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AJUSD to Continue National Lunch Program | Education | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction Unified School District will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Four ...



Student facing charges after placing prank call of threat at Apache Junction High School  ABC15 Arizona

A lockdown was lifted and the all-clear was given at Apache Junction High School Friday afternoon following reports of a threat at the campus.



BOOM! 25 Fourth of July firework shows to see in the Valley  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX — It's time to pull out the stars and stripes and the red, white, and blue because America's Independence Day is today! No matter how you celebrate ...



LIST: Fourth of July events, activities across Arizona  AZFamily

Arizona's Family compiled a list of activities and unique firework viewing experiences so you can enjoy the Fourth with your family all across Arizona.



Fireworks shows and more 4th of July fun around the Phoenix area  12news.com KPNX

The Valley has plenty to offer on the Fourth of July. From outdoor games to live concerts—and, of course, fireworks shows—there are plenty of events to check ...



Here's where (and when) to see July 4th fireworks in Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale and more  AZCentral

If you like to celebrate the Fourth of July by taking in a spectacular fireworks display, you might be in luck this year. At this time last year, much of Arizona was ...



Several tires slashed, cars keyed at Apache Junction High School prom  AZFamily

Dozens of students had their tires slashed and their cars damaged while they were trying to enjoy prom night at Schnepf Farms over the weekend.



Phoenix 4th Of July Fireworks: 2019 Guide, Scheduled Times  Patch.com

Phoenix 4th Of July Fireworks: 2019 Guide - Phoenix, AZ - Patch has your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in ...



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 ...



Apache Junction High School homecoming parade Sept. 22  Apache Junction Independent

Alumni will not be the only ones returning to Apache Junction High School for homecoming festivities. The Homecoming Parade, a long-standing tradition that ...



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 ...



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.



AJUSD Recognizes Four Teachers of the Year  Apache Junction News

Three veteran teachers and one teacher in her first year of teaching were recognized at a special celebration on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Performing ...



New Principal Selected for AJ High School | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

Dr. Christopher Lineberry has been named principal of Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive, for the 2019-2020 school year.



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 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.



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 ...



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

Police are shown arresting and escorting the 17-year-old student off of campus, all because he refused to take off a bandanna Screenshot: AZ Family.



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; ...



Fire district issues immediate ban of fireworks permits, use  Apache Junction Independent

Due to extreme fire danger, the Superstition Fire and Medical District is restricting the sale and use of fireworks within its boundaries, which include Apache ...



2019 Arizona Lecture Series to begin Jan. 7  Apache Junction Independent

Learn about the culture and history of Arizona at the weekly Arizona Lecture Series at the Performing Arts Center, 2525 S. Ironwood Road at Apache Junction ...



New Principals Named at Cactus Canyon JH and Four Peaks Elementary School  Apache Junction News

Mr. Chad Cantrell, who has served as principal at Four Peaks Elementary, 1785 N. Idaho Road, for the past two years, will be taking on new responsibilities as ...



AJHS Principal Chomokos Resigns After 1 Year  Apache Junction News

Dr. Angela Chomokos, hired as Apache Junction High School principal in May 2018, will be leaving the district at the end of her current contract, which expires at ...



“Everywhere, People are the Same” | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

“You can make friends; it's not difficult here,” Valentina summarized her experience as a foreign exchange student attending Apache Junction High School.



Prospector pride: Apache Junction football makes stark improvements under Vance Miller  Apache Junction Independent

Evolution has come quick for the Apache Junction High School football team.It wasn't that long ago that many considered the Prospectors to be an easy game ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Apache Junction High School graduation May 23  Apache Junction Independent

Apache Junction High School graduation is 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Davis Field at the high school, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive.



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 ...



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.



Former Apache Junction Parks Director Bell dies  Apache Junction Independent

Former Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Bell – the city's only parks director until his retirement in 2016 – has died after an illness. He was 61.



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.



Tires slashed on prom night | Video  AZFamily

Seventeen people reported damage to their cars at the prom held at Schnepf Farms.



Looking ahead in Apache Junction | Editorials | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

Another year has come and gone, and 2019 is sure to bring even more development and good news to Apache Junction. Having completed my first term as ...



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.



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



Schools' Letter Grades Drop | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

We recently received notice from the State Department of Education regarding letter grades for each of our schools for the 2017-2018 school year. The state ...



AJHS Student Kennedy Bishop Receives $10000 Presidential Scholarship  Apache Junction News

Kennedy Bishop, a senior at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction, received the Grand Canyon University Presidential ...



Lost Dutchman Marathon Awards AJ Community Youth $70000  Apache Junction News

The Lost Dutchman Marathon Committee held their 2019 Awards Banquet with check presentations on April 25 at The Paseo in Apache Junction. $70000 was ...



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.



21st Annual AJHS NJROTC Car & Motorcycle Show Seeks Participants and Sponsors  Apache Junction News

The Anchor Club, parent organization for the Apache Junction High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (NJROTC), is seeking participants and ...



Youth Matter Summer Session June 16 at AJ High School  Apache Junction News

Free event designed for middle and high school students.



Officials: Monsoon moisture needed to extinguish Woodbury Fire  Apache Junction Independent

Moisture from a monsoon is needed to extinguish the Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness, an official said at a community meeting June 18.



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 ...



newspapers | apache_junction | Apache Junction, AZ | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction & Gold Canyon News is your local source for the news that affects your everyday life. We are locally owned, locally reported and trusted by ...



Paper of record: The stories that defined Apache Junction, Gold Canyon in 2018  Apache Junction Independent

In 2018 the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent covered the ins and outs of the city of Apache Junction and the unincorporated Pinal County community ...



