Wednesday, August 1, 2012 4:00 am
As the 2012-2013 school year is soon to kick off, a total of six seats from the Amphitheater and Marana School Districts’ governing boards will be up for grabs come the November General Election.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:00 am
Freedom of Speech is one of our most important rights as Americans. It’s one of those rights taken for granted too often, used as a defense in many controversies, and, in some cases, taken away with a frivolous reason given by public officials who overstep their boundaries.
Tuesday, May 18, 2004 11:00 pm
Pima County will not offer its low-cost children's recreation
program at public schools this summer for students in the first
through sixth grades.
Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 pm
July 20, 2005 - Amphitheater Public Schools is taking a step to
improve air quality in Tucson, and it all starts at the pump.
People from around the Amphitheater School District gather in
front of the Rillito Center for a ribbion-cutting ceremony Monday
Amphitheater School Board member Dr. Kent Barrabee swings from a
chair during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the district’s newly
renovated Rillito Center for special needs students.
Amphitheater School Board member Dr. Kent Barrabee rides one of
the tricycles around the playground of the district’s newly
renovated Rillito Center for special needs students during a tour
of the facility.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 11:29 am
The Amphitheater School District has selected three finalists to interview for the position of Superintendent for the Northwest Tucson School District. With the finalists in place, the Governing Board is providing an opportunity for the public to meet the candidates on April 12.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 4:00 am
Amphitheater School District Superintendent Vicki Balentine
recently announced she would be retiring when her contract expires
on June 30 of this year.
Tuesday, December 16, 2003 12:00 am
La Canada Hills Limited Partnership has agreed to pay
Amphitheater Public Schools $1,200 each time a house sells in its
upcoming development, on the south side of the future La Canada
Drive extension south of Moore Road.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 11:00 pm
Amphitheater School District has spent $20 million to update its
facilities since a $180 million bond issue was approved by voters
in late 2007.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 am
On April 24, the Amphitheater School District Governing Board appointed Patrick Nelson to be the next superintendent.
courtesy of Core Construction, La Cima Middle School, located at 5600 N. La Cañada Dr., is more than halfway completed with the newest additions to the campus. La Cima and many other schools within the Amphitheater School District are being upgraded through the voters $180 million bond election passed in late 2007.
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 11:00 pm
Voters passed a budget override May 17 for Amphitheater Public
Schools, increasing the budget by nearly $7 million.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:00 am
In 2012, two administrators in the Amphitheater School District
are eligible to receive up to $10,000 in stipends, or
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 12:00 am
When teachers in the Amphitheater School District get their
first paycheck this year, they will see a 2-percent increase in
their pay in comparison to their pay last semester. They will also
no longer have to take mandatory unpaid days off.
Wednesday, December 29, 2004 12:00 am
Dec. 22, 2004 - It has been 61 years since Sun City Vistoso
resident Chuck Walton graduated from high school in New Jersey. It
has been 27 years since his youngest child graduated in
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 11:00 pm
Students whose AIMS scores are lacking will have the opportunity
to bolster their test preparedness in a new program offered this
summer at Amphitheater Public Schools.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm
The Amphitheater School District is looking to renew its current
maintenance and operations budget override, and pass a new override
for its capital budget on the Nov. 3 special election ballot.
Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:00 pm
For more than a year, the governing board of Amphitheater Public
Schools has been exploring whether to hold a budget override
election to free up needed money for the district.
Tuesday, April 30, 2002 11:00 pm
With the end of employee contract negotiations in the
Amphitheater School District looming, district officials are now
wondering whether what little money coming from the state will go
toward pay raises or skyrocketing healthcare premiums.
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 11:00 pm
District voters Nov. 5 will choose two new members for the board
from a field of three candidates. Incumbents Mary Schuh and board
president Ken Smith chose not to run for re-election.
Wednesday, March 10, 2004 12:00 am
Fifteen Odyssey of the Mind teams from the Amphitheater Public
Schools district and one from Casas Christian School will compete
in the Odyssey of the Mind state finals April 17 in Chandler.
Tuesday, April 16, 2002 11:00 pm
The Amphitheater Governing Board at its April 9 meeting voted
unanimously to amend a part of the teacher code of ethics that
governs nondiscrimination against students, adding sexual
Friday, October 26, 2012 11:13 am
The Amphi Foundation has been busy at work, and has a lot more to do going forward, as shown in their November update. The Amphi Foundation works closely with each of the schools in the Amphi School District to raise money and provide necessities for students.