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Photo of racist promposal to Mesa Mountain View HS student lights up social media  AZFamily

In it, a poster says, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm pick you 4 prom?"



25 years of Jimmy Eat World: Jim Adkins on new music, memories and 'The Middle'  AZCentral

Jim Adkins checked in from his 25th summer on the road with Jimmy Eat World, a band he formed in Mesa as a high school student.



Arizona team surging at Junior League Softball World Series  AZFamily

Devin Bowman hit her first home run in the Junior League Softball World Series as the Mesa Four Peaks Little League won big over New York to stay ...



Photo of racist promposal to Arizona HS student lights up social media  KMOV.com

In it, a poster says, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm pick you 4 prom?"



Mountain View's Jeremiah Hollen is 'The Hollenator!'  AZFamily

Imagine walking through your high school knowing you've got it all, that's the Case for Mountain View's Jeremiah Hollen. He's the wrestler no one wants to face.



Mountain View High School swimmer Nina Bezzant perseveres with one leg  AZCentral

Born with one leg, Mesa Mountain View High School freshman Nina Bezzant is in her element in the pool.



Photo of teen's racist promposal takes off online: 'If I was black I'd be picking cotton'  Yahoo Finance

A photo appearing to show an Arizona high school student's promposal from is garnering attention – but not because of the creativity behind the gesture.



Mountain View High Racist Promposal: Full Story & Must-See Details  COED

Students at Moutain View High School in Mesa, Arizona, are facing widespread backlash for their use of a racist promposal. "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, ...



NCAA Tournament: How Tommy Kuhse went from walk-on to starter for Saint Mary's basketball  AZCentral

A look at former Mesa Mountain View point guard Tommy Kuhse's rise from walk-on to starter.



Suicide experts issue post-break warning to parents  East Valley Tribune

As most East Valley students return this week from spring break, they also are starting a troubling period that generates a noticeable spike in calls to the suicide ...



Across EV, high school students plead for help  East Valley Tribune

East Valley high school students are pleading for help.



More EV lawmakers backing suicide-prevention training | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Only days after a 16-year-old Mountain View High School student hung herself in her parents' garage, an Ahwatukee legislator last week introduced the latest ...



Legendary high school football coach Jesse Parker dies  AZCentral.com

Jesse Parker, who was celebrated last season at Mesa Mountain View with the football field named after him, died on Friday night. He was 77. Parker was ...



20 impressive Arizona kids earn full rides to college as Flinn Scholars  AZCentral

A college degree without student debt is in the bag for 20 Arizona high school seniors named Flinn Scholars.



Mesa high school teacher indicted on child pornography charges  KTAR.com

A Mesa high school teacher was indicted Tuesday after federal officials found multiple child pornography images on his personal computer.



Here's a team-by-team look at the 2019 high school football schedule  Arizona Daily Star

Here's a look at every Southern Arizona team's schedule for 2019.



31 schools win Civic Engagement Awards  Arizona Education News Service

For the fourth year in a row, the Mesa Unified School District has dominated the Civic Engagement awards. Of the 31 schools recognized statewide as 2017-18 ...



Stars of tomorrow shine at ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards  Arizona State University

The fifth annual ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards took the stage on Saturday, May 25. The Tony Awards-inspired red-carpet affair included ...



Mesa Public Schools explains why it took nearly 3 weeks to tell parents about teacher's arrest  AZFamily

Mesa Public School district officials waited nearly three weeks to notify some Mountain View High School parents that a teacher was arrested.



Jordan Harb: Starting a life of politics and public policy  Arizona Capitol Times

Jordan Harb, the 17-year-old Mesa student who helped organize a student walkout on March 14 to mark the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in ...



Mesa Mountain View HS's Luketich ready to hand reins to new leader  East Valley Tribune

About an hour after the school day ends, Mountain View High School Principal Craig Luketich leaves a meeting to take a walk around the Mesa campus.



Shot clock earning rave reviews at Arizona HS basketball tournament  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Visit Mesa Basketball Challenge is the first tournament to use the 35-second shot clock in Arizona high school history.



New stars emerge on Southern Arizona track scene  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Ironwood Ridge boys and Tucson girls came out on top Saturday at the Southern Arizona Track Championship at Mountain ...



