Niños staff unveils plan to boost student achievement

Story by Diana Whittle Student achievement in Kyrene schools is closely aligned with the performance of a school’s administrator and teachers, with both increasingly required to work as a team. “We’ve...

Lewis Foundation issues annual $20k scholarships

South Tempe-based T.W. Lewis Foundation has awarded scholarships to local high school seniors at its 12th annual scholarship banquet. Recipients are awarded $20,000 scholarships...

How-to’s of comic wizardry on stage again in new series at Tempe Arts Center

One person probably can’t teach another to be funny. On the other hand, if there’s funny somewhere inside a person, that person can probably...

Rule vs exchange students draws ire

Two exchange students were denied the right to participate in May 19 graduation activities with fellow seniors at Marcos de Niza High School, according to a petition being circulated through auspices of an online organization known as iPetitions.com.

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...

Corona students among those attending RedForEd rally

Corona del Sol students were among the thousands of those who traveled to downtown Phoenix to join in the #RedforEd march that inundated the state capitol complex.

Alternative to suspension keeps kids in classroom

When Michelle Hirsch walked into Mr. Robert Harding’s classroom at Pueblo Middle School, the 15 kids seated attentively at their desks might have been...

New security measures to be in place when Kyrene students go back to school...

By Diana Whittle Newly remodeled lobbies in seven Kyrene District schools will be ready when classes resume Aug. 4. This according to Eric Nethercutt, director...

Troubled economic waters pose just another challenge for new Kyrene CFO

When the orders were given prior to the maiden voyage of the Titanic, it’s unlikely that any particular significance was given to the title...

Making the grade: two Kyrene schools earned A+ status

Generally, it’s students who brag to their families about earning an A+.
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