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  1. Highland High School on lockdown after threat, Gilbert police say  ABC15 Arizona
  2. Police: No threat found at Highland High School in Gilbert  FOX 10 News Phoenix
  3. Bomb threat prompts lockdown at Highland High School in Gilbert  AZFamily
  4. Authorities place Gilbert high school on lockdown due to bomb threat  KTAR.com
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Gilbert's Highland High School reopens after lockdown for 'unsubstantiated' bomb threat  AZCentral

The school's website said that students who hadn't yet left for school just after 7:30 a.m. should stay home and await further instruction.



Gilbert high school teacher unknowingly carried a handgun onto campus  AZCentral

A teacher at Highland High School unknowingly brought a handgun to campus and is on administration leave. Gilbert police are investigating.



PD: 15-year-old arrested for threatening to 'shoot up' Gilbert school  ABC15 Arizona

A 15-year-old boy was arrested last week after he was overheard making threats to "shoot up" his East Valley high school. Gilbert police Sgt. Darrell Krueger ...



Game of the Week: Highland's Austin McNamara is a tall order for opponents  AZCentral

Highland senior Austin McNamara is an anomaly for kickers with his 6-4 height.



Chandler beats Gilbert Highland in 6A semifinal overtime thriller  AZCentral

No. 1 Chandler advances to the 6A final against No. 6 Gilbert Perry.



Highland improves to 6-0 with 'FitzMagic' rubbing off  AZCentral

With the now-most famous football alum setting the NFL on fire at Tampa Bay, Ryan Fitzpatrick's high school alma mater is having its best season.



Unsigned athletes who could complete Texas Tech's 2019 Class  247Sports

It's been a crazy 2019 recruiting cycle for the Texas Tech Red Raiders who endured a 10-month commitment drought only to land 11 pledges in June on the way ...



Undefeated Highland faces its biggest test yet in Desert Vista  AZCentral

The Hawks are undefeated at 5-0 and facing their biggest opponent of the season in Phoenix Desert Vista.



Hawk-Eyes: Highland Football Sends Five To College  Sports360AZ

After an 11-2 2018 season, the good times rolled on Wednesday for the Highland Hawks football program with five more outgoing seniors signing with colleges.



Game of the Week: Breaking down Highland-Queen Creek high school football game  AZCentral

Let's break down the Week 10 Game of the Week: Gilbert Highland (7-1) at Queen Creek (7-1)



ALL-USA punter Austin McNamara commits to Texas Tech  USA TODAY High School Sports

Highland High School punter Austin McNamara, a member of the ALL-USA second team, committed to Texas Tech on Christmas.



12 News A+ Teacher of the Week: Jackie Haener-Figueroa from Highland High School  12news.com KPNX

Our 12 News A+ Teacher of the Week comes to us from Gilbert. She's been teaching for 33 years and says she's “in it to win it!” “I have a surprise for you…



Rewind: What we learned in Week 6 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Let's travel through Week 6 of the Arizona high school football season. There was magic in the air. Spectacular comebacks. Freshman flashes.



Closing gaps: Week 10 top 10 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A look at what needs to go down in 10 intriguing Arizona high school football story lines.



14-year-old in custody after shooting at a California high school  CNN

Authorities say they are trying to figure out why a 14-year-old boy went to his former high school Friday morning and began shooting a semiautomatic rifle shortly ...



A look at key Week 6 games in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

It's Week 6 in Arizona high school football. We're already at the midway point of the 2018 season. During homecoming, Gilbert Highland watched fireworks light ...



'All earned': Brophy Prep blind football player Adonis Watt scores 2 touchdowns  AZCentral

Brophy Pep running back Adonis Watt, who is completely blind, scored two touchdowns in a freshman football game.



Gilbert, San Tan Valley, Mesa students walk out for 17 killed at Florida high school  AZCentral

Students at Gilbert High School were the first in the Valley to take part in a wave of classroom walkouts following the Florida high school shooting.



Power points: What rankings mean down the stretch for Arizona high school football teams  AZCentral

There is now a gauge on which football teams have on what they need to do to get home field in the playoffs or just get into the fields of 16.



Highland High in Gilbert adds United Sound to orchestra program  East Valley Tribune

The Highland High School Orchestra has added a new component to its program for special needs students.



Gilbert school district fires Highland teacher accused of having sex with student  Arizona Republic

Highland High JROTC teacher is accused of inappropriate relationships with students.