New building at Westwood highlights Mesa school project list  East Valley Tribune

Mesa Public Schools are receiving an infusion of $13 million for the 2016-17 school year, mostly directed to construction projects and new technology.



Arizona excellence: The 2019 Flinn Scholars have been named  Flinn Foundation

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been named 2019 Flinn Scholars.



'All earned': Brophy Prep blind football player Adonis Watt scores 2 touchdowns  AZCentral

Brophy Pep running back Adonis Watt, who is completely blind, scored two touchdowns in a freshman football game.



East Valley kids, teens energize 'Annie Jr.' musical  East Valley Tribune

A small theater inside ImprovMANIA Comedy Club in downtown Chandler has been seeing a flurry of activity as nearly 40 children and teens chat, set up props, ...



How March For Our Lives Arizona evolved from protest group to politicians' ally  AZCentral

Last year, Arizona students protesting school violence held protests, marches and sit ins. Those didn't work. This year, they changed tactics.



Arizona schools chief to develop school safety plans  AZFamily

PHOENIX (AP) — The head of public schools in Arizona said Monday she'll create a task force on preventing violence on campuses after the ...



It's baaaaack: This week's high school football matchups, locations and predictions  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season begins Thursday night, and while not every program in Southern Arizona is scheduled to play, the "Week Zero" slate is loaded ...



Clarence McRae prepared to guide Mountain View football into pivotal season  Tucson Local Media

For the seventh year in a row, the man they call “Bam” is spending the summer months guiding a mass of young football players through a litany of conditioning ...



Substitute teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual conduct with 16-year-old  East Valley Tribune

A 36-year-old substitute teacher at Mesa's Mountain View High School accused of sexual conduct with a 16-year-old girl was arrested on Tuesday.



Texas Student Wins Grand Prize in CTIA Wireless Foundation's Fifth-Annual National Drive Smart Digital Short Contest  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CTIA Wireless Foundation™ announced Brian Tran, 18, of Cypress, Texas as the grand prize winner of ...



Hamilton High and other Phoenix-area students walk out over school gun violence  AZCentral

Phoenix-area students walked out of class on Friday, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, to raise awareness about school gun ...



AIA votes to add girls wrestling to its 2018-19 school year/Cronkite  Cronkite News

The Arizona Interscholastic Association added girls wrestling for the 2018-19 school year, joining a list of less than 10 states that have the sport.



Support services available following death of MVHS student  Mountain View Voice

Mountain View High School officials told parents in an email Monday afternoon that one of the school's students, Eddie Keep, has died.



Mountain View tennis player extends success on ACU team  East Valley Tribune

Just after his first week of official practice, new transfer Jesse Miritello persuaded several of his Arizona Christian University tennis teammates to travel with him ...



Thousands take part in March for Our Lives to protest gun violence  Arizona Education News Service

Thousands of students and other community members took part Saturday morning in the student-organized March for Our Lives at the Arizona State Capitol in ...



High school football: 'Bam' McRae brings stability to Mountain View  Arizona Daily Star

Coach's keys are missing. This is Defcon 1 people, high alert. Everybody stop. Does Wes have them? Wes? Where's Wes? Anybody seen Wes? Wes has got ...



Countdown: Southern Arizona's top 22 high school football players  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the 22 best high school football players in Southern Arizona leading up to the Aug. 16 season opener between Ironwood Ridge and ...



Majority of Flinn Scholars heading to ASU | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

What schools do Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors have their eyes on? Harvard? Yale? Princeton? None of the above, and a little closer to home.



Did your kids pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus  AZCentral

Arizona teachers and schools will get $3.8 million this year in state bonuses for AP tests, but the money's spread across the state isn't even.



Mesa high school graduations slated | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

All six high schools in the Mesa Public Schools district graduate on Thursday, May 21. Most graduation ceremonies occur at the respective high school football ...



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche.com this week. The rankings were released ...



What Gov. Ducey's budget proposal adds in Arizona education spending  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey's budget proposal includes hundreds of millions in new spending for for K-12 and higher education initiatives.



Hawk track teams are on the upswing | Local Sports News  Nogales International

With the track and field season reaching its crescendo, the Rio Rico High School boys and girls teams are feeling good about their season so far and looking ...



High school football games, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

The Friday night lights are back on — fingers crossed — and this week's slate of games shouldn't disappoint. Our game of the week will be the most storied ...



