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'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 ...

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.

Student Resource Officer to be placed into every Glendale public high school  FOX 10 News Phoenix

In response to the Parkland school shooting last month, followed by the Maryland shooting earlier this week, the City of Glendale wants to be more proactive in ...

Local Roundup: CHS girls soccer falls in opener at home, 8-1, to Cactus  Arizona Daily Sun

The Coconino Panthers girls soccer team opened the season on an 8-1 loss at home Tuesday against the Cactus Cobras, dealing with injuries and academic ...

How the City of Glendale intends to pay for new school officers  AZFamily

The City of Glendale intends to pull money from several sources to pay for new school resource officers. Starting Monday, a school resource officer will be staffed ...

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.

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 ...

Walden Grove's Rick Avelar voted Week 10 Top Performer in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the Top Performers for Week 10 in Arizona high school football. To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star of the Week, ...

2 students killed in shooting at Glendale high school  Arizona Daily Star

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

Former Cactus High School teacher Allen Scott Johnson pleaded guilty to charges he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student in 2011.

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

Barbara Ridge, 78, died Wednesday. She was one of the original advocates for an Arizona State University campus in the West Valley.

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 ...

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.

Forfeits crush Douglas' turnaround football season  AZCentral

From 0-10 last season to a 5-0 start this year, Douglas was feeling great until paperwork discovered ineligible players and crushed its season.

Eagles to rely on depth in backfield against Dysart  Arizona Daily Sun

After a back-and-forth season-opening loss to Glendale, the Flagstaff Eagles football team might be going into its second game of the season against the Dysart ...

Holes in state data suggest Glendale school shooting never happened  AZFamily

An on-campus shooting at Independence High School in 2016 left two students dead and drew national attention, but according to the school safety records ...

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

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

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 ...

Catalina Foothills football coach Jeff Scurran stepping down after season  AZCentral

Jeff Scurran, one of the greatest coaches in Arizona high school football history, told his Catalina Foothills players after practice Monday this is his last season.

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.

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

Arizona lawmakers are pushing to pass a budget with teacher raises, which could happen in the next day. These are the latest developments.

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

Two teenage girls were shot dead at Independence High School in Glendale just before 8 a.m. on Friday, police confirmed in a news briefing. "They were found ...

Glendale basketball player takes high road after racist taunts during Mesa game

Glendale Mountain Ridge player remained poised amid racist taunts at high school basketball game in Mesa.

Eagles looking to seniors to get season back on track  Arizona Daily Sun

Seven weeks into the 2018 football season the Flagstaff Eagles (2-4, 1-2 in Grand Canyon Region) are still without a win in Flagstaff.

Report: Glendale HS bookstore manager embezzled $70,000

A Glendale high school bookstore manager was indicted after state investigators claimed she had embezzled more than $70000 through a skimming operation.

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.

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.

GRASSIE, Walter David  Arizona Daily Star

GRASSIE, Walter David. Born December 29, 1934 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He attended Glendale High School and as a Boy Scout attended the 1951 World ...

Arizona Then and Now: Downtown Glendale

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Readers share their favorite West Valley memories

Remembering Glendale and the West Valley way back when.

Glendale police arrest 'Trench Coat Flasher'  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Police have arrested a man who they say flashed several high school girls at a bus stop near 65th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

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.

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.

Gunter Siegfried Merhaut  Tahoe Daily Tribune

August 20, 1945 – May 11, 2018. Gunter Siegfried Merhaut of South Lake Tahoe passed away unexpectedly on May 11, 2018. The only child of Gisela and ...

West Valley's top-scoring schools

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

Invest in Ed initiative could be hanging on difference between 'percent' and 'percentage point'  Kdminer

PHOENIX – 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 ...

Photos: 14 historic schools in metro Phoenix

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

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. Here are ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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?

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.

Scottsdale High band uniforms stir memories of school

SCOTTSDALE -- As Cat Dragon, director of the Scottsdale Community College Performing Arts Center, came across a shabby cardboard box and inside she ...

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.

Ex-Glendale mayor, Arizona lawmaker Sterling Ridge dies

The man considered the father of Arizona State University's West Campus, and a former Glendale mayor and state lawmaker, died last week.

Phoenix-area refugees celebrate their journey to new lives on World Refugee Day

Event honors achievements by recently relocated refugees.

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 ...

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 ...

SRP CEO reflects on his 40 years at the utility as he retires this year  Phoenix Business Journal

When Mark Bonsall started working at Salt River Project in September 1977, he was an analyst and a recent graduate with an engineering degree from Arizona ...

