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There’s a new place to shop for original gifts in the East Valley, and it’s only going to be open about three weeks.
Former NFL cornerback Ray McElroy says one particular play that knocked him to the ground made him realize it’s important to always get up.
Having lived in the Chandler community for more than 20 years, I have watched the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) improve student achievement and become a top-rated district. Now that I am charged with implementing education policy statewide, I am especially impressed with Chandler’s ability to rise to the top in a number of endeavors.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
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 last week.
If you’re looking for a place to get away this weekend, you don’t have to look far: the Labor Day Grill at the Mill might be just the place.
"Eat local" is the foodie mantra, and nothing is more local than an egg from your own backyard.
Mesa sixth graders who demonstrate a high ability in math can take an advance course when the school year begins Wednesday – one with a teacher on the other side of a computer screen.
Staples stores around the East Valley will host a teacher appreciation day to offer educators a deal to save money on back-to-school supplies.
Gilbert Unified School District’s new interim superintendent will give the school board the next recommendation on what to do with the popular Gilbert Classical Academy.
PRESCOTT — Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of some of those who died:
Once faced with what could have been crippling challenges, a former NFL veteran is now giving back in a big way—including sponsoring a benefit event in June designed to help young people achieve their goals.
Finding air-conditioned summer entertainment can be tricky in the Valley of the Sun. It got a bit easier when Arizona’s newest cultural attraction — Butterfly Wonderland — opened last month in Scottsdale.
NEW YORK — Thomas Sohmers, 17, of Hudson, Mass., has been working at a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since he was 13, developing projects ranging from augmented reality eyewear to laser communications systems. This spring, his mom, Penny Mills, let him drop out of 11th grade. She says she "could see how much of the work he was doing at school wasn't relevant to what he wanted to learn."
I have to admit that this column is going to have few readers. For one thing, here is the only mention it will have of the name Jodi Arias. That’s it. Sorry.
While visiting a second-grade classroom in Chandler some seven years ago, Barbara Blalock witnessed a 7-year-old girl hand in her right tennis shoe as collateral. She was borrowing a pencil from her teacher.
Applications are available online for new, self-contained gifted classes that will be offered next school year in the Gilbert Unified School District.
“Mr. Basha used to be a neighbor of mine, although I did not know immediately know it. My son, about 13, came home one day from carousing in the neighborhood. I asked where he had been. He replied ‘we were at Eddie’s house playing tennis.’ You know where this story is headed. It was Eddie Basha. He was like that, a kind man who was for the kids. Needless to say, I did not mind my son going there to play tennis. R.I.P. Mr. Basha.”
Earlier this spring, the We the People Team from Tempe's Marcos de Niza High School earned a spot to represent Arizona at the national competition in Washington, D.C.
According to the Government Accountability Office, the federal government operates 50 different programs for the homeless. There are 23 programs in housing, 26 for food and nutrition, 130 for at-risk youth. They also operate an astounding 342 programs for economic development, which government is notoriously bad at anyway.