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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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Register soon for free preschool

Enroll between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 12 at East University Church of God, 6630 E. University, Mesa.

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Arizona Schools Making a Difference Every Day

A new class in Mesa highlights what's right about Arizona public schools. 

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Come to the districtwide STEM Showcase

See secondary science, technology, engineering and math projects May 4-6.

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Colleen Howard wins PBS Teacher Innovation Award

She is receiving a trip, a professional development course, lots of classroom resources and well-deserved national acclaim for this MPS-Boeing partnership.

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Register now for Summer Aviation Camp

Camp is for students who will be in seventh or eighth grade next school year. Students throughout the Valley are welcome.

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Support Dobson High concerts at Carnegie Hall

Cantus Choir and Symphony Strings will appear in solo performances in New York City on June 6.

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School board proclaims special days for special people

Join the board and the superintendent in honoring MPS teachers and school volunteers.

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Take Personal Finance for Teens class online

Enroll now for summer school or fall semester. The elective class is open to ninth- through 12th-graders.

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Red Mountain High wins three state titles

FFA teams are champions in aquaculture, wildlife and agronomy. They'll compete at nationals in Indianapolis, Ind., in October.

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Mesa High wins Governor's Volunteer Service Award

The football team is being honored for focusing on history and school spirit through community service.

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Mountain View wins Academic Decathlon state championship

Mountain View High School captured its 15th Academic Decathlon state championship in two decades on March 13.

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Students solve real-life policy problems

Teams from the Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, Rhodes World Studies Academy and Mesa High participated in the Project Citizen Regional Showcase.

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