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Two new career programs starting for southern AZ kids  Tucson News Now

TUSD is breaking ground Friday at Santa Rita High School on a new facility that will house the districts new dental and diesel CTE programs.

Photos: First day of school in TUSD, Sunnyside districts  Arizona Daily Star

School is back in session for the Tucson Unified and Sunnyside Unified School Districts. Images from TUSD's Santa Rita High School and Summit View ...

Star Opinion: Don't give Santa Rita High School to Vail  Arizona Daily Star

A bill that would allow the Vail Unified School District to take over the underenrolled Santa Rita High School from the Tucson Unified School District is flawed in ...

For Richard Sanchez, Santa Rita reclamation project a chance to reach, help kids  Arizona Daily Star

The Sunnyside coaching legend is coming out of semi-retirement to lead the Class 2A program.

Bill would allow Vail to take control of TUSD's Santa Rita High School  Arizona Daily Star

Republican state Rep. Todd Clodfelter of Tucson acknowledges his bill is aimed squarely at allowing Vail to take over Santa Rita.

Local News What if Santa Rita could join another district? Valerie Cavazos 7:10 PM, Jan  KGUN

The education crisis in Arizona still lingers as legislators head back to the capitol next week.

Santa Rita High enrollment craters, but closure isn't considered  Arizona Daily Star

Fine-arts, AP course offerings dwindle. School says remaining programs are attractive.

Greg Hansen: Football coaching legend Jeff Scurran retiring, ready to 'face new challenges'  Arizona Daily Star

After Monday's football practice at Catalina Foothills High School, Jeff Scurran told the Falcons he will retire from coaching after Friday's game against Sahuaro.

Efforts to prepare Tucson-area youth for workforce get boost in funding  Arizona Daily Star

In the wake of the Great Recession, the Arizona Legislature cut funding for the state's high school career and technical education districts, including the Pima ...

Justin Argraves, TUSD - Tucson High Magnet School  Arizona Daily Star

Justin Argraves has served for the last eight years as the head football coach and physical education teacher for Tucson High Magnet School. He was born and ...

TUSD proposes program changes to bolster enrollment at underutilized schools  Arizona Daily Star

As Tucson's largest school district continues to struggle with declining enrollment that has left several of its high schools well below capacity, Superintendent ...

Throwback Thursday: Pima's inaugural football season | Tucson Sports  Arizona Daily Star

Pima Community College is expecting to cut its football program following the 2018 season for budget cuts. The Star goes back in time to look over Pima's first ...

Despite pay raises, teacher vacancies remain a problem for Tucson schools  Arizona Daily Star

While filling vacancies has become easier, hundreds of Tucson-area classrooms continue to be led by people without the proper training.

8. Anthony Sanders, Santa Rita  Arizona Daily Star

Sanders chose Arizona over offers from ASU, Minnesota and Oregon State and was ranked No. 18 in the nation. He reported to UA training camp in 1992, but ...

Tucson Sugar Skulls tryout: "Will I make the team? Hell-to-the-no"  Arizona Daily Star

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. It was the first game of my senior football season at Cienega High School, and we had just lost to Sabino 31-14.

State scoring tweaks boost grades for some Tucson-area schools  Arizona Daily Star

Schools recently received their final, official letter grades, and many Tucson-area schools improved — not because of anything they did, but because the Arizona ...

Friday night's high school football matchups, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

Check back for live score updates throughout Friday night.

Dave Feitl returns for Hall of Fame ceremony  Arizona Daily Star

Next Sunday at the DoubleTree Hotel, former Santa Rita High School and five-year NBA center Dave Feitl will be inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of ...

Lockdown ends at Santa Rita HS, no weapon found  Tucson News Now

According to a Tucson Unified School District spokeswoman, someone reported seeing a person remove what looked like a possible weapon from a backpack ...

Passage of $61.3 million bond allows Vail to tackle overcrowded schools  Arizona Daily Star

More than half of the funds will go toward the construction of a new high school.

Ongoing air conditioning issues at TUSD schools  KGUN

Thousands of students and teachers are heading back to school Thursday.For many of the students in the Tucson Unified School District, classrooms ...

Greg Hansen: Arizona Wildcats' commitment to JC players — and vice versa — an encouraging sign  Arizona Daily Star

Much of the battle of being a winning football coach at Arizona is to accept that you are not Stanford or USC, and to understand there's another way to win.

Greg Hansen's top 10 high school quarterbacks in Tucson history  Arizona Daily Star

Tucson High's Fred W. Enke, who later played in the NFL, tops the list.

Services for Acevedo, former Santa Rita coach and teacher, moved  Arizona Daily Star

They will be held Thursday at Calvary Evangelistic Center.

