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Posted: Friday, June 13, 2008 8:55 pm | Updated: 9:23 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

White House displays student’s exhibit

A Scottsdale teenager’s history project will be one of 12 student exhibits on display at the White House next week.

White House displays student’s exhibit

A Scottsdale teenager’s history project will be one of 12 student exhibits on display at the White House next week.

Desert Mountain High School student Adam Sherman’s project is “Prelude to Pearl Harbor: The Panay Conflict and President Roosevelt’s Compromise.” He will present his entry at the White House Visitor Center as part of the National History Day national competition, which runs Sunday through Thursday at the University of Maryland.

Sherman is one of 2,300 finalists from across the country in the competition.

Amanda Keim, (480) 970-2337

Expansion work to restrict intersection

The Scottsdale Road/Princess Drive intersection in Scottsdale will be restricted to one lane in all directions starting Monday through Aug. 10 to permit improvements tied to the expansion of Scottsdale Road.

Information on this project is available at eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/capitalprojects/proj_report.asp?proj=S7005&status=S7005.

Marge Purcell, (480) 970-2328

Children’s hospital offers CPR courses

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is offering summer courses in CPR. The Pediatric Heartsaver classes are fashioned after the American Heart Association program.

Students will experience a fun, musical approach to CPR and first aid with the latest in instructional tools.

The classes are 8 a.m. to noon Monday, June 27, July 11, 18 and 28 and Aug. 11, 20 and 25 at the hospital, Building C, 1919 E. Thomas Road.

For information, call (602) 546-0731 or visit www.phoenixchildrens.com and click on view events and classes link.

Marge Purcell, (480) 970-2328

N.Y. Times says go to downtown Scottsdale

The New York Times ranked downtown Scottsdale No. 9 in its “Top 31 Places to Go This Summer.”

The high ranking was based on Scottsdale’s luxury hotels, night life and summer resort packages.

Marge Purcell, (480) 970-2328

Online high school slates open house

An online high school is holding an open house today for prospective students in east Phoenix .

iQ Academy Arizona will have teachers, current students and their parents on hand to answer questions about the virtual high school. There also will be a demonstration of how a virtual classroom operates.

The open house is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport, 3422 E. Elwood St., Phoenix. Visit www.iqacademyaz.com for information about the school’s middle and high school programs.

Amanda Keim, (480) 970-2337

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