AIA cancels high school winter sports amid increasing COVID-19 cases

The Arizona Interscholastic Association, the governing body of high school sports in the state, on Friday announced that it has canceled the winter sports season after twice moving back the starting date due to increasing cases of COVID-19.

Continuity in tough times led Kyrene to promote assistant superintendent

Laura Toenjes, who has been an administrator in the Kyrene School District since 2016, must manage the COVID-19 pandemic when she becomes district superintendent on Jan. 1.

Tempe Business of Year donates Little Libraries to 4 Tempe El schools

CHASSE Building Team recently partnered with Tempe Elementary School District to assemble and launch Little Free Libraries at Laird, Thew, Nevitt and Scales elementary schools.

Kyrene School District land lease expected to generate millions

The Kyrene School District Governing Board has leased a 28-acre parcel along the western side of Interstate 10, between Chandler and Ray roads. a deal with potential to generate more than $100 million for the district.

Heavy list of write-ins join 2 others seeking Tempe El Board posts

Two candidates’ names are on the nonpartisan ballot, joined by four write-in candidates who say the onset of COVID-19 hampered efforts to collect enough signatures, for three seats on the Tempe Elementary School District Governing Board.

Tempe Elementary School District benefits from Toyota grant for laptops

Tempe Elementary School District students are among those who will benefit from a Toyota USA Foundation grant to fund technology, including laptop computers.

Kyrene announces Superintendent Vesely will retire at end of 2020

Just when you thought the year couldn’t get any more interesting, the Kyrene School District makes an announcement: Superintendent Jan Vesely, who has led the district since 2016, said she will retire at the end of 2020.

Meet the school board candidates in Tempe Union High School District

Candidates for the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board tell you why you should vote for them.

HEPA filters add a layer of safety as kids return to Kyrene district schools

Kyrene Elementary School District’s Governing Board has approved purchase of HEPA air filtration systems for every classroom in Kyrene.

TUHSD shifts gears on re-opening plan; AZ School Board members urge Oct. 1 start...

They braved a brutally hot summer afternoon to let Tempe Union High School District’s governing board that they were fed up with the district’s plan for how school would reopen.