Another Arizona teen arrested for alleged school shooting threat  KTAR.com

A teenager was arrested Monday for allegedly sending a text message to a fellow student that included a threat to "shoot up" a Prescott Valley high school.



American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona high school football team 2018  AZCentral

The All-Arizona first team and the best of the rest of Arizona high school football, selected by azcentral sports.



Saguaro coach Jason Mohns blindsided by AIA football rankings  AZCentral

Scottsdale Saguaro coach Jason Mohns was a little blindsided Tuesday when the first Arizona Interscholastic Association football rankings of the season were ...



Rewind: What we learned in Week 11 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Break or make, players and teams ended their seasons with a bang.



Arizona high school football playoff schedule and Richard Obert's picks  AZCentral

These are the Arizona high school football playoff games scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Higher-seeded teams will host these first-round ...



East Valley charter gives teachers raise; refuses to let public comment on budget  AZCentral

American Leadership Academy will boost teacher pay by 13 percent, but it still lags behind traditional public school pay.



Arizona high school football schedule plus Richard Obert's picks for Week 6  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. To see the latest rankings from Richard Obert, click here.



Chandler ignores distraction, rolls Perry behind RB DeCarlos Brooks  AZCentral

When it was over, Chandler players and coaches made room for No. 6 – the kid without the pads and, so far, without a season – to get into the huddle, where he ...



Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 5  AZCentral

A look at where the Arizona high school football teams rank through eight weeks. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (7-0). Cemented at No. 1 after ...



'Blind courage': Unable to see, Brophy Prep's Adonis Watt plays running back  AZCentral

It is the last play. A show of sportsmanship by the home team. A 45-yard gallop into the end zone. But this isn't how Phoenix Brophy Prep freshman running back ...



National wave of hoax bomb threats hits Phoenix-area cities  AZCentral

Multiple reports of possible bomb threats were made across the Phoenix-metro area and were believed to be linked to similar threats made nationwide on ...



azcentral Sports Awards: Football Player of the Year finalists 2018  AZCentral

These are the top eight nominees for the 2019 azcentral Sports Awards Football Player of the Year. These eight players will be invited to the azcentral Sports ...



Breaking down AIA football rankings: Teams sweating it out with 2 games left  AZCentral

With two games left in the regular season, Arizona high school football team on the playoff bubble are sweating it out.



Ex-Highland instructor receives 8-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to sexual conduct with a minor  East Valley Tribune

A former teacher at Highland High School in Gilbert was sentenced to eight years in prison on Jan. 16 for having sex with an underage student.



AIA a step away from making 8-team Open Division football playoff system next season a reality  AZCentral

The Arizona Interscholastic Association is only an approval from the Executive Board away from making an eight-team Open Division football playoff a reality ...



Arizona teacher's trip to Savers highlights divide over Red for Ed  AZFamily

A longtime teacher says she was deeply moved by an act of kindness at a Chandler second-hand store and then brought to tears of frustration moments later by ...



ASU Gammage Announces Nominees and Finalists for High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

ASU Gammage has announced the finalists for the High School Musical Theatre Awards. Awards Ceremony and Show Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Tickets ...



Predictions for 6A, 5A, 4A Arizona high school football championships  AZCentral

Let's break down the 6A, 5A, 4A football championship games Friday and Saturday.



Arizona schools to join national protest of gun violence  Cronkite News

Students from at least two Arizona high schools have indicated they will participate in planned walkouts to pressure legislators to pass gun reform. Some Arizona ...



Gilbert native to perform at President George H. W. Bush's state funeral  AZFamily

GILBERT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A Gilbert native will perform at President George H.W. Bush's state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, ...



Desert Ridge vs. Liberty leads intriguing Week 4 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

A school trying to gain 6A traction. Another trying to hold it together. A night to celebrate tradition. Out-of-state excursions to prove Arizona's worth. Here are 10 ...



EPICS High School gives AZ students tools to change the world  Arizona State University

With the support of ASU engineering program, middle and high schoolers design solutions for specific needs of community agencies. An app to help teachers ...



Bradshaw Mountain's Logan Brannan is the Week 7 Top Performer in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Take a look at the best performances in Arizona high school football from Week 7.



Peoria senior to miss homecoming football game after ejection for high-stepping touchdown  AZCentral

Did Peoria receiver Cameron Torres deserve an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for high-stepping on way to touchdown after catch?



Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Patch.com

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche.com this week.



Key Week 9 Arizona high school football games  AZCentral

Three weeks left in the season is all that's left for some teams to position themselves for a playoff spot.



