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  1. Police: Desert Vista High School social media threat came from out of the country  AZFamily
  2. Police investigate social-media threat to Desert Vista High School in Phoenix  AZCentral
  3. Police investigating social media threat towards Desert Vista High School  FOX 10 News Phoenix
  4. Authorities investigating Phoenix high school after social media threat
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DONAHUE, John Henry "Jack"  Arizona Daily Star

DONAHUE, John Henry "Jack". age 25, passed away on February 3, 2019 in Phoenix. Jack was born on January 4, 1994 in Tucson and resided in Northern ...

TUHSD warns people not to re-post school threats on social media  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The Tempe Union High School District is asking people to not share threats on social media. Administrators and law enforcement say ...

Will Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin’s vision for in-state recruiting pay off in 2020?  Arizona Daily Star

Earlier this month, the Arizona coaching staff covered the state of Arizona. Football staff members, including coach Kevin Sumlin, visited more than 100 high ...

Will Desert Vista DL Brett Johnson flip Cal commitment to ASU?  AZCentral

With the Dec. 19 early signing day approaching, Arizona State is hopeful to get Phoenix Desert Vista defensive lineman Brett Johnson to flip his California ...

Desert Vista High School volleyball player dies of medical complications KPNX

PHOENIX - Students and staff at Desert Vista High School are mourning after the school announced the death of one of its beloved students. Alexandra DePriest ...

A $10K award elates, mystifies DV teacher | News  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When Desert Vista High School teacher Katrina Lacey got into work after the long Thanksgiving weekend and opened an email that said she won $10000, she ...

Desert Vista captures 6A boys volleyball title for Alex DePriest  AZCentral

More than a month after Desert Vista's boys volleyball team was devastated by the death of team manager Alex DePriest, the Thunder fulfilled her wish.

VIDEO: Parents voice concerns over handling of social media threats against high schools  AZFamily

More than 100 parents attended a meeting and some voiced their concerns about the handling of social media threats against Valley schools.

Desert Vista volleyball team honors Alex DePriest before match  AZCentral

Wearing pink shirts, putting flowers on the seat she would normally occupy, Phoenix Desert Vista boys volleyball players paid tribute to Alex DePriest, who died ...

Desert Vista High students heartbroken over senior's death  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School community last week mourned the death of senior volleyball player Alexandra DePriest, who passed away April 3 because of a ...

DV becomes nation's first yoga-certified high school  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School physical ed teacher Amanda Goe is stoked.

Key high school football quarterfinal playoffs games, Nov. 9  AZCentral

Taking a look at some of the bigger matchups this week.

Desert Vista High School girl apologizes for N-word incident

AHWATUKEE -- A photo circulated Friday of six Desert Vista High School students posing with shirts that spell the N-word. Now a petition is asking for the girls to ...

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 ...

Photo of Desert Vista High School seniors spelling out racial slur goes viral

Six Desert Vista High School girls are in the spotlight after a photo circulated on social media showing them wearing shirts that spell out a racial slur.

Desert Vista's Alex DePriest helped others by donating organs  AZCentral

Phoenix Desert Vista senior volleyball player Alex DePriest was in Kansas with her best friend over the weekend when she passed out and had to be flown to a ...

Desert Vista High's new yearbook recognized for creativity  Ahwatukee Foothills News

A group of Desert Vista High School journalists earned national recognition for their work on the 2018 yearbook that will be distributed to the student ...

Desert Vista grad was Baylor homecoming queen | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Ahwatukee native and Desert Vista High grad Kennedy Moore was crowned homecoming queen at Baylor University in Texas earlier this month.

Student arrested after social media threats were made against McClintock High School  AZCentral

A McClintock High School student was arrested Sunday after threats were made against the school on social media, the Tempe Police Department said.

N-word controversy at Phoenix high school altered their senior year, changed district's efforts to combat racism

PHOENIX -- A brief Snapchat photo altered lives, changed the conversations at a suburban Phoenix high school.

Thunder thespians tackle intense drama | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School thespians will present a powerful drama with a contemporary message this week.

