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Former Amphitheater School District Governing Board Member Jeff Grant died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.
Amphitheater Governing Board Member Jeff Grant resigned.
Students and staff at the Richard B. Wilson K-8 School are enjoying their new and improved campus facilities thanks to a $100,000 capital improvements grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony held last week officially opened the upgraded amenities.
Voters in the Amphitheater School District voted to keep incumbent president Jeff Grant on the board, and brought on new board member Susan Zibrat during the Nov. 2 election.
New school board members have been chosen in the Amphitheater and Marana unified school districts.
Three candidates are running for two seats on the Amphitheater Unified School District governing board on the Tuesday, Nov. 2 ballot. All candidates were asked: "How do you approach continuing to offer quality education with a decreasing budget?" Their answers are presented in alphabetical order.
Candidates for the Amphitheater Unified School District's school board met for a debate last week presented by the League of Women Voters.
On Wednesday night, the League of Women Voters hosted a debate for the two open seats on the Amphitheater Unified School District Governing Board at the Nanini Library.
Peace event, unity rally go 'til Friday
Amphitheater School District candidates Jeff Grant, Scott Leska and Susan Zibrat have been invited to participate in a candidates forum this Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Competitive races are set in the Amphitheater and Marana school district board elections this fall.
By a margin of 28 votes, people in the Amphitheater School District have passed Proposition 403, the maintenance and operations property tax override used by the district to maintain lower class sizes, offer expanded elementary school art, music and physical education classes, and bolster teacher compensation.
On and before Nov. 3, Amphitheater School District voters should say "yes" to Propositions 403 and 404, the property tax overrides for operations and maintenance, and for capital outlay.
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.
Dr. Vicki Balentine, superintendent of Amphitheater School District, has been named 2008 All Arizona Superintendent of the Year in districts with more than 5,000 students by the Arizona School Administrators Association.
Mark Twain once observed: “If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.”
A horde of soccer players last Thursday took over nearly every patch of available grass at Oro Valley’s Riverfront Park off Lambert Lane.
A march and rally in support of the Naranja Townsite Park bond election begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5.
It’s not often that a public park becomes fodder for heated political debates, but a proposed park in Oro Valley has become exactly that.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Susan Zibrat joined with other Oro Valley residents to form a political action committee. The group plans to lobby voters to support a November ballot measure for the Narjanja Park.
May 11, 2005 - More teachers, smaller classes and increased elective offerings may be heading to Amphitheater Public Schools if voters approve a 10 percent maintenance and operations budget override election to be held May 17, school officials say.
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.
Sept. 1, 2004 - Explaining Arizona's tax system and how it relates to school finance can be difficult.