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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer BodowTempe Preparatory Academy’s new Athletic Director, Mr. Doug Seagrave, is one of the most unique athletic directors Tempe Prep has had. In...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah FrazierMany Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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Tempe Prep Alum Makes Impact at Princeton

By Clara MoffittSome people go to Hawaii for the beaches. Others go for the hiking trails. Some people go to Hawaii to solve human...
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Tempe Prep Launches Alumni Magazine

Tempe Prep is excited to share our new alumni magazine prepared by current students, OPTIMA! Get updates on many of Tempe Prep's graduates and...
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Tempe Prep Accepting Applications

Tempe Prep is currently accepting applications for Fall 2021. 5th grade families who applied by December 15 will be included in the lottery for...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 10

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...
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Prop 208 Gives Teachers New Hope

  The passing of Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act, has been widely held as a victory by teachers statewide, especially at...
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Arizona High School Teachers Can Win $2,500 for Supplies in Effortless...

      (Arizona - Nov. 2020) RaiseMe, a college readiness and scholarship tool that helps high school students earn micro-scholarships for achievements as early as 9th grade is launching its educator challenge this month in Arizona.     “The Amazing...
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Candeo Schools’ On-Track Approach Regarding The 2021-2022 School Year’s Enrollment

Candeo Schools, known for its rigorous, knowledge-based schooling and classical liberal arts philosophy, is urging parents and students to be forward-thinking concerning the upcoming...
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Noah Webster Schools Students Take Time to Honor Valley Veterans

In honor of Veterans’ Day, the staff and students at Noah Webster Schools took time out of their busy routine to honor the brave...
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Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition

Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition By Sam Campbell With all the school clubs and plans that Covid-19 has cancelled for students, Tempe Prep’s Chamber...
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Great Hearts Raises More Than $500,000 for Teacher Excellence Fund after...

PHOENIX – Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce that it raised over $500,000 to benefit their annual Teacher Excellence Fund, which provides bonus compensation for Great...
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Prop 208 Changes for Charter Schools

Proposition 208: The Invest in Education Act has passed in Arizona and teachers at charter schools across greater Phoenix said that funding from the...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3

Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional...
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Noah Webster Schools Elects 2020-2021 Student Council

Noah Webster Schools is proud to introduce the 2020-2021 Students Council members for both our Mesa and Scottsdale campuses.  This year’s vote was historic...
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ACCEL Announces Bethany Eggleston as its Advancement Manager

Bethany Eggleston has joined ACCEL, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, as its advancement manager. Eggleston will be responsible...
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Technology Support for Students of Noah Webster Schools

As Noah Webster Schools prepared for the 2020-2021 school year, the decision was made to begin the year with all students participating in Distance...
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ASU’s Journalism Programs Prepare Students for Success

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers its students various programs to help them succeed in whichever...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance Abuse...

SAMHSA Grant Will Support a Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Center with an Integrated Systems Approach for Mohave County Residents (PHOENIX – Sept. 30, 2020) – Southwest...
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MCC student receives national literary award for second year in a...

Mesa Community College student Alex Dodt earns a national League for Innovation Student Literary Award.Alex DodtEach year, winners of the Maricopa County Community College...
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Trusting Connections Offers Waived Set-Up fees for new Corporate Childcare Contracts

Trusting Connections continues in their commitment to support families and the communities, organizations and social infrastructure that support them through this pandemic by waiving set-up fees for...
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Local financial institution provides $30,600 in support for first-generation college students

TruWest® Credit Union partners with Mesa Community College for a second year MESA, Arizona -- Sept. 16, 2020 – TruWest Credit Union donates $30,600 to the Mesa...
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MCC Automotive Service Program maintains highest level of national accreditation

The Mesa Community College Automotive Service program maintains its Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation the National Institute for...
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Food, hygiene products and school supplies help students focus on education

Mesa Community College students are receiving food boxes, personal hygiene items and bags of school supplies through a drive-thru version of the college’s food...
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WashClub Phoenix to Celebrate Teachers with Giveaway

On-demand, mobile laundry service wants to help a hard-working Arizona teacher this September with one less thing to worry about PHOENIX – Adapting to a...
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Fulton Homes Reimagines its School Salute Program for 2020-2021 School Year

Homebuilder is keeping kids interested in music studies by giving solo students the opportunity for an on-air feature TEMPE, Ariz. – Even though most schools...
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Rio Salado College Welcomes Michelle Gates as New Vice President

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Autistic Students Return to School to Find Updated Tech, Revamped Campus...

