The nearly 100 students who attend Sentinel Peak High School in the Flowing Wells Unified District are proof that the American high school system doesn’t work for everyone.
Two Tucson-area educators are up for the 2013 Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year award.
Car show to aid literacy program
Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.
Braiant Acuña grew up playing basketball in the heat. No matter how high the mercury rose, he and his friends hit the asphalt outdoor courts to indulge their passion.
Flowing Wells FFA harvests award
Marana High teacher Don Zell, left, helped guide students Evan Cloutier, center, and Kevin Reich to an auto-skills championship victory.
Marana High School senior Kevin Reich says he has a hard time concentrating in the classroom, but it all clicks when he's in the auto shop.
Fashion-design student Arizai Gradias cuts a pattern during a class at Flowing Wells High School.
Students Amanda Real, left, and Maria Vasquez Pacheco, on a stand, work with Flowing Wells teacher Kimberly Lloyd to fit a skirt. The dress in the foreground is made of recycled plastic bottles.
Flowing Wells High School teacher Kimberly Loyd has a passion for fashion and knows the pattern to infuse that sensibility into her classes.
Flowing Wells senior gets top Scouts award
Flowing Wells senior earns Gold Award
Tucson girl's poetry featured in magazine
Two Flowing Wells High School students were arrested and are facing charges in connection with threatening six students, and the school through Facebook, police said.
Manzanita Elementary Principal Colleen Nichols shows the National Blue Ribbon Award given to the school by the U.S. Department of Education. It recognizes constant exemplary performance. The school received the honor in November, but held a Blue Ribbon flag ceremony on Jan. 9