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HERE: DV soccer promotional night Dec. 20
The ending of one year and the beginning of another allows us to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we hope to be. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts that we have been given.
ASU’s Project Humanities stepped into the national spotlight again and was recognized recently by a leading higher education organization for its innovative effort to engage communities with the arts and sciences.
It’s no secret that men like Keith Richards, John Lennon and Frank Sinatra are the first to be mentioned when talking about the evolution of music. But what about women like Joan Jett and Tina Turner, who are equally responsible for putting rock and roll on the map?
There’s a new place to shop for original gifts in the East Valley, and it’s only going to be open about three weeks.
Bomi Johnson, a senior at Desert Vista High School, recently received confirmation that she has qualified as a 2013 National Merit Semifinalist.
Looking up at the headshots on the wall, Wanda Manville carefully goes over almost each photo, explaining the dancer’s name, background and where they are now. I suddenly realize that Manville, the 74-year-old owner and director of Tempe Dance Academy, has a genuine personal connection to each of the faces displayed on the wall.
Kyrene Centennial Middle School will be hosting its inaugural Holiday Arts and Craft Bazaar event to help benefit different programs at the school, and the Native American Parent Advisory Committee.
Reactionary Republicans — notably Rush Limbaugh — condemning the Senate’s limitation on filibustering as unconstitutional have, once again, displayed their colossal political ignorance. There is only a single clause, “Each House may determine its own rules,” (Art. I, Sect. 5) remotely concerned with filibusters, and it neither approves nor disapproves of them. The Senate’s action on filibusters was undeniably constitutional to anyone with high-school reading comprehension.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) seeks nominations for its 2014 IMPACT Awards, which honor the accomplishments of outstanding Valley businesses. Nominations, which can come from anyone in the community, are open until Jan. 8, 2014 and can be submitted through the chamber’s website at www.phoenixchamber.com/impact. The 2014 IMPACT Business of the Year recipients — one nominee with 250 or fewer employees and one with more than 250 employees — will be selected from the category award recipients and announced at the 27th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon on May 15, 2014.
Wanda Manville, director of the Tempe Dance Academy, is putting on the annual Christmas show at Chandler Center for the Arts — inspired from one of the dance company’s trips to Europe.
Center Pointe Dance in Ahwatukee will perform its 10th Annual Holly Day Benefit Show at Desert Vista High School this Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Dr. Joe McDonald Auditorium, 16440 S. 32nd St.
Keystone Rewinds the ‘50s was not only a huge fundraising success for Keystone Montessori, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.
Christmas is quickly approaching and Ahwatukee Preschool, located at Mountain View Lutheran Church, will be hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa for all of Ahwatukee to enjoy.
Ahwatukee resident Patrick Lombardi is a member of the Denison University men’s swimming and diving team. He is a graduate of Desert Vista High School.
Ahwatukee Girl Scout Troop 470 is participating in a project to earn the gold award by creating a garden for Early Language Learning and Arts (ELLA) Studio Preschool. The goal of the garden is to create a sustainable project that can teach kids about nature.
Every family looks forward to the day when the “big envelope” arrives in the mail announcing an acceptance into their child’s college of choice. After the rounds of congratulations and phone calls to family and friends comes the reality of financing four years of tuition, room, board, books and living expenses. How will you pay for college? Understanding the sources of college funding is an important component of your college plan.
Just a few weeks ago, Kyrene School District experienced a clear election victory for both the continuation of our Maintenance and Operations Override and our second ballot question to allow our governing board to lease, sell or exchange real property (our vacant land). We appreciate this strong vote of confidence and message of support from our community. While Kyrene has a total of 25 schools, 12 of them are in Ahwatukee, educating more than 8,000 students and employing nearly 500 staff members (many who live in the community).
The Kyrene School District has been trying to incorporate new after-school programs to keep students intrigued, and the Community Education Road Crew has just the thing with a new sewing program.
The Husband and Wife Law Team, Mark and Alexis Breyer, selected Jennifer Weber as Teacher Appreciation Award winner for November.
During Tuesday night’s governing board meeting, members came together to discuss what has been occurring around the Kyrene School District before the holiday break.
The Mountain Pointe High School Band Boosters will host its inaugural Giant Parking Lot Sale, 4201 E. Knox Road, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Band Boosters will provide all the advertising and signs, plus sell concessions. This is for booster organizations only.
Keystone Montessori celebrated their 9th Annual Special Event in 1950s style. Keystone Rewinds the ‘50s was not only a huge fundraising success for the school, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.
I am a child of the late 1970s — early ’80s — it was a great time to be a kid. Times have changed so much and I am reminded daily of the things my boys will never know or experience.
Congratulations to the Desert Vista Thunder Marching Band for earning fourth place overall at the Bands of America (BOA) Southwest Regional competition last Saturday (third in Class AAAA for large schools). This represents the highest finish ever for an Arizona band in any BOA regional event.