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Desert Vista High School’s Science Bowl team recently captured the state championship at the 2014 Arizona Regional Science Bowl, competing alongside 32 different schools across the state.
Bill Bitter went to college expecting to graduate and become a concert violinist, but he realized his talents were better served as a teacher than performer.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
The Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW) Marjorie Miner Scholarship shall be awarded each year to an Ahwatukee resident who is a graduating high school senior, whose application has been approved by the ARW Executive Committee.
For the second year in a row, the city’s Information Security and Privacy website received a “Best of the Web” award from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) in the Local Government category.
Five Desert Vista High School students were awarded best in state and region at this year’s Verizon Innovative App Challenge for their mobile application concept that measured solar energy usage.
With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
Kathleen Casprowitz worked in sales for Xerox 30 years ago in British Columbia, Canada, but always had an interest in education.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Women in Business seeks to enrich the community and its businesses through assorted programs and events.
If you have ever watched “Alice in Wonderland” you probably remember the immortal words of the unpunctual White Rabbit, “I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date!” Whether you are looking forward to college or are already there, now is the time to make it a habit to be early to whatever task, meeting, appointment, party, and class you must attend. I can tell you, now being in the professional world and from my time in college, that if you have somewhere to be, you do not want to be running behind. It’s why I am now committed to the “five minute rule.”
Mesa Public Schools will host the High School Harp Ensemble on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.
More than 150 young artists submitted entries to Benedictine University at Mesa’s statewide art competition to win a 50 percent tuition renewable scholarship.
The Governor’s office recently awarded the city of Phoenix Human Services Department a more than $122,000 grant to enhance its Phoenix Teen Violence Prevention (PTVP) program.
The Winter Olympics are closing out its first week of the games, and Ahwatukee Preschool decided to hold its own form of the winter games through its Ahwatukee Olympics.
Christina (del Castillo) Terry, a 2000 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, recently received recognition as one of the Arizona Cardinals and University of Phoenix “MVP’s of the Classroom.”
Brian Murphy, director of bands at Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC), received high honors at this year’s Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA) banquet, receiving the 2014 O.M. Hartsell’s “Excellence in Teaching Music Award.”
Photographers with disabilities will get an opportunity to showcase their work in downtown Phoenix this year in the ninth annual art competition as part of the city’s efforts to promote disability awareness.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce celebrated 20 years in existence and a successful 2013 during the 15th Annual Chamber Day of Champions on Friday, Feb. 7.
As anyone who has ever taken a standardized test knows, the last step in preparing for the test is to sharpen your No. 2 pencil. That may not be enough, however, for those thinking about taking college entrance exams. Planning and preparation for the ACT/SAT should begin now for students who are currently in their junior year. Here are some topics to consider as you establish your test-taking strategies.
Kyrene de las Lomas and Kyrene de las Manitas elementary schools recently received gold awards and were named “Beat the Odds Schools” by Beat the Odds Institute, an initiative of the center for the future of Arizona.
Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) was buzzing during homecoming weekend.
The following Ahwatukee musicians impressed at the recent Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Recital.
Over the weekend the Desert Vista High School Chamber Orchestra attended the 75th anniversary of the Arizona Music Educators Associations (AMEA), where 15 students were able to perform during the prestigious banquet.
Passion, determination and the love for her job, these are a few traits that describes Desert Garden Montessori teacher Denise Henry and is the many reasons she has been selected as the 2013 Best Elementary/Middle School Teacher in Ahwatukee.