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Teens face felony charges for online video showing student in bathroom  AZFamily

Three teens are facing felony charges after video of an 18-year-old student with autism, using a school urinal, was posted online in November, according to the ...

Police investigating threat to Mountain Pointe High School  ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix police are investigating a threat posted on social media toward Mountain Pointe High School. ABC15 received multiple messages from concerned ...

Raised In A Bat Bag: Kevin Crons Ready For Diamondbacks

Raised in a bat bag': Kevin Cron's Ready For Pros - Across Arizona, AZ - Kevin Cron talks about his career progression as the Arizona's heir apparent and what ...

AP students at Mountain Point High School carry trash for one week  AZFamily

Students in an AP Environmental Science class at Mountain Pointe High School were challenged by their teacher to carry their trash for one week to learn about ...

Student with disability recorded using urinal in school bathroom KPNX

PHOENIX — A Valley mom is calling for action against bullying after her disabled son was recorded using the bathroom at Mountain Pointe High School.

Mountain Pointe students to be disciplined after online threats, school says  ABC15 Arizona

Mountain Pointe High School officials say the individuals responsible for school threats last week have been identified.

Desert Vista pulls off miraculous play to beat Mountain Pointe in Ahwatukee Bowl  AZCentral

It was a play ran over in their dreams, and one they'll never forget for Desert Vista's first Ahwatukee Bowl win since 2011.

Steelers tight end Trevor Wood always has a well-known Pirate in his corner  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Trevor Wood remembers that his head was still spinning when he signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free-agent tight end in late April. He's trying to ...

Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.

Police still probing threat that disrupted Mountain Pointe High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Despite what they called “promising leads,” Phoenix Police have not yet made an arrest in connection with a social media threat that forced elevated security ...

'My child's behaviors and needs do not warrant mockery': Mom responds after video ridiculing son posted online  AZCentral

A mother is calling for change after Ahwatukee high school students shared videos of her son, who is autistic, inside a school bathroom.

Former Mountain Pointe HS and UofA star Kingery returns to Arizona with the Phillies  AZFamily

For Philadelphia Phillies infielder Scott Kingery, a game at Chase Field feels like a game at home.

Mountain Pointe product Cole Tucker taking Pittsburgh by storm with Pirates  AZCentral

PITTSBURGH – It was a scene right out “The Natural” as Phoenix's Cole Tucker came to the plate in the bottom the fifth for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a tie game ...

Mt. Pointe gets new principal, Anna Battle leaves Tempe Union  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Two veteran Tempe Union High School District administrators with longtime Ahwatukee connections have new positions – one no longer with the district and the ...

Mountain Pointe students prepare to grill board, LD18 candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Regardless of whether they're old enough to vote, about 44 Mountain Pointe High School students aren't sitting on the sidelines for the 2018 General Election.

Social media threat prompts increased police presence at McClintock High  AZFamily

Police are looking into yet another social media threat Tuesday, this time targeting McClintock High School in Tempe. This comes after a series of social media ...

Pride conductor forges ties with past, present band members  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School's Lionhearts Marching Band is on a mission to continually improve and add to its ranks, as graduating senior members mean ...

Parents, students on high alert after threats made to Valley schools  FOX 10 News Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Four Valley schools are on high alert this week after threats made against the schools were posted to social media. The most recent threats ...

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.

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.

Rewind: What we learned in Week 6 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Let's travel through Week 6 of the Arizona high school football season. There was magic in the air. Spectacular comebacks. Freshman flashes.

Mountain Pointe presents Neil Simon hit for last show  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Audiences likely won't be aware of it, but behind the scenes of Mountain Pointe High School Theatre Company's final production of the school year this weekend ...

More EV lawmakers backing suicide-prevention training | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Only days after a 16-year-old Mountain View High School student hung herself in her parents' garage, an Ahwatukee legislator last week introduced the latest ...

Tempe Union High School District makes strides in suicide prevention  AZFamily

Tempe Union High School District is opening up the conversation about suicide prevention to its entire staff, making it the first in the state to provide this type of ...

Student arrested after social media threats were made against McClintock High School  AZCentral

A McClintock High School student was arrested Sunday after threats were made against the school on social media, the Tempe Police Department said.

Mountain Pointe (Phoenix) big man Deandre Henry walks away from football to chase hoop dream  USA TODAY High School Sports

Not even an inquiry from defending national champ Alabama could change Mountain Pointe (Phoenix) junior Deandre Henry's mind about giving up football to ...

