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Kyrene superintendent lists progress toward achieving district's enrollment stability. By Wrangler NewsEditor on January 6, 2017 
In this first-of-the-year issue of Wrangler News, we pay tribute to two members of the Kyrene School District's Governing Board who have served ...
Tax credit donations help Kyrene schools get stronger ... The Kyrene School District, located at 8700 S. Kyrene Road, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 ...
... middle school dance stood in nervous clusters on Kyrene Altadeña Middle School's ... My assignment as a teacher at the school Halloween dance was to ... The KEA is the district's branch of the Arizona Education Association and ...
As mildly humiliating as that all was, my visit to Milenio left me in admiration of what these kids were doing and how Kyrene School District is ...
... Ahwatukee school's student body, from kindergarten through fifth grade, as well as all other schoolsthroughout the Kyrene District were participating ...
But Kyrene School District officials are prepared to continue free all-day K, ...With the override, the district's outside revenue for kindergarten totals ... 
As the Kyrene School District's new superintendent, Dr. Jan Vesely, shared her priorities during two recent community forums, it became clear that ...
Kyrene School District wants Ahwatukee parents with young children to have a chance to learn about all its 19 schools and various pre-school ...
As I promised six weeks ago, I deliberately avoided any comment on the campaigns in Legislative District18 and the Kyrene and Tempe Union school ... 
Together with Robert Myers, Blades started the first Kyrene School District ... Since that initial launch, other Kyrene schools have started their own ...
Dr. Christine McDougall, director of school effectiveness for the Kyrene school district. In turn, Vesely chose Dr. Christine McDougall in the newly ... 
The Ahwatukee Foothills News asked all four candidates for the governing board of Kyrene School Districtto write a column on this question: What ... 
The Kyrene School District covers 25 schools and more than 17,500 ... from the questionnaires they answered for the Ahwatukee Foothills News.
Located on the campus of Kyrene de los Niños Elementary School, the ... Kyrene Foundation, the district's fundraising and community support arm. 
School bus safety is a top priority in Tempe Elementary and Kyrene districts. The safety records provide more than ample proof. (Tempe Elementary ... 
 
The new school year is moving with lightning pace, but Kyrene's new ... Entry and Planning,” to thedistrict's Governing Board during a recent retreat.
Kyrene School District has found a different way to handle some of these youngsters, one that in most cases turns their lives around, according to ... 
By Wrangler News Editor on September 6, 2016 No Comments ... electives to middle-school students, the Kyrene district is announcing an expansion, ...
By Wrangler News Editor on September 6, 2016 No Comments ... Overseeing the transition of Kyrene del Norte into a dual language academy is a job ...
Kyrene School District is participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, offering free or reduced prices to ...
Although the new school year won't begin until Aug. 1 for Tempe Union and Kyrene school district students, classes began Monday at Horizon Honors ... 
The report is a good news, bad news message for Kyrene officials ...
“When I knew Jan had been named Kyrene Superintendent and then saw the posting for assistant superintendent, I knew I had to pursue that,”...
Alex J. Walker/Wrangler News ... Her educational credentials should be useful in her new role in Kyrene as she is responsible for supporting school ... 
Officially, Dr. Jan Vesely didn't start her job as the Kyrene School District's new superintendent—but that was only on paper. For weeks prior, she kept ...
Families in the Kyrene School district will get a chance to enroll their pre-school age children in one of two Early Learning Centers the district will ... 
After years of hand-wringing over budget cuts, Kyrene School District officials have good news for its 17,000 students, parents and teachers in their ...
Generally, it's students who brag to their families about earning an A+. Now, the district can boast of the same high marks for two schools at Kyrene ...
Before all the celebrating, Kyrene de los Cerritos Elementary School ... gowns,” said Nancy Dudenhoefer, spokesperson for the Kyrene School District. 
The growing nationwide program adopted at Kyrene middle schools says it all: We're a place “Where Everyone Belongs.” WEB, the acronym by which ...
Middle school students in Kyrene Community Education's Minecraft CREATE ... director of marketing and communications for Kyrene School District. 
Kyrene School District now runs 85 percent of its school bus fleet on propane autogas. An on-road alternative engine fuel, propane autogas costs less ...
Dr. Jan Vesely, a deputy/assistant superintendent in Tucson's Sunnyside School District and a veteran educator, has been offered a contract to ... 
SRP has teamed up with the Kyrene School District in hopes of teaching ... Currently, the SRP School of Energy program is being taught at Kyrene ... 
Throughout April, employees and volunteers at the Kyrene Foundation collect ... Wishes Come True takes place at the Kyrene District Office and is set up ... eighth-grade promotion and to concentrate on their transition to high school.
 