Local athletes sign on to play in college  Tucson Local Media

A litany of local high school athletes from around the region officially signed their names to play collegiate sports Wednesday morning.



Young Marines Invited To Participate In Pearl Harbor Events | NearbyNews  Nearbynews

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski. When Tyson Henry was a youngster, it was clear he was going to be in the military. “It started with me running around my ...



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 ...



Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools  azcentral.com

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



Mesa PD: Todd Heap hit, killed child with truck  ABC15 Arizona

The Mesa Police Department confirms former ASU standout and Arizona Cardinals player Todd Heap was behind the wheel in his driveway Friday when he ...



Ex-ASU player arrested on suspicion of stealing ambulance to beat the heat  AZCentral

A former Arizona State University basketball player was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing an ambulance and leading police on a brief pursuit, telling ...



Arizona war dead: Nearly 3,000 have died in service to their country  AZCentral

Almost 3,000 Arizonans have died in America's wars since 1917, giving their lives in *service* to their country. They fell in Europe, the South Pacific, Korea, ...



Tucson Sugar Skulls tryout: "Will I make the team? Hell-to-the-no"  Arizona Daily Star

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. It was the first game of my senior football season at Cienega High School, and we had just lost to Sabino 31-14.



Visit Mesa Basketball Classic Schedule  Sports360AZ

One of the signature holiday events on the basketball calendar, takes place at Mesa Mountain View high school. The Visit Mesa Basketball Classic is simply the ...



NFL draft: N'Keal Harry joins list of Arizona high school first-round selections  AZCentral

Arizona hadn't had a former high school football player drafted in the first round of the NFL draft since 2015.



Visit Mesa Challenge looks to break shot-clock ground in Arizona high school basketball  AZCentral.com

Will the Arizona Interscholastic Association finally warm up to having a shot clock in prep basketball after Visita Mesa Challenge makes change?



Are We Investing In Our Teachers?  WNPR News

West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona. Across the country, teachers have been striking for better wages. This hour, we talk about the challenges facing public.



ASU Gammage Announces Nominees and Finalists for High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

ASU Gammage has announced the finalists for the High School Musical Theatre Awards. Awards Ceremony and Show Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Tickets ...



Jimmy Eat World, Mary-Louise Parker and other notable East Valley residents  azcentral.com

What do Jimmy Eat World and The Gin Blossoms have in common? They both hail from the East Valley of Arizona.



What Gov. Doug Ducey said (and didn't say) about education in State of the State address  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey stayed mostly mum on any new plans for education in his 2019 State of the State address. In Monday's speech, the governor talked mostly ...



Mesa businessman, politician Wil Cardon dies at 46  AZCentral.com

Cardon, who died by suicide, had struggled for years with depression, according to his family.



East Mesa Boy Scout troop inducts 7 new Eagles  East Valley Tribune

An East Mesa Boy Scout Troop last week celebrated a major achievement for their unit as seven members received their Eagle rank – Scouting's highest honor.



High school countdown: Major programs noticing Salpointe Catholic star Lathan Ransom  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the top 22 high school football players in Southern Arizona. Up next: Lathan Ransom, Salpointe Catholic's star safety.



Douglas readies for 148th rivalry football game against Bisbee  Arizona Daily Star

Christian Estrella attended the Douglas-Bisbee football rivalry game for as long as he could remember. Then he started playing in it. The three-year varsity tight ...



Mesa Mountain View at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  East Valley Tribune

The members of Mesa Mountain View High School's marching band showcased their talents in front of millions of people at the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day ...



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 ...



Mountain View tabs Ohio coach Mike Fell to run football program  East Valley Tribune

Mike Fell has faced far more daunting tasks, but has a philosophy that has worked time and again.



Teen organizers of March For Our Lives Phoenix: 'We are not done'  AZCentral

It was Wednesday night and the 20 or so teenagers in the conference room of a Phoenix office building found seats at tables arranged in a U, ready for one last ...



New questions on Arizona driver’s test promote safety at traffic stops  Cronkite News

Arizonans taking the driver's test this spring will answer questions about how to behave during routine traffic stops in a move to improve driver safety.



Students rally to voice concerns after Fla. school shooting  Arizona Education News Service

High school students in Arizona are holding observances at school and planning upcoming rallies to voice their concerns about on-campus gun violence and ...