Rewind: What we learned in Week 7 of Arizona high school football  AZCentral

There were records, revelations, upsets, reminders in Week 7.



Top 10 Arizona high school quarterbacks of all time  AZCentral.com

With it being a banner year for high school quarterbacks in Arizona, let's look at the state's all-time top 10.



Here are the Arizona schools that will be closed Tuesday for #RedForEd walkout  AZCentral

Several large Arizona school districts have announced they will be closed Tuesday for walkouts.



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.



Rewind: What we learned from Week 3 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the top moments in Week 3 across Arizona high school football on Friday night.



Game of the Week: No looking back for Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock  AZCentral

A year to forget has turned into a season to remember for first-year Mountain Pointe football coach Rich Wellbrock.



FC Grande reaches conference final in first year  Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces based UPSL team looks for spot in National Playoff.



Highland the Surprise of 6A Football?  Sports360AZ

By Justin Gaither. Highland High School football is typically associated with its most notable alumnus Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.



Ex-Highland High instructor pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a minor, sentencing in November  East Valley Tribune

Former Highland High School Junior ROTC instructor Joseph Stephenson faces possible prison time in November for having sex with an underage JROTC ...



Highland's Miner Webster becomes all-time leader for most girls basketball coaching wins in Arizona  AZCentral.com

The record came when many high school students were still sleeping in from Thanksgiving feasts.



5 arrested on suspicion of running meth trafficking ring  AZCentral

Authorities allege the drug ring was centered in several Phoenix-area cities.



Centennial will play host to Washington champ Eastside Catholic in Geico Bowl  AZCentral

Centennial will play host to Washington champion Eastside Catholic on Dec. 22 at 8:30 p.m. in the Geico Bowl.



Highland honors the late Marquis Cooper  Sports360AZ

It was an emotional night at Highland High School on Friday. The Hawks honored the late Marquis Cooper, a former Highland great who went on to play for the ...



Here are the Arizona schools closing when teachers walk out Tuesday  AZCentral

Hundreds of schools remain closed as teachers call out for the #RedForEd teacher walkout.



15 ways you can tell you’re a Gilbert native  azcentral.com

GILBERT -- Can you claim long-timer status? If you can remember these 15 events in Gilbert's history, you can claim bragging rights:



Arizona football recruiting: Wildcats host several 2019, 2020 recruits  Arizona Desert Swarm

It may be the middle of spring practice for the Arizona Wildcats, but there is always time to recruit. For new head coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff, this weekend ...



Gilbert teen crowned Miss Arizona Junior Teen | East Valley Local News  East Valley Tribune

Gilbert's Vanessa Strait was recently crowned the 2015 National American Miss Arizona Junior Teen, where she competed with other contestants throughout the ...



Highland JROTC instructor arrested, accused of sexual misconduct with 15-year-old student  East Valley Tribune

The Gilbert Police Department has arrested a Junior ROTC instructor at Highland High School accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old ...



Game predictions: Breaking down 3A, 2A football first-round playoff games and 1A semifinals  AZCentral

This is the last in a series breaking down this week's Arizona high school football playoff matchups. Previously broken down: 6A | 5A | 4A. This week's complete ...



Gilbert Public Schools fills four administrative positions  East Valley Tribune

Gilbert Public Schools recently filled four open administrative positions ahead of the 2014-15 school year.



The life of Ryan Fitzpatrick: Pop Warner grit to Jets' steady hand  New York Post

It's about overcoming and persevering and believing in yourself at every turn. It's about getting back up after getting knocked down. It's about savoring the ...



Highland HS water balloon fight caught on camera  12news.com

A water balloon fight broke out in the middle of campus as part of a senior prank at Highland High School on Tuesday.



Gilbert's Austin Parent racks up more baseball honors  East Valley Tribune

Look up and down the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford's baseball lineup and Austin Parent sticks out, the only player on the roster who is not from the northeast.



Graduating seniors taking the stage for commencement in East Valley  East Valley Tribune

Graduating seniors in the East Valley are taking in lots of scholarship money for colleges and universities. So far, they have received more than $200 million in ...



17 historic schools in metro Phoenix  azcentral.com

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.



Snowflake football community remembers 9/11 with special jerseys, tribute video  AZCentral

In a tribute video made by Curtis Cook, Snowflake head football coach Kay Solomon's brother-in-law, the community comes together to remember 9/11.



Arizona high school boys volleyball 2017 state tournament schedule, analysis, predictions  AZCentral.com

This is the 2017 state tournament schedule for Arizona high school boys volleyball.



