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Looking for an old friend

October 5, 2018 by Mark Sheffer (Register to contact)

My picture doesn't exist in the yearbook except in the cross country picture. I'm listed as bob jones. I'm looking for a friend who was in the class of 74, his name is Kevin brown. If you know how I can get in touch with him please let me know. Thanks

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October 28, 2013 by Richard Guthrie (Register to contact)

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Job change for me!

May 28, 2012 by Sara Nowlin-Edens (Register to contact)

My two partners and I finally got our little business off the ground. Officially, we're now book publishers and have our first authors' manuscripts ready to edit and publish. Silver Tongue Press is on its way!

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Phoenix teen skydives in a suit before promposal KPNX

In an effort to face his fears before asking a classmate to prom, an Arcadia High School senior jumped out of a plane.

64-year-old ASU athlete earns All-American honors  AZFamily

She's a stand-out on the Sun Devil racquetball team. She's an All-American. She's also 64 years old.

Arcadia High students refuse to read author accused of sexual harassment  AZCentral

Arcadia students are refusing to read a book by Sherman Alexie required in their literature class because the author was accused of sexual harassment.

Taylor Made: Former Valley football star returns home to coach Arcadia High School  AZFamily

Kerry Taylor's long and winding football road has taken him back home. “It means a lot,” said Taylor standing in the middle of his new home stadium at Arcadia ...

Arizona women’s basketball freshman profile: Bryce Nixon  Arizona Desert Swarm

As a standout from Arcadia High school in Phoenix, Nixon was an important in-state get for the 2018 recruiting class.

'It's Invigorating:' Arizona Teachers Prepare To Walk Out  KJZZ

Arizona educators are preparing for what's predicted to be the largest teacher strike in the country Thursday.Wednesday marks almost a month of morning rallies ...

PD: Suspicious drawing found at Arcadia High  ABC15 Arizona

There will be an increased police presence at Arcadia High School Wednesday after a suspicious drawing was found in a bathroom at the school.

Arcadia High School student films elaborate 'La La Land' prom-posal to Emma Stone  KPNX 12 News TV

A Phoenix, Arizona, student filmed an elaborate music video to ask Emma Stone to Arcadia High School prom. Jacob Staudenmaier admits he doesn't sing well, ...

The Phoenix area's 5 most beautiful schools

A look at what makes five schools the most visually interesting in the Valley.

'Suspicious drawing' brings police to Arcadia High

Phoenix police were maintaining a visible presence at Arcadia High School on Wednesday morning after a drawing depicting a weapon was found in the ...

The only Arizona native, Bryce Nixon ready to impress  Arizona Daily Wildcat

Rasool Patterson | The Daily Wildcat Arizona guard Bryce Nixon shoots the ball during the Arizona-Western game at McKale Stadium on Monday, November 5, ...

Girls swimming: Chaparral overcomes relay DQ to roll to Division I title  AZCentral

Scottsdale Chaparral couldn't have opened its Division I title and national title quest in a worst way. It got disqualified in the 200-yard medley relay – the first race ...

Arizona Christian Football Signs 92- Largest Recruiting Class Ever  Victory Sports Network

On Wednesday, Arizona Christian Football signed their largest recruiting class ever on National Signing Day as 92 recruits signed to play for ACU...

Arcadia High School teacher honored for music program

Richard Maxwell, creator of the groundbreaking Contemporary Music and Sound program at Arcadia High School, has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

Arizona's 100 Best Public High Schools - Phoenix, AZ - New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in Arizona.

Ex-Hamilton, ASU, NFL WR Kerry Taylor named Arcadia football coach  AZCentral

Kerry Taylor, who spent last football season at Oregon State, sees Arcadia as "a sleeping giant"

Girls basketball must-see players this Arizona high school season  AZCentral

The number of talented girls basketball players in Arizona gets greater every year. This could be one of the best in high school history. As official practices began ...

Arcadia High School's Charles Keating IV is in for a big day

Editor's note: This story originally was published May 13, 2004. Charles Keating IV was killed in Iraq on May 3, 2016. He is the grandson of Charles Keating Jr., ...

3 running for Scottsdale school board, call for more transparency and leadership  AZCentral

Two Scottsdale school board incumbents will not seek re-election as three candidates slam the board for lack of transparency and leadership.

Arizona football: Wildcats bringing backup quarterbacks up to speed  Arizona Desert Swarm

Khalil Tate is the starting quarterback for the Arizona Wildcats. There's no question about that. But behind Tate are six inexperienced passers. Together, they ...

