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'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.



Valley student bullied, video shared online  ABC15 Arizona

Amanda Steele believes it takes one person's experience to incite change. That's what started a recent call to action at Mountain Pointe High School.



Police investigating threat to Mountain Pointe High School  ABC15 Arizona

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



VIDEO: Social media threat at Mountain Pointe HS  AZFamily

The Phoenix Police Department is actively investigating a social media threat directed toward Mountain Pointe High School Sunday night.



VIDEO: Police presence after threat to Mountain Pointe HS  AZFamily

Extra police will be present at Mountain Pointe High School after a social media threat.



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.



Mountain Pointe HS: Students made online threats  ABC15 Arizona

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



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. "It's pretty special," said Kingery before Tuesday night's game.



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 ...



TU campus security tuneup brings changes to Mountain Pointe  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Both Tempe Union High and Kyrene school districts are continuing to address security concerns in their buildings and Mountain Pointe High School students ...



Mountain Pointe DB Lacarea Pleasant-Johnson driven by mom's spirit  AZCentral

Lacarea Pleasant-Johnson has a tattoo of his mother's name on his biceps to keep her close on the football field.



Arizona Diamondbacks add five to the 40-man roster  AZ Snake Pit

As we prepare for the winter meetings and the Rule 5 draft, the Diamondbacks protected five prospects.



Game of the Week: Top prospects in the Mountain Pointe-Desert Vista game  AZCentral

A look at the top college prospects fans can see during Friday's Desert Vista-Mountain Pointe football 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.



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 ...



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 ...



Mountain Pointe offers blockbuster 'High School Musical' | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

It's been called a modern “Romeo and Juliet” and a contemporary “Grease” for tweens.



Mountain Pointe HS head football coach resigns  ABC15 Arizona

Norris Vaughan is stepping down after nine seasons as the head football coach at Phoenix Mountain Pointe High School. Vaughan, who led the Pride to a 99-19 ...



Mountain Pointe reloads under new coach with eye on wins  Ahwatukee Foothills News

One by one, players on the Mountain Pointe football team walked across the school parking lot to the practice field, placing a hand on the sign that reads “Mark ...



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.



Friday Night Lights: Mountain Pointe  Mountain West Connection

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



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 ...



'Lady' course offered to Mountain Pointe High girls  Ahwatukee Foothills News

If the music of “She's a Lady” starts echoing down the corridors at Mountain Pointe High School this spring, there'll be a reason for it.



Phoenix Mountain Pointe hires Rich Wellbrock as next football coach  AZCentral

Rich Wellbrock and Phoenix Mountain Pointe believe there is a fit that will help the Pride prosper past coach Norris Vaughan and continue to contend for 6A ...



Mountain Pointe High star will shine in Hall of Fame  Ahwatukee Foothills News

During her college playing career at Stanford, Nicole Powell was considered one of the top women's basketball players in the nation.



Tempe Union bus catches fire while taking students to school  AZCentral

More than 50 Mountain Pointe High School students were on the way to campus Monday morning when their bus caught fire. No injuries were reported.



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 ...



Huge 6A tilt headlines Week 7 story lines in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

The biggest 6A game of the year is on tap, leading 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines for Week 7.



A look at key Week 6 games 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. During homecoming, Gilbert Highland watched fireworks light ...



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 ...



azcentral Sports Awards Girls Athlete of the Week  AZCentral

Chandler's Mykah Anderson had 46 points, making eight 3-pointers, and grabbing seven rebounds with five assists and eight steals in a 90-35 win over ...



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

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



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 ...



Traces of meth found in classrooms at Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee  azcentral.com

Trace amounts of meth were found in three classrooms at Mountain Pointe High School in the Ahwatukee Foothills neighborhood of Phoenix.



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

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



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: ...



Arizona high school football teams that could surprise in 2018  AZCentral.com

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



Mountain Pointe football runs away with victory over Pinnacle  AZCentral.com

Mountain Point defeated visiting Pinnacle 58-34 on Friday in a matchup of two formidable 6A opponents.



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche.com this week.



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 ...



DV online threat prompts warning by DiCiccio | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Another online threat against a school in Ahwatukee – this time at Desert Vista High – has prompted city Councilman Sal DiCiccio to warn of the stark penalties ...



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

McClintock High School was the third Tempe Union High School District school to receive a threat on social media within 48 hours, officials said.



PHX native, UA alum gets big deal with Phillies  ABC15 Arizona

The Phillies are banking on the graduate of Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix.



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.



Mountain Pointe safety Kenny Churchwell feints toward ASU football, picks UCLA  AZCentral

Mountain Pointe safety Kenny Churchwell, playing the 'eeny, meeny, miny, mo' game Friday, initially picked up an Arizona State hat.



Game of the Week: Top prospects in the Chandler-Perry game  AZCentral

A look at players from Chandler and Gilbert Perry who might make it big in college football after their high school careers.



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?



Teacher pay protests come to Ahwatukee today | Local Schools  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The protests by Arizona elementary and high school teachers over their pay and the refusal by the governor and State Legislature to do much about it was to ...



'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 ...



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: ...



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.



