Thornton: political ADs and the editorial separation of church and state

Over the last few weeks several readers, elected leaders and political hopefuls have been inquiring on why we run certain items, don’t run [...] Continue Reading →

Dr. Kriekard is given proverbial head nod to remain at SUSD

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has decided to abandon an interim superintendent search, and extend Acting Superintendent [...] Continue Reading →

The salaries and benefits of top Scottsdale Schools administration

Salaries, including stipends and travel expenses, provided by the Scottsdale Unified School District show top administration and department heads [...] Continue Reading →

Superintendent search at Scottsdale Schools emerges as petition challenge unfolds

The Scottsdale Unified School District may soon be moving forward with its search for both an interim and permanent superintendent as approval to [...] Continue Reading →

Eskildson: common sense suggests it’s too darn hot for the kids in August!

During 40-plus years off residing within the Scottsdale Unified School District, I’ve spent a lot of time outdoors — mostly bicycling about [...] Continue Reading →

Three school board candidates file signatures to be on Scottsdale ballot

Three people have successfully filed their paperwork and signatures to be a Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board candidate during [...] Continue Reading →

Schild: empty promises leave Scottsdale Tonalea community in disarray

After the current building bond passed, members of the Tonalea community asked then Scottsdale School District Superintendent Denise Birdwell to [...] Continue Reading →

The nuts and bolts of charges against former SUSD leaders

Fall 2017 Hunt & Caraway Architects Principal Brian Robichaux had been leading the charge on the Hopi Elementary redesign. Documents show the [...] Continue Reading →

Slowly, but surely: A parent’s guide to moving on from Scottsdale Schools’ transgressions

Like a butterfly spreading its wings for the first time, the Scottsdale Unified School District is attempting to muster its energy, courage and [...] Continue Reading →

Covering the Bases: Scottsdale program provides back-to-school basics to area children

Scottsdale Community Partners conducted its annual “Covering the Bases: Back to School Program” July 25 at Scottsdale Stadium. Supported by the [...] Continue Reading →