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Transgender Woman in ICE Custody After Phoenix Light Rail Arrest  Phoenix New Times

Local police moved her from a light rail platform to ICE custody within 24 hours.

Why Black History Month is important for all students  Arizona Education News Service

Learning about black history is important for all students, and it's imperative to help black students learn about themselves, said Joseph Prevost, a teacher and ...

161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

North High School in Phoenix becomes AVID Demonstration School  Arizona Education News Service

North High School had the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) team visit the campus Tuesday, and when the day ended, North became an AVID ...

'Dreamer' graduates face uneven higher ed options  Arizona Mirror

Among a sea of blue caps and gowns, some draped with cords and colorful stoles, were Blanca Collazo and Jordi Santos. They're both good friends. They were ...

Students at 2 Phoenix high schools walk out to protest Trump, Arpaio

On Election Day hundreds of teens walked out of North and Maryvale high schools, which both are majority Latino populations.

Social-media threats made against at least 10 Phoenix high schools

At least 10 Phoenix-area high schools received threats on social media and had been working with police Monday to investigate the recurring online threats.

17 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.

Where are they now? Rincon hoops star became a 'baseball guy' with ties to Toros, Yankees  Arizona Daily Star

Throughout the summer, Star columnist Greg Hansen is catching up with some of the most notable names in Tucson history.

Busken Making North High His 'Field of Dreams'  Sports360AZ

Long-time head football Bernie Busken has won a lot of games over the years. Now he's doing something even more impactful at North High School in Phoenix.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Clairinda Weatherwax named next athletic director at Bradshaw Mountain  Prescott Daily Courier

Clarinda Weatherwax was named the next athletic director at Bradshaw Mountain, replacing Tony Miller, who resigned earlier this spring. (Courtesy). mugshot ...

Ex-Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's 1st Hispanic congressman, dies  The Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, who championed liberal causes as Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress but was known for his ...

Phoenix high school walkouts continue; students 'raw emotionally' after Trump election

Hundreds of Phoenix high school students walked out of class Wednesday to protest the election of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, joining ...

PD: 18-year-old with no license charged in crash that killed his teen sister  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) − Phoenix police say an 18-year-old with no driver's license was behind the wheel Tuesday night during a crash that left his 16-year-old ...

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

Student protesters call for removal of school resource officers  Cronkite News

Students and activists marched through downtown Phoenix Friday calling for the removal of school resource officers from Arizona schools, saying they inspire ...

Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.

Prescott High School aces term as student council host  The Daily Courier

PHS dancers perform on stage for the crowd Thursday night. Dance leaders are Student Council president Taylor Lopez, left, and officer Hannah Walsh, right.

Tucson's Joe Batiste, South Mountain's Dwayne Evans to be inducted into nat'l high school track and field Hall of Fame  Verde Independent

One of the first Arizona high school track and field athletes to gain national prominence and another who achieved Olympic fame as a teen are among the 2019 ...

Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...

What do I love most about Jehovah's Witnesses? They're a good people from a good tree  AZCentral

The New Testament tells us we can know people by their fruit. It's particularly relevant for Jehovah's Witnesses.

Trevor G. Browne HS students walk out to protest Donald Trump, Joe Arpaio

About 200 students walked out of Trevor G. Browne High School in the Maryvale neighborhood in Phoenix to protest Republican presidential nominee Donald ...

What happens when Catholic school students cross the border to feed migrants  AZCentral

Once a month, a group of students from Brophy College Prep in Phoenix travel to Mexico to work at a food kitchen and shelter for migrants.

Students launch #CopsOuttaCampus campaign at Phoenix Union High School District schools

Students from schools in the Phoenix Union High School district gathered at the district offices on Thursday to launch a campaign that hopes to "end the school ...

Multi-talented Boswell paces FC Tucson Women to another successful summer  KOLD

Abbie Boswell, who can play soccer as well as sing, has been the jolt of energy the FC Tucson Women needed this season in their quest for a winning WPSL ...