Larry Fitzgerald hosts 8th annual football camp in Phoenix March 30-31  AZFamily

The Larry Fitzgerald Football ProCamp presented by Brooklyn Bedding and Game On Mouthguards will be held March 30-31 at Mountain Pointe High School in ...

Friday Night Lights: Mountain Pointe  Mountain West Connection

This week brings us to Arizona to check out the football there.

Mountain Pointe thespians turn to mystery with 'Clue'  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's a dark and stormy night… Well, not in Ahwatukee except for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, at the Black Box Theater at Mountain Pointe High School, ...

Norris Vaughan resigns after leading Mountain Pointe through greatest football era  AZCentral

After leading Mountain Point to at least the semifinals in eight of his nine seasons, football coach Norris Vaughan has resigned.

A look at key games in Week 6 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season.

Gov. Ducey visits students at Mountain Pointe High School  ABC15 Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey stopped by Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee on Monday morning because a group of students convinced him to be their guest ...

2019 will be 'The Year of the Freeway' for Ahwatukee  Ahwatukee Foothills News

There may be many things this year will be known for, but one thing is a certainty: In Ahwatukee, 2019 will be the Year of the Freeway.

Area parents taking lead in teen suicide prevention  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Denise and Ben Denslow, LeAnn Hull and Tim Warnock know the endless pain parents suffer when their child dies by suicide.

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.

Mt. Pointe senior named Flinn Scholar | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The valedictorian of Mountain Pointe High School's Class of 2019 is one of 20 Arizona high school seniors who have been awarded a prestigious Flinn ...

Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram transform how today's teens bully each other  AZ Big Media

It was a Sunday night, at about 11. Sheila Pott heard sirens wailing and then a knock on her front door. A police officer stood outside, demanding her daughter's ...

Mountain Pointe adds ex-head coaches Conrad Hamilton, Ross Crow as coordinators

Former Chaparral football coach, ex-Agua Fria coach join Rich Wellbrock's staff at Mountain Pointe High School.

Arizona high school football rankings 2018  AZCentral

This is a look at the top 10 Arizona high school football rankings for the 2018 season. Rankings are updated here weekly throughout the season.

Mountain Pointe High School's music man returning home  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Leo Werner is back. The newly reappointed Mountain Pointe High School band and orchestra director has returned to the program he originated when the ...

Police investigating after reports of threat at Kyrene Middle School  ABC15 Arizona

Workers at a Tempe middle school checked students' backpacks as they arrived on campus Friday, after reports of a threat to the school.

Both local Catholic churches here to present joint concert  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Richard Guerra, director of music at the Parish of St. Benedict, likes to look at choirs like families.

Security at Ahwatukee schools the topic of two meetings  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Protecting children in Ahwatukee schools from the violence that has become all too common in the United States was on the minds of both Tempe Union and ...

Ahwatukee offers wide variety of Halloween diversions | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

What do you think of when you think of Halloween in Ahwatukee?

Mountain Pointe High teacher honored for robotics mentorship  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The prize-winning Mountain Pointe High School Robotics Club has claimed another honor. This time, its teacher-mentor, Mel Wendell, has been named the ...

news N'Keal Harry Among Local Products Invited To NFL Scouting Combine Arizona State wide receiver

Arizona State wide receiver could be a first-round pick.

Strongest Arizona high school football regions in each conference  AZCentral

There are no automatic state playoff berths for the region champions in football. But there are some gauntlet regions.

Week-by-week look at top Arizona high school football game for 2018 season  AZCentral

It could change once the high school football season begins, but on paper, these look like the top game each week in 2018: ...

Chandler knocks off No. 10 Mountain Pointe for Arizona 6A state title  USA TODAY High School Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Finally, Chandler can breathe easy. Eleven weeks after being humiliated, it found redemption Saturday night on the biggest stage.

Sack attack: Top 10 outside linebacker/defensive ends in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the guys who take a beeline to the quarterback in the passing game and are capable of dropping back into coverage.

Where are they now? Keeping track of Arizona HS football transfers  AZCentral

Every year Arizona high school football rosters change, and elite players move to another school. Where are they this year?

Active pro athletes who went to HS in the Valley  ABC15 Arizona

Did any of those athletes go to your high school? We take a look at over 50 active professional athletes, including those who still play in the NBA, NFL and MLB, ...

