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Passage of $61.3 million bond allows Vail to tackle overcrowded schools  Arizona Daily Star

More than half of the funds will go toward the construction of a new high school.

Cienega students awarded $40,000 in restitution after canceled trip  Arizona Daily Star

A $451000 judgment was secured against a Texas-based travel group that canceled Cienega High School's graduation trip to Disneyland without notice or ...

Arizona sues travel firm accused of cheating Tucson-area students out of senior trip  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona's attorney general has launched a consumer fraud lawsuit against a Texas-based travel firm and its CEO over claims they cheated local high school ...

Greg Hansen: Southern Arizona's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Tucson and the surrounding region to ring in the new year. Here's the complete ...

Assistant coach at a Tucson high school accused of sexual conduct with minor  Arizona Daily Star

A security staff member/assistant basketball coach at Cienega High School was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual conduct with a minor, the Pima County ...

Road Runner: New ride service in Civano, Vail, Rita Ranch links areas to buses  Arizona Daily Star

Residents in Rita Ranch, the Civano community and parts of Vail now have access to AMORE, the Adaptive Mobility with Reliability and Efficiency ride project, ...

Texas company ordered to pay $40K to Tucson-area teens scammed out of Disneyland trip  AZCentral

A year after a travel operator scammed Cienega High School teens and parents out of a $40K senior class trip to Disneyland, families will see justice.

The top five high schools in the country are all in Arizona, with two in Tucson  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona's Basis charter schools took top honors, as did University High.

Cienega 35, Sunnyslope 7 — final  Arizona Daily Star

Game: Phoenix Sunnyslope (0-1) at CIENEGA (1-0)

Friday night's high school football matchups, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Justin Spears breaks down all of Friday's games, with score predictions.

High school countdown: Cienega's Zach Mattas faster, stronger as he moves to linebacker  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down Southern Arizona's top 22 high school football players. Up today: No. 8, Cienega defensive end/linebacker Zach Mattas.

Friday's high school football playoff pairings, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

Marana's Sebastian Borsini (30) comes up with the recovery on the onside kick as the Tigers claw back into the game late at Cienega High School, Friday, April ...

High school football: A game-by-game look at Southern Arizona's playoff slate  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Justin Spears takes a look at each playoff matchup across Southern Arizona.

Cienega senior class trip canceled after travel agency goes off grid  Arizona Daily Star

More than 70 Cienega High School graduates were left hanging Sunday night when the buses that were supposed to take them to California didn't show and ...

3 local running events for the whole family  Arizona Daily Star

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Thousands of Arizona teachers rally as tensions rise, walkout looms  Arizona Daily Star

Thousands of Arizona educators rallied outside their schools Wednesday morning as tensions increased between teachers, who are demanding better pay and ...

Neto's Tucson: 'Voices of Vail' tells a rich, vibrant story  Arizona Daily Star

To the majority of people around these parts, Vail, the community southeast of Tucson, is a fast-growing bedroom suburb known for its schools.

Greg Hansen's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018: 100-81 | Tucson Sports  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Southern Arizona from 2018. Find out who makes the cut.

Education notes: Cooper Center, UA host high school citizen science program  Arizona Daily Star

A new hands-on science curriculum, co-developed by the University of Arizona and launching in three Southern Arizona high schools this fall, will engage ...

No. 1: Trenton Bourguet, Marana  Arizona Daily Star

Over the last three weeks, the Star has counted down the top 22 high school football players in Southern Arizona. Up next: No. 1, Marana quarterback Trenton ...

Vigil in Vail after string of recent tragedies  KGUN

A vigil will be held at Cienega High School Thursday night after a string of recent tragedies in the Vail community.

High school football games, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

The Friday night lights are back on — fingers crossed — and this week's slate of games shouldn't disappoint. Our game of the week will be the most storied ...

Arizona Educational Foundation announces Arizona's Top 10 Teachers  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation announced the five Ambassadors for Excellence and five Semifinalists of the Arizona Teacher of the Year program Friday.

Cienega HS turf needs replacing; cost a concern  Arizona Daily Star

District was told it would last eight years. It's been 11.

Cienega High teacher wins $25K Milken award  Arizona Daily Star

Brittany Matsushino teaches sophomore English and serves as the Student Council advisor.

Photos: Arizona Wildcats quarterback Rhett Rodriguez through the years  Arizona Daily Star

A look at RhettRod's career from his time at Catalina Foothills High School to Saturday's start at UCLA.

