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C.E. Rose, Desert Willow, FW High earn A+ honors

Three Tucson-area schools have earned the A+ School of Excellence distinction.

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Teen science standouts make their mark in competition

Teen science standouts make their mark in competition

Sumedha Ravishankar

June 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Teen science standouts make their mark in competition

Teen science standouts make their mark in competition

Five Tucson students made their mark last month at the premier global science competition for high schoolers.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Morado named TUSD asst. superintendent

January 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
New backpacks for a new school year

New backpacks for a new school year

Morella Bierwag and other volunteers with the Shyann Kindness Project want to make the world a kinder, gentler place one act of kindness - and one backpack - at a time.

July 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Globe-trotter to talk at Academy Village

Globe-trotter to talk at Academy Village

Chi Newman

May 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Globe-trotter to talk at Academy Village

Globe-trotter to talk at Academy Village

Chi Newman had a wild ride in her journey from China to Tucson, where she retired with her husband.

May 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Retirees enhance Vail School District's curriculum

It's no coincidence that Academy Village residents have been volunteering in the Vail School District for more than eight years.

May 19, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Director of civility institute to speak at Academy Village

H. Brinton Milward, director of the new National Institute for Civil Discourse, will speak about the institute at Academy Village on May 26.

May 19, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Mesquite school is struck by thieves

Mesquite school is struck by thieves

Students and teachers returning from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend found damaged classrooms at Mesquite Elementary School in Vail.

November 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Vail district fair Saturday to feature flu shots, prizes, kids' events, food

The Vail School District is hosting its second annual Community Wellness Fair on Saturday.

October 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Foundation gives game systems so kids can have fun during treatment

Foundation gives game systems so kids can have fun during treatment

When Stephen Placencia was undergoing chemotherapy for a rare form of liver cancer, his parents played card games with him for hours on end.

June 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Colter Darling, 2, gets his face painted while his cousin Julia Snook, 6, center, and his sister Elle Darling, 6, wait at Rita Ranch Neighborhood Association Family Fun Day 2010.

June 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Children ride a train around Purple Heart Park during the 14th annual event. All food and activities were free to attendees of Saturday's Fun Day.

June 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Rita Ranch folks have free Fun Day

Cans fly after being hit with a marshmallow shot by Cub Scout Noah DeLong, 7. The booth was sponsored by Cub Scout Packs 772 and 773.

June 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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