Arizona Education Tax Credit
Contribute to student programs and activities at Phoenix Union High School District, and you’ll be paid back with a dollar-for-dollar tax credit. And you’ll help guarantee that our students experience all that high school has to offer.
The school will move to a new building and will be named the Linda Abril Education Academy. Ms. Abril, a Phoenix Union board member for 22 years, was a guest speaker at the ceremony
She is also a Gates Millennium Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Commended Student, a National Hispanic Recognition Scholar and a Hispanic Heritage Gold Youth Award winner in Innovation and Technology.
The Lions won their first-ever baseball title, May 14, beating San Luis, 3-2, at Surprise Stadium. It was the first baseball championship for a Phoenix Union school since 1977.
Including Approximately 2,500 Freshmen in Freshman Academy at 14 Schools. The free Summer School begins at most campuses, Tuesday, May 31
But the biggest news for many seniors was that the amount of scholarships offered, $66,833,170, was a record for the District. That amount, counting two and four-year renewable merit and athletic scholarships, surpassed last year by $16 million.
Dr. Holly Batsell has been selected as the Phoenix Union Bioscience High School principal for 2016-2017. She will replace Dr. DeeDee Falls, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Billed as an Innovation and Technology High School, the school will focus on computer coding and technological skills in an inquiry-based model valuing student curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking, engagement and relevance
Phoenix Union High School District Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony was a big success on December 17.
Eleven Phoenix Union schools, as well as Sierra Vista Buena, Kingman and Seton Catholic competed in the event at Maryvale High School. Maryvale finished second with 34,568
Guzman, now an engineering student at New York University, earned the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award, named after Kamen’s grandmother, who was a teacher in the New York state school system
Phoenix Union Food Services is holding a Job Fair, Thursday, July 14th from 8 a.m.- to noon at the District offices at 4502 N. Central Avenue. The department is looking for cafeteria helpers at various school locations for either breakfast or lunch shifts. The part-time positions are for 19.75 hours per week, and begin at $10.17 per hour. These 9-month positions begin August 8. Applicants must be able to obtain a valid Maricopa County Food Handler’s card within 30 days of employment. There are opportunities for advancement. Cafeteria workers are eligible for a free bus pass. Applicants can apply online before the Job Fair at www.phoenixunion.org/jobs or in person. Applicants will be interviewed at the job fair after the application is complete. For more information, call (602) 764-7900. EOE
In keeping with our commitment to providing a safe school environment and working collaboratively with the communities we serve, we have adopted new policies, regulations and procedures regarding visitors to our schools or to PUHSD-sponsored events held off of PUHSD premises.
Governing Board Policies KFA (Public Conduct on School Property) and KI and Administrative Regulations KI-RA (Visitors to Schools) and KI-RB (Procedures for Visitors Communication or Access Restrictions) describe the conduct the PUHSD requires of a visitor. These requirements are intended to ensure students, employees, and visitors are safe and a visitor does not interfere with the school’s administrative, educational, and operational programs. Copies of KFA, KI, KI-RA, and KI-RB can be found by following this link: www.phoenixunion.org/visitorpolicy
If you have any questions about the policies, regulations or procedures, please contact Dr. Gabriel Trujillo at the Phoenix Union District office at (602) 764-1548.
ParentVue and StudentVue access is currently unavailable due to technical difficulties. We are working with the vendor to get the systems operational as quickly as possible. This is a high priority for us and we will update you when the systems are accessible again.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Food Services Job Fair