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Saint Mary’s celebrates 100 years with Gala

Saint Mary’s celebrates 100 years with Gala

When Arizona achieved statehood in 1912, the young Catholic men and women of Phoenix had no high school to call their own. Just five years..

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Glendale Union High School District ‘S Mountain’ gets annual makeover In September, Sunnyslope High School freshmen continued a..

Teachers volunteer in team-building effort

Teachers volunteer in team-building effort

A non-traditional team building experience prepared Madison Heights Elementary School for the start of the 2017-2018 semester in early..

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Glendale Union High School District DeBusk honored for leadership Jim DeBusk, Washington High School’s Choir director, has been awarded..

Garcia returns to Brophy as coach

Garcia returns to Brophy as coach

For almost four decades Brophy baseball patriarch Tom Succow has led the Broncos but, with his retirement, Josh Garcia, a Brophy alum, will..

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Glendale Union High School District Open houses set for August Each school in the Glendale Union High School District offers an Open House..

Student turns ‘wish’ into shaded hangout

Student turns ‘wish’ into shaded hangout

Make-A-Wish Arizona wanted to grant Camelback High School student Joseph Grant a wish, but Joseph had another idea. The senior gave his..

RMHC awards scholarships

RMHC awards scholarships

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Phoenix, with the support of the McDonald’s Owner/Operators of Phoenix and Northern Arizona,..

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Glendale Union High School District Credit union donates to baseball team Thunderbird High School’s baseball team recently received a..

Robocougars compete in championship

Robocougars compete in championship

Robotics education has reached new levels in the WESD as Orangewood School’s Robocougars competed in the VEX IQ World Championship held..

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Glendale Union High School District WHS students earn state awards Washington High School’s Educators Rising chapter attended the state..

Students aid various nonprofits for project

Students aid various nonprofits for project

The Arrupe Project at St. Francis Xavier is in its seventh year, and has helped hundreds of students support causes that are most..

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Glendale Union High School District Success of school store brings honors Thunderbird High School was one of six schools in Arizona to be..

Local girls head to Texas for contest

Local girls head to Texas for contest

A team of Phoenix 5th-8th grade robotics students recently was named one of two winning teams selected to head to the FIRST LEGO League..

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Glendale Union High School District Students earn youth ambassador spots Sunnyslope High juniors Hayley Ramirez and Eric Kennedy, and..

A fun way to learn about nutrition

A fun way to learn about nutrition

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has marked Feb. 1 as Walk On! Day, in recognition of a program to help target childhood obesity. To celebrate, Blue..

Civics, leadership skills taught at camp

Civics, leadership skills taught at camp

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute and the Arizona Bar Foundation announce the launch of Camp O’Connor, a free week-long summer program..

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Glendale Union High School District Future freshmen visit campuses Thousands of families filled the Sunnyslope, Washington and Thunderbird..

PUHSD recognizes former student athletes

PUHSD recognizes former student athletes

Phoenix Union High School District held its second-annual Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on Dec. 20 at Talking Stick..

Scholarship open to all areas of study

Scholarship open to all areas of study

For parents with kids heading off to university in the fall, or students already enrolled, Precision Air & Heating is now accepting..

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Glendale Union High School District Sunnyslope scores on rankings lists Sunnyslope High School has been honored by Newsweek Magazine in its..

Students serve as IT tech repairers

Students serve as IT tech repairers

Bourgade Catholic High School is raising the bar for the rest of the Valley schools in the realm of technology. Bourgade boasts not only..

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Glendale Union High School District Himenez receives prestigious award Sunnyslope High’s teacher-librarian Patricia Jimenez was..

Garden to be dedicated to longtime volunteer

Garden to be dedicated to longtime volunteer

When Madison Simis students returned to a newly built school earlier this year, they not only had new buildings, technology, furniture, and..

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