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.
Join the the Botany Club and Environmental Club in the Corona del Sol Garden on Earth Day, Saturday April 22, for hands-on activitiesfrom 9am-noon. Have fun while learning sustainable gardening tips.
For the second time, Desert Vista High School has earned the A+ School of Excellence™ Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation*.
Mountain Pointe High School Engineering teacher Mel Wendell has been named 2017 Arizona Regional Robotics Teacher of the Year by FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). Ms. Wendell was nominated by her students and was presented with the award at the FRC 2017 Arizona West Regional which was held April 5-8 at Grand Canyon University.
A partnership between the Tempe Union High School District, ASU Preparatory Academy and Arizona State University aims to provide a new, innovative option for moving more students to graduation and college success.
This fall, ASU Prep will provide expanded college going opportunities at Tempe Union’s Compadre Academy as the two schools begin operating their respective programs collaboratively on the Compadre campus.
The Tempe Diablos announced the winners for the 28th Annual Excellence in Education Awards. More than 300 teachers, administrators and staff from the tri-district, Tempe Union, Tempe Elementary and Kyrene were nominated for their outstanding contributions.
The Marcos de Niza Best Buddies chapter was recently named Most Amazing Chapter in Arizona, which recognizes the Padres as the best chapter out of 48 across the state.
The non-profit Tempe Dollars for Scholars will hold its 11th annual awards event on Monday, April 24, 2017, in support of the academic success of Tempe Union High School District students.
Students and staff at Mountain Pointe High School wore pink on April 7, 2017 to show their support for teacher Ms. Leah Gilbert, who is fighting cancer.