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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting the community to experience live music and a live nativity scene at its first “Oh Holy Night: A Living Nativity” this Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The 18th Annual Festival of Lights Kick-Off Party is one the public will not want to miss this Saturday, according to organizers.
Estrella Mountain Regional Park didn’t hinder Kyrene Altadeña Middle School’s all-star, Morgan Foster, who dominated the field of 226 runners from start to finish over the mole hill-laden 2.1-mile course, outdistancing herself from second place by an unvanquishable 20 seconds.
HERE: Altadeña Harvest Festival, fundraiser on Nov. 6
The 91-degree October weather was no obstacle for 458 cross country runners in the annual Kyrene Conference Cross Country Championship.
Teague Swanson, an 11-year-old student at Kyrene Altadeña Middle School, recently competed in the 2013 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Team Shotgun Championship in Sparta, Ill., where his team won two national championships.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA, a nonprofit organization serving the community, has opened the doors to its new “state-of-the-art” Team Ortho Youth and Teen Center, giving the children in the community an entertaining place to visit after school.
He was 8,000 miles away from home, had 10,000 people rooting against him, dealt with a bum ankle and it ended in a dog pile.
Sydney Mooneyham, a 13-year-old honors student at Kyrene Altadeña Middle School in Ahwatukee, was recently awarded a $150 prize for her commitment to community service. The award was established to recognize outstanding young leaders making a positive impact in the community.
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.
Seven Ahwatukee eighth-graders received $100 Barnes and Noble gift certificates for outstanding community service. The Ahwatukee Kiwanis Club makes these awards each year. This year’s recipients are: from Centennial, Shauntel Thomas and Gabriel Barragan; from Akimel A-al, Alyia Poplawski and Erisa Freund; and Altadeña, Kristin de Jesus, Colt Sample and Thomas Luke Heywood.
Culminating the ongoing discussion between local youth sports organizations and the Kyrene School District over use of facilities rates, the district presented a lowered rate structure Monday that now heads to the governing board.
Students and staff at Kyrene Altadeña Middle School are hosting a fundraiser dinner for their beloved choir teacher this week.
Phoenix film makers Marcus A. Stricklin and Sandy Kim, of Future Legends Production, have been invited to the Cannes Short Film Corner for the production of their film, “The Last Dance,” working with children actors from Ahwatukee.
Debra Gutierrez knows first-hand how lasting friendships can be made while being a Girl Scout.
In 2011 hundreds of Girl Scouts descended on Club West Park grabbing paints, brushes and canvasses to help with the Great Ahwatukee Paint Out. The goal was to fill the walls of the Ronald McDonald House with love.
Just as students from Kyrene Altadeña Middle School got into the flow of packing boxes of food this week for the Feed My Starving Children organization, a song came blaring from the back of the warehouse that seemed almost divinely planned.
Six years ago, Janine Skinner was a mother of three who was reentering the workforce. Some of the return was financial: the aforementioned kids were just a few years away from college. While serving as a youth event chaperone, she was introduced to Minnesota-based Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). That was the beginning of a six-year whirlwind.
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-graders pack rice MannaPacks at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. [David Jolkovski/AFN]
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-graders Andi Hopper pours soy into a MannaPacks at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-grader Craig Spencer scoops soy at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-grader Stephanie Larson pours dried vegetables and powdered vitamins into MannaPacks at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Elyssa Goswick holds a MannaPack while other Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-graders fill is with food at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School seventh-graders pack rice MannaPacks at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Seventh-grader Luiza Vara holds a MannaPack bag while fellow Kyrene Altadeña Middle School students fill it with food at Feed My Starving Children in Tempe on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.