Kyrene officials ‘very, very proud’: For second time, a rare A+ for staff, kids...

In 2004, when Kyrene de la Mariposa was named one of Arizona's top elementary schools, the entire student body lined up to form a...

The dangers of distracted driving

Car crashes are the number one killer of teens, and distracted driving is a huge factor. Sending one text message while driving is equivalent...

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...

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...

Kyrene joins nationwide effort to improve study habits, boost test scores

As preparations get under way for upcoming tests this year, explorations into new study techniques are being examined to help students boost scores and...

On-call status never ends for these maintenance ‘superheroes’

Before the teachers and students arrive at Kyrene del Norte elementary school, Jim Flannery begins his day as the site support technician about 6:30 a.m.

Regionals next for top spellers

Winners of the Kyrene District Spelling Bee will participate in regional competition to be held Friday, Feb. 18, at Tempe Elementary School District Office,...

Young artists shine in display

Corona del Sol High School students are brightening up the Tempe Union High School District Office this month with artistic displays of students’ work...

Students’ book drive aims to promote literacy in Spanish-speaking countries

By Hayley Gorman One book can change the life of a child. In Latin American countries there aren’t nearly enough children’s books. McClintock High School is helping promote...

Full-disclosure policy on personnel issues: Interesting idea, but is it one we really want?

We got a call from Dr. David Schauer the other day, wanting to make sure we had all the available details regarding the seemingly...
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