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Paradise Valley High School teacher prepares students for life  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Mrs. Tina Taylor believes her job is to go beyond teaching from a textbook. Her mission is to prepare students for life after high school.



Arson investigators looking at fire that destroyed St. Joseph Catholic Church, but cause undetermined  AZCentral

A fire that destroyed St. Joseph Catholic Church in northeast Phoenix early Wednesday is assumed to be arson by investigators, but officials said the cause ...



Anti-Semitism In Phoenix Rises 88% Since 2015  Patch.com

Annual Audit Shows Hate Rising In Arizona - Phoenix, AZ - In 2015 there were 4 documented cases of anti-Semitism in Arizona. That number rose to 32 in 2018, ...



ADL Audit: Anti-Semitism rises for third year in a row  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

According to the most recent data released by the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitic incidents are increasing throughout the country and in Arizona. For the ...



Paradise Valley students pictured in swastika formation being disciplined  ABC15 Arizona

A handful of students at Paradise Valley High School are being disciplined after they were photographed lying on the ground in the formation of a swastika ...



Paradise Valley teacher tries to prepare students for life after school  AZFamily

The Paradise Valley High School marketing and Spanish teacher inspires her class to think outside their comfort zones and to explore the world around them.



Photo of human swastika composed of Phoenix high-school students circulates online  AZCentral

District officials have disciplined a group of Paradise Valley High School students who posed in the shape of a swastika in a photo.



Bill Farrell makes Hall of Fame | Local Sports  Payson Roundup

A legendary high school basketball coach will be inducted to the prestigious Arizona High School Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame.



Challenger Space Center of Arizona gets new location  AZ Big Media

The Arizona Challenger Space Center/The Challenger Learning Center of Arizona (CSC of AZ), an organization created by the surviving families of the ...



Paradise Valley School District touts 2 Flinn Scholars  12news.com KPNX

PHOENIX - The Paradise Valley Unified School District is touting an unusual accomplishment this week. The district has produced two Flinn scholarship ...



All 22: PV Trojans Ready To Fight On  Sports360AZ

It's late afternoon as the sun sets to the west of Paradise Valley High School in north Phoenix. On the steamy turf players work drills with their respective position ...



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.



Valley community outraged over high school baseball coach's sudden firing  ABC15 Arizona

Despite 38 years and 800 wins, Horizon High School's baseball coach has been removed from his position a year prior to his contract ending.



PVSchools showstoppers take the stage this season  Scottsdale Independent

Paradise Valley Unified School District theater teachers and students will bring tales to life through stage productions of musicals and plays this fall.



8 players removed from PVHS football team for hazing  AZFamily

Eight players have been kicked off the Paradise Valley High School football team for hazing.



PVSchools has partnership with Challenger Space Center of Arizona  Scottsdale Independent

PVSchools announces a partnership with the Arizona Challenger Space Center/The Challenger Learning Center of Arizona at the Foothills Resource Center.



Sports LIVE UPDATES: Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft coverage on ABC15 Shane Dale 12:29 PM, Apr  ABC15 Arizona

The 2019 NFL Draft is here -- and ABC15 is your home for complete draft coverage! Make sure to refresh this page often, as we'll provide updates on everything ...



Paradise Valley High School teacher accused of sex with student in 2011  azcentral.com

Police say Allen Scott Johnson had physical and sexual contact with a student while he taught at Cactus High School.



3 Paradise Valley High students are finalists for Smart City Hack competition  Arizona Education News Service

A team of three PVSchools' students will face competition from entrepreneurs, innovators and businesses as the finalists vie for the winning title of the Smart City ...



news N'Keal Harry Among Local Products Invited To NFL Scouting Combine Arizona State wide receiver  AZCardinals.com

Arizona State wide receiver could be a first-round pick.



Arizona Wildcats offer scholarship to Phoenix QB prospect Ben Finley  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona offered Phoenix quarterback Ben Finley Tuesday evening for the 2020 recruiting class.



