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Seventh-grade science students at Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School are inviting the Ahwatukee community to their Astronomy Night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Akimel A-al, 2720 E. Liberty Lane.
Breaking from the traditional teaching mold, Kyrene de la Estella Elementary School recently introduced iPads into three of its kindergarten class as tools for exceeding classroom activities and furthering the Kyrene Teaches with Technology Plan (KTTP) 2.0.
Teacher Natalie Havens helps Naomi Ronning with her iPad work while Brock Baltzerin (front) works on his own in their kindergarten class at Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
Kannon Felder edits his Wixie text box with the help of teacher Natalie Havens in their kindergarten class at Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
Technology buddies Max Koplin and Alan Yoel Olguin help teacher Natalie Havens problem solve a question for Samantha McLaws in their kindergarten class at Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
Bomi Johnson, a senior at Desert Vista High School, recently received confirmation that she has qualified as a 2013 National Merit Semifinalist.
Mountain Pointe High School invited the Ahwatukee community for a chance to see the judicial system at work as it hosted two oral arguments presented by the Arizona Supreme Court in the school’s auditorium on Tuesday.
Social Studies teacher Lane Waddellspeaks with (L-R) Vice Chief Justice Scott Bales, Justice Robert M. Brutinel and Justice John Pelander after the Arizona Supreme Court oral arguments at Mountain Pointe High School part of the Justice 2020 program on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Principal Bruce Kipper and teacher Lane Waddell pose with the justices after the Arizona Supreme Court oral arguments at Mountain Pointe High School part of the Justice 2020 program on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Dec. 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. After that tragedy the entire country wanted to know how such a terrible thing could happen. And more importantly, how can we prevent it from ever happening again?
My personal mission is to be a spark that ignites positive, sustainable change in the lives of youth. Thankfully, I have an opportunity to partner with key stakeholders in the process of fulfilling this mission (i.e. parents).
Keystone Rewinds the ‘50s was not only a huge fundraising success for Keystone Montessori, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.
For years, Julie Fischer has devoted her life to trying to better young children in the realms of education and social behaviors.
I can’t imagine being a Child Protective Services (CPS) caseworker. But I can imagine why most of those men and women went into those jobs: an idealistic view that their work could make a difference in children’s lives, maybe save some kids from horrible fates, maybe find ways to change a dysfunctional family into a loving one.
A Florida-based nonprofit aimed at bringing yoga to those who wouldn’t normally get to experience its benefits has been slowly making an expansion into Tempe and surrounding communities.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
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).
Demonstrating their commitment to giving to others, Primrose School of Ahwatukee recently helped feed hungry families throughout the Phoenix area. The preschoolers donated more than 59,544 food items to St. Vincent de Paul last month.
Inner Vision Yoga recently announced an open house and upcoming dates for a its teacher training and advanced yoga studies programs. The public is invited to attend an open house on Saturday, Dec. 14 from noon to 1 p.m. at their Tempe studio, 725 E. Guadalupe Road.
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
The Husband and Wife Law Team, Mark and Alexis Breyer, selected Jennifer Weber as Teacher Appreciation Award winner for November.
Breyer Law Offices of Ahwatukee presented their November Teacher Appreciation Award to Jennifer Weber.
During Tuesday night’s governing board meeting, members came together to discuss what has been occurring around the Kyrene School District before the holiday break.
When you’re a parent of a small child, life can be filled with little moments of panic.