Five years ago two teachers who happen to be sisters, Ashley and Erica Smeltzer, started the Reading Buddy Program at Ward Traditional Academy. They wanted to build a sense of community and camaraderie among their students.
10/05/2017 1:51 PM
On September 27, two fifth-grade classes at Hudson Elementary learned a real life STEM lesson from SRP about energy usage and conservation that could help their school and their parents save money.
10/05/2017 1:00 PM
Sixth-graders in Mr. Martin Tuertscher’s class at Tempe Academy of International Studies are inside and outside of the classroom, flying airplanes, building towers, and creating storyboards.
09/28/2017 3:45 PM
As always, we are interested in improving our services and relationships with parents and families.
08/31/2017 10:36 AM
August 21, 2017 was a big day for astronomy and eclipse aficionados all across the United States. It marked the first solar eclipse to cross the U.S. from coast to coast, west to east, since 1918.
08/24/2017 6:38 PM
The research is clear that children who don't read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress, and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect.
05/31/2017 11:31 AM
Move over, summer--a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges. School bells ring--and so do early-morning alarm clocks.
05/31/2017 11:21 AM
Tempe Elementary teachers are always looking for new and exciting ways to reward their students for going above and beyond.
05/18/2017 12:57 PM
Six Tempe Union High School District graduates will have their futures brightened thanks to a scholarship granted to them from their second-grade teacher and her family.
05/18/2017 11:39 AM
Congratulations to the 2017 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports of Arizona (PBISaz) Achievement Award recipients!
05/18/2017 11:20 AM
Driving for Books inspired by bus operator, Jermaine Bethea
05/16/2017 3:53 PM
Ariel Roller has been announced the winner of Cox CONNECT2STEM Teacher Techie Award!
05/10/2017 11:39 AM
Tempe Elementary’s ELL Program within the Instructional Excellence Department has come up with an all-day training for new ELD teachers which will take place this summer on Tuesday, July 25 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
05/04/2017 3:01 PM
For 11 years, AARP Experience Corps Tempe volunteers have helped shape Tempe Elementary children into stronger, more passionate readers
05/04/2017 2:36 PM
Two Tempe Elementary School District teachers were able to attend an educator training at the nationally-recognized Ron Clark Academy (RCA) in Atlanta, Georgia
05/04/2017 2:23 PM
Holdeman Elementary started a chain reaction of kindness this week thanks to a unique idea by Fourth-Grade Teacher Kirsten Nelson.
05/04/2017 2:06 PM
Students and staff filled the room to celebrate their school’s Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) 2017 A+ School of Excellence™ designation and award ceremony.
05/04/2017 1:52 PM
ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College celebrated their annual Fulton Scholarship Luncheon at Curry Elementary.
04/20/2017 4:41 PM
Victoria Mwende returned to Tempe Elementary this April to share her experience co-writing a published chapter book to fifth-grade classrooms.
04/20/2017 1:55 PM
On April 12, Rover welcomed family and staff to admire the projects that students have worked so hard to create.