Family and friends mourn death of two Paradise Valley brothers  KPNX 12 News TV

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Roughly 100 family and friends gathered near the intersection of Tatum and Shea boulevards to remember Iran and Roger Gamez.



Top 10 Phoenix schools for tax donations  azcentral.com

Taxpayers gave $51 million in tax-credit donations to Arizona schools in 2014.



Western New Mexico thrilled for chance to take on Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

The Mustangs, a Division II team, made the 3-hour drive to Tucson on Monday morning.



Cody 'The Twirler' tries to bring a world championship back to Phoenix area  AZFamily

When the action on the court stops at Paradise Valley High School, the show begins. Cody Carter, known as Cody the Twirler, takes the floor between timeouts ...



EPICS High School gives AZ students tools to change the world  Arizona State University

With the support of ASU engineering program, middle and high schoolers design solutions for specific needs of community agencies. An app to help teachers ...



Paradise Valley teacher accused of having sex with student  KTAR.com

A Paradise Valley teacher has been arrested on charges of having sex with a 17-year-old student, whose mother allegedly approved of the relationship, the ...



X Marks The Spot At Paradise Valley  Sports360AZ

There really isn't much Paradise Valley senior Xavier Watkins can't do once he steps on campus and his top priorities are definitely in place.



Police still hoping for clues in 16-year missing person case  KTAR.com

Alissa Marie Turney went missing when she was 17 on May 17, 2001. “Our Phoenix Police Homicide and Missing Persons Units never stop,” Phoenix Police Sgt.



Meet the Arizona students who earned $115K scholarships to the state's public universities  AZCentral.com

Meet 20 Arizona students who earned Flinn Scholarships that pay public university tuition and room and board, among other costs.



Greg Hansen: Football coaching legend Jeff Scurran retiring, ready to 'face new challenges'  Arizona Daily Star

After Monday's football practice at Catalina Foothills High School, Jeff Scurran told the Falcons he will retire from coaching after Friday's game against Sahuaro.



Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Students test their gray matter at Summer Institute  GCU Today

Jacque Kashindi of Agua Fria High School (center) is setting up a secure socket shell configuration to allow the rest of his team to get into a router at the recent ...



2018 All-Academic Baseball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school baseball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...



Refugees gather at Capitol as House approves resolution supporting refugee resettlement in Arizona • Arizona Mirror  Arizona Mirror

Refugee and immigrant families visited the state Capitol on Thursday to support a resolution proclaiming that “members of the Legislature welcome and declare ...



Another Teacher-Student Sex Scandal — and What Happened to Metro Phoenix's 10 Most Notorious Teachers  Phoenix New Times

Two Teachers Charged in a Sex Scandal Involving a Student, Plus the Fates of 10 Notorious Metro Phoenix Teachers.



Arizona's Top 10 high school football quarterbacks: 2015  azcentral.com

Take a look at Richard Obert's top 10 quarterbacks, regardless of class, for the 2015 football season:



Desert Financial awards ten scholarships to assist Arizona's youth  CUinsight.com

PHOENIX, AZ (July 2, 2018) — Desert Financial recently announced the deserving recipients of its 14th annual Community *Service* Scholarship. This year, ten ...



20 of Arizona's top students named Flinn Scholars  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been awarded the 2017 Flinn Scholarship, a highly competitive merit-based award for ...



Beloved Arizona Principal Allegedly Fired For Being Gay  Care2.com

Running a school is a huge challenge for anyone, but what does sexual orientation have to do with it? As a teacher with over twenty-five years' experience, I've ...



Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars  azcentral.com

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.



PV's Hudnutt Catching Passes, Throwing Strikes  Sports360AZ

After seeing time at many positions last fall, Paradise Valley's Bric Hudnutt is ready to focus in at tight end while improving in another sport, as well.



Finding homes: Quarterbacks enjoy success after moving schools  azcentral.com

Three quarterbacks step into their own at smaller schools.



