Program transforms girls into modern-day Cinderellas

Nearly every woman has one: That beautiful formal or cocktail dress that she’s worn once, maybe twice, but now it hangs forlornly in the...

Kyrene School Board briefs

The Governing Board of the Kyrene district started 2016 by reviewing a broad range of topics vital to the operation their 25 schools during the first meeting of the New Year.

Kyrene studying strategies to deflect millions in anticipated cuts

As Kyrene School District administrators work into the summer, the process of implementing a number of changes in response to the Governing Board’s June...

For kids at Aguilar Elementary School, Fitness Friday was a howlin’ good time

Students at Aguilar Elementary School in Tempe hosted Howler, the mascot for the Phoenix Coyotes, at their weekly Fitness Friday program. They exercised with Howler and incorporated hockey drills. The...

Young Einsteins

Photo courtesy Jim Frazey A team from Aprende Middle School participated in an ASU East science fair sponsored by Fiesta Bowl, Honeywell, US Airways and others....

Going-away party is one more adventure for retiring principal

Gerri Shaw retires this year after a decade as principal of Kyrene Aprende Middle School and 10 earlier years in classrooms around the district. It’s...

Student mentors help rookies take the sometimes scary step to middle school

The jump from elementary school to middle school can be a tricky one but there’s an innovative program that can help students make that transition a bit more gracefully.

Thanks for the memories…

Newcomers and oldtimers alike got a chance to share memories of their Kyrene schooldays at an alumni mixer at the Main Event entertainment venue....

Kyrene loses ground in salary competitiveness for teachers

Teachers in the East Valley can receive higher compensation in several nearby school districts, when compared to Kyrene.
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