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CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an elementary school teacher faces second-degree murder charges after causing an accident that left another woman dead.
With the deadline nearing to make a tax credit contribution for the 2014 tax year, both the Peoria and the Chandler Unified School Districts have teamed up for a challenge that will ultimately help students in both districts.
What defined Chandler in 2014? A lot of things, including the destruction of two notorious eyesores, the death of a pair of police officers within a one-week span, continuity among the city’s elected officials, and a near-gold medal for one Chandler native.
Gilbert’s 2014 was filled with a mix of progress and tumult among its governing entities. Its main school district continued to earn high marks but still went through a contentious year, while the town government itself currently faces a suit in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jolie’s Place is known for being a little Chandler eatery. But, just because it is little, doesn’t mean the restaurant can’t give back in a big way.
One day it was hats, another day a giant inflatable whale, after that it was rocks. Chandler Councilmember Kevin Hartke is always bringing in something interesting for Maria Acosta’s sixth-grade class at Galveston Elementary.
It’s been a good, long run for Hamilton High School principal Fred DePrez. But he has decided the time has come for him to walk away.
On behalf of the Chandler Unified School District Governing Board, I would like to thank our community members, parents and volunteers for enabling the Chandler School District to achieve the ranking of “Best School District In Arizona” by the Niche organization in their 2015 national ranking. CUSD has an outstanding staff of administrators, teachers and support personnel, but it takes an entire community to lift a district of more than 40,000 students to be rated as the best in our state of more than 250 districts.
The Friday night lights shined the brightest over the city of Chandler on Nov. 28.
Santan Junior High School’s cheer squad recently took first at a regional competition to qualify for a national championship.
Months of uncertainty for state educators concluded on Nov. 3 with the selection of a new state assessment test, although the details concerning the implementation of the exam remain up in the air.
Chandler and Tempe voters will have plenty to vote for on the ballots in the Nov. 4 general election.
Supporters of the Mesa Public Schools override say the $31.8 million dollars at stake are vital to keep the school district afloat, but opponents say the district would use those funds inefficiently.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the 2014 Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Students and parents at the Higley Unified School District’s two high schools can learn more about college options at an event on Oct. 2.
This year’s homecoming at Chandler High school was a little bit bigger than usual. That’s because, in addition to the regular festivities, the school also celebrated its centennial.
Santan Junior High School
1550 E. Chandler Heights Road
(480) 883-4600 or CUSD80.com/SJHS
A member of the Chandler Unified School District and built in 2002, Santan Junior High School is a “B” rated school by the Arizona Department of Education. Santan also sports several clubs like the LEGO Robotics Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, book club, and student council to buttress the academic and athletics programs.
Andersen Junior High School
1255 N. Dobson Road
(480) 883-5300 or CUSD80.com/AJHS
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Chandler Center for the Arts
250 N. Arizona Ave. (480) 782-2680 or ChandlerCenter.org
Opened in 1989, Chandler Center for the Arts hosts plays, dance performances, musical productions and visual arts, regularly bringing in a mix of local and national artists.
The center, which is a shared facility between the city and the Chandler Unified School District, is home to more than 1,000 events per year, ranging from student productions to nationally renowned acts. The performances are spread between three stages, including the 1,500-seat main stage, the 350-seat Hal Bogle Theatre and the 250-seat recital center, giving community members access to a variety of free and ticketed productions.
Michelle Mac Lennan, general manager of the Chandler Center for the Arts, said the Best of Chandler nomination was terrific to hear.
“That’s wonderful that we were nominated. We are celebrating our 25th anniversary, so it’s a great time to be recognized,” Mac Lennan said.
Bourbon Jacks Bar & Grill
11 W. Boston St.
(480) 664-1738 or BourbonJacksAZ.com
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
(520) 796-7777 or WinGilaRiver.com
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School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Aug. 4.
Chandler residents will soon see an increase in their property taxes.
School districts across the East Valley educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education on Monday afternoon.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
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 state and national averages. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding educational programs at all grade levels.
Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified School District begin on July 21. Students at Higley Unified School District, Kyrene School District and Tempe Union High School District start classes on Aug. 4; the Tempe Elementary School District begins again on Aug. 5; and sessions at Gilbert Public Schools and Mesa Public Schools start on Aug. 6.