• OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/Enroll. Apply Today!
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  • Request Transcripts Online 
    You can now request transcripts and student records online. Go to www.PhoenixUnion.org/records to learn how.
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  • Cox Connect2Compete  
    Cox Communications is offering high speed internet for $9.95 per month for qualifying Phoenix Union Families. To see if you qualify, visit www.connect2compete.org/cox.
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Today is Friday, November 21, 2014.

District News

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Phoenix Union High School District is one of the largest high school districts in the country, with 16 schools, over 27,000 students, and nearly 3,000 employees.  Phoenix Union covers 220-square miles of Arizona’s capital city.
 

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  • AzMERIT to Replace AIMS Exams for 2017 Graduates
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    The State Board of Education has adopted a new assessment to replace the AIMS Reading, Writing and Mathematics exams. AzMERIT, Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching, will be administered statewide in the spring of 2015 for the first time. The tests will measure proficiency of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards in the areas of Math and English Language Arts in grades 9, 10 and 11.

    Currently, students will not be required to pass the end-of-course tests for graduation, but must still earn the minimum number of English and Mathematics credits in order to graduate. The actual test dates have not been determined yet, but will be across multiple days in April.

    High school students graduating after December 31, 2016 will no longer be required to pass the AIMS tests to graduate high school. AIMS Science will still be administered, tied to school accountability, but not graduation.

    Parent Letter (English)

    For more information visit  www.azed.gov/AzMERIT

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  • Phoenix Union High School District Seeking Teachers
    Phoenix Union High School District will hold a Teacher Job Fair, Saturday, November 22, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the District offices at 4502 N. Central Avenue. The greatest need areas are math, biology, physics, physical science, special education and English. The majority of positions would begin second semester, January 5. A few vacancies are available for immediate start date. Prospective teachers should bring resume, transcripts, teacher certification, letters of recommendation and a copy of their IVP fingerprint clearance card. It is recommended that applicants who have not completed a Phoenix Union online application complete one prior to the job fair. A general certified employee application is available at www.phoenixunion.org/jobs Prospective teacher candidates are encouraged to schedule a screening interview prior to the job fair by contacting Alvina Turman at (602) 764-1519 or Luz Miranda at (602) 764-1548. ____________________________________________________________________ 
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  • Tutoring Available for All PUHSD Students
    Supplemental Educational Services are free tutoring services for all students of Phoenix Union High School District schools. Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SES for more information and to apply.
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  • District Shows Improvement in A-F Letter Grades, AIMS Results
       Eight of the 14 Phoenix Union schools measured, recorded an A or B in this year’s Arizona Department of Education Letter Grade accountability rankings.
       Bioscience and Franklin Police and Fire High Schools repeated as A Schools. Two schools, Carl Hayden and Bostrom, moved from a C to a B, and no school scored less than a C.  Franklin recorded its 4th consecutive A ranking, and Bioscience, its second A in a row.  Metro Tech missed an A by one point.  Cesar Chavez, Betty Fairfax,  and Maryvale also repeated as B schools.  Overall, the District recorded a C.  Nine schools improved in total points.
       2014 AIMS scores: For 10th Grade AIMS, Phoenix Union was eight points up in Writing (66), had a three-point improvement in Reading (79), and one-point increase in Math (50).  The State average had a four-point increase in Writing (74), a five-point gain in Reading (85), and two-point gain in Math (63).
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Superintendent: Dr. Kent P. Scribner
Established: 1895
Schools: 16
Students: 27,031

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