As it released letter grades for Arizona schools, the state Board of Education on Friday gave some written advice to school districts that boiled down to one reality: For now, they may not mean as much as parents and educators think.
Katie Zeitino would pray out loud for other people, even for people she didn’t know and with passion in her voice, during prayer sessions at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Ahwatukee.
The Phoenix Water Services Department and city Councilman Sal DiCiccio have set a town hall meeting on Ahwatukee customers’ complaints about bills showing unusual spikes in consumption.The meeting is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Pecos Communty Center.
Ballots were slated to go out to Ahwatukee voters today, Oct. 11, on four ballot questions giving Ahwatukee’s two school districts some additional financial help.
Like the East Valley, Ahwatukee is teeming with prosperity, according to a recent economic analysis of ZIP codes across the country – though that affluence is not evenly distributed throughout the region.
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TechShop, located in the ASU Chandler Innovation Center, celebrates its fourth anniversary next month, and even though it has 17,000 square feet stocked with millions of dollars’ worth of advanced machines and specialized tools, it is little-known to the people who can make use of it.
Burlington Stores celebrated its arrival in Ahwatukee with something special for Kyrene del Milenio Elementary School – $10,000.
Betty Teille, a financial advisor in the Ahwatukee office of the financial services firm Edward Jones, is retiring after 13 years of service with the firm and working in the Ahwatukee Foothills community since 1987.
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