Summit School to host display of student art: was named among U.S. best in...

A student art exhibit, the 2001 forerunner of which was named Best in the U.S. by the nation’s architects, will have a 2016 rebirth Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Summit School of Ahwatukee.

Kyrene funding: What the future holds for our schools

The economic downturn has resulted in Arizona reducing public-education funding. Prior to what is being called the Great Recession, funding levels in Arizona were...

Collaborative process leads to a unanimous decision

Consensus or even positive bargaining seem to elude most of our elected officials. In the Kyrene School District, though, a group of determined volunteers...

Optimism remains as Kyrene schools ponder Ducey budget cuts

By Diana Whittle Spring is always budget time for the Kyrene school district, but this year school administrators must plan for a $5.2 million shortfall...

Kyrene schools now must find other ways to meet $5.3 million deficit

Kyrene District staff answered questions from Governing Board members during a sometimes heated discussion of school budget issues at a May 24 public meeting....

At new class, success breeds success

As director of adult education for Tempe Union High School District, Vanda Salls understands that people sign up for the program for a variety...

Tempe High band program receives a $5,000 D-backs grant

By Michelle Hirsch Music can bring joy, stir emotions — and deliver a big check to Tempe High School. The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, partnering...

Bullying: What’s A Mom To Do?

Moms seem to know when something is not “right” with their kids. Even if the kids say everything is fine, moms can frequently tell...

Plan now for February Taste of Kyrene event

A food and fun extravaganza will tempt residents of West Chandler and South Tempe Feb. 26 when the Kyrene Foundation holds its sixth annual Taste of Kyrene benefit at the Foothills Golf Club.

Former teacher empowers kids to make positive choices

Mike Sissel has always had an interest in making an impact in his community. Today, armed with a vision, he is helping empower the...
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