Escrow happens at former Scottsdale Schools headquarters

The Scottsdale Unified School District has entered into escrow to sell its former headquarters property next to Arcadia High School. During a Dec. 7 special meeting, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board voted 4-0, with Governing Board member Kim Hartmann recusing herself from the vote. The meeting was held at Mohave District Annex, 8500 […]

SUSD heads toward contract negotiations in 44th Street property sale

The Scottsdale Unified School District appears to be making its first moves in attempting to sell the old district headquarters on 44th street in Phoenix. For a piece of property abutting Arcadia High School, the district is taking a second stab at putting the property on the market and has had a purchaser — Hospice of the Valley — inquire about the sell. During a Thursday, June 22, special meeting three of the five governing board members approved to move forward with a purchase proposal from Hospice of the Valley for $4.4 million.

Cherokee Elementary to host emergency response community meeting

Cherokee Elementary School is to hold a community meeting regarding ‘Emergency Response Plan and Bomb Threat.’ The meeting is to be 5-6 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the school cafeteria. “Our school had an eye opening situation this week, and we would like to take advantage of the timing and invite you to learn more about the Emergency Response Plan, drills and trainings that occur to protect our kids during times of crises,” stated a prepared statement in an e-mailed Cherokee newsletter.