Kyrene schools now must find other ways to meet $5.3 million deficit

Kyrene District staff answered questions from Governing Board members during a sometimes heated discussion of school budget issues at a May 24 public meeting....

Brisas school’s marimba band grows from teacher’s passion

by Chelsea Martin Research has found that studying music facilitates learning other subjects and enhances skills that children inevitably exercise in different areas. Kyrene de las Brisas music teacher Karen Monks...

‘Kindness retreat’ targets bullying

Fourth-graders at Kyrene del Norte Elementary School discovered kindness in their hearts after a day of activities that opened their eyes to the impact...

Critical need for support of school-funding ovrrrides

Community leaders from the three cities where Tempe Union High School District campuses are located have taken to the streets in support of an override election, passage of which they say is critical to forestall a multi-million-dollar funding cut by 2021.

New security measures to be in place when Kyrene students go back to school...

By Diana Whittle Newly remodeled lobbies in seven Kyrene District schools will be ready when classes resume Aug. 4. This according to Eric Nethercutt, director...

2 from Tempe only state teachers honored

Excelling in their high school classes evidently set a pair of young Tempe women on a path toward lifelong achievement. The James Madison Foundation...

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.

Building leaders, one kid at a time

Kyrene’s first ever leadership academy, started this year at Pueblo Middle School, is building new leaders with a passion for helping their community. And...

Energy tutors help schoolkids learn a real-life lesson

Two fifth-grade classes at Hudson Elementary learned a real-life lesson from SRP about energy usage and conservation that could help their school—and their parents—save money.

Tempe High band program receives a $5,000 D-backs grant

By Michelle Hirsch Music can bring joy, stir emotions — and deliver a big check to Tempe High School. The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, partnering...
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