Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:00 am
A Marana Unified School District bus turning left out of Estes Elementary School collided with a Toyota Prius on Thursday, Sept. 12. The driver of the Prius was traveling southbound on the west frontage road, just north of Grier Road, when the bus pulled out in front of it.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:00 am
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Arizona State organization presented the Omicron State Media Award to Tamara Crawley, public relations director for the Marana Unified School District.
Marana Unified School District Public Relations Director Tamara Crawley was awarded the Omicron State Media Award.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:00 am
During the bright summer months, the Marana Unified School District has been installing solar panels and structures at eight schools, all at no cost to the district.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 4:00 am
While Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s recently passed budget will have little effect on the town governments in Marana and Oro Valley, the local school districts are anticipating at least some impact.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:00 am
Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, teachers across Arizona will begin adhering to the Arizona Common Core Standards (ACCS), a new set of mandated academic standards in English language arts and mathematics.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
In the wake of the Newtown Conn. elementary school shootings that claimed the lives of 26, including 20 children, local school administrators said they immediately began looking at their own safety procedures and policies.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:00 am
For the last 20 years, volunteers from the non-profit
organization known as OneSight have been donating more than just
their time when it comes to vision care. This year, the Marana
Unified School District has been fortunate enough to be selected as
the latest beneficiary of the program’s outreach.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 4:00 am
More than 500 students and faculty of Marana’s Roadrunner
Elementary School were excited on Nov. 18, when members of the
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge donated $1,200 in art supplies.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 3:00 am
Voters in the Marana Unified School District will get an
opportunity on Nov. 8 to determine if they want to reauthorize a
$6.4 million override approved in 2007 for maintenance and
operations in the district.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 3:00 am
Marana Unified School District has begun tapping $43 million in
bond funds for capital projects authorized by voters last November
to improve school and athletic facilities, recondition parking lots
and purchase a fleet of new buses.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
The Marana Police Department continues to investigate three
incidents involving a man exposing himself, and another man trying
to coax a young boy to his car.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
Besides classroom disruption, a fire started in the boys
bathroom at Marana High School last week, caused minimal
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 3:00 am
Doug Wilson, superintendent of the Marana Unified School
District, is expected to present survey results for the 200-day
calendar proposal to the governing board on May 12.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:00 am
The explosion in popularity of communication technology and its
ease of use has spawned an unintended consequence — cyberbullying —
a form of bullying so insidious that President Obama this month
hosted a conference on teenage bullying, with cyberbullying taking
a prominent part.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:00 am
Following the Jan. 8 shooting tragedy in Tucson, a wave of media
from around the world flooded the streets, parking lots and hotels
on the northwest side of the city. Each one wanted to be the first
to break the news that they could then pass along to their fellow
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
Proposition 403 passed by a margin of 61.27 percent-38.73
percent in the Nov. 2 general election. The vote count was 17,743
in favor, 11,214 against.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm
Beset by decreased state dollars to maintain facilities, buy
buses and replace computers, the Marana Unified School District is
turning to its voters for help.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
The biggest change in Marana schools for 2010-'11 may be what
didn't happen over the summer.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:00 pm
When the 2010-'11 school year opens in August,
all the schools in the Marana Unified School District will have new
custodial arrangements following a reduction-in-force of
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 11:00 pm
An audience of perhaps 80 people came to Mountain View High
School on Wednesday, listening to the gritty details of budgeting
in the Marana Unified School District.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 11:00 pm
All-day kindergarten is going to remain in the
Marana Unified School District for the 2010-'11 school year, the
district's governing board decided last week.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:00 pm
In anticipation of a budget that could be from
$5.6 million to $10.3 million smaller next school year, the Marana
Unified School District has given reduction-in-force notices to 64
certified employees as well as eight administrative and "exempt"
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:00 pm
By more than 1,600 votes, people in Marana
Unified School District rejected a higher secondary property tax
override in last Tuesday's election.