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Do you have what it takes to be “Top Shot”? Wickenburg Christian Academy, Wickenburg Sportsmen’s Club, and WHS Rifle team invite you to bring your A-game to compete in 10 shooting events to see who is Wickenburg’s best, Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wickenburg Sportsmen’s Club.

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Aiden Wertz, eighth grade Festival Foothills Spelling Bee Champion accepts District Spelling Bee Champion Medal, certificate and Amazon gift card from Century 21 Sponsor representative Cristina Echeverria.

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All eight- grade students and parents are encouraged to attend Future Freshman Night 6 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Wickenburg High School (WHS) Commons Area, outdoors.

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We are nearing the end of the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, and there are many exciting things happening in the IT department here at Wickenburg schools.  Our goal in this department is to find new ways to facilitate student learning and growth through the use of technology.  …

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Vulture Peak Middle School held its spelling bee, sponsored by Century 21 and Wickenburg PTA, on Dec. 11. Bailey Monesmith was champion again for the second consecutive year, and Caydon Haney and Jatziry Jurado were runners up. The top nine advance to the District Bee at 6 p.m. Jan. 13 in th…

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If it takes a village to raise children, it takes a community to run a school district. Many of our teachers reside within our community and embed themselves in our town and culture. In fact, many of our teachers are homegrown and grew up local. Community connection is an important factor in…

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Graduation night is statistically one of the most dangerous nights of a young person’s life. Sober Grad Night is a graduation party organized by Wickenburg High School parents to provide a safe environment for graduates to celebrate with their friends. Sober Grad Night is now a tradition for…

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Alan Johnson was chosen as the Elks Student of the Month for November. Johnson, 18, is the son of Theresa Lennert, Al Lennert and Michelle Lennert, of Congress.

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Jake Burt was chosen as the Elks Junior Student of the Month. Burt, 13, is the son of Daniel Burt and Kaitlin Montgomery, of Wickenburg.

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The Wickenburg Unified School District is in the process of completing some major projects for the 2019-2020 school year.  We are excited to continue to be able to enhance our facilities through the use of grants and other outside funding opportunities.

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Madison McBride was chosen as the Elks Student of the Month for October. McBride, 17, is the daughter of Joshua and Amanda McBride, of Wickenburg.

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Lucas Uilkie, 13, is the Wickenburg Elks Lodge Vulture Peak Middle School junior student of the month. The son of Kevin and Melissa Uilkie of Surprise, Lucas is active in band, loves traveling, and participates in ice hockey with Mission Arizona. He has a 4.0 grade point average, and is in h…

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Over the past two years the staff at Vulture Peak Middle School has been working to improve student achievement. I am very pleased to share that our school label this year went from a C grade to a B grade.  This accomplishment is the result of the entire staff pulling together and dedicating…

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Every spring public school students in the State of Arizona take state assessments to ensure our students are meeting the skills and knowledge outlined in Arizona’s State Standards.  These assessments test reading, writing, and math skills for students in grades 3-11, and science skills in g…

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My Father’s Retirement Ranch announced the current semester’s winners for its scholarship program. Lucia Perez, Jesus Nava, and Joanna Velasco each received a $1,000 award. The scholarship program is offered to employees at My Father’s, and funds are contributed by residents and matched by t…

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I had the opportunity over fall break to visit Gettysburg and Valley Forge in Pennsylvania.  My feelings of patriotism increased on those memorable American History sites; also my gratitude for those that have sacrificed so much to obtain and keep the many freedoms of our country we enjoy. I…