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161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Arizona murder suspect impersonated victim for weeks, brother says  AZFamily

HAPPY JACK, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Several weeks before the body of a 37-year-old northern Arizona woman turned up in a forested area in the Blue Ridge area, ...



GoFundMe raises over $27K for young adults killed in Buckeye rollover  Your Valley

A GoFundMe for two young adults killed in a rollover in Buckeye has raised nearly $28,000 in less than three days since the crash. Adnan Hedzic, 20, and ...



Students surprised with full-tuition SIS scholarships  GCU Today

Story by Lana Sweeten-Shults GCU News Bureau. Washington High School senior Juan Ballez, center, wants to become a biomedical engineer. Washington ...



Sweeney hired as interim assistant manager | News  Glendale Star

City Manager Kevin Phelps named Rob Sweeney as the new interim assistant city manager, replacing Tom Duensing, who left in January.



Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lacefield  OurayNews.com

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lacefield January 9, 1948 ~ February 21, 2019.



Arizona high school football playoff schedule and Richard Obert's picks  AZCentral

These are the Arizona high school football playoff games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Higher-seeded teams will host these first-round ...



Music Festival attracts 300 high school students to Yavapai College  Prescott Daily Courier

Rob Lubbers, band director at Dobson High School, asks high school students for their best during a rehearsal. mugshot photo. By Sue Tone | tonenotes.



Arizona Basketball: No.4 ranked Michael Foster latest to receive offer  Zona Zealots

Arizona Basketball made another offer, this time to the No.4 ranked player in the Class of 2021 Michael Foster.



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



A look at key Week 6 games in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season.



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

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



Arizona high school football scores for Week 9  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 11, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. To see Richard Obert's predictions for Week ...



Crossing guard training workshops scheduled | Features  Peoria Times

To make sure thousands of students get to school safely, hundreds of crossing guards will take part in upcoming regional training workshops. They will learn ...



Scottsdale Christian boys and girls basketball teams win 2A semifinals amid weather chaos  AZCentral

Top-seeded Scottsdale Christian beat No. 4 seed Thatcher, 62-46, in the 2A boys semifinal on Friday at Phoenix Greenway. Playing more than 78 miles away ...



When should a team stop scoring in Arizona high school football games?  AZCentral

Page finished off Fort Defiance Window Rock with a 94-0 football victory Friday night, and nobody was celebrating. Page coach Mitchell Stephens wasn't excited ...



Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 4. Last game: Beat then-No. 1 La Lumiere School (La Porte, Ind.) 66-55 at GEICO Nationals Championship. Next: Season Complete. 2 ...



Jason Jewell Named Brophy Football Coach  Sports360AZ

The Godfather of Arizona high school football is returning to the sidelines. Long-time Sports360AZ recruiting expert Jason Jewell has been named the head ...



Predictions for 6A, 5A, 4A Arizona high school football championships  AZCentral

Let's break down the 6A, 5A, 4A football championship games Friday and Saturday.



Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...



Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at where the Arizona high school football teams rank through eight weeks. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (7-0). Cemented at No. 1 after ...



Rewind: What we learned in Week 11 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Break or make, players and teams ended their seasons with a bang.



Schools’ response to student walkouts varied across state, nation  Cronkite News

High school students across the country walked out of class to demand action on school safety, but how far they walked and what they faced when they walked ...



As fewer kids play high school football across Arizona, schools deal with cancellations  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association has seen a decline from about 22000 football participants five years ago to about 19900 last year.



Gov. Doug Ducey was the wrong guy to take on Nike and Colin Kaepernick  AZCentral

The founding of the country is under assault. But why did Arizona's governor think he was the man to stop it?



Arizona high school football scores Week 5  AZCentral

This is the Week 5 high school football scoreboard for games played on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15.



Six Arizona schools named "Beat the Odds Schools"  Arizona Education News Service

Six schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" based on their ...



Scholarships are like gold to Washington students  GCU Today

The Students Inspiring Students initiative has had a remarkable effect this week. Thursday, Washington High was one of three schools to receive full-tuition rides ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



The PNJ Top 50 Greatest Athletes: 1-10  Pensacola News Journal

The PNJ Top 50 Greatest Athletes ranks the very best in the history of Pensacola-area sports as chosen by the PNJ sports department. Here's an explainer ...



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

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 ...



Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the top moments in Week 3 across Arizona high school football on Friday night.



Rewind: What we learned from Week 2 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Lightning delays, lightning plays, shocking wins, and great relief work defined the second week of Arizona high school football. A look at Week 2: ...



GCU’s Learning Lounge boosts Westwood  GCU Today

Last of a four-part series. Story by Theresa Smith Photos by David Kadlubowski and Lizbeth Garcia GCU News Bureau. Lizbeth Garcia was walking through the ...



