnerships by engaging the faith community and collaborating with community partners to...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

Madison Student Awarded AZIBS Primary Student of the Year

Jula Keturatana recognized by Arizona IB Schools AssociationJula Keturatana’s eighth birthday celebration wasn’t quite what you might call ordinary. Instead of receiving gifts for...

Tempe Prep Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to seven Tempe Preparatory Academy seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores. Three Tempe Prep seniors (6% of...

Queen Creek High School Hosts Successful Blood Drive

        On Tuesday, August 28th, Queen Creek High School hosted a student blood drive. The blood drive was organized by Queen...

The Smeltzer Sisters: Three Siblings Teaching Together at Ward Traditional Academy

Smeltzer 1, Smeltzer 2, and Smeltzer 3 are common phrases you will hear if you visit Ward Traditional Academy. Since the start of this school...

Tempe Prep Welcomes New Football Coach

The Tempe Preparatory Academy football program has undergone a major change. After about a month-long search to find who will lead the football team,...

Club Kids Receive Free Vision Screenings and Glasses

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and National Vision share a multi-year partnership (2015-2018), which provides funding to eligible local Boys & Girls...

Margaret Rodriguez, New Madison Park Middle School Principal

Madison Park Still Accepting Students to Apply for Current SemesterEducational leader Margaret Rodriguez was named the new principal of Madison Park Middle School several...

TUSD Searching for Answers in Vandalism Case

Tucson Unified School District officials are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person or people who vandalized a local school this past weekend. CE...

Inaugural class of ASU Leadership Institute announced

The Alumni Association announced members of the ASU Leadership Institute’s inaugural class. After a competitive selection process, the ASU Leadership Institute chose the members...

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM APS AND ARIZONA...

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the APS Community Fund, a component of the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), the Children’s Museum of Phoenix will...

Fall activities brochure now available; registration now open for Tempe residents

And just like that, summer is over. The kids are back in school and the fall season is right around the corner, full of...

Canyon View High School Opens August 6; Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Commemorates the...

Representatives from the Agua Fria Union High School District, DLR Group, Chasse Building Team, community members from Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Avondale and Waddell...

ASU Polytechnic Campus Receives $15,000 Live Well Arizona Mini-Grant from Vitalyst...

The Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, located in southeast Mesa, has received a $15,000 Live Well Arizona mini-grant from Vitalyst Health Foundation to support its...

Out of this World STEM Summer Camp Inspiring Navajo and Hopi...

Since 1996, Lowell Observatory has brought STEM learning to the classroom through the Navajo-Hopi Astronomy Outreach program which pairs a Lowell astronomer with a...

Affordable, Fun Workshops for Adults

GateWay Community College is excited to announce Community Education classes starting in September 2018! Community Education is a collection of workshops designed to be...

GLSEN Phoenix Awarded $150,000 Grant From The Bob and Renee Parsons...

PHOENIX (July 24, 2018) – GLSEN Phoenix, a nonprofit organization focused on creating safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ students, has been awarded a...

Tempe Prep’s Knights Shine in State Track Finals

 I generally try to avoid watching other people run on an Arizona afternoon, but the TPA runners make the state meet an enjoyable day,...

Tempe Prep Robotics Mixes Fun with Challenges

In the three years that I’ve been writing in De Equitibus, Tempe Prep’s student newspaper, I’ve noticed that robotics articles are some of my...

New Madison School District HR Director; Hiring Continues

Ramona A. Lomelí, Ed.D. has been named Madison School District’s new Director of Human Resources and the lead on hiring for the 2018-2019 school...

FREE Backpack Giveaway and Back-to-School Bash

The Outlets at Anthem are making school shopping easier! Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the center is hosting a Back-to-School...

Healthy Youth Act Promises Better Sex Education in Arizona Schools

“I think what they were trying to do is scare me, and it worked for a while,” Ava Cano, a junior at Arizona State...

School Grading System Discussed at AZ Dept. of Education June Meeting

The Arizona Board of Education debated on June 25 whether schools, old and new, should still be graded on an A-F rating during their...

Chinese at Tempe Prep Is One of Many Summer Class Opportunities

Tempe Preparatory Academy offers many summer class options in its Summer Academy program, and while the image in your head of sum­mer vacation may...

Tempe Prep Seniors Select Colleges Across the Country

On May 1, Tempe Prep’s seniors made one of the biggest decisions of their lives: They declared which college they are going to attend...

Tempe’s Kid Zone receives first AzCASE accreditation at five schools

Five schools in the City of Tempe’s Kid Zone program are the first in Arizona to be awarded full accreditation status from the Arizona...

SARRC’s Community School in Tempe to Open Toddler Classroom

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center’s (SARRC) Community School is pleased to announce the opening of a toddler classroom at its Tempe campus location....

ASU Now Ranks No. 17 of All Universities Worldwide for U.S....

Arizona State University now ranks No. 17 of all universities worldwide for U.S. patents awarded, according to a new report by the U.S. National...

Take A Virtual Dementia Tour in Tempe

The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically-proven method that builds sensitivity and awareness individuals caring for those with dementia by temporarily altering participants physical...
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