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Central High School starts modernization project  AZ Big Media

Phoenix Union High School District is celebrating the start of construction for Central High School's modernization project. The $9 million renovation includes the ...

Murray Ready for September 8th, TIllman and Casteel Coach, ASU and Jayden...  Sports360AZ

I don't need to see many more plays out of Kyler Murray this month. What he showed in the preseason opener was enough for me. I'm sure there's the need to ...

Kendall Richard Johnson | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

Kendall Richard Johnson. February 5, 1959-July 8, 2019. DAVENPORT-Kendall Richard Johnson, 60, went to be with his Lord & Savior on July 8, 2019.

Black student humiliated by classmates during lesson on desegregation  TheGrio

A history lesson about the Little Rock Nine took a left turn at Basis Phoenix Central School left a child humiliated and his mother took action.

Central's Chandler Hovik, 24, becomes youngest head football coach in Arizona  AZCentral

Chandler Hovik became the youngest head football coach in Arizona this week when Phoenix Central High School named him its permanent coach, replacing ...

Phoenix mom outraged over history lesson  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ — A Phoenix mother is taking to social media to call out her son's school over a class activity she says was racially insensitive. The lesson was ...

From refugee camp to Central High: Kwete brothers making most of athletic opportunities  Cronkite News

Kwete brothers fled war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo and are making the most of their opportunities.

Phoenix police investigating threat at Central High School  AZFamily

Phoenix police are investigating a threat that was written on a bathroom wall at Central High School.

Chandler Hovik ready to lead Central football | Sports  East Valley Tribune

Ahwatukee native Chandler Hovik's journey to becoming the head football coach at Central High School was quicker than most.

Central football coach Jon Clanton on leave pending outcome of investigation of postgame altercation  AZCentral

Phoenix Central High School football coach Jon Clanton has been placed on leave, pending the completion of an investigation involving a postgame ...

Hopewell Valley Central High School Junior Recognized Internationally for Environmental Genetics Research  MercerMe

Hopewell Valley Central High School junior, Sonja Michaluk, was recognized internationally as an Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) Finalist ...

BASIS teacher had class shame a black student for lesson on school segregation, mom says  AZCentral

A Phoenix mother says her black son was forced to walk through his class at BASIS Central Phoenix as his teacher and fellow students berated him.

Activism for Our Lives joins high school students to lobby for school safety bill  The State Press

ASU freshman and March for Our Lives representative, Samia Muraweh, talks with a State Press reporter at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, ...

Mom Says Arizona Teacher Had Class Shame Black 9-Year-Old to Teach a Very Important History Lesson on Racism  The Root

The mother of a student who attends an Arizona charter school alleges that a third-grade teacher had the class reenact an important moment in the history of Jim ...

Arizona lawmakers find time to debate lemonade, but not school shootings, teens say  AZCentral

Teens with March For Our Lives AZ blasted lawmakers for ignoring their school safety legislation and instead debating making lemonade the state drink.

HVCHS Student Takes Top Prize at Mercer Science and Engineering Fair for Second Year Running  MercerMe

An eleventh grade student at Hopewell Valley Central High School took the top prize this week at the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF) at Rider ...

Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally  AZCentral

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.

Mattress donation helps families in need  Arizona Education News Service

One hundred forty-five mattresses were delivered to Central High School, January 30, and school community liaisons across Phoenix Union High School District ...

7. Jerry Stitt, Phoenix Central High School  Arizona Daily Star

first-team All-American in 1968, Stitt hit .364 and was considered the top defensive outfielder in college baseball. Others chosen to that first team were future ...

How can Arizona not require schools to teach about the Holocaust?  AZCentral

Opinion: Arizona's academic standards don't require lessons on the Holocaust - essentially saying the modern-day genocide doesn't matter.

Arizona Catholic schools open their doors to students with special needs  AZCentral

Decades after public schools were required to provide special education, Arizona parochial schools are making changes to become more inclusive.

Refugee students build new dreams in AZ public schools  Arizona Education News Service

When Oliver Kwete's family fled the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, his mother told the then five-year-old boy and his six siblings that they were going ...

