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  It took nine rounds but John Reese, a student at Desert Wind Middle School, won the 2019 Maricopa Unified School District with the word...

Maricopa Wells Middle School students took first place in the Arizona Regional Future City competition at Casteel High School Saturday, and Desert Wind Middle...

With a high school already more than 200 students over capacity, Maricopa Unified School District is making moves for short-term solutions while weighing options...

Children’s Learning Adventure offers unique environments designed to capture a child’s imagination and encourages exploration. Each campus offers specialty classrooms and an outdoor playground that encourages students...

By Murray Siegel In October, Arizona Department of Education released school letter grades. Three Maricopa schools received the highest grade of A: Legacy Traditional, Pima...

Maricopa High School wrestling hosted two teams Wednesday in a home dual that was also Senior Night. The Rams defeated Camelback 29-20 and McClintock...

By Brian Petersheim, Realtor In the past, blogging topics have focused on buying/selling homes and the real estate market in general, but this time I...

On a night the Maricopa High School girls basketball team suffered a rare loss, the Rams honored two of their own for reaching the...

The Maricopa Unified School District has officially begun their recruitment efforts for the upcoming school year. The District will be recruiting for both classified and...

Arizona Department of Health Services lists four operating preschools that are state-licensed to teach ages 3-4. Maricopa Unified School District wants to expand that. MUSD...

This week, Maricopa Unified School District rolled out a new safety alert system district-wide.  SafeSchools Alert is a tip reporting service designed to give...

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway (MCGH) to plan for overnight road closures this weekend while construction continues...

  Children’s Learning Adventure is committed to helping prepare students for kindergarten through their comprehensive Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs. Their Lifetime Adventures® Early Learning Standards...

The 2019 Legislative session begins on Jan. 14, and our newly elected legislators will join their incumbent colleagues to begin the hard and critically...

Andrew Gallegos leads the Bright Start Kindergarten Prep class Wednesday morning at the Maricopa Public Library. The dozen students in attendance learned some of...

Ranked seventh in the state in 5A, the Maricopa High School girls' soccer team won an overtime match Tuesday against Willow Canyon, 2-1. The home...

By Rep. Mark Finchem HB2002 is a response to calls from parents and teachers to end political activism in the K-12 classroom. Parents expect teachers...

Maricopa is gaining more educational opportunities this year as two new charter schools plan to open in July.IF YOU GO What: A+ Charter Schools Open...

  Children’s Learning Adventure helps their students reach educational and personal goals by providing them with all the tools needed to succeed. The STEAM based...

A diverse collection of sports stories in Maricopa were interesting for different reasons in 2018. Some were about the new and shiny, others about...

A Maricopa High School baseball player has signed on to be a member of the inaugural baseball team for Park University - Gilbert. Nico Bandin,...

  This week about 180 Maricopa 14- to 18-year-olds are re-creating the handcart trek of western pioneers across the country. The re-creation, called a Youth Trek,...

Two members of the Maricopa High School varsity softball team have signed letters of intent to play at the college level. Chantel Holguin signed with...

A gang of St. Nicks participated in the annual  Santa Run at Copper Sky Dec. 22. Joshua Hoeh was the winner of the 5K...

  After a decade as Business Services director of Maricopa Unified School District, Aron Rausch abruptly resigned this month to go into retirement. Rausch, who was...

The Maricopa Unified School District leads the state in the number of new National Board Certified Teachers. Of Arizona's 87 new NBCTs, 11 of...

Hometown: Pensacola, Florida Reside in: Maricopa Meadows Maricopan since: 2006 Occupation: Realtor Family: Suzanne (wife) Haley (Daughter) and Brian jr (son) Pets: 4 rescue doggies- Cooper, Charli, Sadie and...

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...