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Arizona Football: OL Nathan Eldridge to transfer from the team  FanSided

As to be expected with any major football program, the Arizona Football team will lose a big transfer in offensive lineman, Nathan Eldridge.



Red Mountain HS student arrested for bringing unloaded gun on campus  ABC15 Arizona

A Red Mountain High School student has been arrested for bringing an unloaded gun on campus, according to Mesa police.



Officials: Gun found at Red Mountain High School  ABC15 Arizona

A spokesperson from Mesa Public Schools says officials are investigating after a gun was found on campus at Red Mountain High School on Tuesday.



Red Mountain High School biotech program leading the way to new discoveries  AZFamily

Red Mountain High School has a new biotech lab and that has led several students to great, new discoveries.



ASU, Red Mountain High School partner to teach students about psychology, neuroscience  Arizona State University

ASU's psychology department and Red Mountain High School have partnered to create the “RISE (Research Intensive Scientific Experience) in Psychology at ...



Holiday family fun: Fantasy of Lights Parade, Scottsdazzle, Turkey Trot  AZCentral

Ring in the holidays this weekend with a holiday parade, Scottsdale tree-lighting, craft bazaar and turkey trot.



Red Mountain's Riley Pagel perseveres in football, baseball with Type 1 diabetes  AZCentral

Senior Riley Pagel had three concussions in football before the 8th grade and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 5.



Must-see Arizona high school boys basketball holiday tournaments  AZCentral

If you're looking to do a little holiday hoops shopping, stop by any of these boys basketball tournaments in Arizona between now and January: ...



Arizona HS football team investigated after opponent's locker room vandalized  USA TODAY High School Sports

Skyline High School football (Ariz.) is being investigated after the visiting locker room was damaged following a loss to Red Mountain.



Red Mountain High School advance in a dramatic win over Queen Creek  AZFamily

The 10th seeded Mountain Lions advance in dramatic fashion, 37-34.



Special needs students star in 'Shrek' on stage in Mesa  AZFamily

The curtain rose Thursday on a one-of-a-kind musical in Mesa. All 35 actors and actresses in Red Mountain High School's "Shrek, the Musical, Jr." are young ...



Mesa teacher never envisioned his role in walkout  East Valley Tribune

Josh Buckley found his calling after he graduated from college in Michigan and moved to Arizona, following his grandfather's advice that teaching jobs were ...



Red Mountain's Braydon Janzen voted Top Performer for Week 1 Arizona high school football playoffs  AZCentral

A look at who stood out during the first round of the Arizona high school football playoffs and 1A semifinals.



Mesa Red Mountain High School football player's yearbook photo leads to indecent-exposure arrest  azcentral.com

Mesa police arrested a Red Mountain High School football player after reports he exposed himself in a team photo published in the school yearbook.



Red Mountain among four Arizona high schools creating new way to attract college football recruiters  AZCentral

This may be a first in Arizona, a sign of the times with recruiting ramping up in Arizona and parents hungry to have their kids evaluated by colleges.



Red Mountain students seek answers in Biotech Program  East Valley Tribune

Red Mountain High School students Adrian Kwiatkowski and Abigail Mann throw around scientific terms like they're part of daily vernacular.



After racist taunts at basketball game, Mesa students face discipline  AZCentral.com

MESA -- The students who called and gestured like a monkey to a black player face discipline, according to a letter to parents.



#InvestInEd would help Arizona lower class sizes, attract qualified teachers  AZCentral

Invest in Education gives voters a chance to help public schools, creating a funding source that Arizona lawmakers can't cut.



Mesa police: Case closed against football player who exposed self  azcentral.com

Mesa police announced late Wednesday afternoon that the case against a Red Mountain High School student accused of indecent exposure was closed ...



Mesa Red Mountain football overpowers Phoenix Horizon in 6A first-round playoff game  AZCentral.com

Lance Lawson scored three touchdowns in the first half as the Mountain Lions staked themselves to a sizable lead.



Red Mountain High School teen interrogated for deadly threat  ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

The recorded officer interrogation of a Mesa teen who threatened to kill people at her high school has been obtained by ABC 15.



Mesa Red Mountain High School teen threat suspect not being identified  ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

The Mesa girl in custody for a plot to kill friends and classmates is a minor so ABC15 is not releasing her name.



Manhunt in Mesa for clown making school threats  ABC15 Arizona

Mesa schools were on high alert after getting several threats from people posing as "clowns".It's a disturbing nationwide trend that is now hitting too close to ...



