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Valley teenager arrested after school threat online  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX — A Valley teenager has been arrested after a threatening message toward schools surfaced online. Tempe Police Department officials say they were ...



Ahwatukee News Valley teen pleads guilty to role in video showing teen with autism in restroom  ABC15 Arizona

An Ahwatukee teen accused of sharing a video of a classmate with autism using the restroom has pleaded guilty to a class five felony, according to the Maricopa ...



From baseball bloodlines to the White Sox, Garvin Alston Jr. is ready to make a name for himself  ChicagoNow

When the White Sox selected Garvin Alston Jr. in the 2019 MLB Draft, they got a player who has been around the game for a long time even though his ...



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 ...



Mountain Pointe students face felony charges after recording teen with disabilities in bathroom  12news.com KPNX

Three Mountain Pointe High School students are facing felony charges after recording a teen with disabilities in the bathroom and then posting the video on ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Student with disability recorded using urinal in school bathroom  12news.com 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.



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.



'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.



3 Mountain Pointe HS students charged for bathroom recording of autistic boy  12news.com KPNX

Three Mountain Pointe High School students are facing felony charges after recording an autistic teen in the bathroom and then posting the video to SnapChat.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Leo Werner strikes up Mountain Pointe's bands | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School's band and orchestra are soaring in achievements and numbers and no one is more thrilled than their director, Leo Werner.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Kirk Fauske resigns as Mountain Pointe basketball coach  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Kirk Fauske has resigned as the head coach of the Mountain Pointe High School basketball team after just one season.



‘Raised in a bat bag’: Kevin Cron feels prepared for Diamondbacks opportunity  Cronkite News

It took six seasons in the minors, but Kevin Cron remains grateful for his opportunity with the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty ...



Jalen Graham makes commitment to ASU official  AZCentral

Arizona State's basketball signing class for 2019 is nearly complete as Jalen Graham (Mountain Pointe High School) and Caleb Christopher (Phoenix Hillcrest) ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 (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 ...



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 ...



Bike ride leads Mountain Pointe student to find her 'calling'  Arizona Education News Service

When Lola Fox heard about iCanBike she felt compelled to volunteer. It's hard to say who got more out of the experience – Lola or her rider, 12-year-old Luke ...



Mountain Pointe boys basketball team ranked 12th in the country  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Mountain Pointe High boys basketball team has cracked the national top 15 in MaxPreps' latest rankings.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Friday Night Lights: Mountain Pointe  Mountain West Connection

Welcome to another installment of Friday Night Lights. Every Friday from now until November, we will be posting an interview with a different high school coach.



2019-20 AJ High School Administrative Team Confirmed | Education | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

At the July 9 Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board meeting, the Board approved Dr. Patricia Goolsby and Bill Hazell as assistant principals ...



Teaching teens the impact of social media  FOX 10 News Phoenix

As celebrity controversies swirl over social media posts they made in the past, social media experts and school officials are hoping to teach the younger ...



Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram transform how today’s teens bully each other  AZFamily

PHOENIX (CRONKITE) – It was a Sunday night, about 11. Sheila Pott heard sirens wailing and then a knock on her front door.



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.



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.



Making news: OUAZ, Sierra Tucson, OneAZ, LAVIDGE, Youfit  AZ Big Media

Ottawa University Arizona (OUAZ) has awarded two full-tuition and four partial-tuition scholarships to six high school graduates, who have achieved stellar GPAs ...



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 ...



More on what the Diamondbacks can expect from Kevin Cron  AZ Snake Pit

Kevin's father is Chris Cron, who played two years in the majors and was managing his son on the Reno Aces up until this call-up. Cron is a local boy - at least to ...



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. The rankings were released ...



Hometown kid Cole Tucker hits first-career homer at Chase Field  Arizona Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Cole Tucker was the fan favorite at Chase Field this week and homered to a loud ovation on Tuesday.



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, ...



Teens face felony charges for posting video showing autistic student in bathroom  KCTV Kansas City

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



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

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



Underdog Emmanuel Butler Ready For NFL Shot  AZCardinals.com

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



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.



N'Keal Harry Among Local Products Invited To NFL Scouting Combine  AZCardinals.com

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



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



GALLERY - Makoa Big Man Challenge  Sports360AZ

The 1st annual Makoa Big Man Challenge at Chandler high school was a success. Chandler, Desert Edge, Red Mountain, Higley, Highland, Mtn Pointe, ...



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 ...



Pride basketball alumnus Kaimarr Price hired as coach  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As Kaimarr Price walks into the gymnasium at Mountain Pointe High School, memories from his time at the school as a student-athlete come back to him.



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.



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: ...



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 ...



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?



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.



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.



A Ray of hope: Successful coach back as youngsters emerge in MP tennis  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When Day Ray returned to coach Mountain Pointe boys' tennis last season after a five-year hiatus, the Pride had been through a long skid without reaching the ...



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.



'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 ...



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

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



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.



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 ...



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

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



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.



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 ...



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.



Major (League) Pride - Former Prep Teammates Cron and Kingery Square Off  Sports360AZ

By Sarandon Raboin. As part of their ten-game road trip, the Arizona Diamondbacks are stopping in the “City of Brotherly Love” to face the Philadelphia Phillies.



Desert Vista principal leaving, joining predecessor at ASU Prep  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee is losing its other longtime public high school principal.



Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings  AZCentral.com

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.



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 ...



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.



She drove the numbers, now she's 'The Auto Professor'  East Valley Tribune

Norma Hubele has a vision. And if you drive a motor vehicle, you may want to pay attention to it. The Chandler company executive and ASU professor has put ...



Game on for robotics at GCU for FIRST competition  GCU Today

Hundreds of high school students on more than 40 teams competed at the Arizona West Regional FIRST Robotics event Friday and Saturday at GCU Arena.



New girls basketball coach hits the ground running at Mountain Pointe  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Walk into the gymnasium at Mountain Pointe High School and you'd be convinced that the Pride girls basketball team was in the middle of a state championship ...



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

Emmanuel Butler has always thought of himself as an underdog.



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 ...



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.



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.



IMG Academy moves into No. 2 spot, Mountain Pointe (Phoenix), Roswell (Ga.) climb into Super 25  USA TODAY High School Sports

IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) knocked off one Booker T. Washington to help itself pass another Booker T. Washington for the No. 2 spot in the Super 25 high ...



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.



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 ...



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.



MP alum Alex Lewis representing family on biggest stage  Ahwatukee Foothills News

There is a special bond that Alex Lewis and his two sisters, Taylor and Avery, share with their mother, Kimberly.



Kevin Cron feels prepared for Diamondbacks opportunity | Sports  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo summed it up perfectly.



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