Wednesday, December 26, 2012 1:20 pm
Friday, March 15, 2013 10:21 am
Earlier this week, the Arizona Senate passed a bill that would allow teachers, administrators, a custodian or cafeteria worker to be armed in some suburban schools to be armed.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 1:04 pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:37 pm
As promised, the National Rifle Association (NRA) rolled out a school safety plan Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Mark Kelly, former astronaut and husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords, visited Mesa Verde Elementary School Tuesday to return
the school’s yearbook that he took on his final mission into
Thursday, March 31, 2005 12:00 am
March 30, 2005 - A group of girls, dressed in spaghetti straps
and skirts, shake their hips. Some bear their midriffs. According
to local school officials this is OK.
Wednesday, July 17, 2002 11:00 pm
For DeAnna Uranga, a Canyon del Oro High School senior, playing
in the school band is just as much a diet tool for her as it is a
way to express her musical talent.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 12:47 pm
In response to the massacre at a Newtown Conn. elementary school, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a program that would train and arm one school official for every campus.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:19 am
Two schools in the Marana School District are no longer in lockdown, but police are still searching for a male subject who was seen with a handgun on school grounds.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:47 am
Attorney General Tom Horne yesterday announced the introduction of school safety legislation that allows a designated school employee to be trained and armed for the purpose of defending a campus.
Sunday, February 10, 2013 4:00 am
Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children and six staff members were killed by a lone gunman, state and federal lawmakers began discussions on how to better protect America’s students.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:00 am
It’s a bit ironic that professional NASCAR racecar driver Alex Bowman nearly failed his driver education course in high school.
Tuesday, June 7, 2005 11:00 pm
June 1, 2005 - Silly string: $1.99. Cap and gown: $30. Beach
ball: $5. Celebrating the last days as a high school student:
Monday, December 3, 2012 2:57 pm
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today announced that his Southern Arizona offices will collect holiday cards to be sent to members of the armed forces and veterans.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 4:00 am
On Oct. 1, the common area of Marana High School was filled with hundreds of students all dressed in blue. The sounds of popping balloons echoed off the walls, students laughed and ate ice cream all while music blasted through speakers.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:00 am
Over the years I have always been surprised to see a man like Tom Horne get reelected over and over again to different offices. Horne, who is under investigation by the FBI, has served as our superintendent of public instruction, and is now the state’s attorney general.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004 11:00 pm
Once in awhile, a notice appears in a school district newsletter
inviting parents to flip through a textbook and put their word in
about it before it gets approved by the school district's governing
Tuesday, June 8, 2004 11:00 pm
A busload of Turkish eighth-graders stepped off their school
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am
Recently, the gymnasium at a local church was filled with about 30 adults intensely learning how to properly bounce a racquetball, from the hand being cupped when the ball was caught, then to the touch of the forearm to the upper arm, followed by the c-shaped grip on the ball when it is released.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:00 pm
On Saturday, April 24 at 11:30 a.m., an Oro Valley Police school
resource officer at Wilson K-8 School responded to an incident of
disorderly conduct involving a pair of students. Apparently, the
boys were wrestling when one boy put his arm around the other's
neck and choked him briefly, causing him to pass out momentarily
before a teacher intervened. The boys were involved in a similar
incident the previous day. The boys told police they are friends
and were only playing around. They apologized for the incidents. No
arrests were made or charges filed.
Tuesday, August 14, 2001 11:00 pm
The high school that tore the Amphitheater school district apart
received its first students Aug. 9, more than two years behind
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:00 am
Smiles lit up the faces of 35 Roadrunner Elementary students as Elks Lodge volunteers helped them shop for $140 worth of clothing and shoes on Dec. 1, at J.C. Penney in the Tucson Mall.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:00 am
Last week, some of the fifth graders at Coronado K-8 School felt like Christmas came early. The Sun City Oro Valley Astronomy Club made it possible for every student in Rose Adamo’s science class to receive a telescope that they could take home.
Friday, November 18, 2005 12:00 am
Nov. 16, 2005 - While Catalina Foothills High School was busy
claiming its sixth straight boys and girls swim titles, another
area school was making some history of its own. Mountain View High
School swim teams are gaining some notoriety in the Class 5A
Division II with their best showing ever.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:00 pm
In the American West, high school graduations are juxtaposed
with Memorial Day. Often, they’re on the same weekend, one a rite
of passage, the other a marking of passage.