Unable to find suitable candidates locally, public schools in Elgin and Patagonia are filling teacher vacancies through international recruiting. Here’s in-depth profiles of our schools’ new teachers, hailing from India, Cuba/Mexico and the Philippines.
“There’s no reason we can’t make it to state,” coach Ralph Padilla said. “If we don’t it’s because something went wrong, someone got injured.”
With six games in seven days, spread out from Nogales to Bagdad to Tucson, the Lobos were in for some rapid-fire early season lessons.
Patagonia High School senior Jenny Vasquez capped her final volleyball season by being named to the 1A Tucson Southeast All-Region First Team.
The Lobos had their best season since 2016, but couldn’t get past Tucson Southeast Region rival St. David.
As injuries thinned the Patagonia High soccer team’s roster this season, chances for wins slipped away. Still, the team kept fighting.
Crossroads Christian Academy, a ‘Classical Christian’ school based at Sonoita Hills Community Church, has enrolled 31 students in grades K-12.
Here are the winners.
Patagonia Elementary School teacher Kate Peake’s passion and commitment to her students—and her love of books—is reflected in her classroom.