Desert Ridge vs. Liberty leads intriguing Week 4 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A school trying to gain 6A traction. Another trying to hold it together. A night to celebrate tradition. Out-of-state excursions to prove Arizona's worth. Here are 10 ...



Arizona graduation rate still lags behind nation at 77 percent  azcentral.com

WASHINGTON – High school graduation rates reached an all-time high of 83 percent last year, but Arizona still lagged behind the nation at 77 percent in the ...



Painter, print-maker, professor: Artist Carl Grupp dies at 79  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Carl Grupp used his hands, just as much as his mouth, to convey his thoughts and teachings to those around him. The Sioux Falls artist died at age 79 on ...



Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.



Snowflake football community remembers 9/11 with special jerseys, tribute video  AZCentral

In a tribute video made by Curtis Cook, Snowflake head football coach Kay Solomon's brother-in-law, the community comes together to remember 9/11.



Dolores June Brabec  Salina Post

Dolores June Brabec, 91, Washington, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Linn Community Nursing Home. A funeral *service* will be 2 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2019 ...



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 ...



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.



High School Research Teachers Conference  Science News for Students

On September 27-29, 2019, the Society for Science & the Public (the Society) will welcome 200 science research teachers at all levels of experience to gather in ...



Arizona Corp. Commission: Nearly 1,000 properties at risk of gas leaks, shutoff  AZFamily

SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) - It's been nearly a month since the more than 100 seniors at Riviera 55+ Mobile Home Park have been without gas.



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



'No more silence': 15,000 swarm Capitol at March For Our Lives rally in Phoenix  AZCentral

Thousands of people and students gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24, 2018 to protest mass school shootings and raise awareness for gun ...



Cicis celebrates Phoenix grand opening  AZ Big Media

Cicis – the restaurant known and loved for its unlimited pizza, pasta, salad, soup and dessert buffet – recently opened the doors to its second Phoenix restaurant ...



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 ...



Children's hospital remembers Chester Bennington as a devoted volunteer  KPNX 12 News TV

"He would come to the hospital and just meet with kids and anybody who wanted to talk to him and he would encourage them."



Barbara Ridge, who dreamed up ASU West campus, dies at 78  AZCentral

Barbara Ridge, an original visionary of Arizona State University's West campus and a longtime community advocate and business owner in Glendale, died ...



AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...



Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers to join ASU School of Music  Arizona State University

Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers, who will join the School of Music in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in August, said he is excited to ...



#RedforEd: Arizona educators back to Capitol to rally for school funding  AZCentral.com

Arizona teachers on Saturday are back at the Capitol for a rally one month after tens of thousands of educators walked out of class and changed the course of ...



The next step: A process to help close opportunity, achievement gaps  Arizona Education News Service

Education leaders discussed how to close opportunity and achievement gaps, while students shared what helps them overcome challenges and succeed during ...



George Shows Up, Shows Support for Carl Albert High School  OKCThunder.com

It was a scene straight out of a classic teen movie. The students, in matching t-shirts, were packed into the stands of the gymnasium. An emcee implored the ...



It gets real for Students Inspiring Students scholarship winners  GCU Today

The first of 100 students from high schools in Phoenix and Glendale received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday when Grand Canyon University awarded them ...



Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program Celebrates Seventh Year of Service Learning Curriculum as Students and Teachers Head Back to School  Business Wire

Thousands of middle and high school students from over 6500 schools and clubs across all 50 states will participate in the seventh year of the Lead2Fe.



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Mountain Pointe High School's music man returning home  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Leo Werner is back. The newly reappointed Mountain Pointe High School band and orchestra director has returned to the program he originated when the ...



2021 prospect Michael Foster commits to ASU basketball  AZCentral

Michael Foster -- a respected freshman -- committed to ASU shortly after watching them defeat Vanderbilt in front of Sunday's capacity crowd.



Phoenix police looking for leads in murder, robbery [RE-BROADCAST OF 10/15/2012]  KTAR.com

Phoenix police are looking for clues in the seemingly random murder of a young man and also the robbery of two men in downtown Phoenix.



GCU awards 50 more Students Inspiring Students scholarships  GCU Today

The final 50 students from local high schools received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday when Grand Canyon University awarded them with full-tuition ...



Nearly 40% of homeless youth identify as gay or transgender  TucsonSentinel.com

Youth who identify as LGBTQ account for no more than 10 percent of the U.S. population. But they account for 40 percent of homeless youth, and cite difficulties ...



Nearly 40 percent of homeless youth across the country identify as LGBTQ, experts say  Cronkite News

A national human rights group reports nearly half of LGBTQ youth don't feel accepted in communities where they live.



Two great ‘Students Inspiring Students’ stories  GCU Today

The 100 local high school students who received “Students Inspiring Students” scholarships gathered at GCU Arena. (Editor's note: This story is from the August ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. To view this ...



Four of Pensacola's sports royalty await special night with Florida Sports Hall of Fame  Pensacola News Journal

Justin Gatlin, three others in city's sports royalty, created special moment at Pensacola Country Club in prelude to Hall of Fame induction.



