PXU Newsletter September 9, 2022
PXU's New Minimum Wage and Starting Teacher Salaries
Freshman House 2022-2023
Franklin Community Fair
PXU Student Safety Committee
PXU Employee Wellness Support
Do you or a PXU Employee you know need any support? PXU has Health and Wellness Clinicians on staff to support our staff with difficult times. If you or a colleague are in need of emotional or mental health support, please click the link below to be directed to a form for support. A Staff Health and Wellness Specialist will respond to you within 24 hours (Monday thru Friday).
Vaccine Clinics through Employee Wellness
PXU Awarded Empowered District Seal
We would not have been awarded with such an honor without the hard work and dedication of all of our staff each and every day. See the button below for more information about this accomplishment.
CEE Celebrates Renovated First and Lower Levels
Chandler Hovik: Cardinals High School Coach of the Week
Congratulations, Coach Hovik!
Metro Tech Enterprise Program Good News
Next time you are at Metro Tech, stop by and try one of delicious fresh baked pizzas, submarine sandwiches, or burgers made on their new grill.
Camelback beats Flagstaff in NAU's Walkup Skydome
Maryvale High School: National Education Equity Lab Awardee
We are so proud of you, Maryvale! Way to go!
Cesar Chavez Hosts Successful Open House
Cesar Chavez hosted a successful Open House August 31 with over 400 families showing up to meet the Champion family. Clubs and community partners were invited to showcase what they are all about. Families were treated to dinner and performances from their band, theater and cheer teams. Great job, Champions!
PXU Visual & Performing Arts to Host Another PXU Dance Festival
We hope you can attend! For more info about the upcoming event and access to all of the other Visual and Performing Arts events coming up, click the button below:
Bostrom and Linda Abril Students Attend Arizona Black Rodeo
What a great experience!
Maryvale Color Guard Presents Colors at Cartwright District's 9/11 Never Forget Breakfast
Cesar Chavez Culinary Arts Students Get Creative
They have also been studying dairy products and meats. The lab for this unit was a charcuterie board; students used a variety of meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, olives, crackers, jam and bread to decorate their boards.
The food looks delicious, Chavez Culinary! Keep up the good work!
PXU Students Recognized in College Board's National Recognition Award Program
Here are a few of Phoenix Union's known awardees:
- Andres Becerra: National Hispanic Recognition Award, Bioscience High School
- Luis Hernandez Anaya: National Hispanic Recognition Award, Bioscience High School
- Sarah Ramos Gonzalez: National Hispanic Recognition Award, North High School
- Roberto Zozaya: National Hispanic Recognition Award, Maryvale Gifted and Talented Academy
- Natali Giron: National Hispanic Recognition Award: Maryvale Gifted and Talented Academy
Congratulations to all of our students District-wide who are College Board National Recognition Program Awardees!
NetTutor Now Available to PXU Students
ElevateEdAZ is an initiative of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation focused on aligning classes and curriculum with workforce needs, creating opportunities for students to apply academics through work-based learning, and increasing student exposure to career pathways. ElevateEdAZ is designed as a model for Arizona schools to better integrate high wage, high demand, high skill career pathways into the K-12 education system. With College and Career Coaches already embedded at the Academies at South Mountain, Metro Tech High School, and Phoenix Coding Academy, ElevateEdAZ looks forward to providing many impactful experiences to students and educators this coming school year.
We encourage you to share with your networks and encourage students to seek out the resources that ElevateEdAZ provides!