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SRP volunteers boost students’ confidence -and grades- at Hudson Elementary

SRP volunteers boost students’ confidence -and grades- at Hudson Elementary

By Joyce Coronel Fourth-grader Charles Roberts and 18 of his fourth-grade classmates charge through the library doors after school on Wednesdays. The children know that just inside the library they’ll find not only a snack, but the individual attention they crave. It’s all part of Salt River Project’s afterschool tutoring program at Hudson Elementary in […]

Four to compete for Kyrene’s top job

Four to compete for Kyrene’s top job

Four candidates have been selected to interview for the job of superintendent of the Kyrene School District, succeeding Dr. David Schauer, who departed the post unexpectedly three months ahead of his planned June 30 retirement. According to an announcement from the district Governing Board, the candidates include: Dr. M. Susan DePrez, Assistant Superintendent, Mesa Public […]

Kyrene board comments on superintendent’s departure

Editor’s note: The following message was received from Kyrene Governing Board President Bernadette Coggins at 5:16 p.m. Monday, March 21, after we had left for the day. The text of Coggins’ message is posted here in its unedited entirety. We will continue to keep you updated.   A message from the Kyrene Governing Board March […]