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...

#LoveUp Foundation Donates 100 New Laptops For Foster Kids

Johnjay and Rich #LoveUp Foundation Donates 100 New Laptops For Foster Kids Through Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) Pilot Program Phoenix, AZ (June 11, 2018) The Johnjay...

Earn what you are worth: take an equal pay negotiation class

Learn the best way to get a raise at work. Free equal pay negotiation training classes are open to anyone who lives, works, or studies...

Deaf Community Voter Event June 13

#AZDeafVote   Save the Date - Voter Community Lunch and Learn   WHO: The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and Adrian Fontes,...

Washington Federal Honors More Than 300 Phoenix Students with Certification in...

More than 307 students at Metro Tech High School in Phoenix earned their Certification in Financial Literacy diplomas through the Washington Federal Financial Scholars...

Governor Partners With Department of Education on AP Exams

The state of Arizona is continuing to make efforts in improving the education system. Governor Doug Ducey’s Office of Education and the Arizona Department of...

Learn a new career in just 2 days.

Process Serving is a fun and profitable career that you can do full or part time, work as your own boss or work for others. ...
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VIDEO: Queen Creek High School Class of 2018 Set Up For...

            The Queen Creek High School class of 2018 graduated on Wednesday, May 23, at Wells Fargo Arena on the Tempe campus of Arizona...

(Writer Viewpoint) Survey: How Can We Prevent School Shootings

In the wake of a series of school shootings, the most recent in Texas, ways to prevent future school shootings has been a topic...

Library Hosts Beginners Conversational French

Bonjour! Are you interested in furthering your French speaking skills? You're invited to attend free Beginners Conversational French sessions at the Prescott Valley Public Library! This...

Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 5

Avoid the “summer slide” and keep the whole family connected with the Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which kicks off on Tuesday, June...

Local Teacher Heading to the Arctic 

  A beloved local educator is preparing for a very big (and cold!) trip. Svea Anderson teaches sixth grade at Agua Caliente Elementary School. Soon, she...

Help Us Save Corona Del Sol High School Grad Night!

Parents received an email eight days prior to the PTO Sponsored Corona Del Sol High School Graduation Night for seniors, letting parents know that the...

Local Student Impresses in Shakespeare Competition

A local student has made a big impression in a national competition. 16-year-old Miriam Arden is a junior at Catalina Foothills High School, and she...

Queen Creek Science Teacher Wins CenturyLink Grant

A seventh-grade science teacher at Queen Creek Middle School in the Queen Creek Unified School District has been selected to receive a grant from CenturyLink...

Tempe Elementary Serves More Than 3,000 Lunches During Recent Walk-Out through...

  Sometimes one creative idea can begin an impact that further exceeds one’s expectations. Noticing a need to ensure food was served to children while...

Madison Camelview only Phoenix School to Earn A+ Rating

Arizona Educational Foundation Presents Award Friday, May 18 at 8:30 a.m.The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced the names of 41 Arizona public schools receiving...

College Connect Tempe May Update

SCHEDULE A SUMMER ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONThe school year may be ending, but the College Connect mentors will be around all summer long. Take advantage of...

Click It or Ticket and Save Lives

The potential for automated vehicles to help prevent crashes and save lives will soon be the norm. They promise a far safer future on...

SPOT127 KJZZ’s Teen Summer Boot Camp Program

KJZZ’s SPOT127 Teen Summer Boot Camp Teaches Digital Storytelling Skills   SPOT 127's summer boot camps offer high school students in the metro Phoenix area...

Queen Creek Unified Offers Year-round Youth Athletic Program

The Queen Creek Unified School District Youth Athletic Program (YAP) is a district initiative that provides year-round sports camps and clinics for students in...

Madison Student To Compete in National Spelling Bee

Marcus Giorza’s love of words will come into play when the Madison No. 1 Middle School seventh-grader competes with 400-500 spellers from across the...

Flagstaff High Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

A local student has won a prestigious scholarship award. Zachary Philpot of Flagstaff High School was named as one of the winners of the 49th...

Flagstaff Students Take Home Big Honors

Many local students from the Flagstaff area were honored for their hard work and dedication last month. The 2018 Career and Technical Student Organizations competitions were...

Mesa High School Earns Accolades For Yearbook

A Mesa school is proudly celebrating their award-winning yearbook. Pinnacle is the yearbook for students and staff at Red Mountain High School. This year was...

