Beckman: Honoring the ‘Kiva Blue’ legacy as school’s future solidifies

Kiva Elementary School was the first public school built in The Town of Paradise Valley and began welcoming students in 1957. The beautiful red [...] Continue Reading →

SUSD Governing Board adopts 2019-20 budget

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has unanimously approved a $196,873,999 budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year that began July [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools to provide more opportunities for public comment

Public comment at Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board meetings will see a few changes for the coming school year. During the [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale high schools to see security upgrades over summer break

Four Scottsdale Unified School District high schools will soon be receiving administration and lobby security upgrades, after the local school [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools M&O status, declining enrollment holds future of district in balance

As the Scottsdale Unified School District faces a decision on whether or not to ask its voters for a maintenance and operations override [...] Continue Reading →

Ticktock: Scottsdale Schools M&O override question is on the clock

The potential of calling for an election this November to renew Scottsdale Schools’ M&O override is tentatively planned for discussion [...] Continue Reading →

Total revitalization of Cherokee Elementary School appears likely

Cherokee Elementary School should be rebuilt in order to meet established desires and criteria for the local school, architect and construction [...] Continue Reading →

SUSD Governing Board approves pay raise for district employees

At a special meeting Thursday, March 7, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board unanimously approved funding a 5 percent pay raise [...] Continue Reading →

An examination of cost, compensation and range fueling public education at Scottsdale Schools

The Scottsdale Unified School District is preparing to approve salary schedules for its expansive workforce — just before annual teaching [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale school board allocates $4.26M bond money to Navajo repair

At its Feb. 12 meeting, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board approved $4.26 million worth of restoration and renovation work at [...] Continue Reading →