What makes a school district great

What makes a school district great? Highly engaged and supportive communities are the most important factors. The Kyrene School District is an amazing example of...

Kyrene’s Schauer makes unexpected departure

  Dr. David Schauer, who has headed the Kyrene School District for the past 10 years, announced on Thursday that he was ending his role...

Therapists agree: Veggie gardens grow happier kids

Can gardening help heal minds?

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...

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.

Being on time for class helps build good habits for future

By Michelle Hirsch “I’m late, I’m late—for a very important date. No time to say hello, goodbye. I’m late; I’m late; I’m late!” exclaims...

Teachers go back to schoolday roots

It was a homecoming—and a happily reminiscent one at that—for the new teachers who paid a first-time return visit to the same Kyrene school they attended as kids.

Brainy idea: Pedaling basics of bike repair

Recycle a Bicycle: How could the brains behind this idea have picked a catchier moniker for their budding bike repair class?

We salute . . . The 2015 graduates of our Tempe high schools

Tempe Union graduates from our area earned almost 25 million dollars in scholarships: Tempe High with 319 grads, $3.97 million Marcos de Niza with 350 grades,...

Kyrene, Tempe Union switching to mail-only for bond-election voting

It’s election season, but gone are the days of waiting to cast a ballot in person at your local polling place