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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Cadence at Gateway Open Doors For High School Students

  An in-depth initiative that Harvard Investments developed in partnership with East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) – Cadence Builds – enabled 100 high school...
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Volunteers Needed for Madison Schools Events

Registration now open for projects at Madison Schools on Sept. 30 School Connect helps build partnerships by engaging the faith community and collaborating with community...

Arredondo Raises Over $2K to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Arredondo Elementary proves yet again that having a big heart can go a long way. Each year, the teachers enrich their classrooms by teaching...

25 Tempe Union Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

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...

The Problem: Arizona’s Latino Achievement Gap

Latinos are becoming the fastest growing population group in Arizona, yet the significant Latino student achievement gap from other students remains. James Garcia, Director of...
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Community Invited to Kick-off Health & Wellness Program at Queen Creek...

Queen Creek High School (QCHS) recognizes substance abuse prevention education is critical. For this reason, a new High School Health and Wellness Program is...

Arizona Cardinals Player Reads to Holdeman Elementary Students

September 12, 2017 was a special day for Holdeman Elementary. Why? Arizona Cardinal Quarterback Drew Stanton stopped by with his funny, energetic, feathered friend...
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Queen Creek Middle School Hosting Veterans Day Banquet, Help Requested

 Queen Creek Middle School (QCMS) is hosting its second annual Veterans Day Banquet (VDB) on Thursday, November 9, and is seeking assistance from the...

Tempe Prep Junior Named Arizona High School Volleyball Player of the...

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep Junior Mary Shroll for being named the MaxPreps Arizona High School Player of the Week by the American Volleyball...

Six Tips to Pick the Best Kindergarten for your Child

Madison School District will be hosting their annual Discover Madison Tour on Thursday, November 9, 2017, for families interested in learning more about the...

Tempe Union Selects Dr. Kevin Mendivil as New Superintendent

On September 14, The Tempe Union High School District Governing Board voted to select Dr. Kevin Mendivil as the district's new superintendent, pending contract...

Tempe Prep Seniors Receive National Merit Recognition

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep's 10 seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores.Over 20% of Tempe Prep’s senior class...

43 Tuscon Seniors On Merit Scholar List

The National Metrit Scholar program has been one of the more prestigious programs in the country which provides scholarship money to America's best and...
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Corona Senior Nominated for Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Award

Senior Catie Schwartzmann has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Award for her SPOT127 story about "Geek's Night Out."  Geeks night out took place...

Tempe Prep students get taste of governing at Boys State and...

While most kids were at home binge-watching Netflix this summer, some of our juniors spent a week learning about city, county, and state government...

College Connect Workshop and College Fair on Sept. 16

College Connect is hosting a workshop and college fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 that will focus on communication skills, marketing yourself to colleges and...
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Video: Avondale Elementary Launches Mobile STEAM Lab Project

The Avondale Elementary School District will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to introduce its brand new and truly one of a kind Mobile STEAM...

Community Leaders Come Together to Help Queen Creek Schools

On Friday, September 08, 2017, the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) hosted a CAFE for community members passionate about making a difference in...

Kyrene to Celebrate National Arts in Education Week

The Kyrene School District will celebrate National Arts in Education Week, September 10-16, with a presentation at the Tuesday, September 12 Governing Board Meeting....

Mail-In Ballots for CUSD Override Election Will Be Mailed Oct. 11

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Sept. 5, 2017): Ballots for the upcoming override election to allow the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) to maintain the current 15...

Mail-In Ballots for CUSD Override Election Will Be Mailed Oct. 11

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Sept. 5, 2017): Ballots for the upcoming override election to allow the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) to maintain the current 15...

New school year brings new programs and classes to Queen Creek...

The Queen Creek Unified School District is proud to offer a variety of new classes and programs at Queen Creek High School. Starting in...

Queen Creek Unified School District wins ‘Certificate of Excellence’ award

The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded Queen Creek Unified School District No. 95 its Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting...
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ASU Gammage Hosts High School Musical Theater Awards

Chiffon dresses, crisp bowties and red carpet glamour worthy of the Tony Awards decorated ASU Gammage as high school thespians from around the Valley...

Queen Creek High School students past and present achieve FFA success

Queen Creek High School FFA member Bailey Roden recently won the Arizona FFA State Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. The event was held...

Desert Vista Chooses Varsity Baseball and Girls’ Basketball Coaches

Desert Vista High School is recommending that Cody Brassfield be approved by the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board as the school’s 2017-18...

Education Valued by Students of All Ages

The students of the Adult Education Program in the Queen Creek Unified School District understand the value of being an educated member of the...

Tempe Union Class of 2017 Accomplishments by School (Video)

The seven high schools that comprise the Tempe Union High School District hosted graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 for...

40 TUHSD High School Students Earn Degree from Rio Salado College

A record 93 high school students are on track to graduate from Rio Salado College this month, earning associate degrees before their high school...

Desert Vista Names Girls Head Cross Country Coach

Desert Vista High School is recommending that Doug Christofis be approved by the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board as head girls cross...

Addressing Diversity in Tempe Union

Dr. Cliff Moon considers his first nine months in Tempe Union’s newly created role of Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator part of what he calls...

World-renowned Violinist to Perform with MdN Chamber Orchestra

In its final concert of the school year, the Marcos de Niza Chamber Orchestra is excited to be joined by a special guest -...

Desert Vista Earns Second A+ School of Excellence™ Award

For the second time, Desert Vista High School has earned the A+ School of Excellence™ Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation*. This comprehensive school...

Tempe Union Offers Summer Education Academy – 2017

Tempe Union High School District’s Summer Education Academy, aimed at helping students in the District recover and/or gain credits toward graduation while engaging students...

Community Salutes Event Honors 56 Tempeans Enlisting in Military

The community is invited to a sendoff salute to 56 Tempeans on Monday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at the Tempe Center for the...

Queen Creek Students Take Home Gold, Silver and Bronze in State...

Medical Terminology, Health Education, and Speaking Skills; just three areas of competition for middle school students in the Queen Creek Unified School District. The...

QCUSD students become Special Olympics athletes!

On April 6, Queen Creek Middle School Special Education teacher Meredith Alaniz invited Special Olympics Arizona to bring their Unified Fan Activation truck to...

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...

Queen Creek Unified Honored for Public Relations

Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) has won six awards from the Arizona School Public Relations Association (ASPRA) and was honored at the Superintendents'...

Marcos de Niza Best Buddies Wins Best Chapter in Arizona

The Marcos de Niza Best Buddies chapter was recently named 2017's Most Amazing Chapter in Arizona. According to Best Buddies Arizona, the club at Marcos is...

Make the Little Mermaid A “Part of Your World”

Newell Barney Middle School presents - Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. The 60-minute...
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