Throwback Thursday: Dr. Brad Barrett oversaw growth of Gilbert schools  azcentral.com

Gilbert History: Dr. Brad Barrett oversaw the tremendous growth of Gilbert Public Schools as the school district's superintendent.



Arizona Has 50 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Patch.com

Arizona's Best High Schools For 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how AZ schools ...



Arizona high school baseball Top 10 Players of the Week: April 30-May 5  AZCentral.com

This is the azcentral sports Top 10 Arizona High School Baseball Players of the Week. Each week, there will be another 10 for weekly honors. If there is a player ...



How long will Arizona's #RedForEd walkout last?  AZCentral

The uncertainty of when the #RedForEd walkout will end is amplified this week for the state's district and charter schools.



Budget passes as #RedForEd teachers gather for 6th walkout day  AZCentral

Arizona educators and #RedForEd supporters gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for a sixth day of teacher walkouts. It is likely the last day of walkouts ...



S'no joke, Austin Parent unfazed by wintry spring  East Valley Tribune

Perhaps former Highland High School baseball star Austin Parent is on his way to becoming a snowbird. After all, the Gilbert native is enjoying the best season ...



Roberts: Koch-backed 'freedom' schools win big in Arizona budget. But teachers?  AZCentral

Twenty percent of new funding for universities will go to Koch-backed "economic freedom" schools at ASU and UA.



LIVE updates: #RedForEd teacher walkout continues at the Capitol on Monday  AZCentral

Educators and supporters rally at the Arizona Capitol for a third day of teacher walkouts in the fight for education funding.



Gilbert history: How Phil Hatler created professionalism in Gilbert High marching band  azcentral.com

You might say Hatler put Gilbert on the map through presentations in Fiesta Bowl and Rose Bowl parades and other events.



All-Arizona high school girls soccer team: 2014-15  azcentral.com

A look at the players who were selected to the All-Arizona high school girls soccer team for the 2014-15 season. The All-Arizona and All-State boys and girls ...



High schools in the East Valley | East Valley Education News  East Valley Tribune

Thousands of students attend district schools in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe. Classes for Chandler Unified School District and Queen Creek Unified ...



Graduation: Mesa student takes early leap to join Class of 2013  East Valley Tribune

Graduation is just days away. Then, they'll be moving on to the next phases of their life. For many, it's not a day too soon. But for one Mesa student, Thursday's ...



Not forcing the issue: A look at NAU guard Carlos Hines' streaky shooting  Arizona Daily Sun

When Carlos Hines is in a groove on offense for Northern Arizona men's basketball (2-4), he plays like one of the top guards in the Big Sky Conference.



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 ...



Gilbert school board has 5 possible candidates so far  azcentral.com

Possible candidates express frustration with the current school board.



Valdez: When the #RedforEd backlash spreads to parents, Arizona is in trouble  AZCentral

If parents feel alienated, Arizona's teacher walkout will empower the opponents of public education and hurt K-12 schools in the long run.



Soda Shop a destination for families, students | Az Local Business  East Valley Tribune

The Soda Shop, where customers can get fancy carbonated drinks, has found success with its second location. It's attracting more families and students in the ...



More Gilbert Public Schools' educators heading for door  azcentral.com

Another slew of Gilbert Public Schools' educators are heading for the exit, leaving the district with vacant teacher, principal, director and assistant superintendent ...



#RedForEd teacher strike: Arizona budget includes pay raises  AZCentral

Arizona lawmakers pass the state budget with teacher pay raises in a session that lasted overnight Wednesday into Thursday.



Downtown Gilbert: 10 don't-miss spots  azcentral.com

Downtown Gilbert has been steadily growing for years, and there are now many places that visitors don't want to miss.



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.



Rylan Stubbs named 2017 High School Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year  AZCentral

Rylan Stubbs ran three races under 16 minutes on his way to earn the award.



Phoenix-area schools with most National Merit scholars  azcentral.com

A total of 37 high schools in metro Phoenix have at least 1 National Merit Scholar and 4 schools produced 6 each.



Arizona Democrats try to ride wave of frustration from #RedForEd to win power at Capitol  AZCentral

Democrats' hopes of gaining seats in the Legislature hang largely on their laser focus on funding for education. Republicans tout teacher raises.



Storm Front: ACU Solidifies Solid Class  Sports360AZ

I need to send an apology out to head football coach Jeff Bowen and his staff at Arizona Christian University. In my article Thursday, I failed to mention the ...



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