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GUHSD Governing Board to Vote on Budget July 5
Posted on 2017/06/22
Governing Board to vote on the annual fiscal budget July 5.  more
AAA Celebrates Special Programs and District Office
Posted on 2017/05/18
Retirees
Honoring and celebrating retirees and 25-years of service employees
Posted on 2016/05/05
District retirees and 25-year employees were celebrated at annual event.  more
GUHSD Thanks Employees for More than 1,000 Years of Service
Posted on 2017/05/04
The annual Retirement & 25-Year Employee Recognition Reception was held May 3.  more
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Jennifer Perry Named Special Education Teacher of the Year
Posted on 2016/02/19
Independence teacher receives special education teacher of the year award.  more
Schools Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
Posted on 2017/04/28
All of the Glendale Union High School District schools were once again recognized by the annual rankings report.  more
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Governing Board Honors IHS Achievers
Posted on 2016/04/07
Independence High School celebrates its Achievement Above All winners.  more
Parent Satisfaction Calls to Take Place
Posted on 2017/04/10
The annual parent satisfaction survey will take only a brief moment of your time but will help us to provide the best possible service to students and families.  more
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Governing Board Honors GHS Achievers
Posted on 2016/03/04
Congratulations to all of the Greenway Achievement Above All winners!  more
Achievement Above All Celebrates Outstanding Rockets
Posted on 2017/04/07
Annual event shares appreciation for Moon Valley.  more
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Valenzuela-Gil to Attend Tufts University
Posted on 2016/02/24
Jose Valenzuela-Gil earned a full ride scholarship from QuestBridge to attend Tufts University.  more
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Job Fair set to fill 2016-2017 teaching vacancies
Interviews now being scheduled for Feb. 27 job fair.  more
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Glendale High School Winners Honored by Governing Board
Posted on 2016/02/19
Achievement Above All recipients recognized by the Governing Board.  more
THS, SHS Students Advance
Posted on 2017/02/22
Sunnyslope and Thunderbird students are now National Merit Finalists in competition.  more
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IHS is grateful for your support in our time of need
Posted on 2016/02/16
Principal thanks community for support.  more
A Message for Students Returning to IHS on Tuesday
Posted on 2016/02/15
Cortez Achievement Above All Recipients Celebrated
Posted on 2017/02/03
Cortez High School's best were honored at the annual Achievement Above All ceremony on February 1.  more
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A Message From Independence Principal Rob Ambrose
Posted on 2016/02/12
A message regarding today's tragedy at Independence High School.  more
Apollo Achievers Honored at Governing Board Meeting
Posted on 2017/01/23
The GUHSD Governing Board honored Apollo High School's Achievement Above All recipients on Jan. 18.  more
IHS Student Release Information
Campus remains on lock down and parents will not be allowed on campus. Read more to find out how to connect with your child.  more
Pathway to America's Top Colleges & Universities Event a Big Success
Posted on 2017/01/19
More than 600 attend event to learn about pathway to collegiate success.  more
Independence High School on Lock Down
Posted on 2016/02/12
School campus is secured as police investigation is under way.  more
Discover why more than 15,500 students choose GUHSD
Posted on 2017/01/10
Future Freshman Night is an opportunity to discover why more than 15,500 students have chosen a Glendale Union High School District education.  more
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Governing Board Honors CHS Achievers
Cortez celebrates Achievement Above All winners.  more
You're Invited to Attend Pathway to America's Top Colleges and Universities
Posted on 2017/01/10
GUHSD students and their families are invited to learn about college and university opportunities at this prestigious event. Reserve your spot today!  more
Tax Credit
Tax Credit Opportunity
Governing Board Member Retires After 24 Years of Service
Posted on 2016/12/09
Vicki L. Johnson retires from her position as a Governing Board member for GUHSD.  more
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Governing Board Honors AHS Achievers
The Apollo Achievement Above All winners were honored by the Governing Board.  more
Governing Board Honors WHS Achievers
Posted on 2016/11/17
Washington High School’s best of the best were honored Nov. 16 during the annual Achievement Above All awards ceremony  more
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Tune In to GUHSD on YouTube
Catch what's happening around Glendale Union by subscribing to the district YouTube channel.  more
Governing Board Honors THS Achievers
Posted on 2016/11/04
Congratulations to our Thunderbird Achievement Above All recipients for the 206-2017 school year!  more
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Future Freshman Night is January 14
Learn more about how the Glendale Union High School District can set your student up for success.  more
Annual Event Open to Incoming Students and Parents
Posted on 2016/11/02
Learn about Advanced Placement and Honors curriculum at this informational event.  more
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Governing Board Honors WHS Achievers
Congratulations to all of our Achievement Above All winners from Washington High School.  more
Board Seeking To Fill Vacancy
Posted on 2016/11/03
Continuous Improvement Report
Continuous Improvement Prepares GUHSD for Success
GUHSD principals and students present annual report to the community.  more
Governing Board Honors SHS Achievers
Posted on 2016/10/21
Congratulations to our Sunnyslope Achievement Above All recipients.  more
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Future Freshman Night
Future Freshman Night is approaching fast.  more
AzMERIT
Understanding AzMERIT Results
Students will receive test results during the week of November 16.  more
2016-2017 Community Newsletter Now Available
Posted on 2016/09/29
Achievement Above All winners
Governing Board Honors THS Achievers
The GUHSD Governing Board honors Thunderbird High School Achievement Above All Winners  more
NBA champion Richard Jefferson returns to alma mater
Posted on 2016/09/23
1998 graduate of Moon Valley, Richard Jefferson, returned to campus to speak with students.  more
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Fall 2015 Newsletter
Read the 2015 Fall newsletter and find out what's happening at Glendale Union.  more
Sunnyslope, Thunderbird students recognized at Governing Board meeting
Posted on 2016/09/22
Two Sunnyslope students and one Thunderbird student honored with semifinalist standing in academic contest.  more
Congratulations Sunnyslope Achievement Above All winners!
