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...

Unveiling of new, ‘top secret’ school mascot will highlight 20-year anniversary event

Lisa Wonter remembers walking through the doors of Kyrene de la Mirada every day as she navigated her way through elementary school. Every morning promised...

Foundation honors top Kyrene staffers

Strong employee engagement was on display at a recent special event to honor staff.

Learning to think critically will be vital for graduates in future jobs

By Joyce Coronel There’s a number Amy Storement wants you to remember in the face of ongoing political bluster over Common Core Standards: 43. “Arizona...

New start, end times coming to Kyrene elementary, middle schools

By Diana Whittle When the 2014-15 school year begins on Aug. 4, students at nine schools in the Kyrene district will have a new start and ending time...

Tempe Elementary, Kyrene among top scorers for school bus safety

In the wake of an Arizona Republic exposé that revealed shocking safety failures in some Arizona school buses, parents of students in the Tempe Elementary and Kyrene school districts can breathe easy.

Schools roundtable discussion

Kyrene Elementary, Tempe Elementary and Tempe Union High School districts will partner with the Tempe Chamber of Commerce to host a Superintendent Business Roundtable...

In high school sports, a call for moderation

At first glance, it appeared that the email to Wrangler News sports correspondent Alex Zener was nothing more than a complaint from a father...

Creative minds at work

Remember Bert, the street artist in Mary Poppins, who captured the imagination of kids with his chalk drawings in the well-known children’s movie? Kyrene students...

Group works to lift Arizona’s 46th-place ranking for kids’ wellbeing

By Diana Whittle For the past 16 years, Tempe youth have had a friend in Lynette Stonefeld and the program she manages, “Commitment to Schools.” “We serve more...
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