Opinion: Plasma Donation Is It Worth The Compensation?

For those of you that are familiar with donations to the good cause of Plasma Protein Therapy, then you know that plasma donation centers...

South Mountain Community College Partners to Prepare Phoenix Youth to Become...

PHOENIX, AZ – South Mountain Community College (SMCC), in collaboration with the City of Phoenix - 2019 Jerome E. Miller (JEM) Summer Leadership Academy,...

St. Thomas The Apostle Preschool Hosts Summer Camp

Summer is here, and that means it's time to make plans for children that will keep them entertained and engaged. If you're looking for...

Tempe Prep Junior Publishes First Fantasy Book—Working on Sequel

By Jacqueline RischWe might think of authors as being adults who studied writing in college, or old Greek men who wrote inquisitive books about...

Tempe Prep’s Spring Musical is a Smash Hit

By Samuel GoodykoontzIt is no “secret” that this year’s Tempe Prep musical, The Secret Garden, was a huge hit. You already know what happened...

Noah Webster Schools Celebrates Student Achievement

In celebration of the amazing achievements from their students, Noah Webster Schools provided a day of water and fun!  The school brought in five...

Juneteenth festival at Tempe History Museum celebrates the abolition of slavery...

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, an important day in U.S. history when the last enslaved African American people heard about the abolition of slavery....

New Tempe Galleries exhibition opening at Tempe Public Library in June

Experience a fusion of books, the arts, and the movement of animals as the Gallery at TCA unveils its new exhibit, Fly, Climb and...

Tempe Prep Seniors Choose College Fits Across the U.S.

 By Clara Moffitt Decisions, decisions, decisions. Every day we have to make decisions, and some pretty challenging ones too: Should I eat breakfast or...

Tempe Time Machine returns to the museum with free activities for...

Tempe History Museum’s popular summer program series, Tempe Time Machine, returns for the summer with an exciting lineup of performers, activities and demonstrators. The program...

Great Hearts Academies Student Receives National Honor

Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Amy Zhou, a senior at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy, was recently chosen by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy...

Girls in STEM: Overnight Event

WHAT:   Spend the night at Arizona Science Center and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields at our Girls in STEM Overnight Event!...

Event: Sexual Assault Response Panel Discussion

The public is invited to join New Life Center in its first-ever Sexual Assault Response Panel discussion, on Thursday, June 6th, from 11:30 a.m....

Servant Leadership at Noah Webster Schools-Mesa

       Mayor of Mesa, John Giles, and Arizona 5th District congressman, Andy Biggs visited Noah Webster Schools on Tuesday, April 3rd to meet this...

Arts in the Parks surveys for 2020 events are now being...

The City of Tempe is bringing the arts to city parks for the third year in a row and your park could be one...

Tempe Prep Middle School Track Team Brimming with Talent

By Theresa O’Connor The Tempe Prep middle school track and field team is in the middle of their season after a great start!  This year...

Tempe Prep Middle Schooler Takes 1st Place in Jiu Jitsu Competition

By Sanjana ThimmidiCan you guess what one Tempe Prep middle schooler does in her free time? Well, eighth grader Kailee Levitch learns jiu jitsu...

Tempe Prep Seniors Bond on Senior Trip to Washington D.C.

By Sarah GoodykoontzWhat a year for Tempe Prep seniors: with applying to colleges, preparing for Senior Scenes, writing a 4500-5500-word paper and preparing to...

Walking Mill Avenue exhibit opening May 14 at Tempe History Museum

Mill Avenue. It’s one of the Valley’s best-known streets. A destination for locals as well as tourists, it attracts millions of people each year...

Teen volunteers needed for summer activities at Tempe Public Library

Know a teen who wants to make a difference? Tempe Public Library is looking for awesome teens ages 12-18 to help with summer activities....

Give the Gift of Reading! Grow A Reader virtual book...

Three out of every five children in low-income communitiesdon't have a single children's book to call their own PHOENIX (April 30, 2019) – Numerous local businesses are partnering with Southwest...

Madison Education Foundation Gala Raises $100,000 for Local Children

The Madison Education Foundation raised more than $100,000 at their first-ever Imagination Gala this month, at the newly constructed Madison Center for the Arts....

Best-selling author to offer free workshops at Tempe Public Library

Tempe Public Library’s Writer in Residence program continues this summer with a series of workshops and consultation from best-selling author, Betty Webb.Webb is the...

People First Movement: A Fireside Chat With Kimber Lanning

Learn how to take your business to the next level with Kimber Lanning, founder of Local First Arizona, and Rick Bowers, president at TTI...

5th annual Tempe Community Salutes recognizes future military service members

Every year, hundreds of young men and women in Arizona make the important decision to serve our country in the armed forces. More than...