Many Phoenix Area Schools to be Closed Starting Thursday When Teachers Go On Strike  Phoenix New Times

School districts in the Valley have signaled different approaches to preparing for the walkout.

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 ...

Bill Clinton fires up crowd for Hillary at Phoenix Central High School  Cronkite News

Former President Bill Clinton addresses a crowd of Hillary Clinton supporters at Central High School in Phoenix on Sunday (Photo by Ty Scholes/Cronkite News).

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.

From refugee camp to high school football, Kwete twins making it big at Central  AZCentral

Eloi and Cosmas Kwete arrived two years ago from a refugee camp in Zimbabwe never having played football. Now they've got major colleges interested.

Heres How Every CT High School Ranks By County: U.S. News

Here's How CT High Schools Rank: U.S. News - Across Connecticut, CT - See how your high school compares to others nearby in this new list from U.S. News ...

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 ...

Phoenix high school students get free phones from Sprint  FOX 10 News Phoenix

It's an exciting morning at Central High School as freshman from all over the Phoenix Union High School District get in line for their free phones from Sprint.

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 ...

Segregation: Phoenix Schools Separate and Unequal  Phoenix New Times

Nearly two-thirds of students of color attend a highly segregated public school in Phoenix's divided education system, decades after segregation.

Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 1. Last game: Beat Michigan City (Ind.) High School 81-50. Next: Harlan High School (Chicago). 2. McEachern. Powder Springs, GA 13 - 0 - 0.

Who is left? Top 2019 Arizona high school football recruits yet to commit  AZCentral

With this being the second year for the early signing period in December, more Arizona high school football seniors than in recent memory have committed this ...

Arizona HS football coach arrested on suspicion of luring a minor for sex  USA TODAY High School Sports

Mountain Ridge High School (Glendale, Ariz.) football coach Vince Ciliberti was arrested in Mesa Friday on suspicion of luring a minor for sexual exploitation.

Voter registration drive focuses on students  Cronkite News

Phoenix school district delivers voting message to eligible students. Thousands of Arizonans searched for "voter registration" in English and Spanish during the ...

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

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 football player signings and commitments for the Class of 2019  AZCentral

This is a list of the top Class of 2019 football players in Arizona and where they have committed to play college football.

10 Arizona high school football players expected to break out in 2018  AZCentral

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who are on the cusp of breaking out big this season.

Robotics competition “the hardest fun you'll ever have.”  Payson Roundup

Is it a competition? Or is it collaboration? First Robotics officials call it “the ultimate sport for the mind.” Payson Center for Success robotics instructor Michael Ellis ...

Arizona high school football recruiting: Top recruits in 2019 class  AZCentral

A look at the top Arizona high school football recruits from the 2019 class.

Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools

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

Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear  WPLN

Nearly 2300 teachers have just had a mountain of student loan debt lifted off their backs, according to previously unreleased figures from the U.S..

20 years later, former Arizona Wildcats star Trung Canidate still dreams of roses  Arizona Daily Star

Star running back set a school record, torched ASU and then waited for Arizona to accept a Rose Bowl bid. It never happened.

N-word controversy at Phoenix high school altered their senior year, changed district's efforts to combat racism

PHOENIX -- A brief Snapchat photo altered lives, changed the conversations at a suburban Phoenix high school.

Desert Vista High School girl apologizes for N-word incident

AHWATUKEE -- A photo circulated Friday of six Desert Vista High School students posing with shirts that spell the N-word. Now a petition is asking for the girls to ...

JLL competes $10.9M Phoenix office flip  AZ Big Media

Spurred by strong confidence in the Phoenix office market, the Phoenix office of JLL, on behalf of property buyer G2 Capital, has completed the $10.9 million ...

Intriguing Arizona high school spring football story lines  AZCentral

A look at some of the more intriguing story lines this spring as I bounce from school to school as teams get ready for 2018 football season.

Meghan McCain on Glioblastoma Awareness Day: 'I'm coming home to Arizona'  AZCentral

The McCain family honored the late Sen. John McCain on Wednesday, the first year the nation is recognizing July 17 as Glioblastoma Awareness Day, named ...

William Hardy Loyd - Obituaries - The Daily Herald - Columbia, TN  Columbia Daily Herald

William Hardy Loyd, 79, longtime educator, mentor, and coach, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at his residence in Santa Fe, Tennessee.Funeral services for Mr.

Mayors: High-school dropouts cost Arizona $7.6 billion over lifetime

More than 18000 Arizona students who dropped out of high school this year will cost the state $7.6 billion over their lifetimes, according to a new report from ...

Ribbon-cutting, Dedication for Phoenix Coding Academy High School  Arizona Education News Service

Phoenix Union's newest small specialty school, the Phoenix Coding Academy, will have a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the newly constructed ...

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.

AzMERIT scores show modest gains, decreases in Phoenix school district  Cronkite News

AzMERIT results show modest improvements in performance on standardized tests for Phoenix schools.

Arizona high school football recruiting: Top recruits in 2020 class  AZCentral

A look at the top 100 football recruits in Arizona for the 2020 class, 10 at a time.

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 ...

Countdown: 50 things to watch for in the 2018 Arizona high school football season  AZCentral

With Wednesday marking 50 days before the first Arizona high school football game to be played in 2018, let's look at 50 things to look forward to this season: ...

Hamilton DB Javin Wright following family legacy to Nebraska  AZCentral

Following a legacy his father Toby Wright left at Nebraska as a defensive back, Hamilton's Javin Wright will be part of the Black Shirts.

Saguaro standout could miss senior high school football season due to prior-contact rule  AZCentral

Scottsdale Saguaro running back Marqui Johnson may have to sit out his senior football season because of the Arizona Interscholastic Association's ...

Bruce Robert Blank, 72 - Austin Daily Herald  Austin Herald

Bruce Robert Blank, 72, a long time Austin, Minnesota, resident, died on Nov. 30, 2018, after a valiant battle against lymphoma. Bruce was born March 11, 1946, ...

National exposure: Pinnacle, Chaparral football game will be live on ESPNU  AZCentral

Chandler to be featured in a key regional game, while Chaparral at Pinnacle will be on national television this season.

High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial

Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.

Superfly's Lost Lake Festival In Phoenix, AZ Cancelled  Live for Live Music

On Friday, Superfly's Lost Lake Festival officially canceled, marking an end to the second-year festival in Phoenix, Arizona.

3 things we learned from Gov. Doug Ducey's State of the State speech  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey delivered his fifth State of the State speech on Monday afternoon, an address where he laid out his goals for the next legislative session and ...

Gay students find safe haven at specialty school  USA TODAY

When bullying endangers students or causes them to drop out, advocates say programs like Q High can keep children safe and on track academically.

Creative Center of Scottsdale co-working space helps artists get their work out  AZCentral

She wanted a space to work on her photography. It's also what her woodworker pal and artist cousins and friends craved to support their careers. Photographer ...

What's named after Sen. John McCain in Arizona — and what could be?  AZCentral

Given John McCain's enormous influence in Arizona, it won't be surprising to see more efforts to name landmarks or buildings after the senator.

Arizona Christian Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Jeff Bowen and Arizona Christian Football are excited to announce their 2018 signing day class. Twenty-nine athletes signed to play for...

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 ...

Study: Ariz. teens have 3rd-earliest wake-up time in U.S.

If your teenagers look tired, it may be because Arizona high school students wake up earlier and get less sleep than those in other states.

Central Two-Way Star Clanton Ready For Big Finish  Sports360AZ

It was never a question of if, simply when Central two-way star Casey Clanton would grow into his own body. After all, his dad and head coach, Jon Clanton was ...

Science advocacy group bids to draft astronaut Mark Kelly for Arizona's 2020 Senate race  AZCentral

A pro-science group that helped elect nine federal candidates in 2018 has launched an effort to recruit retired astronaut Mark Kelly to run for the Democratic ...

