In wake of scandal, Scottsdale Schools eye formal conflict of interest rules

The conflict of interest requirements for employees of Scottsdale Unified School District is getting a substantial revision, as its leaders and [...] Continue Reading →

Coronado High graduate earns Dorrance Scholarship

Jaqueline Alvarez will attend Northern Arizona University with the help of a scholarship from the Dorrance Foundation for Education. The Coronado [...] Continue Reading →

Meet the Teacher: Summer school principal Amy Palatucci

Editor’s Note: Amy Palatucci was appointed to interim principal at Coronado High School on June 26. Name: Amy Palatucci School: Coronado [...] Continue Reading →

Notre Dame Prep hires Kim Braatz Voisard to lead Saints softball

The Notre Dame Preparatory Saints have hired Kim Braatz Voisard to serve as the school’s new head coach of the Saints girls softball team. Coach [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school board cancels 2 bond projects

Scottsdale Unified School District voted to cancel both Hohokam Elementary School’s rebuild and the Central Kitchen project for the time being. [...] Continue Reading →

Paradise Valley Unified plans to increase primary property taxes

In compliance with §15-905.01, Arizona Revised Statutes, Paradise Valley Unified School District is notifying its property taxpayers of the [...] Continue Reading →

Meet the Teacher: Online P.E. instructor Mike Philipp

Name: Mike Philipp School: All five Scottsdale Unified School District high schools What do you teach?: eLearning (online) Physical Education [...] Continue Reading →

Welcome back, Kriekard: Lauded administrator returns to SUSD

Acting Superintendent Dr. John Kriekard has only been on the job for a few weeks, but for him, returning to Scottsdale Schools feels like going [...] Continue Reading →

PVSchools Governing Board approves staff salary increases

The Paradise Valley Unified School District’s Governing Board unanimously approved staff salary increases at the Tuesday, June 5 Governing Board [...] Continue Reading →

Cactus Shadows High School teacher, students win 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest

Several Cactus Shadows High School students and a teacher were winners in the 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest. According to a press release, [...] Continue Reading →