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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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Glendale Union High School District District lauds those who go ‘above and beyond’ Recipients of the Achievement Above All awards from..

Former Viking honored with jersey retirement

Former Viking honored with jersey retirement

Friday, Oct. 7 was a night to remember for all-around athlete, Mike Nixon, who had his football jersey retired by his alma mater,..

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Glendale Union High School District Choirs perform at D-Backs game On Sept. 17, members of the Sunnyslope High School Choirs had the..

Simis holds celebration for ‘new’ campus

Simis holds celebration for ‘new’ campus

After nearly 13 months of construction, Madison Simis’ new campus was finished just in time to greet the 1,000-plus students for the new..

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Glendale Union High School District District office receives two finance awards The Glendale Union High School District Finance..

Noon Salute returns for school bands

Noon Salute returns for school bands

Local high school and middle school music programs will again have the chance to win $1,000 and have their talents showcased on KOOL FM...

Teen takes summer trip to the arctic

Teen takes summer trip to the arctic

North Central teen Max Schweiger spent part of his summer traveling, but unlike many of his fellow students taking vacations away from the..

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Osborn Elementary School District Osborn Foundation lauds Teachers of Year Osborn Educational Foundation has announced the winners of its..

Open houses set for GUHSD schools

Open houses set for GUHSD schools

In August, the Glendale Union High School District will welcome the return of 15,000 students for the 2016-2017 school year. To set its..

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