Flexibility for families is a key component for Kyrene Summer Academy. ... “It captures the kids' imagination, and it also mimics real life in a lot of ... 
Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Schauer, the chief executive for the high-performing school district for the past 10 years, will retire in a few months. 
More and more these days, Kyrene Middle School administrators are saying out with the old and in with the new by implementing innovative ... 
... of student learning and support services in the Kyrene School District. ... A long-standing teaching philosophy in the Kyrene district is to develop the ... 
The Kyrene School District is in the beginning stages of offering a Fine Arts Academy at Kyrene de la Paloma Elementary School and Kyrene del ... 
The organizers behind the camp began assembling the leaders of all the after-school programs from around Kyrene two months ago, bringing ... 
Principal Jocelyn Sims talks with sixth-graders in the WEB program on the first day of school at Kyrene Centennial Middle School on Monday, Aug. 
District results on the assessment tool showed that Kyrene schools are performing substantially better than the average school district in Arizona, with ... 
The Kyrene Governing Board has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development to facilitate the search for ... 
Race action from the Kyrene School District Cross Country Invitational at ... At Kyrene's Centennial Middle School over one hundred 6th, 7th and 8th ...
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The Kyrene School District also values and supports music education as an educational experience for students, says Kelly Alexander, director of ... 
Last year, the Kyrene School District replaced 37 diesel buses with Thomas Built propane models. Eric Nethercutt, the school district's facilities and ...
It is the first school in the Kyrene School District to be selected as a Blue ... As well, Lescher said being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School is a ... 
The Kyrene School District is one of the most successful in the state, serving more than 17,000 students while maintaining a consistent “A” rating. 
The Kyrene School District has a reputation for innovation and high academic outcomes. Now, it hopes to build on that status by being first in the state ... 
It's just the start of the school year, but enrollment figures always interest the Kyrene Governing Board, so officials supplied a report of student ...
Dr. David Schauer, superintendent of the Kyrene School District, also noted the ... He also touted the district's excellence in fine arts and athletics.
Students in the Kyrene School District returned to class this month and noticed things had changed a bit from when they began their summer break.
And some Tempe school districts will also join in on meatless Mondays, ... Amanda Conti with the Kyrene School District learned that the hard way. 
For 30 years Kyrene de la Colina Elementary has been serving students in the Kyrene School District. The school, which serves grades kindergarten ... 
Principal Jocelyn Sims talks with sixth-graders in the WEB program on the first day of school at Kyrene Centennial Middle School on Monday, Aug. 
Classes in the Kyrene School District are back in session and many teachers have a whole new set of techniques and tricks to get kids engaged and ... 
 
Here in Kyrene, we employ a workforce of nearly 2,400 people, all of whom understand they play an important role in providing a quality educational ... 
Both have been in education for more than 20 years and are thrilled to be continuing their careers with the Kyrene School District. Stephanie Phillips. 
For the Kyrene School District Meet the Teacher Night will be on Wednesday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. for middle schools and Thursday, July 30, from ... 
 
Brand new teachers to the Kyrene School District received their first peek into how the district works on Monday at a new teacher orientation at Kyrene ...
Kyrene kids participate in pilot water science program
Water isn't an abundant resource, but now kids in the Kyrene School District may be better prepared to protect it in the future thanks to a grant from the ... 
Kyrene Adventure Tours
Kyrene Adventure Tours is a field trip-based camp and is the most popular summer camp the Kyrene School District offers. It's open to incoming third- ... 
Kids learning coding: Classes offered through Kyrene and Microsoft
Coding is a skill that's in demand and may be more so in the future. This week kids in the Kyrene Summer Adventures Camp got to learn a little more ... 
Always learning: Kyrene alumni return to teach
It's been years since Ben Kahn was a student in the Kyrene School District, but he's never really left the school he grew up in and the experiences he ...  
Kyrene superintendent will retire next school year
"His positive impacts on the district are many and will remain long after he departs as our superintendent," Kyrene Governing Board President Ross ... 
Kyrene students raise money for the Kyrene Foundation
Fourth-graders from four schools in the Kyrene School District participated in an art project called Peace & Love in Our Community, which centered on ...
Kyrene middle school students battle over book knowledge
Ahwatukee resident Allysa Adams is a parent of two children who attend schools in the Kyrene School District. She teaches journalism at the Walter ...
21 win awards at 'Oscars' for educators in Tempe
Kyrene Middle School language arts and reading teacher Mark Wenz, who won the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Kyrene Elementary School ...
Awarding teachers: Tempe Diablos host annual awards dinner
This year Tina Schuler, a fifth-grade teacher at Kyrene de los Lagos Elementary School was named Teacher of the Year for the Kyrene School District. 
School highlight: Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School
Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School is a smaller Kyrene elementary school, but Principal Michael Lamp said the school may have the most ... 
Kyrene Traditional Academy receives national nomination
KTA is one of five schools throughout all of Arizona to receive a nomination, and the first Kyrene school in the district to receive a nomination. Christina ... 
Taste of Kyrene to benefit Kyrene Foundation
The event brings together businesses and community members from within the Kyrene School District to raise money for kids and families in need 
Tempe council adopts standards for out-of-school programs
Glider said all 25 schools in the Kyrene School District have out-of-school time programs that have pledged to uphold the standards set forth by the ...  
Kyrene District congratulates spelling bee winners
Congratulations to the winners of the Kyrene District Spelling Bee. The top six spellers will now move on to the Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, ... 
Thanks for the memories…
... 82, and Irene Groves, 92, the Hanger sisters, both look back on memories from their Kyrene Elementary days. [Billy Hardiman/Wrangler News].
Kyrene hosts Community Play Day
Schools around the Kyrene School District will also display their own activities such as Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary School's Mallet Masters; ... 
Kyrene board advances boundary study
New boundaries for elementary schools in the Kyrene district have been approved, and the initial changes are expected to begin for the 2015-16 ...

 
 
 
 
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