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...

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...
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Crexendo Releases VIP Business Communications Platform

Crexendo VIP: Business Communications with 100% Uptime GuaranteeTempe-based Crexendo recently announced the planned acquisition of NetSapiens, who, according to Frost & Sullivan, is the...

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...

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...

Queen Creek Unified School District Announces Three New Board Members

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, three newly elected members of the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board took the Oath of Office. Jennifer...

Pearl Harbor Day – 24th Annual Massing of the Colors

The 24th Annual Massing of the Colors will be held on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7th at Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe....

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,...
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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...

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...
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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...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

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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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....
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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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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...

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...

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...

Small farmers team up to benefit schools

An hour before school lets out at Cocopah Middle School in Scottsdale, a steady but slow stream of drivers pull into the parking lot...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Cross-country: The Perfect Sport for Athletes on a Budget

If you’re looking to play a sport and not go broke, you might try try cross country running. Compared to other sports at Corona del...

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...

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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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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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​...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...

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 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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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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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...

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...

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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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...

Registration for Statewide Walk On! Challenge Open Now

 Arizona teachers are invited to register for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge and a chance to earn one of five...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

School District Superintendent Meets with Fifth Grade Student to Discuss Recycling

Who inspires you? For one Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) student, it is the Superintendent. On October 16, Jack S., who attends Gateway...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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