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Cody Bellinger Among List of Inductees Elected Into Chandler Sports Hall of Fame  Sports360AZ

By Andrew Bell. The 15th annual Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held this Saturday, Feb. 9 at Hamilton High School. Highlighting the ...

Police investigate possible threat to Basha High School in Chandler  AZCentral

Basha High School families received an email Thursday notifying them of a possible threat to the Chandler school.

Meet the candidates for Chandler Unified's governing board  San Tan Sun News

Age: 47. Immediate family: My wife and I have three boys — Cade (18), Quinn (17) and Kye (12). Cade is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Chandler beats Gilbert Highland in 6A semifinal overtime thriller  AZCentral

No. 1 Chandler advances to the 6A final against No. 6 Gilbert Perry.

Massive paper waterfall at Basha High School in Chandler goes viral

Jordan White, of Basha High School in Chandler, tweeted a video of a paper waterfall of epic proportions to celebrate the end of the school year.

5 newcomers, incumbent chase 2 CUSD board seats  San Tan Sun News

By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor. Five newcomers and one longtime incumbent are vying for two seats on the Chandler Unified School District ...

LIVE 7pm Basha Football vs Sandra Day O'connor  Sports360AZ

Two 1-0 teams square off at Basha high school. The Bears meeting Sandra Day O'connor . The broadcast of the game is produced by the students at Basha high ...

Breaking down the 6A Arizona high school football semifinals  AZCentral

The two biggest 6A, 5A and 4A football games of the season are here. And, while it may look like a foregone conclusion that Chandler will sail through 6A, ...

Top performers from Arizona high school football state semifinals  AZCentral

A look at the top performers from the Arizona high school football state semifinal games played Friday and Saturday: Ean Chavez, Yuma Catholic, RB, Jr. He had ...

Award-winning Chandler English teacher will leave profession KPNX

CHANDLER, Ariz. - A Basha High School English teacher who garnered publicity last year after she penned a passionate plea for help to Governor Doug Ducey ...

Not just for athletes, Basha High celebrates academics with yard signs

Some 165 Basha High School students who earned college credit on AP exams were surprised with celebratory front-yard signs from school administrators.

School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum  San Tan Sun News

By Colleen Sparks. Managing Editor. The six candidates vying for seats on the Chandler Unified School District governing board focused on their strengths and ...

6A semifinals preview: No. 5 Highland vs No. 1 Chandler | Sports  East Valley Tribune

Highland's dream season continues as the Hawks advanced to the 6A semifinals, but are they ready to challenge No. 1 Chandler Friday at Basha High School ...

Fearing concussions, more high-school athletes walking away from football, survey suggests  AZCentral

A new survey shows that more Arizona high-school athletes are more aware of the effects of concussions and are avoiding football because of them.

ASU coach Herm Edwards lands first in-state football commit from Basha OL Roman DeWys  AZCentral

Basha offensive lineman Roman DeWys said he gave Arizona State a football commitment to play there on Monday.

Female kicker Becca Longo makes college football history

She is the first in Chandler Basha history. She is believed to be the first in Arizona history.

LIVE 7pm Basha Football vs Corona Del Sol  Sports360AZ

Live high school football play by play, Basha Bears vs Corona Del Sol Aztecs. The broadcast is produced by the students of Basha high school. Click on the link ...

Cubs' draft features a West Coast lean  Chicago Tribune

The Cubs' first four picks in the amateur draft were from the West Coast.

Arizona high school and college players taken in 2018 MLB draft  AZCentral

Thirty-seven players with Arizona ties were taken over the course of the three-day 2018 MLB draft.

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week.

Basha High teacher arrested after student alleges sexual abuse  East Valley Tribune

A teacher at Chandler's Basha High School was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually abusing two female students.

ASU quarterback Ryan Kelley leaves program  AZCentral

Freshman quarterback Ryan Kelley leaves ASU program.

Game of the Week preview: Chandler QB Jacob Conover choosing faith over football after high school  AZCentral

For players raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it's a crossroads they face after high school: Faith or football?

UA to give college credit to Basha High students

UA to grant college credit to Basha High School students at a fraction of tuition cost.

Teachers Keep Walking Out Because They Want to Save Public Education  Slate

We talked to eight who walked out in Arizona. They tell us why they did and what they hope happens next.

Flying under the radar: Arizona high school football seniors seeking scholarship offers  AZCentral

There could be more than 50 Arizona high school seniors signing their college football letters of intent on Dec. 19, when the early period begins. But there are ...

