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2015-2016 School Year

August 10, 2015
KOLD 13/Fox 11
Ben's Bells Project to install 100th community mural

August 3, 2015
KOLD/FOX 11 - Tucson News Now
View Video: Solar energy program expands as Marana students head back to class
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July 29, 2015
Marana News/Explorer
Teachers get an early start prepping for the school year

July 15, 2015
Explorer
New principal wants to empower teachers
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July 15, 2015
Explorer
Teen model is about more than what is on the surface

July 8, 2015
Explorer News
Marana boot camp provides great opportunities for aspiring welders
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July 8, 2015
Marana News
Marana School Resource Officer wins state award
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July 1, 2015
Marana News
Designs revealed for new Marana elementary


2014-2015 School Year

June 17, 2015
Marana News
Marana High School tabs new principal

April 17, 2015
KGUN 9
Demonstration at local high school shows dangers of distracted, impaired driving
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April 16, 2015
Tucson News Now
Marana & Amphitheater School Districts convert to clean fuel

March 12, 2015
KGUN 9
WWII veteran speaks to middle school

March 16, 2015
Tucson News Now
In the pit, Marana students come out on top

February 23, 2015
Tucson News Now
Marana school unveils mural in district-wide kindness project

January 28, 2015
Tucson News Now
Marana spelling bee winner crowned

December 24, 2015
Tucson News Now
Marana High cheer teams to perform at 2014 Holiday Bowl

October 22, 2014
Tucson News Now
Marana school s work to curb bullying with campaign, tip line


2013-2014 School Year


January 29, 2014
Fox 11/KOLD - Tucson News Now
View Video: Marana HS teacher a finalist for Outstanding High School Faculty Award
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January 29, 2013
Explorer News
Read article: Marana School District spelling bee
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October 16, 2013
KGUN 9 News
View Video: Stomp Out Bullying - Movement gains momentum at Marana High School
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KVOA News 4 Tucson: Marana High School works to "Stomp Out Bullying"
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now: Marana High stomps out bullying  

October 3, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Hip-hop groups will converge on Marana High School

September 27, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Marana to schowcase high school dental assisting program

September 23, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Thornydale Elementary School receives $6,300 grant for math and science materials

September 6, 2013
Inside Tucson Business
Solar installations to save $4 million for Marana schools

August 16, 2013
KGUN 9 News
View Video: Marana football teams to kick off season on new turf fields
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August 12, 2013
AZ Illustrated Metro
View Video: Marana School Budget
MUSD Chief Financial Officer Dan Contorno talks about the district’s budget for the year, including what impacts the state budget had on education spending in the district this year.
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August 7, 2013
Explorer News
Mountain View, Marana getting new football fields for the 2013 season
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August 5, 2013
KVOA Channel 4
View Video: First year schools launch state-mandated common core standards
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August 5, 2013
KOLD Tucson News Now
Special breakfast for parents of kindergartners at an MUSD school

August 5, 2013
Explorer News
Learning Begins Again

August 1, 2013
KOLD Tucson News Now
View Video: How to prepare for, deal with first day of school anxieties
Shari Attebery, a counselor at Twin Peaks Elementary in the Marana Unified School District, offers these 'tools to prepare' for parents to help their students get ...
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August 1, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Camp puts imagination to work
At Quail Run, kids share week of activities that tap their inventive ways
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August 1, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Marana teacher remembered

July 10, 2013
Explorer News
Marana schools soak up some rays
MUSD Solar Panels. Solar panels like these at Marana Middle School are currently being installed at eight schools within the Marana Unified School District.
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2012-2013 School Year

May 16, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Marana Unified School District announced employees of the year

May 16, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
They're a well-tuned repair crew
Marana high students win state auto-skills competition.

