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  1. Student facing charges after placing prank call of threat at Apache Junction High School  ABC15 Arizona
  2. Bogus shooting call forces lockdown at Apache Junction High School  AZCentral
  3. Lockdown lifted at Apache Junction HS after police situation, some students being questioned  AZFamily
  4. Student at Apache Junction HS makes false school shooting call  12news.com KPNX
  5. No threat found at East Valley high school after lockdown, police say  KTAR.com
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VIDEO: Aerial video of police situation at Apache Junction High School  AZFamily

Police and Maricopa County sheriff's deputies converged on Apache Junction High School in the East Valley at about 1:30 p.m. Friday. Aerial video from the ...



4 Apache Junction High School students arrested in dress code battle  AZCentral

A battle over the dress code is brewing at Apache Junction High School after videos of a student disagreeing with police over his bandanna went viral.



Apache Junction High School student arrested, refused to take off bandana  AZFamily

Apache Junction police arrested four students after one of them refused to take off a blue bandana.



VIDEO: Police questioning some Apache Junction HS situation after false call sparked lockdown, massive police response  AZFamily

One student is in custody and police are questions more than a dozen others after a false report resulted in a lockdown and massive police response at Apache ...



Cornelius Turner new Apache Junction High School head varsity boys basketball coach  Apache Junction Independent

Cornelius Turner is the new head varsity boys basketball coach at Apache Junction High School. Cornelius Turner. Coach Turner is a graduate of Dobson High ...



CCJH Principal to Receive AZ Music Educators Association Outstanding Admin Award  Apache Junction News

Cactus Canyon Junior High Principal, Courtney Castelhano will receive the Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA) Outstanding Administrator Award at ...



Apache Junction principal asked for students' arrest over bandanna, report says  AZCentral

An Apache Junction student wearing a bandanna and three other teens were arrested after a principal's request, according to a police report.



Kids safe after shooting scare at Apache Junction HS  12news.com KPNX

Students at Apache Junction High School were in lockdown for about an hour this afternoon after a caller falsely reported a shooting at the school. Students are ...



New Principal Confirmed for Apache Junction High School  Apache Junction News

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board unanimously approved Dr. Angela Chomokos as the new Apache ...



Prank Call Prompts AJ High School Lock-Down on Friday, Dec. 14  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction High School (AJHS) campus was about to let out for the week when the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) received a call saying ...



Hiring Apache Junction High School principal to be considered at May 8 meeting  Apache Junction Independent

Hiring a new Apache Junction High School principal for the 2018-19 school year is to be discussed at a May 8 meeting.



Arizona High School Student Refused to Take Off Bandanna, So He And 3 Other Students Were Arrested Because Apparently, That Makes Sense  The Root

Further proving that cops will arrest black kids for anything, an Arizona senior student at Apache Junction High School was arrested, along with some of his ...



Arizona education department gives Cs and Ds grades for Apache Junction schools  Apache Junction Independent

The Arizona Department of Education has notified Apache Junction Unified School District that its schools received C and D grades for academic growth; ...



AJHS Educator Named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction  Apache Junction News

Da Un “Andie” Chung, an educator at Apache Junction High School in Apache Junction, AZ, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by ...



Registration under way for Apache Junction Unified School District  Apache Junction Independent

Registration has begun for new and returning students who will be attending Apache Junction Unified School District during the 2018-19 school year.



Dr. Chomokos new Apache Junction High School principal  Apache Junction Independent

Dr. Angela Chomokos has been hired to be Apache Junction High School's principal for the 2018-19 school year.



Register Now for 2018-19 School Year  Apache Junction News

Registration is underway for new and returning students who will be attending Apache Junction Unified School District during the 2018-2019 school year.



Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Braden Biggs  Apache Junction Independent

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache ...



VIDEO: Reported shooting at high school deemed hoax  AZFamily

Police say no gunman or shooting victims were found on campus, but the student who called in the report is being detained.



OPINION: Apache Junction High School Principal Larry LaPrise ‘a true inspiration’  Apache Junction Independent

It has been brought to my attention that Apache Junction High School Principal Larry LaPrise is not coming back next year. In multiple confirmations it is my ...



Apache Junction school district general election results  Apache Junction Independent

Four are running for two elected volunteer positions on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters live in ...



47 resignations to be considered at April 24 Apache Junction school board meeting  Apache Junction Independent

The resignations of 47 people as employees from Apache Junction Unified School District are to be considered at the governing board's April 24 meeting.



Meet the Candidates for the School Board  Apache Junction News

With all city positions decided in the primary election on August 28, the lone event remaining in the local race is between the four candidates vying for two open ...



