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Red Mountain HS student arrested for bringing gun to campus  AZFamily

A Red Mountain High School student was arrested Thursday for reportedly bringing a gun to campus.

Caught on camera: Thieves steal trailer full of furniture in Mesa  AZFamily

MESA (3TV/CBS 5) - A trailer with $10,000 worth of furniture inside was stolen from right in front of a Mesa man's home -- and the owner caught it on camera.

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'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.

Red Mountain basketball holds off Mesa with free-throw parade  AZCentral

In a tightly-called game, Red Mountain made 20 of 28 free throws in the final quarter to hold off Mesa.

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.

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.

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'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.

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 ...

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

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

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: ...

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 Red Mountain teacher wins $25,000 national award

Nicki Derryberry, a teacher at Red Mountain High School, was surprised Monday with the Milken Educator Award and $25000.

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 ...

Mesa police: Case closed against football player who exposed self

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

After racist taunts at basketball game, Mesa students face discipline

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

Mesa Red Mountain High School getting new principal

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 ...

Annual Mesa Mountain Lion Carnival benefits high school

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Arizona high school football coaches are on the move at an all-time high  AZCentral

They're becoming as common as transfers in Arizona high school football. Coaches are on the move. Whether it is out of their control or not, this has been going ...

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.

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 ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

Mesa Red Mountain's Timmy Allen has made his college decision prior to the start of his senior season — committing to Utah for basketball in an announcement ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

Mesa won’t pursue massive sports complex

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Will Mesa vote on $56 million sports complex?

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.

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 ...

Program has teens turning used parts into computers

Using cast-off computers and donated parts, high-school students are refurbishing computers for charities and schools in need. Arizona StRUT, or Students ...

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.

'I thought for a minute that was it.' Teens reflect on Canyon Lake crash  ABC15 Arizona

Even with a broken tailbone, Brody Hazuda knows he's lucky. "I thought for a minute that was it. We all got so lucky," Hazuda said. The teen was with 7 friends ...

Boeing funds Valley science teacher scholarships

Valley science teachers are turning their classrooms into chemistry and physics labs.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Arizona's got hoops: 20 #azhsbb stars contending for Arizona basketball player of the year  AZCentral

A look at 20 players who have a chance to be named the Boys Basketball Player of the Year in Arizona.

Immigration arrests in Arizona soar under President Donald Trump

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Mesa police searching for missing endangered man

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.

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 ...

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

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

Mesa high-school graduation ceremonies

Mesa Public Schools graduation ceremonies, speakers and top graduates for the Class of 2014.

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.

High school football notes: Desert Ridge makes right call to avoid fight at end of JV game at Mesa

Desert Ridge coach Jeremy Hathcock avoided a potential fight with Mesa by keeping his players out of the post-game handshake line.

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 ...

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

The second wind of the #RedForEd movement is taking shape in lower-profile, more political ways that supporters say illustrates its lasting influence.

Winners and Finalists for the 2018 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards Announced by Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority  Business Wire

The AZTC and ACA have announced GCOI individual award winners, company award finalists, Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year winners.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

Arizona high school boys basketball Super 10 rankings: Through Feb. 28

This is the final Super 10 rankings by azcentral sports for Arizona high school boys basketball for the 2017-18 season.

Arizona high school football championship scores

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

Nico Mannion narrows college choices to Arizona, Marquette

Phoenix Pinnacle senior point guard Nico Mannion cut his college list to two on Friday, announcing it on Instagram. Arizona and Marquette are now the two ...

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?

Crowd fracas mars Shadow Mountain-Tempe high school basketball game

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

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.

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.

Group pushing measure to tax rich for K-12 turns in petition signatures  Arizona Capitol Times

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

-6% to 19%: Arizona teachers are getting raises, although they aren't all 10 percent  AZCentral

Some Arizona schools reported average raises of 19 percent. Others reported raises as low as 3 percent.

High-school graduation a pricey rite of passage

The pomp and circumstance is a costly venture for parents and schools.

Shadow Mountain rolls into 4A semifinals with relentless defense  AZCentral

With Jovan Blacksher and Jaelen House taking turns covering Grant Greabell, Shadow Mountain shut down Estrella Foothills in Saturday's quarterfinal.

American Family Insurance ALL-USA ARIZONA Performances of the Week

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

Southeast Valley A+ schools in 2014

Southeast Valley public schools that earned A+ School of Excellence Awards in 2014 from the Arizona Educational Foundation. Learn more about the schools.

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, ...

Arizona high school football year-round practices able to go full throttle

Football coaches might not feel the AIA rule's full impact of year-round practices until the winter and spring months after the regular season.

16 Southeast Valley schools win A+ awards

Sixteen of the 34 schools who won A+ Awards from the Arizona Educational Foundation are in the Southeast Valley.

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 ...

Massive sports complex planned in Mesa | Arizona  East Valley Tribune

Plans are in the works for a major sports complex in northeast Mesa. Officials with Visit Mesa, the East Valley's tourism and marketing entity, have been ...

Ahwatukee teen driven to succeed in water polo  Ahwatukee Foothills News

At least three times a week, Ahwatukee teen and 2017 Mountain Pointe High School grad Samantha “Sam” Camblin drives a half hour to Mesa for fun.

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