The story of one woman, 'eight kids, two degrees and many sleepless nights'  The State Press

Family, culture and community resources provided her with the ability to succeed.

Former classmate: Phoenix Serial Street Shooting suspect Aaron Saucedo was 'sweet'  KPNX 12 News TV

PHOENIX - 12 News has learned the suspected Serial Street Shooter, 23-year-old Aaron Juan Saucedo, went to grade school in the Madison School District ...

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

​Personal Essay: Why 'Go back to where you came from' is nothing new  High Plains Reader

By Amidu Jusu I remember dreading walking to and from school in the hot summer sun back in Phoenix, AZ in 2005. Back then people ...

ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...

Here is your guide to 2018 holiday events in the metro Phoenix area  AZCentral

From seasonal ice-skating rinks to tree lightings, here is your guide to how to make the most of the holiday season in the Phoenix area.

Coach trades football championships for inner-city high school  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Bernie Busken, who led Mesa Mountain View High School to three state championships, is used to practices that get straight to drills and plays.

How should Arizona schools approach childhood trauma?  AZ Big Media

Phoenix Children's Hospital defines Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as the childhood traumas that can cause toxic stress and damage a child's brain ...

USS Arizona: The men who survived

Editor's note: This story originally published in 2014, as part of a special report about the USS Arizona and the living survivors of the attack on the ship.

Desegregation funding: Is it fair for Arizona schools?

Bills going through Arizona Legislature would take away the $211 million 18 school districts get each year.

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Photos: 14 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Many Valley school districts have passed over the century mark — or are rapidly approaching it.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Best Orthopediatricians in Phoenix  Kev's Best

Phoenix's top rated Orthopediatricians. List of the best Orthopediatricians in Phoenix dealing with skin graft, joint replacement and exercise instruction.

Who is Curvy Wife Guy and does he live in Arizona?  AZCentral

Curvy Wife Guy and his wife, Sarah Tripp, moved to metro Phoenix from San Francisco last year, not long after Robbie Tripp rose to internet infamy.

Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.

Chaparral football hopes new coach Barnes can bring back postseason success  Arizona Sports

Chaparral football looks to chase state championships again with new coach Brent Barnes. Between 2007-11 Chaparral won three state championships.

Phoenix Union board approves new principals  Arizona Education News Service

Central, Betty Fairfax and Camelback High Schools will have new principals next school year, as the current principals move to District administrative roles.

Geneva Holdings partner Sam Robinson shows his $4 million custom Biltmore home (Video)  Phoenix Business Journal

Sam and Susan Robinson's $4 million custom home in the Arizona Biltmore is unique in many ways. The living room features a custom, two-story Bigelow pipe ...

Arizona soccer club helps young refugees adapt to new life  Cronkite News

PHOENIX -- Teenage boys sprint back and forth on a dusty soccer field in Phoenix, the markings on their jerseys lit up by the last rays of the evening sun.

PCA Stage Too the scene for 'Secrets of a Soccer Mom'  The Daily Courier

From left, Actresses Lexe Niekamp (Lynn), Tina Boden-Blake (Nancy) and Esther Kparyea (Alison) act out a scene from the play, “Secrets of a Soccer Mom,” ...

20 Alhambra High football players diagnosed with skin infection; first game postponed  AZFamily

The first football game of the season for two Phoenix high schools has been postponed in an effort to stop the spread of a highly contagious skin infection.

'Racial discrimination': Players sue Maricopa Community Colleges over cutting football  AZCentral

Football players accuse Maricopa Community Colleges of racial discrimination after district ends football programs at four schools.

Arizona's high school state champions 2015-16

Another high school sports season is in the books. Below is a list of champions for the 2015-16 school year. The list is categorized first by season and then again ...

Students learn about working at Microsoft at DigiGirlz event  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty-one North High School students attended the DigiGirlz event at the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale. This program is designed to provide high school girls ...

Arizona Corp. Commission: Nearly 1,000 properties at risk of gas leaks, shutoff  AZFamily

SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) - It's been nearly a month since the more than 100 seniors at Riviera 55+ Mobile Home Park have been without gas.

