Jensby helps Roosevelt Elementary first-graders with their reading and writing. She was honored at the Nov. 24 Governing Board meeting as Volunteer of the Month.
Employees from Mesa High, Summit Academy, and Irving and Porter elementary schools were recognized for their service at the Nov. 24 Governing Board meeting.
New grant funded by Boeing provides Mesa Public Schools teachers additional opportunities to integrate scientific explanation into the classroom.
Mesa City Sports Hall of Fame inducts its 2015 members Monday, Nov. 23, at Red Mountain High School.
Mesa High School Marching Band named tops in Division II at the Arizona State Marching Band Championship Nov. 14.
Eat at participating restaurants Wednesday, Nov. 18, to benefit the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence.
The Governing Board honored five outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Nov. 10 board meeting. Students from Dobson High School, SHARP School, and Entz, Guerrero and Keller elementary schools have been named November Students of the Month.
The Fabianos are a constant support to students and staff at Crismon Elementary. They were honored during the Oct. 27 Governing Board meeting.
Employees from Brinton and Lindbergh elementary schools, and Poston and Smith junior high schools were honored for their outstanding work at the Oct. 27 Governing Board meeting.
Mesa Public Schools joins Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools and will partner with other leading educators, entrepreneurs and researchers from across the U.S.
The Warner Bros. recording artist recently visited Red Mountain High School to give a special performance.
Parent-teacher conferences are around the corner. Here's what to ask your child's teacher.
The Governing Board recognized six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Oct. 6 board meeting. Students from East Valley Academy, Fremont Junior High, and Brinton, Ishikawa, Lowell and Sirrine elementary schools have been named October Students of the Month.
Spilsbury has been a valuable resource to the Taylor Junior High community. She was honored at the Sept. 22 Governing Board meeting.
Employees from Dobson High School, SHARP School, Johnson Elementary and Grounds were honored for their outstanding work at the Sept. 22 board meeting.
More than half of the 2014-15 Arizona Civic Engagement Schools are from Mesa Public Schools.
George Zeigler and his team were awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the district's annual financial report.
The popular event provides opportunities for students to meet representatives from colleges, technical schools, businesses, the military and more. Attend the College Fair Sept. 28 at Mesa High School.
The Rodel Foundation of Arizona selected five Mesa educators as 2016 semifinalists in the Exemplary Teacher Initiative competition.
At their Aug. 25 Governing Board meeting, members proclaimed Citizenship Day on Sept. 17 and Constitution Week from Sept. 17 to 23 in Mesa Public Schools.
Kennedy Prock enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime in Washington, D.C., this summer.
National Merit® Scholarship Program semifinalists hail from Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain and Westwood high schools.
Mesa Youth Volleyball is open to third- through eighth-grade boys and girls throughout the community.
Parents and guardians are invited to attend at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the school district's Student Services Center, 1025 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa.
Parents of ninth-graders are invited to preview the district's sexual-awareness curriculum and meet the teachers Aug. 19; parents of seventh-graders, Aug. 25.
U.S. News & World Report ranked high schools nationwide and named Mountain View No. 10 in Arizona.
Due to federal government requirements and rising food costs, Mesa Public Schools breakfast and lunch prices will rise slightly in the new school year.
More than 3,600 students graduated May 21, 2015, from Dobson, Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline, Westwood and East Valley Academy high schools.
In spring 2015, approximately 45,000 Mesa Public Schools students took the new AzMERIT assessment.
Sarely Licona will attend University of Rochester on a full-ride scholarship, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
As principal David Christensen retires this year, he leaves behind a literacy legacy for his Longfellow Elementary students.
The Mountain View and Westwood seniors won the competitive scholarship package from the Flinn Foundation. The merit-based scholarship, given to only 21 Arizona seniors this year, is valued at $115,000.
2015 Arizona A+ School of Excellence™ award winners include Highland, Ishikawa, Keller, Mendoza, Porter, Robson, Sirrine, Sousa and Washington elementary schools.
Mountain View High School's third annual event showcases the talents and musical gifts of students with special needs. This year's show is Friday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium. Tickets are $2, or $1 with school ID. Children under 5 are free.
The school board and superintendent proclaimed May 4-8 as Teacher Appreciation Week and May 5 as Teacher Day in Mesa Public Schools. Join us in acknowledging the lasting contributions of teachers to our lives, our community and our country.
Norberg has volunteered at Ishikawa Elementary for four years. He was recognized as the Volunteer of the Month at the April 28 board meeting.
Employees from Crossroads, Community Education, Mountain View High School and Las Sendas Elementary School were honored for their outstanding work at the April 28 board meeting.
Award winners will be honored during the 46th annual celebration at 7 p.m. May 8 at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., Mesa.
Red Mountain High School becomes the first comprehensive high school in the East Valley to offer the program to students.
Seniors Nicole Gimpl and Sarah Kocher were selected for the NSPA Journalism Honor Roll.
More than 1,100 students will be honored at the April 30 event.
Parent Leader Training will be held April 23 at 6:30 p.m. The next Superintendent Latino Parent Council meeting is set for April 29 at 5 p.m.
The Governing Board and superintendent proclaimed April 20-24 as Public School Volunteer Week in Mesa Public Schools. Join us in celebrating the contributions, service and dedication of our volunteers.
The annual arts gala will be held Friday, April 24, at 5 p.m.
