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Scottsdale Schools’ class of 2022 graduations get …

Although a final number of graduating seniors is yet to be tallied, about 1,800 students will don caps and gowns to graduate from the Scottsdale Unified School District this month.

Shadow Ridge shines in Tucson solar race

Shadow Ridge High School engineering students won top honors in the Racing the Sun solar-powered go-kart competition hosted on April 23 at Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson. Racing the Sun is an …

Peoria Unified 2022 seniors clinch record amount in …

The Peoria Unified School District’s graduating class of 2022 brought in more than $72 million in scholarships to post-secondary institutions, hitting a record year for the districts' graduates.

Construction continues on Queen Creek’s new high …

Crismon High in Queen Creek is moving closer to completion just in time for its July opening. The Queen Creek Unified School District recently hosted a tour of the construction site. The high …

Photo Gallery: Deer Valley High School’s Glendale …

It’s graduation week for the Class of 2022 in Deer Valley Unified School District.

Florence Unified gets raves during school bus safety …

Rita Ann Ezzai Reznick is the director of public relations to the Florence Unified School District. Did you know that the Florence Unified School District Transportation department travels more …

Glendale native supports TOPGUN with Navy’s tactical …

A Glendale native is serving with Naval Aviation Warfare Development Center supporting TOPGUN aviators at the Navy’s premier tactical air warfare training center.

Superintendent resignation costs Dysart Unified

The Dysart Unified School District former superintendent resigned with board approval earlier this week.

Peoria Unified welcomes new administrator

The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board approved Aaron Bagwell as principal of Lake Pleasant Elementary School for the 2022-23 school year, at the May 12 board meeting.

Artists in residence help students at Cactus Canyon …

Professional artists from the Gold Canyon Arts Council’s Leland Wilson School Art Project have been working with students in Allison Baumann’s eighth grade art class at Cactus Canyon …

Kiva Elementary teachers check-out school rebuild

Faculty members of Kiva Elementary School toured the campus rebuild in March, seeing progress made on the Paradise Valley school. According to district documents, the project was 56% complete as …

Kellis out as DUSD superintendent

Quinn Kellis is out as superintendent for the Dysart Unified School District.

Kyrene de las Manitas puts project-based learning on …

Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary School, part of the Kyrene School District, is taking a tech-forward, child-led approach to learning. 

Surprise woman starts recall effort of 2 Dysart board …

Two recall petitions for district governing board members Christine A.K. Pritchard and Chrystal Chaffin were filed May 4 with the Maricopa County school superintendent.

DUSD superintendent Quinn Kellis likely out

The Dysart Unified Governing Board will make a change at the top.

School expenditure limit remains a concern at Peoria …

Earlier this spring, Arizona public school educators breathed a sigh of relief when the state Legislature approved the aggregate expenditure limit allowing schools to spend money legislators already budgeted for public education.

Retired Scottsdale teacher motivates, educates readers …

In between entertaining house guests visiting Arizona for an “escape,” retired Scottsdale Unified School District teacher turned author/poet Linda Rittenhouse continues to offer a literary escape.

Kiwanis Club helps fifth graders in Apache Junction

At the start of the 2021-22 school year, the Kiwanis Club of Apache Junction was pleased to provide dictionaries to the fifth graders of Desert Vista Elementary School in Apache Junction. These …

Mayor, council recognize Peoria students for their …

Mayor Cathy Carlat and City Council celebrated 26 young artists from the Peoria Unified School District, spanning kindergarten to eighth grade, who participated in the 12th exhibition of the Mayor and Council’s Young Artists Program, May 4

Scottsdale Schools’ superintendent contract extended …

The Scottsdale Unified School District superintendent’s contract renewal was approved despite a couple public objections from community members before the Governing Board’s unanimous vote.

Mountain Ridge can’t overcome early deficit in loss …

The baseball gods aren’t very forgiving, though they are consistent when it comes to these two Desert Valley Region rivals.

Apache Junction student Ragan Stoltz receives Aspiring …

National recognition is shining once again on a student journalist at Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 1575 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction. Ragan Stoltz, the yearbook editor at CCJH, was …

Peoria Unified welcomes new administrators

The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board recently approved the following administrative appointments at their governing board meeting:

5 Deer Valley Unified students qualify as Merit …

Five Deer Valley Unified School District students, four from Mountain Ridge High School alone, are National Merit Scholarship finalists.

Creighton University takes Phoenix by storm

It all started with a cold call. In the early 2000s, former St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center president and CEO Linda Hunt knew the Valley was in need of additional medical professionals to fill the needs of the growing Phoenix metro.
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