Woman’s last days eased by teens’ generosity

Automotive-technology students at Corona del Sol High School brought a measure of kindness—and some desperately needed convenience—to a terminally ill woman whose final days...

‘Sense of joy’ pervades classrooms at one of area’s top AIMS schools

Kathy Covert doesn’t want to sound boastful, but it’s hard not to. In its latest release of academic data, the Arizona Department of Education...
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Tempe High school athletes tackle a new challenge: Helping kids learn to read

Reading is the foundation of any well-rounded education. For some fortunate kids, reading is a joy they embrace at school each day. For others their...

‘Taste of Kyrene’

Story By Chelsea Martin Raising awareness is Shari Vogel’s longtime mantra—and now her daily objective, as this year’s Taste of Kyrene’s co-chair. Vogel was a volunteer of the event for...

Teen actors play a lifesaving role vs. drunken driving

It’s been 20 years, but tears still roll down Sonya Brinton’s cheeks as she recalls what happened to her family on that fateful night during the summer of 1996.

Kyrene funding: What the future holds for our schools

The economic downturn has resulted in Arizona reducing public-education funding. Prior to what is being called the Great Recession, funding levels in Arizona were...

Bullying Awareness campaign through October

In the high-tech age of texting and social media, children have become more susceptible to bullying than ever before – even for many talented individuals, like U.S. gold medalist Gabby Douglas, who recently reported being “devastated” by negative online comments about her performance in Rio.

A pledge to those who voted ‘no’

Last week, by a narrow margin, Kyrene voters reauthorized a Capital Override that will allow Kyrene to continue to fund technology based needs and...

Schools honor 3 for service

Kyrene Foundation, the school district’s philanthropic arm, has honored three district staff members at its annual Employee Recognition program. Kelly Brunner, at Kyrene de la...

Three schools earn A+ recognition

By Diana Whittle Three schools in the Kyrene district — Mariposa Elementary, Kyrene Traditional Academy’s Sureño campus and Pueblo Middle School — have earned the...
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