Cactus Canyon Junior High students to attend journalism convention in California

Five Cactus Canyon Junior High School students who work on the yearbook and two chaperones can travel by plane to the April 25-27 Spring National Journalism Convention at the Anaheim, California, Hilton, the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board decided recently. “The convention offers practical learning sessions that build on the skills they’ve learned […]

4 juveniles arrested in connection with criminal damage at Apache Junction pool, junior high school

Four juveniles were arrested and booked into Pinal County Juvenile Detention in Florence on multiple counts of burglary, aggravated criminal damage, theft of means of transportation and criminal trespass, according to the Apache Junction Police Department. The arrests were as the result of an investigation conducted by AJPD officers and detectives into criminal damage at […]

CCJH Principal Castelhano to receive Arizona Music Educators Association outstanding administrator award

Courtney Castelhano, Cactus Canyon Junior High School principal, is to receive the Arizona Music Educators Association’s outstanding administrator award during a Hall of Fame luncheon Feb. 1 in Mesa. It will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center, 200 N. Centennial Way in the Arizona ballroom, according to a release. The award […]

Cactus Canyon Junior High School media students earn recognition at state convention

They almost left early because they didn’t expect to win anything, but if they’d gotten on the bus, they would have missed out on winning nine awards against high school competition. Cactus Canyon Junior High School students in Journalism 2 and Yearbook went to the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association state convention at Arizona State University […]