New Children’s book helps fund early childhood programs in AZ, puts...

A great book can jumpstart a young reader’s imagination and foster a lifelong love of reading. To help improve early literacy and put more high-quality children’s books...

Kierland OktoberWest Festival to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022

 Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet as The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale will soon host its inaugural OktoberWest Festival,...

Food City Spices Things Up for Hatch Green Chile Season

 While many of us cannot wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, it is about to get a lot hotter throughout the state due to...

Balsz District’s Pat Tillman Middle School Ribbon Cutting is Aug. 12

           The Covid-delayed ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Balsz School District’s newest school, Pat Tillman Middle School, will take place on...

Heading Back-to-School Can be Bad for Children’s Mental Health

Back-to-school is a time of stress and anxiety for kids of all ages. This often leads to an increase in adolescent and teen suicides....

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation opens grant application window,...

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement announced today that it has opened its discretionary grant application window...

Bashas’ launches a 90-day celebration for its 90th anniversary

Bashas’ will begin a 90-day celebration this month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. From grocery card giveaways and an attempt to break a GUINNESS...

Leilani Bowers Appointed to Balsz School District Governing Board

           Leilani Bowers has been appointed to the Balsz School District Governing Board to serve through November of this year...

Two New Early Childhood Enrollment and Resource Centers Celebrate Grand Opening...

The doors are about to open on two critical new community centers created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

Creighton Academy Enrollment and Resource Center Celebrates Grand Opening and Open...

The doors are about to open on a critical new community resource created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

Pipeline AZ and Opportunities for Youth Awarded $95K from Valley of...

New grant will support increasing access to education and employment opportunities for youthPipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, and Opportunities...

The Partnership of Economic Innovations Adds Grace O’Sullivan of ASU to...

O’Sullivan to offer expertise in formulating strategic public-private partnershipsThe Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to...

Tempe Prep Celebrates 25 Years with Founders Week Events

Tempe Preparatory Academy has so much to celebrate this year! The 2021-22 school year marks Tempe Prep’s 25th year of educating students from all...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

150 Eggs Hidden Around ASU Tempe Campus and Mill Avenue

Foch Café & Bistro to Host Spring Scavenger HuntFoch Café and Bistro, in partnership with AZ Liquids, The Crepe Club and The Bodhi, will...

Rosendin Inspires Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Rosendin Inspires Students from 5 Arizona High Schools to Pursue STEM CareersElectrical contracting company shares opportunities and benefits of a career in constructionTempe, Arizona (February...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March 12 for Valley families with young children Presented by the Arizona Coyotes, benefiting Southwest...

Dr. George Barnes Named Balsz School District Superintendent

The Balsz Governing Board has selected Dr. George Barnes as its next superintendent.  Dr. Barnes will begin his new role on February 1, leading a district of approximately...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

Rosendin Inspires Arizona Students to Join the Construction Industry at AZCCD

As the workforce shortage continues, there is a push to introduce more young people to career avenues that do not require a college degree. Rosendin,...

HOLIDAY GIFT DEAL: CASHFLOW Board Game Helps Increase Financial IQ for...

Successfully planning for retirement and investing is one of the toughest skills to accomplish as an adult. Part of the challenge may be that financial...

Ford Driving Skills for Life Hosts Free, Hands-on Safe Driving Clinics...

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are extending their 18-year commitment to improving teen...

Construction is complete on Blackwater Community School

Construction on the new Blackwater Community School, a two-story structure on the Gila River Indian Community, located southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, was completed on...

Arizona Department of Education Partners with Pipeline AZ to Launch Innovative...

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) announced it is launching My Future AZ, a new career exploration and planning platform, for students across the...

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Schedules Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Training Sessions

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits has scheduled a series of expert speakers focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. These events...

Valley ‘MAKERS of Change’ students gear up for annual assistive technology...

 MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge to benefit children with disabilities Southwest Human Development and ASU EPICS High have joined forces to host the annual...

Whiz Kidz Preschool Offers Enrollment Special for Grand Opening of Ahwatukee...

Locally owned and operated Whiz Kidz Preschool will officially open its new Ahwatukee location on Monday, October 4. Located at 1442 E Chandler Blvd...

Cancer Support Community Arizona to Host Free Virtual Workshop

What is going to happen when I am gone? It is a question no one wants to think about. Yet it is something that...

‘Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week’ to spotlight free support line...

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest early childhood development nonprofit, will host the inaugural “Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week” Oct. 11-16, 2021, to spotlight the...

Board Games for Family Fun and Financial Education from RICH DAD...

This holiday season, don’t get sucked into buying toys that will just end up in tomorrow’s donation piles. Give your family the gift of financial literacy – starting...

ASU Prep Digital Helps Schools to Reduce Student Learning Loss Due...

After powering through a year or more of remote and hybrid learning due to COVID, a significant share of traditional school districts are returning...

