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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Tempe Union committed to students and community
Posted: July 26, 2016

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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How your child can eat healthy throughout the school year
Posted: July 24, 2016

 

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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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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
Posted: July 23, 2016

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
Posted: July 22, 2016

 

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Inspire Kids Montessori to offer toddler tech classes
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 9:55 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
Posted: July 21, 2016

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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How to turn a stadium into a year-round cultural hub

For about seven Saturdays every fall, Sun Devil Stadium is a paradise of Arizona State University spirit as thousands of screaming fans cheer …

Published: July 26, 2016 - 8:04 am @ https://asunow.asu.edu/20160725-arizona-impact-how…

Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Five months of analysis. Lots of heated debates. It is now over. This morning we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists f…

Published: July 26, 2016 - 7:10 am @ http://www.supplychainshaman.com/supply-chains-to-…

Arizona: Devout Muslim charged with plotting jihad terror attack also eyed Jewish center, FBI says

Islamic Jew-hatred: it’s in the Quran. “Arizona man charged with plotting terror attack also eyed Jewish center, FBI says,” Associated Press, …

Published: July 26, 2016 - 5:39 am @ http://pamelageller.com/2016/07/arizona-devout-mus…

PD: Man shot overnight at west Phoenix park

PHOENIX - Police are investigating after a man was shot at a west Phoenix park overnight. The incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. on Tuesda…

Published: July 26, 2016 - 5:01 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/wes…

ROUND UP: Akuo green bond, Canberra wind-solar hybrid, Phoenix EPC contract in Texas

26 July: French renewables firm Akuo Energy has raised €44 million (US$48.5 million) through the issuance of green bonds in order to finance r…

Published: July 26, 2016 - 4:39 am @ http://www.pv-tech.org/news/roundup-akuo-green-bon…

AET adapts ECO line rooftop racking solution for east/west orientation

US-based Applied Energy Technologies (AET) has expanded and modified its ECO line of products to accommodate east/west orientation of PV modul…

Published: July 26, 2016 - 4:31 am @ http://www.pv-tech.org/products/aet-adapts-eco-lin…

Australia’s indigenous women artists set to make a splash in major U.S. exhibition

At 68, Aboriginal painter and matriarch Regina Pilawuk Wilson has a dream: to make the long journey from Australia’s outback to the U.S., wher…

Published: July 26, 2016 - 1:34 am @ http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/07…

Bears Ears Sacred Site Unites 24 Tribes With Rock Climbers, Conservationists

Anne MinardA coalition of 24 Native American tribes working to create a conservation area would be strong. Add the support of rock climbers, l…

Published: July 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm @ http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/07/…

Erdogan’s Purges Threaten Future of Turkey’s Secular Society

Print Turkish President Meets Opposition After Failed Coup Turkey Aims New Crackdown at Journalists, Academics, Airline Workers Turkish Ruling…

Published: July 25, 2016 - 11:37 pm @ http://www.voanews.com/content/erdogans-purges-thr…

Texas, facing a lawsuit, makes it easier for U.S.-born children of immigrants to get birth certificates

Last year, a group of Central American and Mexican immigrant parents sued Texas in federal court, claiming that the state had denied their chi…

Published: July 25, 2016 - 11:03 pm @ http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-texas-birth-ce…

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