Kyrene schools chief outlines roadmap

Editor’s note: As the pandemic continues to unfold, Kyrene Superintendent Jan Vesely issued a statement relating the safe return to school, now scheduled for...

Little ‘normal’ as high schools kick off 2021 sports season

High school football practice fields across Tempe and Chandler look like boom towns gone bust after the oil ran dry. School gyms are locked, the...

KTA principal lands $2,500 grant to enhance STEAM learning

A classroom in which every student has the opportunity to explore, imagine and participate in hands-on activities—that was the vision for Kyrene Traditional Academy’s DISCOVERoom STEAM classroom.

Grievances grow as parents confront open-and-shut school schedules

Parents in Tempe's three public-school districts have grown weary of campuses being shut down in favor of virtual-only learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TUHSD virtual town hall rolls out district’s plan–for now anyway

Town Hall meetings typically draw a crowd, with audience members eager to take to the microphone, make their point and ask a question.

Kyrene Governing Board to look inside for new school district superintendent

The Kyrene Elementary School District Governing Board has decided to look inside for a superintendent to replace retiring Jan Vesely, who leaves Dec. 31.

TUHSD Superintendent Mendivil on closure of schools due to pandemic

In the weeks leading up to the eventual state-wide school closures, I - like so many others in leadership positions - grappled with how closure would affect our students, families, teachers, and staff.

Kyrene Digital Academy 7th-grader prevails as bee goes V-I-R-T-U-A-L

Drew Passmonick, a seventh-grader at Kyrene Digital Academy, is the 2021 Kyrene School District Spelling Bee champion.

Kyrene School District Governing Board candidates tell their stories

Five candidates, including one incumbent, are vying for three seats on the Kyrene Governing Board.

Parents react to TUHSD virtual town hall, raise concerns

The Tempe Union High School District’s virtual town hall meeting generated a wide array of commentary, as seen on the Keep Our Kids in...