Broncs headed for state 2A tournament | Sports  Parker Pioneer

With a 3-game sweep of the Desert Christian Eagles of Tucson Oct. 30, the Parker Broncs' volleyball team has earned a trip to the Arizona Interscholastic ...

The nuts and bolts of charges against former SUSD leaders  Scottsdale Independent

Hunt & Caraway Architects Principal Brian Robichaux had been leading the charge on the Hopi Elementary redesign.

Scottsdale schools spent $37.7M before hitting pause on more big projects  AZCentral

As Scottsdale's new school year gets underway, The Arizona Republic looked at what's been spent on construction and the plan to move forward.

Elks beat Redskins 44-12 in 2A semifinal  White Mountain Independent

PHOENIX — One of the state's oldest high school football rivalries was put on display in an encore edition this season — in the Division 2A semifinals at Arcadia ...

Photos: Arizona high school girls and boys swimming state finals

Photos: Arizona high school girls and boys swimming state finals.

Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.

Mountain Ridge High March sports calendar  Your Valley

Mountain Ridge's Zach Martinez throws a pitch against Sandra Day O'Connor on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. [Jacob ...

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

The new 'MVP': Concussion-reducing tackling technology coming to Arizona high school  ABC15 Arizona

Arcadia High School in Phoenix has already committed to using these tackling dummies.

ASU senior Gabrielle Mills wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship  ASU News Now

Gabrielle Mills, a senior set to graduate with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and global health in May, has won the prestigious Gates Cambridge ...

Freshman class excited to be part of turnaround for Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

UA visits ASU at 7 p.m. Friday to start second half of Pac-12 play.

Former Scottsdale school employee sues district, says caring for sick dad got her fired

Anita Underdown, who left the Scottsdale Unified School District in December 2014, alleges she was fired for taking leave to care for her sick father.

New Arcadia Coaching Staff Holds Combine To Meet Players  Sports360AZ

Kerry Taylor knows the Arizona football scene well. He was a standout at Hamilton High School and Arizona State University. He's played for the Cardinals and ...

Top Arizona high school graduates head to ASU ready to make a difference  Arizona State University

Ten of the most elite high school graduates in the state have decided to devote their careers to giving back, and they've decided the best place to begin that ...

Broncs have state tournament 'play in' match | Sports  Parker Pioneer

The Parker Broncs girls' volleyball team is one of 16 teams that will be playing “play in” matches for the Arizona Interscholastic Association state 2A tournament.

Scottsdale schools superintendent under fire after contentious changes

Scottsdale Unified School Distict Superintendent Denise Birdwell's is under fire after making changes at Coronado High School and around the district.

Arcadia school hosts football camp for kids with autism  Arizona Republic

Arcadia High School will host its first Football Camp for Kids and Teens with Autism on the school's practice fields on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Student athletes miss state championship because school doesn't make deadline  AZFamily

Several high school tennis players won't get a chance to play for the state title because of a paperwork problem.

Arizona Wildcats freshmen ready to make big splash on court, in record books  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona's highly regarded recruiting class in on campus, dreaming of big things.

Design-your-own doughnut shop, Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee, opens in Arcadia  ABC15 Arizona

There's a new doughnut shop in town. Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee+ opened on Monday in a recently-opened development near 40th Street and Indian School ...

Valle Luna "Making a Difference"- Connor Davis  Sports360AZ

Connor Davis, from Arcadia high school, is this weeks Valle Luna “Making a Difference” player of the week. Connor has a 4.56 GPA, is a member of the National ...

Scottsdale Charros honor students, educators at awards banquet  Arizona Education News Service

The Scottsdale Charros honored the 2017 Scottsdale Unified School District Outstanding Students and Educators, Scottsdale Community College Educator of ...

ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...

Meet the Arizona students who earned $115K scholarships to the state's public universities

Meet 20 Arizona students who earned Flinn Scholarships that pay public university tuition and room and board, among other costs.

Basketball Diaries: Jaylin Fleming's Unique Journey  Sports360AZ

Jaylin Fleming leans back in the bleachers and suddenly breaks into unscripted laughter with several of his Arcadia Titan teammates. They see the popular ...

2018 All-Academic Baseball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school baseball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...

Mogollon's first state volleyball title run highlights 2nd half of year  White Mountain Independent

White Mountain High Schools began a new school year, and with it, a road to more sports glory, in August.

HGTV comes to Phoenix: Couples film pilot based on Arcadia neighborhood renovations

"Rafterhouse" airs Saturday, Oct. 10. It features two Arcadia couples, and their seven kids, as they modernize the neighborhood's post-war ranch homes to make ...

