Eight from Corona recognized at latest collegiate-sport signings

Eight students at Corona del Sol High School have signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year.

Kyrene district undertakes massive upgrade of security systems at 25 area schools

Chandler’s Mirada Elementary and 15 other Kyrene district schools recently underwent a massive overhaul of their school security systems, adding I.D. card recognition scanners...

Kyrene board studying ways to remedy $5.3 mil funding loss

Kyrene schools will be winding down the year in a couple of weeks, giving teachers a welcome breather after 10 months of learning to...

A pledge to those who voted ‘no’

Last week, by a narrow margin, Kyrene voters reauthorized a Capital Override that will allow Kyrene to continue to fund technology based needs and...

Corona Grad Night still needs volunteers, donors

The Corona Grad Night tradition continues and volunteers are still needed.

Kyrene schools chief takes a breath, views the future

It’s been a fast-paced year since my first meeting last July with Kyrene’s newly appointed Superintendent Dr. Jan Vesely. 

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...

Tempe announces day care solutions to #RedforEd school closures

Within minutes after it was learned Thursday night that voters in the #RedForEd campaign had approved a walkout, Dr. Jan Vesely, superintendent of the Kyrene School District, emailed a message to district parents assuring them that all Kyrene schools would be open on Friday, April 20, and that district administrators would continue providing updates as the situation unfolds.

During the 2016-2017 school year, Kyrene released a solicitation for proposals for English Language Arts instructional materials for grades K-8. Kyrene follows a defined process when considering a resource for adoption.

Schools getting major security overhaul

Even before Oslo, Tucson and seemingly countless other tragic attacks around the globe, Kyrene administrators began planning ahead, no matter how remote such an...