Embrace the carpetbaggers. That's the message sent last night by the boards of Tucson's two biggest school districts, both of whom made new commitments to superintendents.
While school is out, Tucson-area districts are working to ensure breakfast and lunch programs continue for students in need.
The state tournament is officially here.
Plays like this, Jesse Robles (14) beating a pickoff in the Chris Moon Invitational final, have helped Tucson get on a roll.
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.
Seattle's Stefen Romero, a Sunnyside High School graduate, launches a grand slam against the Kansas City Royals on March 7 in Surprise. He finished 4 for 4 with two homers and seven RBIs.
The weather tells the story perfectly.
As schools overhaul curricula to meet new state standards, many Tucson-area districts are facing a critical shortage of middle- and high school math teachers.
Sunnyside has wrestled like the best team in the state all year and will try to make that official Friday night.
The six finalists for the Rodel Exemplary Teacher awards traveled different paths to arrive in their profession.
At Sierra Vista Buena, the Colts rattled off 40 straight points after Sunnyside (5-5) jumped out to an early 7-0 lead on their way to their sixth win in a row under first-year coach Ryan Scherling. Buena (8-2) is headed to the playoffs for the first time since 1993.
At Cibola, the Blue Devils (5-3) came back in the fourth quarter to force OT and went ahead on a Christian Oropeza two-yard rushing TD. It then came down to a fourth-and-goal with Sunnyside thinking it had an interception, but it was called back on a defensive holding call. Cibola then score…
As a child, Katrina Herrera would line up her stuffed animals and try to teach them reading, writing and math.
At Sunnyside, the Blue Devils (5-2) blocked two Cholla (0-7) punts in the first quarter that led to touchdowns, giving them a 14-0 lead. The Blue Devils did not play their best game but overcame 13 penalties to win their fifth game.
Three Tucson teachers are among the five finalists for the Arizona Educational Foundation's Teacher of the Year award.