Music Under the Stars at Diablo Stadium on April 26

Tempe’s Music Under the Stars celebration is moving to Diablo Stadium this year! On Friday, April 26, enjoy outdoor performances by a variety of...

Registration for summer classes and programs begins April 22

Summer camps, pool time and triple digit heat. It’s all right around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning the...

Queen Creek Students on path to become Family Community Career Leaders...

By: Rachel FisherRecently, five Queen Creek High School (QCHS) students competed at the Family Community Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) state conference.            Bryan Incardone...

Tempe Prep Students Travel Abroad with Tempe Sister Sities

By Jacqueline RischExperiencing new cultures, tasting new foods, and meeting new people – ah, traveling! What’s not to love? Traveling exposes you to a...

Arizona FAFSA Rates

  Though Arizona’s temperatures are usually pretty hot, the state’s FAFSA completion rate is not. Forty three percent of college seniors successfully completed...

Annual Event Celebrates Tempe Community, Educators that Impact Tempe Kids

For the past 28 years, the Tempe Impacts Education (TIE) Foundation have hosted their annual Joseph P. Spracale Education Awards Dinner bringing our community...

College Connect hosting summer job fair for teens on April 13

Meet potential employers at College Connect’s April workshop, which will feature a summer job fair with dozens of businesses that are hiring. There will...

Queen Creek Unified School District Middle School Bands Achieve Superior with...

Newell Barney and Queen Creek Middle Schools, the two middle schools of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), scored Superior with Distinction ratings...

Girls in Tech – Microsoft YouthSpark – Girls and Boys 10-12

Girls in Tech Phoenix is excited to be partnering again with the Microsoft Store to offer ten free YouthSpark Workshops. Developed by education experts...

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Building Challenge

Ladies and gentlemen, start (building) your engines! Arizona Science Center, Universal Technical Institute, and Hot Rodders of Tomorrow are teaming up to challenge the...

New Arizona Company Expands Opportunities for New Generation of Well-Rounded...

Scott Novis, Founder, and CEO of Bravous Youth Esports, is an engineer by trade but a sports lover by heart, which lead him to...

Free waves, swim lessons, CPR demos at April Pools Day on...

Get ready to enjoy the waves at Kiwanis Wave Pool as we kick off the swim season with April Pools Day on Saturday, April...

Two Madison Schools Students to Compete in State Geographic Bee

Will Compete Against Top 100 Arizona Students in Grades 4-8Madison Heights Elementary 4th grade student Gavin Hoskins and Madison #1 8th Grade student Marcus...

Tempe community centers hiring for several summer positions

Know a student who wants a great summer gig? Tempe’s community centers are hiring for several positions, ranging from lifeguards to coaches to concessions...

Tempe Student Competes in Arizona State Spelling Bee

27 of the best spellers from across the state came together to compete and represent their districts in the Arizona State Spelling Bee on...

Midwestern University Hosts Largest “Match” Day in Arizona

On Friday, March 15, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) at Midwestern University hosted “Match Day” for its 200 graduating medical students. Match Day is...

Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole with The Madison Education...

Madison Education Foundation Raises Funds for 6,000 Local School Children Through Inaugural Wonderland-Themed Gala The Madison Education Foundation will host their first ever Imagination Gala this...
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Geeks Night Out STEAM festival returns on March 20

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 8th annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

Tempe Public Library is Tapped as Finalist for 2019 National Medal...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11th, 2019)  – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that Arizona’s Tempe Public Library is among the 30 finalists...

KID CHEF FROM SCOTTSDALE WINS HEALTHY COOKING CONTEST

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) just announced the grand-prize winner of its 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. David Hummert, a 9-year-old...

Queen Creek Unified School District Student Named State Competition Semifinalist by...

Queen Creek Middle School 7th-grader, Matthew Dillon has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of 100 semifinalists eligible to...

Annual Madison Dash to the Bash Announced for March 9

On Saturday, March 9th, the second annual Madison Dash to the Bash will be held on a course through scenic North Central Phoenix. The...

Community invited to exhibit at Geeks Night Out on March 20:...

The City of Tempe invites businesses, organizations and schools with a STEAM focus to participate in the 8th annual Geeks Night Out, presented by...

500 children receive free dental care at A.T. Still University’s Give...

On Friday, Feb. 22, A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) and the Arizona Dental Foundation hosted the annual event,...

Tempe Experience Corps seeks volunteers for young readers

Make a difference in a child’s life and consider volunteering for AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a program in the City of Tempe that matches...

A.T. Still University ranks first in healthcare education

A.T. Still University (ATSU) has been ranked number one in healthcare education for 2019 by Ranking Arizona magazine. Ranking Arizona is the...

Tempe Public Library closed on March 7 for staff training

Tempe Public Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, March 7 so the team can take part in Staff Training Day. The...

