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Online platform helps fund club supplies

Online platform helps fund club supplies

Arizona native Amy Armstrong, a mother of two, was alarmed several years ago to learn about Arizona’s high dropout rate. Already active..

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Glendale Union High School District Mock DUI crash highlights dangers of drinking, driving City of Phoenix public safety officials..

Central High renovation reaches halfway point

Central High renovation reaches halfway point

Central High School’s modernization project is nearing the halfway point, with completion scheduled for the end of March. The $9 million..

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Glendale Union High School District District foundation receives boost from Turf Paradise Turf Paradise celebrated its 63rd birthday on..

Teacher surprised with donated vehicle

Teacher surprised with donated vehicle

Christmas came early and in a big way for Sunnyslope Elementary fourth-grade teacher Patricia Wharton, who was surprised with a donated..

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Glendale Union High School District Future freshmen invited to campuses Glendale Union High School District hosts its annual Future..

Teams develop tech for kids with disabilities

Teams develop tech for kids with disabilities

Southwest Human Development hosted its first assistive technology challenge this fall to benefit young children with disabilities...

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Creighton Elementary School District School receives Check from JOANN Larry C. Kennedy School, 2702 E. Osborn Road, was the beneficiary..

Earn a scholarship via service, fundraising

Earn a scholarship via service, fundraising

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Greater Phoenix Students of the Year program, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual..

Charter school partners with GCU

Charter school partners with GCU

Empower College Prep has finalized a new partnership with Grand Canyon University (GCU), offering its high school students the opportunity..

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Glendale Union High School District Blankets made for grieving children Members of the girls badminton team at Sunnyslope High School..

Students named as Merit Semifinalists

Students named as Merit Semifinalists

More than 1.6 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017..

Award seeks top youth volunteers

Award seeks top youth volunteers

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Arizona’s top youth volunteers of the year. Students in grades 5-12 are invited..

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Glendale Union High School District Guntermann receives renewable scholarship Adina Guntermann, a 2018 graduate of Sunnyslope High School,..

XCP celebrates its 75th Anniversary

XCP celebrates its 75th Anniversary

Seventy-five years ago, the first and only all-women’s Catholic high school in Phoenix opened its doors to its inaugural class of eleven..

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Glendale Union High School District District hires 50 new teachers Glendale Union High School District’s annual New Teacher Dinner..

Teachers invited to apply for funds

Teachers invited to apply for funds

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation is now accepting applications for the $100,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to..

Students encouraged to join pop-tab challenge

Students encouraged to join pop-tab challenge

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (RMHC-CNAZ), which operates three homes-away-from-home for families who..

Rookie robotics team has great first year

Rookie robotics team has great first year

Phoenix Union High School District’s Phoenix Coding Academy, in its first year of robotics competition, came away with a wealth of..

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Glendale Union High School District WHS students continue to dominate in competition For the third time in the last four years, Washington..

Young men transform through acts of service

Young men transform through acts of service

While thousands of high school seniors recently celebrated their graduation, a select group of young men united to celebrate something..

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Glendale Union High School District Vikings honored at annual event The annual GUHSD Achievement Above All ceremony celebrates a teacher,..

Girl helps save family from fire

Girl helps save family from fire

Second grader Monibelle Townsend, 7, was one of dozens of students at Desert View Elementary who last month were taught fire safety skills..

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Glendale Union High School District JROTC Academic Team heads to nation’s capitol The Sunnyslope Air Force JROTC Academic Team..

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