Complete list of Tucson's 40 under 40 winners for 2018 | Local news  Arizona Daily Star

The 40 under 40 Class of 2018 was recognized in an awards breakfast Dec. 4 at the Pima Air & Space Museum. The 14th annual 40 Under 40 program is.

Letter grades released for Tucson Unified schools  Tucson News Now

The Tucson Unified School District on Friday, Oct. 5 hosted a news conference to talk about the letter grades assigned to its schools.

Tucson police release name of pedestrian killed in crash on First Avenue  Tucson News Now

The Tucson Police Department has released the name of the man killed in a vehicle crash on Tuesday, Oct. 9 near First Avenue.

California teenager finds a purse with $10k inside, returns to police  Tucson News Now

SANTA BARBARA, CA (KEYT/CNN) - On his way home from school, 16-year-old Rhami Zeini noticed a black purse in the middle of the road in the turnpike area ...

Star endorsements: David Bradley for state Senate, Kirsten Engel and Domingo DeGrazia for state House in LD 10  Arizona Daily Star

In Legislative District 10, the Star endorses David Bradley for Senate and Kirsten Engel and Domingo DeGrazia for the House. David Bradley, a Democrat ...

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Struggling Wildcats look to next winnable game — ASU  Arizona Daily Star

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.

40 Under 40 celebration honored Tucson's bright young leaders  Arizona Daily Star

Forty of Tucson's brightest young leaders and business professionals were honored Tuesday as part of the annual 40 Under 40 celebration.

Walmart unveils Black Friday deals  Tucson News Now

The retailer unveiled its Black Friday ad, which includes big discounts on televisions, laptops, toys, clothes and more.

Tucson teens put construction skills to the test in regional competition  Arizona Daily Star

Construction industry labor shortage emphasizes need to draw prospective workers in sooner.

Long-rumored TUSD blacklist revealed; many on it for little reason  Arizona Daily Star

Hundreds of former employees of Tucson's largest school district were blacklisted from ever being employed in the district again — wrongfully, secretly and ...

New water may flow through downtown Tucson  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Treated sewage water might soon flow through downtown Tucson because of a permit filed by Tucson Water with the ...

TUSD would move Dodge, add students | Education  Arizona Daily Star

TUSD Governing Board approves boundary changes in an effort to integrate schools.

TUSD: 2 more schools added to list facing closure  Tucson News Now

Tucson News Now has learned that two more schools may be added to the list of schools targeted for closures by the Tucson Unified School District. They are ...

Tucson UPS driver with 25 years of crash-free driving shares his safety tips  Arizona Daily Star

Robert Gomez Jr. has been driving UPS' signature big, brown trucks around Southern Arizona since the mid-1980s. He also has the distinction of being ...

Desegregation expert: Reduce oversight for TUSD in decades-old court case  Arizona Daily Star

More than four decades after a federal court found Tucson Unified School District violated students' civil rights with racist policies that created unequal education ...

Arizona schools putting more money into the classroom for the first time in years  Arizona Daily Star

A large infusion of new cash has finally resulted in the first increase in over a decade in the percentage of dollars that Arizona schools are putting into the ...

Car wash fundraiser happening Sunday for man found dead after being assaulted, kidnapped  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Former co-workers and friends of Timothy Abriola are participating in a car wash on Sunday to raise money for funeral ...

TUSD requests for student info raise privacy concerns at charter schools  Arizona Daily Star

The Tucson Unified School District has filed public records requests with nearly 100 local charter schools seeking student directory information to try to woo kids ...

Greg Hansen: Pima County Sports Hall of Fame's new inductees epitomize class  Arizona Daily Star

The Class of 2018 was introduced Wednesday at in a press conference at the DoubleTree Hotel. As the names were announced, it was almost like: “Really?

Photos: 2017 SkillsUSA Competition in Sahuarita | Tucson Business News  Arizona Daily Star

Students from Sahuarita, Benson, Cholla, Catalina, JTED, Canyon del Oro, Santa Rita, San Manuel and Vail high schools competed at the SkillsUSA Regional ...

Formula Flaws: School grades may not be final  KGUN

The school grades issued last week may not be final after all. The Arizona board of education announced the grades are -- preliminary -- meaning they could ...

TUSD moves to sue city, county over summer flooding of Tucson High field  Arizona Daily Star

In the meantime, TUSD plans to fix the stadium before graduation.

Tucson man battling rare cancer applauds President Trump for 'Right to Try Act'  Tucson News Now

PIMA COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A typical Sunday in the Downs' household is spent enjoying each other's company. On this Sunday, there happens to ...

TUSD board majority sidesteps effort to resurrect aspects of Mexican American Studies  Arizona Daily Star

In the wake of a federal court ruling that an Arizona law banning TUSD's Mexican American Studies program was racist and unconstitutional, the district is still ...

