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Jim Flannery

Jim Flannery

Cienega girls coach Tim Nichols, left, and Salpointe boys coach Jim Flannery, right, are prep all-star golf coaches of the year, Nov. 23, 2003 in Tucson, Ariz.

July 17, 2014 4:18 pm

New program aims to help Tucson students graduate

Free, self-paced online program is for students ages 16 to 22. 

July 06, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Pima Vocational HS graduates 20 students

Pima Vocational HS graduates 20 students

Twenty-five students graduated from Pima Vocational High School Wednesday. 

June 22, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Accused of having sex with Amphi students while others watched, filmed.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
Catalina Foothills HS assistant principal gets state award

Catalina Foothills HS assistant principal gets state award

Catalina Foothills High School Assistant Principal Jody Brase has been named distinguished administrator of the year.

June 15, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo played in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. He was named the MVP for the National Team.

May 21, 2014 3:22 pm
Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo played in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. He was named the MVP for the National Team.

May 21, 2014 3:22 pm
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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Education Notes: 4 Tucson-area schools rated A+

Education Notes: 4 Tucson-area schools rated A+

3 local elementaries, Vail Academy rated A+

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Last week's goof

Last week's goof

Salpointe's Kendra Strohm Friday, April 12, 2002, at the Tucson Racquet Club.

April 26, 2014 3:43 pm
Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Two Tucson schools have once again cracked the top 10 list of the best high schools in the country.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Education notes: Basis senior Buadu wins national scholarship

Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship 

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TUSD hires director for 'culturally relevant' teaching

The Tucson Unified School District has a new director of culturally relevant teachingpedagogy.

March 16, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…

Art from Tucson-area high school students on display at Main Library

The Joel D. Valdez Main Library will showcase the art of local high school students through the end of the month as host of the 19th Annual High School Art Invitational. 

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Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo

December 20, 2013 8:10 pm
Ironwood Rige students get jump start on science careers

Ironwood Rige students get jump start on science careers

They may still be in high school, but they’re living the lives of academics. Students on the eight-member Ironwood Ridge High School Students Modeling a Research Topic (SMART) Team work on research on weekends, build scientific models, travel to conferences and present academic papers.

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Judge orders admittance changes for TUSD's University High

In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Respect isn't earned, it's learned

The nearly 100 students who attend Sentinel Peak High School in the Flowing Wells Unified District are proof that the American high school system doesn’t work for everyone.

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TUSD sells closed school site, Wrightstown Elementary, to developer

The TUSD Governing Board has approved a $1.6 million deal for a residential development on the site of the now-closed Wrightstown Elementary School — marking the first time the district has transferred ownership of one of its closed schools.

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Michael Hicks and Mark Stegeman: UHS campus with adjacent middle school would benefit students, district

Michael Hicks and Mark Stegeman: UHS campus with adjacent middle school would benefit students, district

Middle school is a difficult transition for many students and their teachers, but transitions create opportunities. Imagine a middle school adjacent to a nationally ranked high school, a middle school open to any student with high academic goals and eager to take advantage of the unique reso…

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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