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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Tempe Union committed to students and community
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:19 pm

As I reach the mid-point of my term as a member of the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board, I continue to be impressed by our exceptional students and school programs.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Back to school also should mean back to the doctor for children
Posted: July 25, 2016

With another school year on the horizon, preparing your child for optimal success in the classroom doesn’t just involve shopping for school supplies.

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Expert weighs in on changes and challenges in the college application process
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:40 pm

After 30 years of teaching and counseling students and families through the college admissions process and assisting them to find their best match of college, I have observed the changes and challenges in the college application process with interest and concern.

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Sunday 07/24/2016
Save money and time on back-to-school necessities
Posted: July 24, 2016

After a relaxing summer, back-to-school worries can be stressful and expensive, from purchasing new school supplies to planning lunches.

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Take a weight off your child: beware of heavy backpacks
Posted: July 24, 2016

Starting a new school year can be stressful enough without adding another weight to your child’s shoulders -- a heavy backpack.

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How your child can eat healthy throughout the school year
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:04 pm

 

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Chandler school board president says students are ‘extraordinary’
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:38 pm

The first day of school is Monday and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome students and staff.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
EVIT offers multiple paths to college, careers
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 3:41 pm

With the first day of school around the corner, this is the time of year in which parents focus on beginnings. Their child is starting kindergarten or going to a new school or transitioning from elementary to middle or middle to high school.

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How to help your child overcome math anxiety
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:05 pm

Were you a math whiz growing up, or did you struggle and feel anxious at the mere mention of math? As a parent, you surely don't want your child to experience the same thing.

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State audit says Kyrene has too much space, but lauds per pupil spending
Posted: July 23, 2016

Kyrene School District officials are objecting to the harshest criticism in a state audit of its 2012-13 finances. The report that praised the district for efficient classroom spending but suggested it wasted $2.2 million on excessive classroom space.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Arizona official says proposed school regulations need tweaking
Posted: July 22, 2016

An Arizona school superintendent testified last week that, without changes, proposed regulations implementing the law to replace No Child Left Behind could throw the state back into an “unfortunate” debate like the one over Common Core.

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Kyrene’s new assistant chief kisses 100-mile commute goodbye
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:48 pm

For new Kyrene School District Assistant Superintendent Laura Toenjes, working in the East Valley again is like a homecoming.

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Inspire Kids Montessori to offer toddler tech classes
Updated: July 29, 2016 - 9:37 am

Even toddlers can get a little geeky.

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Pet Safety Tips and Signs of Heat Exhaustion
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Pet safety tips:

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Thursday 07/21/2016
New principals take helm at Kyrene’s middle schools here
Posted: July 21, 2016

 

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10 questions Kyrene parents ask about kindergarten
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 10:31 am

Why is Kyrene school a good choice for my child’s kindergarten?

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A message to parents from Kyrene schools’ new leader
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 10:32 am

 It is a great honor for me to be joining the Kyrene School District community. Kyrene is unquestionably one of the finest school districts in the state, and I am humbled to serve as your superintendent.

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New Kyrene superintendent’s motto: Work hard, be nice
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:18 pm

When Kyrene School District Jan Vesely officially began her duties July 1, the first item she hung on her office walls was not one of her many degrees.

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Monday 07/28/2014
A healthy after-school snack that eats like a treat
Posted: July 28, 2014

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? “Have a piece of fruit.”

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New principal Barela aims to continue traditions at DV
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 1:47 pm

The 2014-15 school year is right around the corner, and Desert Vista High School’s new principal, Christine Barela, plans to continue the tradition of success for which the school is known.

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Police officer's condition improves after shooting in Tucson

A police officer recovering from a gunshot wound in Tucson has been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit, according to an update from Tucson P…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:16 am @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33865556/police…

Dang It Gold’s Supposed to Go Up! (Report 4 December, 2016)

by Monetary Metals Dec 5, 2016 1:22 AM We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The foll…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:11 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/dang-it-g…

Key House Chairman: GOP will 'Change' Medicare, to 'Save' It

"Democrat tactics of 'Mediscare' have been around a long time. They've stopped working," Brady told The Associated Press in an interview in th…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:12 am @ http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/key-house-chairm…

Breaking Report: Trump Campaign Allegedly Violated Constitutional Law to Alter Election Results. Penalties Include Prison Time if Charged.

This post is hosted on the Huffington Post's Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and post freely to our site. If you nee…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 11:46 pm @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/breaking-repor…

Vandals target Middle Eastern bakery; community rallies to help

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - A Phoenix bakery has been targeted by vandals twice in the past few weeks. And now, the community is rallying to support…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 10:15 pm @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/33865235/vandals-targe…

Residents rally to support Middle Eastern bakery targeted by vandals

PHOENIX - A local bakery that was vandalized has some neighbors thinking it could be more than just a property crime. The Middle Eastern Baker…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 9:09 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

Air Force to meet South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's South Alabama versus the Air Force Academy in the second annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on December 30. The Cade…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 8:12 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/air-force-to-meet-sout…

Phoenix artists sue to ward off Anti-Christian witch-hunt

report this ad The LGBT mob must be making up for losing the election to Trump by going after more Christians for sport, because that’s what i…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 7:42 pm @ http://therightscoop.com/phoenix-artists-sue-ward-…

Tucson Brunch and Breakfast: 10Best Restaurant Reviews

Save This Page + We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Let's hope that's true, because Tucson boasts an impres…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 7:12 pm @ http://www.10best.com/destinations/arizona/tucson/…

What's the future of US for-profit immigrant detention?

Austin, Texas, United States - When Sulma Franco fled her native Guatemala in 2009, she planned to reach the United States and apply for asylu…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 5:34 pm @ http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/11/…

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