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...

Kyrene override called critical if schools are to retain vital technology superiority

Local residents will have another chance this November to pass the Kyrene School District’s capital override to continue funding for the district’s highly praised...

All-day kindergarten to remain free

Kyrene schools will continue to offer free all-day kindergarten, provided that no budget changes will be made to programs affecting the middle schools, according...

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...

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.

A day at the fire museum: Every kid’s dream come true

Every summer, hundreds of kids from Tempe, Chandler and other Valley communities visit the Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, near the Phoenix Zoo,...

Kyrene board advances boundary study

By Diana Whittle New boundaries for elementary schools in the Kyrene district have been approved, and the initial changes are expected to begin for the...

Young artists shine in display

Corona del Sol High School students are brightening up the Tempe Union High School District Office this month with artistic displays of students’ work...

Lease-back concept viewed for teachers

One more potential revenue-generator for the Kyrene School District is under study, focusing on a phased retirement plan that would lease retired employees back...

Kid Power

Photo by Chelsea Martin Resource students from Kyrene del Sureño Elementary School presented their semester project to a welcoming, supportive crowd, including the students’ families, a...
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