Director of Student Affairs and District Safety Director John Meza was honored recently by the Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AzGIA) with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
2017 Marco de Niza Graduate Briana Fleming has been chosen as Arizona’s “Lead Female Performer in a High School Musical” for her performance in Marcos’ spring production of “Cinderella.” She will travel to New York City to compete in national Jimmy® Awards.
More than sixty Mountain Pointe High School Band and Orchestra Alumni spent their Saturday welcoming back an old friend and supporting the revitalization of the program. Mr. Leo Werner returns to Mountain Pointe this year to direct the band and orchestra programs, bringing his 28 years of experience as a music educator.
Tempe Union High School District and Desert Vista High School welcome Tommy Eubanks as the new Assistant Principal for Athletics of Desert Vista High School.
This is a weekly look at a high school football player who may be flying under the radar now but could emerge during the 2017 season as a surprise breakout performer.
We know, summer just started but it's never too early to mark your calendars for "back to school events" like book distribution, freshman orientation and other important dates.
Students from Corona del Sol joined 303 of the top high school quiz bowl teams at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on May 27 for the 2017 High School National Championship Tournament.
Azcentral. com sports has named their beach volleyball athlete and coach of the year and both are from Corona del Sol.
Desert Vista High School is recommending that Cody Brassfield be approved by the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board as the school’s 2017-18 head varsity baseball coach and Raymond Patche as the school’s 2017-2018 varsity girls’ basketball coach.
On May 15, the Mountain Pointe Wildlife Club was honored at the Arizona Diamondbacks game as a recipient of a $5000 grant through the School Challenge program.
A Message from Brian Fleming, Assistant Principal for Athletics: I wanted to share a feel good story with you all.
McClintock High’s Mr. John Hankinson is this week’s KNIX “Teacher of the Week!” Barrel Boy surprised him in class on Thursday to present the award.
All seven Tempe Union High School came together on May 9, 2017 at Desert Vista High School to celebrate the achievements of students involved in Career and Technical Education.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
If you ask Corona del Sol student, Andrea Lara-Garcia when she knew she wanted to compete for the Flinn scholarship, she will tell you it was her freshman year in high school. In fact, she credits her older brother for giving her the advice to plan for college and to research scholarships to help her prepare.
A group of Tempe high school engineering and physics students raced inside boats made entirely of cardboard and duct tape Thursday, as part of a school project.
A record 93 high school students are on track to graduate from Rio Salado College this month, earning associate degrees before their high school diplomas. Forty of these students are from the Tempe Union High School District.
The community is invited to a sendoff salute to 56 Tempeans on Monday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway. Tempe Community Salutes will recognize these recruits before they join the ranks of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy, and the Arizona Army National Guard. It is the third year for this program in Tempe.
Tempe Union High School District student athletes, teams and coaches were honored on April 30 by azcentral.com at ASU’s Gammage Auditorium.
A crowd estimated at more than 400 attended Tempe Union High School District’s free special presentation “The Minds of Boy and Girls,” delivered by Dr. Michael Gurian. The event was held Feb. 8 in the auditorium of McClintock High School.
In its final concert of the school year, the Marcos de Niza Chamber Orchestra is excited to be joined by a special guest - world-renowned violinist and Concertmaster of the Phoenix Symphony, Steven Moeckel. The show is free and open to the public.
Dr. Cliff Moon considers his first nine months in Tempe Union’s newly created role of Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator part of what he calls "a building year." He’s spent his time having conversations, discussions and perhaps more importantly listening and building relationships within the school community and among its stakeholders.