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As the 2012-2013 school year is soon to kick off, a total of six seats from the Amphitheater and Marana School Districts’ governing boards will be up for grabs come the November General Election.
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Pima County will not offer its low-cost children's recreation program at public schools this summer for students in the first through sixth grades.
July 20, 2005 - Amphitheater Public Schools is taking a step to improve air quality in Tucson, and it all starts at the pump.
People from around the Amphitheater School District gather in front of the Rillito Center for a ribbion-cutting ceremony Monday morning.
Amphitheater School Board member Dr. Kent Barrabee swings from a chair during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the district’s newly renovated Rillito Center for special needs students.
Amphitheater School Board member Dr. Kent Barrabee rides one of the tricycles around the playground of the district’s newly renovated Rillito Center for special needs students during a tour of the facility.
The Amphitheater School District has selected three finalists to interview for the position of Superintendent for the Northwest Tucson School District. With the finalists in place, the Governing Board is providing an opportunity for the public to meet the candidates on April 12.
Amphitheater School District Superintendent Vicki Balentine recently announced she would be retiring when her contract expires on June 30 of this year.
La Canada Hills Limited Partnership has agreed to pay Amphitheater Public Schools $1,200 each time a house sells in its upcoming development, on the south side of the future La Canada Drive extension south of Moore Road.
Amphitheater School District has spent $20 million to update its facilities since a $180 million bond issue was approved by voters in late 2007.
On April 24, the Amphitheater School District Governing Board appointed Patrick Nelson to be the next superintendent.
courtesy of Core Construction, La Cima Middle School, located at 5600 N. La Cañada Dr., is more than halfway completed with the newest additions to the campus. La Cima and many other schools within the Amphitheater School District are being upgraded through the voters $180 million bond election passed in late 2007.
Voters passed a budget override May 17 for Amphitheater Public Schools, increasing the budget by nearly $7 million.
In 2012, two administrators in the Amphitheater School District are eligible to receive up to $10,000 in stipends, or bonuses.
When teachers in the Amphitheater School District get their first paycheck this year, they will see a 2-percent increase in their pay in comparison to their pay last semester. They will also no longer have to take mandatory unpaid days off.
Dec. 22, 2004 - It has been 61 years since Sun City Vistoso resident Chuck Walton graduated from high school in New Jersey. It has been 27 years since his youngest child graduated in Wisconsin.
Students whose AIMS scores are lacking will have the opportunity to bolster their test preparedness in a new program offered this summer at Amphitheater Public Schools.
The Amphitheater School District is looking to renew its current maintenance and operations budget override, and pass a new override for its capital budget on the Nov. 3 special election ballot.
For more than a year, the governing board of Amphitheater Public Schools has been exploring whether to hold a budget override election to free up needed money for the district.
With the end of employee contract negotiations in the Amphitheater School District looming, district officials are now wondering whether what little money coming from the state will go toward pay raises or skyrocketing healthcare premiums.
District voters Nov. 5 will choose two new members for the board from a field of three candidates. Incumbents Mary Schuh and board president Ken Smith chose not to run for re-election.
Fifteen Odyssey of the Mind teams from the Amphitheater Public Schools district and one from Casas Christian School will compete in the Odyssey of the Mind state finals April 17 in Chandler.
The Amphitheater Governing Board at its April 9 meeting voted unanimously to amend a part of the teacher code of ethics that governs nondiscrimination against students, adding sexual orientation.
The Amphi Foundation has been busy at work, and has a lot more to do going forward, as shown in their November update. The Amphi Foundation works closely with each of the schools in the Amphi School District to raise money and provide necessities for students.