November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness. Throughout the month of November, Hospice of the Southwest in Mesa will be joining organizations across the nation hosting activities that will help the community understand how important hospice and palliative care can be. For additional information about hospice care or Hospice of the Southwest, visit www.hospiceofthesouthwest.com or call (480) 456-9300.
Mountain Pointe High School announced its students of the month for September. The following students were chosen: Zach Shappell, for Pride; Jacob Rak-Kinonen, for Performance; Victoria Garner, for Purpose.
The following students were students of the month at the end of this past school year at Mountain Pointe High School: Kristina Trujillo; Richard Frazier; Tatum Buck; Alexandria Layton; Jasmine Schmitz; and Tia Pantin.
The students of the month for Pride, Purpose and Performance for December and January at Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee are pictured with assistant principal Mark Keller, left to right: Joan Martinez, Martina Enriquez, Ethan Gage, Austyn Skulkan, Allyson Whittaker, and Kylie Armstrong.