Registration for summer classes and programs begins April 22

Summer camps, pool time and triple digit heat. It’s all right around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning the...

Queen Creek Students on path to become Family Community Career Leaders...

By: Rachel FisherRecently, five Queen Creek High School (QCHS) students competed at the Family Community Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) state conference.            Bryan Incardone...

Tempe Prep Students Travel Abroad with Tempe Sister Sities

By Jacqueline RischExperiencing new cultures, tasting new foods, and meeting new people – ah, traveling! What’s not to love? Traveling exposes you to a...

College Connect hosting summer job fair for teens on April 13

Meet potential employers at College Connect’s April workshop, which will feature a summer job fair with dozens of businesses that are hiring. There will...

Queen Creek Unified School District Middle School Bands Achieve Superior with...

Newell Barney and Queen Creek Middle Schools, the two middle schools of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), scored Superior with Distinction ratings...

New Arizona Company Expands Opportunities for New Generation of Well-Rounded...

Scott Novis, Founder, and CEO of Bravous Youth Esports, is an engineer by trade but a sports lover by heart, which lead him to...

Tempe community centers hiring for several summer positions

Know a student who wants a great summer gig? Tempe’s community centers are hiring for several positions, ranging from lifeguards to coaches to concessions...
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Geeks Night Out STEAM festival returns on March 20

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 8th annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

Tempe Public Library is Tapped as Finalist for 2019 National Medal...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11th, 2019)  – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that Arizona’s Tempe Public Library is among the 30 finalists...

KID CHEF FROM SCOTTSDALE WINS HEALTHY COOKING CONTEST

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) just announced the grand-prize winner of its 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. David Hummert, a 9-year-old...

Queen Creek Unified School District Student Named State Competition Semifinalist by...

Queen Creek Middle School 7th-grader, Matthew Dillon has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of 100 semifinalists eligible to...

Tempe Experience Corps seeks volunteers for young readers

Make a difference in a child’s life and consider volunteering for AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a program in the City of Tempe that matches...

Tempe Public Library closed on March 7 for staff training

Tempe Public Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, March 7 so the team can take part in Staff Training Day. The...

College Connect February Update

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by discovering the college and career you or your student loves! what College Connect is offering this month. Learn more at...

Mentoring Matters: TD3 Purchasing Department Mentors Students in Math, Career Explorations

The Tempe Elementary School District Purchasing Department is taking on an extra task some may consider daunting – bringing math to life for students.For...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...
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VIDEO – Brazilian Cultural Experience Available in Tempe

Arizona Homestay along with Global Launch is proud to welcome a group of Professors from various cities in Brazil to Arizona this February 9-16th....

Free College Connect workshop on Feb. 2: Career preparation, technical careers

College Connect is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2 that will cover everything students and parents need to know about career readiness and...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Unleash your superpowers at Tempe Public Library’s FanCon

Grab your capes, costumes and unleash your superpowers at the Tempe Public Library’s FanCon on Saturday, Jan. 26. Fans of Marvel, DC, Star Wars,...

Tempe Prep Girls Soccer Gaining Traction

By Hayden Sampson“I remember having barely enough play­ers my freshman year to have a team,” says Tempe Prep’s Varsity Girls Soccer team’s senior captain,...

Tempe Prep’s H.O.P.E. Crew Honors Differences Among Students

By Sarah GoodykoontzH.O.P.E. Crew is a club at Tempe Preparatory Academy that is dedicated to helping in the community through acceptance, service, and, well,...

Phoenix IDA Makes Investment in the Future Supporting Early Language, Literacy...

  Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant by the Phoenix IDA to support several...

College Connect January Update

The holidays are over and college discussions are kicking back into high gear as the second half of the school year is underway. Get...

9th Annual Kids’ Healthy Cooking Contest Now Open

It’s that time of year again—time to make New Year’s resolutions. This year, why not resolve to get kids in the kitchen to cook...

Tempe Prep Students Explore East Coast Colleges and Historical Sites

By Jacqueline RischFrom the Big Apple to the famous Ivy Leagues, Tempe Prep covered it all! Over fall break, juniors and seniors had the...

Tempe Prep Sophomore learns life lessons earning Taekwondo Black Belt

Respect. Honor. Discipline. All are skills Tempe Prep sophomore Sierra Smith has learned from the past nine years of taking Taekwondo. Starting at age...

Tempe Prep’s Academic Field Day Mixes Grades 6-12 in Spirited Team...

By Grace Newman“Krypto!” Welcome to the wonderful world of Academic Field Day at Tempe Prep! Dress up with your team’s Disney movie and show...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Small farmers team up to benefit schools

An hour before school lets out at Cocopah Middle School in Scottsdale, a steady but slow stream of drivers pull into the parking lot...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

South Mountain WORKS Coalition, South Mountain High School Student Government ...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 22, 2018) – – South Mountain WORKS Coalition and South Mountain High School’s Student Government hosted their 9th annual Youth...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tempe Elementary Receives Nationwide Grant to Serve Healthy School Meals to...

Media Contact:Life Time: Riley McLaughlin / 952.229.7776 / rmclaughlin@lt.life.comTempe Elementary School District: Gabrielle Olson / 480-730-7195 / gabrielle.olson@tempeschools.org Funding from the Life Time Foundation supports...

“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”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Queen Creek High School Agriculture Students Inspire Young Farmers

On Friday, February 23, more than 100 second graders from Gateway Polytechnic Academy (GPA) took a field trip to the Queen Creek High School...

Geeks Night Out returns to Tempe on March 1

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 7th Annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

Tempe Public Library will be closed on Thursday, March 8

On Thursday, March 8, the Tempe Public Library will be closed for a Staff Training Day. The library will reopen on Friday, March 9...

Corona Students Donate Over 1,000 Books to Mountain Park Health Center

Student Council leaders from Corona del Sol High School in Tempe recently donated over 1,000 children's books to Mountain Park Health Center to benefit their Reach...
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