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Diamondbacks sign Desert Mountain High School, ASU alum Merrill Kelly  ABC15 Arizona

Merrill Kelly attended Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale.

Zone Read: One More For 2018  Sports360AZ

Arizona high school teammates are in the NFL spotlight this weekend. Plus, one big guy garnering some big offers and much more in this week's "Zone Read."

Desert Mountain QB Kedon Slovis' recruiting taking off with Kurt Warner's help  AZCentral

With Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner guiding him, Desert Mountain's Kedon Slovis is one of the hottest QB recruits in the West.

Scottsdale schools spent $37.7M before hitting pause on more big projects  AZCentral

As Scottsdale's new school year gets underway, The Arizona Republic looked at what's been spent on construction and the plan to move forward.

High school pitcher Hayden Nierman finds strength wearing amulet with ashes of his father during games

When he's on the mound, Desert Mountain High pitcher Hayden Nierman carries his father's ashes around his neck in a silver amulet.

'We need to listen to our kids': Scottsdale, Florence students hold 17 minutes of silence  AZCentral

Hundreds of students at Scottsdale and Florence high schools left their classes for a silent demonstration to honor victims of the Florida shooting.

Scottsdale students voice concerns about giving teachers guns on campus  AZFamily

Hundreds of students from Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale walked out of class Thursday and stepped right into a national movement to convince ...

Desert Mountain QB Kedon Slovis commits to USC  AZCentral

Scottsdale Desert Mountain quarterback Kedon Slovis, jumping on USC's offer last week, announced Saturday on Twitter that he has committed to playing ...

Students rally across Phoenix area to support victims of Florida school shooting  AZFamily

From Washington DC to Tallahassee, Florida, to Arizona, students are stepping up to have a say in the country's future following another mass shooting on a ...

Family of autistic student alleges assault, cover-up during use of restraints at school  AZFamily

In newly filed state and federal lawsuits, the McCarthys allege untrained school staff repeatedly restrained their son - physically grabbed and held him - without ...

Teen's suicide prompts research, prevention effort  ABC15 Arizona

To his family, Travis Perry "had the world at his feet." The Desert Mountain High School junior was an honor student who enjoyed playing sports, spending time ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week. The rankings were released ...

Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...

Scottsdale Unified could fire embattled superintendent Tuesday | Archives  AZFamily

One of the state's largest school districts could officially oust its embattled superintendent Tuesday amid an outcry from parents and an investigation by the ...

'The Bachelor' Arie is from Scottsdale, but you'd never know it  AZCentral

Was "The Bachelor's" Arie Luyendyk Jr. sworn to secrecy about his hometown roots? Maybe he really is just an average guy from Scottsdale.

What I learned from a bad math teacher at one of the nation's best schools  AZCentral

My experience raises important questions about the choices Arizona schools make when they hire math teachers.

Scottsdale's Chaparral High School "listed for sale" on Craigslist as part of senior prank  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Scottsdale's Chaparral High School is now "on sale". We're saying "on sale", because it's actually part of a senior prank by this year's graduating class....

Obert's top Arizona high school baseball fields  AZCentral

Let's take a look at Arizona's top high school baseball fields, each with their own distinct qualities.

Parents upset after virgin Mary prank at Scottsdale high school was taken too far  ABC15 Arizona

A handful of parents in Scottsdale are criticizing a couple of high school pranks they say went a bit too far.

USA Baseball makes Horizon coach Eric Kibler sport development contributor  AZCentral

Scottsdale Horizon baseball coach Eric Kibler, who made news Friday when he talked publicly for the first time about how he is being pushed out by ...

Scottsdale Schools students recognized for National Merit achievement  Scottsdale Independent

The Scottsdale Unified School District has announced that 13 high school seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship ...

Arizona school shooting threats: 17 since Parkland shooting  AZCentral

In the two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, has reported on 17 separate threat incidents at schools in ...

Gilbert, San Tan Valley, Mesa students walk out for 17 killed at Florida high school  AZCentral

Students at Gilbert High School were the first in the Valley to take part in a wave of classroom walkouts following the Florida high school shooting.

Scottsdale teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student

SCOTTSDALE -- A teacher and Chaparral High School track coach has been arrested on multiple counts of sexual misconduct, the Scottsdale Police ...