Back to School Clothing Drive Launches Online Retail Store

BACK TO SCHOOL CLOTHING DRIVE LAUNCHES MOMENTUM SCHOOL UNIFORMSONLINE STORE FOR RETAIL SALESProceeds Benefit the “New Clothes=New Beginnings” Distribution Event            PHOENIX, Ariz. (Sept. 16, 2021): The...

West Valley Teen Driving School Officially Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony,...

DrivingMBA, the industry leader in driver education, is hosting a ribbon-cutting event, Saturday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at its newest site in Glendale. Located at Il Palazzo at...

22nd Urban Fruit Tree Program Launching September 11

The Urban Farm to Host Food Resiliency & Education Project  (PHOENIX) – The Urban Farm is excited to announce the launch of the 22nd...

College students get career guidance with innovative technology

 MCCCD Invests in Innovative Career Development Technology to Guide Students to Career Success Following successful conclusion of year-long pilot program with Pipeline AZ, MCCCD will...

America’s No. 1 Integrity Empowerment Event Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Phoenix

Integrity Summit Announces Powerful Lineup of Leaders Slated to Share Stories and Secrets of Integrity Driven OrganizationsIntegrity Summit, America’s number one integrity empowerment event,...

ASU Prep Digital Partnerships with Utah Schools Provide Model for Expanding...

Education changes lives. Yet for a multitude of reasons, not all students have equal access to quality learning. It is a challenge that former...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to Award $400,000 in Grants...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) will grant $400,000 to local organizations to help reverse the diabetes trend and its impact on Arizonans....

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNERWhether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...

Tempe Prep Women in STEM

By Taylor Conley  For many Tempe Prep seniors, analyzing the past few years of your academic career and trying to find a major that fits...

VISIT MESA NEWS: First U.S. Destination to Adopt the Hidden Disabilities...

Mesa, Ariz. is the first U.S. travel destination to adopt the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower, a program lauded for supporting travelers with various needs as...

Tempe Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...

Podcasts Tackle State’s Teacher Shortage

What Can Save Students From An Education Cliff?   Hear Arizona and Rio Salado College have teamed up, with support from the F2 Family Foundation and...
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Tempe Prep Golf Aiming High

By Annie Goodykoontz Tempe Prep Golf is aiming high this year. Brooke Kirk, a Tempe Prep senior, has played on the golf team for the...

Two Local Brands Team Up to Thank Arizona Teachers

After a school year that has been anything but a fairytale for most educators, two Arizona-based brands are teaming up to offer a sweet...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Senior Wins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

By Zoe Lenz Do you want to be an entrepreneur? For Tempe Prep Senior Brooke Kirk, the answer is, Yes! Brooke received the Bronze Medal...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...
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Rosendin Sparks Student Interest in Electrical Careers

On April 9, Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company with a regional office in Tempe, hosted a popular booth at the Queen Creek...
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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...
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Visit Mesa Reminds Families the Benefits of Planning Travel during Autism...

MESA, ARIZ. – Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER   Whether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Wrestling Team Racking Up Big Wins

By Clark Campbell Wrestling is one of the most physically demanding sports. Ever. The Tempe Prep wrestling program this year has taken on a completely...
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How to Start Your First Online Business

Business ideas are floating nowadays and sometimes the best ones come to your mind when taking a shower or playing video games. We live...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...
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Daniel Erwin Named Camp Director for Camp Colley

(PHOENIX – Feb. 10, 2021) Daniel Erwin has been named camp director for Camp Colley, a wilderness experience and environmental education program for underprivileged...
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Tempe Prep Presents 50+ Summer Programs for Students to Prepare for...

At Tempe Prep’s popular annual Summer Programs Information Night that will be held tonight, February 11 at 7 pm, all TPA parents and students...
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Tempe Prep Students Share Excitement for Summer Programs

By Sam CampbellSleep, eat, TV, repeat. Too often that is the daily schedule for a teen during the summer. We begin summer excited for...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...
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New Student Behavior Prediction Software Launches in Arizona Schools

Gnosis IQ is an artificial intelligence software that predicts students’ future performance while providing students, parents, teachers, and administration the ability to intervene and help...
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Great American Seed Up Presents Seed Up Saturday

The demand for seeds has skyrocketed amid the pandemic resulting in seed shortages.  Awareness of the importance of seeds and the need for regional seed...
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Camp Colley Now Enrolling for Summer 2021

(PHOENIX – Feb. 1, 2021) – Camp Colley is now open for summer 2021 enrollment. Parents with children between the ages of 8-14 as...
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Phoenix Holocaust Association Launches Creative Arts Contest; Students Statewide Encouraged to...

(PHOENIX—Jan. 28, 2021) -- Arizona’s 7th-12th graders are encouraged to submit original creative work to Phoenix Holocaust Association’s (PHA) Writing and Arts Contest. Contest categories include writing,...
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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Awards Nearly $775,000 in Local Grants...

Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, selected 30 non-profit organizations across the state as recipients of grants and dental supplies to improve the...
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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer Bodow Tempe 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 Frazier Many 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...