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Eight graders from Maricopa Unified School District's two middle schools, Desert Wind and Maricopa Wells, came together Tuesday to mark the end of junior...

The mayor was 12 years old. The director of the Economic Development Department was just 11. And if they had the power, Maricopa would have...

Maricopa High School Air Force Junior ROTC presented its annual awards night Saturday with a series of honors and promotions  and a Change of...

Sequoia Pathway Academy celebrated the graduating class in commencement exercises Friday night. More than 70 seniors graduated from the charter school as Mayor Christian...

A Maricopa High School student is among the finalists announced for the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards. The MHS Theatre Company's production of...

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa presented the musical "The Wizard of Oz" to a full house Friday. Drama and choir students with live accompaniment from...

Ak-Chin was the latest tour stop for the World Long Drive competition. Airing live on the Golf Channel May 15, the event was the...

Nineteen Maricopa High School students earned national honors on the 2018 National German Exam (Level One). Freshmen Abigail Poland and Nathaly Zavala earned gold medals...

Maricopa High School hosted its annual Senior Honors Night May 14. It was a time to recognize hard work in the classroom and in...

Students of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) from Butterfield Elementary School spent their time lending support to those who need it the most. Over...

Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Maricopa High School AFJROTC cadets will be presenting the colors at the 30th annusl Run For The Wall Cross-Country Ride...

The class of 2018 at Maricopa High School and Sequoia Pathway Academy is filled with many goal-oriented, career-minded individuals. Learn about a few of...

By Henry Wade Hello Maricopa family, it has been some time since I penned a letter to the editor, primarily because there are times when...

By State Sen. Steve Smith With Arizona's 2018-2019 state budget now signed by the Governor, I wanted to clearly explain how the 20-percent teacher pay...

Faced with the choice between U.S. military academies that had accepted her, Maricopa High School graduating senior Dylan Hill announced her decision this month.   “I...

The fourth annual Music-a-Thon at Maricopa Unified School District filled the Performing Arts Center with music for seven hours Saturday. Bands and choirs from...

The Maricopa High School Theatre Company's second annual Miscast Cabaret last week was a fund-raiser to send qualifying performers to the International Thespian Festival...

  By law, 180 days of instruction are required in the Maricopa Unified School District. After a staff walkout, the district worked to accommodate six days...

Competitive long drivers swung into action Friday morning at Ak-Chin’s inaugural Smash in the Sun event on a custom field north of UltraStar Multi-tainment...

Courtesy of the Chance FamilyLearn more about Eloise Chance's part in Maricopa history in previous stories Part 1 and Part 2. Longtime area resident and...

Maricopa Unified School District’s Native American Education Program and its parent advisory committee (NAPAC) hosted their year-end Family Night on Wednesday, honoring past, present...

The fourth annual Music-a-Thon by Maricopa Unified School District is May 12, 1-8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 45012 W. Honeycutt Ave. Music-a-Thon features...

By Merry Grace Over the school year there have been several ongoing issues with MUSD buses like overcrowding and route delays. Recent articles have shed...

By Joan Koczor Assisted living is defined as a type of long-term care facility for elderly or disabled people who are able to get around...

A decisive victory in what is arguably track’s most exciting event capped off an impressive showing for Maricopa High School in the Arizona Track...

By Roger Wagner II Representative Finchem, Representative Leach, and Senator Smith, Thank you for representing Maricopa’s local education agencies in the 53rd Legislature. We appreciate the...

Saturday will be a busy day for Maricopa student-athletes. Several competitors from Maricopa High School advanced from preliminaries into the finals of the Arizona Interscholastic...

After a false alarm Wednesday, the Maricopa Unified School District announced Thursday it would reopen at the end of the week. All nine of MUSD’s...

By Bernadette Russoniello “I can’t afford college.” “I didn’t apply. I didn’t think I could afford it.” These comments resound among students in Maricopa and present a...

After telling students and parents classes would resume Thursday, Maricopa Unified School District now says "lack of progress at the Legislature" will keep doors...