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Road rage shooting kills 16-year-old Glendale High School student  ABC15 Arizona

Muhammad Shah Salim was murdered after being shot in Phoenix.

Arizona Lottery awards $25000 scholarship to medical student  AZ Big Media

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix student Dario Alvarez was surprised Thursday with a $25,000 tuition scholarship from the ...

Glendale student a 2019 Flinn Scholar | News  Glendale Star

Andrea Ramirez of Glendale High School, a proud member of the Glendale Union High School District, is one of 20 Arizona high school seniors who was ...

Award-winning coach bleeds blue and gold | Sports  Glendale Star

Inspiration comes in many different forms. An inspirational person motivates or inspires others to achieve goals and excel in life. Whether students know it or not, ...

Glendale high school student hit by car; traffic restricted near 47th, Northern avenues  AZCentral

The collision happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of 47th and Northern avenues, near Apollo High School.

Longtime Glendale educator Jim Kieffer dies | News  Glendale Star

James “Jim” Lorenzo Kieffer Jr. died peacefully at the age of 70 on February 26. He was at home, surrounded by family.

Glendale High senior Andrea Ramirez wins Flinn Scholarship, free-ride to any public Arizona university  Your Valley

Glendale High School senior Andrea Ramirez, center, was one of 20 Arizona students to be awarded Flinn Scholarships, which give students a full-ride to ...

Flagstaff High School Vs. Glendale High School Football Gallery | Sports  Arizona Daily Sun

The Flagstaff High School Eagles were defeated by the Glendale High Cardinals Friday evening 32-28 in the Walkup Skydome.

Apache Junction rallies late to hand Glendale its first loss of the season  AZCentral

Glendale led the entire game until Apache Junction staged 12-point rally late in the fourth quarter to beat the Cardinals, 53-52, in Glendale.

Glendale teen surprised with prom in the hospital KPNX

GLENDALE, Arizona — She was ready for prom. Alexza Cornejo, 17, had her shoes, dress and makeup all ready when the unexpected derailed her plans.

Fight at Glendale's Herbert Hoover High School sparks concern among parents  KABC-TV

Concerned parents of students at a Glendale high school met with school administrators Monday after a brawl erupted on campus last week.

Independence High School 'reeling' after shooting deaths of 2 girls on campus

Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shooting Friday morning at the Independence High School campus in Glendale, and police believe it ...

Glendale campus brawl stemmed from untrue rumors, school district says  KABC-TV

The campus brawl at Herbert Hoover High School that resulted in the cancellation of the homecoming game between Hoover and Glendale high schools was all ...

'I felt like they crushed me there': Salvadoran teen describes discrimination at Glendale Union • Arizona Mirror  Arizona Mirror

Estefany Sandoval left El Salvador for many reasons: her parents physically abused her, gangs were zeroing in on her community and she felt like she couldn't ...

Former Glendale high school teacher sentenced to 5 years in student sex case

A former Glendale high school teacher has been sentenced to five years in prison and lifetime probation after pleading guilty to several charges that he engaged ...

Glendale High football looks back at successful program  Glendale Star

There was excitement in the room as parents and student athletes sat in the cafeteria of Glendale Union High School. It was time to go over the details of what.

20 impressive Arizona kids earn full rides to college as Flinn Scholars  AZCentral

A college degree without student debt is in the bag for 20 Arizona high school seniors named Flinn Scholars.

For The Glendale Cardinals, Bigger Is Better  Sports360AZ

The Glendale High Cardinals are heading to the 4A playoffs behind a big, experienced group which is reaping the rewards of hard work last off-season.

Glendale high school shooting: 'I wish I could hear your voices again'

People from around the world have scoured both girls' social-media accounts, some mourning their deaths, others critiquing the situation and expressing ...

Mesa Community College, Glendale High School football coach dies during fight in Phoenix  ABC15 Arizona

A Mesa Community College football coach died over the weekend after getting into a fight in Phoenix.

Glendale High School all class reunion | News  Glendale Star

The GUHS/GHS Alumni Reunion Committee has announced the date for the 2016 Alumni Reunion. The reunion will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 2 in the ...

Arizona excellence: The 2019 Flinn Scholars have been named  Flinn Foundation

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been named 2019 Flinn Scholars.

Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings through Week 10  AZCentral

A look at where Arizona's high school football teams are ranked by azcentral sports through Week 10. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (9-0). Defense ...