The Governing Board recognized six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the April 14 board meeting. Students from Skyline High School, Rhodes Junior High, and Irving, MacArthur, Salk and Washington elementary schools have been named April Students of the Month.
Eat at participating Mesa locations on April 21 to support the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence
Students, staff and parents at nine district elementary schools will welcome new leaders this fall.
Employees from Salk Elementary, East Valley Academy, Red Mountain Ranch Elementary and Whitman Elementary are honored as March winners.
The Governing Board honored six March Students of the Month from a variety of grade levels and schools. The superintendency, principals, teachers, families and friends gathered to recognize the winners and to celebrate their success.
Abanezer Sisay and Paige Zuraw each won a $1,000 scholarship from the Mesa Citizen of the Year Association.
Mesa Public Schools recognized Carol Larsen from Jefferson Elementary at the district's Feb. 24 school board meeting.
Mesa Public Schools Employees of the Month are Whittier's Kathy Brotherton, Transportation's Angel Castillo, Washington's Stephanie Stork and Longfellow's Cathy Thompson.
Parents and guardians are invited to attend the meeting Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m., at the district's Student Services Center, 1025 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa.
The Governing Board, superintendency, teachers, principals, friends and family celebrated the success and achievements of six stellar students at the Feb. 10 board meeting.
Get a blast of this year's SciTech Expo, "Full STEAM Ahead," on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Red Mountain High School.
Brenda Huizar of Lincoln Elementary and Carolyn Wong of the Native American Education Program were recognized as Volunteers of the Month at the Jan. 28 board meeting.
January Employees of the Month are Dr. Rebecca Cryder of Skyline High School, Nick Delgudico from Operations, Josh Henderson from Whitman Elementary and Diane Hobbs of Johnson Elementary.
Mesa Public Schools introduces an informative app that provides fingertip access to district news and information.
The Governing Board, superintendency, teachers, principals, friends and family celebrated the success and achievements of six stellar students at this week's board meeting.
Students from all grade levels were invited by the City of Mesa to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the "Many Faces, One Community" districtwide contest.
Mountain View High School senior Grant Laufer has won the 2015 U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship. He will spend a week in the nation's capital to get an up-close look at government.
Five students from across the district were honored at the December board meeting. Winners celebrated their success with friends, family, teachers, principals, superintendency and the governing board.
December winners represent Wilson Elementary and Taylor Junior High.
The retiring Governing Board president received the award at the ASBA-ASA Annual Conference.
Rayan Alsemeiry, Ruben Inzunza and Catherine Bui were named QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipients. Only 501 students nationwide are awarded the scholarship.
The Porter Elementary teacher was honored by the Rodel Foundation of Arizona and will mentor high-potential student teachers.
Mesa Governing Board honored six November Students of the Month from a variety of schools across the district. Friends, family, teachers, principals and superintendency gathered to pay tribute to this month's winners.
Arizona Educational Foundation honors the Westwood teacher at November luncheon.
Mesa sports’ biggest night is back. Mesa City Sports Hall of Fame inducts its 2014 members at Red Mountain High School tonight at 7 p.m.
Westwood and Carson families were invited to sign up for discounted high-speed Internet and buy a computer for only $10, thanks to the Connect2Compete program.
Employees from Field Elementary and Skyline High School honored as November winners.
The National Hispanic Recognition Program, administered by the College Board, recognized six academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school students across the district.
Phoenix Indian Center honored Theresa Price as the 2014 Woman of the Year
Mesa Public Schools officials recognized Leah James of Entz Elementary at the district's October 28 school board meeting.
Westwood High School's homecoming parade is always a neighborhood affair, with families coming together to celebrate, cheer on the school and collect sweet treats. This year's parade, held Friday, October 24, was an extra-special event. That’s because the parade’s grand marshal was Westwood High School cancer survivor Roberto Blanco.
Representatives from Webster Elementary, Shepherd Junior High, Taylor Junior High and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary were honored as October winners.
Hope comes in many forms. For the students at SHARP School, it is in the the wisdom of a 6-year-old goldendoodle — a service dog named Hope — and her handler, Pam Reinke.
The civic group’s flagship annual event is to be held Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Kino Aquatics Center.
Students from a variety of grade levels and regions were honored as October Students of the Month. The school board, superintendency, principals, teachers, families and friends were there to recognize the winners and celebrate their success.
Health Services encourages everyone to stay healthy and stay in school.
Mesa Public Schools officials recognized Joan Bradley of Mountain View High School at the district's Sept. 28 school board meeting.
East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored Irene Frklich as the 2014 Educator of the Year.
Employees of the Month in Mesa Public Schools are Nancy Herrera, Washington Elementary; Aldy Montufar, Lincoln Elementary; Kim Raczynski, Taylor Junior High; and Cathy Thornton, Sousa Elementary.
The student cadets in Mesa High School's Air Force Junior ROTC program hosted a homecoming dance on September 12 for the residents of The Citadel assisted living facility in Mesa.
Mesa Public Schools students are informed and engaged citizens.
Junior and senior high school families are invited to attend Op Shop from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29, at Skyline High School, 845 S. Crismon Road, Mesa. Parents and teens throughout the east valley are welcome to our college and career fair.
National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalists hail from Dobson, Mountain View and Westwood high schools.
Parents and guardians are invited to attend at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the school district's Student Services Center, 1025 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa.