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To better assist with student learning, Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School has been seeking student volunteering from its neighboring middle school, Kyrene Akimel A-al, to help out during morning lessons.
Seeing Todd Ford at a basketball game was just an odd sight.
The holiday season is here, which can result in additional stress and anxiety for many due to time crunches, obligations and demanding schedules. Stress and anxiety interfere with immune function so stress in check is important especially since this time of year also tends to also be cold and flu season. Three immune suppressors that we have direct control over include dehydration, stress and sugar intake.
Never, ever, ever give up.
It’s all fun and games until it gets technical – as in foul.
Clothes Minded, a boutique which supports local designers, has announced it will be a sponsor and drop-off point for door prizes to be featured at the 2014 Health & Wellness Connection.
Having a true season of joy is a tall order for some people during the holidays, who may envision a time filled with too much to do, interactions with unpleasant family members and a season focused on things rather than experiences.
Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
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.
On a Saturday morning in October, Gary Webb, president of OCJ Kids, drove an hour south to make a presentation to a tiny group in Ahwatukee about the charity’s efforts for foster children in Phoenix. Sheila Coonen, executive director of Connecting to Serve, which represents a collection of churches and organizations in Ahwatukee, reassured him that he wasn’t wasting his time with the very small group.
Valley residents of all ages will have the opportunity to attend presentations by local experts and learn about area resources at “Health & Wellness Connection 2014.” The special event will be on Sunday, Jan. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Baisch & Skinner Wholesale Design Showroom, 525 W. Turney Ave. The forum will feature interactive educational sessions, an extensive exhibit area, door prizes, giveaways and entertainment.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Concert Band is gearing up for its two performances at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC).
Businesses, churches and individuals are coming together across Ahwatukee Foothills to provide Christmas cheer to kids and teens in local foster group homes.
For years, Julie Fischer has devoted her life to trying to better young children in the realms of education and social behaviors.
I have always enjoyed this time of year. Even as a child growing up in Chicago, fall afternoons meant playing baseball with a sweatshirt on or running through piles of fallen leaves, some of which were raked quite neatly and I mischievously found joy in rummaging through those piles as well.
It’s one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. But what if it also included a TV screen, game console and dimmable, color-changing lights?
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.
Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn’t get old.
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.
A true story made headlines Nov. 4. A trove of approximately 1,500 works of art confiscated by the Nazis in World War II were seized in a Munich apartment. The value was estimated to be $1.3 billion by artists such as Picasso, Matisse and Chagall. The news goes on to say that determining the rightful owners of the works decades after they were either sold under duress or seized could take years.
The Mountain Pointe Pride had a purpose when it got off the bus in Las Vegas three months ago.
Mountain Pointe got on the scoreboard for the first time when running back Wesley Payne (5) connected with Jalen Brown on a halfback pass.
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GLENDALE – Norris Vaughan was engulfed into the sea of black.
GLENDALE - Mountain Pointe had a purpose when it got off the bus in Las Vegas three months ago.