Phoenix Union High School District Archives

How should Arizona schools approach childhood trauma?


Phoenix Children’s Hospital defines Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as the childhood traumas that can cause toxic stress and damage a child’s brain and overall health. These ACEs include but are not limited to, emotional and physical abuse or neglect, witnessing a mother or mother figure treated violently, household substance abuse or mental illness, and childhood… Read More →

Scribner named 2014 Out-of-School Time Champion


Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) Superintendent Dr. Kent Scribner has been named the 2014 Out-of-School Time Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE). He will receive the award at the annual Statewide Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Also at the luncheon, innovative… Read More →