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Golf tournament will benefit Empire athletics

A golf tournament next month will go toward athletic programs and scholarships at Empire High School.

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Vail teacher recognized for conservation efforts

Vail teacher recognized for conservation efforts

Empire High School teacher, Christine In ‐Albon, was recognized by the U.S. Department of Interior in Washington, D.C., last week, with the 2013 Partners in Conservation Award for her collaboration on the Cienega Watershed Partnership program.

January 23, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Whooping cough cases in Pima County at 8-year high

Whooping cough cases are at an eight-year high in Pima County, and the Vail area southeast of Tucson continues to suffer the deepest consequences of the ongoing problem.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'Spy School' play to showcase student theater skills

'Spy School' play to showcase student theater skills

Imagine that it’s 1961 and ordinary teenager Jane Doe has been drafted by the CIA to become a super-secret spy agent. Her mission? Infiltrate an American high school to find a Russian spy who is about to send classified space program information to the USSR.

November 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

New case of whooping cough at Vail school

A case of whooping cough in an unvaccinated child has been confirmed at Sycamore Elementary School in the Vail Unified School District.

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

1 airlifted from two-vehicle crash on Tucson's southeast side

One person was airlifted after a two-vehicle crash on the city's southeast side Thursday night, authorities said.

May 02, 2013 9:36 pm
'How to Succeed' with audience

'How to Succeed' with audience

Jake Stollings plays Bud Frump, hailing the need for coffee during the Empire High School production of the musical comedy "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'How to Succeed' with audience

'How to Succeed' with audience

Connor Griffin is J. Pierrepont Finch, a lowly window washer who rises to corporate heights aided by secretary Rosemary Pilkington, played by Emily Beaulieu.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'How to Succeed' with audience

'How to Succeed' with audience

Richard Gremel, stage and music director, leads the cast in an outdoor exercise before last Friday's show. The production was at the Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'How to Succeed' with audience

'How to Succeed' with audience

May 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cautionary 'Radium Girls' is on stage at Vail theatre

Cautionary 'Radium Girls' is on stage at Vail theatre

From left to right, Bri Sayles, Corey Craig and Lauren Becker play workers in a 1920s-era factory, in "Radium Girls."

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cautionary 'Radium Girls' is on stage at Vail theatre

Cautionary 'Radium Girls' is on stage at Vail theatre

Empire High School's Theatre Department, under the direction of Richard Gremel, presents "Radium Girls" tonight and Friday night at the Vail Theatre of the Arts.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Innovative teachers, students from Tucson area recognized

Three Tucson students and two Southern Arizona educators are being honored as part of the 2012 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation.

September 09, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Tucson-area teacher among educators honored by President

A science teacher from Empire High School was one of 97 math and science educators honored by President Barack Obama.

July 01, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

5 Tucson-area students win top science honors

Five Southern Arizona high schoolers won overall grand and special awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

May 27, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Empire High steel drummers to play free shows Fri., Tues.

Students from Vail's Empire High School will bring their steel drums to the Arizona Senior Academy Tuesday for a free concert.

December 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

As chief financial officer at the Vail School District, John Filippelli doesn't usually wear an apron.

March 18, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

Far right, Darryl Henry, the regional executive chef for school services for Sodexo, directs the various teams of school food service workers who participated in an "Iron Chef"-type competition. The event was March 10 at Empire High School in the Vail School District; the district's team won…

March 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

Culinary contest heats up cafeteria

Lili Chong, with the Yin-Yang Gang cooking team, helps decorate the team's table during the cooking competition, which aims to display the depths of cafeteria workers' culinary skills.

March 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
A chance to prove themselves

A chance to prove themselves

Cast members grew quiet as they nervously inspected their props once again and moved into place.

January 28, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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