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On Feb. 28 and March 1, McDowell Mountain Elementary School will receive a site visit from the Arizona Education Foundation (AEF) thanks to the hard work of McDowell Mountain Elementary School Principal Valerie Dehombreux and others in the MMES community.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board will hold a meeting tonight, Feb. 13, at the District Learning Center.

The Verne C. Johnson Family Foundation (Diane Flynn, Ron and Dwight Johnson) has donated $10,000 to Junior Achievement of Arizona and will match dollar-for-dollar any donation up to $10,000 by Tax Day, April 15, 2019.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board came together for a public meeting on Jan. 23 to discuss a field trip for the high school Key Club and to hear an update on Fountain Hills Middle School from Principal James Carrick.

Fountain Hills Charter School President, Doug Pike, sent an email to FHCS families on Jan. 16, updating them on the Charter’s School’s grade appeal process.

Tonight, Jan. 23, the Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board will hold a meeting in the District Learning Center beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Three of East Valley Institute of Technology’s (EVIT) top administrators have been placed on paid administrative leave pending a state investigation, including the principal of the Fountain Hills campus.

The Fountain Hills Coalition’s Seventh Annual High School Essay Contest is open for local students to take part in, with two weeks left for interested youngsters to take part.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board held its first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 10, where members voted on new officer positions and approved offering Interim Superintendent, Dr. Robert Allen, a three-year contract to continue his role, minus the “interim” on the title.

How can the future generations of Fountain Hills and the broader Arizona community be prepared to succeed in life? How can they be equipped to avoid common adulthood pitfalls such as credit card debt, bad buying decisions and living “above their means?” Money is at the core of many aspects o…

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board held its last meeting of the year on Dec. 12, where members discussed upcoming field trips and bid farewell to Board President Edith Stock.

At the end of October a team of amateur stock brokers from Fountain Hills High School took the top spot in the state Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, besting larger schools like Basha High.

McDowell Mountain Elementary School is currently in the middle of a charity sock drive for the homeless and the Falcon Leaders are out to spread the word about it.

Students at Fountain Hills Charter School continued to learn more about the environment around them when they visited the Desert Outdoor Center in Maricopa County Parks and Reaction on Nov. 5.

A new student-run business has opened on the Fountain Hills High School campus and, in addition to brewing fresh iced tea, this new café also delivers.

The 2018 Fountain Hills High School band cemented its place in Falcon history on Nov. 3 when it became the first marching band in school history to take first place at the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) State Marching Festival.

On Friday, Nov. 16, the Boys & Girls Club McKee Branch will host an all-night lock in event for teen (grades 7to 12) club members. Along with a myriad of activities and contests throughout the night, members will be going to a 12:30 a.m. screening of “Fantastic Beast: Crimes of Grindelwa…