3 takeaways from US Rep. McSally's visit to Cienega High School  Arizona Daily Star

McSally offers support for Trump over missile strikes in Syria, calls transgendered bathroom issues a local issue.

Southern Arizona high school graduations: When, where, why and what to give  Arizona Daily Star

It's that time. Here are things you need to know about local high school graduations.

FONTAINE, Nicholas  Arizona Daily Star

FONTAINE, Nicholas. beloved son, brother and grandson passed away unexpectedly in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 24. He is survived by his parents, Mark and ...

Kareem Neal named AEF 2019 Arizona Teacher of the Year  Arizona Education News Service

Kareem Neal, a self-contained special education teacher at Maryvale High School, is the Arizona Educational Foundation's 2019 Teacher of the Year. Neal was ...

Cienega High students readying for work on total solar eclipse movie  Arizona Daily Star

If you can't travel 1,000 miles north to view the total solar eclipse in August, the students in Jack Erickson's astronomy club at Cienega High School have got you ...

How one local school district prepares for active shooter scenarios  KGUN

For nearly a decade, theVail School Districthas fine-tuned active shooter training for staff.

Photos: Catalina Foothills 23, Cienega 17 | High School Football  Arizona Daily Star

Catalina Foothills takes down Cienega 23-17 on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.

Cienega High School students recreate Selma March  Arizona Education News Service

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the March in Selma that became the battleground of African American suffrage, Cienega High School students recreated the the ...

Life-size gingerbread house, Lights of the world, Holiday Express with Santa  Arizona Daily Star

Life-Size “Coco” Themed Gingerbread House — Casino Del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road. Life-size gingerbread house standing more than 11 feet tall based on ...

CDO volleyball sweeps, Marana, Mountain View and Ironwood Ridge on a roll  Tucson Local Media

The Canyon del Oro Dorados volleyball squad cruised past two Casa Grande high schools last week to improve their yearlong record to 12-3.

LAMBERTON, Matthew Ryan  Arizona Daily Star

LAMBERTON, Matthew Ryan. 31, of Vail, AZ, left us too soon on August 7, 2018. He was born on April 21, 1987 in Tucson, AZ and was the son of Julie (Bruce) ...

Pima College hosts Bruce Fleck Classic starting tonight on campus  Arizona Daily Star

The Pima College women's basketball team will take on the toughest challenge of the 2018-19 season to date this week, when they host the Bruce Fleck Classic ...

Vail high school students get a glimpse of creative telescope project  Arizona Daily Star

Vail students shadowed astronomer Matt Penn and helped him work on creating a simple pointing system for telescope in Hawaii.

Gridiron Guide: Cienega's Bobcat Stadium  Arizona Daily Star

The 15th in our tour of Tucson's high school football stadiums.

3 Tucson-area schools ranked among best in nation  Arizona Daily Star

U.S. News & World Report evaluated more than 21500 public high schools.

Nugent set to become CIenega's football coach  Arizona Daily Star

Ex-Pima College and Canyon del Oro coach eager to be back in charge.

Arizona football recruiting: Cienega quarterback Jamarye Joiner ‘shocked and excited’ about offer  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats coaching staff has shifted some of their attention to the 2018 class. They've been busy handing out quite a few offers over the last few ...

UCLA reportedly to fire basketball coach Steve Alford  Arizona Daily Star

Alford landed former Arizona commits T.J. Leaf and Shareef O'Neal.

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 Football: Interview with 2018 Recruit Jamarye Joiner  FanSided

As the second highest rated recruit for the 2018 class, dual threat QB Jamarye Joiner looks very promising and very well could be the future of Arizona FB.

Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state's border with Mexico and leave large jugs of water on remote trails for ...

Five to watch: Top high school football games of 2018  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season starts Thursday, which means every week will be filled with at least a dozen games across Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Cienega football: Band of Brothers aka  All Sports Tucson

No, I am not writing about the 2001 HBO miniseries war drama but in fact the way that Cienega's strong safety Chris Vega describes the defense that has 22 ...

45 things to do in Tucson this December  Arizona Daily Star

It's a busy month with Christmas and Hanukkah events, markets, performances, classes and more.

Police identify body found in desert as missing 13-year-old girl  KGUN

Tucson police have identified a southeast side suspicious death victim as 13-year-old Jayden Glomb.