41 Arizona public schools earn Arizona Educational Foundation A+ School of Excellence™ Award  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 41 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award for the ...

Chandler Public Library treated for bed bugs after teen bit  ABC15 Arizona

Is it an infestation of bed bugs at the Chandler Public Library on the Basha High School Campus? One Valley mother seems to think so. After her daughter's ...

Award-winning Arizona teacher to leave profession due to low pay

An award-winning Arizona teacher has announced she would not be returning to the state's education system next year due to low funding for education.

Basha OT Jonathan Nathaniel has high interest in Arizona  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats might just be in the market to land one more piece on the offensive line for this 2017 class, despite already holding 26 commitments.

Open enrollment makes choosing high schools complicated for athletes  East Valley Tribune

It's one of the most important decisions parents have to make: Where will their child go to school? The open-enrollment policy in Arizona high schools can make ...

Did your kids pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus  AZCentral

Arizona teachers and schools will get $3.8 million this year in state bonuses for AP tests, but the money's spread across the state isn't even.

Chandler schools offer top-notch education with plenty of options  East Valley Tribune

The Chandler Unified School District is a premier district of choice. Academic achievement is a high priority in the district as evidenced by test scores that exceed ...

Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...

Salpointe RB Bijan Robinson wins Ed Doherty Award for Arizona's best high school football player  AZCentral

Salpointe running back Bijan Robinson, the only junior among the five finalists for the Ed Doherty Award, left Scottsdale with the top prize.

High school graduates of azcentral's media innovation camp imagine future of news  AZCentral

Annual High School Media Innovation Camp teaches 20 students about existing and emerging ways to deliver news *content* to tech-savvy consumers.

Jake Smith becomes Arizona's 1st Gatorade National High School Football Player of the Year  AZCentral

Notre Dame Prep wide receiver/running back Jake Smith, a Texas commit, became the first Arizona football player to win the Gatorade National High School ...

Chandler Hamilton principal retires from school he built

"Why is it that Hamilton is so successful at everything?" asked Basha High School principal Ken James who will become the head of Hamilton next year.

Winners and Finalists for the 2018 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards Announced by Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority  Business Wire

The AZTC and ACA have announced GCOI individual award winners, company award finalists, Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year winners.

Arizona State Legislators join public school teachers for a day  Arizona Education News Service

The experience these legislators will share with teachers leading grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade is part of the Arizona Educational Foundation's ...

Basha (Chandler, Ariz.) QB Ryan Kelley awarded with Under Armour All-America jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chandler Basha senior quarterback Ryan Kelley could have made the read option to change schools amid the struggles to win during his high school career.

Chandler's Accelerated Middle School pushes advanced pace | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Lights dimmed, students in an eighth-grade economics class at Chandler's Accelerated Middle School at Basha High School use computers to create a budget ...

Female Basha kicker signs letter of intent to play for D-II football team  ABC15 Arizona

She's headed to college football and making history along the way. Wednesday, Becca Longo made it official. The kicker, who's a senior at Basha High School ...

Ram Tough: Harris Ready To Lead Maricopa  Sports360AZ

First-year head football Brandon Harris always believed Maricopa High School was a football sleeping giant. Now he's trying to prove it in central Arizona.

Chandler Basha QB Ryan Kelley commits to ASU

A few days after Chandler Basha junior quarterback Ryan Kelley posted on Twitter that he was decommitting from Oregon, he posted on social media on Friday ...

Does the Territorial Cup factor into Arizona high school football players recruiting decisions?  AZCentral

It might look like winning the Territorial Cup steers a top in-state recruit to a school. But there are many factors involved in recruiting.

From near death to college prospect, how Skyline's Solomon Buchanan could end up at ASU  AZCentral

Mesa Skyline receiver/safety is considering a walk-on football opportunity as Arizona State, where he has family ties to Herm Edwards.

21 Arizona high schools make national 'most challenging' list; 4 included in top 10  Phoenix Business Journal

"The Washington Post" developed a way to measure the most challenging schools in the country, and four of them -- three in metro Tucson and one in Chandler ...

ASU football recruiting: List of 2019 early signing period letters of intent  Arizona Sports

Live updates as the Arizona State Sun Devils add official letters of intent for the 2019 football recruiting class, the first full cycle for Herm Edwards.

Noa Pola-Gates down to ASU, USC, Nebraska but is waiting to sign  AZCentral

December has become the new February for college football programs to get their 2019 classes signed, but one Arizona standout is waiting to make his pledge.

