Struble: Support AJUSD bond, capital override

I am asking the citizens of the Apache Junction Unified School District to vote yes on both the bond election and the capital override election. I see these items as investing in our children, our community and our future. In the last two years we have made significant strides in improving the environment, culture and […]

Nov. 5 election: Apache Junction school district seeking $60M in bonds, $2M capital override

Voters in a Nov. 5 election will consider authorizing Apache Junction Unified School District to issue and sell $60 million in school-improvement bonds and exceed its budget by the lesser of $2 million or 10% of its revenue control limit. The district’s first override passed in 1999 and was renewed in 2003. Further votes failed […]

Ooley: Vote Nov. 5 for $60 million bond, $2 million capital override for AJUSD schools

“Yes, Yes Our Kids, Our Community” is a political action group formed through the actions of the Apache Junction Unified school District’s Superintendent’s Advisory Council which created a recommendation presented to and approved by the Apache Junction Unified School District’s Governing Board. This recommendation contained two initiatives: A $60 million bond that will pay for […]

Niesl: Why I support AJUSD bonds, override

I am a retired Gold Canyon resident with no kids or grandkids in the Apache Junction Unified School District. I’m enthusiastically in favor of the AJUSD bond/override. I have heard some Apache Junction and Gold Canyon residents are not in favor for various reasons. This is my personal perspective on it.   Some residents say that […]

Learn about school district bond, override election at Sept. 26 community education forum

A community education forum on Apache Junction Unified School District’s capital improvement bond Proposition 432 and the override Proposition 433 that will be on the November ballot will be held in Gold Canyon. It will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Gold Canyon Community Church, 5810 S. Alameda Road, according to a release. […]

Dr. Krista Anderson speaker at Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain

Dr. Krista Anderson, superintendent of the Apache Junction Unified School District, spoke at the June 19 Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain meeting about the November election for a capital-improvements bond issue. There is a great need for updated textbooks, as well as for maintenance at the schools, including repairs to sidewalks, locker rooms, the high school […]

Changes possible for 2020 elections in Pinal County

Voting in Pinal County could see some changes in 2020 to enhance the voter experience and make it easier to place a ballot. County Recorder Virginia Ross and Elections Director Michele Forney recently presented nine ideas to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors regarding the 2020 elections and beyond. “We have been asked several times […]

Superstition Fire and Medical District board general election results

Three people are vying for two seats on the Superstition Fire and Medical District Board in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters live in Pinal County. Early unofficial voting results (last updated at 3:29 a.m. Nov. 7) show the following: With 102 of 102 precincts reporting, Todd House, 7,067; Kathleen Ann Chamberlain, 6,700; and Gene […]

Apache Junction school district general election results

Four are running for two elected volunteer positions on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters live in Pinal County. Early unofficial voting results (last updated at 3:29 a.m. Nov. 7) show the following: With 102 of 102 precincts reporting, Chelsea Connolly, 6,413; Dena Kimble, 5,808; Braden […]

Christensen: Vote for Dena Kimble for AJUSD board

I am writing in support of Dena Kimble for election to the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board. Dena and I first met about 15 years ago when our kids attended Desert Vista Elementary School.  Although she and I come from different backgrounds and different parts of the country, we soon became friends and […]