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...

Tempe teens discuss social challenges at Town Hall on Feb. 15

More than 100 youth and community leaders will exchange ideas and propose solutions for social challenges facing young people at Tempe’s 38th Annual Youth...

STUDENTS WIN TEMPE DISTRICT SPELLING BEE

  Five children from the Tempe Elementary School District won trophies and prizes at the district spelling bee on Jan. 24 at the...

Lifeguards ages 15 and up needed for Tempe aquatics programs

The City of Tempe is looking for motivated teenagers ages 15 and up who are interested in becoming lifeguards. The city’s American Red Cross...

Fees College Preparatory Middle School to Host Safer Internet Event

Fees College Preparatory Middle School in Tempe, received $1,000 from National PTA to host a Safer Internet Day Satellite Event Feb. 6, 2018. Safer Internet Day...

Tempe History Museum Commemorates Black History Month with Music, Authors and...

The Tempe History Museum is honored to present a series of musical performances and thoughtful discussions to commemorate Black History Month. Celebrate the African...

Tempe Prep Volleyball finishes 3rd in State

Great memories live on from the fall sports season. Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights volley­ball team entered into the state tournament ranked 30th. They finished...

Free College Connect Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 3: Topics Include Financial...

College Connect is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, Feb. 3 that will focus on financial aid, scholarships and the FAFSA process. Parents and...

Community Invited to Exhibit at Geeks Night Out on March 1:...

The City of Tempe invites businesses, organizations and schools with a STEAM focus to participate in the 7th annual Geeks Night Out, presented by...

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 Middle School Orientation Nights Coming Soon!

Fifth-grade parents! Learn more about Tempe middle schools at our Parent Orientation Nights. These events are the perfect opportunity for you and your child...

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...

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...

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 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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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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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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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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Madison Schools Open Enrollment Begins December 1

Eight Award-Winning Schools Will Begin Accepting Applications for Enrollment On December 1, Madison Elementary School District will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2018-2019...
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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...

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...

Arizona State Marching Band Championship Coming to Tempe

More than 30 high school marching bands from around the state of Arizona will converge on Sun Devil Stadium this coming Saturday, hoping to...

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...

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...

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...

Highland High Recognized for Most Blood Donations

When it comes to blood donations in Arizona, teens rule, and when it comes to most high school blood donations, Highland High School continues...
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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...

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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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...

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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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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Scales Students Dance Under the Stars in Ballet AZ Performance!

Ballet Arizona recently hosted their annual Ballet Under the Stars event at Tempe Center for the Arts Amphitheater. This free event attracted people from...
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Carminati Receives a Helping Hand from Kiwanis Club of Tempe

Kiwanis Club of Tempe (KCOT), an affiliate of Kiwanis International, has been lending help to children around the City of Tempe and specifically Tempe...
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250 Pairs of New Shoes Donated to Frank Elementary Thanks to...

When Kathleen Esquibel toured Frank Elementary School for a business development visit, she couldn’t help but notice that many students were walking around with...
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Hudson Elementary Students Learn a Lesson in Energy Conservation from SRP

On September 27, two fifth-grade classes at Hudson Elementary learned a real life STEM lesson from SRP about energy usage and conservation that could...
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PBL Spotlight: Fuller Second-Graders Design School Campus Maps

Visitors at Fuller Elementary School certainly won’t have trouble finding their way around campus thanks to Jessica Foster’s second-grade class! These second-graders created their...
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Blessings in a Backpack Donation Brings Smiles to Thew Elementary Kids

On September 28, Thew Elementary’s gymnasium erupted with cheers and smiles as students realized that their early morning assembly was actually a large community...
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Online Funding Helps New Classroom Seating Become a Reality at Rover...

Last week, ABC News 15 Reporter Nohelani Graf paid a visit to Rover Elementary to support and bring awareness to a fundraiser for some...
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Ward Traditional Academy Reading Buddies Do More Than Read Together

Five years ago two teachers who happen to be sisters, Ashley and Erica Smeltzer, started the Reading Buddy Program at Ward Traditional Academy. They...
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QCUSD Joins National Adult Education Campaign

The Queen Creek Unified School District Adult Education Program joins the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning (AALL) and more than 55,000 adult educators from...

Kyrene’s Nancy Dudenhoefer Moves from Kyrene to KJZZ/KBAQ

Nancy Dudenhoefer, Public Information Officer for Kyrene School District for the past ten years, has been recruited to a position heading up Development with KJZZ...

Kyrene School District Receives Dyslexia Preschool Pilot Program Grant

The Kyrene School District is proud to announce a groundbreaking public/private collaborative project to offer the first in-school Intervention for Preschoolers with Dyslexia. Through the...

Volunteers Needed for Mesa Lunchtime Mentoring Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters  is actively recruiting community members who live or work near Emerson Elementary School in Mesa to give two to four...
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Subway Kids & Sports Rides Into Desert View Elementary To Surprise...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project,...
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