Donations sought as family resource center adds one Saturday per month

Throughout the year, local families have been able to rely on an abundant offering of good will from the staff at Tempe’s Family Resource Center. In dire situations, an emergency helping hand could even be counted on.

Swim team faces a rare dilemma: Too much water

You’d think a swim meet couldn't have too much water

Tempe Elementary, Kyrene among top scorers for school bus safety

In the wake of an Arizona Republic exposé that revealed shocking safety failures in some Arizona school buses, parents of students in the Tempe Elementary and Kyrene school districts can breathe easy.

Kyrene schools chief lays out strategy for next 90 days

The new school year is moving with lightning pace, but Kyrene’s new superintendent, Dr. Jan Vesely, still found time to develop her personal-performance targets for the next 90 days.

Kids get hands-on experience during Arredondo remodel

Students from Arredondo Elementary School will get some real-world experience while their campus undergoes a major remodeling expected to last a full year.

New season, new coach: At 35-0, it was all Padres

The Padres are making some noise once again in 2016.

New Kyrene schools exec launches ‘Let’s Talk’ initiative

It’s hard to believe that August is over and our students, teachers and classrooms have settled into their routines and rituals.

Kyrene broadens its elective offerings for middle-school students

While many school districts across the state struggle to offer electives to middle-school students, the Kyrene district is announcing an expansion, in both the number of choices and the frequency of the exploratory classes, for this academic year, 2016-17.

Nogales, Ariz. childhood brings cultural perspective to new goal setter at dual-language academy

Overseeing the transition of Kyrene del Norte into a dual language academy is a job Principal Jaime Soto prepared for his entire life.

Town hall advises parents how to drug-proof their kids

As a new school year gets underway, the Tempe Coalition wants parents to know there’s plenty they can do to help keep their kids safe and drug-free.