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,...

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...

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...

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...

How-to’s of comic wizardry on stage again in new series at Tempe Arts Center

One person probably can’t teach another to be funny. On the other hand, if there’s funny somewhere inside a person, that person can probably...

Star power dims with pair of recent losses

The departure of Andy Griffith early this month is kind of a biggie for me—watching The Andy Griffith Show after school with my brother...

Kyrene joins nationwide effort to improve study habits, boost test scores

As preparations get under way for upcoming tests this year, explorations into new study techniques are being examined to help students boost scores and...

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...

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...

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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