Cochise County Superior Court appoints new Presiding Juvenile Judge  Tucson News Now

Cochise County Superior Court Judge Terry Bannon has been appointed to a new role.Effective October 1, Bannon will begin serving as Presiding Juvenile ...

TUSD looks to fill teaching positions at job fair on Friday, June 2  Arizona Daily Star

The Tucson Unified School District is hosting a job fair Friday, June 2, to fill vacant teaching positions. Teachers for all grades and subject matters are being ...

Some of Tucson's top talent moved to improve  Arizona Daily Star

Editor's note: This summer, Star columnist Greg Hansen is counting down the top 10 of just about everything related to Tucson sports. Today's list: Tucson's top ...

Greg Hansen: 'Mr. Football' on BYU's fall from grace, the facilities race, Kevin Sumlin's debut  Arizona Daily Star

Dear Mr. Football: Is BYU still BYU? +1. Arizona BYU 1964. UA's Floyd Hudlow returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown when the Wildcats routed BYU in 1964.

At 26, Santa Rita's House is 'relatable' for players  Arizona Daily Star

Nine years removed from being Cholla's quarterback, House now a head coach.

Arizona firefighter found dead on National Guard base in Phoenix  Tucson News Now

Department officials announced Sunday that Juston Doherty was found dead in his quarters while on active military maneuvers at the Arizona Army National ...

Paula Pyers  Arizona Daily Star

In 1984, Pyers scored 50 points at Santa Rita High School, then the highest total in a single game in state girls basketball history. She led the Eagles to a.

New diet cuts meats and sugars, adds fruits, nuts and veggies in bid to save the planet  Tucson News Now

The diet could prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths without hurting the planet, the scientists behind the plan argue.

Santa Rita grad Stoglin stuns Euro-League with 74 points  Arizona Daily Star

In his third year of EuroLeague pro basketball, Santa Rita High School grad Terrell Stoglin had the game of his young life Friday in Lebanon. The lefty point ...

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Long-term subs in Pima County  Tucson News Now

The KOLD Investigates team wanted to know more about long-term substitutes. Where they are teaching and how heavily do school districts rely on these subs?

Lightning strikes twice: Winners of the Star's monsoon photo contest  Arizona Daily Star

A local math teacher and an optical engineer win this year's monsoon photo contest.

Rodney Peete, Dick Tomey headline latest Pima County Sports Hall of Fame Class  Arizona Daily Star

Sixteen-year NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, World Series first baseman Chris Duncan and Arizona football coach Dick Tomey are among 14 men and women ...

K-12 education budget touted by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey fails to restore recession-era cuts  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has repeatedly presented his most recent budget proposal as restoring recession-era cuts to K-12 education, when in reality, ...

RV and tractor-trailer collide, NB I-19 closed at Green Valley  Tucson News Now

A crash has closed northbound lanes of I-19 at milepost 41 in Green Valley.

Attorney General's Office: TUSD board members violated 'intent' of open-meetings law  Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Attorney General's Office has cleared the Tucson Unified School District in a pair of open-meetings complaints, but characterized Governing Board ...

Indonesia searches for tsunami victims; death toll hits 373  Tucson News Now

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Efforts to collect hundreds of bodies and save the injured were stepped up in Indonesia on Monday following the ...

Electrical wiring on national stage; Santa Rita sophomore recalls the competition  Inside Tucson Business

There are times when even when you do your best, it's not enough to get you to the top. That's what happened to Candice Anderson, the sophomore from Santa ...

Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen  Tucson News Now

The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden's liver to her bladder.

2.5 million pounds of taquitos recalled for salmonella, listeria concerns  Tucson News Now

The recall affected approximately 2490593 pounds of the frozen taquitos and was classified as a high health risk. The items were shipped to distributors ...

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Pima County Hall of Fame to honor multi-sport Sahuaro, USC legend Rodney Peete  Arizona Daily Star

Rodney Peete played at Sahuaro High School in the 1980s and pitched the Cougars to the state baseball championship, played a key role in their state title ...

Neto's Tucson: A Cholla Charger looks back — then ahead  Arizona Daily Star

As the sun set Wednesday, extending the shadows over Ed Brown Stadium, a long double-file line of students in orange and navy-blue mortarboards and gowns ...

National Board of Review names 'Green Book' year's best film  Tucson News Now

The National Board of Review has named the feel-good road-trip drama 'Green Book' the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor.

TUSD: Lockdown lifted at Palo Verde High School  Tucson News Now

According to police, a "student-aged male" was seen carrying a handgun near a grocery store close to the campus of Palo Verde High School at 1302 South ...

New JTED center to open at STAR Academic Center  Arizona Daily Star

The Pima County Joint Technical Education District will celebrate the opening of a new campus on March 7. The Dr. Alan L. Storm Center, which is named after ...

