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Bomb threat prompts lockdown at Highland High School in Gilbert  AZFamily

Highland High School in Gilbert has been placed on lockdown due to a threat.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



Chandler beats Gilbert Highland in 6A semifinal overtime thriller  AZCentral

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



Wolverines shred Lumberjacks defense in NAU men's hoops 98-78 loss  Arizona Daily Sun

The first half went just about as well as the Lumberjacks could have wanted, despite trailing 47-44 at the break. The second half, however, was a different story.



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

While Ryan Fitzpatrick has stunned the NFL after two incredible passing games for Tampa Bay, his high school alma mater is in the midst of its own magical ...



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.



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.



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)



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



'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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings: After Week 4  AZCentral

These are the Richard Obert Arizona high school football rankings after Week 4. As always you can find tons of high school sports coverage at ...



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 ...



Highland High School instructor accused of having sexual conduct with minor  ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

Gilbert police have arrested an ROTC instructor at Highland High School on charges of having sexual conduct with a minor.



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



Live: Arizona high school football Week 6 updates  AZCentral

Stay on this page for updates and highlights around the state.



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.



Bubble trouble: Week 11 Arizona high school football story lines  AZCentral

Last chances. Teams on the edge can decide their playoff fate. Just win.



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 ...



Week 4 Arizona high school football scores  AZCentral

Three weeks are in the books. This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Week 4 for games played on Thursday, Sept. 6, Friday, Sept.



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Breaking down 5A football state quarterfinals with predictions  AZCentral

It's time to take a closer look at who will advance to the 5A state football semifinals.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Prizes may cost you more than taxes  ABC15 Arizona

Machelle Glassburn says she'd never won a contest in her life, until her raffle ticket was chosen in the Fall of 2017.



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

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



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.



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.



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.



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?



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 ...



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

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



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.



Higley HS football player making incredible progress 6 months after 2 brain surgeries  AZFamily

For months, it's been tough to be in his own shoes. “The balance of my body is still kind of hard to maintain,” said Marcus Edwards. Marcus, 15, has had to ...



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.



Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old Gilbert girl after meeting on Xbox Live  AZFamily

A New Mexico man is accused of traveling to Arizona to have sex with a 13-year-old Gilbert girl after the two talked on Xbox Live.



Hundred North Bar & Kitchen: New restaurant to open in downtown Gilbert  AZFamily

Hundred North Bar & Kitchen will open in Gilbert's Heritage District on Friday, Nov. 2.



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.



5 arrested on suspicion of running meth trafficking ring  AZCentral

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



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.



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.



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 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 ...



Class is in session for Arizona's high school basketball elite  AZFamily

It's the dawning of the high school basketball season in Arizona and nearly 15 of the state's best players are gathered under one roof.



EV teens celebrate Greek heritage in festive way  East Valley Tribune

East Valley teenagers Makayla Kantarze and Christopher Bafaloukos are staying in step with ancient Greek traditions.



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.



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 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 ...



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

Richard Obert has a breakdown and prediction for the 3A, 2A and 1A games on Friday and Saturday.



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:



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.



Tempe Union High School District makes strides in suicide prevention  AZFamily

Tempe Union High School District is opening up the conversation about suicide prevention to its entire staff, making it the first in the state to provide this type of ...



Highland probation gives end of season a strange feel  East Valley Tribune

Highland High School's boys golf team was placed on a one-year probation by the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) for violating a regulation that ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gilbert mom goes on crusade of kindness, donates kidney to stranger  AZFamily

A Gilbert mom decided to donate a kidney... to a stranger.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 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.



Tempe Union High School bus involved in freeway crash; no kids hurt  AZFamily

No students were hurt in a school bus crash on the freeway Thursday night.



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 ...



AZ teachers vote on whether to go on strike  AZFamily

There have been protests on school campuses across the state. Now, teachers are taking the #RedforEd movement to the next level.



Former Perry quarterback Brock Purdy tearing it up at Iowa State  AZFamily

Exploding on the scene, the nation now knows what Arizonans already did, that the freshmen quarterback is the real deal.



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 High School graduates 100th class | Archives  AZFamily

Gilbert High School's first graduating class was in 1918, now they are celebrating their 100th graduating class.



3 claims in suit over hazing scandal in Arizona dismissed  AZFamily

A judge has dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed over a scandal at an Arizona high school where five of its football players alleged they were physically and ...



Friends of Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan recall high school days in Chandler  AZFamily

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Brent Taylor, a Chandler native who was also a sitting mayor of a Utah town when he was killed overseas.



Students rally across Phoenix area to support victims of Florida school shooting  AZFamily

From Washington DC to Tallahassee, Florida, to Arizona, students are stepping up to have a say in the country's future following another mass shooting on a ...



Gilbert financial adviser gets 6 years for stealing  AZFamily

The Arizona Attorney General's office says a former financial adviser has been sentenced to six years imprisonment for stealing money from dormant bank ...



New numbers give Sinema slight lead over McSally in AZ Senate race  AZFamily

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has taken a slim lead over Republican Marth McSally in the hotly-contested Arizona Senate race that remains too close to call.



Arizona junior golfers capture elusive and prestigious Hogan Cup in Oregon  AZFamily

The Arizona sports landscape was a bit different back in 1986. There were no Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Coyotes or Arizona Diamondbacks. The Phoenix ...



AZ teachers considering strike if school walk-ins don't prompt change in pay  AZFamily

So will they take more action and go on strike? It's not ideal, but may be necessary.



PD: Man upset with loud music brandishes gun at high school dance  AZFamily

A man who was reportedly upset with loud music at a high school dance has been arrested for bringing a weapon into the dance, according to police.



Chandler-Gilbert golfer Taryn Simmons overcomes hearing impairment  AZFamily

Chandler-Gilbert Community College golfer Taryn Simmons was a two-sport athlete at Queen Creek High School, playing softball and golf.



Neighbors clean up hateful graffiti in Gilbert | Archives  AZFamily

What should be a joyous weekend has taken a turn after a hateful message was painted in a Gilbert street. One neighbor has a message for whoever left it.



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