Sierra Vista Community Chorus Performs at CAS Elementary

It was so cool…My favorite [part] was all the Disney music. I like to sing along.

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Hands-on Learning Takes Center Stage at CAS Douglas Middle School

Students in grades 5-8 who attend the Douglas campus of CAS Middle School have recently excelled in exploratory learning and educational trips. Mrs. Alvarado’s and Mrs. Peraza’s fifth grade classes conducted an elasticity experiment with eggs constructing differing surrounds which would help the egg survive a drop off a 20-foot structure. Students then had the…

Sierra Vista PD Brings Swift Close to Social Media Threats

On Sunday, April 26th a sixteen year old male anonymously posted a message on social which included a threat of violence against Sierra Vista schools and the mall. The Sierra Vista Police Department as well as the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office immediately began investigating the threat and had apprehended the juvenile who allegedly posted the threats by approximately 8:30 Sunday evening. The threats are now considered to be a hoax with no credible evidence of planned attacks or accomplices coming to light.

CAS Celebrates STEM Learning with Baseball Connection

The Center for Academic Success was excited to host the Arizona Diamondbacks street team on February 27th for its second-annual Science of Baseball spring training event. Students in Kindergarten through eighth grades rotated through a series of teacher and baseball player led stations which combined the fun of America’s favorite pastime with hands-on physics and…

Environment Science Class Conducts Water Quality Study

CAS believes that hands-on, active learning is often the best learning and CAS’s science classes are no exception. Environmental science classes at CAS High School provide a rich, interactive field of study. Recently, our high school environmental science students visited the San Pedro River Valley as part of a longitudinal water quality study. Participants used…

1st and 2nd Grade Fall Music Fest Draws Big Praise

Oct 7th 2014 — Ms. Meyer’s and Ms. Austin’s 1st and 2nd grade classes performed in CAS’s first-ever musical production garnering applause and appreciation from over 100 parents and family friends. The singers — led by CAS music teacher Ms. Rosemarie Dokken — shared eleven songs most of which had an autumnal theme while others…

CAS September Blood Drive Has Potential to Save 135 Lives

Now that the school year is in full swing, CAS students are participating in a variety of enriching activities; the semiannual CAS blood drive which took place September 9th was a prime example of service learning to benefit the greater community. CAS had a total of 45 units donated which represent 135 potential saved lives…

Dual Enrollment Student Receive Scholarship from Cochise Community College

In addition to great high school electives like Engineering, Film Studies, Journalism, and Internet Technologies, CAS offers qualifying juniors and seniors a chance to take courses with Cochise County Community College for reverse and dual credit. One course — CPD 150 — is offered right on CAS’s campus taught by Mr. Julian Barkley.  Thanks to…

Back to School Fun

CAS is excitedly planning for back to school as we prepare to welcome one of our largest ever enrollments for the 2014-15 school year. We’ve started off the summer right with fun back to school events at the local mall and at Fort Huachuca. Parents — please remember CAS supplies all required school items. Students…