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 →

Chaparral girls advance in 6A softball playoffs with win over Shadow Ridge

Freshman pitcher Sachi Sakai had the lead throughout her 6A first round playoff start for Chaparral. But the youngster showed fortitude in [...] Continue Reading →

Norton: Scottsdale lessons learned, lessons yet to be learned

Scottsdale voters’ passion is driven by our true love of our city. We all care. We want it to be the best it can be. We disagree about how we get [...] Continue Reading →

Power of perseverance: Aaron Kendle delivers 2019 keynote address at Charro salute to public education

The little voice inside Aaron Kendle’s head might not sound common to the everyday people he encounters. But there’s good reason for that, as Mr. [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale family honored with tree dedication at Laguna Elementary

The heavens were smiling down on Scottsdale Ranch’s Laguna Elementary School on April 18, when almost 150 neighbors, Scottsdale Unified School [...] 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 →

Zigler is a Charro Future Teacher Scholarship 2019 winner

While it takes most people several years — perhaps even a whole lifetime — to find their passion in life, Zoe Zigler found her [...] Continue Reading →

Ask the Editor: What is CMAR? And other construction lingo

Infrastructure and development across Scottsdale and the Valley of the Sun appear to be in full swing after recovering from the Great Recession. [...] Continue Reading →

Marsh: Calling on Scottsdale Schools to pioneer reduced plastic use

SUSD, it’s time to eliminate the plastic waste. Did you know that every minute around 12-14 tons of plastic is being swept into the ocean? In [...] 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 →