You won’t find many Dr. Seuss books in the hands of high school students. But the books’ messages can inspire for a lifetime, like this one: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rates the relative quality of the private plans that are offered to Medicare beneficiaries through the Medicare Advantage program. CMS rates Medicare Advantage plans on a one- to five-star scale, the highest quality being five stars. This star rating provides an overall measure of the plan’s quality and is an indication of the quality of care, access to care, responsiveness, and beneficiary satisfaction provided by the Medicare Advantage plan. This means that the higher the star rating a plan receives, the more likely you are to receive the care you need, when and where you need it - and most of all, you are more likely to be satisfied with your plan.
Sally is a special 5-month-old kitten. She and her brother, Harry, have an extra toe on each paw. She is very playful and enjoys a nice perch to watch the world outside. She is good with other cats and maybe dogs. Can you give her a second chance at a new life?
Rosie and Shakira are about 3 months old, and have big wide-eyed wonder at the world. A little shy at first, they warm up quickly and love to be petted, cuddle on your lap, or play. They have been tested, fixed and have their first shot.
Summer always seems to go by so quickly. Before we know it, the beginning of the school year is here and that’s why Arizonans should take steps today to make sure their families have health coverage heading into the school year.
When buying or selling a home in Ahwatukee in the month of August, there are a few things you need to think about. First, if you are a seller, be prepared August is coming. Most schools in the area start back the beginning to the middle of August. This means many potential buyers are going to be super busy trying to get school supplies, back to school shopping, vacations completed, etc. They don’t have a lot of time to spend looking around, so make your place stand out. Think of a model home and start staging your home to look like one. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but just make your house the best looking your house can be. Ask your Realtor for some help in what you should or shouldn’t do, or hire a consultant or a stager; they will be worth the investment.
Chaplain is all ready in his black and white tuxedo, but has nowhere to go. He is a beautiful boy as you can see and volunteers agree he is a busy boy. He enjoys his play toys so his new family will hopefully provide some for him and not mind that he has an active schedule. Chaplain is a loving boy as well and will sit with his people from time to time. He’d probably do well with cats that don’t mind him being so active and some dogs as well. Chaplain has tested negative for FELV/FIV, is microchipped, neutered, and up to date on vaccinations. He currently calls Friends for Life’s adoption center in downtown Gilbert home. His adoption fee is $85. If interested in meeting him, call (480) 497-8296, visit www.azfriends.org, or just come in during office hours to meet him.
Going back to school is a hectic time for families; juggling supply lists and schedules is enough to make any parent frazzled. It’s easy to understand how safety may sometimes take a backseat during these preparations. As a leader in traffic safety, AAA suggests all families take this important quiz to brush up on their knowledge to ensure a safe start to the school year.
In a case with statewide and possibly immediate impact, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that “dark money” groups can be forced to disclose the source of their cash even if their commercials don't specifically advocate for anyone's election or defeat.
The Arizona Department of Education released its 2013-14 letter grades for schools across the state on Monday, and the Kyrene and Tempe Union High school districts and Horizon Community Learning Center all received an overall “A” grade.
It might come in a flash or happen over the course of the season, but by the end of the year, there are going to be a handful of football players from the Southeast Valley who are going to have breakout seasons in 2014.