Back to School!

by Staff Reports You can’t wait for summer … Then you can’t wait for school to begin! Each season in our family lives bring different things to do and special opportunities. Whether you’re in school or not, there is always something to learn. Arizona allows a rich canvas of school choice opportunities. With approximately 2,134 … Read More…

Education News Bites

News from Around Town Your local schools and colleges are not just the places students go to learn new things. Casa Grande is home to public, private and charter schools that produce top-quality graduates, as well as colleges and trade schools that prepare your children for bright futures. There is big news to share here: … Read More…

MARICOPA, Arizona

Maricopa’s Bright Future Comes With Success Of Our Students; We Make The Grade by Christian Price, Mayor, City of Maricopa In Maricopa, we are fortunate to be in the middle of an economic and developmental boom. With this comes new businesses, more homes and continuously increasing educational opportunities. In March of this year, our City … Read More…

Students are College and Career Ready in Casa Grande Union High School District

by Dr. Steve Bebee, Superintendent, Casa Grande Union High School District Founded in 1920, the Casa Grande Union High School District (CGUHSD), presently encompasses 1,250 square miles. Currently, approximately 3,650 students are enrolled in the district. CGUHSD has two comprehensive high schools with a third campus serving as a credit recovery program for both campuses. … Read More…

SUPERIOR, Arizona

Education is the Key To Our Success by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town of Superior As Mayor of Superior, I am fortunate to spend time working with our youth, talking with them and, most importantly, listening to their ideas and concerns. As we get closer to graduation day, I feel proud to see our students mark … Read More…

Veterans Upward Bound Now Available In Pinal County

by Julia R. Gusse, Director, TRIO Veterans Upward Bound TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) at Arizona State University (ASU) provides veterans with FREE academic services and classes. VUB is a federally funded, Department of Education TRIO program that has been located on the ASU campus for over 45-years. It is a college preparatory program that … Read More…

Central Arizona College Students Earn All-Arizona Academic Honors

by Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Five outstanding students from Central Arizona College have been selected to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society All-Arizona Academic Team. All-Arizona students demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends beyond the classroom to benefit society. Phi Theta Kappa, the … Read More…

Preparing for the College Journey

by Amanda Mace, School Leader, Mission Heights Preparatory High School As a college prep school, the expectation at Mission Heights is for all our students to prepare for their “College Journeys,” as we call it. And if not college, then they must have a plan — be it in the military or in a trade. … Read More…