News HeadlinesPeoria High Peoria, AZ News

Peoria High School News Submitted by Alumni

Peoria High School News From Around The Web

Suspect shot in officer-involved shooting in Peoria released from hospital  AZFamily

A suspect who was shot in the face during an officer-involved shooting near Peoria High School has been released from the hospital and booked into jail.



Peoria News Police say Peoria teen made up claims against teacher Associated Press 7:36 AM  ABC15 Arizona

PEORIA, AZ — A Peoria high school teacher has been cleared of allegations of having an inappropriate relationship and the teen that made them may face ...



Price is right: Peoria High senior running back can do it all  AZFamily

PEORIA (3TV/CBS 5) -- Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or ...



Peoria school building added to National Register of Historic Places  KTAR.com

PHOENIX – A high school building in suburban Phoenix was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. Peoria High School's Old Main building ...



VIDEO: Magic man: Peoria's Price electrifies high school football  AZFamily

Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or a football.



Knecht leaves legacy at Peoria Unified  Your Valley

Kathy Knecht served 12 years on the Peoria Unified Governing Board and was honored with a standing ovation at a public meeting Dec. 11. She will term-out at ...



Landmark Peoria building deemed historic  Your Valley

Future generations will now get a glimpse into Peoria's past, thanks to a recent naming of Peoria High School's Old Main on the National Register of Historic ...



VIDEO: Controversial penalty forces Peoria wide receiver to miss homecoming game  AZFamily

A senior wide receiver from Peoria High School won't take the field for the homecoming game because of a controversial penalty.



Peoria football player benched for homecoming game after controversial penalty  AZFamily

PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The crowd goes wild for the incredible catch by No. 2, and even more wild for the touchdown!



HIS STORY WILL BE HEARD: Kaleb Brown overcomes speech impediment to lead change on, off court  Your Valley

Peoria senior point guard Kaleb Brown poses for a photograph on Feb. 6 at Peoria High School. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps]. February 11, 2019 ...



A Fresh Scent in an Old Classic | Cactus vs Peoria  Sports360AZ

It's the 40th anniversary of the first Cactus vs Peoria rivalry game. Take a look back at the history and future of this storied rivalry.



Editor looks back, forward: 2018 was a year of growth, planning in Peoria  Your Valley

By Philip Haldiman Independent Newsmedia. Much of the news coming out of Peoria in 2018 centered around growth and its effects, as well as planning for the ...



Controversial TD Celebration Suspends Arizona HS Senior for Homecoming Game  Fanbuzz

For many high school football players, especially seniors, the homecoming game is one of the most special moments growing up. It's a shame Peoria High ...



Athletes in Class of 2019 starts to sign with college programs  Your Valley

Centennial football seniors Kieran Clark, left, and Carson Keltner sign national letters of intent to play college football for Nevada and Air Force, respectively.



Rumors debunked of shooting threat for Peoria High School  AZCentral.com

Police say they couldn't locate the source of the rumor that spread on social media Wednesday.



Larry Fitzgerald signs mural painted by Peoria High School students  12news.com KPNX

The Cardinals' star receiver showed up to Matthew Glover's art class at Peoria High School and autographed the mural his students have been working on this ...



Football: Peoria vs Desert Edge  Your Valley

Peoria's Micho Cordero runs with the ball against Desert Edge on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley ...



Peoria Notre Dame Principal Dies  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria Notre Dame High School's principal died Tuesday. Peoria police and the county coroner's office were called to Randy Simmons' home on North Avalon ...



Former Peoria AD, high school sports visionary Rick Johnson dies  AZCentral

Rick Johnson was way ahead of his team as a football and wrestling coach and high school administrator at Peoria and Liberty.



Peoria Unified holds events in remembrance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

Several schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...



Police investigating threats on social media targeting Sunrise Mountain High School  AZCentral

The threats targeting Sunrise Mountain High School were made Tuesday morning from at least two separate twitter accounts.



Arizona player faces suspension after controversial ejection for high-stepping  USA TODAY High School Sports

Arizona senior wide receiver Cameron Torres made a difficult catch along the sideline but was penalized for high-stepping into the end zone.



Events around Peoria celebrate Earth Day throughout April  Your Valley

Peoria is hosting events throughout April to celebrate sustainability, environmental stewardship and conservation in support of Earth Day. Help celebrate by ...