More Scottsdale students taking AP courses

More students in the Scottsdale Unified School District are taking advanced placement, International Baccalaureate and dual-enrollment courses, according to ...

My Turn: Empowering girls from Scottsdale to India

A Scottsdale senior raises funds and supports education of girls here at home and abroad.

Arizona high school baseball Top 10 Players of the Week: April 30-May 5

This is the azcentral sports Top 10 Arizona High School Baseball Players of the Week. Each week, there will be another 10 for weekly honors. If there is a player ...

Desert Mountain student wins Doodle 4 Google contest for Arizona  Arizona Education News Service

Tracy Zhang, a freshman at Desert Mountain High School, won the Doodle 4 Google contest for Arizona. Her design is entitled Natural Light-Powered Flying ...

Arizona Schools Going Solar To Generate Energy, Revenue  KJZZ

The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That's the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.

Hadas Gold, a Scottsdale-raised political reporter, joins CNN

Hadas Gold, a Scottsdale-raised CNN reporter was the target of hate last year, but believes her duty to report the truth transcends hate.

97 Scottsdale International Baccalaureate students graduate  Arizona Education News Service

The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) will have 97 seniors graduate from the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program on May 22nd at 8 p.m. at the ...

2 Scottsdale schools on lockdown

A suspicious package prompted lockdowns at two Scottsdale schools Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Desert Mountain High School and.

Sophomore with muscular dystrophy a big part of Coronado baseball rebuild  AZCentral

Justin Huttelston, a sophomore with muscular dystrophy, is assisting Coronado baseball's rebuild.

Kurt Warner is Desert Mountain's new offensive coordinator

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner leads Scottsdale Desert Mountain during spring football before new coach arrives in the summer.

Kurt Warner offers life lessons to son, Desert Mountain players

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner blends in among the many Deesrt Mountain High football assistant coaches, and players, including his son, hang on every ...

Where Did Arie Go To School? 'The Bachelor' Has Always Been Passionate About Racing  Romper

New Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. is perhaps best known for two things: being a former race car driver, and having his heart broken by Emily Maynard. Both were ...

Scottsdale 10th-grader forms nonprofit to empower girls

Literacy Spree is raising $15K to help underprivileged girls through education.

Arizona high school baseball midseason awards  AZCentral

A look at the most dominant pitchers, hitters and base runners and resurgent programs the high school baseball mid-season point.

High school students learn multimedia journalism at ASU's Cronkite School  ASU News Now

Twenty-eight high school students are at ASU's Cronkite School this week to receive in-depth training in multimedia journalism.

The Panozzo Team with HomeSmart offers tips to help you sell fast!  ABC15 Arizona

(SL Advertiser)) The Panozzo Team with HomeSmart shares how they work with you to sell your home fast and for more.

Nolan Gorman, Matthew Liberatore selected in first round of MLB draft  AZCentral

Local high school star Matthew Liberatore was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 16th overall pick, while Nolan Gorman went three picks later.

10 Scottsdale schools welcome new principals or assistant principals

Scottsdale Unified School District has announced the principals and assistant principals joining them at their campuses for the new school year.

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Began Racing Professionally While He Was Still in High School  Life & Style Weekly

When it was announced that Arie Luyendyk Jr. would be the next Bachelor — fans everywhere wanted to know more about the star. Mega-fans remember the ...

School options: How to select a school in Arizona if academic rigor tops list

Parents and students seeking out college prep education have wide-ranging choices across metro Phoenix through charter, district and private schools.

17 Scottsdale-area students win National Merit Scholarships

Seventeen Scottsdale-area students were among 70 high-school seniors statewide who won National Merit Scholarships underwritten by universities.

Liberty escapes trouble against Verrado to capture 5A baseball title  AZCentral

With jams nearly every inning, Liberty pitchers found the right mix to keep Verrado's bats quiet when it mattered on way to 5A title.

Scottsdale district enrollment drops this year

Enrollment in the Scottsdale Unified School District elementary schools is down 8 percent this year over last year - a turn of events that's likely to fuel the ongoing ...

Top prospects, coaching, parity make for exciting high school baseball finishes  AZCentral

Hamilton was the closest to baseball dynasty, but the Huskies are not in the final four and two projected top MLB prospects are in the title hunt.

