Tempe Prep Middle School Improv Club’s a Laugh-A-Minute

By Borislava PanayotovaLaughter is the best medicine, and the Tempe Prep Middle School Improv Club’s first-ever performance definitely cured me of any illness. On...

LGBT students face scrunity throughout Arizona

Arizona public schools are still undecided on whether sexual education should be taught as a class. Arizona has always had many historical issues within...

Record 24 Tempe Prep Swimmers Qualified for State Championship Meet

By Grace NewmanAnd that’s a wrap! With one of the biggest high school swim teams Tempe Prep has ever seen, this season was nothing...

Tempe Prep Football Seniors Strong Leaders for Younger Players

By Spencer Bodow Some things just aren’t meant to last: watermelon, a clean room, good weather, or a weekend to name a few. But more...

Strong Tempe Prep Runners Lead a Successful Cross Country Season

By Cameron Hill You’re sweating profusely. Every muscle in your body is sore. You’re extremely tired but you just have to keep running and think...

Construction Completes on Updated Campo Bello Elementary School Campus

Construction Completes on Updated Campo Bello Elementary School Campus PV Schools celebrates renovated campus with dedication event PHOENIX (Nov. 20, 2019) ― McCarthy Building Companies recently completed...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Sponsors Youth Town Hall

Photo caption: Black Student Union (BSU) organizations from Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) attended South Mountain W.O.R.K.S. Coalition’s annual Youth Town Hall....

Tempe Prep 6th Graders Benefit with National Honor Society Mentors

By Taylor ConleyOn a cool Friday morning in September, sixth, eleventh, and twelfth graders bustle around Tempe Prep's Student Union with light chatter and...

Tempe Prep Middle School Information Night on Thursday, November 21

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

ADE partners with March for Our Lives Arizona to create a...

The Arizona Department of Education initiated its School Safety Task Force on September 12, as an effort to focus on the betterment of mental...

Desert Cove Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization Raises Funds for Education

(PHOENIX – Nov. 4, 2019) – The Parent Teacher Organization at Desert Cove Elementary School hosted a dine in night at the PDQ...

Queen Creek Unified Students & Staff Honor Veterans

There are around 21 million veterans in the United States; 522,188 live in Arizona, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. To...

Subway Kids and Sports Surprises Two Lucky Students at Desert Cove...

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

Tempe Prep Students Tour East Coast Colleges in Five States

By Maya Kostov and Clara Moffitt 21 students, 16 colleges, 5 states, 5 days. These stats seem hard to believe. So many universities in so...

Tempe Prep Homecoming Features Fun and Sweet Taste of Victory

By Hayden SampsonLast week was probably one of the most chaotic and jam-packed weeks of the whole school year at Tempe Preparatory Academy. It...

Children First Foundation Raises $250,000 for Education

On Oct. 19, the Driving Children to Success gala welcomed 300 guests to the Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale for cocktails and...

School Cleanliness, Student Performance: Two-Thirds of Parents Concerned About School Germs

There’s an excitement in the air this time of year as thousands of children around the country head back to school. They...

MAC Family Farm Day Set for November 23

Mark your calendars for MAC Family Farm Day on Saturday, November 23! This is a fantastic FREE family event in Pinal County for people of...

College Connect workshop and college fair on Sept. 28

College Connect is hosting a workshop and college fair on Saturday, Sept. 28 to introduce all the resources that College Connect has to offer....
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Queen Creek Unified School District is on a mission to ensure...

The mission of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) is to empower each student to achieve excellence in all pursuits and lead with...

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month with Woody, Buzz and Bo Peep

This September Tempe Public Library is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind...
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VIDEO: Esports Leagues Comes To Kyrene School District

Esports is coming to the East Valley. Bravous Esports will be hosting an esports league at Aprende Middle School starting in mid-­‐‑September. This is open...

Assistance League receives $20K donation to clothe schoolkids

THUNDERBIRD CHARITIES AWARDS $20,000 TO ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF EAST VALLEY Thunderbirds Charities has announced an award of $20,000 to Assistance League of East Valley for...

Welcoming music, conversation and Tempe City Council to the museum this...

Noticing some new activity at the museum? The Tempe City Council Chambers have been temporarily relocated to the museum’s ??? room while their downtown...

