Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship
The Tucson Unified School District has a new director of culturally relevant teachingpedagogy.
The Joel D. Valdez Main Library will showcase the art of local high school students through the end of the month as host of the 19th Annual High School Art Invitational.
They may still be in high school, but they’re living the lives of academics. Students on the eight-member Ironwood Ridge High School Students Modeling a Research Topic (SMART) Team work on research on weekends, build scientific models, travel to conferences and present academic papers.
In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.
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.
The TUSD Governing Board has approved a $1.6 million deal for a residential development on the site of the now-closed Wrightstown Elementary School — marking the first time the district has transferred ownership of one of its closed schools.
Middle school is a difficult transition for many students and their teachers, but transitions create opportunities. Imagine a middle school adjacent to a nationally ranked high school, a middle school open to any student with high academic goals and eager to take advantage of the unique reso…
Alex Verdugo at the Under Armour All America game.
The possibility of moving University High School to its own campus is no longer on the table, leaving the award-winning school to continue its partnership with Rincon High for now.
Some kids don’t like to color. Despite the kits to create one’s own crayons or view products in 3-D, some kids are not interested. Even assigning exotic names and adding scents are not enough to hook every child into becoming a coloring aficionado.
What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?
Throwing flying discs into targets seems like all fun and games.
For Adrienne Medina things simply did not work out after toiling for four years in high school,
CORALVILLE — An 18-year-old high school senior is throwing his hat into the ring to replace retiring 81-year-old Coralville Mayor Jim Fausett.
There is something to be said about a school district such as Nogales Unified, where 99 percent of the students are Hispanic or another minority.
In an effort to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic students admitted at University High School, TUSD is considering giving kids who come up just short academically extra credit for being highly motivated.
Alex Verdugo played in Under Armour All America game. -- Credit: Courtesy Baseball Factory -- ARM Story #21014 - gaona col
Sahuaro’s Alex Verdugo had a double on the first pitch he saw and pitched a scoreless inning en route to being named the MVP of the National Team in Saturday’s Under Armour All-America game.