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Boat building sparks excitement in learning

Boat building sparks excitement in learning

Dozens of students at Solano Elementary School got their sea legs and gained valuable scientific lessons in an unusual project. The 68..

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Creighton Elementary School District Two schools earn Apple recognition Monte Vista School and Biltmore Preparatory Academy were recently..

Dance teacher lands ‘Wishes’ grant

Dance teacher lands ‘Wishes’ grant

The Camelback High School dance director and teacher is getting a boost to keep her students on their toes and in costumes when they..

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Glendale Union High School District Washington High teens feed starving kids Impoverished children in the Philippines will be able to eat..

Legendary Sunnyslope High football team to be honored

The heart of Sunnyslope High School beats strong among a family of athletes. LeRoy Schneider is among the alumni who will be recognized at..

Coding students offer messages of hope

Coding students offer messages of hope

Students at Phoenix Coding Academy are tackling a difficult topic and showing compassion for their peers. Their efforts also have paid off..

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Glendale Union High School District Cardinals recognize Sunnyslope quarterback The Arizona Cardinals recently chose Sunnyslope High..

Stories, music flow where gardens grow

Stories, music flow where gardens grow

Young minds are growing in unusual gardens where stories, music and creativity blossom at Villa Montessori School. First through..

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Creighton School District Biltmore Prep renovation completed for the fall Students are enjoying the fruits of the construction that was..

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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