May 15, 2013
Marana News
Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary Teacher Awarded a $5,000 grant - money to be used to fight childhood obesity
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May 15, 2013
Marana News
MHS teacher selected as Yale Distinguished Music Educator
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May 9, 2013
Marana News
Shalise Borden: Strong inside and out
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May 8, 2013
Explorer News
Marana students win big in PSA contest

May 6, 2013
Arizona Public Media
Tucson-Area Students Win Car Repair Prizes
Marana High school students Evan Cloutier and Kevin Reich won first place at the AAA Student Auto Skills State Finals
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May 6, 2013
KGUN 9 News
Marana boys recognized with Good Citizens Award for saving man's life.
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May 2, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Their musical roots get to grow anew
Marana teachers, administrators, students, alumni, form winds group to tap their many talents
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April 16, 2013
Marana News
Principal selected for DeGrazia Elementary

April 11, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Longtime athletic trainer in AZATA hall of fame
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March 29, 2013
Explorer News
Educators recognized by Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Chapter

March 29, 2013
Marana News
Teacher named Outstanding New Music Educator of the Year

March 15, 2013
KVOA Channel 4 News
Marana News
Estes Elementary receives gold award and named "Beat the Odds School"
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February 21, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Dancing Toward the Top
Marana High School Squad is among the best Hip-Hop Teams in the Country, Placing 5th in National Competition.
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February 20, 2013
Tucson Citizen
2013 Wrestling All-Stars: Bailey Janis

February 15, 2013
Marana News
Assistant Superintendent selected at Marana Unified
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February 15, 2013
Marana News
Mountain View High School's engineering class wins Aeronautical Engineering Real World Desing Challenge state competition

February 13, 2013
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Teacher Tribute: Marana High School teacher Diane Swan recognized for excellence
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February 13, 2013
Explorer News
Lipids testing at Mountain View
In honor of National Heart Month, for the fifth year in a row, the students in the advanced medical laboratory applications class gave free cholesterol readings.
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January 28, 2013
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Mountain View teacher recognized for excellence
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January 22, 2013
Explorer News
Implementing Common Core Standards
As Arizona works to become one of the 47 states to implement Common Core Standards, the Marana School District to set procedures to have teachers ready to teach it in the 2013-2014 school year.

January 16, 2013
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News
Mountain View High's Schroeder goes beyond the textbook

January 10, 2013
Marana News
Tortolita Middle School teacher and student honored by veterans
Tim Corkery and Delanee Johnson are finalist for state awards.
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January 7, 2013
Arizona Daily Star
Thornydale among schools honored by Bookmans

January 7, 2013
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Mountain View student receives state award
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January 3, 2012
Arizona Daily Star
3 Marana schools to start "walking bus" program

December 26, 2012
EXPLORER NEWS
Local schools receive national recognition

December 13, 2012
Arizona Public Media Arizona Illustrated
Marana Middle teacher selected as New Science Teacher of the Year
 

December 11, 2012
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now - Two Marana schools recognized as 2012 NCEA Higher Performing
Marana News - Marana schools' 2012 NCEA Higher Performing Schools Recognized

December 10, 2012
Marana News 
Marana Middle School teacher selected as New Science Teacher of the Year

December 5, 2012
EXPLORER NEWS
Elks Lodge starts Christmas season off right for 35 elementary students
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December 3, 2012
Arizona Daily Star
Marana elementary schools stage science, math events

November 5, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson
When it comes to gun safety, Marana High School students learn by doing
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October 31, 2012
EXPLORER NEWS
Marana students making a difference
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October 27, 2012
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

October 23, 2012
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Marana students are getting fit
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October 20, 2012
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Marana's champs come home
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October 2, 2012
EXPLORER NEWS
Marana district teachers honored during "A Day Made Better"

October 1, 2012
KGUN9 News
Marana High School stomps out bullying
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September 30, 2012
EXPLORER NEWS
WalMart surprises 21 teachers at Thornydale Elementary School

September 25, 2012
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Mountain View student named National Merit Scholar semi-finalist
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September 13, 2012
KGUN9 News
KGUN9 asks MUSD teachers about the new evaluations

September 10, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson
Marana schools ready for "Common Core" standards
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August 14, 2012
KGUN9 News
Football coach finds a surprise on the field
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August 6, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson 
Marana Schools serve healthier lunches
As Tucson area schools welcome students back to the classroom....read more

August 6, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson 
Marana High School student - Olympic hopefuls take aim for the gold in Tucson
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July 31, 2012 
KOLD/KMSB Tucson News Now
Marana High Tigers, Athletes get formal guidelines for heat and water


July 17, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson  
Kristi's Kids School Supplies Drive visits Marana 
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June 22, 2012
KVOA News 4 Tucson
Thornydale Student, Zyanya Figueroa, Winner of Christina-Taylor Green Scholarship
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AZ Daily Star article August 2, 2012 
Marana girl attends program in D.C.