A day after a teen suicide prevention conference at Desert Vista High School, another Tempe Union district student shot himself to death.
When the parents of a 5-year-old girl currently in treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia readied their daughter for kindergarten at Bright Beginnings School in Chandler, they were understandably concerned how she would be perceived and received by her peers.
Since 2004, Treasures 4 Teachers has been helping educators fill their classrooms with donated school and office supplies.
The suicides of seven East Valley teens in six weeks this summer has created momentum to mobilize a prevention effort that next will move to Desert Vista High School, as mental health experts say no community is immune from the heartbreaking problem.
Victor Silva, the head coach of Desert Vista High School’s speech and debate team, has been named educator of the year for Arizona by the National Federation of High Schools Speech, Debate, and Theater Association.
The state Board of Education is poised next Monday to adopt a formula for letter-grading schools that some members question – and that Kyrene School District officials are trying to derail.
The Tempe Union High School District governing board voted 3-2 to appoint Kevin J. Mendivil, the associate superintendent, as its next superintendent, effective July 1.
Some people never get over their early years at school.
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