Governing Board Honors Sunnyslope Achievement Above All Recipients
Schools Nationally Recognized for Achievements
Posted on 2016/09/08
Congratulations to our schools recognized for their academic achievements!  more
Facts About the Bond
$70 Million Bond to Fund School Improvements
Read more to learn how the bond approval would support GUHSD  more
District Celebrates New School Year with Annual Tradition
Posted on 2016/08/08
Back to School Celebration marks the beginning of a new school year.  more
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Governing Board Recognizes MVHS Recipients
Achievement Above All recipients from Moon Valley High School were recognized by the Governing Board on Oct. 21.  more
72 New Teachers Join GUHSD for 2016-2017 School Year
Posted on 2016/07/20
The annual New Teacher Dinner welcomed 72 new hires to the district.  more
Student musicians entertained guests throughout the evening.
Annual Student Achievement Report Presented to Community
The annual student achievement report discussed each school's achievements and presented a look ahead.  more
Alissa Krantz to Lead Special Education Department
Posted on 2016/07/22
New director hired to lead Special Education Department.  more
Congratulations National Merit Semifinalists!
GUHSD Recognizes 5 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Congratulations National Merit Semifinalists!  more
Leaders come with history of GUHSD experience, commitment
Posted on 2016/06/02
Anat Salyer to lead Moon Valley and Jon Vreeken to lead at Greenway starting 2016-2017 school year.  more
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Social Media Campaign Connects District Community
Take A Selfie and Join the Campaign  more
Superintendent Brian Capistran to focus on student success, commitment in new role.
New Superintendent Sets High Expectations
Madison O'Neal
Posted on 2016/10/28
Moon Valley graduate Madison O'Neal reflects on her days at campus and her journey to Yale University.  more
Teachers and Staff Celebrate New School Year
Annual Back to School Celebration Kicks Off New School Year
The 2015-2016 school year was launched with the annual Back To School Celebration events for teachers and support staff on August 5.  more
Special Programs
Governing Board Honors District Office and Special Programs Achievement Above All Winners
The Governing Board recently honored the District Office and Special Programs Acheivement Above All winners.  more
Senior Heads to D.C.
Student To Become D.C. Senator
Apollo Student Earns Spot as Senator  more
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Tyler Frost Named Arizona Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year
Greenway Varsity pitcher Tyler Frost was chosen to be this year's Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year because of his athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character.  more
District Looks to Fill Teacher Vacancies
Positions Available for Qualified Teachers
Positions available for highly qualified and special education teachers.  more
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Governing Board Calls for Special Election
The Governing Board adopted the resolution to call for a special election to renew the Maintenance & Operation Override.  more
Fiscal excellence recognized with awards
Finance department recognized for 25th year in a row with prestigious awards.   more
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Congratulations to Washington High School for being named an A+ School of Excellence.