Breaking down the 'Tukee Bowl: Mountain Pointe vs. Desert Vista

Phoenix Mountain Pointe travels a few miles to Phoenix Desert Vista on Thursday night for the Ahwatukee Bowl, a football game that annually brings out the ...

Village Planning Committee names Elliott new chairman | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee will be led by a man who was appointed to the panel when he was still a Mountain Pointe High School ...

Mountain Pointe High promotes lifelong physical activity | Sports  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The physical education program at Mountain Pointe High School was featured recently at a research meeting in Boston.

news Underdog Emmanuel Butler Ready For NFL Shot Northern Arizona wideout at NFL combine alongside big

INDIANAPOLIS – Arizona State's star wide receiver, N'Keal Harry, sat on a raised podium at the NFL Scouting combine Friday afternoon and answered ...

Kyrene schools a family affair for new principal  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As the new principal at Kyrene de la Estrella, one of the first items Sarah Collins unpacked and pinned on the bulletin board behind her new desk was a fading.

Racist Picture Spells Big Trouble for Ahwatukee High School Girls  Phoenix New Times

Six Arizona high-school girls spelled the n-word with letters on their shirts during senior picture day. Someone took a photo and the image went viral, sparking ...

2-a-days: High school football region previews for 2018  AZCentral

This is a look at the region previews for the 2018 Arizona high school football season. The season kicks off Thursday with the first of 73 Week 1 games. Aug. 16 ...

MP alum Emmanuel Butler makes most of Pro Day experience  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Emmanuel Butler has always thought of himself as an underdog.

Lock down: Top 10 Arizona high school cornerbacks for 2018 football season  AZCentral

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football cornerbacks this season.

Countdown: 50 things to watch for in the 2018 Arizona high school football season  AZCentral

With Wednesday marking 50 days before the first Arizona high school football game to be played in 2018, let's look at 50 things to look forward to this season: ...

Arizona high school football teams that could surprise in 2018

A look at Arizona high school football teams in 2018 that could pull off surprises.

N-word controversy at Phoenix high school altered their senior year, changed district's efforts to combat racism

PHOENIX -- A brief Snapchat photo altered lives, changed the conversations at a suburban Phoenix high school.

Rich Wellbrock poised to become new Pride football coach  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Pride have found the new leader of their pack. Tempe Union High School District officials announced Tuesday they would recommend that the governing ...

Tempe Union gets ready for the new school year  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe high schools prepare to go back to school on Aug. 3, along with students from across the Tempe Union High School District ...

She drove the numbers, now she's 'The Auto Professor'  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Norma Hubele has a vision. And if you drive a motor vehicle, you may want to pay attention to it. The Ahwatukee professor has put her impressive academic ...

His goal: make Ahwatukee Country Club a go-to destination  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's not easy getting a seat quickly at the Ahwatukee Country Club on a Friday night ever since it started offering an all-you-can-eat fish fry.

Five things to watch this week in Super 25 football  USA TODAY High School Sports

Coaching is about making the right call: There was a lot riding on Friday's originally scheduled game between No. 24 St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, Md.) and ...

Peoria Centennial's football dynasty was a long work in progress  AZCentral

Richard Taylor started Centennial's football program in 1990, then dwarfed by Peoria and Cactus in the Valley's Northwest.

Mountain Pointe thespians jazzed about daring play | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Corey Quinn admits he likes to take risks. But it's not in the lab at Mountain Pointe High School, where he teaches biology, but on stage, where he has been the ...

Ahwatukee now has its own candidate running for mayor  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's official: Ahwatukee has a native son of sorts in the race for Phoenix mayor.

Butler Ready To Seize Opportunity In Indianapolis  Sports360AZ

After a standout career at Mountain Pointe High School and NAU, Emmanuel Butler is hoping to put on another show at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

Shooting threat stopped at Mountain Pointe High School  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe parents and students were notified of a possible threat to the school, which was stopped right away Thursday morning.

Andres Adan Barraza | Meet The Ld18 Candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

NAME: Andres Adan Barraza. Age: 34. Immediate family: Amanda Molina (Mother) Miguel Barraza (Father) Nerina Gutierrez (Sister) Darian Barraza (Brother) ...

Ex-Ahwatukee school volunteer gets year in jail for sex with student  Arizona Republic

David Trujillo, 27, pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor from when he was a volunteer at Mountain Pointe High in Ahwatukee.

41 Arizona public schools earn Arizona Educational Foundation A+ School of Excellence™ Award  Arizona Education News Service

The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 41 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award for the ...

