U.S. News & World Report names Higley, Williams Field to 2019 Best Schools list

Both Higley Unified School District high schools — Higley and Williams Field — are in the top 100 of the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools list for Arizona. Each year, U.S. News examines more than 23,000 public high schools in the U.S. and District of Columbia, ranking those based on a […]

Higley High School students find success in various fields

Several Higley High School students performed at the Winter Guard Arizona Championships recently and several other students earned recognition in a national language competition. Higley High School is one of two high schools in the Higley Unified School District. Part of its school boundaries dip into the Town of Queen Creek. Higley color guard wins […]

Higley senior wins full scholarship for flight academy program

Higley High School senior Korben Pierce recently learned he is one of only 150 students nationwide selected to attend the 2019 AFJROTC Flight Academy program. Mr. Pierce, an Air Force Junior ROTC cadet, will receive a full scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program, according to a […]

Meet the Teacher: Stacey Fentress works to make learning easy

Name: Stacey Fentress School: Higley High School Why you chose to work in the district: I live in the community, My kids are in this community What I like most about what I do: Inspiring young minds that they can do great things Where did you come from: Phoenix If I had picked a different […]

Campus-wide program connects freshmen with upperclassmen in Higley Unified School District

The transition from middle school to high school can be daunting for students as they try to juggle new responsibilities and pressures, but the Higley Unified School District’s Link Crew program at Williams Field and Higley high schools in Gilbert helps alleviate the stress. Student leaders run the campus-wide initiative the Link Crew aiming to […]

Higley color guard member is a part of world championship winning team

Every summer, thousands of high school and college-age students spend their vacation competing on the Drum and Bugle Corps circuit. Higley students who participate bring back to the school — and to fellow marching band members — their experience and in-depth knowledge. Higley color guard member Andres Hinogiante is one such student. He was a […]