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Bring your family to the CHECK Fair on Oct. 30

Make community, health and education connections for kids at the CHECK Fair. The fair also features live entertainment, door prizes, and lots of games and activities for children.

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Junior highs win city tournaments

Congratulations to fall sports champions — Poston, Carson, Brimhall and Franklin.

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Come to the MPS Secondary Choral Festival

More than 700 students from all the top high school ensembles will perform with the Sonoran Desert Chorale on Oct. 25 at the Mesa Arts Center. Admission is free.

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Everyone's welcome at Literacy Night

Celebrate the joy of reading, and win one-of-a kind comic book drawings as door prizes.

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MPS to host class for job-seeking teens

Parents and students are welcome. Learn skills such as interviewing and completing job applications.

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Tabor wins Arizona Art Teacher of the Year Award

Fremont Junior High's Karen Tabor is devoted to excellence in education at the local and state level.

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26 Mesa students qualify as National Merit semifinalists

Mesa's six high schools have a total of 26 seniors who qualified as National Merit semifinalists. These young people scored among the top one-half percent of the state on the PSAT or National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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Lindblom named Arizona History Teacher of the Year

Skyline High School's Nancie Lindblom is the 2010 Preserve America State History Teacher of the Year.

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Making a Difference Every Day

Ishikawa Elementary's A+ status is celebrated on the Arizona School Boards Association website.

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Mesa's O'Connor Elementary named 2010 National Blue Ribbon School

Sandra Day O'Connor Elementary School was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School.

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Attend Op Shop college and career fair

On Sept. 27, teens and their parents are invited to explore options for high school grads.

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Enjoy 'From Bach to the Beatles' at Historic Irving

Attend the district's free string quartet concert Sept. 10 during Mesa's Second Friday celebration.

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After-school options begin with new school year

Blast boredom blues for the kindergarten through eighth-grade crowd with enrichment and athletic activities.

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Red Mountain High wins 2010 Program of the Year Award

The AgriScience Department also won Teacher of the Year, National Chapter; and first-place Reporter, Newsletter and Website awards.

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Mesa schools earn 'excelling' labels

Seventeen Mesa schools received the top grade on the state's annual report card.

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Keep kids safe going to and from school

To safeguard students, here are some basic guidelines for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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Read the new MPS Express newsletter online


The fall issue features the district's latest news, information and photos for parents and the public.

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Register for free preschool

MPS offers a variety of free and tuition-based preschool programs. Enroll soon.

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Mesa scholarship offers top $53.7 million

Graduates in the class of 2010 exceeded last year's offers by more than $3 million.

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Top graduation rates for Mesa Public Schools

Education Week magazine lauded Mesa Public Schools for its graduation rates compared with districts in the nation’s big cities.

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Colette Bos wins Presidential Award

The Smith Junior High faculty member is one of our nation's top science teachers.

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Attend Dobson High's China send-off concert

The Wind Symphony and Jazz Big Band will preform at 7:30 p.m. June 5 in the auditorium at 1501 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa. Come cheer for them on their way to the World Expo!

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Enroll now in MPS Summer Music Program

Choose elementary or junior high string or band classes Monday through Thursday, June 1-17.

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Mesa Public Schools graduation held May 27

Graduation ceremonies were held May 27. The Class of 2010 has received more than $53.7 million in scholarship offers.  

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Mesa student embarks on JASON Project internship

Karthik Uppaluri is one of nine students worldwide who will join field expeditions with leading scientists.

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