Citadel Theatre 2019-2020 season to explore the meaning of family  Chicago Daily Herald

LAKE FOREST, IL - Citadel Theatre Company, an Equity-affiliated professional company performing in Lake Forest, IL, has announced its 17th season.

Man accused of killing 9 in Phoenix serial shootings  USA TODAY

PHOENIX — A 23-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in connection with street shootings that terrorized the Phoenix area over four months in 2016, police ...

Arizona high school throwers coming close to a pair of some of the state's most revered track and field records  Verde Independent

Tucson Canyon del Oro discus ace Turner Washington opened his season last week with a throw of 208-feet, 4-inches, the second best throw in Arizona history.

Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct

Loved your high-school mascot story (“Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names,” Oct. 4). However, there are quite a few of us running ...

Coronado Neighborhood Hosts First-Ever WayneFest Micro-Festival  Downtown Phoenix Journal

On Saturday, October 27, the historic Coronado Neighborhood Association is hosting WayneFest at Coronado Park, 1717 N. 12th St. WayneFest, being held for ...

Class of 2019 sizes up four big years of growth  GCU Today

Editor's note: The cover story in the September 2015 issue of GCU Magazine captured the hopes and dreams of a group of incoming freshmen. Several ...

AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...

Eliminating junior college football in Maricopa County is a mistake  AZCentral

Eliminating JUCO football in Maricopa County was a short-sighted decision that needs to be reversed.

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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The Pillowcase Project teaches elementary students about disaster preparedness  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- Emma Webb received a pet betta as a birthday gift. The turquoise, purple and red fish that lives in a square tank is Emma's favorite and only.

9 Famous Former University of Arizona Students  Phoenix New Times

University of Arizona in Tucson has many famous former attendees, including Kourtney Kardashian, Greg Kinnear, Kristen Wiig, and Nicole Richie.

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council partners with PetSmart  AZ Big Media

Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, the leading funder ...

ASU's Cronkite School hosts media innovation camp for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty-two high school students from across Arizona participated in an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp at Arizona State University's Walter ...

New Yale award honors 20 high school juniors nationwide for community engagement  Yale News

Twenty high school juniors have been honored as the first recipients of the Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement. The award honors emerging ...

Future Sun Devil Families program prepares high school students for college  Arizona State University

Arizona State University is accepting registrations this month for students and families to participate in the Future Sun Devil Families program. The program ...

Phoenix PD: Three juveniles arrested in connection to recent school threats  ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix police say three juveniles have been arrested in connection to recent threats made to several Valley schools on social media. Over the past several ...

Special Report: Combating concussions in high school sports  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Mary Shannon suffered her first concussion during North High School soccer tryouts in 2011, colliding with the goalie and hitting her head on the ...

2018 All-Academic Girls Soccer Team (5A-6A)  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school football community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...

PD: Missing teen found; back home with family  ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix police say a 15-year-old boy with autism has been reunited with his family after going missing Monday afternoon. Josiah Stevens, a North High School ...

Outstanding high schoolers celebrated during ceremony for the inaugural Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement  Yale News

On October 13, 2017, twenty high school seniors from across the United States were honored for their leadership and commitment to public *service* during the ...

Inside Arizona's #RedForEd uprising  Socialist Worker Online

A RIVER of red flowed down Washington Street toward the Arizona Capitol building in Phoenix on April 26 as more than 75,000 people marched to send a ...

Arizona Supreme Court explains why 'dreamers' can't get in-state tuition  AZCentral

The Arizona Supreme Court said young immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program aren't entitled to in-state tuition because ...

Max Dunlap supporters maintain innocence after 2 convictions in Don Bolles murder

PHOENIX -- Max Dunlap was convicted in Don Bolles' murder, but his wife said she had never heard of the reporter's name.

HAYWORTH: Big Fourth of July week for Democratic presidential candidates in Sioux City  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- The first week of July is kicking off with a bang politically in Siouxland, as the days around Independence Day will be filled with campaign events ...

Historic Peoria school gets facelift

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.

Valley sports hazing incidents put spotlight on coaches and culture  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Twice in the past year, high-profile hazing incidents have hit Valley high schools, requiring coaches and administrators to examine the culture and ...

America's Top Schools 2014  Newsweek

Newsweek's 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, our methodology is more stringent than ...

Arizona Then and Now: Evolution of a school

Schools have long been a center of activity for the Phoenix area. Some of the Valley's oldest schools are still in use.

Walkers brighten up holidays at Phoenix Children's Hospital  AZ Big Media

The 5th Annual Ignite Hope candlelight walk is returning to Phoenix Children's Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 10. Spread light and celebrate patients during the 1.1 ...

Race Recap: EPD Foundation SWAT Challenge 2019  Mud Run Guide

When it comes to racing local, the Evansville Police Department Foundation's SWAT Challenge is hard to top, especially when the race involves storm troopers.

Here's the Plan to Restore, Reimagine Rose Johnson's 16th Street Mural in Phoenix  Phoenix New Times

A preservation plan has been announced for the iconic Phoenix mural The Prayer of St. Francis. Painted by the late Phoenix artist Rose Johnson — and then by ...

A CRE couple shares passion for Teach For America  AZ Big Media

Happily married for six years and counting, this husband and wife pair have a great time together doing just about anything — including devoting time to Teach ...

Suns player welcomes new police chief -- his mom  Cronkite News

Phoenix Suns player Alan Williams is congratulating his mother on being the first female police chief in the history of the city.

Arizona Appeals Court overturns in-state tuition for 'dreamers'

An Arizona appeals court says 'dreamers' are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition.

Irwin Jacobs built a fortune as corporate raider and entrepreneur  Star Tribune

His name had faded in prominence in recent years, but for much of his career Jacobs was a feared and flamboyant investor.

Wrestler Daniel Bryan gave us the coolest thing on the Internet this week  AZCentral

Bryan, who lives in Arizona, delivered a screed for the ages against Vince McMahon.

Election 2016: Helen Purcell ousted as Maricopa County recorder

Election Day is fully in the rear view, but news from the historic night continues. Full election returns are available at Also see a recap of ...

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

For Arizona's once-dwindling bald eagle population, recovery starts in the nest  azcentral

Bald eagles were on the brink of extinction and listed as an endangered species until 2007. They now nest in dozens of places around Arizona.

Alabama commit Collin Sexton wins Marines Men’s 3-point Championship  USA TODAY High School Sports

PHOENIX – When Collin Sexton stepped to the first rack in the finals of the Marines Men's 3-point Championship at the American Family Insurance High School ...

This Phoenix financial tech startup is doubling its workforce  Phoenix Business Journal

A Phoenix financial technology startup has doubled its workforce to close to 60 employees as it has seen its portfolio grow to $650 million in assets. Longboard ...

The 50 Most Influential Arizona Musicians  Phoenix New Times

A "who's who" of the most iconic, most important, and most influential musicians and bands that are associated with our fair state.

Phoenix historical neighborhood: Country Club Park  Arizona Republic

Phoenix has 35 districts that have earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places and showcase the city's territorial and early-statehood past.

Tito Torbellino memorial draws crowds to Phoenix venue

Hundreds of people stood in the sweltering heat Tuesday afternoon to remember Phoenix native Tomas Tovar Rascon.

Attorney had passion, flair for words  Arizona Republic

Attorney Richard Segal's passion for words began as a teenager, as a champion orator.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Bordow: Seton Catholic's Karen Self will break every coaching record

There are a couple of ways to define Karen Self's coaching career. One is by numbers. 8 – The number of titles Self has won at Chandler Seton Catholic after ...

After bus strike, thorny questions remain for Phoenix low-income riders  Cronkite News

The eight-day bus strike that left thousands of passengers stranded raised questions about whether low income families can depend on the nation's sixth largest ...

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