Glendale adopts new logo, City Council upset over process  Your Valley

By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia. Glendale has a new logo, and City Council does not like the way it was selected. City staff did not get Council ...

Mingus Union boys tennis off to perfect start  Verde Independent

Mingus junior John Valentine won his singles match on Tuesday against Glendale at home. VVN/James Kelley. mugshot photo. By James Kelley | ...

Ironwood senior Joe Thomas wins Flinn Scholarship, free-ride to any public Arizona university  Your Valley

By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia. Joe Thomas. Ironwood High School senior Joe Thomas was awarded the Flinn Scholarship this week, which gives ...

Apache Junction football dedicating week to player killed in car accident  AZCentral

A day after Apache Junction's biggest football win of the year, a 53-52 thriller over Glendale that put it in position to clinch a 4A playoff berth in the final week of ...

Adjustments come too late in Coconino girls soccer team's home loss  Arizona Daily Sun

Coconino made some adjustments for the second half in a Grand Canyon Region match against Mohave on Thursday at home, but the Panthers couldn't ...

Police: Classmate provided gun in Glendale school shooting

Glendale police said one of the two girls in last week's murder-suicide at Independence High School obtained the weapon from a classmate, according to a ...

Historic Glendale arts and crafts bungalow celebrates 100th birthday  AZCentral

The Green-McAbee house in Glendale celebrates 100 years in October. The home's owners renovated the home while maintaining its historic integrity.

Former Glendale football coach dies after altercation | News  Glendale Star

Former Glendale High School varsity football coach Ben McIvor died July 29 from injuries sustained outside a sports bar.

Game of the Week: Higley seeks breakthrough win over rival Williams Field  AZCentral

The rivalry is back and Gilbert Higley (7-2, 3-1) is seeking its first varsity football win against Gilbert Williams Field (8-1, 4-0) in a 5A San Tan Region showdown.

azcentral Sports Awards Boys Athlete of the Week  AZCentral

To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star, go to The azcentral Sports Awards will be at ASU ...

Glendale High honored with Achievement Above All awards  Glendale Star

Glendale High School representatives were honored at the Achievement Above All ceremony Feb. 15. The annual event honors a teacher, student, staff member ...

High school football: A look at the key Week 10 games  AZCentral

Just two weeks till the postseason. Time for teams to battle for playoff position.

Summer Food Service Program kicks off in West Valley cities  Glendale Star

Summer break might be here, but that doesn't mean a break from meals for schoolchildren on the free or reduced-price lunch program.

It’s official: Lemonade will not become Arizona state drink  Cronkite News

The Arizona Senate voted 18-12 against making lemonade the official drink of the state of Arizona. Some lawmakers voted no because they said there are more ...

Barbara Ridge, who dreamed up ASU West campus, dies at 78  AZCentral

Barbara Ridge, an original visionary of Arizona State University's West campus and a longtime community advocate and business owner in Glendale, died ...

Thatcher football player plays after winning prior-contact appeal  AZCentral

Thompson produced a sack in his debut last week at the dome at Eagar Round Valley and in a 42-3 rout of what figured to be the second-best team in 2A.

Glendale High School celebrates 100th graduating class | Features  Glendale Star

Glendale High School celebrated its 2014 graduation May 29 by honoring the 100th graduating class.

Historic Glendale properties you need to see

Glendale, first settled in 1892 as a farming community west of Phoenix, has a number of historical neighborhoods, buildings and homes.

Spencer Rattler held out on Senior Night, but Pinnacle prevails  AZCentral

Pinnacle didn't need Rattler in its 23-7 win over Scottsdale Chaparral.

17 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.

This Glendale beauty school owner wants to offer free tuition. Here's how he plans to do it  Phoenix Business Journal

Will Mitchell, founder of Sigma Cuts School of Beauty in the West Valley, is changing his business model to allow students to receive their education for free.

Ian Hugh Tire and Auto – Glendale Rotary Business of the Year  Glendale Star

Old friends, even one from his earliest childhood, roasted Vice Mayor Ian Hugh at a luncheon Oct. 26, when he and his wife, Sharon, were honored as Glendale ...

Murder-suicide leaves 2 teenage girls dead at Independence HS  AZFamily

The bodies of Dorothy Dutiel, left, and May Kieu, right, both 15, were discovered outside near the cafeteria. "They were found next to each other and the weapon ...