Tempe Prep Senior Named Miss Phoenix Chinese

Beauty exists all around us, but it’s those who see the beauty in their dreams that can truly conquer the future. This is very...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   More than a dozen local businesses are...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   PHOENIX – More than a dozen local businesses...

Why Do People Struggle Financially? Take a look and Find...

Have you ever wondered why people struggle financially?  There are so many opinions and ideas around this topic.  Many blame the government, society and...

ASU Leadership Institute accepts applications

Ready to take your professional and personal leadership skills to a brand-new level? Apply to the ASU Leadership Institute Class of 2019, a special...

New Board Members Join Sunnyside Foundation

Several new board members will serve the southern Arizona community as part of the Sunnyside Unified School District's Foundation. Sunnyside recently revealed the addition of...

Facebook Community Boost Coming to Phoenix July 9-10

The 80 million small businesses on Facebook represent one of the largest communities of small businesses in the world. Facebook is building more technology...

Local efforts work to prevent drowning and spread awareness

By Hanna Plotnik, Hana Dement and Maia Ordonez   As the summer approaches, it is more crucial than ever for children to know how to swim...

Tempe Prep: Small School, Big Sports Participation

I get the question all the time from kids at other schools: “Why would you choose to go to Tempe Prep?” The combination of...

Cadence Community Champion: Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick MCCCD

Each month, Cadence at Gateway recognizes Arizona leaders working to improve the East Valley region in the business, education, government, non-profit and our faith...

Tempe Prep Baseball Racking Up Impressive Wins

There are many different theories and ideas to what makes a team great. Is it strategy, is it teamwork, is it play­ing with a...
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VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

Tempe Prep Girls Track Take 1st Place at Invitational

When asked about his favorite part of track, George Michael Sarsar, better known as Smiley, responded, “Run­ning!” As typically pithy as his answer was,...

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame event for C-suite and technology...

Phoenix-area C-suite professionals, executive decision makers, and key stakeholders are invited to gain actionable advice for business technology innovation from seasoned business mentors and...

Walkout information and options for Kid Zone, city community centers and...

The City of Tempe is working diligently to provide options for parents during this week’s walkout. Below is a list of day camps and...

QCUSD Students Shine at Special Olympics Competition

Recently, 14 Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) students took part in the Special Olympics Track and Field Competition at Basha High School in...

College Connect workshop for adult learners on May 5: Resources to...

Ready to get that college degree or certification? College Connect is hosting its first ever workshop for adult learners to connect them to resources...

Open Letter from Christine Bush regarding the closing of all Tempe...

April 24, 2018 Good morning TD3 Parent and Guardians, I am writing to update you and to inform you that all Tempe Elementary Schools will be...

Free Art Friday on April 27: All about the earth.

Create your own butterflies, pet rocks and get some lessons from The Lorax at this week’s Free Art Friday.  Free Art Friday is a...

GLSEN Phoenix partners with Give OUT Day, the only National LGBTQ...

GLSEN Phoenix, the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, will participate in Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ...

STEM Grant Takes Learning Outside the Classroom in Queen Creek

For students of all ages, having class outside on a day that is sunny and 75 is fun. Now teachers in the Queen Creek...

Queen Creek Unified Principal Discusses Education with Members of Congress

Local East Valley educator Denise Johnson, Principal of Newell Barney Middle School in the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), visited Washington, DC last...

800 Students Participate in Wildfire Management Academy

More than 800 students gathered in Prescott last month for the 16th annual Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy. Held at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,...

Marcia Fine at Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, April

Author Marcia Fine will speak and present a power-point presentation on her book Hidden Ones: A Veil of Memories, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19,...

Tempe Prep’s Teen Court helps kids get on the right path

Throughout your life, you do things or make decisions that you’re not proud of, and sometimes you have to own up to your mistakes....

Tempe Prep Robotics team sets sights on winning it all

Unlike sports teams that have games or tournaments every week, Tempe Prep’s robotics team only has two crowning events: the AZ FIRST Championship and...

Opinion – Is it Better to Rent or Own a Home?

Dollars & Sense There is one Personal Finance question that comes up all the time… “IS IT CHEAPER TO RENT THAN TO OWN A HOME?”       The...

MUSD Continues Discussion About Thornydale

Parents, students and staff at Marana Unified School District are awaiting a possible decision on the future of one of their schools. Thornydale Elementary School...

Teen Life: An Ode to Corona Science Teacher Mike Trimble

Mike Trimble is a high school biology teacher at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe but he's way overqualified for the job. He...

