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City of Phoenix residents will see no water or sewer rate increases for the second year in a row in 2014.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
For the past 30 years, I have been a literacy advocate. During the summer of 1983, I learned that my grandfather was illiterate.
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.
A St. John Bosco Catholic School teacher has been selected Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Council for American Private Education (AZCAPE) and the Arizona private school community. More than 200 private school leaders of distinction were nominated for the second Arizona Private School Education Excellence Awards.
Detoxifying ones body can be a painful hassle many tend to quit before starting, however, A-Peeling Faces in Ahwatukee is offering an improved treatment to assist anyone interested in improving their exterior beauty.
Maybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator.
Air Force Airman Krystina E. Fernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Air National Guard Airman Treva S. Begay graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Joey Estrada grew up cleaning family friends’ vineyards in California, so he said it is only natural that he will make his career in the wine industry.
From Ahwatukee Foothills to the Hollywood Foothills, actor Justin Rapp has landed television and movie roles and is determined to make his passion a career.
Learning a second language can be a beneficial trait for any individual who’s interested in finding appreciation from different cultures.
If you liked last summer’s block buster, “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, you might like “The Silent Wife,” by A.S.A. Harrison, a debut paperback novel published in June but quickly climbed the best-seller charts. Called one of the summer’s sleeper hits, one reviewer says, “It ensnares the reader on page one and doesn’t let go.” Even if you didn’t read “Gone Girl,” but like psychological suspense based on an unusual relationship, this might be the page-turner you are looking for.
May 24, 2013 marked my last day of work for the 2012-2013 school year. As soon as I received notification that my final paycheck was available, I literally “threw up the deuces,” hugged my colleagues, and “eased on down the road.” I was determined to have a carefree summer — one devoid of daily commentaries regarding instructional strategies and the effectiveness of Common Core.
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.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA, a nonprofit organization serving the community, has opened the doors to its new “state-of-the-art” Team Ortho Youth and Teen Center, giving the children in the community an entertaining place to visit after school.
Air Force Airman Austin E. Wisshack-Kurz graduates from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Many view being a part of Boy Scouts as a hobby to do while you’re young.
Sports psychology is the scientific understanding of the mental side of human excellence. Sports psychology services are highly praised and utilized across all sports, because of the equal importance of the mental and physical aspects of the athletes.
Air Force Airman Kristopher J. Diehl graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
School is right around the corner, which means students may need after-school help with their course material.
During the summer four Desert Vista High School students were enrolled in the highly competitive science internship at the University of Arizona, known as the Keys (Keep Engaging Youth in Science).
In light of teacher appreciation week last month, the husband and wife law team, Ahwatukee personal injury attorneys Mark and Alexis Breyer, announced their latest teacher of the month, Merrideth George of Roadrunner Elementary School.
Whether you’re a parent or caregiver, we all want the best for our kids. Part of that is making sure they have the reading skills to succeed in school and in life.