Aguilar Elementary celebrated Kindness Week January 22-26, 2018 with free hugs, high fives and fist bumps, kind letter writing, friendly photos, buddy reading, and other gestures of kindness
02/08/2018 4:00 AM
It sure was a different world in 1952! Ward Traditional Academy Grandparent and Retired Tempe Elementary Educator Donna Higgins – or Grandma Higgins as she likes to be called – visited WTA first-graders to share how life was like when she was a first-grader.
02/08/2018 3:30 AM
The school parking lot had completely filled up as the sun went down last Thursday evening at Rover Elementary. Parents and children were walking in, welcome banners were posted on the wall, and classroom doors were wide-open awaiting visitors.
02/08/2018 3:00 AM
In Enriquez’s words, a parent liaison must “wear many hats” due to the flexible nature of the position. A parent liaison is constantly on their toes and always willing to do whatever needs to be done.
02/08/2018 2:00 AM
Connolly Middle School parents, students, and staff celebrated the starry night sky at the school’s annual Stargazing Event on Thursday, February 1.
02/08/2018 1:30 AM
Every day there are countless Tempe Elementary employees who continuously work hard to make sure students are able to make the most of their time at school and reach their full potential.
Congratulations to Aviel (Avi) Martinez Mason, eighth-grader from Gililland Middle School, champion of the 2018 Tempe Elementary School District Spelling Bee!
Almost eight years ago, Lynch was at a crossroads and wasn’t sure which career she was going to step into. Thanks to a suggestion from a family member, Lynch decided to apply for an Instructional Assistant (IA) position at the Tempe Elementary School District.
Meyer Montessori offers a unique learning environment that is observable the minute you step into the school.
Tempe Academy of International Studies (TAIS) was recently recognized by the Arizona Milk Producers and the Phoenix Suns at an all-school assembly because of increased breakfast participation by more than 200 percent.
01/24/2018 2:02 PM
Arredondo took note of all their students who had met or exceeded their winter testing goals and created small posters that staff members would hang up on the doors of the students’ homes as a surprise.
This video was created to remind students of Scales Technology Academy's expectations in the classroom.
At Broadmor Elementary, students and staff have come up with a clever way to promote new friendships and a school culture built on inclusion and kindness through their “Buddy Bench.”
The ASPIRE Academy team is ranked 3rd in Arizona after solving 25 Rubik’s Cubes in 2:44 (two minutes, forty-four seconds) at the Arizona Rubik’s Cube Competition.
Ryan Vaughan’s fifth-grade classroom at Scales Technology Academy was transformed into a Revolutionary War “wax museum” one afternoon as the class invited family and friends from other classes to view their video presentations on assigned Revolutionary War figures.
Last semester, eighth-graders in Samuel Wolloch’s geometry class at Gililland MIddle School learned lessons on landscape architecture and implemented designs for local homes in their community.
Arredondo is looking to our community and asking them to direct their tax dollars to the school of their choice.
12/27/2017 11:50 AM
It’s the season of spreading cheer and being a good neighbor! State Farm at Marina Heights employees recently demonstrated their commitment to community involvement by inviting Connolly Middle School Jazz Band and Orchestra to perform holiday classics to their staff and employees.
This year, 30 Wood students were selected for a holiday shopping spree to meet their needs going into the holiday season.
This year, beans and rice were delivered to all 22 of the District’s elementary and middle schools.