Roundup of Tucson-area education news.
Safford K-8 Magnet School and Tanque Verde High School honored by state.
45 seek seats on Pima County school boards.
Deadline to file with the Pima County School Superintendent is 5 p.m. Wednesday.
There are 35 open seats on the ballot for school board elections.
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:
Hip-hop star Ludacris congratulates winner
Tanque Verde High School senior Amanda Grimshaw was awarded one of three Jack Peterson Scholarships at the Annual Conference of the Arizona School Boards Association earlier this month.
Tanque Verde Unified School District has switched on a multicampus solar energy system built by Tucson-based Solon Corp. that is expected to offset much of the district's daytime electricity needs.
The solar arrays, including this one at Tanque Verde High School and others at Tanque Verde Elementary, Agua Caliente Elementary and Emily Gray Junior High, are expected to deliver 70 percent of the schools' energy needs.
Crissy Perham, a swimmer who won two medals in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, hit a wiffle ball during the hit-a-thon and home run derby at Emily Gray Junior High School.
Students in the Tanque Verde Unified School District held
candlelight vigils and collected canned goods for the Community
Food Bank, but they wanted to do more to help the victims of the
Jan. 8 shooting that claimed the lives of six people and injured
13, including one of their alumni, U.S. …
Registration for fall kindergarten has begun in the Tanque Verde
Unified School District.