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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has selected Joe Garagiola as the recipient of the 2014 John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an individual for extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball’s positive impact on society.
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.
The Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC) are looking for a new governing board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. This seat will represent District 5, which comprises parts of Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear and Phoenix, as well as the Gila River Indian Community, Guadalupe, the Tohono O’Odham Nation and Tolleson.
The State Board of Education recently voted to appoint Christine M. Thompson as executive director for the organization. Thompson succeeds Vince Yanez who announced earlier this month that he will leave the post to accept a position at the Arizona Community Foundation.
Ahwatukee Republican Women announced its newly elected executive board for 2014-2015: Debbie Smith, president; Suzanne Sharer 1st vice president; Mary Baumbach, 2nd vice president; Marilyn Astroth, 3rd vice president-Ways and Means.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Kyrene School District is trying to spread the holiday cheer by asking community members for toy donations for its Winter Wonderland toy drive.
Saying it's really a legal contract between the state and parents, Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
Students and businesses are getting a unique opportunity to connect as the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) have formed a partnership to pair students with internships, job shadowing and career exploration opportunities in the local economy.
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 state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
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.
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.
The Phoenix Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) announced that its 2013-2014 governing board of directors was installed on Oct. 15. The new board will serve through September of 2014.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
Step right up and meet the man who, some say, is the greatest man in American history — George Washington. Though, you will actually be meeting George Fairfax, the man who portrays Washington for a living. Originally from Virginia, Fairfax lives and breathes Washington and will transport you through time to a place where the General is the most respected man in the country.
During Tuesday night’s Kyrene School District Governing Board meeting, members met to discuss what has been going on throughout the district.
The tone of the discussion at the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board meeting concerning the South Mountain Freeway was very different from the discussion two weeks earlier. At the Nov. 6 meeting, the board voted two in favor, one opposed and one abstaining from voting against the Loop 202 Freeway.
Charles P. Thompson
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal will be hosting a presentation giving facts on how College & Career Ready standards will help your child and our state on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Kyrene Aprende Middle School, 777. N. Breeze Blvd., in Chandler.
The Founding Fathers certainly didn’t agree on everything, but when it came to a public education, a seriously radical idea at the time, they were of one mind.
Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC) has been working tirelessly to support our community by preventing the construction of the proposed South Mountain Freeway as a replacement for the current Pecos Road.
After an extensive national search, Sojourner Center’s Board of Directors announced Dr. María Garay is the new executive director. Garay comes to Phoenix from Los Angeles, and is a 20-year veteran of the nonprofit sector.
Thirty-year Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board member Dr. Don Campbell and Creative Writing faculty Dr. Lois Roma-Deeley have been named recipients of regional awards by the Pacific Region of the Association of Community College Trustees ACCT. Campbell was honored for trustee leadership, while Deeley received outstanding faculty recognition.