It’s that time of year again when the kids are going back to school. Some students, who are on the year-round schedule, have already started. Others are going to start on Monday. From pre-school to college, students, parents and teachers are getting ready. But what about the rest of us?
(L-R) Elliott Chan and Isabella Franchini, with the help of teacher Kathy McCormick, paint fish during K-Kamp at St. John Bosco Catholic School on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. K-Kamp is a summer program that helps children prepare for kindergarten.
It’s tough for Andrea Benkel to pinpoint her favorite part of her job as director of early childhood development at Summit School of Ahwatukee, so it’s surprising to hear that 10 years ago, it’s a job she never expected to have.
What if Louise of “Thelma & Louise” survived driving into the Grand Canyon and had a bratty granddaughter played by Melissa McCarthy somewhere down the line? You’d probably get something along the lines of “Tammy.” In the film, Susan Sarandon finds herself going along for another offbeat road trip full of crazy shenanigans, none of which take an especially dark turn like in “Thelma & Louise.” Sarandon is only the co-pilot on this particular road trip, however, playing second banana to McCarthy as the title character.
Their properties exceed design standards for their area, according to Mesa’s Extraordinary Properties Campaign. The property owners received a thank you letter, certificate and an Extraordinary Properties sign to display in yards for three months. A new group of winners is chosen each quarter. Nominations can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org
When most of us think of the word, “Diet,” we cringe. It congers up thoughts of hunger and deprivation, and it suggests that we need to make some often unpleasant changes. Yet, millions of people go on diets every day. The diet industry is a multibillion-dollar one, and it continues to grow. What is it that keeps us so tied to diets? There are many benefits to dieting, some of which are obvious. But there are a few “hidden” benefits of dieting that might explain why we love diets … and why we keep going on them.
Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it. But the measure could be more public relations than actual political power.
A relatable storyline and a dedicated cast and crew will fill the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) with wide grins and deep-bellied laughs with the spring production of “I’ll Never Forget What’s His Name…,” by Joe LeChaix.
Kathy Reed, as Gladys Walker, and Mary Williams, as Cathy, during rehearsal for "I'll Never Forget What's His Name..." at Ahwatukee Recreation Center on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Shows are on Friday at 7pm Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm and tickets are $10 available at Ahwatukee Recreation Center or call Pat Thompson 480-598-0863.
Kathy Reed, as Gladys Walker, and Jim Mooney, as Howard Walker, during rehearsal for "I'll Never Forget What's His Name..." at Ahwatukee Recreation Center on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Shows are on Friday at 7pm Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm and tickets are $10 available at Ahwatukee Recreation Center or call Pat Thompson 480-598-0863.
By March, many of us have long forgotten the New Year’s resolutions we made back in January. The diet, exercise and other promises we made seem long ago and far away. The responsibilities and demands of daily living often get in the way of our best intentions.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald