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CFHS astronomy students take pictures of near-space with Falcon-1, a spacecraft they designed, built, launched and retrieved.
The latest news from Catalina Foothills School District
Manzanita parents demonstrate kindness by example, installing a Ben's Bells Be Kind mural on campus.
The Catalina Foothills High School Falcon Marching Band is selected for the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
For the second year in a row, Catalina Foothills School District is named the #1 school district in Arizona by Niche. View the rankings here.
CFSD is starting the school year by launching the fourth and fifth-grade strings program. “This is my dream to be able to build a program from the bottom up, from elementary all the way,” Alexander said. “I’m constantly learning. I’m always going back to workshops, and I’m fascinated. It’s like a chess game. There’s so many dimensions to teaching.” Read the Tucson Local Media story here.
Students in fourth grade classes at Manzanita Elementary School are learning about data sorting to help with a research project spearheaded by Orange Grove Middle School sixth-graders. Thanks to a $2,250 Arizona Game and Fish heritage grant, the students purchased two rugged trail cameras that the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Conservation placed adjacent to the wildlife crossing bridge on North Oracle Road. Read the Arizona Daily Star Story here.
On the 2017 AzMERIT, Catalina Foothills School District had the highest overall passing rate of any school district in Pima County. Read the Arizona Daily Star story here.
Diane Koningsor gives some final encouragement to her 5-year-old daughter before she begins first grade on the first day of school at Manzanita Elementary School in the Catalina Foothills School District. The district kicked off its school year on Thursday, August 10.
Foothills grad Perri Spreiser describes how she chose to be a park ranger: “I give a lot of credit to my first-grade teacher (Charlotte Ackerman), who noticed that I wasn’t the average kid. Instead of trying to mold me to be like everyone else, she embraced my differences—like how I had a full entomology lab set up in my bedroom. Then, in (Foothills) high school, I took a field studies course with river rafting, rock climbing, hydrology, ecosystems. That was the first time I realized I could do something like this forever. When I realized a park ranger was a real thing, it was the only thing I ever wanted to do and be.”
Catalina Foothills High School won the 2017 AZ State Chess Team Championship, held April 22-23 in Flagstaff.
CFHS senior Emma Wing (pictured in front) was named the 2017 U.S. Chess National Girls Tournament of Champions representative for Arizona.
When (the Foothills Philharmonic) was formed through Catalina Foothills Community Schools, the goal was to provide an orchestral experience for students and adults while promoting better understanding and goodwill among the young and old in the community.
Foothills tennis player George Jiang won the the Division II boys singles state final.
Fourth annual Chinese Spring Festival is a smashing success at Sunrise Drive.
Excitement builds as Foothills boys basketball competes in the state semifinals.
Catalina Foothills High School Falcon Band wins
the Paul Grimes Music Award in the 82nd annual Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Parade.
How does this CFHS senior's passion for storytelling influence her volunteerism?
Robotics + Research + Fun = Creative Force at CFSD.
In their 2017 report, Niche named CFSD the #1 school district in Arizona.
Many of Tucson's top teachers work in Catalina Foothills School District.
CFSD Chinese immersion program aims to give students cultural, academic and job advantages.
Foothills boys golf wins 2016 state team and individual championships.
CFHS Theatre Arts students discuss their latest production on KGUN's Morning Blend.
High school speech and debate team members discuss presidential debates.
Catalina Foothills High School is named one of America's Top High Schools by Newsweek Magazine.
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