Chandler holds off Desert Vista for Brophy Invitational boys volleyball championship  AZCentral

A day after the funeral for team manager Alex DePriest, Phoenix Desert Vista reached the final of the 19th annual Brophy Prep Invitational boys volleyball ...

Proving ground: Arizona high school football Week 6 story lines  AZCentral

A look across the state for the 10 best Arizona high school football story lines in Week 6.

Desert Vista HS grads get $33 million in scholarships  AZFamily

When it comes to success at Valley schools, Desert Vista High School is making waves. Their graduating class this year received more than $33-million in ...

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.

Arizona high school basketball hype squads make games rowdy and fun  AZCentral

Students are turning out in droves and ramping up the energy between rival high school basketball teams.

6 Desert Vista High thespians in 'Newsies' at Herberger  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Five Desert Vista High School students and a sixth who just graduated are among the 60 cast members of Valley Youth Theater's season-opening presentation ...

Arizona high school football schedule, predictions for Week 10  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19. Game times listed below. Teams, location, times subject to ...

'Nutcracker' is a family affair on and offstage here  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Five new queens are in this year's 19th annual production of the popular local holiday classic, the Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker Ballet.

Desert Vista students suspended for racial slur  ABC15 Arizona

Their shirts sparked a lot of debate over racism in the community and now the details of the punishment for those students at Desert Vista High School have ...

Desert Vista High boys volleyball team riding high on court  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Desert Vista High School boys volleyball team has a pair of high-level players.

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

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

DVHS solar cars heading off to Racing the Sun  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Since early September, 21 Desert Vista High School technology students have been working with teacher Dan Zavaleta during and after school to build ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week.

Pride conductor forges ties with past, present band members  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Mountain Pointe High School's Lionhearts Marching Band is on a mission to continually improve and add to its ranks, as graduating senior members mean ...

What we learned from Week 5 in Arizona high school basketball  AZCentral

A growing rivalry. Clutch performances. Big plays. Let's take a look at Week 5 in Arizona high school boys basketball. Biggest takeaway. Why isn't Phoenix ...

Christmas season gets in full swing starting Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

With Christmas less than a month away, Ahwatukee is alive with the sights and sounds of the season.

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.

Teen suicide town hall slated Monday at Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Motivated partially by the self-inflicted deaths of seven East Valley teenagers in a space of six weeks this summer, a conference on teen suicide will be held ...

3 women help make this 'Nutcracker' an Ahwatukee classic  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The pageantry, glitz and glamor of the annual “Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker Ballet” – performed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Sunday, ...

Arizona high school boys basketball rankings: Through Week 8  AZCentral

A look at the top ranked teams in the state for high school boys basketball through Week 8.

Rewind: What we learned from Week 9 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Big hits. Telling tales. Incredible comebacks. Let's look at how Week 9 in Arizona high school football went down. Biggest takeaway. With so many more schools ...

Ripple effects of racial slur T-shirts at Desert Vista High in Phoenix continue

Several days after photo of 6 girls wearing T-shirts depicting the N-word brought U.S. attention to a Phoenix high school, ripple effect continues.

Prescott's Austin Clark is our Week 9 Arizona high school football top performer  AZCentral

These are the top performers from Week 9 Arizona high school football. We always want to hear from high school sports fans, so if you know someone who you'd ...

Rewind: What we learned from Arizona high school football quarterfinals  AZCentral

Let's look at what happened across the state in Friday's Arizona high school football state quarterfinals.

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.

Javelin makes debut as event for Arizona high school track & field  AZCentral

Once considered too risky, the javelin is now an Arizona Interscholastic Association-sanctioned track and field event.

Arizona high school football schedule, predictions for Week 9  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Thursday, Oct. 11, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Richard Obert's favorites are in bold. To see ...

Desert Vista High Assistant Principal Barela to be new principal

Christine Barela, a 12-year Tempe Union High School District administrator, will become principal of the Tempe Union High School District's largest high school, ...

Rewind: What we learned from Week 2 in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

Lightning delays, lightning plays, shocking wins, and great relief work defined the second week of Arizona high school football. A look at Week 2: ...