Youth Matter Summer Session June 16 at Apache Junction High School  Apache Junction Independent

It's hard to believe this school year is almost over. Just a year ago members of the Apache Junction Wellness Partnership came together to address the potential ...



First Day of School for AJUSD  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction Unified School District wants to remind parents that the first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year is July 24. This is a change from the ...



City of Apache Junction Fourth of July Celebration  Apache Junction News

Join Apache Junction Parks & Recreation for our annual Fourth of July Celebration. All festivities take place on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. We will be kicking off ...



Arizona high school student arrested for wearing a blue bandana in class  TheGrio

An Arizona teen was arrested last week after his teachers accused him of violating Apache Junction High School's dress code.



AJ Council Update  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction City Council met last Tuesday, September 18, 2018, in Chambers. Mayor Jeff Serdy (left) read a proclamation designating the week of ...



BREAKING NEWS VIDEO: Police Situation prompts locks down, street closures at Apache Junctino HIgh School  AZFamily

A police situation prompted a lock down of Apache Junction High School in the East Valley Friday afternoon.



Arrested Teen Says His Teacher Called The Police On Him For Wearing A Bandana To School  HuffPost

A group of high school students launched a peaceful protest to support a classmate whose teacher reportedly called the police on him because he wore a ...



Apache Junction Unified School District going back to five-day academic calendar; high school students staged protest  Apache Junction Independent

[Update 2: An Apache Junction resident, apparently a student from Apache Junction High School, has started an online petition to ask the Apache Junction ...



Fatal Car Accident on Apache Trail  Apache Junction News

An Apache Junction teen was killed Saturday, Oct. 20 when a car he was riding in veered off of State Route 88 and rolled down an embankment. The driver of ...



17 AJ Unified School District Retirees Recognized  Apache Junction News

2017/18 has been a year of change at Apache Junction Unified School District. 2018/19 promises to continue the trend. But as the saying goes, “The only ...



AJHS Names New Basketball Coaches  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction High School announced its new basketball head coaches for the 2018-19 season. Cornelius Turner was named as the head varsity boys ...



Arizona HS football team dedicating week to player killed in car accident  USA TODAY High School Sports

A day after Apache Junction's biggest football win of the year, a 53-52 thriller over Glendale that put it in position to clinch a 4A playoff berth in the final week of ...



Lights, Camera, Action in Apache Junction  Apache Junction News

It was oppressively hot sitting in the Apache Junction High School parking lot at mid-day, but Cristi Harris was full of *fresh* excitement. She is one of several ...



13-year-old arrested for threats against Queen Creek school  AZFamily

Pinal County authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested for making threats against a school.



Fireworks, volleyball, swimming highlight AJ Fourth of July  Apache Junction Independent

A variety of events are planned Wednesday, July 4, in Apache Junction, capped off by fireworks at 8:30 p.m..



All-American Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11  Apache Junction News

The community is invited to come and enjoy a colorful and patriotic display honoring our country's veterans and active duty military in downtown Apache ...



AJHS Principal Candidates Respond to Community Questions  Apache Junction News

On Thursday, May 3, approximately 75 parents, students, staff and community members attended a forum in the Apache Junction Unified School District Board ...



Apache Junction coach resigns, denies having inappropriate relationship with student  AZCentral

Apache Junction coach Richard Milligan was accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old boy, whom Milligan said he viewed as a son.



AJ High School is More Than a Score  Apache Junction News

An early goal of the ad hoc committee creating the new letter grade system for Arizona schools had been to format a more well-rounded assessment of school ...



School's out on Fridays as Apache Junction students adjust to 4-day school week  AZCentral.com

APACHE JUNCTION – One year after a southeast Valley school district switched to a four-day school week, some parents and students still grapple with longer ...



AJ/GC News Staff Recognized with 5 Awards  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction & Gold Canyon News staff received five awards at the Arizona Newspapers Association-Associated Press Media Editors (ANA-APME) ...



Have Fun and Stay Safe on July 4th  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) would like everyone to enjoy their celebration of our country's independence! If you come out to the Apache ...



DeLoera Confirmed as Cactus Canyon Junior High School Assistant Principal – AJ Gold Canyon News  Apache Junction News

At the May 17, 2018, Apache Junction Unified School District special Board meeting, Kenny DeLoera was confirmed as the new Assistant Principal at Cactus ...



New AJHS Band Teacher Picks Up the Baton  Apache Junction News

When a well-loved teacher leaves, it often feels like no one could ever fill those shoes. Such is the case with Apache Junction High School Director of ...



Chandler PD: False report of active shooter at JCPenney near Gilbert and Germann  KGUN

CHANDLER, AZ — Officers are investigating after a false report of an active shooter was made at the JCPenney store near Gilbert and Germann roads.



