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Amphitheater School District

Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Tucson-area schools take on ALS, kindness challenges

Vail leader to be dunked in ice water; Amphi starts kindness challenge.

September 17, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Education Notes

Education Notes

Student gets artwork on postage stamp

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Education notes

Education notes

Weekly education updates for the Tucson area. 

August 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Number of Tucson schools earning A's drops

Five Pima County schools are at risk of being labeled failing. 

August 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

August 04, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
First day of TUSD classes is in the books

First day of TUSD classes is in the books

A new school year begins for 47,000 students.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kids to lead rush back to class

TUSD kicks off back-to-school season for the Tucson area.

July 29, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
High school graduations kick into high gear this week

High school graduations kick into high gear this week

Most high school graduation ceremonies are kicking off in Tucson this week. Salpointe Catholic High School students donned their caps and gowns on Saturday. Here’s the schedule for the other area school districts:

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TUSD appoints new principals

TUSD appoints new principals

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

April 20, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

TUSD's Augustine Romero to take over Pueblo High Magnet School

The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.

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More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More and more TUSD students opting for other education options

More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding school districts instead.

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Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

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College prep program seeks applicants

College prep program seeking applicants

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School 'games' have grown-up purposes

School 'games' have grown-up purposes

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School 'games' have grown-up purposes

School 'games' have grown-up purposes

A group of about 20 teachers, occupational therapists and a few parents spent two days this week at a workshop learning how to bounce rubber balls off the ground and toss beanbags to one another.

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Apathy hurts Amphi preservation idea

May is National Historic Preservation Month with cities and organizations celebrating their preservation accomplishments and acknowledging their failures.

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Ex-Amphi school board member Grant dies just days after resigning

Ex-Amphi school board member Grant dies just days after resigning

An Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board member who recently resigned from the board has died.

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Kids draw animal portraits to urge shelter adoptions

Kids draw animal portraits to urge shelter adoptions

Here are some of the drawings done by art-class students at Cross Middle School, depicting animals that have been at the Humane Society for a long time. Once the animals are adopted, the new owners can take the drawings home with them.

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Kids draw animal portraits to urge shelter adoptions

Kids draw animal portraits to urge shelter adoptions

Lindsay Hoel, left, and Katie Fritz, both 14, work on their portraits. The Cross Middle School students were enthusiastic about their assignment to promote animal adoptions.

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