Arizona Education Tax Credit
Contribute to student programs and activities at Phoenix Union High School District, and you’ll be paid back with a dollar-for-dollar tax credit. And you’ll help guarantee that our students experience all that high school has to offer.
Central English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher Erica Earl, former Alhambra Principal Claudio Coria, and Camelback Security Assistant David Caddell were presented with Phoenix Union High School District 2016 Employee of the Year awards at the District’s Opening of Schools Convocation, Tuesday, August 3 at the Celebrity Theatre.
The Lions won their first-ever baseball title, May 14, beating San Luis, 3-2, at Surprise Stadium. It was the first baseball championship for a Phoenix Union school since 1977.
Dr. Holly Batsell has been selected as the Phoenix Union Bioscience High School principal for 2016-2017. She will replace Dr. DeeDee Falls, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Eleven Phoenix Union schools, as well as Sierra Vista Buena, Kingman and Seton Catholic competed in the event at Maryvale High School. Maryvale finished second with 34,568
Guzman, now an engineering student at New York University, earned the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award, named after Kamen’s grandmother, who was a teacher in the New York state school system
A team from Metro Tech took an initial investment of $500,000 in virtual money to buy mock stock in 30 fictitious companies, and finished the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge
One of the goals of Bioscience was to produce college-going students who could one day work in the sciences, medicine, research and engineering.
Betty Fairfax has had a lot of firsts in its young history, and now they are the first Phoenix Union school to field a Special Olympics softball team.
One of only 21 awarded to Arizona seniors this year. Lopez is the first South Mountain student to win the prestigious and lucrative scholarship, which can be used at any of Arizona’s three state universities.
BUS DRIVERS NEEDED!
The Phoenix Union High School District is hiring Bus Drivers! Drivers work six-hour shifts but receive full-time benefits, and start at $14.38 an hour. For more information, contact the PUHSD Talent Division at 602-764-1100, or www.phoenixunion.org/jobs