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Nogales High School Graduation 2016

Graduation 2016

Stepping onto the Nogales High School Stadium on May 20, 2016, was an exhilarating feeling. The energy of the people was present and it was well felt. The parents and countless family members that were there in support, along with the school staff, district members, photographers, journalists, and law enforcement/security personnel all exuberated a sense of pride when it came ... Read More »

Cochise College Commencement 2016


On Tuesday, May 10th Cochise College held its 2016 commencement ceremony at the Nogales High School Auditorium.  Red caps populated the first couple of rows at the auditorium as Cochise College graduates celebrated their educational accomplishments. Graduates were surrounded by family, friends, and faculty who supported them throughout their educational journey. Everyone in attendance had the pleasure of enjoying a ... Read More »

Pierson Vocational High School 2016


Tuesday, May 17th Pierson Vocational High School held its commencement graduation at the school gymnasium for the “Class of 2016.”  The ceremony opened with graduates walking into the beautifully decorated white and blue gymnasium. One by one the graduates entered the gymnasium wearing their white & blue cap and gowns. The ceremony later followed with the salutation of the flag, ... Read More »

Student of the Quarter Awards

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The Nogales Rotary Club honored seventeen scholars from thirteen different Nogales schools for their exemplary scholarship and citizenship. The students were introduced during the meeting, along with their teacher or school representative. Parents who were able to attend were asked to stand to be recognized also. The requirement for earning the award is not just good grades, the recipient also ... Read More »

Lourdes Catholic School Class of 2014


03Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m. Celebrated by Most Rev. Bishop Gerald Kicanas, Diocese of Tucson. Graduation: Wednesday, May 21 at 3:30, keynote MS Heddy Maria Nuñez, LCS ‘, Notre Dame ’07, Educator in Tucson, AZ The Members of the Lourdes Catholic School Class of 2014 graduate with 258 college credits, because of the LCS College Now Program, ... Read More »

David Verdugo Selected as SCVUSD No. 35 Superintendent

David Y. Verdugo, Principal of SCVUSD’s Calabasas Middle School, was selected as new superintendent.

A six-month search to replace retiring Superintendent Rod Rich was completed April 8 when the district governing board announced that David Y. Verdugo, Principal of SCVUSD’s Calabasas Middle School, was selected as new superintendent. Chosen from a pool of six final candidates, Verdugo will lead the 3,270-student, six-school district beginning July 1. Verdugo has received numerous awards and recognition for ... Read More »

Lourdes Catholic School senior selected as National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

Lourdes Catholic School senior and NHRP Scholar Gerardo Perez

Lourdes Catholic School senior and NHRP Scholar Gerardo Perez Lourdes Catholic School senior Gerardo Perez has been selected by the College Board as a 2013-14 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar. Perez is one of 5,300 Hispanic/Latino students selected from a nationwide pool of over 259,000 who took the PSAT/NMSQT™ /PAA™ in 2012. The NHRP was started in 1983 to ... Read More »

Students of the month


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Education and Family


BY DAVID RAMIREZ MATUS Alfredo I. Velasquez has served as Santa Cruz County School Superintendent for the past six years, an elected position he earned after a long and successful educational career. The mission of the Arizona County School Superintendent is to provide quality administrative fiscal and educational services in partnership with schools, educators, and communities to effectively improve student achievement. ... Read More »

Great Historic Buildings

Historic Building: Pierson High School

BY JOESPH WRIGHT Nogales, a city rich in history, is full of great historic buildings; the old court house which is now used as the Cochise College campus in Nogales, the old fire station is now the Pimeria Alta Museum, and the old Nogales High School building up on the hill on Plum Street. These days the old High School ... Read More »

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