May 7-21, the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) had some textbooks for review at the district office. There were a couple of history books, one on chemistry, one on biology and a couple of others.
The Tempe Diablos hosted its 25th annual Excellence in Education award ceremony Monday evening at the Tempe Center for the Arts, honoring teachers, students and faculty members across Kyrene, Tempe Elementary and Tempe Union High school districts.
An English teacher from Desert Vista High School, Dr. Cicely Cobb, and civil rights advocate, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin, hosted a press conference outside of the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Court Building in downtown Phoenix on Thursday morning to highlight alleged physical, verbal and emotional abuse she has experienced at the school.
The city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University announced the expansion of an on-going partnership through a $125,000 investment to fund public safety efforts, including a drowning-prevention program and graffiti abatement services.
Symphony of the Southwest and Youth Symphony of the Southwest perform their annual side-by-side concert, which features narration from Mesa Mayor Scott Smith for “Tubby the Tuba” and “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra,” as well as a combined performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade.” Original artwork from Mesa and Tempe Union high school students will be shown on a large screen during the performance. The art will also be on display in the lobby as part of a silent auction.
The Tempe Union High School Education Foundation invites the community to attend the fifth annual HOPE in Education. While admiring an exceptional display of student and staff artwork, guests will enjoy delicious hot pasta, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. A silent auction along with a drawing for a unique “gift card tree” will also be part of the festivities.
This could start in a “way-back-when” manner by comparing how much a gallon of milk or loaf of bread cost in 1944 compared to 2014 — it’s not even a fair comparison without adjusting for inflation. This could begin with a brief waxing about the nature of time and particularly relativity — how 10 or 20 or 70 years go by with little regard until the days end — but that doesn’t feel quite right either.
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union hosted its 16th annual Children’s Miracle Network Charity Golf Tournament on March 3, benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The 2014 tournament raised $341,000 for the two organizations, who continue to be the sole beneficiaries of the event since the tournament’s inception in 1998.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Tempe Union High School District student artwork is now on display on the second floor of the Tempe Public Library. The District Art Show opened last week and will run through May 6. The opening reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Listen to live music while browsing a selection of hand-crafted bowls, pots, mugs, necklaces, platters and vases made by local artists and students, during this annual charity sale, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the courtyard at Tempe Library Complex.