Apache Junction Unified School District approves hires, resignations  Apache Junction Independent

At the July 11 meeting the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board approved hires and resignations, including: •Hires of certified employees: ...



Persistence Pays Off for Ex-Prospector Pitcher  Apache Junction News

Proving there's something to be said for perseverance, Aiden McIntyre's late-blooming baseball career will continue. McIntyre, a 2014 graduate of Apache ...



AJHS Cheer Wins Regionals  Apache Junction News

Lady Prospectors take their dance, tumbling, stunt skills to JAMZ National competition in Las Vegas, February 23 & 24. By Dana Trumbull. Apache Junction High ...



AJHS Cadets Enter Brain Brawl  Apache Junction News

These are just a few of the sample questions for the annual Navy Junior ROTC Brain Brawl. Sometimes described as “Jeopardy on steroids,” Brain Brawl is an ...



Where to see 2018 Fourth of July fireworks around Phoenix: 20 shows not to miss  ABC15 Arizona

The Fourth of July is around the corner, and that means fireworks will soon light up the night skies followed by "oohs" and "ahhs" from kids and adults alike.



EVIT opens 3rd campus, in Apache Junction  Arizona Republic

Apache Junction High School has become the third campus of the East Valley Institute of Technology, with nearly 500 students taking classes in subjects ...



Some Arizona parents and students grow weary of school closures  AZCentral

Arizona teachers walked out for a fourth day Tuesday as part of the #RedForEd movement, and plan to remain out Wednesday.



AJHS NJROTC Marches Forward Under New Command  Apache Junction News

The award-winning Apache Junction High School Navy Junior ROTC is under new “management” this year, as Major William Parker and Senior Chief Dave Patti ...



LIST: Phoenix metro area July 4th events and fireworks for 2018  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Check out Independence Day celebrations in the Phoenix-metro area: Tempe Town Lake Festival July 4th, gates open at 5pm. Tempe Beach Park 80 W. Rio ...



JOBS: 8 places looking for workers in the Valley  ABC15 Arizona

Are you looking for work? There are several places now hiring and looking to add quality workers!



#RedForEd leaders: Arizona teachers hope to return to class Thursday, ending historic walkout  AZCentral

Leaders of the Arizona Educators United group and Arizona Education say they will end the walkout on Thursday if the budget is passed. Thomas Hawthorne ...



Marching Prospectors take 2nd Place  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction High School Marching Band strutted to success, walking away with 2nd Place in the 1A Division at the Arizona Marching Band Association ...



AJHS Grad Enjoys Mound Success at Scottsdale CC  Apache Junction News

As a junior at Apache Junction High School, Justin Anderson was a key player in the Prospectors' state Division IV baseball championship run in 2016.



Friday Night Blitz student athlete of the week: Vie Luff Apache Junction High School football kicker  ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

Apache Junction football coach Dave Aoyagi was struggling to find a kicker for his varsity football team, when the school's soccer coach came up with an idea ...



Christmas Cruise Revs Up Holiday Spirit  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction has more than its fair share of wonderfully unique events, and the East Valley RZR Club's Annual Christmas Cruise is on track to make that ...



AJUSD Board Elects Officers  Apache Junction News

Organizational Meeting The first order of business at the Apache Junction Unified School District Board Meeting on January 9, 2018, was to elect a Board ...



Tough Decision for Coach Fig  Apache Junction News

*Content* with his coaching and teaching gig at Apache Junction High School, Ray Figueroa wasn't looking to move anywhere else when Phoenix North inquired ...



Businesses that have recently opened, are coming soon, relocating or expanding  Apache Junction Independent

The below list and above map are from pages 16-17 of the February 2018 issue of the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent (see the full issue at ...



Reputation for bias dogs Maricopa County even after Arpaio  AZFamily

Two years after defeating longtime metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Paul Penzone is steadily making progress in carrying out a massive court-ordered ...



Bomb threat cancels classes in Somerton School District  AZCentral

Someone called in a bomb threat Thursday morning, prompting officials to cancel classes for the day. Classes are to resume Friday.



Farber Named as Fire Chief  Apache Junction News

Mike Farber has been named the 11th fire chief in the 63 year history of the Superstition Fire & Medical District (SFMD) after serving in the interim fire chief ...



Score FREE trees that can make buildings up to 20 degrees cooler, and cut down the energy bill!  ABC15 Arizona

Did you know that you can plant savings with shade trees? A member of the Salt River Project told us that a fully-grown tree can help reduce the annual energy ...



Fireworks and fun July 4 in Apache Junction  Apache Junction Independent

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is holding its annual Fourth of July Celebration on Tuesday, July 4. The event kicks off with the annual Fourth ...



