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...

Advanced-math classes won’t count in new GPA policy

Students will be affected by a recent change in how grades are transferred to Tempe Union High Schools when a student takes an advanced...

Center for Educational Excellence adds YELP Program

With the summer coming to an end, area charter schools are gearing up for the season with new programs and curriculums designed to challenge...

Kids use break to bone up on robotics

This summer, local elementary and middle school students are being educated in a variety of unique subjects not normally taught during the school year,...

Aprende teacher joins elite crew on 2010 training mission

Kyrene Aprende Middle School teacher Samantha Vancel and other participants in Honeywell’s annual space academy at U.S. Space Center in Huntsville, Ala., donned astronaut...

Kindergarten classes in both English, Spanish due this year at Niños

This fall, parents with kindergarten students enrolled at Kyrene de los Niños Elementary School will have the option of placing their children in a...

5 forums remain on Kyrene fiscal planning

Community members, staff and parents are being encouraged to attend one of five remaining informational forums offered by the Kyrene Elementary School District to...

Meeting set to discuss Waggoner Internet tower

The Kyrene School District will hold a community meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 to discuss a proposal for the installation of a...

Program transforms girls into modern-day Cinderellas

Nearly every woman has one: That beautiful formal or cocktail dress that she’s worn once, maybe twice, but now it hangs forlornly in the...

Practice-field skirmish lends ‘Insight’ to narrow thinking

On the surface, the dispute over Insight Bowl’s relationship with Corona del Sol High School seems far removed from the bigger issues of our...
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