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Combs High School Agricultural Science Students Design Greenhouses

Combs High School Agricultural Science Students Design Greenhouses

The advanced Ag Science students at Combs High School are involved in building raised plant beds with a hands-on project. After the initial build of the greenhouses, students are now involved in implementing scientific practices by mixing their soil with the proper proportions of water and plant nutrients. The students will be growing all the vegetables needed to make salsa for the CHS staff.

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Simonton Elementary Encourages Leaders in the Making

Simonton Elementary Encourages Leaders in the Making

Preschool Pathfinders is a new club at Simonton Elementary in San Tan Valley.

Students in grades 5 and 6 apply to be a leader in the preschool classrooms to support our youngest Stallions.

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Simonton Elementary Receives $5000 Grant

Ms. Kate Dyament

In partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation, Extra Yard for Teachers, the Fiesta Bowl granted $500,000 throughout the month of December by fulfilling 100 randomly-selected wishes.  One of those wishes went to a local San Tan Valley school.

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Combs Middle School Veterans Day Celebration

Combs Middle School was honored to celebrate Veterans Day with its school community on Thursday, November 10.  To honor veterans within the middle school community, students were able to invite a veteran to CMS for a variety of festivities.

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Jack W Harmon Encourages Veterans to Attend Veterans Day Assembly

Jack W. Harmon Elementary School's annual Veterans Day Assembly is scheduled for Thursday, November 10th at 9:30 am. The students and staff invite all members of our community who have served in our nation's armed forces to attend the assembly.

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Combs Traditional Academy Sets the Standard for Excellence in Pinal County

Each spring, students in 3rd through 12th grades take the AzMERIT test in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Students are assessed on their proficiency with state standards in both content areas and results are shared with schools and the community in the fall. Combs Traditional Academy, a “back-to-basics” school of choice in the J.O. Combs Unified School District in San Tan Valley, once again earned high marks in student proficiency on the assessment.

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Ellsworth Elementary Honors Military

Ellsworth Elementary will be honoring each branch of the military with a Veterans Day assembly on November 10th at 1:30 pm.

Students in grades 3rd - 6th will be writing poems to give to each Veteran along with a poppy flower, which is a symbol of remembrance.

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Combs Traditional Academy to Honor Veterans

Combs Traditional Academy invites the community and veterans to help them recognize Veterans Day on November 10th.

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ALA Ironwood JV Volleyball Wins State Title

The American Leadership Academy Ironwood's High School JV Volleyball team competed in the state championship tournament last Saturday.

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Combs Middle School Wins Tournament Championship

“Congratulations” to the Combs Middle School baseball team for winning the Desert Middle School League Tournament Championship 2-0 defeating Cactus Canyon Junior High of Apache Junction.

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New Changes Take Effect October 1 for 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid Process

Students applying for financial aid to Central Arizona College and other colleges or universities can now file their 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as October 1, 2016.

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Teachers Shave Heads To Raise Funds For Student With Leukemia

Magma Ranch K-8 Student Council Advisors Mrs. Michelle Nord and Mrs. Anita Sorensen challenged the students at Magma to raise $2,500 during the month of September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Students and Staff Support PBHS Sophomore With Lupus

Amarissa Mauricio (Middle) takes a picture with Peyton Lea Miller (left) and her brother, Brandon Mauricio (right) during the event.

Forty staff and students from the Florence Unified School District participated in the annual “Walk To End Lupus Now” at Paradise Valley Mall on September 17th.

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Ranch Elementary’s Program for Outstanding Preschool Students

The POPS (Program for Outstanding Preschool Students) classrooms at Ranch Elementary are filled with preschool students that receive special education services as well as typical peers who are in the class to be peer models.

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Combs Traditional Academy Recognizes Students for Rigor, Responsibility, Respect!

Combs Traditional Academy, a K-6 school of choice in the J.O. Combs Unified School District, has a mission to provide a rigorous academic focus for all students in a collaborative environment that emphasizes responsibility and respect.

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Combs Middle School Celebrates Patriotism Week

To remember those who lost/gave their lives on 9-11 and emphasize the importance of citizenship, Combs Middle School celebrated Patriotism Week with its students this past week.

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Sydney Freund to Sign Wrestling Scholarship with Oklahoma City University

On Friday, August 26th Sydney Freund, San Tan Foothills High School Varsity Wrestler, will be signing to wrestle in college with Oklahoma City University.

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J.O. Combs Receives Financial Reporting Awards

J.O. Combs Business Services Department

Congratulations to J.O. Combs Unified School District for receiving the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award.

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J.O. Combs Unified School District Calls for Bond Election Nov 8

At the July 2016 J.O. Combs school board meeting, governing board members voted to approve a resolution calling for a bond election on November 8, 2016. The district will be asking registered voters for $36.8 million for capital purchases.

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Combs Traditional Academy Continues to Grow and Focus on Relationships

Seven years ago, Combs Traditional Academy opened with four teachers and 89 students serving Kindergarten through 5th grade.

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