Sheriff: 'Suspicious circumstances' in June disappearance of Vail teen

Homicide detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old Tucson-area boy who was reported missing by his family in June. Newly obtained ...

41 things to do in Tucson this weekend Dec. 14-16  Arizona Daily Star

The downtown parade of lights, a holiday sing-a-long at the Loft, holiday events in Marana and Oro Valley and more this weekend!

Here's how a change in sports — and hard work — led Tucson's Lauren Green to a college scholarship  Arizona Daily Star

It started in late October, and every few days for the next three weeks, Lauren Green texted her Tucson Rattlers basketball coach, Chris Klassen. “You're coming ...

Sabino grads bring unique perspective to east-side rivalry game  Arizona Daily Star

Calen McFarland grew up hearing stories from his father and uncles about their high school glory days, when they played football at Sabino High School.

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 football: First-round playoff matchups and game predictions  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona high school football playoffs begin this week and 11 teams between the 3A and 5A bracket represent Southern Arizona.

Army: Soldier from Tucson area dies while serving in Kosovo  Arizona Daily Star

No details were released about how Vail man died.

Fiesta de Tumacácori is Dec. 1-2 | Community  Nogales International

La Fiesta de Tumacácori, an annual celebration of the cultures that have lived in and influenced the historical Santa Cruz Valley, is set for its 48th edition.

Mountain View volleyball scores comeback win over Marana  Tucson Local Media

The Mountain View Lions stared down a two-sets-to-none deficit against crosstown rival Marana on Thursday night, in front of a raucous crowd of Tiger faithful.

Tucson man arrested in weekend killing of 19-year-old  Arizona Daily Star

Leonardo Frausto died shortly after he was found injured in an apartment complex courtyard.

Arizona football: 5 questions heading into fall camp  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Kevin Sumlin era officially kicks off a month from now when the Arizona Wildcats open the 2018 football season against BYU on Sept. 1. It will be the first ...

Street Smarts: East-side road named for Realtor/volunteer/activist  Arizona Daily Star

Mary Ann Cleveland was born Mary Ann Bachner, on Oct. 12, 1940, in Pittsburgh to George and Hilda Bachner.

‘Barrio’ team looking to pull off another upset in high school soccer playoffs  Arizona Daily Star

Flowing Wells used togetherness — and an early goal — to stun Cienega in Wednesday's first round. The Caballeros play again Saturday.

Tucson astronomers, students readying for August's solar eclipse  Arizona Daily Star

Teams of amateur astronomers will record the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun from Oregon to South Carolina.

Schools open halls to electronic billboards  Arizona Daily Star

Schools hope a marketing deal brings better student communication and new revenue.

Arizona Wildcats secure future at QB by adding Kevin Doyle, Jamarye Joiner to 2018 class  Arizona Daily Star

The new quarterbacks provide much-needed depth; defenders Adam Plant and Dayven Coleman round out the class.

2018 Women of Influence recognizes Tucson's best and brightest leaders  Inside Tucson Business

A host of exemplary women from around the Greater Tucson Metro Area were recognized for their contributions to the community the night of Wednesday, March ...

Basis Tucson omitted from best high schools list  Arizona Daily Star

The 2015 list of Best High Schools is out and as expected, Tucson's University High had a strong showing, coming in as the 17th best high school in the country ...

The Greatest Show on Turf: Marana on the verge of history against Cienega  Tucson Local Media

The genesis of the revolutionary offensive scheme that's revitalized Marana High School's football team was launched four years ago in a neighborhood bar.

Maricopa Community Colleges to eliminate football  AZCentral

Football programs will be eliminated at Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and Glendale community colleges after the 2018 season.

“Iron Man” AC Green to speak at Vail Family Conference  Arizona Education News Service

The Vail School District is hosting a family night event, featuring former NBA All-‐Star, “Iron Man” A.C. Green.

78.3 million robocalls made to Arizonans in June  Arizona Daily Star

Robocalls skyrocketed for every area code in Arizona in the first half of this year, reaching 78.3 million calls in June alone, according to data compiled by a firm ...

This week's high school football matchups, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Justin Spears breaks down and predicts how each matchup across Southern Arizona will play out. All games start at 7 p.m. Friday. Predicted winners ...

QB Rhett Rodriguez, RichRod's son, commits to Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

If there was ever a reason to think Rich Rodriguez might be sticking around Tucson long-term, news about Arizona's latest recruit commitment should aid that ...

