Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
Over the next week, thousands of young adults will walk across a stage to receive their high school diplomas. Many of them will take that special certificate knowing what the next step in life will be, others will still be trying to figure out the next chapter.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 1:04 pm
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 8:30 am
Without the automotive technology program offered at Mountain
View High School, James O’Neill said he is positive he would have
dropped out of school during his freshman year in 2009.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:00 am
Youth summer programs are offered by some Tucson schools,
businesses and institutions. Check websites for more information,
or call for programs and schedules offered.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 am
Academy to help public view the stars
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 6:00 am
Most people would likely want to avoid E. coli bacteria that is
genetically engineered to glow under a black light. However, the
students enrolled in Mountain View High School’s biotechnology
program find bacteria and all the other things the class has to
Mountain View High School juniors Tayler Jondall, 17, left, and Rachel Evans, 16, and sophomore Matt Gomez sterilize inoculating loops before transferring a bacteria culture to another Petri dish in the school’s newest bioscience lab. The three-room renovation at the school was funded by Joint Technological Education District and is part of the school district’s Career and Technical Education program.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 11:00 pm
The possibility of additional spending cuts
and significant layoffs at Arizona's public schools has engendered
emotional responses from teachers, students and education
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:00 am
Danielle Carpenter, a sophomore at Mountain View High School who
is also enrolled in the Pima County Joint Technological Education
District's culinary program, serves mushrooms stuffed with cream
cheese, chives, onions and mushroom stems during the facility's
grand opening Monday night. The facility, which is located on the
Mountain View High School campus, is home to Culinary Arts and
Early Childhood Education programs.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Danielle Carpenter, a sophomore at Mountain View High School who is also enrolled in the Pima County Joint Technological Education District's culinary program, serves mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, chives, onions and mushroom stems during the facility's grand opening Monday night. The facility, which is located on the Mountain View High School campus, is home to Culinary Arts and Early Childhood Education programs.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 12:00 am
The smell of bacon wafts through the kitchen, past the students
rolling and cutting cinnamon rolls, right on by other students
creating crêpe filling, and full circle to students chopping ham
for the omelet bar.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Mountain View High School senior Matthew Schneider cooks some sausage while bacon sizzles in the Joint Technological Education District's culinary arts facility. Students were preparing food for the superintendent's breakfast.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Senior Marisa Kouratou travels through the kitchen as she helps prepare filling for crêpes. Joint Technological Education District and Mountain View High School offer a culinary arts class to about 125 students that can transfer to Pima Community College for credit.
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 12:00 am
November 1, 2006 - It's a one-shot deal.
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 11:00 pm
August 16, 2006 - The Marana Unified School District on Aug. 14
welcomed back more than 13,000 students and anticipates opening the
door for more in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, May 23, 2006 11:00 pm
May 24, 2006 - Denny Dearden a few months ago began a meeting
with a fake set of rotten-yellow, crooked teeth in his mouth,
slurring his speech.
Wednesday, March 22, 2006 12:00 am
March 22, 2006 - Barely old enough to vote, Alex Hoobler can
pinpoint car troubles and fix most of them.
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:00 pm
Sunday, May 11, 2003 11:00 pm
Dick Eggerding has said it 100 times and will keep saying it
until there is no breath left to push out the words: The arts are
the soul of a community. Without them, the 70-year-old Eggerding
argues, communities have no life. They are as hollow and empty as a
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 12:00 am
A teacher at Wilson K-8 School may be facing district discipline
after inviting a speaker from a Tucson lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender advocacy group to address middle-school students.
Thursday, October 31, 2002 12:00 am
The following in an overview of the five major state races,
governor, attorney general, secretary of state, superintendent of
public instruction and treasurer.
Wednesday, January 23, 2002 12:00 am
The Northwest EXPLORER's coverage of Oro Valley's March 12
primary election continues with in-depth profiles of the mayoral
candidates. The coverage will continue in the next two issues with
the council and mayoral candidates' responses to general leadership
questions on Jan. 30 and an issue-related questionnaire on Feb.