10 ways you know you’re a Glendale native

Can you claim long-timer status? Here are 10 ways you can tell that you're a Glendale native.Glendale in the past decade or so stepped onto a larger stage as ...

Glendale mourns family killed in house fire

More than 50 Glendale high school students, families and neighbors gathered Saturady night to remember a mom and four kids killed this week in a house fire.

Family of accused school shooter breaks silence  ABC15 Arizona

They are the collateral damage in the double shooting at a Glendale high school and are more desperate for answers than anyone. The family of Dorothy "Dot" ...

Alex Spartz, Glendale High School Swim Team Captain, Paralyzed in Maui After Breaking Neck  Phoenix New Times

Alex Spartz, a 17-year-old Glendale high school student, is still in Maui after a July 13 beach accident left him paralyzed. The honor student, swim team captain ...

7 ways to donate to an Arizona classroom  AZCentral

Teachers are increasingly turning to the public for help to buy school supplies and classroom equipment.

Old fire hoses add protective layer to Desert Garden Elementary classrooms  Glendale Star

The Glendale Fire Department just recommissioned a decommissioned fire hose … sort of.

Phoenix teachers and musicians get stolen guitars back after break-in  AZFamily

A west Phoenix home belonging to two Valley teachers was broken into this week. The prized guitars they use in their side-gig as musicians were stolen.

Majority of Flinn Scholars heading to ASU | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

What schools do Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors have their eyes on? Harvard? Yale? Princeton? None of the above, and a little closer to home.

17 Valley men arrested for child sex crimes in undercover investigation

Seventeen Valley men were arrested for child sex crimes as the result of an undercover operation involving multiple agencies.

West Valley's top-scoring schools

What are the West Valley's top-scoring schools? We have the list.

Families will spend up to $1,355 per child on back to school, Backpack Index shows  AZCentral

Although families across the nation can expect to spend hundreds per student for school supplies and activities this year, there's some good news.

Glendale High School touts first-time Flinn scholar  Glendale Star

Emma Torres is breathing in rarefied air. She is the first Glendale High School student to receive a scholarship from the Flinn Foundation. The air she is ...

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Glendale welcomes Marty Robbins home | Features  Glendale Star

John Edmondson of Remar Productions wrote the following article about Glendale native son Marty Robbins and his legacy.

Arizona Then and Now: Downtown Glendale

Now home to a wide range of entertainment options and businesses, Glendale began as a temperance colony.

Photos: 14 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Many Valley school districts have passed over the century mark — or are rapidly approaching it.

Volunteers remove buffelgrass to save saguaros and prevent wildfires  AZ Big Media

As wildfire season approaches, volunteer groups work to remove an invasive plant species that thrives on fire and threatens the native plant population.

Grumpy Cat, Jordin Sparks and other notable West Valley residents  Arizona Republic

Scottsdale and Paradise Valley may have reputations as celebrity hot spots, but more than a few notable people have come from the West Valley. Some notable ...

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

High school alumni group plans 2017 'All Class Reunion'  Glendale Star

The GUHSD/GHS Alumni Reunion Committee has announced the date for the 2017 Annual Alumni Reunion. The reunion will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March ...

Obituary: Clarence C. Pendergast Jr. | Features  Glendale Star

Clarence C. Pendergast Jr., of Glendale, passed away Dec. 4, 2015 at age 87. A devoted family man, Clarence was a loving son, husband, father and ...

Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...

Arizona teachers wear the color red in fight for higher pay  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Arizona school teachers say they are tired of constantly being in the red with their finances. With that, the teachers wore red today to send a message that they ...

Briggs leads Glendale to win over South Mountain  Glendale Star

Rebounding from a heartbreaking loss to Laveen Fairfax, senior running back Isaiah Briggs scored five touchdowns as the Cardinals dominated Phoenix South ...

Arguments in education tax on rich comes down to fine (percentage) points  Arizona Capitol Times

The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on a tax hike on the wealthy to raise $690 million a year for education could depend on what a judge thinks of a.

Glendale street-naming ceremony honors singer Marty Robbins

Glendale, Ariz.---Glendale officials will celebrate famed native son Marty Robbins Monday by naming a section of roadway after the country music star.

Readers share their favorite West Valley memories

Remembering Glendale and the West Valley way back when.