Scottsdale schools campaign co-chairs working hard to say 'Yes to Children'

Cindy Bitcon and Karen Treon are leading the "Yes to Children" campaign supporting the bond and override for the Scottsdale Unified School District.

Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars

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

6 Arizona young women are taking on the STEM gender gap

Six young Arizona women look to close gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Scottsdale brothers offer a different kind of convenience store experience (and have some celebrity fans)  Phoenix Business Journal

It's not too often a convenience store gets celebrity customers and endorsements. But Marty and Alvin Arabo don't own and run your run-of-the-mill quick-stop ...

Arizona Musicfest presents Young Musicians Concert Jan. 28 at MIM  Scottsdale Independent

Arizona Musicfest presents 15 Valley young musicians in winter concert Jan. 28 at Musical Instrument Musuem.

Scottsdale to keep Palomino Library open

Palomino Library is a shared public and school library at Desert Mountain High School.

Scottsdale student graduates college, then high school

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

2017-2018 Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapters of the Year Announced  Broadway World

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announces the 2017-2018 Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter of the Year, presented by Simply Sheets ...

SUSD appoints several new principals, assistant principals  Scottsdale Independent

On Aug. 8, students, parents and staff will see some new and some familiar faces at a few of the Scottsdale Unified School District campuses.

Verrado comes together to honor dead pitcher with semifinal win, advances to 5A final  AZCentral

A day after Buckeye Verrado was shocked by the news of the death of closer Bryan McKinsey, the Vipers played their most inspired baseball game.

Sabino rallies past Sahuarita for 3A baseball championship  AZCentral

The Sabercats took advantage of Sahuarita errors and free bases for an explosive fifth inning and beat the Mustangs 6-4 in the 3A baseball title game.

Bagdad wins 1A baseball title behind Israel Loveall, lucky hat  AZCentral

Bagdad (23-6) won its first state baseball championship since 1964 and avenged a 2-0 loss to Pima in the 2016 final.

‘Pay to Play’ an increasing burden for parents of Arizona high school athletes  Cronkite News

Due to continuous budget cuts to Arizona's education funding, school districts have had to make tough decisions about how to allocate funds.

That's a 'wrap!' Young artist's winning design wraps city bus, light rail train  AZFamily

That's a "wrap!" The Valley Metro Art Contest has a winner, and her design will be adorning a Phoenix city bus and a light rail train for a whole year.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

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.

Gilbert Highland's Dakota Thornton hits 3 HRs, including grand slam, with 10 RBIs in loss

Dakota Thornton had just one home run and 15 RBIs before hitting three home runs, including grand slam, and adding 10 RBIs on Tuesday.

Dylan Cozens traded Arizona football for a diamond, and he's shining  Arizona Daily Star

READING, Pa. — Dylan Cozens is taking batting practice on a late Wednesday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium, and it's a sight to see. Teammates, coaches ...

Scottsdale ranked best city to raise children

MyLife ranked city high based on average family income, public-school quality and number of parks.

Kyle Allen Returns to AZ, Leads UH in Win Over Cats  Sports360AZ

Former Desert Mountain quarterback Kyle Allen made his debut with the Houston Cougars on Saturday night and was able to do so in front of friends and family.

Valley's Finest Young Musicians Will Perform at Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Winter Concert  Broadway World

Fifteen of the Valley's most talented young classical musicians will showcase their astounding abilities, maturity and artistry at Arizona Musicfest's Young ...

Arizona budget updates: Follow the negotiations on teacher raises  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...

Tired of waving its white flag, Scottsdale calls for city redesign

Scottsdale's flag is what design experts and enthusiasts call a "Seal on a Bedsheet." So the city is asking the public to submit ideas for a redesign.

Kurt Warner 'open' to assisting new ASU football coach Herm Edwards  ABC15 Arizona

The Arizona State Sun Devils brought in a man with an NFL background and plenty of TV experience when they hired Herm Edwards to be their next head ...

Despite 'dream' career, Christian Boettcher leaving Arizona Wildcats early  Arizona Daily Star

Christian Boettcher looked around the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility and out toward the turf at Arizona Stadium. He pointed at the weight room where he's ...

OU football recruiting: Versatile receiver Mark Andrews was enamored with Sooners from the get-go

Most players can't wait to have their Signing Day ceremonies. Family and friends gather around and the attention of most of the school is on the players as they ...