Phoenix police searching for clues in man’s shooting death  KTAR.com

Murder in north Phoenix: It happened on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at about 10 p.m.. “Officers responded to a call of a shooting near Seventh Street and ...



Greg Hansen: Arizona Wildcats can't afford to hire another bounce-back coach  Arizona Daily Star

Fired by the mighty Hook 'em Horns, Texas coach John Mackovic was then hired by Arizona. Outcome? Terminated after a player mutiny and, in general, ...



Like father, like son? Trevor Wood is a candidate for D-line duty for Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Tight end Trevor Wood could help fill the void along Arizona's depleted D-line, following the lead of his father.



Top ASU engineering grads receive honors  Arizona State University

As the end of the fall and spring semesters approach, each of the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering select one undergraduate student in each of its ...



Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...



Michael Connors  White Mountain Independent

Michael H. Connors went home to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. He was born March 29, 1957, in Kirkland, Wash., the oldest of three sons born to George ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



IMG Academy moves into No. 2 spot, Mountain Pointe (Phoenix), Roswell (Ga.) climb into Super 25  USA TODAY High School Sports

IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) knocked off one Booker T. Washington to help itself pass another Booker T. Washington for the No. 2 spot in the Super 25 high ...



GCU’s newest ‘coach’ is director of public safety  GCU Today

By Karen Fernau GCU News Bureau. Joe Yahner retired last year as chief of the Phoenix Police Department with plans for a second career as a teacher and ...



Mountain Pointe (AZ) head coach Norris Vaughan resigns  High School Football America

After nine years as the head of the Mountain Pointe High School football program, Norris Vaughan is stepping aside. According to AZCentral.co, Vaughan is ...



A collision, a death and a lawyer’s quest to change Arizona’s restitution law  AZCentral.com

When his son-in-law was killed in a car accident, Dick Coffinger wanted to represent his daughter in seeking restitution. The court wouldn't let him, so he got the ...



Maroon Madness: No. 1 Phil Mickelson vs. No. 8 Briann January  House of Sparky

The Matchup: Not only the greatest lefty golfer but one of the greatest golfers in history in Phil Mickelson takes on one of the better guards in women's basketball ...



New York Knicks draft Pensacola native Mitchell Robinson, city's first player drafted in 34 years  Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola's 34-year drought in the NBA Draft is over. The New York Knicks selected Pensacola native Mitchell Robinson in the second round of the NBA Draft ...



John Connelly, bankrupcty judge and St. Paul Irish booster, dies  Minneapolis Star Tribune

As Minnesota's first chief bankruptcy judge, John Connelly didn't just deal with money issues. He used his calm demeanor and sense of empathy to make ...



UWF basketball success gives needed boost to game in Pensacola: Bill Vilona  Pensacola News Journal

Vilona: Success of UWF's men's basketball program is helping give the sport a needed boost with area youth in Argos summer camp.



America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



Life in motion: ASU biophysics trains students in a young field  ASU News Now

The biophysics program at Arizona State University mirrors the field itself in both its interdisciplinary breadth and its youth.



Champ Bailey, Chauncey Billups, Todd Helton score big with charity work  Denver Post

Professional athletes are often criticized for being poor role models. Colorado has many athletes, however, who set an example of leadership with philanthropy.



Seniors Ready for Life After Graduating | Illinois Wesleyan  Illinois Wesleyan University

In celebration of the Class of 2017, we asked some of our seniors what they never expected to love about IWU, how they accomplished so much in four years, ...



ASU history professor to explore African-Americans' perspective of World War II  Arizona State University

African-Americans experienced World War II as fighting against two fronts — fascism abroad and racism at home. History Professor Matthew Delmont will spend ...



GW High, Cheyney Star Curry Working To Make Lions  CBS Local

By Matt Leon. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dominique Curry was a high school football star at George Washington High School and then a standout at Cheyney ...



ASU Law alum, Bears chairman George McCaskey says Vegas is ready for NFL  Arizona State University

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey said Wednesday that he was skeptical when the Oakland Raiders announced their intention to move to Las Vegas: ...



Those we have lost so far this year  Elko Daily Free Press

Juan “Bermeo” Urdaneta left this world after a long illness to reunite with his father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Juan was born in Bermeo, Viscaya, Spain on ...



In remembrance: Locals who passed on in January  Bloomington Pantagraph

January 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at Pantagraph.com/Obituaries.



Leadership Resources  Education World

District Takes Steps to Improve Staff Wellness While programs to improve student wellness have been in schools for years, some districts now are focusing on ...



Obituary Archives — November 2000  Crossville Chronicle

JAMES HORACE BARNWELL. James Horace Barnwell, 90, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 17, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 20 from the ...



Memorial Gallery: August | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Vitals for the Week of December 28th  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. December 14. Macie L.



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