Three Tucson-area schools have earned the A+ School of Excellence distinction.
Local educator picked for US teaching project
The leaders of three Tucson-area schools have been named
finalists for the Rodel Exemplary Principal award.
Occupy protesters arrested over weekend
About 20,000 people are expected to attend this year's Hope Fest
on Saturday to receive free medical care, clothing, food and more,
and organizers of the event could use some help.
Mechanic Zeke Altamirano prepares a part for a rebuilt engine,
which is being installed in a 17-year-old school bus in the
Sunnyside Unified School District's bus barn. The Governing Board
just approved the purchase of 16 used buses.
Mechanic Zeke Altamirano works at putting a new alternator into
a 17-year-old school bus in the Sunnyside school district's bus
barn. After reaching the alternator, Altamirano found an oil leak,
hoses near the end of their operational life span and some exposed
wiring as well.
A dilapidated bus fleet and a lack of drivers has resulted in
Sunnyside Unified School District students arriving late for
school. Last month, Superintendent Manuel L. Isquierdo told the
district's governing board that between 10 and 20 buses are late in
dropping off children at school becau…
A program aimed at middle school students facing long-term
suspension will move from the Sunnyside district's alternative high
school campus to the under-enrolled Chaparral Middle School this
Lloyd Construction Co. crews are expected to go into full swing
next week in the building of freshman academies on Sunnyside and
Desert View high schools campuses.
First-time homebuyers and veterans, or those buying a home in 19
targeted census tracts may qualify for assistance in purchasing
Retired veterans socialize and eat a free meal at American Legion Post 109. The post provides three free dinners and one breakfast a month to visually impared veterans.
An American Legion post provides free meals to visually impaired
veterans several times a month - part of its mission of "giving
back" to those who served our country.
Jim Sardella laughs with his friend Ruth J. Hill before their bingo game at Blanche Johnson Courtyards. His neighbors say he has a big heart and always tries to help others.
Ray Chavez, principal of Apollo Middle School, is heading to
Mesa to lead a junior high school that is targeted for
restructuring after failing to meet U.S. Department of Education
Ray Chavez, who spearheaded the drive to turn Apollo Middle School in Tucson into a performing-plus school, is headed to a similar task at a Mesa junior high.