High School Football Preview: Marana Tigers | Sports  Tucson Local Media

Thousands of teenagers are flocking to dew-stained practice fields this month in preparation for the 10-week-long gamut that is the high school football season.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: The Quack Attack is Back  Tucson Weekly

Welcome to the heart of the Pac-12 conference season, where we'll know once and for all (for a week, at least) who's for real and...

Football: Busy time for Aztecs coach, ex-Pima standout  Arizona Daily Star

As coach spreads the word about school, former DB dreams of pros.

Arizona football adds to 2018 class on February National Signing Day  Arizona Sports

The Arizona Wildcats have the majority of their players in the 2018 recruiting class officially signed, but they will fill out most of the remaining holes in the second ...

Greg Hansen's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2016 | Sports  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the year's best Southern Arizona sports figures.

Hassey leaving coaching for ‘little detour right now’  Arizona Daily Star

Cienega's "Friday night freak" to trade press box for office after 2014.

Arizona football recruiting: Darnay Holmes visiting Tucson, Jamarye Joiner impressing and more  Arizona Desert Swarm

With over 25 commitments for the 2017 class, things are slowing down as the Arizona Wildcats finalize their class and keep their current commits happy.

11 restaurants fail September Pima County health inspections  Arizona Daily Star

By C.J. D'Innocente and Murphy Woodhouse, Arizona Daily Star. Eleven restaurants failed September inspections by the Pima County Health Department.

Business group trying to keep Valley junior college football alive beyond 2018  AZCentral

A group of local businessmen, led by sports advocates Don Kile, Ward Hickey and Rob Yowell, is trying to keep junior college football in the Valley alive beyond ...

Death of 13-year-old Jayden Glomb ruled homicide  KGUN

The suspicious death of 13-year-old Jayden Glomb has been ruled a homicide by authorities. Tucson Police arrested 37-year-old Joshua Lelevier, Jayden's ...

ASU education grads win prestigious national awards  Arizona State University

Two alumnae of ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College join a prestigious group of 19 educators across the country who received 2015-2016 Milken Educator ...

Bargain shoppers sell out popular UA rummage sale in one day  Arizona Daily Star

The sale was originally scheduled to continue on Saturday, Aug. 4, but has since been canceled, as shoppers snagged everything on Friday.

Tri-City Prep Brings Home Top AZ Envirothon Honors  Prescott eNews

A team of high school students from Tri-City College Prep (Prescott) developed a winning sustainable agriculture model to capture the 2017 Arizona Envirothon ...

8 restaurants fail October Pima County health inspections | Food & Cooking  Arizona Daily Star

Eight restaurants failed October inspections by the Pima County Health Department. Five passed follow-up inspections. In addition, see the September and ...

Many ways to experience the partial solar eclipse in Tucson  Arizona Daily Star

Witnessing a total solar eclipse is a moving experience for many. But partial solar eclipses have their own fascinating quirks, some of which you can experience ...

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 ...

Shelly Vroegh is new principal at Rio Rico High School  Nogales International

When Assistant Superintendent Rodney Rich was considering a pair of finalists for the job of Rio Rico High School principal, he said, one of the things he was ...

Churches offer Christmas services | Home + Life + Health  Arizona Daily Star

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7570 N. Thornydale Road. *Service* for intergenerational family worship at 5:30 p.m.; traditional worship with string quartet at ...

San Simon/Bowie Lady Cougars Basketball heads to State  Willcox Range News

Seven dedicated, tough, determined young ladies make up the San Simon / Bowie Lady Cougar basketball team. This "Magnificent Seven" defeated Bisbee on ...

Arizona District 12 Little League Opening Day  All Sports Tucson

(L-R) Alan Lord, Frank Williams, Jeff George, Herb Shindler, Ken Giordano & Bob Hall (Andy Morales/ April 2: Manzanita Park 200 FREE ...

29 local runs, walks and races to take on this fall and winter  Arizona Daily Star

Whether your goal is to collect every local race t-shirt or to do an entire 5K without walking, this list of local runs, walks and fun fitness events has something.

Photos: Donald Trump rally in Phoenix | Photography  Arizona Daily Star

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at Veteran's Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix on June 18, 2016.

Why Arizona teachers stay or leave the profession

Arizona's public schools need strong support programs, like veteran teachers mentoring their less experienced colleagues, to help retain teachers.

photos of 2014 | Blogs |  Arizona Daily Star

Some of the top shots taken by staff photographers in past year.

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