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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.



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?"



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.



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?"



Arizona schools chief to develop school safety plans  Arizona Daily Sun

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



White teen slammed for racist promposal  New York Post

Two Arizona high school students are getting heat for a racist promposal which used a poster mocking slavery to ask a girl to the dance.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

East Valley high school students are pleading for help.



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.



Mountain View High School raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation  FOX 10 News Phoenix

It was an unexpected surprise for a 13-year-old boy from Mesa. Perrin Steel, who had a liver transplant, arrived at Mountain View High School to thank the ...



Mesa Mountain View High School briefly on lockdown over 'suspicious object'  azcentral.com

A Mesa high school was on lockdown for about an hour Wednesday morning after a suspicious object was found on the campus.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Shot clock playing to rave reviews at Visit Mesa Basketball Challenge  AZCentral

Nobody notices there is a 35-second shot clock until late in tight games during the Visit Mesa Basketball Challenge. And that's a good thing.



Arizona teen helps plan student walkout to urge action on gun laws  Arizona Daily Star

Mountain View High School junior said Monday he is helping organize a student walkout Wednesday to get the attention of legislators.



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.



Paul Moro leads expanded Mount Rushmore of Arizona high school football coaches  AZCentral

With the death of the most successful football coach in Arizona high school history on Saturday, I thought this would be a good time to pay tribute to Paul Moro ...



Mountain Ridge High March sports calendar  Your Valley

Mountain Ridge's Zach Martinez throws a pitch against Sandra Day O'Connor on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. [Jacob ...



Five to watch: Top high school football games of 2018  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season starts Thursday, which means every week will be filled with at least a dozen games across Tucson and Southern Arizona.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



'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.



Mountain View's Gary Ernst stays true to self through changing hoops scene  AZCentral

Mesa Mountain View coach Gary Ernst says he's not chasing 1,000 wins. So Ernst won't fade from the Arizona high school basketball scene, Visit Mesa ...



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, ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Arrests Made in Threats Against Tucson Magnet, Mountain View High  Patch.com

Arrests In Threats Against Tucson-Area Schools - Tucson, AZ - Two teens were arrested in separate incidents. One for threatening Mountain View High School ...



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

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



'This Was Our Moment:' Arizona Rallies For Education Funding  KJZZ

At least 1000 schools in the Valley planned to participate in a “walk-in” demonstration to show support for public education and demand more funding from ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Bryce Porter  White Mountain Independent

Bryce Gregory Porter, 35, died peacefully Nov. 30, 2018 surrounded by those who loved him in Show Low. He was born May 13, 1983 in Mesa to Gregory Porter ...



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.



Here's a team-by-team look at the 2018 high school football schedule  Arizona Daily Star

Here's a look at every Tucson team's schedule for 2018.



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.



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 ...



Arizona students plan to walk out of class to push for gun control  KTAR.com

Students at several Valley high schools walked out of their classrooms on Wednesday to call for stricter gun laws.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



AZ Dept. of Education recognizes outstanding civics programs at 35 schools  Arizona Education News Service

Thirty-five Arizona public schools are being recognized for their outstanding civics programs as 2016-17 Arizona Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona ...



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.



Want more? Here are 22 players to watch this season  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 ...



Arizona Activists, Democrats Call for Special Session After Texas School Shooting  Phoenix New Times

Arizona activists who mobilized on gun violence after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in February reacted to today's shooting in Texas with a call for a ...



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.



Dozens gather at Phoenix vigil in honor of Parkland shooting victims  AZCentral

The vigil was held at Madison Meadows Middle School, on the one-year anniversary of the shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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?



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.



Meet the Mesa school board candidates  azcentral.com

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



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 ...



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: ...



Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools  azcentral.com

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



'Pride of Prescott' marching to state championships  The Daily Courier

“The Pride of Prescott” marching band was awarded an “Excellent” rating, the highest honor in its division, Saturday at the State Marching Festival in Mesa to ...



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 ...



Why is Gov. Doug Ducey afraid of unarmed kids from March for Our Lives Arizona?  AZCentral

The students with March for Our Lives Arizona wanted to speak with gubernatorial candidates. Only one of them declined.



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 ...



CDO baseball ready to roll under new coach Jason Hisey  Tucson Local Media

The pinging sound of aluminum bats meeting rawhide leather baseballs cut through a rainy Thursday afternoon at Canyon del Oro High School.



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.



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.



Mesa High School getting new principal  azcentral.com

Mountain View High School Assistant Principal Lisa Creaser will become principal of Mesa High School next school year. She will replace Jim Souder, who is ...



Arizona Educators Walking Out Of Schools, But Not On Their Students  KJZZ

Teachers at some Arizona schools are putting together meals to make sure their students don't go hungry while they are on strike.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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?



Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Patch.com

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...



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