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Williams Field senior selected to U.S. Army All-American football team

Williams Field High School senior Brandon Ruiz has been selected to join an elite class as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American football player. Ruiz, a nationally ranked kicker, will play in the East-West match up...

Great Hearts student achieves perfect ACT score

Ruth Kaylyn Oliver, 16, a senior at Great Hearts Arete Prep in Gilbert, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the...

Local educators among Arizona Charter Schools Association’s award winners

The Arizona Charter Schools Association has honored exemplary educators with its 2016 Charter Awards, which annually recognizes the top charter teacher, leader, business manager and school in Arizona. “I’m pleased to recognize these outstanding recipients...

Hofstra University student volunteers at Presidential Debate

Joshua Metzler of Gilbert served as a University Relations Credentialing Center volunteer during the first presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at Hofstra University recently. Along with a month-long series of panel...

Schools encouraged to help McDonald’s recycle coffee grounds

Arizona McDonald’s restaurants are once again signing up schools to participate in the “McCafé School Gardens Grow!” program, which helps schools recycle used coffee grounds from their local McDonald’s. The initiative, which was launched earlier this...