Arizona Education Tax Credit
Contribute to student programs and activities at Phoenix Union High School District, and you’ll be paid back with a dollar-for-dollar tax credit. And you’ll help guarantee that our students experience all that high school has to offer.
The school will move to a new building and will be named the Linda Abril Education Academy. Ms. Abril, a Phoenix Union board member for 22 years, was a guest speaker at the ceremony
She is also a Gates Millennium Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Commended Student, a National Hispanic Recognition Scholar and a Hispanic Heritage Gold Youth Award winner in Innovation and Technology.
The Lions won their first-ever baseball title, May 14, beating San Luis, 3-2, at Surprise Stadium. It was the first baseball championship for a Phoenix Union school since 1977.
But the biggest news for many seniors was that the amount of scholarships offered, $66,833,170, was a record for the District. That amount, counting two and four-year renewable merit and athletic scholarships, surpassed last year by $16 million.
Dr. Holly Batsell has been selected as the Phoenix Union Bioscience High School principal for 2016-2017. She will replace Dr. DeeDee Falls, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Billed as an Innovation and Technology High School, the school will focus on computer coding and technological skills in an inquiry-based model valuing student curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking, engagement and relevance
Eleven Phoenix Union schools, as well as Sierra Vista Buena, Kingman and Seton Catholic competed in the event at Maryvale High School. Maryvale finished second with 34,568
Guzman, now an engineering student at New York University, earned the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award, named after Kamen’s grandmother, who was a teacher in the New York state school system
A team from Metro Tech took an initial investment of $500,000 in virtual money to buy mock stock in 30 fictitious companies, and finished the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge
One of the goals of Bioscience was to produce college-going students who could one day work in the sciences, medicine, research and engineering.
In keeping with our commitment to providing a safe school environment and working collaboratively with the communities we serve, we have adopted new policies, regulations and procedures regarding visitors to our schools or to PUHSD-sponsored events held off of PUHSD premises.
Governing Board Policies KFA (Public Conduct on School Property) and KI and Administrative Regulations KI-RA (Visitors to Schools) and KI-RB (Procedures for Visitors Communication or Access Restrictions) describe the conduct the PUHSD requires of a visitor. These requirements are intended to ensure students, employees, and visitors are safe and a visitor does not interfere with the school’s administrative, educational, and operational programs. Copies of KFA, KI, KI-RA, and KI-RB can be found by following this link: www.phoenixunion.org/visitorpolicy
If you have any questions about the policies, regulations or procedures, please contact Dr. Gabriel Trujillo at the Phoenix Union District office at (602) 764-1548.
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