Students and families at The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies, located in Glendale, Ariz., experienced a welcome surprise when they returned to campus last...
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Tempe Prep Breaks Ground on New Fine Arts and Sciences Building

This week marked a significant milestone in the history of Tempe Preparatory Academy as it held a groundbreaking ceremony initiating construction of a 20,000...
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Rio Salado Expands Services to Students in Prison as U.S. Dept....

The U.S. Department of Education has included Rio Salado College as part of an expansion of the Second Chance Pell  Experimental Sites Initiative, which...

Hospice of the Valley invites you to Zoom in on ‘Life,...

The coronavirus pandemic has imposed a multitude of losses upon our lives: the loss of freedoms and peace of mind, family and social connections...

Rio Salado Welcomes New Vice President of Administrative Services Michelle Gates

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Help Save Crossroads Preschool!

Help Save Crossroads! 💜We are humbly reaching out to our community for support during these unprecedented times. Due to COVID-19, our school was forced...

MCC Child Development Lab excels in online learning environment

The Mesa Community College Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab (CDL) sets a new standard in virtual early childhood teaching and learning.The lab school...

Endangered fish from MCC replenish wild populations

The endangered, native Gila Topminnows at the Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus support the recovery of their species. The population in the college’s...

Rio Salado Named College Innovation Network Founding Member

Rio Salado College Serves as Founding Member of College Innovation Network to Help Guide EdTech Student Success Pilot ProgramThe College Innovation Network (CIN) announced on Aug. 4,...

MCC receives a Gold Healthy Arizona Worksites Award

MESA, Arizona — July 28, 2020 — Mesa Community College receives a Gold Level Healthy Arizona Worksites Award in recognition of its employee wellness...

Great Hearts Announces Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon

Great Hearts Academies is proud to announce the first-ever Teacher Excellence Fund Telethon, taking place Saturday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Michelle Capriotti Named Sun Lakes Rotary Sandy Lundberg Educator of the...

Michelle Capriotti, a special education teacher at Camille Casteel High School, has been named the Sun Lakes Rotary Sandy Lundberg Educator of the Year.            The...

Great Hearts Announces Co-Founder as New CEO

The Great Hearts America Board of Directors has appointed founding Chairman Jay Heiler as Chief Executive Officer of the organization.Heiler and President of the...

North Central Phoenix Business Offers Alternative For Families During Fall Virtual...

Impact Gymnastics Academy, a premier gymnastics and fitness center on the corner of 12th Street and Northern Avenue in Phoenix is offering Study Camps to assist...

Trusting Connections Offers Various In-Home Education Options to Families navigating the...

 Trusting Connections Nanny Agency continues in their commitment to support families when they need it the most through the development of a new Private Educator Service which will be available...

Free virtual mindfulness practices offered to the community

Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with free mindfulness sessions offered by Hospice of the Valley. Scientific studies show...

Join Hospice of the Valley’s free online support group for dementia...

Hospice of the Valley has started a free virtual support group for dementia care partners. The support group meets noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays and is facilitated...

Coping with grief and loss in this challenging time

If you are grieving, chances are you are especially vulnerable to outside stressors, such as the uncertainty caused by COVID-19. At 2 p.m. Thursday,...

Great Hearts Graduates Above National Average

The numbers are in, and Great Hearts Academies, a nonprofit network of tuition-free public charter schools in Texas and Arizona, is excited to announce...

East Valley youth invited to submit to art show

The East Valley Jewish Community Center (EVJCC) and Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC), are inviting middle and high school students in the East Valley to...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

Queen Creek Unified School District Names New Athletic Director for Queen...

QUEEN CREEK, AZ— Dr. Perry Berry, Superintendent of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), and the QCUSD Governing Board have named Renee Regoli...

3 Step Guide to Flourish in the Post COVID-19 World

In the midst of increasing uncertainty, global business leaders are making decisions to help their stakeholders cope with the immediate impact of the pandemic...

Meet Debbie Nez-Manuel: Leader and Legislative Candidate

I recently met Debbie Nez-Manuel, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation with roots in Klagetoh. Her early years in the small community among...

Great Hearts Announces New Assistant Headmaster

Great Hearts Scottsdale Preparatory Academy is excited to announce the newest addition to its faculty. Justin Bell is taking on the role of Assistant...

Video: Unstoppable Adonis, the Story of a Real-life Superhero

Meet the Inspiration Behind Unstoppable Adonis, Marvel's first Braille Comic Book. Valley celebrity Adonis Watt became a media sensation by wowing football fans in 2019...

Local Retiree Fulfills Lifelong Dream with Debut Novel “The Chosen’s Calling”

Not everyone has the chance to cross major dreams off of their bucket list, but when Gaila Kline-Hobson published her debut novel “The Chosen’s...