Where will Arizona high school players fall in 2017 MLB draft?

A look at the top Arizona high school baseball players who might fall in the MLB draft this week.

Close Encounters of the Steven Spielberg Kind in Arizona  Jewish Daily Forward

Ever notice that suburbia and science fiction star in Steven Spielberg's movies? That's partly because the filmmaker spent his teenage years in Phoenix, Arizona.

9 Famous Former Arizona State University Students  Phoenix New Times

This week, thousands of Arizona State University graduates will walk across the commencement stage and out into the unknown. Many will have set the ...

Scottsdale chooses fresh faces for council, school board candidates  AZCentral

Scottsdale will see *fresh* faces on the City Council and school board, according to preliminary unofficial election results. Many provisional ballots and early ...

2018 All-Academic Softball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school softball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...

Uberrito Opens at Arcadia Gateway, Continues Phoenix-Area, Southwest Expansion  Yahoo Finance

Überrito announced today the opening of its newest restaurant, located at 4325 E Indian School Road, Suite 150 in the Arcadia Gateway shopping center.

SUSD appoints several new principals, assistant principals  Scottsdale Independent

On Aug. 8, students, parents and staff will see some new and some familiar faces at a few of the Scottsdale Unified School District campuses.

PBJ Cribs: See inside the Paradise Valley home of Scott Henderson and Donna Kent (Video)  Phoenix Business Journal

When engaged couple Scott Henderson and Donna Kent decided to move in together, they wanted a home they could blend their families together to make ...

10 Scottsdale schools welcome new principals or assistant principals

Scottsdale Unified School District has announced the principals and assistant principals joining them at their campuses for the new school year.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

20 of Arizona's top students named Flinn Scholars  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been awarded the 2017 Flinn Scholarship, a highly competitive merit-based award for ...

Valley teen creates new tool for NASA  ABC15 Arizona

A new tool is heading to the International Space Station and it's all thanks to a Valley teen.

Arizona Car Week revs up with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and other collector car auctions  AZCentral

Arizona Car Week kicks off this weekend with Barrett-Jackson, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, RM Sotheby's, Russo and Steele, Silver Auctions and ...

Central High School lifts lockdown building by building as Phoenix police investigate potential threat

Central High School was on lockdown while Phoenix police investigated a potential threat that was written on a bathroom stall on the school campus.

Phoenix teacher nominated for Grammy award

Richard Maxwell, who created the Contemporary Music and Sound program at Arcadia High School, is among nine others from around the country to make the ...

Valley Youth Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season Continues With A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL  Broadway World

Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) opens their 23rd production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, this Friday, November 30, at 7:30 pm, at Valley Youth Theatre.

A glimpse behind the wall at the Lazy R&G Ranch in Phoenix

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Donations raised for family of Phoenix teen runner who collapsed, died

PHOENIX -- Donations for funeral expenses are being collected for the family of a teen runner who died after a race on Saturday.

Scottsdale district enrollment drops this year

Enrollment in the Scottsdale Unified School District elementary schools is down 8 percent this year over last year - a turn of events that's likely to fuel the ongoing ...

Arizona teen asks Emma Stone to prom with 'La La Land' inspired video  WSET

PHOENIX, Az. (WSET) - One teen found a creative way to ask his celebrity crush to prom.Jacob Staudenmaier, a 17-year-old student atArcadia High School, is a ...

Glendale Prep volleyball maxes out to make 2A state finals  Your Valley

The Glendale Prep volleyball team poses with its 2A runner up trophy Nov. 3 at Tempe High School. [Amthony Lam/For West Valley Preps]. November 4, 2018 ...

Protesters for March for Our Lives take to the streets of Phoenix

Students, parents and supporters flooded the streets of Phoenix and other Arizona cities as March For Our Lives hit the Valley Saturday.

PBJ Cribs: See inside the Phoenix home of Canal Partners' Todd Belfer (Video)  Phoenix Business Journal

When Canal Partners managing partner Todd Belfer and his family were looking to move back to the Phoenix area from California, his wife, Julie, fell in love with ...

Phoenix man hopes nursery can bloom in vacant lot

A Phoenix man wants to convert a one-acre eyesore at 18th Street and Indian School Road into a verdant, millennial-oriented nursery.

Carvana (finally) launching in Phoenix. Here's why it took so long  Phoenix Business Journal

Tempe-based online used car retailer Carvana Co. is finally launching its free, as-soon-as next-day delivery *service* today in the Phoenix metro area.

