Recently someone asked me on my thoughts about the NFL players accused of physical abuse to their wives, children and, in one case, a fiancé that has been reported by every major news outlet around the world. I shared, “One who abuses another in any way, is a coward, period.”
To cap off the weeklong celebration of Constitution Week throughout the Kyrene School District, Kyrene del Milenio Elementary School invited Roxanne Song Ong, chief presiding judge of Phoenix Municipal Court, to speak to the second-grade students about government, the Constitution and what it’s like being a judge.
In his hoop dancing and flute playing, Tony Duncan hears the nocturnal howls of the coyote as it mischievously darts from village to village searching for food, and he sees the twinkling of moonlight on river rocks and sees how that made the stars.
Nic and Janel Lovett speak on behalf of their late father Mark Lovett during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Mountain Pointe High School on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. "He would have loved that", says Janel, pointing to the Mountain Pointe football state championship banner.
Jen Darland who has two children in Tucson elementary schools complained Monday the failure of the state to fund annual inflation adjustments has harmed her youngsters — and will continue to do so without a deal soon. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
As the father of an Arizona State University student, former ASU police officer and former member of the Tempe Police Citizen’s Review Board, I read the Sunday front-page Arizona Republic story, “ASU PD staffing trails campus growth,” with considerable interest.
Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe High School will host a candidate forum to let the community to meet Legislative District No. 18 and Tempe Union High School’s school board candidates running in November’s general election.
Mesa resident Matthew Baltzley is known as someone who is “on the spectrum,” meaning he is autistic. It’s a disability by definition, but Matthew’s autism offers a different way of seeing the world and channels the artistic vision he hopes to employ in the future.
Wellness isn’t something Dignity Health employees practice only on their down time. At Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers, it’s woven into the work culture with opportunities that enhance employment and transcend home life as well as patient care.
Mountain Pointe junior Mario Medrano take a photo with Arizona State Head Coach Todd Graham during the football game between Mountain Pointe and Chandler at Mountain Pointe High School on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.
Arizona State University’s award-winning Project Humanities has partnered with Equality TV to create and host “Hacks 4 Humanity”, a two-day, 36-hour event. This event will combine technological developments with the humanities. Participants will cluster to create their own apps or other technologies that support the social good. Each app will in some way reflect one or more of the seven principles – forgiveness, kindness, integrity, self-reflection, compassion, respect and empathy.
Improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions along sections of Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Sept. 19-22), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes while these scheduled restrictions are in place:
The Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame ceremony is always filled with stories told from memory, hugs reserved for long-ago teammates and inspirational speeches for the current students that focus the glory days.
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