Arizona governor debate in Tucson: Fact-checking the candidates  AZCentral

The candidates made some provocative statements in their debate in Tucson, but not everything Doug Ducey and David Garcia said was true.

Louisville offers 7 Saguaro football players scholarships on same day  AZCentral

Saguaro had a record number of offers from one major college football team Tuesday.

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly running for U.S. Senate as Democrat to take on McSally  AZCentral

Mark Kelly, the retired astronaut and husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, launched his campaign to run for the U.S. Senate seat once occupied by the late ...

Caliber announces first Opportunity Zone project  AZ Big Media

Scottsdale-based Caliber – The Wealth Development Company has been on the forefront of Opportunity Zones since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts passed in ...

Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.

Arizona high school football championship scores

These are the scores for the 2017 Arizona high school football postseason tournaments.

Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports

The Sultans, the Monsoon, the ... Frogs? A look at the most creative and inspired nicknames across Arizona high school sports.

Sen. John McCain's role in Trump dossier intrigue detailed in deposition  AZCentral

New details about the late Sen. John McCain's role in distributing a salacious 2016 dossier involving President Donald Trump were revealed in recently ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Early Signing Period 2018: WSU inks first part of 2019 recruiting class  CougCenter

Good morning, and welcome to early Christmas! The football season isn't even actually over yet, but the Early Signing Period for the 2019 recruiting class gets ...

Basketball brothers: Finkes suit up for GCU this season  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Michael and Tim Finke didn't think they would have the chance to play college basketball together. Michael is 4 years older and had ...

Girls Fab 50: Texas, California top big-numbers list that includes players from 21 states  Volleyball Magazine

This year's Girls Fab 50 is large in a lot of ways. For starters, it's the largest voting panel of NCAA Division I coaches we've had for the Fab 50 ...

Takeaways from Scottsdale 7-on-7 Arizona high school football tournament  AZCentral

There was intrigue, surprises, and a chance for players to make names for themselves in the first big Arizona high school passing tournament.

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 ...

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.

Delight Koho Carmichael  Bend Bulletin

Aug. 13, 1925 - April 23, 2019Delight Koho Carmichael passed away on April 23, 2019 in Salem. She was 93. She was born on August 13, 1925 to Shirley Ray ...

Arizona high school football scores and rankings

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

Future Division I QBs on display as Arizona HS football 7-on-7s take off  AZCentral

With a record 38 high school football teams competing Saturday in the GBAC in Scottsdale, future college quarterbacks will be on display.

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.

Arizona high school football Player of the Year nominees

Editor's note: With the 6A through 2A football tournaments about to start (1A is already underway), this is a good time to roll out 20 nominees for the ...

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.

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 ...

Tattoos come and go, but comedian/hypnotist and ASU grad Flip Orley is always funny  AZCentral

Phoenix native and ASU grad Flip Orley, a comic hypnotist, returns to Tempe Improv for new shows, stories and tattoo work.

Laurene Boushee, 94 – Page 1 Publications  East Grand Forks Exponent

Laurene Boushee, 94, entered her heavenly home in the arms of her loving children at her farm home on Friday, July 12, 2019. Laurene was born to Swedish ...

All 22: PV Trojans Ready To Fight On  Sports360AZ

It's late afternoon as the sun sets to the west of Paradise Valley High School in north Phoenix. On the steamy turf players work drills with their respective position ...

John McCain's beloved dog Burma dies in 'tragic accident,' Cindy McCain says  AZCentral

John McCain's dog, Burma, who was a constant companion to the late senator during his final months at the family home near Sedona, has died in a "tragic ...

New Phoenix Union assistant supt., principals highlight administrative moves  Arizona Education News Service

A new assistant superintendent and principal changes at Cesar Chavez, Betty Fairfax, South Mountain and Metro Tech High Schools are among the Phoenix ...

High school football notes: Desert Ridge makes right call to avoid fight at end of JV game at Mesa

Desert Ridge coach Jeremy Hathcock avoided a potential fight with Mesa by keeping his players out of the post-game handshake line.

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