A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Linda Abril Educational Academy. The 42,000 square-foot two-story school building is being built at 3000 North 19th Avenue
Nationally syndicated cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, a writer-producer on Seth MacFarlane’s new upcoming animated Fox TV show, “Bordertown”, was among the featured speakers at a student conference and fundraiser hosted by Central High.
Camelback hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Constitutition Day and Citizenship Day, September 17. The event culminated Civics Week for Phoenix Union, when students took the state-required civics exam. Some 500 students from around the District attended the ceremony.
Manuel Silvas has been assigned interim principal of Maryvale High School, effective October 5. Phillip Verdugo, Maryvale’s principal for the last 12 years, will come to the District office as an administrator on assignment.
Cesar Chavez hosts the 29th Annual Fall Festival of Percussion. Drumlines from around the state will be competing at the football stadium and will receive scores and feedback
One of the goals of Bioscience was to produce college-going students who could one day work in the sciences, medicine, research and engineering.
Betty Fairfax has had a lot of firsts in its young history, and now they are the first Phoenix Union school to field a Special Olympics softball team.
Ducey toured the campus, visiting Auto Tech, the START ESS program at the cafeteria, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Floral Design and Business Operations, and the student-run campus Canyon State Credit Union.
The Phoenix Union Governing Board unanimously named Dr. Chad Gestson Interim Superintendent to replace Dr. Kent P. Scribner, who is the sole finalist for the Fort Worth, TX Independent School District...
Volunteers Needed For 2015 PUHSD Academic Decathlon
This year’s scrimmage will be hosted at Maryvale High School on Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th. 200 volunteers needed for this event and we hope you will help out this year. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Certificates will be available once again for those who can volunteer!
For more info and to sign up to volunteer visit: http://www.phxhs.k12.az.us/Page/15293
Phoenix Union and partner elementary districts will be present to show companies how to do business with school districts, and have the opportunity to meet end-users face-to-face. Those districts are Alhambra, Cartwright, Creighton, Isaac, Madison, Osborn, Phoenix Elementary, Riverside, and Roosevelt.
“Our philosophy is that it is our responsibility as public purchasing professionals to reach out in our local economy and attract those businesses to strengthen our community as a whole. We want our local vendors to have the best chance to compete for our business in an open market competition which is the essence of our free enterprise system,” Phoenix Union Purchasing Manager Lila McCleery said.
PUHSD Governing Board Calls for November District Additional Assistance Override Election