Sunrise Mountain suspends 7 players, 5 starters, for Ironwood game  AZCentral

Sunrise Mountain coach Steve Decker said seven players, five starters, are suspended for Friday's game because of team violations.



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.



'Shrek' livens up Mountain Pointe stage | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Forty-four East Valley actors, singers and dancers and one intrepid thespian from Tucson culminate three weeks of intensive daily rehearsals with the full-stage ...



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.



Former volunteer teacher from Mountain Pointe High School accused of sexual conduct with a minor  ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

AHWATUKEE, AZ - A former volunteer teacher for Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee has been arrested for allegedly having sexual conduct with a ...



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.



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

A daily look at two Arizona high school football regions leading up to the 2018 season.



Mountain Pointe girls' basketball team on a roll  Ahwatukee Foothills News

While the Mountain Pointe High School boys basketball team and first-year head coach Duane Eason are taking the 6A conference by storm this season, the ...



Neighbors: Mountain Pointe High chess players reviving the school's club  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School chemistry teacher Rick Carter is surprised and delighted by what he's seen with the chess club this year.



Pride falls to Pinnacle High in basketball championship  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The memorable 2018 season for Mountain Pointe High School's boys basketball team came to a bitter end Wednesday as the Pride fell to Pinnacle High 76-60.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Arizona high school football scrimmages on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  AZCentral

Here is a look at the top Arizona high school football scrimmages a week before teams tee it up to open the 2018 season.



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, ...



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 ...



Analysis: Five things the Arizona Interscholastic Association needs to get done  AZCentral

The NBA isn't the only free agent frenzy. Transfers haven't let up in Arizona high school sports. It's among items the AIA needs to address.



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.



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 ...



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.



Chandler Wolves embrace record heat, big expectations during first football practice  AZCentral

Chandler ran through plays, drills and got enough breaks to get through the first day of football practice as it prepares to defend its 6A title.



Rich Wellbrock leads new era of Pride football  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Rich Wellbrock understands that he is following a football coaching legend at Mountain Pointe High.



What has happened to Cinderella in Arizona high school football?  AZCentral

A 5-5 team that barely got into the 6A state football playoffs as a No. 15 seed suddenly became the focus. As soon as Avondale Westview finished off No. 2-seed ...



People can now call her Doctor Amy Picone  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee resident Amy Picone made it official this month.



What 'Ahwatukee' really means to us after 40 years is 'home'  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Growing up in Tucson, I'd cruise up Interstate 10 at 75 mph heading into the big city looking for fun. In the 1970s, suddenly I noticed there were homes south.



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.



Rio medalist Will Claye earns Mountain Pointe honors  azcentral.com

Rio Olympic medalist Will Claye returned to his alma mater for an induction into the Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame.



Corbin Smith bringing back Karl Kiefer swagger to McClintock football  AZCentral

In Year 2 of the Corbin Smith coaching regime, McClintock believes it can win like it used to in the Karl Kiefer era of the '70s and '80s.



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.



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.



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

Whether teams will have coaches, it is uncertain. But the Arizona Interscholastic Association is moving forward with spring sports state tournaments.



Mountain Pointe Theatre Company production resonates today | Communityevents  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Drama teacher Kim Bonagofski had a particular goal in mind when she selected the first play of the season for the Mountain Pointe Theatre Company.



No. 1 Mountain Pointe loses QB Noah Grover to broken leg  azcentral.com

In a matter of three weeks, top-ranked Phoenix Mountain Pointe went from looking like a legitimate top 10 football team in the nation to one that now appears ...



Williams Field's Steve Campbell returns to football roots planted by his dad at Norco  AZCentral

Steve Campbell is going home, but he said his trip to Norco, Calif., isn't about him but Williams Field traveling out of state for the first time.



High school sports seasons to continue despite strike  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The impact of the Arizona teacher strike could stretch to ball fields and tennis courts if school districts decide to cancel their varsity and junior varsity playoff ...



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.



Teen activists speak out against Gov. Ducey's school safety plan  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Students organizing the weekend March For Our Lives rally at the Arizona State Capitol in Downtown Phoenix are speaking out against Gov. Doug Ducey's ...



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.



Phoenix Mountain Pointe football team prominence built with discipline, pride  Arizona Republic

Norris Vaughan led Mountain Pointe to its first state championship season last year.



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.



Power couple Santistevans open shop in Ahwatukee | Real Estate  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee Realtor power couple Mary Jo and Mike Santistevan have opened shop closer to home.



Some Arizona parents and students grow weary of school closures  AZCentral

Arizona teachers walked out for a fourth day Tuesday as part of the #RedForEd movement, and plan to remain out Wednesday.



'Is this real?' Former Arizona Wildcats standout Scott Kingery relishing big leagues  AZCentral

Scott Kingery has come a long way in his baseball career. The former Mountain Pointe and Arizona standout is shining with the Philadelphia Phillies.



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

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 ...



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.



As Seen on GMAZ: Monday, Oct. 29 | Good Morning Arizona  AZFamily

Motivational Monday: Turner Stanek National Powerlifting Champion.



Local teen devotes Girl Scout project to suicide prevention  Ahwatukee Foothills News

An Ahwatukee teen is completing her project for her Girl Scout Gold Award by trying to save the lives of despondent young people who are contemplating ...



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