Watson Gets Phoenix Homecoming With Suns Workout  Sports360AZ

By Justin Toscano. Paul Watson didn't get into his Phoenix hotel until 4 A.M. Wednesday morning because a layover in Atlanta threw a wrench into his plans ...



High school welcomes new vice principal | Schools  FH Times

James Carrick has taken over as the new vice principal of Fountain Hills High School.



Youthful Camp Verde football opens season on the road  Verde Independent

Camp Verde junior Josh Lake pulls down a Sanders Valley player during their scrimmage last week. The Cowboys open the season on Friday at Scottsdale ...



Surprise teen gives back with robotics team  AZCentral.com

PEORIA --- A group of West Valley teens built a device to compete nationwide robotics competition, all through the persistence of one teen's passion for science.



Higley Superintendent Birdwell to retire in 2015  azcentral.com

Higley Unified School District's superintendent will retire at the end of the next school year. Denise Birdwell has led the growing, A-rated district since 2009.



Scottsdale student graduates college, then high school  azcentral.com

Scottsdale student earns associate degree before her high-school diploma.



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.



Basketball standout Timmy Allen regroups with life at Red Mountain  AZCentral.com

Timmy Allen spent the season opener holding a clipboard and taking stats next to Mesa Red Mountain basketball coach Todd Fazio.



Herm Edwards finishes search, rounds out coaching staff  Arizona Sports

ASU football coach Herm Edwards completed his on-field staff when he promoted Donnie Yantis to assistant coach and recruiting coordinator on Thursday.



Ironwood Ridge outlasts Mountain View 5-3 at Chase Field  Tucson Local Media

Rider Martinez toed the rubber inside the cavernous enclave of Phoenix's Chase Field, shaking off nerves and glee.



Sister Cities picks 23 Phoenix students for exchange program  azcentral.com

Youth ambassadors will travel to Phoenix's sister cities through a reciprocal program.



Arizona high school QB sets state records in 96-74 loss  azcentral.com

Phoenix Washington senior Mario Armendarez passed for 756 yards and 10 touchdowns -- both 11-man state records -- in a loss Friday night.



Mesa High School honors generations at graduation  azcentral.com

For as long as anyone can remember, Mesa High School officials have honored families with three or more generations of graduates at commencement.



Higley High in Gilbert one of 'America's Most Challenging'  Arizona Republic

Higley is one of 16 schools in Arizona to make the Washington Post's annual list.



Hudnutt Ready To Be Next Great PV QB  Sports360AZ

Paradise Valley High School and “really, really, ridiculously good quarterback” are basically synonymous. The last two signal callers for the Trojans have been ...



Risk to children’s online safety rises in summer  Cronkite News

How some parents and school districts are educating themselves and their kids about the more perilous corners of the internet.



Chandler High graduate has 13-year perfect attendance record  azcentral.com

When Briana Espinosa graduates from Chandler High School, she will have accomplished a rare feat: a perfect attendance record. She has not missed a day of ...



Teens arrested in Chaparral High theft  azcentral.com

Scottsdale police arrested two teens on allegations that they broke into Chaparral High School late last month.



Chandler High's all-time greatest football players  azcentral.com

Chandler High has 91 years worth of history, so to condense a 10-greatest-football-players list is an almost impossible job.



Jacob Blackburn finds football 40 miles away  azcentral.com

Jacob Blackburn just wanted to play one more football season, no matter how far it took him. Unable to enroll at his neighborhood school, Buckeye Verrado, ...



Cook off challenge let teens show culinary chops  AZ Big Media

This past weekend the Scottsdale Culinary Festival introduced a new experience, the Teen Cook Off: Challenge to the Chef's. Valley teens were invited to ...



Bordow: Maryvale football finally tastes a victory  azcentral.com

After the players had dumped cold water over his head in celebration, Phoenix Maryvale coach George Martinez gathered his team at one end of the field and ...