Despite raises, award-winning Arizona teacher doesn't regret leaving job

KTAR News 92.3 FM continues to cover education in Arizona. This week's focus is on “The Changing Face of the Arizona Teacher.” PHOENIX — Despite pay ...

Southeast Valley A+ schools in 2014

Southeast Valley public schools that earned A+ School of Excellence Awards in 2014 from the Arizona Educational Foundation. Learn more about the schools.

2 teachers in CUSD vie for top award | News  East Valley Tribune

Two veteran Chandler Unified School District teachers are among the five finalists for Arizona's teacher of the year.

CalAtlantic Homes Announces Grand Opening Of Pescara, Offering Premier, Gated Community Living In Chandler, AZ  PR Newswire

CHANDLER, Az., Dec. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, has announced the debut of Pescara, an enclave ...

High school students experiment with media innovation at ASU's Cronkite School  Arizona State University

Twenty high school students from across Arizona are at ASU's Cronkite School as part of an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp.

Arizona’s open-enrollment policy can make choosing high schools complicated for athletes  Cronkite News

Athletes face challenges as they are required to sit out a season of their sport if they transfer high schools due to Arizona's open-enrollment policy.

How they fared: Tracking ASU's class of 2019 football recruits  AZCentral

This season we are following the performances of members of Arizona State's 2019 football recruiting class.

Millennium DL Anthonie Cooper, impressed by ASU's win over Michigan State, commits to Sun Devils  AZCentral

Impressed by the environment during Arizona State's big win over Michigan State, Millennium's Anthonie Cooper left knowing he could play there.

Nebraska Cornhuskers send 11 coaches for Ty Robinson's last home visit  AZCentral

How badly do the Nebraska Cornhuskers want Higley defensive lineman Ty Robinson? #GBR.

Chandler couple building Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home with views of San Tan Mountain  AZCentral

The Carpenter family in Chandler is building their dream home following Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian principles.

Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners SanTan Sun News  San Tan Sun News

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced over 3,200 National Merit Scholarship winners, including 20 Chandler students, on June 7. National ...

Arizona's top 10 teachers announced  ABC15 Arizona

The Arizona Educational Foundation has announced the five Ambassadors for Excellence and five Semifinalists of the Arizona Teacher of the Year.

Ten most intriguing Arizona high school athletes in 2017  AZCentral

They didn't have to be the best in their sport, but these 10 to me were the most intriguing high school athletes in Arizona preps in 2017.

8 Phoenix-area high schools with highest graduation rates

Here are the public high schools in the metro Phoenix area, with a graduating class of at least 100 students, that had the highest four-year graduation rates for ...

High schools adopting analytics modeled after the big leagues  Cronkite News

Using analytics to improve performance is all the rage in professional sports, and now it is trickling down to high schools.

Chandler High graduate has 13-year perfect attendance record

Chandler High School graduate Briana Espinosa has not missed a day of school in 13 years, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Eddie Basha a lifelong champion of kids, education, opportunity for all  East Valley Tribune

Across the East Valley this week, educators, school leaders, elected officials, family and friends expressed their sorrow upon hearing about the death of Eddie ...

High school teacher explains why she 'loathes' Arizona Gov. Ducey

Mallory Heath, a fifth-year teacher in the Chandler Unified School District, says she decided to write the essay after learning about Gov. Doug Ducey's proposed ...

Basha's Devin Kirby cleared to return to basketball, driven to the max

When Devin Kirby got his clearance paper from his doctor last week, he was ready to head to the Chandler Basha High gym, tighten up the laces and go full ...

AZ Dept. of Education recognizes outstanding civics programs at 35 schools  Arizona Education News Service

Thirty-five Arizona public schools are being recognized for their outstanding civics programs as 2016-17 Arizona Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona ...

Higley High in Gilbert one of 'America's Most Challenging'  Arizona Republic

Higley is one of 16 schools in Arizona to make the Washington Post's annual list.

Harvard is next for graduating Gilbert girl, 11

Valedictorian Ria Cheruvu called her teachers the "supreme beings of knowledge and wisdom"

Graduating seniors taking the stage for commencement in East Valley  East Valley Tribune

Graduating seniors in the East Valley are taking in lots of scholarship money for colleges and universities. So far, they have received more than $200 million in ...

Williams Field DB Noa Pola-Gates to receive home visits from Alabama's Nick Saban, ASU's Herm Edwards, others  AZCentral

Williams Field senior cornerback/safety Noa Pola-Gates will have a busy week with Penn State, Arizona State, Nebraska, USC, Alabama visiting.

