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  • Cherokee Elementary named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by Department of Education

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 9/17/2022

    Cherokee Elementary Students

    Department of Education salutes Cherokee Elementary

    The U.S. Department of Education has named Scottsdale Unified School District’s Cherokee Elementary School a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School.

    Nominated by the Arizona Department of Education to apply for the honor, Cherokee Elementary is being recognized as an “Exemplary High-Performing School: for it students’ performance on state assessments and nationally normed tests, Scottsdale Schools officials report.

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  • Arcadia High’s volleyball ‘Final Four’

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 9/1/2022 6:30:00 PM

    Arcadia High’s volleyball ‘Final Four’

    Senior year is a time to decide on after-graduation plans, get those grades up, and, most importantly, make as many memories with friends and teammates as possible. For these four seniors, winning a volleyball state championship is also on the list. 

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  • Let’s get ready for some football!

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 9/1/2022 6:25:00 PM

    Arcadia HS Football Team

    With school back in session, the teams at Arcadia High, Brophy Prep and Veritas Prep have increased training for football season. 

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  • Eagle scout takes a swing at Chaparral dugouts

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 9/1/2022 6:10:00 PM

    Saguaro Eagle Scout Eli BumpIf you stop by Chaparral Park this weekend, you may notice something different about the dugouts on the baseball fields. 

    After years of having a bleacher and a chain link fence that kids would use to mount their bats and helmets on, the dugouts now have racks for that gear – thanks to Scottsdale Boy Scout Eli Bump, 17.

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  • Become a senator? This student already has

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 9/1/2022 6:05:00 PM

    Cooper Weissman, Trex Jones, U.S. Senator Mark Kelly, Esther Cho and Trinity Ragland at the Boys Nation conference.

    On a Saturday night at home, Arcadia High senior Trex Jones came across a documentary called Boys State. Intrigued, Jones watched the film and decided to dig a little deeper; this is how he found out the program is a real thing – a thing he was most interested in. 

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  • Scottsdale school district implements new security rules for sporting events

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 8/26/2022

    New Bag Policy, Fox News story

    August 26 marks the first football game of the season for Coronado High School and this year, the district is implementing new rules for fans who want to attend the games. 

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    SUSD Bag Guidelines

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  • Scottsdale locals launch laptop initiative for students in-need

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 8/11/2022

    Couple providing laptops to underprivileged students look to establish permanent program

    Bronwyn and Kevin Maxwell, Aaron Cano, Nicole TarterStarting the school year, college students are expected to come to class ready with a catalog of supplies from books to computers.

    Not all students can afford to keep up with the changing demands for school supplies, however, one couple looks to solve this issue at Coronado High School.

     

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  • Thom Ortiz embraces new challenge: reviving Saguaro wrestling program

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 8/3/2022

    Thom Ortiz, Saguaro Wrestling CoachFrom competing in high school and college to coaching some of the top wrestlers of all time, Thom Ortiz has had an illustrious career. Then a new challenge awaited and he took it: coaching at Saguaro High School, where he wants to revive a long dormant wrestling program. Ortiz is excited to get started but to him, this is bigger than wrestling. It’s about leadership and character development for wrestlers at Saguaro.

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  • Hohokam Elementary School asks for donations for new biking program

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 8/2/2022

    Program targeted for kindergarten students to learn how to ride a bike

    Hohokam Bike ProgramKindergartners at Hohokam Elementary School may soon be riding bikes in their P.E. classes.

    All Kids Bike is a national program on a mission to teach every child in America how to ride a bike. They are currently working to bring the All Kids Bike kindergarten P.E. program to Hohokam Elementary School, according to a press release.

     

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  • For this AHS alum, baseball is more than a game

    Posted by SUSD Communications on 8/1/2022

    Arcadia 218 AlumniThe College Baseball World Series tournament is held every year from May through June. It hosts 64 United States baseball teams, concluding in the eight-team College World Series held in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Arcadia High class of 2018 graduate Bobby Peirce was on one of those teams this season, playing for Auburn University and realizing a lifelong dream as he stepped onto the field.   

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