Kyrene staff, parents, kids gain new perspectives from advanced use of digital technology

Story by Diana Whittle The increased use of technology in the Kyrene Elementary School District continues to make teaching more effective and efficient, says a group of 15...

Statewide schools to gather at Corona for annual marching band competition

More than 2,000 bands from 23 schools statewide will compete at the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Assn. annual marching band invitational Oct. 17 at Corona del Sol High School.

At KMS, hands-on exploration replaces rote drudgery

More and more these days, Kyrene Middle School administrators are saying out with the old and in with the new by implementing innovative technological and course changes to help accelerate learning.

Young artists shine in display

Corona del Sol High School students are brightening up the Tempe Union High School District Office this month with artistic displays of students’ work...

Kyrene kids score higher than average on AZMERIT

Traditional wisdom says that students are not especially excited by taking tests.

Taste of Kyrene raised more than $44,000

This year’s Taste of Kyrene proved to be larger than the last year’s event, with more guests and greater representation between staff leaders and...

Survey shows link between teacher satisfaction, student success

Gallup, the well-known pollster, reports that the majority of teachers in the Kyrene district say they care about the quality of their job performance and believe strongly in their professional mission as educators.

‘When disaster strikes, it’s too late’

Story by Lynn Johnson How would you fare in a disaster? Would you panic or would you be able to think logically and make informed decisions? Helping...

New grading system praised for helping teachers

Kyrene schools fell only one percentage point short of achieving the state’s highest rating for overall academic achievement, according to the Arizona Department of...

Kyrene reviews compensation packages for 2016-17 fiscal year

Teacher retention continues to challenge school districts in Arizona, and the Kyrene District is no exception.