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Breaking from the traditional teaching mold, Kyrene de la Estella Elementary School recently introduced iPads into three of its kindergarten class as tools for exceeding classroom activities and furthering the Kyrene Teaches with Technology Plan (KTTP) 2.0.
It looks harder than it really is — everything starts with a first step. But when that thing you are trying to do is different or difficult, then that first step seems very hard to do.
When Trey Lauer had to sit out the state semifinals, and couldn’t even attend Mountain Pointe’s win over Desert Ridge on Monday, for disciplinary reasons, he asked his mom to stop sending text updates because he had faith his teammates.
Taren Morrison, left, and his twin brother Tarek sat out the 2011-12 school year.
It happens all time; just not after the eligibility clock has already started running.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
A year after the news off the court was sometimes more prevalent than what happened on it, it will be refreshing to focus on the wins and losses this girls basketball season.
Two beautifully decorated designer Christmas trees will be making the holidays a little brighter for children at the Child Crisis Center and homeless veterans at the MANA (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) House this year thanks to the work of two Ahwatukee Foothills residents.
The Desert Vista boys cross country kept its pack mentality even defeat.
The obsession began somewhere around the same time I got my first pair of Underoos.
The Phoenix City Council approved the recommendations from the committee to end pension spiking on Thursday morning by a slim margin, but several council members said the recommendations did not go far enough to actually end pension spiking.
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:
Who you are and your life depends on your past, your community, your neighborhood, your childhood, your parents, etc. This can be summarized by calling it your “circumstances” or your situation. This can sometimes weigh heavily on you if your circumstances are not ideal or are challenging. The good thing is that your circumstances don’t always determine who you are in the future.
Did you know that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime? Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting women in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background.
The FLDSMDFR lives!
As it has for the past 12 years, the Town of Gilbert is hosting what has become one of the nation’s largest celebrations of the U.S. Constitution, with activities and events that will culminate September 21, with the Constitution Week Fair and Concert, featuring musician and singer David Osmond.
Colleges offer high school seniors several application deadline options to control as well as predict the number of students who will actually matriculate to their institutions in the fall. Your job is to understand your options and plan a strategy that will best suit your goals for admission. Now is the time to make your plan as the first application deadlines are often in early November.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a monthly series of eight columns focused on teens. We will discuss ways teens can become successful in school as well as outside of school. The importance of defining goals, and practicing small efforts that will yield success.
Here: Teen event at Ahwatukee’s Ironwood Library
The blink of an eye is usually involuntary. It’s ones that have purpose behind it that matter.
The Pecos Community Center is offering new programs to Ahwatukee Foothills residents of all ages.
I sat in Norris Vaughan’s football office in August of 2010, just a month after taking the job at the AFN, when all the veteran coach wanted to talk about was this freshman he had coming into the program.
LAS VEGAS - Jeff Decker played on a field that wasn’t synthetic, put on his shoulder pads in a locker room that was surrounded by steel cages instead of polished pine and had his head shot in the team program if it got back from the printer in time instead of on every recruiting website.
It was a packed house at the Sollenberger Classic banquet at Bishop Gorman as players and coaches from each of the four teams involved in the event sat amongst each other to foster brotherhood.
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.