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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Wrestling Team Racking Up Big Wins

By Clark Campbell Wrestling is one of the most physically demanding sports. Ever. The Tempe Prep wrestling program this year has taken on a completely...
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Great Hearts Academies Virtual Career Fair

Great Hearts Academies in Arizona is looking to hire 240 teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. The network of non-profit public charter academies is...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...
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Tempe Prep Presents 50+ Summer Programs for Students to Prepare for...

At Tempe Prep’s popular annual Summer Programs Information Night that will be held tonight, February 11 at 7 pm, all TPA parents and students...
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Tempe Prep Students Share Excitement for Summer Programs

By Sam CampbellSleep, eat, TV, repeat. Too often that is the daily schedule for a teen during the summer. We begin summer excited for...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...
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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer Bodow Tempe Preparatory Academy’s new Athletic Director, Mr. Doug Seagrave, is one of the most unique athletic directors Tempe Prep has had. In...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah Frazier Many Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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Tempe Prep Alum Makes Impact at Princeton

By Clara MoffittSome people go to Hawaii for the beaches. Others go for the hiking trails. Some people go to Hawaii to solve human...
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Tempe Prep Launches Alumni Magazine

Tempe Prep is excited to share our new alumni magazine prepared by current students, OPTIMA! Get updates on many of Tempe Prep's graduates and...
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Tempe Prep Accepting Applications

Tempe Prep is currently accepting applications for Fall 2021. 5th grade families who applied by December 15 will be included in the lottery for...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 10

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...
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Prop 208 Gives Teachers New Hope

  The passing of Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act, has been widely held as a victory by teachers statewide, especially at...
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Arizona High School Teachers Can Win $2,500 for Supplies in Effortless...

      (Arizona - Nov. 2020) RaiseMe, a college readiness and scholarship tool that helps high school students earn micro-scholarships for achievements as early as 9th grade is launching its educator challenge this month in Arizona.     “The Amazing...
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Noah Webster Schools Students Take Time to Honor Valley Veterans

In honor of Veterans’ Day, the staff and students at Noah Webster Schools took time out of their busy routine to honor the brave...
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Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition

Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition By Sam Campbell With all the school clubs and plans that Covid-19 has cancelled for students, Tempe Prep’s Chamber...
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Great Hearts Raises More Than $500,000 for Teacher Excellence Fund after...

PHOENIX – Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce that it raised over $500,000 to benefit their annual Teacher Excellence Fund, which provides bonus compensation for Great...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3

Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional...
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Technology Support for Students of Noah Webster Schools

As Noah Webster Schools prepared for the 2020-2021 school year, the decision was made to begin the year with all students participating in Distance...
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WashClub Phoenix to Celebrate Teachers with Giveaway

On-demand, mobile laundry service wants to help a hard-working Arizona teacher this September with one less thing to worry about PHOENIX – Adapting to a...
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Fulton Homes Reimagines its School Salute Program for 2020-2021 School Year

Homebuilder is keeping kids interested in music studies by giving solo students the opportunity for an on-air feature TEMPE, Ariz. – Even though most schools...

Autistic Students Return to School to Find Updated Tech, Revamped Campus...

Students and families at The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies, located in Glendale, Ariz., experienced a welcome surprise when they returned to campus last...
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Tempe Prep Breaks Ground on New Fine Arts and Sciences Building

This week marked a significant milestone in the history of Tempe Preparatory Academy as it held a groundbreaking ceremony initiating construction of a 20,000...

Help Save Crossroads Preschool!

Help Save Crossroads! 💜We are humbly reaching out to our community for support during these unprecedented times. Due to COVID-19, our school was forced...

MCC Child Development Lab excels in online learning environment

The Mesa Community College Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab (CDL) sets a new standard in virtual early childhood teaching and learning.The lab school...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

Queen Creek Unified School District Names New Athletic Director for Queen...

QUEEN CREEK, AZ— Dr. Perry Berry, Superintendent of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), and the QCUSD Governing Board have named Renee Regoli...

Video: Unstoppable Adonis, the Story of a Real-life Superhero

Meet the Inspiration Behind Unstoppable Adonis, Marvel's first Braille Comic Book. Valley celebrity Adonis Watt became a media sensation by wowing football fans in 2019...

Power 98.3, to Host a Radiothon Fundraiser Benefitting Boys & Girls...

PHOENIX, AZ – Power 98.3, 96.1 and The Dana Cortez Show presents Power of A Dollar benefitting The Boys & Girls Clubs of The...