Carl Halperin Named School Liaison/DARE Officer  Apache Junction News

Officer Carl Halperin has been named as liaison between Apache Junction Unified School District and the Apache Junction Police Department.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Personnel | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

Publisher. I became the publisher of The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon News by default. The paper was my late husband's dream. Ed ate, slept and played The ...



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 ...



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.



Cactus Canyon Attracts AVID Learners | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. It's an appropriate name for a program that unlocks potential by changing students' perception of ...



17 AJ Unified School District Retirees Recognized | News | ajnews.com  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



AJHS NJROTC Cadets Take First Place in Brain Brawl  Apache Junction News

On Saturday, September 22, Apache Junction High School hosted the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Prospector Brain Brawl. Out of 16 ...



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 ...



AJ Welcomes Community to Second State of the City  Apache Junction News

The city of Apache Junction celebrated its second “State of the City” program on Wednesday evening, February 13, 2019. Mayor Jeff Serdy welcomed the ...



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 NJROTC Cadet Receives $1000 Check from BBB & SRP  Apache Junction News

Salt River Project (SRP) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are honoring nine Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) students as part of the ...



State is Not on Track to Meet Teacher Salary Goals  Apache Junction News

Updated data shows modest increase in median teacher pay in AZ; no movement in national rank.



Apache Junction 'Old Timer' Bites the Dust  Apache Junction News

The community was saddened by the sudden demise of a local landmark. The majestic saguaro that stood just north of Superstition Boulevard in front of Shady ...



Lights, Camera, Action in Apache Junction | Business | ajnews.com  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 ...



AJUSD Offers Free Summer Food Program for Children  Apache Junction News

This summer, the Apache Junction Unified School District will partner with the US Department of Agriculture to offer free nutritious breakfasts and lunches to ...



DeLoera Confirmed as Cactus Canyon Junior High School Assistant Principal  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 ...



14 things to do this Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix and across Arizona  AZCentral

Commemorate U.S. *service* members or celebrate the unofficial start of the summer at these events in the Phoenix area and around the state.



This week in Apache Junction Sports - Apache Junction Independent  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 ...



Owners of Apache Greyhound Park Pitch Repurposing Ideas to Community Group  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction Focal Point & Tourism Group (FP&T) met last Tuesday, February 12, at the Apache Greyhound Park to hear a presentation by Delaware North ...



CCJH Newsletter, Teacher and Class Options Lauded  Apache Junction News

Good news came in threes for Apache Junction Unified School District's journalism program. First, Cactus Canyon Junior High School's online newspaper, The ...



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 ...



2018 City Election Candidate Summary  Apache Junction News

There are a total of six candidates running for Apache Junction City office in 2018. There are two candidates vying for the Mayor's office (vote for one) and four ...



Tempe Splashes Its Way to Football Win Over AJ  Apache Junction News

As time expired in the first half of the Apache Junction-Tempe high school football game on Aug. 24, a monsoon shower extended halftime to an hour and 45 ...



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 ...



Chamber of Commerce Approves Name Change | Business | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

Apache Junction Chamber to become Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce on November 10.



Photo Gallery | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

The award-winning The Apache Junction & Gold Canyon News is proud to deliver the news affecting our community factually, clearly and without bias or ...



Stephanie Ann Tomb  coppercountrynews

Stephanie Ann Tomb passed away peacefully on Feb. 5, 2019 in Mesa, Ariz. at the age of 49. She is survived by her mother Mary Salcido of Globe, Ariz. and her ...



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 ...



Big Loss from Fire at Auto Shop  Apache Junction News

Firefighters from the Superstition Fire & Medical District and the Mesa Fire & Medical Department fought an early morning fire in an Apache Junction Auto Repair ...



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.



Man Charged in Counterfeit Bills Case | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) has arrested and charged an Apache Junction man in connection with eight different incidents involving ...



Oh Danny-boy, the Pipes, the Pipes are Calling  Apache Junction News

SFMD Firefighter awarded in affiliation with bagpipe competition; local Honor Guard receives new uniforms, steeped in tradition.



Public-Private Investment Creates the Arizona Center for Student Success  Apache Junction News

The Office of the Governor, Helios Education Foundation, Pima Community College Foundation, and the Arizona Community Foundation have jointly awarded a ...



Lost Gold, Silver and Tall Tales | Opinion | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

The Superstition Mountain range has attracted the interest of humans for more than a millennium. First it was the Native American who did hunting and gathering ...



Fireworks and fun July 4 in Apache Junction - Apache Junction Independent  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 ...



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 Leo Club Dedicates Legacy Project  Apache Junction News

The Apache Junction High School Leo Club dedicated their Legacy Project at the Apache Junction Learning Center (TLC) on Thursday, April 19. The students ...



The Lettermen Come to Gold Canyon | News | ajnews.com  Apache Junction News

For an evening to remember, “The Lettermen,” with their trademark harmony and lush romantic arrangements, are performing in the East Valley on Friday, ...



Johnson Utilities in Hot Water Over Non-compliance  Apache Junction News

On May 22, 2019, The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and the Arizona Attorney General's Office (AGO) filed a civil case in Arizona ...



Showtune Productions schedule for Apache Junction - Apache Junction Independent  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.



Lee Alexander Performs Country/Cowboy Concert  Apache Junction News

Lee Alexander, one of Arizona's most versatile Country and Cowboy Western singers/songwriters, will wrap up the Superstition Mountain Museum's free winter ...



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



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.



New Principal at Four Peaks Elementary School  Apache Junction News

In a special meeting of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Board members agreed unanimously to ...



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