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Seton Catholic Preparatory announced the launch of a new website at the same address, www.setoncatholic.org. The new site features a contemporary design, improved functionality and mobile friendly access. Visitors to the new setoncatholic.org can learn about Seton Catholic Prep’s unique offering as the only Catholic high school in the East Valley.
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.
Phoenix high school students have more time to apply for an award that could highlight them as one of the city’s most outstanding young men and women of the year.
Last year, Phoenix residents saved $15 million on their taxes by making a donation to a local school that qualifies for the state’s dollar-for-dollar education tax credit.
Arizonans looking for ways to divert some of what they owe the state to other causes have a new option this year: foster care.
The city of Phoenix has released a website to help Phoenix residents understand which school districts could use school tax credit contributions before the end of the year.
The ending of one year and the beginning of another allows us to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we hope to be. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts that we have been given.
Seventh-grade science students at Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School are inviting the Ahwatukee community to their Astronomy Night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Akimel A-al, 2720 E. Liberty Lane.
Freshmen, it’s not too early to start thinking about your college plans. Your first step is to build a strong resume. If you establish high standards and work hard, you will set yourself up for unlimited opportunities when you apply to colleges in the fall of your senior year. Here are some tips to get you started:
The Public Policy Committee met Friday afternoon to hear a brief discussion about the Maintenance and Operations Override, which voters will be asked to either approve or decline in the upcoming November election.
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.
Out on the grass between classroom buildings and the baseball field at Kyrene Centennial Middle School, a group of 7th graders were measuring indoor temperatures of their model homes for an urban heat island project last week.
With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance and can expose kids to a world of knowledge.
For high school seniors this is the time of year when emotions run high. The month of April brings its own set of challenges as seniors approach May 1, National Decision Day. This is the day when seniors who have been offered admission to a college or university must accept or decline all offers. How will you make this very important, perhaps even life-changing decision? Here are a few tips to guide you:
Kyrene School District officials recently received tax credit donation results for 2012, showing a nearly $35,000 decrease.
Freshmen, it’s not too early to start thinking about your college plans. Your first step — build a strong resume. If you establish high standards and work hard, you will set yourself up for unlimited opportunities when you apply to colleges in the fall of your senior year. Here are some tips to get you started:
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.
As we close out another year and look forward to a new and hopefully more prosperous one, it is a good time to take inventory on where we stand financially in order to better prepare for the year ahead.
New Year’s Eve is the last day local school districts will be accepting tax credit donations for the year.
Kyrene Altadeña Middle School’s robotics teams recently competed in regional and state competitions, bringing home first and fifth place titles.
A legislative panel voted this week to continue giving generous tax credits to those who help students attend private and parochial schools.
Thousands of students from Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe high schools concluded spirit week on Friday, ushering in homecoming with parades, a Hall of Fame induction, and pep assemblies.
FILE PHOTO -- The Williams Field band plays to rally support for their team, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 in Gilbert. Band is one of the extracurricular activities in public schools that qualify for tax credit donations. [Jerry Burch/Special to Tribune]
The Ahwatukee Republican Women’s Club awarded the Marjorie Miner Scholarship in the amount of $500 to Desert Vista High School graduating senior Allyson Kolodziej at its general meeting at the Grace Inn in May. Allyson is the daughter of Michael and Carol Kolodziej of Ahwatukee.