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Amphitheater School District wants to hold on to the budget override that it has used to maintain lower class sizes, keep physical education and the arts in elementary schools, and boost teacher pay.
(BPT) - While school prep is normally focused around kindergarten and elementary school students, increasingly preparations are occurring at much younger ages. Enhancing learning-based skills in preschoolers can be invaluable to their development and play is an essential role in early classroom experiences.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
Marana Unified School District anticipates a bus delay this afternoon due to the heavy rains and related road conditions.
School lunch staff and students enjoy the new school lunch menu created to meet the new standards at the Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in September 2012.
With a deadline looming for a federal program to give free meals to all students in certain low-income schools, some Arizona districts are finding there really is no such thing as a free lunch.
Northwest side students did well in Pima County’s anti-graffiti poster contest.
Copper Creek Elementary School held its annual fundraiser, the Hawk Walk, last week. In lieu of selling candy or similar items, students get donations from family and friends. They then walk around a course that covers most of the school’s campus while encountering many surprises along the way.
The Ironwood Ridge High School mascot runs around the plaza of Copper Creek Elementary School getting high fives during the annual Hawk Walk fundraiser event.
Copper Creek Elementary School’s Wendy Cronk gets a face full of chocolate syrup courtesy of Hailey Cogelja, as Principal Tanya Wall looks on. The top five donation collectors and one raffle winner won the opportunity to turn the two staff members into a sundae.
Monica Aguirre, who has a child in the first grade at Copper Creek Elementary School, helps cool off Hawk Walk participants during the schools fund raiser event last week.
Copper Creek Elementary School Principal Tanya Wall makes her way out of the “messy zone” after being covered with numerous sweets and sundae toppings.
Canyon Del Oro High School cheerleaders and members of the pom line perform a cheer for the students at Copper Creek Elementary School last week.
Ironwood Ridge High School freshman Yara Solorzano gives a high five to a student participating in the Copper Creek Hawk Walk.
Ironwood Ridge High School freshman Yara Solorzano gets tossed into the air along the Hawk Walk route at Copper Creek Elementary School on Friday, Aug. 22. The event is the school’s largest fundraiser for the year.
Interfaith Community Services needs help collecting school supplies for its annual Gifts of Love distribution that begins at the end of the month.
The Tucson Girls Chorus is proud to enter its 29th year providing music education to girls in the Tucson community and surrounding areas. On Saturday, August 16th, the TGC will have a free Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the main rehearsal hall located at 4020 E. River Road, just inside the Mehls Foothills Park. We will open our rehearsal hall to new members who have a passion for singing and want to learn more about our program, the different level of choirs, and the possibility of registering and auditioning for entrance into the TGC. The registration fee will be waived for girls that attend and enroll at the Open House.
Public schools on the northwest side and in the Foothills mostly outperformed schools statewide on last year’s accountability measures.
Anthony Burg, who is a crossing guard and campus monitor for Painted Sky Elementary School, stops traffic as parents take their children to class on the first day of school.
Larry Johnston kisses his daughter Natalie on the forehead as he says goodbye to her on her first day of first grade.
Jacob Vaught, left, Jennifer Vaught, middle, and Linda Sienkiewicz, right, take pictures as kids make their way into their classrooms on the first day of school at Painted Sky Elementary.
Josh Wright and his 4-year-old daughter Delaney pose as Sara Wright takes a photo of them while dropping their other child off at school on his first day of class.
Brittany Gedzyk and Raegan, 1, wave at Brittany’s son who was in the classroom on his first day of school.