There was a time when children between the ages 3 to 5 were left out of the traditional classroom, spending time in self-directed play or watching shows like Sesame Street.
As 2017 is now upon us, I wanted to share with the community the progress we have made on the “Superintendent’s Priorities” during the first half of the 2016-17 school year.
In this first-of-the-year issue of Wrangler News, we pay tribute to two members of the Kyrene School District's Governing Board who have served tirelessly — and effectively — for the combined past quarter century.
Todd Key knows what it’s like to be different, to be shunned.
As the Kyrene School District's new superintendent, Dr. Jan Vesely, shared her priorities during two recent community forums, it became clear that greater educational choice is a driving force behind her 90-day plan for the district.
In the high-tech age of texting and social media, children have become more susceptible to bullying than ever before – even for many talented individuals, like U.S. gold medalist Gabby Douglas, who recently reported being “devastated” by negative online comments about her performance in Rio.
There’s a new administration in town and Superintendent Jan Vesely is becoming known as a change-agent in the Kryene District.
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.
You’d think a swim meet couldn't have too much water
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.