International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. Raises $11,000 in Annual Backpack Drive

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) held its annual Fill-A-Backpack Drive during the month of July to raise funds and donate school supplies to...

Western Wealth Capital Supports 3,000 Local Children

WESTERN WEALTH CAPITAL SUPPORTS 3,000 LOCAL CHILDREN From shopping for school supplies to stuffing backpacks, Western Wealth Capital recently helped 3,000 children in need with its...
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VIDEO: Boys & Girls Clubs Launch New ‘Whatever It Takes’ Campaign

TODAY, August 6th, the Boys & Girls Clubs is launching their new 'Whatever It Takes' campaign.In support of Great Futures 2025, the Boys...

Great Hearts Students Win Big at Speech and Debate Competition

Great Hearts Academies was well-represented at the 2019 National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Championship Tournament in Dallas, Texas this past June. The event...
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AZTV Channel 7 is STUFFING THE BUS this Friday July 26th!

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 4th annual AZTV CHANNEL 7 STUFF THE BUS Back to School Drive presented by Liberty GMC. JOIN US THIS...

New Year, New School: Frank Elementary Opens Doors to New Building

Another new school year is right around the corner, and students at Frank Elementary School will be welcomed back to a brand-new building.  Frank Elementary...
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Help AZTV Channel 7 STUFF THE BUS!

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 4th annual AZTV CHANNEL 7 STUFF THE BUS Back to School Drive presented by Liberty GMC. Join us...

OpenWorks Appoints Liz Caracciolo as Chief Operating Officer

  OpenWorks, a leading national facility services and commercial cleaning franchise operator, has appointed Liz Caracciolo as its Chief Operating Officer. Caracciolo...

FOOD CITY HOLDS ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIRS

  Food City will hold two Back-to-School Fairs in Arizona -- one in Phoenix and another in Tucson -- on Saturday, July 13, to give​...

South Mountain Community College Partners to Prepare Phoenix Youth to Become...

PHOENIX, AZ – South Mountain Community College (SMCC), in collaboration with the City of Phoenix - 2019 Jerome E. Miller (JEM) Summer Leadership Academy,...

Tempe Prep Junior Publishes First Fantasy Book—Working on Sequel

By Jacqueline RischWe might think of authors as being adults who studied writing in college, or old Greek men who wrote inquisitive books about...

Tempe Prep’s Spring Musical is a Smash Hit

By Samuel GoodykoontzIt is no “secret” that this year’s Tempe Prep musical, The Secret Garden, was a huge hit. You already know what happened...

Great Hearts AD Receives Prestigious Honor

Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Duane Ediger, athletic director (AD) at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA), was voted AD of the Year...

Tempe Prep Seniors Choose College Fits Across the U.S.

 By Clara Moffitt Decisions, decisions, decisions. Every day we have to make decisions, and some pretty challenging ones too: Should I eat breakfast or...

Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off in June

Avoid the “summer slide” and keep the whole family connected with Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which kicks off Saturday, June 1. This...

Tempe Prep Middle School Track Team Brimming with Talent

By Theresa O’Connor The Tempe Prep middle school track and field team is in the middle of their season after a great start!  This year...

Tempe Prep Middle Schooler Takes 1st Place in Jiu Jitsu Competition

By Sanjana ThimmidiCan you guess what one Tempe Prep middle schooler does in her free time? Well, eighth grader Kailee Levitch learns jiu jitsu...

Tempe Prep Seniors Bond on Senior Trip to Washington D.C.

By Sarah GoodykoontzWhat a year for Tempe Prep seniors: with applying to colleges, preparing for Senior Scenes, writing a 4500-5500-word paper and preparing to...

Best-selling author to offer free workshops at Tempe Public Library

Tempe Public Library’s Writer in Residence program continues this summer with a series of workshops and consultation from best-selling author, Betty Webb.Webb is the...

April is Month of the Military Child: PurpleUp! with Boys &...

The entire month of April is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Month of the Military Child and Thursday, April 25th is PurpleUp! A...

Music Under the Stars at Diablo Stadium on April 26

Tempe’s Music Under the Stars celebration is moving to Diablo Stadium this year! On Friday, April 26, enjoy outdoor performances by a variety of...

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...
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