Arizona court: Husband can testify against wife in DWI case  AZFamily

The Arizona Supreme Court has overturned a lower-court decision that barred a husband from testifying against his wife in a drunken-driving case.



Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on  AZCentral

Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.



This week in Apache Junction Sports  Apache Junction Independent

Apache Junction High School boys basketball is playing in the Fear The Hop Tournament at Mesa High School. The first two games of the Tournament were ...



Memorial Day weekend 2018 events in Phoenix, around Arizona  AZCentral

For some, Memorial Day has become the unofficial start of summer, but the true purpose of the day is to honor those who died in military *service* to the country.



Records: Man accused of DUI after I-17 wrong-way crash had suspended license  AZCentral

Records show deputies found Steven Jones in the driver's seat trying to turn on his car after the wrong-way crash just south of New River on Aug. 15.



AJ Parks & Rec Offers Walking Fundraiser for Prospectors Baseball  Apache Junction News

Join AJ Parks and Recreation and Apache Junction High School Athletics for a fun, running/walking series in our community. Each event will give walkers and ...



Showtune Productions schedule for Apache Junction  Apache Junction Independent

Showtune Productions has five performances planned in 2018 at the Apache Junction Performing Arts Center at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S.



Apache Junction high school seniors win scholarships | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Five Apache Junction High School seniors were awarded scholarships this spring by the Roadhaven Church Scholarship Committee. Perri Edgington, James ...



Patriotic Prospectors Sweep VFW Voice of Democracy  Apache Junction News

Sheryl Anderson's senior government students at Apache Junction High School take their studies seriously. In a recent competition sponsored by VFW Post ...



Marching Prospectors Take First Place  Apache Junction News

On Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, under the direction of newly hired Director of Instrumental Music Jaclyn Chappel, the Apache Junction High School band stepped ...



23 places to watch Fourth of July fireworks in metro Phoenix  AZCentral

Do you still need Fourth of July plans? Looking for a fireworks show near you? We've got you covered. Here are 23 places to watch fireworks in the Valley this ...



Schools, City, Police Collaborate on Crosswalk Safety  Apache Junction News

Rangers dismount to volunteer as crossing guards; police to ticket jaywalkers as well as unsafe drivers. By Dana Trumbull. On November 30, a 13-year-old ...



AJ City Council Meeting Summary  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction City Council met on January 16. At the meeting, there was a presentation of a proclamation designating January 2018 as National Human ...



Videos, photos: New Fry’s Marketplace opens in Apache Junction  Apache Junction Independent

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Arizona lawmakers tied to district, charter schools bring home few A's  AZCentral.com

Sen. Sylvia Allen was called out last week when a school she helped found earned an F, but six other lawmakers also have roles in Arizona schools.



East Mesa Boy Scout troop has 9 new Eagles  East Valley Tribune

For the second time this year, an East Mesa Boy Scout Troop has seen a large group of their members earn eagle rank.



AJHS NJROTC Wins Top National Honor for 13th Consecutive Year  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction High School's Navy JROTC program received a letter from the Secretary of the Navy that the school's program was, once again, awarded ...



5 haunted places to visit in Arizona | Digital Enterprise Stories  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Arizona is known for many landmarks in the area. The Grand Canyon State also has a fair share of haunted places. The following list ...



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

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.



Sex offenders living in Arizona: Search your neighborhood, safety tips  AZFamily

Do you know who is living in your neighborhood? There are over 7500 sex offenders living in the state of Arizona.



Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports  AZCentral.com

The Sultans, the Monsoon, the ... Frogs? A look at the most creative and inspired nicknames across Arizona high school sports.



Counterprotesters call #RedForEd supporters greedy, accuse teachers of being 'terrorists'  AZCentral

PurpleForParents leader Dusti Martin calls teachers who have walked out "terrorists that are holding our children hostage."



Mesa to celebrate Fourth of July with fireworks, naturalization ceremony for new citizens  AZCentral

Mesa's July Fourth festival, the Celebration of Freedom, will host its annual naturalization ceremony, welcoming more than 300 new U.S. citizens.



Democratic candidates for Arizona schools chief agree on issues, diverge on background  AZCentral

The two Democratic candidates for state superintendent of public instruction played up the differences in their education backgrounds at a Thursday night ...



Mesa high-school graduation ceremonies  azcentral.com

Mesa Public Schools graduation ceremonies, speakers and top graduates for the Class of 2014.



Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...



The County Line: 2018 Spring Edition  Sports360AZ

The County Line. Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at CountyLinePreps.com. It's been ...



Some Arizona schools have lead in drinking water  AZFamily

At least 26 Arizona schools have lead in their drinking water above federal guidelines, according to early results of a new statewide testing program.



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