SRP’s Powering Our Future workshops have been powering the future of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Arizona schools for about a decade, reaching an estimated 15,000 students annually.
With the holiday season here, we encourage Maricopa County residents and businesses to pay attention to No Burn Day alerts and not burn wood in fireplaces, outdoor fire pits or other wood burning appliances on designated No Burn Days. Lives literally depend on your cooperation.
What was once an empty 15-acre lot at Indian School Road and Central Avenue is now filled with tractors tilling the land for farming and flexible outdoor classroom space for local schools. Once a former Phoenix Indian School is now PHX Renews, the largest transformation of vacant land into useable public space in the country.
No business owner wants to hear that a government agency is coming to inspect their workplace — whether it’s the USDA, the EPA or the IRS. But if there was a government agency that could help save money, improve productivity and increase employee morale — free of charge — businesses just might be interested.
Kris Rademacher-Gorovitz, a Desert Vista High School science teacher, won an award for integrating environmental education into curriculum. She received the Richard C. Bartlett Environmental Education Award, which is given annually to an outstanding middle or high school teacher.
As we prepare for another long hot summer, the Chandler
Recreation Division has many classes in May and youth camps
throughout the summer to help keep everyone active, healthy and
engaged in learning new skills and meeting new friends.