Liberty wrestling team, Tarik Sutkovic shine at 53rd annual Peoria Invitational  Your Valley

Liberty wrestling celebrates its second place team finish - out of 35 teams - at the 53rd Peoria Invitational Jan. 12 at Peoria High School. [Courtesy Jovita ...



Mesquite boys basketball outlasts Peoria in first round overtime showdown  Your Valley

Peoria's Malachi Potee attempts a layup against Mesquite on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps].



Larry Fitzgerald signs giant mural created by Peoria students  Arizona Sports

A mural of Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald got one last tweak on Wednesday. It received a signature, not of the artist, but of Fitzgerald himself.



Peoria Unified re-opens its oldest educational asset - Old Main  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified School District will re-open its oldest educational asset - Peoria High School's Old Main - in a special dedication ceremony held from 7:30 a.m. to ...



Married Peoria high school teachers arrested in sex crimes case  AZFamily

Two teachers at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria were arrested on Friday in connection with a Peoria Police Department investigation of sexual conduct ...



Historic Peoria properties you need to see  azcentral.com

Peoria is home to a number of historic buildings and homes that show its trajectory from a small settlement it was to the large city it is today. See what's listed on ...



Historic Peoria school gets facelift  azcentral.com

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.



Pair of Panthers prepare for Division I college football careers: Price joins Golden in committing to a FBS program  Your Valley

Peoria's Juwaun Price runs with the ball against Cactus on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps]. December ...



MEN FOR ALL SEASONS: Cameron Torres adds third sport, remains loyal to Panthers  Your Valley

Peoria senior shortstop Cameron Torres fields a ground ball in between innings as a warmup against Desert Edge on April 2 at Peoria High School. [Jacob ...



From one point guard to another  Your Valley

Deer Valley's Johny Diaz drives to the basket during a 4A semifinal game against Catalina Foothills on Friday, Feb. 22 2019 at Grand Canyon University in ...



Peoria High School students honor Randy Johnson with mural  azcentral.com

Peoria High School students painted a mural on their art building of former Arizona Diamondbacks and Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson.



A year after the teacher walkout, a timeline of Arizona's #RedforEd movement  AZCentral

It's been a year since Arizona teachers walked out of their classes for six days. This is how they got to that point and what has happened since.



1 man dead, 1 arrested after Phoenix officer-involved shooting in Maryvale  AZFamily

One man is dead and another is facing a murder charge after an officer-involved shooting in Maryvale.



PD: Centennial High School lockdown lifted after reports of student with gun  ABC15 Arizona

Police are continuing to investigate after a student was seen with a gun at a Peoria high school Friday morning, prompting an hours-long lockdown.



The 2018 All West Valley Preps football team  Your Valley

Centennial junior Jaydin Young returns a kickoff for a touchdown against Higley during a 5A semifinal game on Nov. 16, 2018 at Willow Canyon High School in ...



Deer Valley half-court defense perplexes Peoria  Your Valley

Deer Valleys Jackson Leyba drives to the basket against Peoria on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Peoria High School in Peoria. [Jacob Stanek/West Valley Preps].



APS Professional Women's Group hosts Career Day for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

APS Women in Search of Excellence employee networking group hosted 92 high school students and 17 teachers for 2018 Career Day at the APS Deer Valley ...



Peoria staying true to its deep football roots  azcentral.com

Peoria football players practice in the throw-back 1980s jerseys, the ones worn by Eric Guliford and its current coach, William Babb, in 1986 and '87 when the ...



Peoria museum closes due to dispute over rightful leaders of historical society  AZCentral

Two groups claim to be the real Peoria Historical Society. Meanwhile, the city's history museum and other related buildings have shuttered.



Police Officer Tases Student, Following Fight at Peoria High School  Peoria Public Radio

Five female Peoria High School students have been arrested or face school discipline, following a fight that resulted in one student getting tased.



Peoria Unified holds commemorative events in observance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

A number of schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...



BERKELEY BOUND: Liberty defensive tandem of Braxten Croteau, Ryan Puskas formalizes commitment to Cal Golden Bears  Your Valley

Liberty seniors Braxten Croteau, left, Ryan Puskas pose on Dec. 19 after signing letters of intent at the PSBN room of the Peoria high school. Croteau ...



Cactus High hosts Junior ROTC Patriot Games  Your Valley

Sunnyslope student Jason Lewis, Jr., returns a volley during a volleyball game. [Bette Sharpe/Special to Independent Newsmedia]. March 8, 2019 Education, ...



Ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes weighs plea  azcentral.com

Prosecutors have what jurors want to see- video evidence- in the case of an ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes with students, a judge said Thursday.



Peoria alum graduates Air Force basic training  Your Valley

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chelsea Lawler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Peoria High School drama teacher arrested for sexual assault  Peoria Times

Former Peoria High School drama teacher Werner Alcid Girard was a trusted teacher for nearly seven years before being arrested June 2 and charged with ...



New Mexico State football hosting official visits this weekend  Las Cruces Sun-News

Doug Martin said that spring practice would take place sometime in early March. This weekend, the Aggies host a group of 12 recruits on official visits, including ...



Peoria High School grapples with loss of freshman student, teammate  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria High School's football team is mourning the loss of its teammate Tommie Forest. The freshman running back and receiver was shot and killed last.



Boys and Girls Clubs honor West Valley teens at annual gala  Your Valley

From left, Tyler Ebbat, Rachel Ann Howard and Tania Castillo are among those who will be honored Feb. 23 in Scottsdale. [Submitted photos]. January 31, 2019 ...



Peoria Historical Society dispute continues; museum remains closed  AZCentral

Peoria's only museum will remain closed as two rivaling boards of the Peoria Arizona Historical Society take to court to settle their dispute.



With walk-ins, Arizona teachers gauge support for walkouts, closing schools  AZCentral

Teachers and their supporters stage a walk-in at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on April 11, 2018, demanding more funding for schools.



Peoria NAACP President: PHS' Officer Needs to Go  Peoria Public Radio

NAACP chapter president the Rev. Marvin Hightower called for the "immediate termination" of Officer Ryan Schubert, following a Facebook post that came to ...



Local schools ready for upcoming football season | Sports  Glendale Star

As another football season gets underway, local teams are aimed at playoff berths and improved play as realignment makes for some intense competition ...



Meet your LD 21 candidates | News  Peoria Times

Peoria voters' ballots will be bursting with choices as everyone and his brother has thrown his name into the hat this primary midterm election.



Detectives arrest Peoria coach on charges of money misuse  Peoria Times

After abruptly retiring Feb. 17, Peoria Panthers football coach Doug Clapp is under investigation by the Peoria Police Department for alleged misuse of ...



Golden Rule: Peoria O-Lineman Commits To Boise State  Sports360AZ

Hard work on and off the field has paid off for Peoria High's Jacob Golden. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound offensive lineman committed to Boise State Wednesday ...



Developer plans to scare up a haunted hotel in century-old building in Peoria  AZCentral

The forgotten Edwards Hotel in Old Town Peoria will have a second life as a vacation destination. Property owner Dan Halbert wants to turn the blighted building ...



New Mexico State football adds 15 players in early signing period  Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State head football coach Doug Martin and staff made a big splash on early signing day with 15 commits joining the squad for the ...



PHS Officer Under Fire for Controversial Facebook Post  Peoria Public Radio

A resource officer at Peoria High School faces scrutiny, following a controversial Facebook post. Officer Ryan Schubert posted a comment Mon. that says he.



Young teens have their own summer programs in Peoria  Peoria Times

This summer teens starting grades sixth through ninth in the fall have several places in Peoria they can have fun in the STEP Out Program.



Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...



Thousands of teachers, parents, students participate in #RedForEd walk-ins  AZCentral

Thousands of Arizona teachers, parents, and students participate in a statewide walk-in as part of the #RedForEd effort for more education funding.



High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial  AZCentral.com

Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.



MET Professional Academy to host two info nights  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified's Medical, Engineering and Technology (MET) Professional Academy will host two separate Info Nights from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on February 9 and ...



Arizona's 10 districts with the highest average pay  AZCentral

The average salary for a teacher in an Arizona school district last school year was $48372, according to the Arizona Office of the Auditor General.



Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block  AZCentral.com

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.



Marauders season ends in play-in game - JournalAZ.com - Verde Valley News, Jobs, Classifieds  Camp Verde Journal

The No. 14 seeded Mingus Union High School boys basketball team fell to No. 19 Peoria High School 96-82 in a state tournament play-in game at home on ...



Local wrestling legend seeks elusive world title | Feature Stories  Peoria Times

Peoria's Sammy Chagolla pulled a white paper bag from the shelves in his office and sat it on the desk, saying he keeps it in his office to remind him.



Rattlers set franchise scoring record in 91-58 demolition of Strike Force  Your Valley

Rattlers running back Darrell Monroe (14) rushes downfield Saturday during Arizona's 91-58 win over San Diego at Talking Stick Resort Arena.



Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now  AZCentral

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.



Peoria Firefighters Charities announces scholarship winners | News  Peoria Times

Two high school students will find it easier to pay for college next year thanks to scholarships provided by the Peoria Firefighters Charities (PFFC).



17 historic schools in metro Phoenix  azcentral.com

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.



5 haunted places in the West Valley  Arizona Republic

Want to get your scare on? Here are 5 places in the West Valley where you may brush shoulders with a ghost or two.



Peoria church's roots stretch before statehood  AZCentral.com

The First Presbyterian Church of Peoria, the oldest continuously serving Presbyterian Church in Arizona, celebrates its 125th Anniversary this April.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Peoria wrestler falls short of gold  azcentral.com

Once again, the grab for a gold medal slipped out of wrestler Sammy Chagolla's hands.



10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers  AZCentral.com

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.



That's a 'wrap!' Young artist's winning design wraps city bus, light rail train  AZFamily

The Valley Metro Art Contest has a winner, and her design will be adorning a Phoenix city bus and a light rail train for a whole year.



Peoria Old Town redevelopment stirs hopes, fears  AZCentral.com

Peoria officials say a redevelopment project in the Old Town district is separate from a citywide code enforcement push that has led to the destruction of older ...



Former Peoria High School student inspires people to lose weight  Peoria Times

Fitness trainer and coach, Stephanie Fogelson, graduated from Peoria High School in 2001. While at Peoria High, her weight training teacher, Kristi Hanson, ...



Arizona high school football: Top-10 receivers of all time  AZCentral.com

Arizona high school football has supplied colleges and the NFL some of the greatest wide receivers. Here are 10 who stand out.



ELITE Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer  Peoria Public Radio

Gym-goers getting a lunch hour workout Wed. were treated to the sweet-sounding harmonies of carolers.



Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on  AZCentral

Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.



Fugitive in Las Vegas manicurist killing found in Arizona  Arizona Daily Star

LAS VEGAS — A 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen ...



To the mat for a dream: At 50, a wrestler for life  azcentral.com

50-year-old wrestler Sammy Chagolla is chasing his dream of a world championship and the adoration of his 4 year old girl.



Sierra Vista man arrested after threatening school shooting on social media  Arizona Daily Star

Cochise County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man in Sierra Vista Tuesday after he allegedly made threats about a school shooting on social media, ...



Officials: Sierra Vista man arrested after driving recklessly, crashing multiple times  Arizona Daily Star

A Sierra Vista man was arrested Sunday and faces a number of charges after driving into a block wall and leaving the scene, and later crashing into another car ...



Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings  AZCentral.com

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.



Storm Front: ACU Solidifies Solid Class  Sports360AZ

I need to send an apology out to head football coach Jeff Bowen and his staff at Arizona Christian University. In my article Thursday, I failed to mention the ...



Centennial football a model of consistency under coach Richard Taylor  AZCentral.com

Despite Peoria Sunrise Mountain and Peoria Liberty rising in football, Centennial still is the benchmark of greatness in Northwest Valley.



Boys & Girls Club honors Peoria girl for service  Arizona Republic

The Boys & Girls Club named Peoria's Camrae McManaman as the top youth in the state.



Arizona Then and Now: Evolution of a school  azcentral.com

Schools have long been a center of activity for the Phoenix area. Some of the Valley's oldest schools are still in use.



The Penguin Project Presents "Mary Poppins, Jr."  Peoria Public Radio

This week, we're talking with Andrew Morgan about The Penguin Project and their production of "Mary Poppins, Jr." Now in its 14th year, The Penguin Project.



Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.



Peoria high school senior laces running shoes for first international race  Peoria Public Radio

A Peoria high school senior is competing for Team USA at the Great Edinburgh Cross-Country International Challenge in Scotland this weekend. Peoria Notre.



50-year-old wrestler back on the mat chasing his dream  Arizona Republic

Sammy Chagolla is one of the most intense people I've met in a long while. He's intense about wrestling. He's intense abut winning. His voice even sounds ...



June is key month for Mingus hoops - JournalAZ.com - Verde Valley News, Jobs, Classifieds  Camp Verde Journal

The 2018-19 high school basketball season is nearly half a year away still, but local teams usually get together to practice, play and go to camps during June.



News headlines by Google News for Peoria High School Peoria AZ

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Peoria High . This site has been created to offer a place for PHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Peoria High Peoria, AZ alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.