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The Amphitheater School District’s annual district-wide spelling bee was held at Wilson K-8 School last week.
Sixteen schools brought 25 teams to the Duel in the Desert at Marana Middle School for the 4th annual Falcon Football Jamboree.
Last week, the Amphitheater and Marana Unified school districts held their annual district-wide spelling bees, each sending four students and an alternate to the Pima County Spelling Bee next month.
Kindergarteners at Coronado Middle School lit up as a sixth grade class surprised them by making hand-made blankets for Christmas.
Sixth graders at Coronado Middle School, Dallas Yahraes and Casey Juan, hold their hand-made blankets. Kindergarteners received the blankets as a Christmas gift from the sixth grade class. They are part of an elective class, Life Skills, that teaches them cooking, sewing, planting and more.
Kiara Lane, a sixth-grade student at Coronado Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally-recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Catalina/Oro Valley Lions Club.
Odessa Mix, a sixth-grade student at Coronado Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Catalina/Oro Valley Lions Club.
Displaying their winning posters were Coronado Middle School students, from left, Ashley Clark, Odessa Mix and Rudy Vargas. Their art teacher, Jennifer Pike, is pictured at right.
A week after handing Canyon Del Oro its first regular season loss since 2008, the biggest concern for Ironwood Ridge High School’s football team was suffering a letdown against Marana.
Ten football players and a few of their friends squeezed under a small canopy to hide from the hot sun Saturday morning.
Which middle school has the strongest football team? Local footballers will decide who has those bragging rights when Marana Middle School hosts its "Duel in the Desert" jamboree tomorrow from 7 a.m. to noon.
Man injured in Avra Valley house fire
School may not start until Aug. 8 but members of the Marana Middle School’s Falcons football team have already been working hard this summer, preparing for the upcoming season.
AMPHITHEATER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Few people at Ironwood Ridge High School might have pegged Kyra Batté as a future Miss Pima County.
Youth performance groups are lining up for Oro Valley’s sixth annual Holiday Parade, to be held this Saturday, Dec. 11, along Naranja between La Cholla and La Cañada.
Thursday, Nov. 18 — Coronado K-8 PTO meeting, 6:45 p.m., library; MUSD governing board meeting, 7 p.m., Marana Municipal Complex.
Wednesday, Oct. 27 — Coronado K-8, Burgers & Books 5-8 p.m., small gym; Wilson K8 Craft Fair
Peace event, unity rally go 'til Friday
Middle school grid teams in Saturday event
Louis Payne is 5-10 and 220 pounds, a block of a young man who can bench press 335 pounds and loves to fly about the football field, hitting anyone in sight.
The Amphitheater School District has received a donation of about $600,000.