Habitat for Humanity program needs community support  Green Valley News

Chuck Gallagher has been called out of retirement to try to save a Sahuarita High School program he started more than 20 years ago. But unless the ...

Afni to hire 50 employees this week  KGUN

Afni will hire 50 new sales representatives at its two Tucson locations this week. It is part of their push to hire between 200-300 new employees within the next 45 ...

From hoops to rap, Pueblo grad still a player  Arizona Daily Star

Gyms packed with adoring and despising fans followed Sammy Wade to every game, and for good reason. The Pueblo High School basketball star was maybe ...

A huge list of the 98 locations feeding kids for free this summer  Arizona Daily Star

Any child under 18 can eat breakfast and lunch for free at these locations.

Report: Number of hate groups in S. Arizona rises  Arizona Daily Star

The number of hate groups in Southern Arizona rose by one to five in 2014, according to the latest numbers from the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks ...

Amazon Prime same-day delivery expands to Tucson  Tucson News Now

Amazon Prime has expanded its free same-day delivery *service* to 11 U.S. metro areas, including Tucson.

Arizona 'shoots down' Tucson's gun ordinance  Tucson News Now

The Arizona State Legislature has again taken aim at Tucson's gun laws with the passage of SB 1122. It was signed by Governor Doug Ducey on May 1, 2017.

BP agents find body hanging from tree on Tohono O'odham land  Tucson News Now

Air Interdiction agents on an Air and Marine Operations helicopter reported seeing what they thought was a body hanging from a tree near the village of Santa ...

Major changes for Tucson's Annual All Souls Procession  Tucson News Now

In years past the event has started at 6th Ave and 7th Street near downtown. It will now start in the Barrio Hollywood neighborhood, on Grande just south of ...

Demolition of the former Fort Lowell Elementary School is underway  Arizona Daily Star

Property to become home to a 47300-square-foot transitional care center.

EXCLUSIVE: Tucson couple recounts Las Vegas shooting  Tucson News Now

For the past week, Mark Lathen and Sonrisa Raths have been at their Oro Valley home healing with their friends and family.

New superintendent takes over at Elgin School | News  Nogales International

Christopher Bonn is getting settled into his new office at the Elgin School, as he takes the reins as both superintendent of the Sonoita Elementary school district ...

Ben Kern makes a splash at PGA Championship  Arizona Daily Star

Ben Kern grew up on a golf course, following his father, Jeff Kern, a nine-time Tucson City Amateur champion who played in 11 PGA Tour events and remains ...

TPD Chief: Anti-immigrant policies dangerous for Tucson  Tucson News Now

Sharing his opinion with the New York Times, Tucson's Police Department chief said the Trump Administration's changes to undocumented immigrant policing, ...

In memory of Vern Friedli: Photos of his years as Amphi football coach  Arizona Daily Star

The legendary Amphitheater football coach passed away Friday at age 80.

Tucson Quilters Guild to host a 'Quilt Fiesta'  Tucson News Now

Calling all quilters. This weekend is the 37th annual quilt show, aptly titled 'Quilt Fiesta'.

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise in Pima County  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - There were a record number of overdose deaths in Pima County in 2015, according to the Pima County Medical Examiner's ...

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Stepfather pleads not guilty in death of Vail teen Jayden Glomb  Tucson News Now

The Vail man accused of killing his stepdaughter last month was back in court Tuesday, June 20, for an arraignment.

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Ex-UA linebacker Maddox's son gets football scholarship  Arizona Daily Star

From the Where Are They Now file: Former UA linebacker Richard Maddox, a key part of the Desert Swarm's origins in 1992, is now living in North Augusta, S.C., ...

Tucson-Sunnyside will start prep football week  Arizona Daily Star

Blue Devils and Badgers get to share Thursday night spotlight.

PACC sees increase in dogs left outside in the heat  Tucson News Now

Reports about dogs being left outside in this extreme heat is on the rise in Pima County. Pima Animal Care Center's Animal enforcement officers said they get an ...

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Two Pima Aztecs join pantheon of soccer All-Americans  Arizona Daily Star

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.

Former deputy arrested for murder-for-hire plot in Cochise County  Tucson News Now

Israel Burkholder allegedly wanted to hire someone to kill another man, according to the Sierra Vista Police Department.

TUSD sells closed elementary for $1.4M  Arizona Daily Star

Former Reynolds Elementary School site likely to be used for homes, senior residential housing.

New uses proposed for Lyons, Keen elementaries  Arizona Daily Star

A Tucson church is looking to lease a portion of the closed Lyons Elementary School with hopes of one day taking over the entire former east-side campus.

Property taxes increasing again for Pima County  Tucson News Now

The rate will hover just below $6 per hundred assessed valuation at $5.96.

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