School tax-credit deadline looming

Tempe Union High School District has issued a reminder about Arizona’s Tax Credit Program, which allows taxpayers to donate up to $400 to a...

Niños staff unveils plan to boost student achievement

Story by Diana Whittle Student achievement in Kyrene schools is closely aligned with the performance of a school’s administrator and teachers, with both increasingly required to work as a team. “We’ve...

All-day kindergarten: Why it is vital for our schools

Message from Dr. David Schauer, Superintendent of Kyrene Elementary Schools It’s Not Your Dad’s Kindergarten School districts in Arizona have recently had to make difficult choices...

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.

MCC promotes civic engagement

By Sally Mesarosh Mesa Community College student Amanda Fahy believes there’s more to a college education than just academics. This past semester she took time from her studies to volunteer at Care Partnership, a...

Awareness Day opens a path to tolerance

In the small gym at Corona del Sol High School, 60 students gathered for one reason: to learn tolerance from one another. The occasion is...

Donations sought as family resource center adds one Saturday per month

Throughout the year, local families have been able to rely on an abundant offering of good will from the staff at Tempe’s Family Resource Center. In dire situations, an emergency helping hand could even be counted on.

Diablos’ generosity honors innovators

For the past 22 years, Tempe Diablos have honored teachers and faculty who exhibit outstanding leadership and ingenuity in their classrooms and professions. On...

Bullying as a campaign tactic: ‘The kids are listening’

Editor’s note: Dr. Kenneth R. Baca, superintendent of the Tempe Union High School District, says Tempe’s recent mayoral election prompted him to consider the...
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