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

Several Peoria Unified School District schools will pay tribute to the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by holding commemorative events in ...



Man accused of paying teens for sex across from Peoria High School  Your Valley

A 26-year-old man is accused of paying two teenagers for sex at a home across from a high school in Peoria. Police said Izaac Alan Valtierra, 26, of Peoria, was ...



Peoria will celebrate football standout Shannon Coulter's life in Saturday ceremony  AZCentral

Shannon Coulter was one of the greatest fullbacks to play in Arizona high school football in the 1990s.



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 high school teacher announced for Fellowship  Your Valley

Melissa Girmscheid of Centennial High School, 143888 N. 79th Ave., part of Peoria Unified School District, is among the educators that the American ...



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 ...



Peoria Unified seniors earn $63M in scholarships  Your Valley

Peoria High School seniors graduate May 23 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Peoria High more than doubled their earned scholarship totals from previous ...



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 ...



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 ...



Peoria football coaches OK with open division, to a point, less certain of realignment model  Your Valley

Centennial junior Jaydin Young runs with the ball after making a catch against Higley during a 5A semifinal game on Friday at Willow Canyon High School in ...



Visualizing Varney: Historic Peoria neighborhood recognized  Your Valley

By Philip Haldiman Independent Newsmedia. The City Council recently recognized the Varney community, adjacent to Peoria High School, as being historically ...



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: 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.



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 ...



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 ...



'Open 8' makes for whole new ballgame in Peoria  Your Valley

Centennial's Eric Haney returns an interception of a pass against Notre Dame Prep during the 2018 5A Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Sun ...



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 ...



Peoria Unified, GCC partner for preschool | Youth Of Today  Glendale Star

The Peoria Unified School District has partnered with Glendale Community College to open its newest Early Childhood Learning Center.



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!



Attorney seeking Pine council seat as write-in candidate  Peoria Times

Attorney Cordero Delgadillo believes late Pine District Councilman Carlo “Rocky” Leone would have been supportive of his campaign.



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 ...



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 senior to miss homecoming football game after ejection for high-stepping touchdown  AZCentral

Did Peoria receiver Cameron Torres deserve an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for high-stepping on way to touchdown after catch?



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.



Peoria saying goodbye to long-time community gem  Peoria Times

Peoria is saying goodbye to a long-standing jewelry business this month, as Ideal Jewelers is set to close its doors for the last time.



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.



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.



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.



Peoria Girl Scout completes prestigious 'Gold Award' | Features  Peoria Times

Ashley Lucas, a graduate of Peoria High School, is leaving a lasting impact at her high school.



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 ...



What's going on just north of Grand | News | peoriatimes.com  Peoria Times

Peoria has long identified the deepest of the city's history with Grand Avenue and the BNSF railroad. These time-tested transportation routes brought the earliest ...



GPS program grows at local schools, boosts play at Sun City Country Club  Your Valley

Ninth-grade students from Peoria High School tee off at Sun City Country Club as part of their on-course lesson in the Golf Program in Schools. The GPS ...



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 ...



Arizona HS football player suspended over high-stepping to end zone after acrobatic catch  Fox News

An Arizona high school football player will miss his senior year homecoming game after being suspended for high-stepping into the end zone following a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Thunderbirds host powerful Peoria | Sports  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — The T-birds will play at 7 tonight at Mohave High School against the Peoria High School Panthers in an Arizona Interscholastic Association ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Arts programs target student success; Young artists create colorful installations  Your Valley

Art teacher Margaret Lieu works with students to install a mural at Peoria Accelerated High School in Peoria earlier this month. The project, designed in ...



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 ...



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].



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.



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 ...



A+ teacher: Going above the rim and beyond the court  KPNX 12 News TV

"I didn't plan to be a teacher. I started coaching and helping kids and it felt like it was a natural transition into teaching," said Will Roberts.



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.



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.



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 ...



Boise State roster countdown 2019: Day 78, Jacob Golden  One Bronco Nation Under God

I have no idea how we're already in the 70s, but since it means we're closer to kickoff...I won't complain. Today, we'll take a look at a numberless newbie who ...



The 2018-19 All West Valley Preps boys basketball team  Your Valley

Millennium sophomore forward DaRon Holmes drives to the basket against Apollo in the Feb. 18 5A basketball semifinal at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe.



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 ...



2019 Sports360AZ All-Academic Track Team (1A-4A)  Sports360AZ

For seven years, Sport360AZ has been committed to acknowledging the best and brightest student athletes in Arizona. We are excited to introduce the Arizona ...



Flora, CRUHSD agree on superintendent contract | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — The Colorado River Union High School District has a new superintendent.



Solving the crime: Mohave High School forensics team claims gold medal at state competition  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — There can be little doubt as to whether Alexandria West, Anthony Hart and Toni Moore are the best high-school forensics team in Arizona.



Peoria wrestler falls short of gold  azcentral.com

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



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.



CRUHSD board approves increase in game admission price  Mohave Valley News

MOHAVE VALLEY — The Colorado River Union High School District board approved a new set of athletic admission fees Monday during a meeting at River ...



Aztec wrestlers rebuilding: Underclassmen face challenge following departure of seniors  Wrangler News

After winning the 2017 AIA Division I State Championship and then finishing fourth in 2018, the Aztec wrestling program, with only five returning starters, started ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Business meets education at the MET Professional Academy launch showcase  Arizona Education News Service

Get a first-hand look at what the Medical, Engineering and Technology (MET) Professional Academy has to offer at the MET Launch Showcase taking place at ...



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.



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 ...



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

Peoria's NAACP chapter is calling for the immediate termination of Peoria High School's resource officer. The backlash comes in response to a Facebook post ...



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 ...



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.



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.



River Valley seniors turn the tassel as graduates  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Joshua Castrejon described his first few moments as a high school graduate as “weird” and “something special.” He said his diploma from ...



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.



CRUHSD Academy counselor "a diamond in the rough"  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Sarahi Ibarra began this school year thinking that she would not be graduating.



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.



Second earthquake jolts Tri-state | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — On Friday morning, some Tri-state residents were questioning whether their neighbors actually had felt an earthquake in the Mojave Desert ...



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.



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.



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 ...



West Valley teams aim for playoffs after realignment  Peoria Times

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



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.



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.



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.



Java Grounds to open new Peoria store, employ low-income teens  azcentral.com

Peoria coffee shop Java Grounds is workforce-development program for low-income teens.



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 ...



38 graduate at MALC commencement | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Thirty-eight students joined the ranks of high school graduates last week when Mohave Accelerated Learning Center held its annual ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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