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Trees-for-schools campaign ends Tuesday

August 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: His Old West town lives on

Tucson Oddity: His Old West town lives on

Rick Harker built his Old West town in the middle of a south-side neighborhood and opens it to the public every other year. The former Old Tucson stuntman hopes to get a haunted house up and running for Halloween.

June 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: His Old West town lives on

Tucson Oddity: His Old West town lives on

In the middle of a south-side neighborhood sits an Old West town, complete with saloon and general store.

June 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

A fence made of bowling balls and pins outlines the east side of Stan Scott's house. His property is also decorated with two trees made of glass bottles, and in the winter the bowling balls resemble ornaments.

April 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

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April 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

Tucson Oddity: Homeowner pins down his passion: yard art

When Stan Scott decided to replace the chain-link fence outside of his south-side home with one adorned with bowling balls and bowling pins, his wife didn't protest.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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Mission View School has new playground

January 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Education notes

Mission View School has new playground

January 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Pass out pamphlets or lose your programs, student athletes, coaches warned

Student athletes in Tucson's second-largest school district were directed to pass out brochures in support of next week's bond election at the behest of the district's Governing Board president, the Star has learned.

November 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Hope Fest ready to help those in need

About 20,000 people are expected to attend this year's Hope Fest on Saturday to receive free medical care, clothing, food and more, and organizers of the event could use some help.

October 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

Mechanic Zeke Altamirano prepares a part for a rebuilt engine, which is being installed in a 17-year-old school bus in the Sunnyside Unified School District's bus barn. The Governing Board just approved the purchase of 16 used buses.

October 14, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

District deals for 16 vehicles, seeks more; drivers wanted

Mechanic Zeke Altamirano works at putting a new alternator into a 17-year-old school bus in the Sunnyside school district's bus barn. After reaching the alternator, Altamirano found an oil leak, hoses near the end of their operational life span and some exposed wiring as well.

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Sunnyside deals for 16 buses; drivers wanted

Sunnyside deals for 16 buses; drivers wanted

A dilapidated bus fleet and a lack of drivers has resulted in Sunnyside Unified School District students arriving late for school. Last month, Superintendent Manuel L. Isquierdo told the district's governing board that between 10 and 20 buses are late in dropping off children at school becau…

October 14, 2011 12:02 am Photos

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SUSD's alternate- ed school moving

A program aimed at middle school students facing long-term suspension will move from the Sunnyside district's alternative high school campus to the under-enrolled Chaparral Middle School this fall.

September 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Construction gearing up at 2 Sunnyside schools

Lloyd Construction Co. crews are expected to go into full swing next week in the building of freshman academies on Sunnyside and Desert View high schools campuses.

September 16, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Agencies, businesses to provide care for youth

Agencies, businesses to provide care for youth

Free dental and vision screenings, immunizations and health-related information will be at the fair Saturday.

July 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Agencies, businesses to provide care for youth

Agencies, businesses to provide care for youth

For more than 20 years, the Children's Assistance and Resource Event (C.A.R.E. Fair) was the Old Pueblo's signature summer health and safety fair for low-income children.

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He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

Ray Chavez, principal of Apollo Middle School, is heading to Mesa to lead a junior high school that is targeted for restructuring after failing to meet U.S. Department of Education standards.

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He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

He helped Apollo Middle School turn around; now it's Mesa's turn

Ray Chavez, who spearheaded the drive to turn Apollo Middle School in Tucson into a performing-plus school, is headed to a similar task at a Mesa junior high.

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Sunnyside chooses Los Amigos to become technology academy

An elementary school in the Sunnyside Unified School District is transforming into a technology academy this summer, and is accepting students who live outside the district for enrollment.

May 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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