Arts in the Parks pilot program brings art and music festivals...

The arts are a foundation in Tempe. They spark creativity and imagination. They help build a sense of community, creating shared experiences for people...

“Books and Braids” Salon at Hudson Elementary Makes Little Girls Feel...

Every Wednesday morning before the first bell rings at Hudson Elementary, the corner of Sarah Shipe’s first-grade classroom is transformed into “Books and Braids”...

Police Presence Increases at Glendale Schools

Officials are taking school safety and security very seriously in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale.  The city made an announcement Friday, sharing that effective immediately, every...

Prescott Valley School Increases Police Presence

The campus has security doors, self-locking push bar exit doors and locked gates. Yet even with all these features,  officials have chosen to add an...
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VIDEO: Valley Leadership Seeking Applicants for 2018-2019 Programs

Valley Leadership, Arizona’s premier leadership organization, is now accepting applications for its flagship Valley Leadership Institute (VLI) Class 40 and Valley Leadership Accelerate (VLA)...

Need Help Passing Your Arizona Private Process Servers Licensing Test?

"I'm going to be a process server!" It's so exciting to decide on a new career or an addition to things you are already doing...

Fundraiser to Benefit Queen Creek High School Bands

Save the date! Queen Creek High School band booster parents are hosting a fun, family event to raise money for Queen Creek Bulldog Bands.  ‘Cruising...

Free College Connect workshop on Saturday, April 7: Topics include summer...

College Connect is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, April 7 that will focus on high school transition for eighth graders and a summer...

Local author Dusti Bowling to mentor aspiring writers at library workshops

Hone your writing skills this spring with the Tempe Public Library's Writer in Residence program, which runs through the end of April. Scottsdale-born author Dusti...

ASU to host Founders’ Day 2018

The Arizona State University Alumni Association will honor alumni, faculty and alumni supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, set for 6 p.m.,...

Queen Creek Unified Honored for Adult Education Program

The Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning  (AALL), the state’s adult literacy association, is pleased to announce that Queen Creek Unified School District(QCUSD) and one of its Adult...

Adults 50+ needed to tutor elementary students in reading: Info session...

Adults ages 50 and older who would like to tutor young students, and can commit to a full school year, can learn more about...

Student Arrested Again for Making Threats

A local student has been arrested for a second time after making threats toward his school. Bradshaw Mountain Middle School expelled a 14-year-old last week...

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Accepts Local Holocaust Survivor Interview

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has accepted an interview conducted by Sun Sounds’ volunteer Judy Bartelstone with child Holocaust survivor, Dr. Michael Markson, for their archives. Dr. Markson’s...

Student Faces Charges After Social Media Threat

Two separate incidents at the end of the school week led to police investigations. A student from Mountain View High School in Marana will face...

Tempe Public Library To Host Digital Bookmobile on March 14, 15:...

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Tempe. Spreading reading happiness to communities across the nation, this unique traveling exhibit is...

Tempe Prep 6th Graders Perform Shakespeare

Being a member of Tempe Prep’s Speech and Debate team for four years has taught me two things: 1) Your voice is a huge...

Tempe Prep Senior Excels in Equestrian World

Our futures can change in unpredictable ways. But, sometimes it’s the simple, unexpected things that can change our lives forever. This is very much...

STEAM City returns at “Luke Days” with Kadima.Ventures

Calling all entrepreneurs, innovators, the next “big idea” project generators and families all over the Valley! Chandler-based tech company, Kadima.Ventures is recreating their STEAM...

OPINION: Education Suffers When our Students Live with ‘Fear’ Due to...

By Dr. Lupita Ley Hightower, Superintendent, Tolleson Elementary School District   The UCLA Civil Rights Project recently presented the findings of a first-of-its-kind study during a...

School Shooting Threat Made Against Bradshaw Mountain High

In light of last month's school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, communities around the country have been urging schools and...

Queen Creek Unified School District Connects with the Community

On March 1, more than 90 people attended the 2nd Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) CAFÉ, a community and family engagement event. The...

Tempe Elementary Hosts Two School Groundbreaking Celebration Events!

Two years ago, Tempe Elementary School District was excited to announce that Frank and Nevitt Elementary would both be rebuilt thanks to Tempe voters...

Free College Connect workshop on Saturday, March 3: Career exploration and...

College Connect is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, March 3 where students and parents can learn about in-demand careers and paths to reach...
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