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Ahwatukee resident Michael Feyrer subscribes to the philosophy that his life is like a pair of shoes — to be worn out in service.
Izzy Marshall’s football career at Arizona State is over before it ever really got started.
Being a person of faith isn’t like being a football player or a plumber. In those cases, everyone knows the rules, the skills and who qualifies. Christians don’t even have universal agreement of what it means to “belong” or “get in” the club, let alone answers to life’s most pressing questions.
“Those three seconds I took my eyes off the road changed my life forever.”
The Southwest Institute of Montessori Studies is hosting a teacher training program in Ahwatukee, and applications for interested teaching students are being accepted.
Air Force Airman Kevin A. Ray graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
This weekend marks Josh Mendoza’s first time to have a film screening at the Phoenix Film Festival, but there’s a hunch that this is just the start for the Ahwatukee Foothills native.
What you get out of your tutoring is directly related to what you put into it. Preparation and attitude play a huge role in getting the most out of the tutoring sessions. Following the 10 guidelines below, your tutoring sessions should be enjoyable and fulfilling for parents, student and tutor.
Local animal shelters have enough camps to keep any animal lover engaged and learning this summer.
For all the flak that our state’s education system has taken over the years (I’ve dealt some of it), we proudly lead the nation in an important segment: career and technical education.
Freshmen, it’s not too early to start thinking about your college plans. Your first step — 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:
Twenty years ago, accountant Sharon Lechter decided to devote her career to financial education and literacy after her oldest son graduated from high school and soon fell into credit card debt.
In its third year at Kyrene School District, Project Zoo Lab is taking elementary school students through a study of how animals adapt to their surroundings.
Air Force Airman Angelina M. Delatorre graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Saying students are getting only one side of the debate, a state senators wants to free teachers to tell students why they believe there is no such thing human-caused "global warming.''
The SAT and ACT are the main tests colleges use to determine if a student is “worthy” for admission into their school. These tests can be pretty scary if you don’t know what to expect.
Arizona State University researchers have developed a parenting-after-divorce program that has been found to substantially reduce behavior problems, mental health disorders and substance abuse among children whose parents have divorced. They are now offering the program free to divorced or separated parents, as part of a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
United Blood Services has announced an urgent need for donors with O-, A-, B-, AB- and O+ blood types.
January means resolutions. My guess is that at least one of your resolutions falls under the category of being happier in some area of your life. If so, you might want to take a look at Gretchen Rubin’s new book, “Happier at Home” (2012). Her previous book, “The Happiness Project,” was No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list for months. Although I hadn’t read that one, I bought her next book as the “perfect” gift for someone. Before I wrapped it I skimmed it a little further than in the bookstore. Soon I was reading each page and knew I had to have my own copy. This is a valuable and inspirational reference for any individual, family or home — the kind of book you might not read at one sitting or from beginning to end, but snippets on a daily or weekly basis. With a highlighter.
Air Force Airman Michael A. Burns graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
A recent Arizona law requires all school districts and charter schools to implement a new teacher evaluation system by the 2013-14 school year. For the first time, teachers in the Kyrene School District will be evaluated, in part, based on how well their students score on tests.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Brennan A. Hill graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
‘Amazing Women Needed for High Paying Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).” Now this is a message that grabs your attention. Exciting our future engineers, scientists and innovators is critical to the future of our economy, yet enticing women to these fields is falling behind.
"Amazing Women Needed for High Paying Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).” Now this is a message that grabs your attention. Exciting our future engineers, scientists and innovators is critical to the future of our economy, yet enticing women to these fields is falling behind.
The Nov. 16 guest commentary by Arizona State University English professor Neal A. Lester (“In recipe for success, humanities and arts are as essential as science and math,” AFN) reminds me of a comment I heard back in Minnesota — “A potato farmer believes that all of the world’s problem can be solved by planting more potatoes.”
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