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Desert Mountain orchestra, band to perform in London  Scottsdale Independent

The Desert Mountain High School Symphonic Orchestra and Marching Band depart for London, England to take part in that city's 2019 New Year's festivities.

Scottsdale Desert Mountain’s Kyle Allen named Panthers starter  Arizona Sports

Scottsdale native and former Desert Mountain High School quarterback Kyle Allen has been named the starter for the Carolina Panthers in their last game of the ...

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.

Arizona Christian Football Signs 92- Largest Recruiting Class Ever  Victory Sports Network

On Wednesday, Arizona Christian Football signed their largest recruiting class ever on National Signing Day as 92 recruits signed to play for ACU...

Arizona students put high school up for sale on Craigslist as part of senior prank

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Some students at a high school in Scottsdale have listed their school for sale on Craigslist, along with the school administrators ...

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.

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 ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

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

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 ...

Will Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off in 2020?  Arizona Daily Star

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...

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.

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 ...

2 Scottsdale schools on lockdown

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

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 ...

Wildcat convoy: Will Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off for Arizona?  AZCentral

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...

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 ...

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 ...

High school students learn multimedia journalism at ASU's Cronkite School  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty-eight high school students are at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication this week to receive in-depth ...

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 ...

Back in his hometown, Arizona Diamondbacks' Merrill Kelly regains 'wits' after rough start  AZCentral

Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly struggled in his first two spring starts but believes he's settling in with his new team.

Scottsdale inches toward closing schools despite promise to grow enrollment  AZCentral

The specter of closing Scottsdale's Yavapai Elementary School was raised in a letter to parents last month, although school board members said last year that ...

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....

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 ...

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.

'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.

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 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 ...

Arizona Diamondbacks sign pitcher Merrill Kelly after South Korea stint  ESPN

Right-hander Merrill Kelly is joining his hometown Arizona Diamondbacks, agreeing to a $5.5 million, two-year contract after spending the past four years ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Report: America's top 5 high schools are all Basis charter schools in Arizona  AZCentral

According to U.S. News & World Report, the nation's top five public high schools are all Arizona Basis schools.

Where Did Arie Luyendyk Jr. Go to High School? Details on His Childhood  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 ...

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.

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 10th-grader forms nonprofit to empower girls

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

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 ...

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 ...

Merrill Kelly Had an Interesting Journey to the Arizona Diamondbacks  Last Word on Baseball

In his Major League debut on April 1st against the San Diego Padres, Merrill Kelly went six innings, yielded five hits, three runs, walked two, and had three ...

‘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.

Mark Andrews Embraces Move To Tight End

Former Scottsdale Desert Mountain star projected to be an early-round pick.

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.

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

Marty and Alvin Arabo don't run a typical convenience store.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Finding homes: Quarterbacks enjoy success after moving schools

Three quarterbacks step into their own at smaller schools.

Scottsdale ranked best city to raise children

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

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 ...

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.

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...

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 baseball: Can Mesa Mountain View live up to top seed?  AZCentral

High school baseball: Whose got what it takes to go the distance?

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 ...

Top schools ranked by SAT scores | News  Inside Tucson Business

Using data from the College Board, the Arizona Department of Education has ranked the state's 50 top high schools by their average SAT scores, with two ...

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.

High school baseball, softball champions for 2018 season  AZCentral

These are the AIA 2018 state champs for high school baseball and softball.

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 ...

Bordow: Desert Vista's Dan Hinds true to self

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

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 ...

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.

Freshman Barrett Skaugrud pitches Sandra Day O'Connor to 6A title  AZCentral

Barrett Skaugrud, a freshman taking the ball in the biggest game in school history, pitched Sandra Day O'Connor to the 6A state championship win on Tuesday.

Saguaro’s football program benefits from sponsorship with adidas

Sponsorships of high school sports by local businesses are common, but in recent years big name apparel companies like Nike, Under Armour and adidas have ...

10 biggest Arizona high school sports memories of 2016

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

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, ...

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.

Basis Charter named third-best school in country

Posted Jun 21, 2011, 12:35 pm. Nick Newman Cronkite News *Service*. A Tucson charter school was named the third-best high school in the nation this week in ...

Scottsdale's DC Ranch development nears completion

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

Is Scottsdale ready to reconsider light rail? New routes proposed

SCOTTSDALE -- A proposed Transportation Master Plan includes three potential light rail routes in south Scottsdale.

John Rodriguez, Pete Wahlheim among high school football coaching moves

At least six Valley high schools will fill head football coaching vacancies this offseason, after losing coaches for a variety of reasons at the end of the regular ...

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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 ...

Joe McDonald leaving Boulder Creek to be Arizona Christian baseball coach

Joe McDonald, the only head baseball coach in Anthem Boulder Creek High School history, will be head coach at Arizona Christian University.

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.

High schools, ASU turn to SafeFootball program to reduce concussions  Cronkite News

PHOENIX – Denise Carroll said she was petrified when her son, Bobby Ciafullo, told her he wanted to play football for Desert Mountain High School in ...

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

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 ...

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.

Scottsdale among U.S. leader in roundabouts, circular intersections  Arizona Republic

SCOTTSDALE -- Scottsdale is one of the leading cities in the country for adopting roundabouts at intersections.

Camelback football coach Justin Watson resigns, citing lack of support

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

Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  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 ...

Freshman Barrett Skaugrud survived gun shot wound in neck to pitch biggest game  AZCentral

Less than five months after being shot in the neck, freshman pitcher Barrett Skaugrud pitches Sanrda Day O'Connor to state baseball championship.

Bordow: Fox News slams Corona del Sol on patriotism

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 ...

ASU Alumni Association welcomes new class of 30 Medallion Scholars  Arizona State University

The Medallion Scholarship program, the Alumni Association's signature scholarship initiative, incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and *service*.

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

Chaparral High teen wins Sister Cities art contest

Piece uses newspaper clippings about each of Scottsdale's seven Sister Cities.

Cesar Chavez crushes Carl Hayden, eyes Phoenix Union title

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 ...

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