Kyrene board OKs increases in teachers’ planning time for art, music, PE classes

Members of the Kyrene schools governing board have voted to increase the amount of time teachers get to plan for art, music and physical...

Kids use break to bone up on robotics

This summer, local elementary and middle school students are being educated in a variety of unique subjects not normally taught during the school year,...

Workshop teaches middle school kids how to be courageous

Kids live in a scary world today, says Scott Segerson, performing arts teacher at Kyrene Del Pueblo Middle School.

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.

Schools honor 3 for service

Kyrene Foundation, the school district’s philanthropic arm, has honored three district staff members at its annual Employee Recognition program. Kelly Brunner, at Kyrene de la...

Two Kyrene schools, principals earn gold awards for impressive academic gains

Story by Diana Whittle Two elementary schools in the Kyrene district demonstrated an Olympic-like feat and grabbed the gold as a “Beat the Odds” school. Both Kyrene de...

Technology brings new dimension to 5th graders

Noah, a fifth-grader at Mirada Elementary School, shows his dad, Steve Lanouette, various projects he’s completed this year via an electronic portfolio he spent...

A dramatic change in how kids learn

Registration is under way for parents hoping to enroll their children in Kyrene’s first Traditional Academy, which starts Aug. 6 at Sureño Elementary School....

Schauer to leave behind a legacy of building bridges

Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer, the chief executive for the high-performing school district for the past 10 years, will retire in a few months.

New governing board members list priorities for their terms

The Kyrene School District greeted the New Year with a new line-up on its Governing Board.