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Tanque Verde High School hosts incoming Hawks

Tanque Verde High School hosts incoming Hawks

Tanque Verde High School’s Incoming Hawks night is Thursday.

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Sabino welcomes freshmen

Sabino welcomes freshmen

Welcome to Success night for soon-to-be freshman is on Wednesday.

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Tucson Country Day School open enrollment

Tucson Country Day School open enrollment

Open enrollment begins Feb. 2.

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Catalina Foothills open house

Catalina Foothills open house

Open house Tuesday for incoming freshmen, new sophomores and juniors.

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St. Augustine high school to expand

St. Augustine high school to expand

New wing will provide classroom space.

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Community service earns scholarship

Community service earns scholarship

Oro Valley student will receive a $1,000 scholarship for community service efforts.

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Top school counselor recognized

Top school counselor recognized

Anza Trail School counselor honored for her leadership.

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Lauffer Middle School students showcase their engineering skills

Lauffer Middle School students showcase their engineering skills

The Sunnyside school earned five awards in the Future City Arizona competition.

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JTED to showcase career and technical education programs

JTED to showcase career and technical education programs

Showcases will be held Saturday and Jan. 31. 

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Gregory School to host open house Sunday

Gregory School to host open house Sunday

The free event is open to the public and starts at 1 p.m. 

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Academy of Tucson schools to host open house

Academy of Tucson schools to host open house

The open house events will be on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at all three campuses. 

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Marana early childhood program accepting applications

Marana early childhood program accepting applications

Parents of children turning 4 before Aug. 31 can enroll through Feb 18. 

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Tucson teacher receives award for veterans project

Tucson teacher receives award for veterans project

His project charged students with interviewing veterans and creating a book.

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TUSD, Mayor's office hits pavement to reach dropouts

TUSD, Mayor's office hits pavement to reach dropouts

Effort encourages hundreds of students to return to school.

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Winter carnival to benefit Sahuarita career, tech programs

Winter carnival to benefit Sahuarita career, tech programs

The carnival is open to the public. Admission is free. 

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Amphi High to host 18-hour drum-a-thon

Amphi High to host 18-hour drum-a-thon

The fundraiser will support the purchase of percussion equipment and travel expenses.

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Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

Tucson teachers sought to apply for tech grants

The deadline to apply is Jan. 2. 

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TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

TUSD to issue 110 diplomas at winter graduation

Graduates include at least 14 recruited by TUSD to return to school.

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Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Possible rain delays Gale Elementary clean up effort

Gale Adopt-a-School project to be rescheduled.

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TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD names new director of culturally relevant pedagogy

TUSD Governing Board also appointed a director of family and community outreach.

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Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Marana cheer squad to perform at Holiday Bowl

Community members can get a preview of the Holiday Bowl performance at Marana High on Dec. 18. 

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Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Marana schools leader named Superintendent of the Year

Arizona School Administrators recognizes Doug Wilson for leadership. 

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Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

Desert Sky Community school hosts German winter market

The fifth annual Weihnachtsmarkt is free and open to the public. 

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Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Drachman Montessori takes part in Chicken Coop Tour

Participants will learn about raising chickens, benefits that come with it.

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Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Basis student competes on Millionaire TV game show

Teen appeared on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire's Whiz Kid edition. 

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Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Palo Verde High students' research recognized

Four Palo Verde High seniors participated in the University of Arizona Showcase.

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Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Student-designed holiday card to benefit TUSD

Educational Enrichment Foundation holiday cards on sale now. 

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TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD brings 3 new directors on board

TUSD Governing Board approves hirings of three new directors. 

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TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

TUSD's Utterback to house Tucson Jazz Institute

The Tucson Jazz Institute will pay $36,000 a year to lease space. 

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TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

TUSD students, educator recognized for innovation

The students hail from Tucson and University high schools; teacher representing Pueblo. 

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About this blog

Ed Notes includes stories and related items from all Tucson-area school districts written by Arizona Daily Star reporter Alexis Huicochea.

Have an education-related topic you would like to see on the blog or suggestions? Email Alexis Huicochea at alexis@tucson.com

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