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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Suicide, depression awareness comes to MUSD

Maricopa parents were asked to get uncomfortable Wednesday. Roughly 30 people attended a program by the Arizona-based “notMyKid” organization, which focuses childhood and adolescent depression...

Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ solid showmanship at MHS

A charming version of the stage adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” is playing at Maricopa High School this weekend. The dancing-and-springing production by...

MUSD override improvements sluggish but on track

The Maricopa Unified School District indicates it is on track implementing override funds despite fighting the tide of a state-wide teacher shortage, and a...

MHS mathematicians win 1st place

On April 10, Maricopa High School mathematics teachers Grant Hanks, Jerri Early, Morgan Dalton, Rebecca Walker and Chris Ansley took 110 students to the...

MUSD board honors students for achievements

By Michelle Chance         Over a dozen Maricopa High School students were recognized Wednesday at the Maricopa Unified School District Board Meeting for excelling in community...

MUSD to purchase new testing system

  By Michelle Chance The days of struggling with a burdensome assessment system will be over for teachers and students at Maricopa Unified School District beginning...

Gangs, drug intervention program presented to freshmen

About 500 freshmen at Maricopa High School heard a presentation this week from intervention specialists Rob and Lucinda Boyd. The founders of The Streets Don’t...

MUSD Rotary Club Kids of the month

The Maricopa Rotary Club honored their February Students of the Month at the Governing Board meeting March 29. Maricopa High School Senior and CAVIT student...

Brian Winter comes full circle at Maricopa High School

By Michelle Chance Maricopa High School will see changes in its administrative staff beginning in the fall. The current dean of students, Brian Winter, will...

Siegel: Classes help future elementary teachers overcome math-phobia

By Murray Siegel The Maricopa school system (MUSD) is in the process of hiring 50 teachers to fill positions created by the passing of the...

MHS DECA students, advisor shine at state

Thirty Maricopa High School DECA students attended the annual Arizona DECA State Career Development Conference On Feb. 26-28. Students faced competition from more than...

Travel Club gets official extracurricular nod at MUSD

By Michelle Chance A new Maricopa High School club will give students the opportunity to become cosmopolitan early in life. The Maricopa Unified School District Governing...

‘Future City’ state finalists present to MUSD board

By Michelle Chance Middle school students participating in the regional Future City Competition presented their projects to the MUSD School Board Feb. 22. Team Sura from...

Million-dollar math curriculum to get MUSD up to date

  By Michelle Chance The Maricopa Unified School District will go after a new math program. Wednesday, the Governing Board approved a committee’s authoritative power to recommend...

InMaricopa Spotlight: Coutre talks about putting override funds to use

Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board President Patti Coutre sat down with InMaricopa's Mason Callejas to talk about the challenges ahead for the district...

MUSD board delays modified calendar until 2018

By Michelle Chance The Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board approved a much discussed modified calendar Wednesday. However teachers, school staff and students won’t see...

MUSD seeks more input on ‘huge change’ in calendar

Maricopa Unified School District’s Governing Board decided Wednesday to further seek community feedback on an adjusted school calendar before they make a final decision. The...

School board members sworn in (gallery)

Incumbents AnnaMarie Knorr and Torri Anderson and newcomer Joshua Judd were sworn in as member of the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board before...

MUSD ramps up Alternative School plans

The Maricopa Unified School District’s governing board discussed at a Wednesday meeting an implementation strategy for the district’s newly founded Alternative Secondary Program. Per the...

Override sends 6th graders back to middle school

The Maricopa Unified School District’s governing board voted Wednesday to approve the relocation of sixth grade classes from the district’s six elementary schools to...

Getting to know Joshua Judd

Starting Jan. 11, the Maricopa Unified School District will have a new face on its governing board. In November, MUSD had just enough candidates to...

MUSD prepares to hire more teachers (video)

Large class sizes have been a concern at Maricopa Unified School District, and were a compelling reason for the voter-approved override. Santa Rosa Elementary...