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Anonymous 'confessions pages' used by Tucson students to bully, harass

Anonymous 'confessions pages' used by Tucson students to bully, harass

For the second time in this month, Tucson High Magnet School officials have been able to shut down a Facebook page that allowed students to anonymously, and publicly, vilify classmates.

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Principal at University High retiring at year's end

The principal of TUSD's nationally recognized University High School is resigning at the end of the school year.

January 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Manzanita named Blue Ribbon School

September 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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Two students receive $1,000 scholarships

August 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Local monument defines on-track

Tucson Oddity: Local monument defines on-track

The Epes Randolph Plaza near Hi Corbett Field honors a man who was instrumental in rail development here.

August 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Local monument defines on-track

Tucson Oddity: Local monument defines on-track

Catch a glimpse of a large bust of a man flanked by what look like gargantuan barbells and you might well wonder, is this a monument to Arnold Schwarzenegger or some other bodybuilder?

August 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Teacher-supply campaign kicks off

July 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

New Vail high school to open Wednesday

July 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Students need funds for history event

Two Alice Vail Middle School students have qualified for the National History Day national competition at the University of Maryland, but have encountered a big obstacle - funding.

May 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Teen history buff to compete in bee

Teen history buff to compete in bee

Read Wilder

May 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Teen history buff to compete in bee

Teen history buff to compete in bee

A St. Michael's Parish Day School eighth-grader is gearing up to compete in the National History Bee Middle School Competition.

May 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

University High and Basis Tucson have been identified as two of the top 10 high schools across the country. The rankings were released as part of the 2012 U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.

May 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD assessing new uses for 3 closed schools

TUSD is reviewing proposals on how to make use of three schools that were closed in 2010.

February 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Brad Ptashkin helps his son Cayden, 5, and daughter Ashlyn, 7, get their rockets ready at the launch pad during the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association's launch.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Steve Lubliner stands by the switch as a model rocket launches. Both model- and high-power rockets were launched. Some of them were as tall as six feet.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Steve Peters, left, sets up his Aries rocket while his sons David, 14, middle, and Eddie, 19, watch.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Black smoke trails Kris Chang's "Squat" rocket. The rocket was made from a Madcow Rocketry kit.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

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January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

A rocket drifts earthward after lifting off. Some of the rockets that were launched climbed around 2,200 feet into the air.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Desert model-rocket launch is a blast

Andrea Byrne, left, and Steven Peugh track a rocket as it descends to the ground at the monthly SARA launch.

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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