Study results: Kyrene enrollment on rebound

A drop in enrollment for Kyrene schools appears poised to begin a reversal, due to a stronger birth rate and more turnover in neighborhoods, according to a new update.

Teen’s initiative yields pleasant surprise

Story by Diana Whittle In an age of rising tuition costs, Johnny Coronel is every parent’s dream of a college-bound student: He initiated his own search for funds, and...

Being on time for class helps build good habits for future

By Michelle Hirsch “I’m late, I’m late—for a very important date. No time to say hello, goodbye. I’m late; I’m late; I’m late!” exclaims...

New season, new coach: At 35-0, it was all Padres

The Padres are making some noise once again in 2016.

Lewis Foundation issues annual $20k scholarships

South Tempe-based T.W. Lewis Foundation has awarded scholarships to local high school seniors at its 12th annual scholarship banquet. Recipients are awarded $20,000 scholarships...

Going-away party is one more adventure for retiring principal

Gerri Shaw retires this year after a decade as principal of Kyrene Aprende Middle School and 10 earlier years in classrooms around the district. It’s...

Brainy idea: Pedaling basics of bike repair

Recycle a Bicycle: How could the brains behind this idea have picked a catchier moniker for their budding bike repair class?

High school dropout effort is yielding results, say officials

Becoming a parent at a young age doesn’t necessarily mean dropping out of high school, and the Tempe Union High School District’s Adolescent Pregnancy...

Tempe Elementary schools ready for Aug. 1 start

Tempe Elementary School District’s first day of school is Monday, Aug. 1, with a Meet the Teacher night planned for Thursday, July 28.

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...