She's helped teen moms, now is turning to help others  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Bronwyn Paes, director of the Tempe Union High School District's Teen-Aged Pregnancy and Parenting program, knows what it means to overcome adversity ...

Arizona high school football rankings through Oct. 12  AZCentral

A look at where the top Arizona high school football teams are ranked through Week 9. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (8-0). The Coyotes may ...

Ahwatukee teen backing up Josh Groban at arena Friday  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Only two months after starting her freshman year at Northern Arizona University, Ahwatukee native Abby Dotts has made enough of an impression with her choir ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mysterious death of Desert Vista freshman devastates Phoenix family

For Antone and Carolynn White it still doesn't seem real. "As a parent you try and protect your kids, thought we did everything we could with the doctor visits and ...

Ahwatukee native Josh Mendoza releases 1st full-length film  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Josh Mendoza, who grew up in Ahwatukee and graduated from Desert Vista High School in 2002, has released his first full-length feature film.

Arizona Wildcats commits Kyle Ostendorp, Chris Roland could see the field as freshmen  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the Arizona Wildcats' 2019 recruiting class leading up to Dec. 19, early signing day. Today's profiled players: Kyle Ostendorp and ...

In Fiesta Bowl, LSU kicker Tracy breaks ASU Gonzalez’s record, thanks Desert Vista’s Culp  Cronkite News

Cole Tracy of LSU breaks the NCAA record for most career field goals in the Tigers' 40-32 Fiesta Bowl win. (Photo by Sam Ficarro/Cronkite News).

Former Valley teacher featured in documentary about cyberbullying  ABC15 Arizona

Desert Vista High School is getting national attention again after a former teacher was featured in the Showtime documentary series "Dark Net."

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.

Four Ahwatukee Boy Scouts to be honored for making Eagle  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Four Ahwatukee Boy Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and were honored with the traditional Court of Honor ceremony on Aug. 14, at Esperanza ...

Mountain Pointe softball player ruled ineligible | Arizona Sports  AZFamily

It's a very exciting time for Arizona high school softball players. They worked hard and the season is about to begin. But for Mountain Pointe's Taylor Delgado, ...

Coaching turnover continues to dog Desert Vista High  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Despite all its success in sports, Desert Vista High School just might have set a record it really didn't want. Desert Vista won back-to-back state titles in girls ...

Award-winning Tempe education leader to join ASU Preparatory Academy  Arizona State University

Anna Battle, an award-winning teacher, high school principal and school district administrator, will join ASU Preparatory Academy as chief leadership ...

Thunder director performs with dad at Carnegie Hall  Ahwatukee Foothills News

When David Thye conducted his first concert at Carnegie Hall in 2005, he never realized that the performance would propel him to a residency at the famed ...

Thunder boys volleyball team wins state title | Az Sports Local  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Their season was played under the dark clouds of team manager and senior Alex Depriest's tragic death from diabetes and the looming teachers strike, but ...

Pinnacle's Marcus Libman voted high school football top performer of the week  AZCentral

Check out some of the best efforts from the quarterfinals in Arizona high school football playoffs.

Mountain Pointe-Pinnacle leads Week 2 high school football story lines  AZCentral

Mountain Pointe's opener at Pinnacle leads the best games and story lines for Week 2 of Arizona high school football.

Desert Vista lacrosse players finding success

As the vice president of the Arizona Lacrosse League, Phoenix Desert Vista coach Dan Lannon has experienced the turbulence that would come with making ...

AZ Talk: Would you expel teens who spelled racist word?

AZ Talk: Our readers panel discusses the Desert Vista High School teens whose Snapchat photo went viral.

10 best Arizona high school boys basketball finishes this season  AZCentral

Ride this wild roller coaster into the postseason, because more basketball thrills are on the way.

Diabetes community reacts to teen's sudden death KPNX

PHOENIX, Ariz- As a Valley community mourns the sudden death of Desert Vista High's Alexandra DePriest, who had Type 1 diabetes, experts say this kind of ...

Arizona football recruiting: 2019 punter Kyle Ostendorp commits to Wildcats  Arizona Desert Swarm

The Arizona Wildcats added a much needed punter to their 2019 class Monday, landing a commitment from Desert Vista High School's Kyle Ostendorp.