Mesa Red Mountain High School getting new principal  azcentral.com

Longtime educator Gerald Slemmer will retire after 10 years at the helm of Red Mountain High School. His replacement is Jared Ryan, current principal of ...



Outstanding Red Mountain senior gets full scholarship to Yale  East Valley Tribune

Red Mountain High School senior Jacob Payne is a devoted learner with a wide range of interests and, in the fall of 2017, he will attend Yale University ...



EV schools could face chaos despite Ducey plan  East Valley Tribune

Hundreds of East Valley teachers who started their workday last Wednesday standing on curbs with posters urging better pay and more financial support for ...



Glendale basketball player takes high road after racist taunts during Mesa game  AZCentral.com

Glendale Mountain Ridge player remained poised amid racist taunts at high school basketball game in Mesa.



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche.com this week.



Mesa student in Red Mountain HS threat to be released  East Valley Tribune

PHOENIX - A Mesa high school student, who was arrested last month for allegedly plotting to kill herself and some of her peers, will not be tried as an adult.



The Criminalization of a High-School Dare  The Atlantic

A teenage football player who exposed himself during a team photo faced a felony charge and 69 counts of indecent exposure.



41 Arizona public schools earn Arizona Educational Foundation A+ School of Excellence™ Award  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 41 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award for the ...



Mesa teen hits 8 home runs in MLB Jr. Home Run Derby  AZFamily

It was one of the sports moments of the year. Bryce Harper hit nine home runs in 10 swings to stage a dramatic rally to win the MLB Home Run Derby.



Annual Mesa Mountain Lion Carnival benefits high school  azcentral.com

The annual Mountain Lion Carnival benefits Mesa's Red Mountain football. It is the biggest fundraiser of the year.



Arizona high school coach apologizes after fans racially taunt player  Q13 FOX

MESA, Ariz. - Glendale's Mountain Ridge High School basketball team was back on the practice court Monday, but instead of celebrating their big win Friday ...



ASU Gammage Announces Nominees and Finalists for High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

ASU Gammage has announced the finalists for the High School Musical Theatre Awards. Awards Ceremony and Show Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Tickets ...



Red Mountain supporting ex-Mountain View star Todd Heap as part of football family  AZCentral.com

Todd Heap gave nearly 100 hours of his time to helping Red Mountain's offense before tragedy struck his family.



Ron Wisniewski fired as football coach at Red Mountain  AZCentral.com

Mesa Red Mountain's surprising run to the 6A Conference football semifinals wasn't enough to save Ron Wisniewski's job.



State court bars Invest in Ed initiative from ballot  Arizona Daily Sun

PHOENIX -- Arizonans will not get a chance to decide whether to hike taxes on the rich to generate more money for education. In a brief order Wednesday, the ...



How will new NCAA rules clean up grassroots basketball?  AZCentral

The NCAA, in hopes of cleaning up the game, is opening the door for "elite" high school senior basketball players determined by USA Basketball to have agents ...



Video clip made UA center Josh McCauley semi-famous, but he's in it for the long haul  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona walk-on Josh McCauley earned the starting spot at a critical position; now he hopes to earn a scholarship.



Mesa high school graduations slated | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

All six high schools in the Mesa Public Schools district graduate on Thursday, May 21.



Trailing by 22, Jaelen House fuels Shadow Mountain comeback win for state title  AZCentral

Shadow Mountain, trailing by 22 in the third quarter and 17 to start the fourth, went on a 32-11 run to close out Salpointe Catholic for the 4A boys basketball ...



EPICS High School gives AZ students tools to change the world  Arizona State University

With the support of ASU engineering program, middle and high schoolers design solutions for specific needs of community agencies. An app to help teachers ...



Hershey's Track and Field Games scheduled for May 3 at Red Mountain High School  East Valley Tribune

Kids ages 9 to 14 can compete in Hershey's Track and Field Games on May 3 at Red Mountain High School in Mesa. The competition is free to participate and.



Top 2018 Arizona basketball prospect Timmy Allen commits to Utah  AZCentral.com

The 6-foot, 6-inch small forward was also reportedly considering Iowa State, San Diego State, Texas Tech and UCLA.



Red Mountain students to perform original show in Mesa this October  East Valley Tribune

Red Mountain High School students will put on a performance of “The Road to Shambala” in October.



New parents group keeping eye on teachers' politicking  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A new grassroots group in Gilbert that aims to stop politicking in the classroom and to go after teachers who do so hopes to pick up support for doing the.



Arizona teacher walkout: Educators detail income-tax ballot proposal  AZCentral

Education leaders detail a plan that would ask voters to raise income taxes on higher-income earners to boost education funding.



