Survey shows link between teacher satisfaction, student success

Gallup, the well-known pollster, reports that the majority of teachers in the Kyrene district say they care about the quality of their job performance and believe strongly in their professional mission as educators.

Tune in to this young achiever; her success story is music to our ears

Graduating from the University of Rochester would be an impressive accomplishment by itself.

Who ya gonna call? Ombudsman, Kyrene’s new problem solver

When you’ve got an issue with your child’s school or teacher, whom should you call?

For this retiring pair, Valentine’s Day blossoms anew

Growing arrays of heart-shaped candies, red and pink balloons, chocolate and a chubby cherub armed with a bow and arrow all point to one thing: Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us.

Lacrosse gains fans, players as recognition spreads

Leaders of the Aztec Lacrosse Club are starting to see results from their nearly 14 years of determination to bring wider recognition to the sport, as well as a new generation of devotees.

Alzheimer’s fundraiser: ‘A Night to Remember’

Watching a family member deteriorate, due to an illness, can be an excruciating experience.

Local families fear the worst for their starving loved ones

As the crisis in Venezuela continues to escalate, three people who fled their economically crumbling nation and have taken refuge in Tempe and West Chandler have expressed their fears over rapidly deteriorating and increasingly dangerous conditions.

Snuffed out: Neighbors fume over smoke shop bid

The vacant space inside the strip mall on the southwest corner of McClintock Drive and Warner Road in South Tempe will not be the place to buy tobacco, bongs, rolling papers or smoking paraphernalia, thanks to the efforts of a group of nearby residents.

Disaster close-up via a man who’s seen it all

Mark Moorehead may be 1,200 miles away and high and dry from the same raging torrents that inundated Houston and much of Florida, but he still can’t forget the often lifechanging results that nature can produce.

Tempe All-City winter banquet recognizes top student athletes

Athletes from Tempe area high schools were honored at the annual Tempe All-City Winter Banquet, March 27, including student athletes from Tempe, McClintock, Marcos de Niza and Corona.
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