The Arizona Education Foundation only recognizes the very best as A+ schools.  more
Superintendent Retires After 27 Years
Eugene Dudo retires from his position as superintendent after 27 years with GUHSD.  more
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GUHSD Governing Board Recognizes 25 Year Employees and Retirees
Retirees and employees who have been with the district for 25 years were honored at a special event.  more
Teachers Return to School for Professional Development Workshops
Teachers offer peer reviews, constructive feedback for continuous improvement.  more
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Apollo Art Students Take Home Awards
For the 14th year in a row, an Apollo art student takes 1st place.  more
Governing Board Honors Best of the Best
The annual awards ceremony Achievement Above All showcases district's best.  more
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Glendale High School Recently Recognized their Achievement Above All Honorees
Each school's event highlights the acoomplishments of one teacher, student, student group, support staff, and volunteer.  more
Over three thousand students to receive diplomas
Graduations for all nine high schools will take place at Grand Canyon University.  more
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Several GUHSD Culinary Students Earned Substantial Scholarships
On Monday, March 21 the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Arizona Awards Breakfast was held at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale. Several GUHSD students received scholarships and awards.  more
On May 6 there were nine employees recognized for marking 25 years of service with the Glendale Union High School District, along with the 27 employees who announced their retirement this year.
Thank you for your service
On May 6 there were nine employees recognized for marking 25 years of service with the Glendale Union High School District, along with the 27 employees who announced their retirement this year.  more
Pictured left to right are:  Nick Billings, Austin Cotter, Logan Mellaci, Amanda Wahlers, Alexandra Meilech, Samantha Orwoll.
Pictured left to right are: Nick Billings, Austin Cotter, Logan Mellaci, Amanda Wahlers, Alexandra Meilech, Samantha Orwoll.
Students academic scores are among the highest in the nation  more
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Washington High School Principal Carol Lippert Invited to Participate in NAEP Committee of Principals
The National Assesment of Educational Progress is assembling a panel of distinguished principals to offer advice and expertise on critical issues.  more
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Letter to the Editor
Our schools simply cannot afford any more cuts.  more
Community
GUHSD Looks to Community for Input
Meetings on March 10th, 11th, and 12th will give community members more information about the district budget.  more
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GUHSD Recongizes Cortez High School's Achievement Above All Honorees
Each school's event highlights the accomplishments and commitments of one teacher, student, support staff member, student group, and volunteer.  more
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Glendale Union High School District Will Host a Teacher Career Fair on Saturday March 8th.
Come by Apollo High School on March 8th between 9:00am and 3:00pm to find out why GUHSD is the place for you.  more
Board selects Capistran to lead GUHSD
Brian Capistran to lead GUHSD
The GUHSD Governing Board has selected Mr. Brian Capistran as the District's new superintendent, pending contract negotiations. Mr. Capistran is currently the Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the district.  more
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Six GUHSD Students Advance to Finals for National Merit Scholar Program
Left to Right: Nick Billings, Austin Cotter, Logan Mellaci, Amanda Wahlers, Alexandra Meilech, Samantha Orwoll.   more
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Superintendent Finalists Announced
The Governing Board has announced the finalists for the Superintendent position.   more
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Apollo High School's Achievement Above All honorees were recently recognized by the Governing Board
Each School's event highlights the accomplishments of one teacher, student, student group, support staff, and volunteer.  more
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GUHSD's Online Learning Academy Nearing Completion
New 17,000 square foot facility to house online learning opportunities.  more
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GUHSD Governing Board Recognizes Apollo Achievement Above All Winners
The GUHSD Governing Board recently honored the Apollo High School AAA recipients.  more
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Washington High School Recently Recognized Achievement Above All Winners
Each school's event highlights the accomplishments and commitments of one teacher, student, support staff member, student group, and volunteer.  more
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GUHSD Governing Board Recognizes Washington Achievement Above All Winners
The GUHSD Governing Board recently honored the Washington High School AAA recipients.  more
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Thunderbird High School Recently Recognized Achievement Above All Winners
Each school's event highlights the accomplishments and commitments of one teacher, student, support staff member, student group, and volunteer.  more
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GUHSD Superintendent to Retire in June
After serving for more than four decades in education, the superintendent of Glendale Union High School District is retiring.  more
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Cortez High School Principal Reid Chitwood goes Above and Beyond
Principal Reid Chitwood was recently recognized by the Beat the Odds Institute for his outstanding work in helping Cortez become one of the nations best high schools.  more
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Governing Board Recognizes Thunderbird High School Achievement Above All Winners
The Glendale Union High School District Governing Board recently honored the Achievement Above All winners from Thunderbird High School.  more
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Future Freshman Night is Approaching Fast
Each school will be hosting Future Freshman Night on Thursday, January 16th  more
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Tax Credit Contributions Due by December 31st
Get Your Tax Credit Donation in Before it's too Late  more
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Tax Credit Contributions Are Due Soon
You can give up to $400 to your neighborhood high school and get it back!  more
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Sunnyslope's Achievement Above All Winners Honored by Governing Board