#BearLetDown: Former Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner not happy with Arizona Wildcats football  ABC15 Arizona

Being good at football runs in Kurt Warner's family. Warner, a 12-year pro quarterback (and likely future Hall of Famer) remains the only QB to lead the Arizona ...

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 ...

14122 E Geronimo Rd at Ottawa University (oucampus) | oucampus  The OU Campus

Beautiful Executive Custom Hidden Hills 3 bedroom 3.5 bath house / 2709 SF, $2,895. All en-suite bedrooms have full facilities including full tub and shower.

The Weight Of The Gun: The Role Firearms Play In Arizonans' Lives  KJZZ

A mass shooting at a Florida high school in February has fanned the flames of the national gun debate, intensifying emotions throughout the country.

Bordow: Desert Vista's Dan Hinds true to self

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

Scottsdale Christian's Gibbs learns from a legend

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

10 biggest Arizona high school sports memories of 2016

Another year is about to end, but the memories are lasting.

The Wildcats have offered scholarships to 57 QBs since 2013; most haven't panned out  Arizona Daily Star

How hard is it to find the right quarterback? Check out the numbers.

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

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

Christian Boettcher’s bet on himself leads to starting assignment for Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Christian Boettcher probably shouldn't be a starter for the Arizona Wildcats. The fact that he is serves as a testament to his unrelenting desire to prove that he ...

Brophy College Prep Boys Win 30th Consecutive AZ State Title  SwimSwam

Brophy College Prep HS used their depth to run away with the Arizona High School Division 1 Boys state title.

Jacob Blackburn finds football 40 miles away

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, ...

How Scottsdale streets got their names

Scottsdale, like every city, has a lot of names. The history behind the names can illustrate the history of the city. While many of the names refer to natural or ...

The flipside of cheerleading: a prevalence of catastrophic injuries  Cronkite News

Cheerleading has the highest rate of catastrophic injuries for females, but why?

Can Tyeler Davison be "next man up" for the New Orleans Saints?  Canal Street Chronicles

The post-draft excitement of Saints fans was dampened a bit by this weekend's news that starting defensive tackle Nick Fairley's career may be threatened due ...

Scottsdale's DC Ranch development nears completion

DC Ranch, the upscale residential community in north Scottsdale, has just a few lots left.

Schools' lost-and-found boxes filled to bursting at end of year

When the end of the school year comes, students rush off campus eager to start summer activities. Left behind on the playground or in the classroom are all the ...

Mesa Mountain View HS's Luketich ready to hand reins to new leader  East Valley Tribune

About an hour after the school day ends, Mountain View High School Principal Craig Luketich leaves a meeting to take a walk around the Mesa campus.

Scottsdale to honor people with disabilities, dedicated organizations  Scottsdale Independent

A Scottsdale artist with a passion for mentoring people with Autism has been named “Exemplar of the Year” by the Mayor's Committee.

MLB mock draft 1.0: Valley high-school stars Matthew Liberatore, Nolan Gorman in top 10  AZCentral

azcentral sports' Richard Morin offers his first edition of the 2018 MLB first-round mock draft.

'The toughest six kids': Arizona teens complete 20-mile Catalina Channel swim relay

It is one of the "Ocean's seven," a collection of the world's most popular channels for open-water marathon swimming.

MLB mock draft 2.0: Arizona Diamondbacks select a high school shortstop  AZCentral

The Diamondbacks take a talented, high school shortstop from California in Richard Morin's second MLB mock draft.

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

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 ...

Scottsdale, Paradise Valley prime spots for celebrity homes

Scottsdale and Paradise Valley have been home to many professional athletes, musicians and B-list celebrities over the years.

Jewish Student Union brings high school teens together  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

On a recent Thursday, Jewish students on their lunch break at Tesseract School listened intently to Rabbi Pinchas Allouche discuss the miracle of Hanukkah ...

Arizona O-lineman Christian Boettcher was walk-on, could start in Utah  Arizona Daily Star

Offensive linemen are, by nature, shrouded in obscurity by virtue of their position. Blocks get less attention than passing touchdowns or broken tackles.

Kurt Warner to be offensive coordinator at son's high school

Kurt Warner is getting back into football, this time as a coach. Warner will be the offensive coordinator at Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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