Baboquivari football ends 68-game losing streak with 1st win since 2008  azcentral.com

The mailing address is Sells, but the high school is off Indian Route 19, mile marker 19.5 in a village called Topawa, a desert wasteland about an hour southwest ...



Bordow: Desert Vista's Dan Hinds true to self  azcentral.com

Desert Vista football coach Dan Hinds won't compromise his standards for a few victories.



Homeless to hopeful: Lakel Davis finds his footing back at Alhambra  azcentral.com

It is 3 in the morning in July, and the kid they call "Lucky" steps off a Greyhound bus in Phoenix, carrying his life's belongings in two duffel bags and wearing a ...



Camelback football coach Justin Watson resigns, citing lack of support  azcentral.com

Justin Watson resigned as head football at Phoenix Camelback on Wednesday, Athletic Director Steven Kuipers confirmed.



Cesar Chavez crushes Carl Hayden, eyes Phoenix Union title  azcentral.com

The move to Division III from Division I means a much less imposing regular-season schedule for Laveen Cesar Chavez, so coach Jim Rattay's team is trying to ...



Andrew Teaters, Gilbert Teacher, Had Sex with 17-Year-Old Student in Classroom, Cops Say  Phoenix New Times

A 29-year-old charter school teacher in Gilbert had sex with a student, according to police.Andrew "A.J." Teaters, a sixth-grade teacher at the school, Gilbert ...



Missing girl's stepdad gets 10 years in union hall bomb plot  East Valley Tribune

The man who was the last to see his teenage stepdaughter when she went missing nearly 10 years ago was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Tuesday ...



Bordow: Fox News slams Corona del Sol on patriotism  azcentral.com

On Friday morning, there were reports that the Tempe Corona del Sol administration was asking students not to wear anything “patriotic” for its game later that ...



Scottsdale Christian's Gibbs learns from a legend  azcentral.com

Chuck Gibbs has his dad, Alex, a respected NFL offensive line coach, to lean on during his high school season.



Miami-Globe Copper Kettle football game has new twist, interesting backstories  azcentral.com

First, let's get straight to the breakthrough and history: Last week, Miami beat San Tan Foothills 40-14, clinching the school's first football sectional championship ...



Andrew Thomas Ignores Evidence That Courtney Bisbee Was Wrongly Convicted of Child Molestation As Supporters Work to Free Her  Phoenix New Times

In January of 2004, Courtney Bisbee's life was hitting a hectic but welcome stride. The divorced mother of one had recently landed a nurse's job at Horizon High ...



Verde Valley Little League wins District 10 juniors title  Verde Independent

Verde Valley Little Leaguers celebrate winning the District 10 championship on Tuesday night in Camp Verde. Verde Valley defeated Williams 12-9 in the first ...



Brewer rallies with home-schooling advocates at Capitol  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Nathan Tappendorf has been home-schooled for a decade, but the 17-year-old said he hasn't missed out on any of the social benefits children get ...



Marcos de Niza football still strong after elite players move on to help other schools capture state titles  azcentral.com

Tempe Marcos de Niza doesn't talk about what could have been, but what will be done. It doesn't talk about losses, but how it can win. It doesn't reflect on ...



Program keeps kids in school, helps them after graduation  Cronkite News

TEMPE – Paola Carbajal, a senior at Tempe High School, has her future planned: attend cosmetology school, go to community college for a business degree ...



Arizona Board of Education president abruptly resigns, cites feud with Diane Douglas  azcentral.com

Greg Miller, the president of the state Board of Education, announced early Wednesday afternoon he is resigning from the board "effective immediately."



Sunnyslope ends Tucson Salpointe's reign in Division II  azcentral.com

Sunnyslope knocks off defending champion despite substantial size difference.



Notre Dame Prep names Brent Barnes as its football coach  azcentral.com

Brent Barnes, part of Norman (Okla.) North's 2012 state runner-up team, will become the third head football coach in Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep history, the ...



Blue Ridge vs. Seton Catholic Football - A photo gallery  White Mountain Independent

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