New, accelerated elementary school opening in Queen Creek

The Queen Creek Unified School District is opening its eighth elementary school ahead of the 2020-2021 school year. Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary will serve...

As Workplaces Begin to Reopen Across the Country, the Demand for...

As millions of businesses across the U.S. prepare to re-open to both employees and the public, workplace cleanliness and disinfection is top-of-mind among corporate...

The Reverse Parade at Noah Webster Schools was Just What Their...

At 3:00 pm on March 6th, the 1,400 students of Noah Webster Schools walked out of their classrooms excited for Spring Break vacation.  Little...

Tempe Prep Alum Begins General Surgery Residency in New York

By Maya KostovThrough the midst of these tough and trying times, we need to give our sincerest thanks to all of the medical professionals...

Tempe Prep Junior Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

By Hannah Frazier They do so much more than sell delicious cookies. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award Girl Scouts can earn...

Rio Salado College President Kate Smith Named Aspen Institute Fellow

 The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Rio Salado College Interim President Kate Smith is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen...

Yatin Dua Named Executive Director of Westside Head Start Program

Yatin Dua has been named Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Service’s Westside Head Start program, which provides comprehensive, early and continuous year-round childhood education.            Dua...

Tempe Prep Students Begin Online Classes with Enthusiasm

Tempe Preparatory Academy faculty and students in grades 6-12 began online classes this week with gusto! Each curricular class at Tempe Prep began officially...

Tempe Prep Robotics Wins Big at ASU BattleBots Competition

By Maya Kostov Do you know how ASU’s slogan is “#1 in Innovation”? Well Tempe Prep‘s High School Robotics team is soon going to give...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 18

Ready to get outside to enjoy the warmer weather? Need to make those summer break camp plans for the kids? Or maybe you still...

Community invited to exhibit at Geeks Night Out on March 18

The City of Tempe invites businesses, organizations and schools with a STEAM focus to participate in the 9th annual Geeks Night Out, presented by...

Tempe Prep High School Open House Tonight! Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Subway Kids & Sports Surprises Two Lucky Students at Ironwood Elementary...

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

Summer programs, jobs, social media management are the focus of College...

Learn about summer college programs, job opportunities, and find out how your student can manage his/her social media presence for professional success. College Connect...

Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full...

TOP EAST VALLEY SPELLERS TO COMPETE IN REGIONAL SPELLING BEES

 Ninety elementary school children competed in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert spelling bees in January, vying for the chance to represent their districts...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night on Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Tempe Prep’s Math Club Makes Computing Fun

By Clara Moffitt “Math is fun.” Though it sounds like a phrase you might sniffle out through muffled tears at 12:38 a.m. the morning...

2020-2021 Enrollment to attend Noah Webster Schools is in full swing

It’s hard to believe enrollment for the next school year is already upon us.  Whether you are a parent looking for a school for...

Tempe Prep Students Named Semifinalists for U.S. State Department Scholarships to...

By Hannah Frazier How would you like to travel to a unique country over summer for free? The National Security Language Initiative for Youth is...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Honing Skills Under New Head Coach

By Annie GoodykoontzThe Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights Basketball team has a new coach this season.Coach Antonio McClary took over this year. This is his...

Wanted: Food Service Workers & Cooks

Apply online at www.tempeunion.orgThe Tempe Union Food and Nutrition Department is looking for passionate, dedicated, fun loving applicants to fill current job openings throughout the...

Tempe Prep Sisters at Stanford and Berkeley

By Clara MoffittStanford vs. UC Berkeley: a rivalry that exists in the Bay, on the field and, for two Tempe Prep graduates, in the...

Submissions now being taken for Tempe Writing Contest

Tempe Public Library's Tempe Writing Contest is back in 2020 and submissions are now being taken. Submit your short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, as...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...

Enrollment kick-off set for January 23 in the Queen Creek Unified...

Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year is right around the corner at Queen Creek Unified School District. Families new to the Queen Creek area are...

Make a tax credit donation, help Queen Creek schools

The State of Arizona Extracurricular Activities Tax Credit Donation offers a way for QCUSD schools to raise additional money that directly impacts student education...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Tempe Prep Juniors Earn Scholarship to Tour Washington DC

By Clara MoffittPicture this: giant marble steps, magnificent domes, too many statues to count, and the Declaration of Independence. No, not the replica stapled...

Tempe Prep’s Summer of Leadership Service (SOLS) Inspires Community Involvement

By Grace Newman Here’s how to stand out and shine in your community: be a part of Tempe Prep’s hot new student-run community service program,...

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...
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