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Students and businesses are getting a unique opportunity to connect as the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) have formed a partnership to pair students with internships, job shadowing and career exploration opportunities in the local economy.
With BASIS Ahwatukee finishing up its first fall term, the administration has decided to add fourth grade for the 2014-15 school year.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
The Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC), located at Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School, is on the verge of shutting down due to a decrease on enrollment.
During Tuesday night’s Kyrene School District Governing Board meeting, members met to discuss what has been going on throughout the district.
Mountain Pointe High School announced it students of the month for October:
Don Kennedy obviously subscribes to the theory, say the same thing over and over and some people will begin to believe it .
“Keep Kyrene Strong.” You’ve seen the bright yellow signs on prominent corners in the Kyrene corridor, but what does that mean, exactly?
Arizona State University will not increase tuition for Arizona undergraduate students for the academic year that begins in fall 2014. This applies to both current students and those entering that year. No determination has been made yet regarding tuition levels for out-of-state students or for graduate students, whether in-state or out-of-state.
Every high school student wants to succeed in the classroom. We all want to gain knowledge, earn good grades, and set the stage for success in college and beyond. Excellence in the classroom comes from dedication and hard work. Remember, every student wants to succeed, but not every student wants to pay the price or has the strategies it takes to succeed.
The precedent was set with Desert Vista’s first athletic Hall of Fame class one year ago.
Dr. Patricia Gillespie, superintendent of the Union Elementary School District in Tolleson, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) for the 2013-14 school year.
Keeping students completely engaged with everyday curriculum can be a relentless process, but Kyrene Traditional Academy (KTA) offers a more old school approach when it comes to learning.
Facing ongoing hostility from some quarters over what they see as federal intrusion, Gov. Jan Brewer issued an edict Friday directing her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core” when referring to new education standards.
What’s the best way to celebrate the return of school?
Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School • 1122 E. Liberty Lane
Seton Catholic Preparatory started a new school year with 160 incoming freshmen students as well as a new “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)” policy to accommodate the different ways students learn. The school is hosting different events during the month of September:
Mari A. Funabashi of Ahwatukee, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point GPA on a 6-point scale.
Franklin Maimone Souza and Ashton Skinner, both of Ahwatukee, were named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for spring semester 2013. They qualified for the academic honors society by maintaining a GPA of at least 3.75 during the semester.
The Kyrene School District recently announced its policy on providing free and reduced-price meals for children under the National School Lunch Program.
The school year has started and it is inevitable that somewhere on the playground at your child’s school, there will be bullying. While I would like to imagine a world with no bullying, no hurtful words, no discrimination, I know that world doesn’t exist.
While school teachers may be under-recognized by many, Fulton Homes continues to acknowledge educators for their unwavering sacrifice and dedication to their students. As the new school year begins, the Tempe-based homebuilder is once again taking the lead to support teachers and education.
Each fall, after crossing the hurdle of back-to-school fever, parents of high school juniors and seniors have the added burden of facing the confusing college application process. News stories remind parents of the spiraling tuition costs and increased unemployment among college graduates while colleges sell parents on the need for a degree in today’s changing American economy.
Kyrene governing board members met Tuesday night to discuss formalities regarding the summer break and what has been occurring around the school during the first week in session.
While school is back in session teachers across Ahwatukee are stressing that academics are key components that should be instilled in each student while on campus.