Protests over Apache Junction school schedule changes
Feb 19, 2018
By azfamily.com News Staff
... The school board also increased the number of school days in the week from four to five. The switch will be made for the 2018-2019 school year.
Saving Gold Canyon's Dinosaur Park from Extinction
Feb 3, 2018
By Dana Trumbull
In November, 2016, the community approved the sale of real property by the school district,
with proceeds earmarked for capital needs. In September, 2017, the AJUSD Board voted to sell
Gold Canyon Elementary School (no longer used for education, the campus is now leased to the
Gold Canyon Community Church) in an effort to raise capital for critical repairs and buses
for the aging AJUSD fleet. The park, Gold Canyon’s only community park, is located on the
Early unofficial results:
AJUSD can sell old school district buildings
west corner of the school campus.
Nov 9th, 2016 · by Apache Junction Independent staff reports
Early Pinal County Elections Department results show the Apache Junction
Unified School District has been given permission to sell unused buildings.
The vote is 10,827-3,289, according to results posted at 1:24 a.m. Nov. 9.
There are four buildings that could be sold: old Four Peaks Elementary
School, 1755 N. Idaho Road; Superstition Mountain Elementary School, 550
S. Ironwood Drive; Gold Canyon Elementary School, 5810 S. Alameda Road;
and Thunder Mountain Middle School, 3700 E. 16th Ave. District information
on the sale is at http://ajusd.org/about.cfm?subpage=1502322.
Dec. 15, 2018 - "We're trying to get out of here; you have 3 minutes to speak ...."
Jan. 21, 2019 - Apache Junction school district approves Dinosaur Park property lease