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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Queen Creek High School Students Earn Top Honors at DECA Conference

College and career readiness for high school students is more important now than ever before. With so much competition, students need to start preparing...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...

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...

Corona Cross-Country Captain Leads Both On and Off the Team

Cross-country favorite Riley Wright doesn’t just run the course. She helps run the team. The Corona del Sol High School junior knew she wanted to...
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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’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...

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...

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....
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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...

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....

Local Students Participate in This Week’s “Tempe Empty Bowls” Fundraiser

This week is Tempe Empty Bowls, an annual event to raise funds to benefit feeding programs of Tempe Community Action Agency and United Food...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Two Local Brands Team Up to Thank Arizona Teachers

After a school year that has been anything but a fairytale for most educators, two Arizona-based brands are teaming up to offer a sweet...

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...

New ASU Partnership Inspires Students to Teach

It's no secret the teacher shortage in Arizona is growing. In fact, the Arizona Department of Education recently formed a taskforce to find solutions to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...
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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...

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...

Tempe Youth Leadership now accepting applications

Applications are now open for Tempe Youth Leadership Class XVIII, and all Tempe high school sophomores and juniors are invited to apply. Tempe Youth Leadership...
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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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...
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