Sabino grads bring unique perspective to east-side rivalry game  Arizona Daily Star

Calen McFarland grew up hearing stories from his father and uncles about their high school glory days, when they played football at Sabino High School.



Mesa Public Schools Class of 2014 graduates  Arizona Education News Service

More than 3900 seniors graduated from Dobson, Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline, Westwood and East Valley Academy high schools.



Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block  AZCentral.com

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.



Nine Mesa schools win 2016 A+ award  Arizona Education News Service

For the second year in a row, Mesa has nine schools among Arizona's best K-12 public schools. These outstanding schools are the 2016 winners of A+ School ...



Meet the Mesa school board candidates  azcentral.com

Four candidates are competing for two seats on the Mesa Public Schools governing board.



10 greatest linebackers all-time to come out of Arizona high schools  AZCentral.com

A look at the 10 greatest linebackers in Arizona high school football history.



Collection: Nogales High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.



Arizona high school boys basketball Super 10 rankings: Through Feb. 28  AZCentral.com

This is the final Super 10 rankings by azcentral sports for Arizona high school boys basketball for the 2017-18 season.



Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.



Collection: Amphi High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

Amphitheater has produced great talent, specifically from the Vern Friedli era.



Prescott's Michael Versteeg wins Whiskey Row Marathon for 2nd time in 5 years  Prescott Daily Courier

Prescott resident Michael Versteeg wins the marathon at the 41st annual Whiskey Row Marathon Saturday, May 4. (Les Stukenberg/Courier). mugshot photo.



High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...



Tall car, small child led to Heap tragedy  East Valley Tribune

Todd Heap ranks as one of Mesa's most acclaimed athletes, starring at Mountain View High School and Arizona State University before he became a two-time ...



Collection: Sahuaro High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the top Sahuaro Cougars in program history.



Arizona's top 2019 high school football prospects  AZCentral.com

These are the top players in Arizona high school football who are juniors during the 2017 season.



10 best Arizona high school boys basketball finishes this season  AZCentral

Ride this wild roller coaster into the postseason, because more basketball thrills are on the way.



The next big debate at the Arizona Capitol: Is $6.1B enough for K-12 schools?  AZCentral

Arizona is $317 million shy of the constitutional limit the state can spend on K-12 school districts. The cap was set in the 1980s. Is it time to adjust?



High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton  azcentral.com

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...



Thousands of #RedForEd Arizona teachers rally for more education funding  AZCentral.com

Thousands of Arizona teachers and supporters gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to rally for higher pay and more state money for students.



Arizona high school wrestling preview, rankings  azcentral.com

Last season, Bob Callison and his Mesa Mountain View wrestling team grew gradually more confident in their state-championship chances as the year ...



High school countdown: Salpointe 'workhorse' Bijan Robinson poised for another big season  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the top 22 high school football players in Southern Arizona. Up next: No. 2, Salpointe Catholic running back Bijan Robinson.



Travelin' man Willie Ethington helping Tucson Saguaros in playoff push  Arizona Daily Star

Immediately after finishing a doubleheader against the White Sands Pupfish in Alamogordo, New Mexico, on Wednesday night, the Tucson Saguaros loaded ...



Mesa student hit by teen driver dies  East Valley Tribune

An 11-year-old student at Mesa's Hale Elementary School has died after being struck by a pickup truck driven by a 16-year-old.



Arizona Sports Awards Athletes of the Week  azcentral.com

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors a Male and Female Athlete of the Week, presented by ...



Octavio Audry-Cobos  Arizona Daily Star

Ironwood Ridge junior QB Octavio “Octo” Audry-Cobos started his first varsity game tonight for the Nighthawks. Here's Audry-Cobos after the win: ...



Teens organize Phoenix 'March for Our Lives' in wake of Florida shooting  AZCentral

Two Arizona teens are leading the charge to pressure lawmakers for gun control reform by organizing a March for Our Lives next month in Phoenix.



Gilbert business builds secret doors, passageways for homes  East Valley Tribune

A thriving Gilbert business credits its inspiration to Hollywood spy movies. Creative Home Engineering founder Steve Humble creates customized secret doors ...



Arizona high school football scores and rankings  AZCentral.com

Arizona high school football scores and rankings from throughout the Phoenix area and the state.



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