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Bomb threat causes CAS closure

A bomb threat at Center for Academic Success charter school in Sierra Vista that was called in at 8:52 Friday morning caused students to be evacuated and the closure of the school campus.

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Copper View students qualify for national math competition

If you can’t quote the Pythagorean theorem and if you don’t know the largest three-digit perfect square that contains the digit two, prepare to feel bad. Because four fifth-graders at Copper View Elementary School can and do. They recently qualified…

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Supporting Super Students: Make time for music this summer

Since school vacations are on the horizon, I would like to suggest you continue your children's education by providing music lessons. So many of our schools have dropped music and art as "unnecessary interruptions" in your children's learning time, that…

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The valedictorian, in her own words

Alexa Alvarenga is the valedictorian of the Walden Grove High School Class of 2017. Her initial graduation speech was rejected by her principal. She rewrote it at least twice and it was finally approved, but she was told she would…

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Walden Grove earns A+ recognition

Walden Grove High School recently earned the A+ School of Excellence Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation. Walden Grove is among five schools in the Sahuarita Unified School District to receive this recognition. The AEF celebrates outstanding schools throughout Arizona…

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Central Arizona College Recognizes Graduates

Central Arizona College recognized the accomplishments of its graduates during a district commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12 at Casa Grande Union High School.  After a welcome and introductions conducted by Dr. Mary Kay Gilliland, Vice President of Academic Affairs,…

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Apache County explores statewide broadband initiative

Apache County officials are contemplating ways to tap into funding for new broadband infrastructure to its schools and libraries. A representative of the Arizona Department of Education brought the idea before the Apache County Board of Supervisor’s meeting on Tuesday…

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3 local schools earn A+ distinction

West Wing School, Marshall Ranch Elementary School and Santa Fe Elementary School recently received the 2017 A+ Schools of Excellence honor from the Arizona Educational Foundation, recognizing and celebrating outstanding schools in Arizona. The three schools were among the 39 state…

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