Proposed music park will strike new chord with kids at Paloma

The proposed Harmony Park, at Kyrene de la Paloma in Chandler, will sound to music lovers like an experience that is an equal mix...

In response to racial complaints, Kyrene focuses on inclusion

Editor's note: The following statement from Erin Helm, the Kyrene school district's communications director, relates to actions taken recently by the district board and...

A new look at learning: More freedom to explore

By Diana Nelson An innovative, new style of classroom learning will begin at Kyrene de las Manitas in the next school year, after being approved...

Fame-bound? No easy journey

As they grow toward adulthood, aspiring stage performers tend to see the world through red-carpet-colored glasses. Scott Harnisch was no exception Now, as a music...

Newly devised purchasing strategy seen as a plus for Tempe school’s math students

By Robyn Martinez The siren call of video games and smart phones can often make learning math basics a bit dry for some students, but...

Kyrene School District: State of the District message from Dr. Vesely

Jan Vesely, Ed.D. – Superintendent The Kyrene School District has been educating children since 1888, and over the past 130 years, we have worked...

Taiko ensemble adds a musical world-view to international studies

By Robyn Martinez Did the globe-savvy kids at Tempe Academy of International Studies think they’d ever be carried on an educational magic carpet to a Japanese...

Teen suicide focus of Aprende ‘Stand Up, Speak Up’ launch

By Diana Whittle Students at Aprende Middle School are taking a stand against teen suicide and self harm.  Though it’s a difficult topic, the kids...

Nevitt Elementary takes students on a journey to the future

Story & photo by Robyn Martinez Nevitt Elementary students, staff, and parents were in for a big surprise Monday morning after winter break when they...

Launch of science academy helps rocket kids to a digital future

By Diana Nelson Students at Kyrene de la Mariposa Elementary School are now one step closer to the opportunities awaiting them in an increasingly digital...
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