New, accelerated elementary school opening in Queen Creek

The Queen Creek Unified School District is opening its eighth elementary school ahead of the 2020-2021 school year. Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary will serve...

Arizona Connections Academy Celebrates the Class of 2020

This full-time, tuition-free, online public school recognized 145 graduates through virtual graduation ceremony   Gilbert, Ariz. – Graduations across the state look different this year due...

Registration Open for AAWL Animal Adventure Summer Camp

Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL)’s Animal Adventure & Art STEAM Summer Camp will return starting Monday, June 1 for four week-long sessions for ages...

Valley Driving School Reopens with Special Rate for Two-Hour Teen Driver...

(May 2020 - Phoenix, Ariz.) Have you been practicing driving with your teenager during the COVID-19 shut-down? Do you need a professional opinion about whether...

10 ways your identity may be stolen

Identity theft is a form of fraud that prompts over 400,000 complaints to officials annually, but the statistics on identity theft don’t tell the...

The Reverse Parade at Noah Webster Schools was Just What Their...

At 3:00 pm on March 6th, the 1,400 students of Noah Webster Schools walked out of their classrooms excited for Spring Break vacation.  Little...

Driving School Reopens with Special Rate for Two-Hour Teen Driver Assessment

 (May 19, 2020- Phoenix, Ariz.) Have you been practicing driving with your teenager during the COVID-19 shut-down? Do you need a professional opinion about whether...

Queen Creek Unified School District Introduces Online Enrollment

QUEEN CREEK - The Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) is excited to announce the launch of online enrollment for families new to the...

Tempe Prep Alum Begins General Surgery Residency in New York

By Maya KostovThrough the midst of these tough and trying times, we need to give our sincerest thanks to all of the medical professionals...

Great Hearts Student Wins Bard Competition

On Wednesday, May 6th, Archway Trivium West student, Lavender James, won the Great Hearts 2020 Bard competition after reciting "All the World's a Stage"...

4 Productivity Tips for Arizona Students Studying at Home

With no schools, libraries, coffee shops, nor other places students have historically gone to find their peace due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, this can...

Opportunities for Youth at Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College adult education locations are now full-service Opportunities for Youth (OFY) Reengagement Centers for 16-24 year-olds who need help going back to...

Tempe Prep Junior Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

By Hannah Frazier They do so much more than sell delicious cookies. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award Girl Scouts can earn...

Help Southwest Human Development and Grow a Reader this May

According to a Scholastic Access to Books report, the average child has 13 books in their home library, but children in low-income neighborhoods have...

Interesting Television Shows

Overview During these difficult times of lockdown I have discovered some interesting television shows.  I would like to share them with you.  I will then...

Learning New Things During Lockdown

Introduction Okay, so now most of us are under a lockdown order from their political lockdowns.  Now what? Instead of becoming depressed about this, use...

Yatin Dua Named Executive Director of Westside Head Start Program

Yatin Dua has been named Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Service’s Westside Head Start program, which provides comprehensive, early and continuous year-round childhood education.            Dua...

Noah Webster Schools Understands the Importance of Music and Physical Education...

Noah Webster Schools is providing their families access to Music and PE lessons through the Quaver's Marvelous World of Music website.  Each week, their...

Trusting Connections Debuts Family Support Services During the COVID-19 Crisis

Trusting Connections Nanny Agency is committed to meeting the ever-changing needs of families during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country struggles with the impact...

Promchella Takes Center Stage in the Valley

Nick’s Menswear has partnered up with one of Arizona’s largest event companies for the inaugural Promchella. The two-day music festival is set to take...

VIDEO: Local Company Helps with Business Communications

Crexendo is offering business phone systems to new customers with up to 4 FREE Months of Service, FREE Activation, Free Video Conferencing & Collaboration...

COVID-19 CHILD CARE BASIC NEEDS DRIVE AND FREE HELPLINE FOR PARENTS

 In this time of uncertainty, we know it’s of utmost importance to help parents and caregivers meet their children’s basic needs.Southwest Human Development has...

Noah Webster Schools helps students stay engaged with a Virtual Spirit...

Noah Webster Schools has created a fun way to keep their students and families engaged with a Virtual Spirit Week!   Parents are encouraged to...

Emergency Dental Response Campaign Streamlines Access to Dentists Nationwide

Pre COVID-19 pandemic, the American Dental Association reported that every 14 seconds someone visits the emergency room with a dental need. Dental clinics are...

Arizona Schools Ranked As Best Community Colleges In the Nation

Several Arizona community colleges were recently recognized in the College Consensus Best Community Colleges of 2020 ranking. The 7 schools that made the list...
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