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A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the new Wilson Electric training facility at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The … more
A team of 12 science and math students from Apache Junction High School recently competed at the 27th Annual Math/Science Field Day at Scottsdale Community College. It was the first time the … more
An increase in school bus vandalism is having an impact on the Apache Junction Unified School District fleet. Several buses — many newer models — have been marred with graffiti and … more
Central Arizona College will host new-student orientation sessions in January. The sessions are designed for anyone with questions about navigating the college experience. All students are invited … more
Local optician Gail Ross and reelected board member Dena Kimble will join forces with Bobby Bauders, Gilbert Cancio and Cami Garcia as newly inducted Apache Junction Unified School District Board … more
In about six months, area high school students will graduate and move on to college or jobs. But the East Valley Institute of Technology offers them another opportunity — and for some, it might … more

Cactus Canyon Junior High School student Michael Osborn has advanced to state competition for the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen essay contest. The theme of the 2022-23 contest is “My Pledge … more
Central Arizona College will host “New Student Orientation” sessions in January. NSO is designed for anyone with questions about navigating the college experience. All students are … more
The 4A Apache Junction Prospectors (0-11) faced off against the 1A Baboquivari Warriors (8-1) on Dec. 15. The Prospectors were hoping to defeat their lower-division opponent for their first win of … more
Apache Junction High School’s Bruce Binkley was awarded the Jesse Parker Coach Foundation Legacy Award at a pep rally at the high school on Dec. 9. The head football coach was nominated for the … more
Central Arizona College will host “New Student Orientation” sessions in January. NSO is designed for anyone with questions about navigating the college experience. All students are … more
Santa Claus is not the only one granting special wishes this holiday season. Jason Johnson, a special education teacher at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Road, was one of 400 … more
The 4A playoffs began on Friday, Nov. 18, and the Apache Junction Prospectors (7-3) were looking to take down the Prescott Badgers (8-2) at home at Davis Field. The winner of this game was to play … more

Incumbent Dena Kimble and newcomer Gail Ross are leading in the election for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board, according to unofficial results posted by the … more
The Apache Junction Prospectors (6-3) played at home vs. the Benjamin Franklin Chargers (1-8) on Senior Night. The regular season came to a close for both teams on Thursday, Nov. 10. Coach Bruce … more
It was a big game for both teams heading into the end of the regular season. Both the Prospectors (ranked No. 6) and the Titans (ranked No 16) were 5-3 heading into the match up on Nov 4. This was … more
Incumbent Dena Kimble and newcomer Gail Ross are leading in the election for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board, according to unofficial results posted by the … more
One crime was reported in 2021 at one of Central Arizona College’s five campuses — compared to seven in 2020 at two campuses and 20 in 2019 at two campuses, according to a federally … more
Apache Junction Unified School District has two “B” rated and three “C” rated school grades in the 2021-22 state accountability labels released Nov. 2. The system measures … more
Five candidates for two Apache Junction Unified School District No. 43 seats have filed signatures to be on the ballot at the Nov. 8 election. According to the Pinal County Superintendent’s … more

Five candidates for two Apache Junction Unified School District No. 43 seats have filed signatures to be on the ballot at the Nov. 8 election. According to the Pinal County Superintendent’s … more
Salt River Project is offering grants for teachers in Phoenix and Pinal County to teachers looking for ways to engage their students in the classroom. “Our educational programs are STEM … more
Five candidates for two Apache Junction Unified School District No. 43 seats have filed signatures to be on the ballot at the Nov. 8 election. According to the Pinal County Superintendent’s … more
Individuals and businesses in the community can support student musicians in junior and senior high through Apache Junction Unified School District’s newly launched “Adopt an … more
Five candidates for two Apache Junction Unified School District No. 43 seats have filed signatures to be on the ballot at the Nov. 8 election. According to the Pinal County Superintendent’s … more
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