The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced that five Valley-area high school students have been selected to take part in the 2014 Student Leaders program, which awards a total of 220 community-minded high school juniors and seniors from around the country with paid eight-week summer internships at local branches of the Boys & Girls Club.
Kyrene School District’s Superintendent, Dr. David Schauer, and Chief Financial Officer, Jeremy Calles, spoke to members of the Ahwatukee community on Friday about what’s been occurring around the district.
Precision Corporate Staging (PCS), owned and operated by Ahwatukee residents Dave and Marla Stern, for a second straight year was recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a Blue Ribbon Small Business of the Year.
Ahwatukee area high school seniors were once again eligible to receive an educational scholarship from area residents and businesses. Keeping it in the local family is indeed a different twist on scholarships, but one that has been embraced by the Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation (ACCF).
The van driven by Gilbert residents Erica Brenay and Rachel Durling is difficult to miss; it’s flamingo pink and dotted with triangles of differing shades, but the same size. What makes the truck unique though isn’t the outside, but rather the waffle products concocted and served therein.
Making sure students are on the right track is a fundamental component each school tries to keep central, and Kyrene de los Cerritos Elementary School has been infusing these fundamentals within its students with its Leadership Academy.
Arizona recently hosted school-choice supporters from across the country in Phoenix for National School Choice Week. Research conducted by Dr. David Garcia, Arizona State University, concludes that after nearly two decades of expanding choice options in our state, traditional public schools continue to be the choice for nearly nine out of 10 Arizona students. In fact, more than 3,500 students come to Kyrene for their education from outside our boundaries because parents are exercising their right to choose.
Small businesses play a key role in our economic recovery, creating jobs to help get our community back on track. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is offering a program to help small business owners and executives learn how to improve efficiency, streamline operations and raise profits. The fifth annual Small Business Leadership Academy is available to the leaders of small and diverse local businesses.