With superior performances in Arizona, theater students from Mountain Pointe High School have qualified for nationals. It’s the first time they will attend the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The McClintock Chargers had their highest state team finish since 2008, led by twins Gator and Marco Groves who each earned their third straight state wrestling titles.
Corona Del Sol High School was selected as the National Academic Quiz Tournaments High School Team of the Week for the week of February 4, 2017. The team finished undefeated at the recent Arizona Quiz Bowl Association February Tournament held at Arizona State University.
Seven Tempe Union High School District students were crowned individual state champions and Corona Del Sol earned the Division I team title in the AIA High School Wrestling Championships, held at the Prescott Valley Event Center Feb. 9-11, 2017. A total of 23 wrestlers from five Tempe Union schools finished in the top six in their respective weight classes.
Social Studies textbooks will be recommended for adoption to the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board at the Feb. 15, 2017 Board meeting.
The textbooks will be available in the District Office lobby for public review from Feb. 15, 2017 to March 1, 2017. The Board will vote on the recommendations at its March 1, 2017 meeting.
Seventeen preschoolers in the Early Learning Center at McClintock High School participated in the annual St. Jude’s Trike-A-Thon on February 10, 2017. The students spent the week leading up to the event learning about bicycle safety and collecting donations for St. Jude's Research Hospital.
You wouldn’t expect the Tempe Union High School District Office to be full of people on a Saturday.
We Want You Back kickoff meeting But on the chilly morning of January 7, 2017, the place was packed and the air was bursting with energy and excitement. Dozens of people showed up with one mission in mind – to visit the homes of students who have left the District and encourage them to return to school.
More than 3500 Arizona DECA students, advisors and volunteers participated in the 2017 District Conference held Jan. 17 at Arizona State University. Tempe Union students competed by school in District 5.
Two Desert Vista teachers will have great stories and experiences to share in their classrooms after trips that will take them across the globe. Social Studies teacher Dawn Schmidt and World History teacher Linda Burrows have been selected to participate in prestigious overseas study programs.
McClintock High School was party headquarters for the annual Smiles of Christmas celebration. Held on November 29, 2016, the event drew nearly 200 students from across Tempe Union High School District and another 200 from Threw Elementary school.
Padre Pride was front and center at the recent Investiture Ceremony for Maricopa County Superior court Judge Erin O’Brien Otis, who was appointed to the Court in September by Governor Doug Ducey. Judge Otis is a 1994 graduate of Marcos de Niza High School and Tempe Union High School District JROTC cadets participated in her Jan. 20, 2017 ceremony.
Desert Vista and Corona del Sol have qualified to compete with the best of the best at the National Academic Quiz Tournaments 2017 High School National Championship Tournament to be held May 26-28 in Atlanta.
The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) has announced that Dr. Anna Battle, Assistant Superintendent for Operations, has been recognized by the association as a Certified Athletic Administrator. According to NIAAA, Dr. Battle is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.
The Being in the Know Project from Community Bridges presented by Stephanie Siete is coming to Desert Vista on Thursday, January 26, at 6:30 pm, in the Dr. Joe McDonald Auditorium.
Voters made history in November when they elected Berdetta Hodge to the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board. Ms. Hodge, who has deep ties to Tempe and to Tempe Union, is the first African-American to be elected to the Board.
Four Tempe Union High School District students and 13 employees were honored by the City of Tempe for demonstrating a commitment to diversity, a core principle of the City. The 19th Annual City of Tempe Human Relations Commission MLK Diversity Awards Breakfast was held on Jan. 16, 2017.
As part of our ongoing efforts surrounding social-emotional wellness, TUHSD is proud to host Dr. Michael Gurian, as he presents his keynote, "The Minds of Boys and Girls". February 8, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. held at McClintock H.S. Auditorium.
McClintock High School is recommending that Corbin Smith be approved by the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board as head football coach and special education teacher.
John Meza brings a wealth of experience to his new role with Tempe Union High School District as Interim Director of Student Affairs and District Safety.
Meza retired as Mesa Police Department’s Chief of Police in December 2016. He comes to TUHSD after more than three decades of service to the community of Mesa.