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"To the art of working well, a civilized race would add the art of playing well," philosopher George Santayana said.
Bishop Gorman’s Randall Cunningham Jr. scored on a 1-yard run with 2 minutes and 56 seconds left in the third quarter against Mountain Pointe on Aug. 23.
Life for kids is harder today than ever before, and I offer up proof: According to a variety of news reports, many elementary schools are eliminating recess.
Unusually warm temperatures did not prevent thousands of potential homebuyers and their families from attending the grand opening of the new Eastmark community on Saturday.
The valedictorians for Tempe's Corona del Sol are:
An attempt to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 48th Street and Chandler Boulevard has respectfully been withdrawn for now as the owner searches for a location in Ahwatukee Foothills that will be further away from homes and schools.
Sonoran Science Academy in Ahwatukee Foothills is hosting its fourth International Food and Culture Day near the end of the month.
A Division IV football coach who saw Seton Catholic and Blue Ridge both in person and on film breaks down Friday night's state championship game at NAU Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff.
“Hopefully Sandy’s decision to occupy Wall St. Will have a bigger effect on Congress and the president’s numerous requests to address infrastructure than the 99 percent did. Sandy could be the E.F. Hutton of the 21st century: When Sandy speaks everyone listens.”
Beyonce will be the halftime performer at next year's Super Bowl, we learned when the AP broke the news. This got me thinking about the multi-talented multi-hyphenate's movie performances.
Seventeen-year-old Mountain Pointe student Spencer Elliott may sound like a busy student between being student coordinator and tutor king of the Totem Tutors learning program, president of the DECA Business Club and chess club co-president, but all of those are just titles he holds at school. Outside of school he’s a small business owner, professional skier and ski instructor, sits on the Tempe Union High School Superintendant’s Council; the Tempe Union High School Career and Technical Education Board; and most recently became a member of the Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee. As a side note, Elliott admits, he’s more than 90 percent deaf.
Lights dimmed, students in an eighth-grade economics class at Chandler’s Accelerated Middle School at Basha High School use computers to create a budget spreadsheet.
Give chess a try. Build a model airplane. Become a cupcake chef.
Students at Mesa’s ASU Preparatory Academy don’t just attend high school on a college campus; they attend classes where college professors deliver guest lectures, and they rub elbows with university students during campus service projects.
Pencils and glue sticks and paper, oh my!
We can all stop pretending continued Republican anger about the Affordable Care Act is news. Some figured a Supreme Court ruling would settle things. And since the GOP said it was unconstitutional with the same fervor as people who’ve read the Constitution—it was easy to assume a decision from the nine justices in the highest court in the land—regardless of the outcome—would chill them out.
Few things seem more lonely than the image of an elderly person who is unable anymore to get out and do things. You can help by volunteering as a Friendly Visitor for the Assistance for Independent Living Program that serves homebound elderly in Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler and Apache Junction.
"The Lucky One" is yet another adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, so you know exactly what you're getting walking into this thing. It's predictable and schmaltzy and sappy and smothered with voiceover that explains the film's already none-too-subtle themes of destiny and fate and second chances.
Bringing the best chess players together in Mesa every few months is a passion for former East Valley resident Daniel Rensch.
Daniel Rensch, 26, was bitten by the chess bug one summer when he was 10.
It’s a fact: I will do just about anything if my kids suggest we spend time together. It’s very important that you never share that information, as it’s hard to keep that stern, authoritarian mojo going when they really know that lurking just under that gruff exterior is the same dignity the dog demonstrates when you ask if he wants to go in the car.
Maricopa and Pima counties' after-school programs need to create a buzz about what's available, take better advantage of federally funded meal programs that could provide breakfast, snacks or even dinner to participants, and reach out more to at-risk students.
Tony Mottola,7, left, plays a game of chess with Claudia Castaneda,right, during an after-school program at Rover Elementary School in Tempe, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2012. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
There's no question St. Mary's is the team to beat in Arizona high school girls basketball.