DeFusco Law offering stipends for classroom supplies to SUSD teachers

DeFusco Law is offering $300 stipends for classroom supplies to 10 teachers in the Scottsdale Unified School District for the 2018-19 academic [...] Continue Reading →

Kirby: I’m not seeking SUSD re-election as I pursue an end to ‘Dark Money’

Life, and public service, can be a lot like a relay race. Work as a team, try as hard as you can, then hand off the baton. That’s what I did when [...] Continue Reading →

Schild: will Scottsdale public education ever be what it once was?

I had a conversation with an acquaintance the other day that left me feeling down. She opined that public schools as we knew them — the [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale students complete international service project

Four Scottsdale students have returned from an international service project in Trivandrum, India, where they delivered over $3,000 of needed [...] Continue Reading →

Shapiro: next SUSD superintendent ought to spark organizational paradigm shift

Our community agrees our next Superintendent needs to be an enthusiastic and charismatic consensus builder and team player. We have no tolerance [...] Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

SUSD residents invited to public hearing on proposed property tax increase for July 1

Scottsdale Unified School District residents are invited to a public hearing on the proposed property tax increase. The hearing is scheduled for [...] 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 →