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More than 20 Desert Vista High School students studying Spanish are getting the ultimate experience in their choice of second language, with an immersion program that sends them to Spain for three weeks.
Mark Pettibone, a resident of Ahwatukee, has earned placement on Gonzaga University’s president’s list for spring semester 2013. Students must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 GPA to be listed. Gonzaga University is a humanistic, private Catholic University providing a Jesuit education to more than 7,500 students.
Vee Quiva Hotel and Casino on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The casino prepares to open July 2 in Laveen. [David Jolkovski/AFN]
Outside parties and organizations can now use facilities within the Kyrene School District for less than half of the previous costs after the district’s governing board approved lowered rates on Tuesday.
Norene R. (Leverson) Bunker, 81, passed away on March 26 under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Just over one year after breaking ground, the new Vee Quiva Casino is set to open on July 2.
Whether Stephen Binning was scrambling along in a combat crawl or making hairpin turns on his scooter board around the household, he let his family know before he could even talk that he was never going to be someone who succumbed to his handicap.
Erik Masingill, alumnus of both Brophy College Prep and St. John Bosco elementary school, has completed his freshman year at Marquette University with honors being named to the dean’s list.
The Phoenix Fire Department is sending out an annual reminder to all people to leave the fireworks to the professionals.
I am a Boy Scout in Troop 16 and I would like to express my concerns about our government cutting school funding. I also sent a letter to Sen. John McCain because I did not want him to vote yes to the proposed cut in education funding by 20 percent. I did not receive any response from the senator, but I think it is a very bad idea to reduce spending on education.