Western New Mexico thrilled for chance to take on Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

The Mustangs, a Division II team, made the 3-hour drive to Tucson on Monday morning.

A 20-year reunion: First freshmen class at Mountain Pointe to get together Oct. 17  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The first freshmen class to ever enter Mountain Pointe High School is coming back to its old stomping grounds for its 20th high school reunion this October.

EV parents taking the lead in teen suicide prevention  East Valley Tribune

Denise and Ben Denslow, LeAnn Hull and Tim Warnock know the endless pain a parent suffers when their child dies by suicide.

Her son gone, mother reaches out to prevent student suicides  Cronkite News

I love how you treat me,” was one of the last things 18-year-old Mitchell Warnock said to his mother before committing suicide a year ago.

Valley’s own Liberatore, Gorman selected in first round of MLB Draft  Arizona Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks wouldn't pick until No. 25 in the 2018 MLB Draft but there were some strong Valley ties to the draft before the D-backs picked.

Casteel football dreamed big from the beginning  AZCentral

Casteel began four years ago with a vision of greatness. Now it joins big-school football with a showdown against the powerhouse to open new era.

NAU's Butler Using Chip on Shoulder to Chase NFL Dream  Sports360AZ

While at Mountain Pointe High School, Emmanuel Butler had the size and big play capabilities to play at the next level. At 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, he averaged ...

Citing discrimination, JC football players explain suit against MCCCD  Cronkite News

Citing racial bias, junior college football players explain suit against Maricopa County Community College District. Several met with media Thursday.

Grieving EV moms talk of their sons' suicides  East Valley Tribune

One by one, grieving East Valley mothers displayed photos of their sons who are part of the region's suicide cluster, pleading with the state Senate's Education ...

Eason leaves MP after dream season; Fauske interim coach  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It was a short but sweet run for Duane Eason as Mountain Pointe High basketball coach.

Loading up: Who has the toughest football schedule in each conference?  AZCentral

Arizona high school football has become a meat grinder for some schools. Here is a look at the toughest schedule in each of the six conferences.

'No more silence': 15,000 swarm Capitol at March For Our Lives rally in Phoenix  AZCentral

Thousands of people and students gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24, 2018 to protest mass school shootings and raise awareness for gun ...

With teacher walkout looming, AIA moving forward with high school state tournaments  AZCentral

Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Director David Hines said, even with a teachers' walkout looming Thursday, spring sports state tournaments will go ...

More South Mountain trailhead upgrades due in Ahwatukee  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's easy to dismiss the upcoming trailhead improvement projects at South Mountain Park because their scale is so much smaller than the extensive makeover ...

WorkBridge program at Tempe Union gives special needs students real work experience  Ahwatukee Foothills News

On a chilly Thursday afternoon, Desert Vista High School junior Ava Posta worked contentedly at Pomegranate Cafe in Ahwatukee Foothills, stamping pastry ...

Former Mountain Pointe employee found dead Wednesday from self-inflicted gunshot wound  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Higley Unified School District athletic director Art Wagner, 42, was found dead near Higley High School Wednesday morning, according to the Gilbert Police ...

Saguaro coach Jason Mohns blindsided by AIA football rankings  AZCentral

Scottsdale Saguaro coach Jason Mohns was a little blindsided Tuesday when the first Arizona Interscholastic Association football rankings of the season were ...

Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.

Land deal: $23M for TU, 197 homes for Ahwatukee | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The sale last week of one of Ahwatukee's few remaining large developable tracts of land has made Tempe Union High School $23.04 million richer and will ...

Ahwatukee 10-year-old All Stars rolling in tournament  Ahwatukee Foothills News

While their older counterparts suffered a narrow, last-inning loss in the District 13 tournament, the Ahwatukee Little League 10-and-under all-stars won their ...

Pola-Mao leaving Pride, aims to play for Chandler High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Star defensive lineman Matthew Pola-Mao is leaving Mountain Pointe High School and transferring to two-time defending state champion Chandler High.

3 seniors hope to power Pride girls softball team to playoffs  Ahwatukee Foothills News

In four years, Mountain Pointe High School's girls softball team's three seniors have experienced just about everything Arizona high school softball has to offer.

21 win awards at 'Oscars' for educators in Tempe

The Tempe Diablos, a longtime community *service* group, honored 21 educators from schools throughout the city this month. The Excellence in Education ...

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