Asst. principal takes school’s top job: New Marcos principal aims at furthering a notable...

By Diana Nelson When school starts next fall, the students at Marcos de Niza High School will be greeted by a new principal, but...

Textbook rentals help community colleges reduce students’ costs

In its first semester of operation, a new Rent-a-Text program saved Maricopa Community College students $1.14 million, compared to the price of buying new...

Taste of Kyrene raised more than $44,000

This year’s Taste of Kyrene proved to be larger than the last year’s event, with more guests and greater representation between staff leaders and...

Bullying as a campaign tactic: ‘The kids are listening’

Editor’s note: Dr. Kenneth R. Baca, superintendent of the Tempe Union High School District, says Tempe’s recent mayoral election prompted him to consider the...

Forum Q&A sets a path to addressing racial inequities

By Diana Nelson Connecting constituencies, solving problems and reaching maximum potential: It’s the trademark attribute of a consulting firm that has launched the first stage...

For Nenaber, a joyful return home

As homecoming season approaches, one man has taken the invite to return to his alma mater to another level. Cory Nenaber, a former football player at Corona del Sol High School, is once again the talk of the Aztecs.

New Kyrene schools exec launches ‘Let’s Talk’ initiative

It’s hard to believe that August is over and our students, teachers and classrooms have settled into their routines and rituals.

Sock it to ‘em

Kyrene Middle School students launch drive to help needy kids

New start, end times coming to Kyrene elementary, middle schools

By Diana Whittle When the 2014-15 school year begins on Aug. 4, students at nine schools in the Kyrene district will have a new start and ending time...

Recycling firm’s ‘green’ classroom helps inspire kids in Kyrene schools

Kyrene schools are among the benefactors of a $200,000 “green” classroom being developed by United Fibers, which specializes in municipal recycling and manufacturing. The company...
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