Spring Break Youth Camp at AAWL

No school? No problem! The Arizona Animal Welfare League offers youth camps for animal lovers! Kids between the ages of 6 and 14 can spend...

Hard Work Yields Solid Wins for Tempe Prep Girls Soccer

By Maya Kostov 13-0. Tempe Prep Girls Soccer team crushed North Point Prep 13-0. It’s moments like that when you realize how much of a...

Impact Gymnastics Academy In Phoenix Announces Summer Camp Themes

Impact Gymnastics Academy Announces Summer Camp Themes   For summertime fun, while staying out of the heat, Impact Gymnastics announces its summer day camp sessions from...

JA Bottles for BizTown: enjoy a night out for a good...

Join us in JA’s BizTown and enjoy an evening filled with decadent wine tastings from a variety of wineries, both local and national! Your participation...

Snap, Sip & Savor at Photography Essentials: Composition & Cocktails

The magic of memories is not just in experiencing them but also in capturing them beautifully. Get expert tips and tricks with Photography Essentials:...

Tempe Public Library previewing new StoryWalk® at PlayDay on Feb. 23

For the second year in a row, Tempe Public Library will host an interactive StoryWalk® at next Saturday’s PlayDay event at Kiwanis Park. Participants...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 19

The spring Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as we step into spring....

Hayden’s Ferry Days brings Tempe’s history and heritage to life beginning...

Explore Tempe’s unique history at the 4th annual Hayden’s Ferry Days, a multi-day celebration of Tempe’s rich history and heritage. The celebrations include a...

Tempe Prep Wrestlers Win Middle School State Championship

By Hayden SampsonAs a young athlete, progress is the only thing that matters next to winning. Luckily for Tempe Prep eighth graders Nick Murray...

Tempe Prep Alum Shares Entrepreneurial Experiences in Africa

By Anna MelisPicture this: You are doing your homework and all seems hopeless, then all of a sudden it doesn't seem quite as bleak....

Entries for Tempe Public Library Writing Contest being accepted until Feb....

Aspiring writers and artists are invited to show off their talents in the 2019 Tempe Community Writing Contest. Writers can submit original work beginning...

College Connect February Update

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by discovering the college and career you or your student loves! what College Connect is offering this month. Learn more at...

Vote for your Favorite Kid-Inspired Healthy Dish Today

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona asked local kids to create their best recipes for a healthy and tasty side dish and boy did...

Mentoring Matters: TD3 Purchasing Department Mentors Students in Math, Career Explorations

The Tempe Elementary School District Purchasing Department is taking on an extra task some may consider daunting – bringing math to life for students.For...

Free games, sports, activities and more at PlayDay on Feb. 23

At PlayDay, families can take part in several free activities that will get their legs moving and their hearts pounding. Check out an inflatable...

Local author to mentor aspiring writers at library workshops

It’s the spring of the aspiring writer as the Tempe Public Library kicks off its Writer in Residence program. Local author Sharon Skinner, known...

Tempe Prep Concerts Abound

By Taylor ConleyImagine singing in front of a room full of people, bright lights shining in your face. This is what Tempe Prep's 10th...

TOP SCHOOL SPELLERS WILL REPRESENT THEIR DISTRICTS IN REGIONAL SPELLING BEES

High hopes and some impressive brain power were on display at three elementary school district spelling bees in January. More than 70 children competed...

New Tempe awards will celebrate arts and culture wavemakers in the...

Do you know an outstanding creative? Have you attended an event, been impressed by local advocacy, or seen a performance that moved you or...

Tempe Prep Shows Grit on the Soccer Field

By Jacqueline RischTied 0-0. Second half of overtime. The clock is ticking away, every second pre­cious in the fight for victory. With Oliver Ricken...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Support My Club Welcomes Karen Thomas as New CEO; Celebrates Growth...

Support My Club, the student-focused online platform that allows school clubs and teams to request their needs and have them fulfilled by the community,...

Public meeting to discuss proposed expansions to Tempe’s adapted recreation programs

Tempe is hosting a public meeting to collect feedback on the proposed expansion of the city’s adapted recreation programs. The meeting will take place...

Free library workshop featuring Steve Savant will explain social security benefits,...

The Tempe Public Library is hosting a social security workshop featuring national talk show host Steve Savant, in partnership with the Society for Financial...
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VIDEO – Brazilian Cultural Experience Available in Tempe

Arizona Homestay along with Global Launch is proud to welcome a group of Professors from various cities in Brazil to Arizona this February 9-16th....

MCC Student Earns National Recognition for Poetry

A local community college student has received an exciting award for his poetry prowess! Please learn more about Jacobo Perez and his creative endeavors,...

Skyline High Freshmen Pursue U.S. Congressional Award

Service learning is a big part of Jay Cryder's freshman AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) class. "Giving back to the community has always been something we encourage...
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