From Basha Bear To Adams State Grizzly: Becca Longo Boots Her Way Into History  Colorado Public Radio

When Becca Longo signed a national letter of intent with Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado, she didn't think it was a big deal. She knew that other ...

QB Spencer Rattler returns, leads Pinnacle (Ariz.) to win on GEICO ESPN High School Kickoff  USA TODAY High School Sports

What went down at Phoenix Pinnacle is something that will never be forgotten. In front of a national television audience as part of the GEICO ESPN High School ...

ASU football recruiting: Meet Sun Devils' 2019 recruiting class for Herm Edwards  AZCentral

The ASU football team signed 17 players during the December Early Signing Period on Wednesday. Meet the signees.

Viewpoints: Solving Arizona's high-school dropout problem

Viewpoints: Arizona's high-school graduation rate is among the nation's lowest. But there are proven strategies to fix it.

16 Southeast Valley schools win A+ awards

Sixteen of the 34 schools who won A+ Awards from the Arizona Educational Foundation are in the Southeast Valley.

Chandler USD to pay $183,968 for kids' activities

The Chandler Unified School District has agreed to transfer $183,968 to its schools for after-school activities after a state Attorney General's Office investigation ...

High school pitcher Hayden Nierman finds strength wearing amulet with ashes of his father during games

When he's on the mound, Desert Mountain High pitcher Hayden Nierman carries his father's ashes around his neck in a silver amulet.

2017 high school football 2-a-days: 6A Southwest region preview

This is the go-to place for region previews for the 2017 Arizona high school football season. This will be updated frequently, breaking down two regions at a time, ...

Chandler district high schools celebrate graduations Wednesday  East Valley Tribune

Students in the Chandler Unified School District's high schools receive their diplomas Wednesday night. They already have some impressive resumes.

Arizona Christian Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Head Coach Jeff Bowen and Arizona Christian Football are excited to announce their 2018 signing day class. Twenty-nine athletes signed to play for...

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Arizona high school football commitments class of 2017

These are the high school football players in Arizona who will be members of the 2017 college football recruiting class. Verbal commitments are non-binding.

Personal Triumphs: Once a high school standout, Basha coach Hambicki stays connected to the court  East Valley Tribune

Basketball is the one constant for Tommy Hambicki for as long as he can remember. Growing up in Gilbert, Hambicki loved to watch, talk about, and, most of all, ...

Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.

Chaparral High School educator named 'Teacher of the Year'

The Arizona Educational Foundation named Christine Marsh of Chaparral High School as Arizona's 2016 Teacher of the Year.

Hoophall West Brings Hall of Fame Lineup to Arizona  FloHoops

Hoophall West is heading to Arizona to deliver another hall of fame-caliber high school boys basketball showcase on December 9-10.

Boys state basketball: Basha ousts defending state champion | Sports  East Valley Tribune

A year ago, the Basha boys basketball found itself on the losing end of the state semifinal game to Mesa.

Educator sexual misconduct: No. of incidents go up as monitoring improves  East Valley Tribune

Statistics from the Arizona Board of Education show that the number of educators losing their teaching certificates over allegations of sexual misconduct are up ...

High school football notes: Jerry Rice's son starting own path at Hamilton

Brenden Rice, a wide receiver on Chandler Hamilton's freshman team, is considered a can't-miss prospect. And that's not because his father is Hall of Famer ...

Despite location and lack of exposure, Desert Edge football continues to excel  Cronkite News

Desert Edge High School is located on the outskirts of the West Valley, away from the popular and highly-populated high school football cities and programs.

Texas football commits in the playoffs, Nov. 15-17  Burnt Orange Nation

16 future Longhorns are in the playoffs and hope to extend their season by at least another week.

Arizona Then and Now: Downtown Chandler

Chandler has grown from a small agricultural town to a sprawling city of nearly 250000 since it was founded in 1912.

Arizona high school football year-round practices able to go full throttle

Football coaches might not feel the AIA rule's full impact of year-round practices until the winter and spring months after the regular season.

Freshman filmmaker explores reel life at ASU  Arizona State University

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Arizona State University freshman Ashley Sorensen believes film, theater and ...

'Kind' PE teacher named 2018 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Josh Meibos, a physical-education teacher at Crockett Elementary School in east Phoenix, earned the state's top individual distinction for educators.

Guns on school grounds: Who's actually keeping track in Arizona?  AZFamily

Since the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, schools in Maricopa County have dealt with a firearm on campus at least 47 times. But what many school ...

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