Strategies to help ease students’ back-to-school concerns

By Michelle Hirsch It’s the exciting start of another school year, and while most students and parents are looking forward to new activities, teachers and friends, many are...

Now that Prop 123 has passed, where do we go from here?

Although Proposition 123 passed with the slimmest margin possible—little more than one percent of the vote—officials in the three Tempe school districts say they’re grateful for the win.

8th grader aims high after win in distance marathon

It may be too early to predict, but Corona’s cross-country program could have another budding long-distance runner in the pipeline in Slade Sumners. Slade, who...

Final Word … By Sean Bowie

Corona suicide spurs legislation to slow mounting crisis

Class Act

Fifth-graders at Grace Community Christian School lent a helping hand to members of Phoenix-based Rio Vista Center, a non-profit Christian organization that provides resources...

Tax Credit Deadline Dec 31st

Tempe Union High School District Offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, to collect last-minute donations.  Contributors will be...

Star power dims with pair of recent losses

The departure of Andy Griffith early this month is kind of a biggie for me—watching The Andy Griffith Show after school with my brother...

Hey, buddy, will you come over and sit with us?

Photos and story by Gabrielle Olson Communication Specialist Tempe Elementary School District Feeling excluded is often painful, lonely, and confusing for children. At Broadmor Elementary, students and...

Entreprenurial pair find a missing link to their education, fill the void with an...

When she began her educational trek toward a hoped-for career in nursing, Rebecca Rhea found a minor obstacle in the way: a dearth of interactive online resources. A Tempe Coventry...

Cielo 1st-grade teacher among nine receiving national board certification

Longtime Kyrene del Cielo teacher Susan Bryant is one of nine Kyrene professionals this year to receive National Teacher Board Certification. “It took about year,...
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