Cantor: Proper decision making is key for Scottsdale Schools

It is a new term for some of you and a first term for some. Some of us greet you with trepidation. You bring individual agendas developed during [...] Continue Reading →

2019 Outlook: Scottsdale Schools Governing Board freshmen identify priorities

On Jan. 10, Jann-Michael Greenburg and Patty Beckman will take their seats atop the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board — [...] Continue Reading →

SUSD considers extending Dr. Kriekard’s contract as national superintendent search fizzles out

Scottsdale Unified School District’s Acting Superintendent Dr. John Kriekard will remain on-board as district leader for the time being, [...] Continue Reading →

Annual hike brings Desert Canyon students closer to Scottsdale’s nature

Desert Canyon Elementary School’s 20th year celebration continues with its annual tradition of hiking the McDowell Mountain Preserve. Students in [...] Continue Reading →

Redfield Elementary kindergarten student, mother tragically killed

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Scottsdale Unified School District announced the death of a Redfield Elementary School kindergarten student and his [...] Continue Reading →

Simpson: Coronado High parents see positive CSI outcomes

It is pure folly for Governing Board members to think the CSI could turn Coronado around in one year. As the parent of a CHS student in his [...] Continue Reading →

Copper Ridge music students perform at community event

Copper Ridge School’s sixth, seventh, and eighth grade band and orchestra students entertained the crowd at a community event. According to a [...] Continue Reading →

Travails of Scottsdale Schools superintendent search reveal underlying hurdles

The national application process to be the next superintendent of the Scottsdale Unified School District have been closed, as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, [...] Continue Reading →

The stark reality of hurdles to success at the Coronado Success Initiative

Just like “The Little Engine That Could,” the staff at Coronado High School is remaining hopeful that their students can rise to meet the goals [...] Continue Reading →

Newly-elected school board members look forward to Scottsdale Schools future

Two community members have been elected to the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board for a 2019-22 term. Paradise Valley resident [...] Continue Reading →