Challenger Middle School is not only home to Little League Softball champions. It is home to an academic team of champions.
Jazmine Ayala anticipated a low-key celebration when she and the rest of the Sunnyside Little League softball team returned home to Tucson on Thursday afternoon.
Help welcome back the Sunnyside Little League Softball World Series Champions as they make their way back to Tucson this afternoon.
Enrique Garcia, second from left, watches Abel Mendivil read his opening statement on Friday during the Challenger Middle School team's practice for mock congressional hearings.
Members of Challenger Middle School's mock congressional hearing team have an opportunity to showcase their civic knowledge next month in Washington D.C., but will have to overcome a financial obstacle.
Challenger Middle School students, from left, Gabriela Jasso, Lizeth Nava (bending down) and Leslie Valenzuela are in harvest mode at the school's garden. They had just pulled some fresh carrots.
It all starts with a seed. Jonathan Moreno empties a packet to distribute seeds to members of Roots and Shoots.
Miguel Rodriguez, 12, left, and Patrick Robles, 11, plant cucumber seeds as David Kelch, right, rakes over previously planted squash seeds in the community garden at Challenger Middle School, 100 E. Elvira Road.
The school's garden has yielded a substantial bounty, all geared toward giving students healthier eating options.
David Kelch and Jonathan Moreno are among the budding gardeners at Challenger Middle School whose labor is bringing healthy results to the south-side school.