Kyrene School District hosted its annual Parent Superintendent Council (PSC) at the district office Tuesday morning in efforts for Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) and local businesses to discuss fundraising ideas for the school year.
The beginning of the school year provides opportunities for fresh ideas and positive changes to enhance learning experiences for all children. During the spring and summer, the Kyrene School District Governing Board and district leaders were hard at work considering ideas that would impact the budget for the 2014-15 school year. The final budget approved on July 8 was not only balanced, it also represents an investment in spending for whole-child programs such as art, music, physical education, library, math/literacy coaches who provide support and a change to the start times for Kyrene middle schools. This budget also demonstrates the board’s commitment to invest in one of our most valuable resources — teachers and staff who received a cost of living increase.
First-year teachers at the Kyrene School District gathered at the district office Monday morning and attended teacher orientation where they received information on what to expect for the coming school year and a career within Kyrene.
The Tempe Diablos hosted its 25th annual Excellence in Education award ceremony Monday evening at the Tempe Center for the Arts, honoring teachers, students and faculty members across Kyrene, Tempe Elementary and Tempe Union High school districts.
Kyrene Superintendent David Schauer gave school choice two compliments in his recent discussion with residents. The first was direct: “We are offering lots of choices that we never had before...[school choice] has pushed some of us to do things differently.”
Kyrene School District’s Superintendent, Dr. David Schauer, and Chief Financial Officer, Jeremy Calles, spoke to members of the Ahwatukee community on Friday about what’s been occurring around the district.
Former Kyrene Centennial Middle School sixth-grade teacher James Giannopoulos was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of luring a minor for sexual exploitation, according to Kyrene School District officials.
Beat the Odds Institute Mentor Team Leader Terry Eisenberg presents Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer and Lomas Principal Brian Gibson a gold award and Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School is named a "Beat the Odds Schools" by Beat the Odds Institute on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
(L-R) Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer, Lomas Principal Brian Gibson, Beat the Odds Director Dr. Marjorie Kaplan and Kyrene Assistnt Superintendent Gina Tylor applaud as Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School is named a "Beat the Odds Schools" by Beat the Odds Institute and given a gold award on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
As we greet the new year and look forward to the continued success of the Kyrene School District, we are aggressively rethinking how learning experiences can better reflect the needs of the 21st century.
Kyrene Traditional Academy (KTA) has been piloting its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) project and students had their first presentation Monday morning, centering on devising a solution towards sustaining successful water treatments in a foreign country.
Just a few weeks ago, Kyrene School District experienced a clear election victory for both the continuation of our Maintenance and Operations Override and our second ballot question to allow our governing board to lease, sell or exchange real property (our vacant land). We appreciate this strong vote of confidence and message of support from our community. While Kyrene has a total of 25 schools, 12 of them are in Ahwatukee, educating more than 8,000 students and employing nearly 500 staff members (many who live in the community).
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald