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Bomi Johnson, a senior at Desert Vista High School, recently received confirmation that she has qualified as a 2013 National Merit Semifinalist.
Why do I need to get X-rays?
What is preventive dentistry?
Ramsay Chancellor was late to the wonderful world of shin splints.
Have you ever been told that you would not be good at something because of your gender or age or race?
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes, whether two-legged humans or four-legged dogs.
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
“Innovation.” That’s one word that can best describe what the Mobile Applications class is intuitively giving students at Desert Vista High School.
Each fall, after crossing the hurdle of back-to-school fever, parents of high school juniors and seniors have the added burden of facing the confusing college application process. News stories remind parents of the spiraling tuition costs and increased unemployment among college graduates while colleges sell parents on the need for a degree in today’s changing American economy.
Given its penchant for taking local audiences back into their past on a monthly basis, Cult Classics’ decision to celebrate its second anniversary with a film about time travel and a tie to its East Valley home was both logical and a most excellent thing to do.
Q: I was surprised to see how many prescriptions my father is currently taking. Is it normal for elderly to be prescribed so many different medications?
Summer School … these two words can sound like a one- to two-month jail sentence for students in school.
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 rising seniors. Here are some topics to consider as you establish your test-taking strategies.
Having observed the failure of our education system by dumbing-down our children for the past 50 years, concern has to be expressed about the “new” Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI).
What you get out of your tutoring is directly related to what you put into it. Preparation and attitude play a huge role in getting the most out of the tutoring sessions. Following the 10 guidelines below, your tutoring sessions should be enjoyable and fulfilling for parents, student and tutor.
State lawmakers edged closer Wednesday to allowing armed staffers in some public schools.
Arizona high schoolers may soon be rid of having to pass AIMS -- or any standardized test -- to graduate.
Wondering what became of that New Year’s Resolution? Or just need a little motivation to stay on track?
All preschool through high school teachers are encouraged to visit Lifetime Eye Care for teacher appreciation week, March 11-15. Teachers visiting for an eye exam will receive a gift bag with chocolates, a $10 gift card, glasses cleaner, and more. Teachers will be entered into a raffle, where one could win a $100 gift card to the Melting Pot restaurant.
Arizona's 17,500 lawyers are not going to have to worry about new competition from those who want to practice without bothering with three years of law school.
Elizabeth Ann Misner Johnson, 73, passed away unexpectedly in Phoenix on Dec. 20.
A state legislator wants to allow more people to practice law.
This Jan. 3, 2013 publicity photo provided by the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County shows veterinary technician Aubrey Mallory checking the teeth of a six-week-old male pit bull mix named Kobe, in Vero Beach, Fla. Regular exams help spot bad breath, an early warning sign of pet dental disease. (AP Photo/Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, Janet Winikoff)