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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded Helen's Hope Chest a $55,000 grant to purchase furniture, fixtures and equipment for a building under construction that will house the clothing, book and school-supply bank for foster children.
Residents of Gilbert and the rest of the East Valley spent the last week remembering the events of 9/11 during several ceremonies and events.
Some schools are delayed or closed Monday due to extensive flooding and bad weather conditions.
School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Aug. 4.
School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Monday afternoon.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified School District begin on July 21. Students at Higley Unified School District, Kyrene School District and Tempe Union High School District start classes on Aug. 4; the Tempe Elementary School District begins again on Aug. 5; and sessions at Gilbert Public Schools and Mesa Public Schools start on Aug. 6.
People speak about autism as if it were the embodiment of hopelessness. It’s a disorder marked by lacking — a lack of social awareness, a lack of communication skills from an early age, a lack of understanding of emotions — and one that doesn’t have a cure. It’s treated and discussed as if it were a death sentence for life.
BEST PUBLIC (DISTRICT) SCHOOL
3507 S. Ranch House Parkway
(480) 279-8200 or husd.org/Page/4646
Named for the Higley Unified School District’s 100th anniversary, Centennial was founded in 2009 and has been an “A Rated School” — the state’s top academic label for schools — since 2011. It serves children of the local community in kindergarten through eighth grade. The school also houses HUSD’s Gifted Program for grades four through six.
Second place - TIE
Higley Traditional Academy
3391 E. Vest Ave.
(480) 279-6800 or husd.org/Domain/1311
3900 S Mountain Road, Mesa
(480) 497-4032 or GilbertSchools.net/Domain/41
Third place - tie
1211 E. Guadalupe Road
(480) 892-2803 or http://www.gilbertschools.net/Domain/39
Cooley Middle School
1100 S. Recker Road
(480) 279-8300 or husd.org/Domain/2421
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Editor’s note: Higley Unified School District recently honored its 2014 Teachers of the Year during an evening to celebrate all teachers. Governing board president Venessa Whitener shared these words, written below. May 5-10 is National Teacher Appreciation Week.
As the Arizona Legislature continues to debate the budget, districts across the East Valley are using the information they have available to anticipate any changes they’ll experience for the 2014-15 school year.
A bill introduced by the state Senate would have cost school districts across Arizona, including the East Valley, a sizable chunk of funding for the upcoming fiscal year.
Arizona is broken! No "ifs," "ands" or "buts", the state the once reigned supreme in growth, jobs, education, public pensions and public safety is now best known for being the source for national humor and taking the heat off of Mississippi as being the armpit of ignorance in America.
A solid foundation set from 2013 projects has Gilbert Mayor John Lewis highly optimistic for the town’s economic success for 2014.
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.
With a week left until the end of the year and the 2013 tax season, school districts across the East Valley are accepting tax donations that will benefit their extracurricular activities.
The Higley Unified School District is fortunate to be in the East Valley, surrounded by municipal leaders who place a high priority on education: Gilbert Mayor John Lewis, Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney, Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and Mesa Mayor Scott Smith.
In the past, exceeding on the AIMS testing meant that Arizona high school students could qualify for free tuition at one of the three Arizona universities. Now that the scholarship has been slashed by about three-fourths the original amount, some East Valley high schools are supplying students with their own incentives to encourage high test scores.
It took a full-size school bus and a box truck to deliver all the food gathered by Williams Field High School students to United Food Bank Arizona in Mesa on Friday.
Amid cannon fire, flyovers and parachutists, the Higley Unified School District honored many veterans during its Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 8 — one of several events in the East Valley to recognize those who have served.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Residents of Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert participated in numerous projects within the city and school districts last weekend as part of the annual Make a Difference Day.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
Budget overrides for Gilbert Public Schools as well as the Chandler Unified, Higley Unified, Queen Creek Unified and Tempe Union School Districts were voted down soundly a year ago. But that isn’t stopping the five districts — and a few others in the East Valley — from giving voters another chance to keep education budgets at their current mark.