NAU announces hiring of ex-Mesa High coach Shane Burcar  AZCentral

NAU has announced the hiring of former Mesa High School basketball coach Shane Burcar as an assistant coach.



Invest in Ed tax measure stays on the ballot, judge rules  AZCentral

Invest In Education income tax ballot measure supporters are one step closer in getting additional funding for schools after winning a lawsuit.



Recruiting recap: BYU football offers 18 and lands 6 verbal commits in June  Deseret News

With the summer football camp season in full swing, BYU football coaches are busy evaluating talent. They have offered at least 18 scholarships so far this ...



Arizona Teachers Talk Pay, Class Sizes, Possible Strike  KJZZ

Some teachers in the Pendergast School District in the West Valley are planning a sick-out Wednesday to protest at the state Capitol for higher pay.That follows ...



EPICS High School gives students tools to change the world  Arizona State University

An app to help teachers locate students in an emergency, diagnostics to identify dangerous bacteria in Oak Creek and technology that supports homeless ...



Arizona high school football players go the extra yard to help those in need  AZCentral

All around the state, they play for Friday nights. But beyond the lights, they're greatest rewards are giving back to their communities.



AZ Dept. of Education recognizes outstanding civics programs at 35 schools  Arizona Education News Service

Thirty-five Arizona public schools are being recognized for their outstanding civics programs as 2016-17 Arizona Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona ...



Look at them now: 2014-15 All-Arizona basketball team  AZCentral

It might go down as the greatest All-Arizona boys basketball team in preps history.



High school students experiment with media innovation at ASU's Cronkite School  Arizona State University

Twenty high school students from across Arizona are at ASU's Cronkite School as part of an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp.



'There's This Little Fear': Arizona Teachers Consider Legislative Backlash Against Walkout  Rewire.News

Arizona educators are prepping to stage a walkout to demand better funding for education, but some fear lawmakers may target them for reprisal, as is ...



Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Patch.com

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...



Mesa police searching for missing endangered man  KTAR.com

The Mesa Police Department is looking for missing 20-year-old Preston Anderson, who was last seen April 20 around 2 a.m., according to authorities.



Gov. Doug Ducey: Arizona's #RedForEd school walkout 'was never about teacher pay'  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey said Saturday that the teacher-led group that organized a walkout over education funding desired to put a tax increase on the ballot.



Mesa Public Schools Class of 2014 graduates  Arizona Education News Service

More than 3900 seniors graduated from Dobson, Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline, Westwood and East Valley Academy high schools.



ASU student named finalist for Red Hat's 'Women in Open Source' award  Arizona State University

When a teenaged Nikki Stevens built her first website, she did not foresee the barriers she would encounter in pursuit of her newfound passion. Now a doctoral ...



Visit Mesa Challenge looks to break shot-clock ground in Arizona high school basketball  AZCentral.com

Will the Arizona Interscholastic Association finally warm up to having a shot clock in prep basketball after Visita Mesa Challenge makes change?



Red Mountain football hosting Mountain Lion carnival | Mesa  East Valley Tribune

The Red Mountain High School football team is hosting its second Mountain Lion Carnival, scheduled for March 29 through April 1.



Group seeking surcharge on wealthy for K-12 funding submits petition signatures  The Daily Courier

Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas explained Thursday why teachers and their allies decided the best way to get new money into the ...



Kwok: Tax only the rich to boost Arizona teacher pay? What are you smoking?  AZCentral

The Invest in Education Act initiative is fraught with danger for Democrats and education supporters — not necessarily in that order.



Will Mesa vote on $56 million sports complex?  azcentral.com

Time is running out for Mesa officials to decide whether to put a $56 million, state-of-the-art sports and tournament complex on the November ballot.



Teen driven to succeed with Mesa water polo club  East Valley Tribune

Rachel Ray of Mesa is getting into the swim of things as a pioneer in a burgeoning sport for women – water polo.



Mesa won’t pursue massive sports complex  azcentral.com

Mesa voters will not decide the fate of a proposed $56 million state-of-the-art sports and tournament complex near Loop 202 and Brown Road this year.



Your Turn: The fix for 40-student classrooms? These 2 measures in the fall  AZCentral

A tax on the rich and an initiative to stop voucher expansion are the next steps toward getting Arizona schools the resources they need.



Mesa Plays: Everything you need to know about questions, 4, 5 and 6 before you vote  AZCentral

Mesa voters will decide whether to spend $55 million to build the Mesa Plays youth sports complex that would provide two dozen sports fields for community use ...



Bordow: If you see a game at Mesa High, say hi to Virgil  AZCentral.com

Virgil Schatz has been the voice of Mesa High sports since 1969.