The Glendale Union High School Distirict Governing Board recognized Sunnyslope's Achievement Above All recipients  more
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Citizens Recognized for Volunteer Efforts
Paul Maland, Gordon Penberthy, Patty Hussey, and Barbara Hettinger were all recognized recently by the Glendale Union High School District Governing Board members for their volunteer service to the district over the past year.  more
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Moon Valley High School Honors Achievement Above All Winners
Glendale Union High School District Governing Board Recognizes MVHS Achievement Above All Recipients  more
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Governing Board Recognizes Sunnyslope High School Achievement Above All Winners
The GUHSD Governing Board recently honored the Achievement Above All winners from Sunnyslope High School.  more
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Jonathan Parker of THS Named Ambassador of Excellence
Jonathan Parker was one of only five Ambassadors of Excellence in the state of Arizona  more
AZ Board Chooses New Assessment With Students as Top Priority
This morning the State Board of Education awarded the contract for the new statewide achievement test to American Institutes for Research.  more
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Sunnyslope's Volleyball Team Wins State
In a dramatics series Sunnyslope seizes the State Championship  more
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Board Chooses New Assessment With Arizona Students as Top Priority
This morning the State Board of Education awarded the contract for the new statewide achievement test to American Institutes for Research.  more
Glendale Union High School District hosts their annual Parent Information Night
Lean more about why GUHSD was named National Advanced Placement District of the Year  more
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GUHSD to Host Honors and Advanced Placement Night
Please join us for Honors and Advanced Placement information night.  more
Independence High School's Achievement Above All Recipients Recognized
Each school's event highlights the accomplishments and commitments of one teacher, student, support staff member, student group, and volunteer.  more
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Governing Board Recognizes Moon Valley High School Achievement Above All Winners
The GUHSD Governing Board recently honored the Achievement Above All winners from Moon Valley High School.  more
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GUHSD Bands Showcase their Talent
Glendale Union High School District's bands put on a wonderful display of amazing music  more
Read the Glendale Union High School District Community Newsletter
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GUHSD Recruiting Highly Qualified Teachers
To help recruit highly qualified teachers Glendale Union High School District will begin screening potential candidates this month.  more
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Glendale Union High School Students Score Among the Highest in the Nation
Left to Right: Nick Billings, Austin Cotter, Logan Mellaci, Amanda Wahlers, Alexandra Meilech, Samantha Orwoll. National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists  more
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Independence High School Achievement Above All Winners Recognized by Governing Board
The GUHSD Govering Board recently honored the Independence High School Achievement Above All Winners.  more
Greenway High School's Achievement Above All Recipients Recognized
Each school's event highlights the accomplishments and commitments of one teacher, student, support staff member, student group, and volunteer.  more
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GUHSD Fall Newsletter
The Glendale Union High School District Fall 2014 Newsletter is now available.  more
Latest Report on State Budget Cuts to Education Released
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recently released figures regarding state budget cuts to education.  more
Newsweek Ranks Seven GUHSD High Schools Among Best in Nation
The top schools were chosen by proving to be the most effective in turning out college-ready graduates.  more
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National Merit Semifinalists Recognized by Governing Board
The Governing Board recently honored two students from GUHSD schools for their exceptional academic ability.  more
GUHSD Schools Kick Off Year with Open Houses
Administration at GUHSD schools are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to welcome parents and students to a new school year.  more
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GUHSD Hosts Equity Exchange
WestEd brings together California and Arizona educators to learn more about GUHSD's AP program.  more
Back to School Event Welcomes Teachers to New School Year
Teachers from Glendale Union High School District rallied together in anticipation of the upcoming school year.  more
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Moon Valley Art Student Honored at National Level
Ryan Luy was recently recognized for his outstanding artwork.  more
Arizona Department of Education Ranks GUHSD in the Top 10 Performing Districts
Glendale Union High School District Earned An A Ranking from the Arizona Department of Education  more
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Glendale Union High School District Earns "A" Ranking
Glendale Union High School District educated their students at a rate above the state standards according to information released by the Arizona Department of Education last week.  more
GUHSD Hosts New Teacher Dinner
Teachers from Glendale Union High School District kicked the 2013-2014 school year off with a celebration.  more
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Karin Cummings Awarded the James Madison Fellowship for AZ for 2014
Sunnyslope Social Studies teacher Karin Cummings received $24,000 for graduate study from the Madison Foundation.  more
GUHSD Teachers Attend College Board's AP Conference
GUHSD teachers participate in the College Board's Advanced Placement Annual Conference  more
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Glendale Union High School District Welcomes 74 New Teachers.
New teachers began their professional development week by attending workshops and meeting the Governing Board.  more
MVHS NJROTC Earns National Title
Moon Valley NJROTC team earned two national titles recently at the 2013 College Options Championships.  more
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Adminstrators Gather to Review School Data
Data review is an important piece of continually improving student success.  more
GUHSD 2012-2013 End of Year Highlights
Glendale Union High School District had another amazing school year.   more