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Loma Linda dancers bloom in ballet classes

Loma Linda dancers bloom in ballet classes

A partnership between Loma Linda Elementary and North Central-based dance company, Convergence Ballet, is entering its third year this..

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Glendale Union High School District Shively named an Administrator of Year Glendale Union High School District Director of Career and..

Two young women leaving their marks

Two young women leaving their marks

The Phoenix Union High School District, which includes 20 schools and more than 27,000 students, has its share of outstanding young men and..

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Glendale Union High School District District welcomes 63 new teachers Glendale Union High School District recently held its annual New..

Madison says so long to a friend and leader

Madison says so long to a friend and leader

In 2005, Joyce Flowers was named the new principal of Madison Richard Simis Elementary School, serving more than 900 students in grades..

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Glendale Union High School District Dominguez gets ballet scholarship Performance Company Dancer and Thunderbird High School Game Dancers..

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Glendale Union High School District Zylstra, others honored by Governing Board The GUHSD Governing Board presented Achievement Above All..

Band leaves his players with lasting life lessons

Band leaves his players with lasting life lessons

The Phoenix Christian Cougars Baseball program won back-to-back AIA 2A Conference state championships in 2017 and 2018 under the leadership..

Students surprised with GCU scholarships

Students surprised with GCU scholarships

Washington High School senior Juan Ballez, on the cusp of graduating and looking to the big, wide world and all of its possibilities, longs..

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Creighton Elementary School District Local student earns free pair of Sketchers HealthyLifestars, which operates the LifeStar Challenge..

School specializes in Asperger’s syndrome

School specializes in Asperger’s syndrome

April is Autism Awareness Month, and in 2018, the CDC determined that approximately 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum..

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Glendale Union High School District WHS’ Educators Rising chapter lauded Washington High School’s Educators Rising students recently..

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..

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