Valley Vista's Taylor Chavez named Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Taylor Chavez, who led Surprise Valley Vista to a second consecutive 6A state championship, has been chosen the Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of ...

Scottsdale school board race may be crowded as 10 show early interest  AZCentral

The Scottsdale school board race is shaping up to be competitive as ten residents have already expressed interest in two seats that will be up for grabs Nov. 6.

Phoenix canal murders: 2 shocking cases, 22 years of mystery

On a Wednesday morning in September 1993, Phoenix police fished the body of a 17-year-old girl from the water of the Arizona Canal. The canal, which spills ...

Phoenix-area teen Charles Keating IV's 'Outward Bound' trek debuts on Discovery Kids

Charlie Keating IV, grandson of Charles H Keating Jr. and Arcadia High School student, participated in Discovery Kids Channel's Outward Bound TV series.

The 10 Coolest Celebrities from Arizona  Phoenix New Times

Arizona is consistently teeming with celebrities -- actors/actresses, athletes and musicians -- who flock to our state in search of better winter weather, prime ...

Superintendent Birdwell denounces claims illustrated in HUSD emails  Scottsdale Independent

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Denise Birdwell denied claims illustrated in a recent Higley Unified School District ...

Scottsdale Christian volleyball boasts three college-bound players, community atmosphere

Despite competing in the 2A conference, Scottsdale Christian attracted the talent to get two D1 offers and one D2.

Arizona's #RedForEd movement evolves into quieter, broader political force

The second wind of the #RedForEd movement is taking shape in lower-profile, more political ways that supporters say illustrates its lasting influence.

Scottsdale schools campaign co-chairs working hard to say 'Yes to Children'

Cindy Bitcon and Karen Treon are leading the "Yes to Children" campaign supporting the bond and override for the Scottsdale Unified School District.

10 Arizona pop-culture moments

Arizona isn't known as a hotbed of pop culture, but we've had our moments. Here are 10.

5 Best Midcentury Modern Neighborhoods in Metro Phoenix  Phoenix New Times

It's no secret that we hold a special place in our hearts for Midcentury Modern architecture here in metro Phoenix. While much of the Valley has been overrun ...

Best things to do with kids this weekend: Earth Day, cowboy shootout and family bike rides  AZCentral

April 20 through April 22, families in Arizona should visit the Earth Day event, the fake Cave Creek cowboy shootout and the Glendale bike ride event.

Arizona becoming a popular place to train for Olympic hopefuls  Cronkite News

Olympians once left Arizona to train at the elite level, but that may be changing.

Maricopa County board wants Estrella Mountains peak named for fallen Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV  ABC15 Arizona

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors wants the tallest peak in a mountain range south of Phoenix named in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL.

Sister Cities picks 23 Phoenix students for exchange program

Youth ambassadors will travel to Phoenix's sister cities through a reciprocal program.

GCU students perform cardiac screenings  GCU Today

Arcadia High School students benefited from cardiac screenings recently when GCU athletic training and nursing students partnered with the Anthony Bates ...

Arizona Sports Awards High Achievers of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors Athletes of the Week and a High Achiever of the Week.

Man arrested in 1990s canal murders  USA TODAY

PHOENIX — More than 20 years after the grisly crimes, Phoenix police say they have arrested a suspect in the murders of two young women whose bodies were ...

Sen. John McCain gets emotional talking about slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating

Sen. John McCain got choked up Thursday when discussing the death in northern Iraq of Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV, whose Arizona family McCain has ...

Scottsdale woman inspired students, seniors

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Phoenix Events September 7-13: Literally the Worst Show Ever, Bar Flies, Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres  Phoenix New Times

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Alice Cooper's wife, Sheryl, kids keep the faith

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What to know about the Phoenix canal murders

Police arrested Bryan Patrick Miller on Jan. 13, 2015, in connection with the murders of two young women whose bodies were found in the Arizona Canal about ...

No. 57 • Pueblo wins back-to-back state basketball championships  Arizona Daily Star

March 6, 1978: Pueblo wins back-to-back state basketball titles. It rained so hard in Phoenix the day of the 1978 state basketball semifinals that defending state ...

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Phoenix's freezing temperatures delay a few flights out of Sky Harbor International Airport  AZCentral

Freeze warnings remained in effect for much of Arizona through 9 a.m. Thursday, and the temperature delayed some travelers.

Chaparral High names Nick Steward baseball coach, becomes 3rd in school's history

Chaparral High School, one of the more storied baseball programs in Arizona high school history, named Nick Steward, its new baseball coach.

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