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...

#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....
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