News from the Arizona Daily Star

3 Tucson principals named Rodel finalists

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star:
The leaders of three Tucson schools are being recognized for their ability to develop high-achieving campuses in communities that many would consider to be challenging.

Alicia Alvarez of Alta Vista High School, Cristela Cardenas of Gallego Basic Elementary School and Christine Sullivan of La Cima Middle School have been named 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principal finalists…


Two Yuma principals semifinalists for statewide award

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun:
Two principals from the Crane Elementary School District were recently named semifinalists in the search for the 2015 Rodel Exemplary Principals.

Mesquite Elementary School principal Connie Jerpseth and Crane Middle School principal Kari Neumann were the only two semifinalists from Yuma to be selected based on their recommendations and student performance data.

Student Writing Out Problem

Why Math?

Studies show that at every socioeconomic level, children with involved parents perform better in school. As parents and family members, we play a vital role in raising our children and teaching them how to be successful throughout their lives. Our influence remains important before, during, and after the school day because our kids are always…