Kyrene Traditional’s Sureño campus awarded one of nation’s most prestigious academic accolades

Kyrene Traditional Academy/Sureño Campus has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2015, one of 335 such institutions selected nationwide.

Kyrene OKs budget, gives staff first raise in 4 years

The Kyrene School District Governing Board unanimously approved its 2012-13 budget at a board meeting July 10. The board, made up of President Michelle Hirsch,...

Common Core curriculum focuses on more enlightened graduates, skilled workforce

By Diana Whittle With the Common Core curriculum fully implemented into the curriculum of Tempe classrooms, educators are broadening their focus to explain the new learning expectations to students...

The dangers of distracted driving

Car crashes are the number one killer of teens, and distracted driving is a huge factor. Sending one text message while driving is equivalent...

Coveted A+ rank for 2 area schools

Corona del Sol High School and Akimel a-Al Elementary School in the Kyrene School District are among 34 public schools named winners of Arizona Educational Foundation’s coveted A+ School...

Kyrene board studying ways to remedy $5.3 mil funding loss

Kyrene schools will be winding down the year in a couple of weeks, giving teachers a welcome breather after 10 months of learning to...

Smart lab yields smart kids

Keeping adolescent scholars engaged is a daily struggle for middle school teachers.

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...

Students’ book drive aims to promote literacy in Spanish-speaking countries

By Hayley Gorman One book can change the life of a child. In Latin American countries there aren’t nearly enough children’s books. McClintock High School is helping promote...
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