High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...



Greg Sessions won't return as Red Mountain boys hoops coach  East Valley Tribune

Longtime Red Mountain boys basketball coach Greg Sessions won't have his coaching contract renewed for next season.



Crowd fracas mars Shadow Mountain-Tempe high school basketball game  AZCentral.com

Highlights from Tuesday's high school basketball action across Arizona.



Organizers of education funding initiative defend taxing Arizona's wealthiest  Arizona Daily Star

Organizers of a ballot measure to generate $690 million a year for education are defending their plan to have all of that new money paid for by what essentially ...



10 best Arizona high school boys basketball finishes this season  AZCentral

Ride this wild roller coaster into the postseason, because more basketball thrills are on the way.



High school graduates of azcentral's media innovation camp imagine future of news  AZCentral

Annual High School Media Innovation Camp teaches 20 students about existing and emerging ways to deliver news *content* to tech-savvy consumers.



Tax the Rich to Fund Education? It Could Happen in Arizona.  Rewire.News

Arizonans are pushing a ballot measure that would raise tax rates on the wealthy after years of cuts to education investment. “We have to work to explain how ...



Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block  AZCentral.com

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.



Mesa Public Schools' athletic director Steve Hogen seriously injured in hit-run crash  azcentral.com

Mesa Public Schools Athletic Director Steve Hogen was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident while riding his bike, Mesa police said.



Immigration arrests in Arizona soar under President Donald Trump  AZCentral.com

ICE arrested 1770 immigrants in Arizona during the first 100 days of Trump's administration, an increase of nearly 12.6 percent.



Horizon boys basketball holds off Sandra Day O'Connor, wins sixth straight  AZCentral

A fourth quarter surge by Sandra Day O'Connor falls short against Horizon.



Arizona educators want special tax on wealthy people  Verde Independent

PHOENIX -- Supporters of more money for K-12 education said Thursday there's a reason they are taxing only the top 1 percent of Arizona wage earners to pick ...



Mountain View's Gary Ernst stays true to self through changing hoops scene  AZCentral

Mesa Mountain View coach Gary Ernst says he's not chasing 1,000 wins. So Ernst won't fade from the Arizona high school basketball scene, Visit Mesa ...



Arizona's #RedForEd movement evolves into quieter, broader political force  AZCentral.com

Noah Karvelis from the Arizona Educators United talks about the different ways teachers are still involved in Arizona's RedForEd movement. The Arizona ...



10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers  AZCentral.com

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.



Buckley: Life is like an avocado | Mesa  East Valley Tribune

Good evening students, teachers, and families of Red Mountain High School. I'm honored to have the privilege to speak before you today. Now, writing a ...



7 EV thespians appearing in 'Newsies' at Herberger | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

Seven East Valley teens are among the 60 cast members of Valley Youth Theater's season-opening presentation of the musical “Newsies” that is playing now ...



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

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.



Is Arizona junior college football dead after this season?  AZCentral

Maricopa and Pima community colleges are ending junior college football after the 2018 season, leaving only two Arizona colleges to offer the sport.



Arizona high school football championship scores  AZCentral.com

These are the scores for the 2017 Arizona high school football postseason tournaments.



Patel: What does graduation really mean? | Mesa  East Valley Tribune

Class of 2014. Fourteen doesn't have much of a ring to it, does it? Maybe it's not the number though that lacks inspiration. Maybe it's the fact that, we've been.



Three Beaver Baseball commits set for official visit to OSU  247Sports

I'm not sure about you, but when I think of three really close friends, my mind jumps to.



Arizona high school basketball 6A, 5A championships breakdowns  AZCentral

It's time to dissect the final boys and girls high school basketball games in the state's two biggest conferences. There is plenty of intrigue, great matchups, ...



Seven more players join BenU at Mesa for school's inaugural basketball season  Benedictine University Newsroom

Mesa, Arizona ~ Seven players signed letters of intent to play basketball at Benedictine University at Mesa at ceremonies on July 10, in the Community Room of ...



Pinnacle boys basketball dominates Mountain Pointe for 6A title  AZCentral.com

Pinnacle rolled to its first 6A boys basketball state championship with a 76-60 victory.



American Family Insurance ALL-USA ARIZONA Performances of the Week  AZCentral.com

A look at the weekly top 10 high school football performances in the state.



Arizona elections: #RedForEd, public education issues make way onto November ballot  AZCentral

Since the statewide teacher walkout in April, the question has lingered. Was the #RedForEd movement a flash in the pan, or could it effect lasting change?



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