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Mesa Public Schools partners with Benedictine University on scholarships for employees, students

The annual Mesa Partnership Scholarship assists eligible district graduates, employees and dependents of employees with college tuition at the Mesa university.

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Red Mountain, Westwood seniors win Student Community Service Awards

Tulcy Patel and Luke Taylor each won a $1,000 scholarship from the Mesa Citizen of the Year Association.

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Board honors February Employees of the Month

Employees from Matériel Distribution Center, Red Mountain High School, Patterson Elementary and Operations were recognized for their service at the Feb. 23 board meeting.

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Deanna Milligan named February Volunteer of the Month

Milligan is a loving, supportive volunteer at Porter Elementary. She was honored at the Feb. 23 Governing Board meeting as Volunteer of the Month.

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Mesa Public Schools presents the 2016 SciTech Expo

See the future of STEAM at this year's SciTech Expo, Saturday, March 5, at Skyline High School.

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Board recognizes February Students of the Month

The Governing Board honored six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Feb. 9 board meeting. Students from Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, Shepherd Junior High, and Edison, Lehi, Porter and Sousa elementary schools have been named February Students of the Month.

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Mesa High and Skyline students earn full scholarships to Emory and Stanford universities

Miranda Krist and Bailey Jayes were named QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipients. Only 657 students nationwide were awarded the scholarship this year.

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Shelly White named January Volunteer of the Month

White dedicates her time and love to fourth-grade students at Sirrine Elementary. She was honored at the Jan. 26 Governing Board meeting as Volunteer of the Month.

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Board honors January Employees of the Month

Employees from Stapley Junior High, and Hermosa Vista, Keller and Stevenson elementary schools were recognized for their service at the Jan. 26 board meeting.

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With Google Expeditions, students take extraordinary field trips

Students explore the world, sea and space in Google Expeditions' virtual field trips.

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Board selects 2016 leadership

The school board has elected its president and clerk for 2016.

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Mesa students celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

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Board celebrates January Students of the Month

The Governing Board honored five outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Jan. 12 board meeting. Students from Mountain View High School, and Falcon Hill, Lindbergh, Robson and Whitman elementary schools have been named January Students of the Month.

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Mesa Academy named best middle school in Arizona

Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies is ranked top middle school by SchoolDigger.com. The Academy serves students in fourth through eighth grade.

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ECA contributions boost confidence and opportunities

Girls on the Run is just one extracurricular activity that is assisted by community donations.

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Hey and Ruiz named 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teachers

Irving Elementary teacher Meredith Hey and Hawthorne Elementary teacher Jennifer Ruiz join an exclusive club of Arizona educators named Exemplary Teachers.

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Board recognizes December Students of the Month

The Governing Board honored six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Dec. 8 board meeting. Students from Carson and Taylor junior high schools, and Adams, Hale, Hermosa Vista and Holmes elementary schools have been named December Students of the Month.

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Educational gift ideas for every child

Scratching your head for a perfect gift that combines fun and learning? Here are 12 ideas that won't break the bank.

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Cora Jensby named Volunteer of the Month

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.

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Board honors November Employees 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.

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Boeing funds Claiming the Evidence grant

New grant funded by Boeing provides Mesa Public Schools teachers additional opportunities to integrate scientific explanation into the classroom.

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Mesa star athletes to be honored

Mesa City Sports Hall of Fame inducts its 2015 members Monday, Nov. 23, at Red Mountain High School.

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Mesa High band wins state championship title

Mesa High School Marching Band named tops in Division II at the Arizona State Marching Band Championship Nov. 14.

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Chick-fil-A® Spirit Day benefits Mesa Public Schools

Eat at participating restaurants Wednesday, Nov. 18, to benefit the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence.

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Students of the Month recognized at board meeting

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.

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