Williams Field RoboHawks awarded top robotics honor

Williams Field High School’s FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Robotics Club, the RoboHawks, won first place at the state qualifying tournament in Tucson in early December. The team was also awarded the Inspire Award, given to the team that embodies the challenge of the program, according to a release. In addition, the team received these honors: […]

Williams Field senior receives Arizona School Boards Association scholarship

Williams Field senior Ashley Hostetler was awarded a Jack Peterson Scholarship this month by the Arizona School Boards Association. The award is given to a high school student who plans to study education, according to a release. Inspired by her own teachers, Ms. Hostetler plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. She was […]

Trilogy residents donate to Higley Schools children, families

This holiday season, 140 children from families in the Higley Unified School District will receive special surprises thanks to the love and care of Trilogy residents. It’s the result of a relationship formed years ago between Gilbert’s two school districts — Gilbert and Higley — and the desire of Trilogy residents to give back to […]

San Tan Elementary students prepare care packages for military personal

This holiday season, a service member somewhere in the world will open a care package adorned with the colorful musings of an elementary-aged child. This service member might be in a remote, hostile area, or on a ship or under the ocean’s azure in a submarine. This service member might receive little to no support […]

Higley Unified School District students remember 9/11

On Monday, Sept. 10, the bell rang at Williams Field High School, signaling the end of classes for the day. A group of students gathered in the school’s courtyard as the sun’s blaze echoed off the surrounding pavement. Packages were opened and small flags were distributed. Students tenderly placed American flags into the soil, one […]

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 […]

Unified Robotics offers inclusion and competition at Higley high schools

This year, both Higley and Williams Field High School will offer Unified Robotics. The program brings together typical students with peers who have unique learning styles for an extracurricular activity that engages all in the competitive sport of robotics, according to a press release. Williams Field High School launched the first full Unified Robotics team […]

Higley Unified School District recognizes its Teachers of the Year

Higley Unified School District honored its 2018 Teachers of the Year Thursday, Aug. 16, which included 14 honorees from each of the district’s campus as well as the preschools. In addition, the event included past winners, the HUSD Air Force Jr. ROTC and Higley junior Mylee Sesueur singing the national anthem. Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels […]

Higley Unified School District seeks to fill preschool openings

The Higley Unified School District still has spots available in its preschool program, which offer a plethora of programs for young children. The Higley Integrated Preschool Program offers a first-learning experience for children who are typically developing to learn and serve as peers for children who experiencing delays in development, according to a press release. The […]

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 […]