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By Angela Askey Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing The Central Arizona College (CAC) chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS) recently held...

Born in 1946 in Ak-Chin, Armida Mattia learned the art of O’odham basketweaving from her grandmother. Her baskets have been presented to governors, senators...

By Murray Siegel Each school-day morning, a bevy of yellow school buses head north on State Route 347. These are not Maricopa district (MUSD) buses taking...

By Bernadette Russoniello Colleges and universities frequently use the terms “fit” and “match” to help students determine their best educational options. Match reflects a student’s...

As Apex Motor Club begins to rise out of 278 acres on the northwest corner of State Route 238 and Ralston Road, Club members...

As far as Desert Wind seventh-grade Blended Learning student Gabriella Fisher can remember, her mind was "constantly swimming with all sorts of stories and...

The Maricopa High School girls' soccer team improved its record to 3-2 with a blowout home victory over Sunnyside, 10-0, Monday. Junior Senaya Cowing...

Children’s Learning Adventure’s curriculum ensures daily exposure to STEAM-based learning through multiple learning environments designed to provide authentic learning activities in a meaningful context....

A new disc golf course is coming to the Copper Sky Recreation Complex. It is expected to open by Jan. 26, in time to host...

Maricopa High School and Desert Wind Middle School choirs performed a winter concert Thursday to a packed house at the Performing Arts Center.

The varsity basketball teams at Maricopa High School are having opposite fortunes during the young season. After Thursday's home loss to Notre Dame Prep 67-39,...

Maricopa High School varsity and junior varsity wrestling hosted Sierra Linda and North Canyon in a dual meet Wednesday and came out ahead. Both Rams...

It’s not unusual for a large corporation to experience technical difficulties, but the communication issues at Maricopa Unified School District this week had a...

Maricopa High School's bands performed the annual Pass in Review concert, featuring symphony, chamber orchestra and marching band playing music from their competitions this...

They don’t just teach students. How did they do that? Butterfield Elementary’s successful strategy to rise from a C to an A school: Revamp the master...

By Bob Marsh I repeatedly see Facebook posts asking, “What services are available to seniors in Maricopa?” The question is coming from seniors who want...

Children’s Learning Adventure’s curriculum ensures daily exposure to STEAM-based learning through multiple learning environments designed to provide authentic learning activities in a meaningful context....

Maricopa High School Dance Department's Performance Company presented its annual showcase Friday and Saturday in the Performing Arts Center, this year with the theme...

Coasting to the finish, the Maricopa High School girls’ basketball team defeated Apollo Tuesday, 60-49, despite scoring only two points in the fourth quarter. The...

Maricopa High School varsity soccer had solid openings for the season Tuesday. The boys had a 4-0 home victory over McClintock. Senior Brandon Ortega and freshman...

  Young children are impressionable, which is why it’s important to set a good example. At Children’s Learning Adventure, Maricopa staff members embody the characteristics...

In voting for 5A San Tan's All-Region football team, a Maricopa High School senior was named First Team in three positions, and six other...

  Maricopa High School’s new girls’ basketball coach will surprise you. Rashawn Calvert has taken over the reins of the Maricopa team this year, but this...

By Scott Bartle Dear Readers, Unbelievably, the holiday season is upon us. Halloween is in the rear-view mirror, and now folks are counting down the number...

Three schools in Maricopa have earned A-ratings from the state as announced this fall, and other schools showed marked improvement. A Butterfield Elementary (MUSD) Legacy Traditional School...

How did they do that? Butterfield Elementary’s successful strategy to rise from a C to an A school: *  Revamp the master schedule *  Use data results...

  For Desert Wind Middle School music teacher Roger Wagner II, classes are about more than sick beats and woodwinds. In addition to teaching kids how...

Fourth graders grilled Maricopa’s mayor and city manager on meaty issues of the day, from economic development and traffic to cows. Tuesday, Christian Price...

 A child’s school break doesn’t need to be a break from mental stimulation. At Children’s Learning Adventure, students are always gearing up for a...

By Joan Koczor Persons of any age can become a victim of a scam. Senior citizens are the most susceptible. Financial scams targeting seniors have become...