After helping open Mountain Ridge High School in 1995, Debra Poulson was pushed into becoming principal in 2002 and wouldn’t trade it for anything.
Rumbles died away and several of Angie Hillman's eighth grade homeroom students' hands shot up, officially interested in signing up for high school career and technical education classes.
Ironwood High School’s Michael Suman was recently named the Warren H. Lee Athletic Trainer of the Yea
Journalism students at Ahwatukee’s Mountain Pointe High have gone paperless. They recently relaunched the school newspaper completely online to engage the student body and compete for viewership against other student publications in the Tempe Union High School District.
Sen. Chester Crandell, R- Heber, wants to require school district bond overrides to be held only in even-numbered years, saying that would provide the largest possible turnout.
With school budgets tight and a push on for more green energy, the Mesa Unified School District may have found a to address both issues: propane-powered school buses. The district has 89 buses running on propane, helping the environment while…
For eighth grader Abigail Austin, P.E. class doesn’t involve running around in a school field with a throng of other students her age
A nonprofit organization that promotes taxpayer-paid scholarships to private schools says it got the phone numbers numbers of families it targeted with robocalls last week from a private vendor, not the state Department of Education.
The days of sharpening pencils and cracking dusty textbooks may be coming to an end, thanks to the innovative efforts of Red Mountain High School in Mesa. The school recently purchased 400 Google Chromebooks with district bond funds for students to…
Leaders of a north Phoenix elementary school say they’re happy with the facility’s $18 million reconstruction. Lookout Mountain Elementary School opened the new facility in August 2013 and added finishing touches during winter break.
A 5k (3.1-mile) race and 1-mile fun run, started as a lark by two “moms” in Pima, has become an annual tradition and soon will create a lasting legacy for Pima Schools and students. Pima Turkey Trot co-directors Cody Marshall and…
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is inviting Southern Arizona high school students to submit artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition.
Snowflake School District Superintendent Hollis Merrell reported to the governing board Feb. 13 that the district’s Special Education Department was audited, and was found 100 percent compliant in the area of high school transition.
A state lawmaker wants to require school district bond overrides to be held only in even-numbered years, saying that would provide the largest possible turnout. Sen. Chester Crandell, R- Heber, author of SB 1254, said that in his experience serving on…
Benson High School honored four students (freshman Taylor Hamilton, sophomore Sara Fowler, junior Katherine Zuniga, and senior Kovan Mountjoy) with the ‘Students of the Month’ award for February 2014 under the category of cooperation.