VERRADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MATT MUELLER, left, Travis Smith and Katie Baxa rehearse a scene from West Side Story April 24 at the Buckeye school. The musical will run at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 20050 W. Indian School Road.
VERRADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MATT MUELLER, left, Travis Smith and Katie Baxa rehearse a scene from West Side Story April 24 at the Buckeye school. The musical will run at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 20050 W. Indian School Road.
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Verrado High School theater department performing West Side Story Verrado High School’s theater students are riding a Shakespearean wave this year, following up their fall performance of Macbeth with the modern-day Romeo and Juliet tale, West Side Story.The musical runs at 7 p.m. Wednesday,... + continue reading
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Odyssey Preparatory Academy 5th-graders reenact Civil War When it came time for fifth-graders at two West Valley charter schools to learn about the Civil War, they ditched the textbooks and took the lesson onto the battlefield. Pupils at the Odyssey Preparatory Academy Goodyear campus received a... + continue reading
HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
Friday, April 24, 2015
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Verrado girls tennis coach Rachel Hunter lost almost her entire starting six from last year’s team. That didn’t matter. The Lady Vipers’ youth shined this spring, leading the team to the Division II, Section 2 title and an automatic berth into the state tournament. “... + continue reading
SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel
SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel
Friday, April 24, 2015
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Many opposing coaches and teams, parents and community members recognize coach Sarah Byers as the face of the Vitras Swim Club — a Verrado community team in Buckeye that only had about 15 to 20 swimmers enrolled three years ago, but grew to a strong and vibrant crew of 150 swimmers in just... + continue reading
DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel
DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel
Friday, April 24, 2015
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6-year-old receiving pinpointed radiation treatments in San Diego When 6-year-old Daniel Doyle has to go to the hospital, “Baby Monkey” makes the trip, too. The duo is fighting a brain tumor. The West Valley kindergartener was diagnosed with cancer in January 2014 when he started... + continue reading
VERRADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MATT MUELLER, left, Travis Smith and Katie Baxa rehearse a scene from West Side Story April 24 at the Buckeye school. The musical will run at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 20050 W. Indian School Road.
VERRADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MATT MUELLER, left, Travis Smith and Katie Baxa rehearse a scene from West Side Story April 24 at the Buckeye school. The musical will run at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 20050 W. Indian School Road.
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel
SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel
DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel
DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel

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ST. THOMAS AQUINAS Catholic Church in Avondale, already home to an elementary parochial school, will soon welcome a high school next to it on land owned by the Diocese of Phoenix.
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS Catholic Church in Avondale, already home to an elementary parochial school, will soon welcome a high school next to it on land owned by the Diocese of Phoenix.
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Campus to open in fall 2018 next to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church The West Valley is already home to two Catholic elementary schools, and soon those pupils won’t have to travel as far... + continue reading
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
ODYSSEY PREPARATORY ACADEMY pupils play the part of Confederate soldiers during a Civil War reenactment last week at the Buckeye campus. Read the story on Page 3.
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ST. THOMAS AQUINAS Catholic Church in Avondale, already home to an elementary parochial school, will soon welcome a high school next to it on land owned by the Diocese of Phoenix.
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS Catholic Church in Avondale, already home to an elementary parochial school, will soon welcome a high school next to it on land owned by the Diocese of Phoenix.
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VICTORIA CORDOVA of Agua Fria lines up her shot against Shadow Ridge Tuesday. Cordova and the Lady Owls lost their final three matches to miss team state, but Cordova will still play in the doubles state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
VICTORIA CORDOVA of Agua Fria lines up her shot against Shadow Ridge Tuesday. Cordova and the Lady Owls lost their final three matches to miss team state, but Cordova will still play in the doubles state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
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A rough ending to the season spoiled a team playoff berth for the Agua Fria girls tennis team. The Lady Owls dropped their final three section matches to Verrado, Glendale Raymond S. Kellis and... + continue reading
JOHN BERROTH of Estrella Foothills rounds third base during a game against Youngker at the Goodyear Ballpark last year. Berroth, the Wolves’ ace pitcher, threw a no-hitter against Bourgade Catholic Tuesday, helping Estrella to a 7-0 victory. View photo by Ray Thomas
JOHN BERROTH of Estrella Foothills rounds third base during a game against Youngker at the Goodyear Ballpark last year. Berroth, the Wolves’ ace pitcher, threw a no-hitter against Bourgade Catholic Tuesday, helping Estrella to a 7-0 victory. View photo by Ray Thomas
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HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
HANNAH IZZO of Verrado smacks a forehand during Tuesday’s match against Copper Canyon. Izzo and the Lady Vipers clinched the Division II, Section 2 title and are headed to the state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
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ZOEY NELSON of Estrella Foothills stares down her opponent before serving the ball at last year’s state tournament. Nelson, who finished third in Division III state last year, is the top-seeded player in this season’s state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
ZOEY NELSON of Estrella Foothills stares down her opponent before serving the ball at last year’s state tournament. Nelson, who finished third in Division III state last year, is the top-seeded player in this season’s state tournament. View photo by Ray Thomas
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School Notes are published as space permits. The View runs these items free of charge as a service to the community and puts as many into each newspaper as possible. If you have a notice that must... + continue reading

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Lisa Marie Bilinski Lisa Marie Bilinski, 54, of Tonopah died April 21, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix from surgery complications. Ms. Bilinski was born Dec. 11, 1960, in Ithaca, N.... + continue reading