Education

Maricopa High School Theatre Company performed a scene from "Beauty & the Beast" at the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theater Awards June 3. Lillian Chitwood and Carlos O. Venegas were nominated for lead performances, and Venegas won for Outstanding Vocalist. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

It was as close as most Arizona high school students will get to the Tony Awards. Maricopa High School students showed off just a bit...

Fernando Ramirez won an award at the Pinal County Court “Character Counts” essay contest. MHS Principal Renita Meyers and English teacher Wendy Black attended the ceremony with him. Submitted photo

A Maricopa High School freshman received honorable mention in a countywide essay contest. Fernando Ramirez was one of 3,400 students who participated in the Pinal...

MUSD school board and coach Sheldon Hutchinson (back, center) honor track athletes Terrell Handy, P.J. Austin, Jacob Cowing, Longman Pyne, Frank Jones and Darrell Handy. Photo by Michelle Chance

By Michelle Chance Spring athletes and artists received recognition during the Maricopa Unified School District’s Board meeting Wednesday. Track and field coach Sheldon Hutchinson presented certificates...