Tempe history: Tempe gets its first high school

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

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.

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 ...

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:

Arizona Then and Now: Technology in the classroom

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

10 massive collections of historical Arizona photos

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

Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In the Boys High School Class of 2017  SwimSwam

The versatile sprinter is the life-blood of an NCAA program. And Scottsdale (AZ)'s Ryan Hoffer is the best one on the recruiting market since Caeleb Dressel in ...

Arizona Then & Now: Winter rains and floods

Some of the state's most savage flooding has occurred in winter.

One Direction fans swarm UofP stadium in Glendale

60000 people are expected to attend the One Direction show, the demographic of which will mostly be females under age 17.

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.

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

I love Halloween. As a kid, I roamed for miles on Halloween and dragged home a pillowcase full of candy. As an adult, I had to pull back a little. (Apparently it ...

Arizona Then and Now: Back to school fashion

The start of a new school year renews that age-old battle between students and school officials over dress codes.

10 things teachers wish kids and parents would do

Want to have your best school year yet? Well, so do your teachers. We asked six Phoenix-area educators how students and parents could upgrade their ...

Randy Friese: Public safety and violence prevention  Arizona Daily Star

In recent weeks, several more gun-violence-related deaths have occurred across the nation. Unfortunately, Arizona finds itself, once again, in the midst of these ...

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 ...

Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct

Letter to the editor: There are some of us who think fondly of what used to be the South Mountain Rebel.

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.

Arizona's top high school football prospects: 2017 class

The 2017 football class in Arizona promises to be among the best in state history filled with great athletes.

Hamilton trustee hopeful defends Facebook 'humour'  HamiltonNews

A Ward 5 candidate for public school trustee admits he posted a joke about ugly women on his Facebook page, but insists he had no role in another one telling ...

When mealtime was for family discussions and history lessons

Scottsdale history: Family meals once were the place where the day's events and memories of times gone by were shared.

Arizona Then & Now: Cold and snow

The lowest temperature recorded in Phoenix was 16 degrees. And there's occasionally been snow.

Kurt Warner is Desert Mountain's new offensive coordinator

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner leads Scottsdale Desert Mountain during spring football before new coach arrives in the summer.

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.

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 & Now: Buffalo Soldiers

African-American soldiers, known as Buffalo Soldiers, served in the Western U.S. after the Civil War.

All-Arizona high school boys soccer team: 2014-15

A look at the players who were selected to the All-Arizona high school boys soccer team for the 2014-15 season. The All-Arizona and All-State boys and girls ...

Historic Peoria school gets facelift

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.

The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

5 young entrepreneurs find debt-free success, credit ASU

Profiles of five successful Arizona entrepreneurs give a peek into the habits of modern, Millennial business owners.

Marian Diamond, known for studies of Einstein's brain, dies at 90  UC Berkeley

Marian Cleeves Diamond, one of the founders of modern neuroscience who was the first to show that the brain can change with experience and improve with ...

Paikin Miller mum on Hamilton school trustee candidacy  HamiltonNews

Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MPP Paul Miller's wife is running against the employee who filed a human rights complaint and a dozen union grievances against ...

Nearly 2300 ASU grads flourish thanks to Obama Scholars program  Arizona State University

As President Barack Obama's term ends, the scholarship he inspired has graduated nearly 2300 students from ASU. The Obama Scholars program, ...

Saguaro OL Kayden Lyles expected to play senior season in Wisconsin

Scottsdale Saguaro football coach Jason Mohns said it is a strong possibility that junior offensive lineman Kayden Lyles will play his senior football season in ...

Arizona Then and Now: Old Town Scottsdale

Scottsdale, an upscale destination for winter visitors, has agricultural origins.

Arizona Then & Now: Canals around the Valley

The vast networks of canals that deliver water to the Phoenix area are also great places for recreation.

Is traditional trick-or-treating dead?

Some metro Phoenix residents say few trick-or-treaters showed up this year as Trunk or Treat events have grown. But it wasn't the case everywhere.

Yuma Catholic scores late to top Coronado in Division III boys soccer title game

It took nearly 70 minutes before Yuma Catholic finally got the bounce it needed.

FBI investigating Sheriff's Department over spending  Arizona Daily Star

The FBI is interviewing Pima County Sheriff's Department employees in a probe of possible misuse of public funds and corruption. Three employees within the ...

Arizona: Then and now

This week, we look at a view of unpaved 48th Street looking north across the Salt River toward Phoenix. Now sections of 48th Street are part of State Route 143, ...

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