Mercado provides outlet for students’ creativity at area Montessori school

Desert Garden Montessori, at the northwest corner of Warner Road and the I-10, is not your average infant- to middle-school. For one, you’ll notice...

Taste of Kyrene raised more than $44,000

This year’s Taste of Kyrene proved to be larger than the last year’s event, with more guests and greater representation between staff leaders and...

Being on time for class helps build good habits for future

By Michelle Hirsch “I’m late, I’m late—for a very important date. No time to say hello, goodbye. I’m late; I’m late; I’m late!” exclaims...

Advanced-math classes won’t count in new GPA policy

Students will be affected by a recent change in how grades are transferred to Tempe Union High Schools when a student takes an advanced...

Kyrene’s new direction provides wider choices than charters

As the Kyrene School District's new superintendent, Dr. Jan Vesely, shared her priorities during two recent community forums, it became clear that greater educational choice is a driving force behind her 90-day plan for the district.

Schools offer flu-avoidance tips

Sandra Young, R.N., a member of the nursing staff at Corona del Sol High School, provides the following information offering tips on staying healthy...

Valley high school wrestlers pin down points during invitational

By Alex Zener Aztec wrestling — Marc Farina scored 32 team points for his championship win in the 48th Flowing Wells Invitational wrestling tournament, held...

Phased retirement plan

During a Kyrene Governing Board study session and meeting held March 6, members were presented with a potential revenue-generator for the school district by...

New technology helps guide Kyrene students in digital age

The days of poster-board projects and flip-chart presentations are slowly fading away in the Kyrene School District, as new software opens opportunities for students...

Memories linger for 17-game winning streak by Aprende girls

By Scott Grimditch The school year is over, but the Aprende Middle School Girls Varsity basketball team won't soon forget its feat of having won...
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