KMS welcomes new principal, embraces IB curriculum

Kyrene Middle School is gaining momentum on its turn-around mission—to improve its scholastic ranking and also its reputation in the community—under the leadership of newly appointed principal Julio Martinez.

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West Chandler experiences influx of entrepreneurial initiative, priests, in nod to...

When Dr. A. J. Chandler settled in the Arizona Territory in 1891, he couldn’t have known that one day in the future, the city named for him would host a gathering of African-born clergy.

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Aging population drives new emphasis on memory care

‘Suffering from a dementia-like disease is like being in a prison. I wish I had discovered this profession earlier in life, because at the end of the day, it’s very satisfying to provide care for our residents.’

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New bike-sharing system cycles through Tempe

If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose.

West Chandler experiences influx of entrepreneurial initiative, priests, in nod to globalization

When Dr. A. J. Chandler settled in the Arizona Territory in 1891, he couldn’t have known that one day in the future, the city named for him would host a gathering of African-born clergy.

Veterans of ‘Ice Cold Gold’ TV adventure exploring new series on the Travel Channel

What could a 19th Century German prospector and a couple of modern-day Arizona cowboys have in common?

Middle-school sports: who gets to play

In elementary school, athletics are meant to teach kids how to be part of a team, how to be a good sport. The pursuit...

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KMS welcomes new principal, embraces IB curriculum

Kyrene Middle School is gaining momentum on its turn-around mission—to improve its scholastic ranking and also its reputation in the community—under the leadership of newly appointed principal Julio Martinez.

Aprende teacher inducted into ranks of nationally certified elite

Laura Motoush, art teacher at Aprende Middle School in Chandler, recently joined the ranks of top-tier educators by becoming nationally certified

Corona Grad Night still needs volunteers, donors

The Corona Grad Night tradition continues and volunteers are still needed.

High schools mobilize to help teens combat rise in stress-related ills

Complaints of bullying through social media, combined with fears of school shootings, and even the unpredictable threat of terrorism, are all recent social and emotional issues that add to societal stress and impact teens.

Sports Notebook

Sports awards again pay tribute to Arizona’s best young athletes

Corona del Sol's Brooke Nuneviller was named the Girls Athlete of the Year at the azcentral Sports Awards show held June 10 at ASU Gammage.

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