Education

Current administrators Rick Abel (left) and Thad Miller are settling into their new roles, respectively, as interim high school principal and interim Maricopa Wells Middle School principal after the resignations of Renita Myers (top) and Mallory Miller.

The first few tumultuous months of the 2017-18 school year for administrators in the Maricopa Unified School District have concluded. With resignations from a principal...

Aidyn Curtis and Collin Martin play Kate and Petruchio in a modernized version of “The Taming of the Shrew” created by Maricopa High School Theatre Company. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

For its fall production, the Maricopa High School Theater Company is performing William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” But it won’t quite be...

Diego Villareal and Sara Earle were honored by Maricopa Rotary at an Oct. 25 meeting of the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board as Students of the Month. Pictured behind them are Rotarians Alma Farrell and Joanne Ortega and MUSD board President Patti Coutre. In back are school board members Joshua Judd, AnnaMarie Knorr, Gary Miller, Superintendent Steve Chestnut and school board member Torri Anderson. Photo by Michelle Chance

  Outstanding students in the Maricopa Unified School District were highlighted for their academic efforts during a school board meeting Wednesday night. Maricopa Rotary Club Youth...

From left, MAC Superintendent Greg Main, Master Gardener Dave Brady, SNAP-Ed Instructional Specialist Carol Diemer and County Extension Director Edward Martin discuss the possibilities of a small-acreage farming program for new growers. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

So, you want to be a farmer?IF YOU GO What: Small-Acreage Farming Opportunity When: Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m. Where: Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road Info: http://cals-mac.arizona.edu/  The...