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.

Ready, Set; Read

Thew Elementary School librarian Jean Mills, center, is presented with two of the 250 books donated for the school’s library. The campaign was sponsored...

U.S. capital, up close and personal

In life we all have our lists. Grocery lists. To-do lists. Get-organized lists. Recently I was able to cross an entry off my favorite...

Technology future hanging on override

Editor’s note: Dr. David Schauer, superintendent of the Kyrene School District, reflected on the outcome of the recent election and how the results will...

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...

Layoffs authorized to help ease $5.3 mil in Kyrene budget cuts

Chief Financial Officer Karin Smith and Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer explain budget crunch to members of district’s governing board at April 26 session....

A dramatic change in how kids learn

Registration is under way for parents hoping to enroll their children in Kyrene’s first Traditional Academy, which starts Aug. 6 at Sureño Elementary School....

Bus service could gain Valley-wide scope, oversight

Unifying the Valley’s bus routes and the inter-agency oversight that guides transit planning throughout metro Phoenix may be getting closer to reality. Tempe Councilmember Shana...

Schools counting on voters to OK continuation of funds

The Kyrene School District is asking voters to renew a 10 percent capital budget override and approve $117 million in bonds that would allow...

New grading system praised for helping teachers

Kyrene schools fell only one percentage point short of achieving the state’s highest rating for overall academic achievement, according to the Arizona Department of...
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