Arizona high school football schedule, picks for Week 4  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Week 4 along with Richard Obert's picks.

Don Fletcher | Meet The Ld18 Candidates  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Don Fletcher. Age: 59. Immediate Family: I have been married to Christine Fletcher for 35 years. She is a teacher and specializes in early elementary reading ...

Desert Vista High debate coach awarded national honor  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Victor Silva, the head coach of Desert Vista High School's speech and debate team, has been named educator of the year for Arizona by the National Federation ...

Coffins play well into Desert Vista High farcical presentation  Ahwatukee Foothills News

There probably aren't many comedies in which coffins play a big role, but the spring play Desert Vista High School thespians will present is an exception.

Ahwatukee family celebrates Scottish heritage | Community Focus  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Desert Vista High School junior James Gossett wasn't sure what to expect visiting Scotland's craggy shore of the North Sea in July.

In Your Neighborhood: 2 Desert Vista High teachers picked for international study groups  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Two Desert Vista High School teachers will be dusting off their passports and tabulating their reward miles after getting invitations to separate international study ...

Acceleration of club softball fueling Arizona's top high school teams

Even with 10 players who have signed national letters of intent with Division I colleges, Phoenix Desert Vista isn't even the top-ranked team entering the high ...

Ahwatukee brothers, dad surf to help mentoring network  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Surfing 100 waves in one day is not for the faint of heart, but for Ahwatukee brothers Jyles and Vaughn Watson, it was well worth the nearly five hours it took to ...

Tempe superintendent: Don't let Desert Vista incident pass

My Turn: Many have suggested we put the Desert Vista incident behind us and move on. But we can't do that just yet.

Desert Vista High hosts marching band competition  Arizona Republic

The multiple state-champion Desert Vista High School marching band on Saturday, Oct. 4, hosts the inaugural Thunder in the Hills Invitational high school band ...

Family more than a platform for mayor hopeful  Ahwatukee Foothills News

As he forges ahead in an effort to become the first Ahwatukee resident to be elected the mayor of Phoenix, Moses Sanchez has made City Hall's ...

Parker Broadway named Arizona High School Boys Volleyball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Parker Broadway recorded 545 kills on his way to winning the award.

Teacher claims racial bias at Ahwatukee school

An African-American teacher at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee has filed a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by the Tempe Union High School ...

Higley holds off Queen Creek American Leadership for 5A boys volleyball crown  AZCentral

The noise never let up. The students never stopped standing. The white towels kept waving. And Higley rode an electric atmosphere to the championships.

Ahwatukee offers wide variety of Halloween diversions | Arts & Life  Ahwatukee Foothills News

What do you think of when you think of Halloween in Ahwatukee?

Jakob Feng of Phoenix Country Day voted Week 7 Arizona high school boys basketball top performer  AZCentral

A look at the top performers in boys basketball from Week 7 in Arizona high schools. You can tell us about an outstanding student-athlete in your community.

Desert Vista Marching Band wins sixth state title in seven years  Ahwatukee Foothills News

For the sixth time in the past seven years, the Desert Vista High School Thunder Marching Band garnered first place at the Arizona State Marching Band ...

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.

Trent Brown of Pinnacle voted Week 5 Arizona high school boys basketball top performer  AZCentral

A look at who stood out in Week 5 of the Arizona high school boys basketall season.

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.

DPS troopers hurt; suspect dead in shooting that shuts I-17 in Phoenix  AZCentral

Three Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers were injured and a suspect was killed Monday after a shooting that also involved Mesa police on Interstate ...

Ahwatukee players figured prominently in past NFL drafts  Ahwatukee Foothills News

The NFL Draft got underway last Thursday with Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield going first overall to the Cleveland Browns. The league's annual selection meeting ...

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 ...

Is it 'just a word'? Questions, comments about the N-word controversy at Desert Vista

The N-word photo spurred conversation in Phoenix and around the world about issues of racial sensitivity. Here are some common comments, along with some ...

Desert Vista dancers performed with Katy Perry

The hardest part was keeping it a secret, Ahwatukee Foothills students say.

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