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Kyrene School District is one of several area districts participating in a program introducing protein-packed Greek yogurt to school lunches.
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
Every so often some researcher whips out his calculator and estimates how much it takes to raise a child today. I suspect that this exercise is some sort of subtle pressure from the government to cut down on overpopulation, because the Department of Agriculture says it costs a libido-crushing $241,080 to raise each of our Special Snowflakes to age 18.
The state’s jobless rate dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona’s recovery is languishing.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
Denny Scott Ford, 48, quietly and peacefully glided into the arms of his heavenly father above on Oct. 16. He was a beloved and devoted husband, son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a friend to all. He opened his heart and touched the lives of so many.
Wellness is a term that has gained in popularity in recent years. Wellness is used as a name for a variety of products and programs, and as a result the term is sometimes misused. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Digest defines wellness as “a multidimensional state of being describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.” Adopting healthy lifestyles, including being regularly active and eating well, are “processes” that lead to the “products” of health and wellness.
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
Turning 16 used to be one of the most important stepping stones in a teen’s life. It meant the rite of passage to get behind the wheel of a car. Well, times are changing as more teens are holding off on getting their driver’s licenses for a variety of reasons.
Arizona got a B on a recent national report card that graded states for their efforts to improve financial literacy in high schools.
With school starting bright and early tomorrow, students at Mountain Pointe High School will notice new vending machines offering nutritional snacks to give them the right amount of nourishment at school.
Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she’s not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive on time. Classes for ninth-graders start at 7:30 a.m., 45 minutes earlier than they did in middle school.
The Phoenix Police Department made its presence today at Horizon Community Learning Center’s Meet the Teacher Pre K-6 orientation while searching for a suspect who allegedly stole items from his girlfriend.
Your political beliefs control your future. They will drive you to support the liberty offered by our constitutional republic or they will cause you to aid and abet the dreary mediocrity of the level playing field of the socialists who would destroy our constitutional republic.
A Phoenix Fire Department spokesperson said the reasons people get stuck on local mountains is failing to stay on the hiking path and not being prepared.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce is offering the community a unique chance to discover Cuba through a fully-inclusive “cultural connections” program.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) honored their 10th annual Teal & Silver award recipients during a breakfast event at the college’s Williams Campus on May 7 at the Student Pavilion Center. Nine winners were recognized for their efforts and support of CGCC students, employees, programs, services and the college community.
When Ahwatukee Foothills News decided to start including a column in the newspaper, “‘Tukee Talk” seemed like a unique and clever name but the original Tukee Talks have been going on for years.
Arizona was ranked 10th out of 50 states for bike friendliness in 2013 by the League of American Bicyclists.
When executives of corporations are caught aiding and abetting criminal behavior of their employees, the executives are prosecuted and the businesses are destroyed.
Jocelyn Botero, a 2009 alum of Mountain Pointe High School, has graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She was on the dean’s list all four years of college with an overall GPA of 3.8 (summa cum laude).
The Department of Administration reports Arizona’s jobless rate last month was 7.9 percent. That’s the third straight month at that level.
What do United States Congressman David Schweikert, State Senate Majority Leader John McComish, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCicco, Kedrick Ellison of the Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department, Kyrene Superintendent Dr. David Shauer, Tempe Union High School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Baca, and Pangea Development have in common?
Arizona’s economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.