Competition heats up for C-CAP high school culinary students  KABC-TV

Since 1990, Careers through Culinary Arts Program has provided over $50 million in scholarships to deserving high school students to further their careers.

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.

AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...

Glendale Rotary Students of the Month pursue excellence  Glendale Star

Every month, Glendale Rotary Club honors selected students from Apollo, Glendale and Independence high schools. For January, the Students of the Month are ...

Arizona Then and Now: Evolution of a school

Schools have long been a center of activity for the Phoenix area. Some of the Valley's oldest schools are still in use.

Best things to do with kids this weekend: Earth Day, cowboy shootout and family bike rides  AZCentral

April 20 through April 22, families in Arizona should visit the Earth Day event, the fake Cave Creek cowboy shootout and the Glendale bike ride event.

High school football round-up | Sports  Glendale Star

Cactus 61, Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain 23 – Sophomore running back Anthony Flores rushed for 204 yards on eight carries and four touchdowns as ...

Soccer brawl at San Luis High under investigation

Officials stopped San Luis' boys soccer game against Yuma Gila Ridge on Thursday with less than 10 minutes to play.

15 must-see Arizona high school football spring camps

Spring stops. College football coaches already are making the rounds to various high schools in the state. But with spring ball starting Monday for many schools ...

Suspension overturned for Arizona high school football player who praised God

An Arizona high school football player who was ejected when he pointed to the sky after a touchdown will be permitted to play in this week's playoff game.

From vandalism to kidnapping: 10 pranks from the UA-ASU rivalry  Arizona Daily Star

Pranks and vandalism have been a big part of the UA-ASU rivalry for years.Here's a brief history of some of the pranks between the two schools over the years.

Tempe history: Tempe gets its first high school

As the town grew, so did the voices for a dedicated Tempe high school.

West Valley street names range from historical to whimsical  Arizona Republic

How did streets in Glendale, Surprise, Peoria and the Southwest Valley get their names?

10 massive collections of historical Arizona photos

See our collection of historical photographs taken in communities in the metro-Phoenix area.

Greg Hansen: ASU's 'kidnapping' of Wildcats players turned in-state rivalry into uncivil war  Arizona Daily Star

On a February afternoon in 1938, Arizona athletic director Pop McKale announced the school's upcoming football schedule but strangely left the final week blank ...

Arizona Car Week revs up with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and other collector car auctions  AZCentral

Arizona Car Week kicks off this weekend with Barrett-Jackson, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, RM Sotheby's, Russo and Steele, Silver Auctions and ...

Flagstaff campus shooting suspect Steven Jones showed interest in firearms before NAU

NAU shooting suspect Steven Jones posed with his guns in social-media posts. A high-school friend recalls him as smart and a talented musician.

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman: John McCain devoted himself to America  AZCentral

Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, a friend and colleague, characterized Sen. John McCain as curious and tolerant, honest, and fair during his eulogy for McCain.

Ending the stigma: Programs create conversations about mental health in Arizona schools  Cronkite News

There are no standards for mental health education in Arizona schools. Each individual school district decides whether or how it will teach mental health.

Some Arizona parents are saying no to AzMERIT tests, but is it legal?

There are tests to determine if kids are ready for college, tests that help teachers figure out whether students are ahead or behind and Arizona's annual ...

Young or old, costume or no costume, you get a Halloween treat at my house  AZCentral

Kids, teenagers, elaborately costumed, even the barely costumed -- all are welcome on Halloween.

15 ways you can tell you’re a Gilbert native

GILBERT -- Can you claim long-timer status? If you can remember these 15 events in Gilbert's history, you can claim bragging rights:

O'Malleys faces discipline for not reporting assaults  Arizona Daily Star

It could take 45 days or longer for liquor department to make a decision.

Arizona Then and Now: Technology in the classroom

Advances in technology in Phoenix-area classrooms is changing the way our kids are being educated.

Coconino High School works out kinks in scrimmage  Arizona Daily Sun

The Coconino Panthers get a chance to work out the kinks with a scrimmage Friday night on Cromer Field against the Glendale Cardinals.

Weather extremes: Arizona's real hottest day ever

LAKE HAVASU CITY – Spend an hour, maybe less, on the curving, hilly streets here and you will know you have reached the hottest spot in Arizona. Not — with ...

Gilbert history: Mexican culture influences town

The influences of Mexican-American families like that of Willie Carrillo and others who made their mark in Gilbert's history.

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