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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Tempe Prep Students Begin Online Classes with Enthusiasm

Tempe Preparatory Academy faculty and students in grades 6-12 began online classes this week with gusto! Each curricular class at Tempe Prep began officially...

Tempe Prep Robotics Wins Big at ASU BattleBots Competition

By Maya Kostov Do you know how ASU’s slogan is “#1 in Innovation”? Well Tempe Prep‘s High School Robotics team is soon going to give...

ACCEL Celebrates All Abilities with Adapted Outdoor Activities at Annual ACCEL...

Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills (ACCEL), a private, nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, hosted an adapted...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance...

SAMHSA Grant Will Support Expansion of MAT Services to Maricopa County Criminal Justice Population  (PHOENIX – March 12, 2020) – Southwest Behavioral & Health...

Rio Salado College Hosts Dash with Splash 5K Run/Walk April 4,...

Rio Salado College’s National Division is hosting its second annual Dash with Splash 5K Run/Walk at Arizona Falls Park in Phoenix on Saturday, April 4, 2020.  Proceeds from...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Goes Dark for Earth Hour-Property Kicks off Earth...

What:                         In an effort to bring awareness to climate change, Harrah’s Ak-                                      Chin Casino will join thousands of other businesses,                                                            organizations...

ACCEL Expands Leadership Team, Hires Mitchell Moore as Chief Financial Officer

Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills (ACCEL), a private, nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum...

Rio Salado College Hosts Food Justice Conference Featuring Author Leah Penniman,...

Rio Salado College is proud to host Food Justice: Creating Equity Through Sustainable Food Systems, a free, half-day conference on Wed., March 18, 2020...

Nannies on Wheels Service Available in Phoenix

If you have ever needed to be in two places at once as a working parent, you know the added stress that transportation can...

Ottawa University-Arizona’s Dr. Bowden Elected to International Counseling Association

Dr. Kirk Bowden, an adjunct faculty member at Ottawa University-Arizona’s (OUAZ) Phoenix campus, has been named president-elect of the International Association of Addictions and...

Subway Kids & Sports Surprises Two Lucky Students at Bernard Black...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project, recognized...

Four MCC students named to 2020 All-Arizona Academic teams

Four MCC students named to 2020 All-Arizona Academic teams Recognized for academic achievement and distinguished leadership MESA, Arizona – Feb. 25, 2020 – Four high-achieving Mesa...

‘Healthcare – Challenges, Opportunities, and Disruptive Technologies’ Will Be The Topic...

(PHOENIX – Feb. 25, 2020) – “Healthcare – Challenges, Opportunities, and Disruptive Technologies” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s...

New Tempe Galleries exhibition opening at Tempe Public Library

How do the arts and science connect? How are materials, processes and ideas woven together in a way that inspires? The Gallery at TCA...

Tempe Public Library closed on March 5 for staff training

Tempe Public Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, March 5 so the team can take part in Staff Training Day. The...

Family Fun Walk and Festival on Saturday, March 28

Join Southwest Human Development for their annual family fun walk and kids festival to benefit Arizona's young children with disabilities.Presented by the Arizona Coyotes...

Rose Devine Named New Principal at Rose Lane Elementary

The Madison School District Governing Board has approved Rose Devine to be the new principal of Madison Rose Lane Elementary. An educator for more...

Dr. Andrew Wolin Develops Exclusive Products to Build Fresh, Vibrant Skin

Discover the secret to healthy, youthful skin For decades, top Scottsdale plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Wolin, has sculpted thousands of Arizona faces, creating results that...

Ottawa University-Arizona Dedicate New Surprise Campus Facilities

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Ottawa University-Arizona (OUAZ) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication program on Friday, Feb. 21, to celebrate the completion of $57 million in...

Community invited to exhibit at Geeks Night Out on March 18

The City of Tempe invites businesses, organizations and schools with a STEAM focus to participate in the 9th annual Geeks Night Out, presented by...

McCarthy Building Companies begins construction on Robert Rice Elementary School for...

PHOENIX (Jan. 30, 2020) – McCarthy Building Companies is building the Chandler Unified School District’s 32nd elementary school, Robert Rice Elementary School, in southwest...

Free Books, Family Fun event: Festival of Tales – Saturday, April...

Come experience a free cultural literacy day for Arizona children and families!FREE AdmissionWHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2020; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.WHERE: Paradise Valley...

Tempe Prep High School Open House Tonight! Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

FREE Service for Parents in Maricopa County – BIRTH TO FIVE...

The Birth to Five Helpline is a free service open to all Arizona families with young children looking for the latest child development information from experts...

Family Volunteer Day this Saturday, February 1 in Phoenix

Volunteer with the Easter Seals & Southwest Human DevelopmentJoin Now!WhenFeb 1 2020 at 9:30 AM - 11:30 AMWhere2806 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008 There...

ACCEL Expands Metro Campus, Breaks Ground on Adult Services Building

Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills (ACCEL), a private, nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum...

Summer programs, jobs, social media management are the focus of College...

Learn about summer college programs, job opportunities, and find out how your student can manage his/her social media presence for professional success. College Connect...

Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full...

Queen Creek School District staff learn how to Stop the Bleed

The number one cause of death during an active shooter or hostile event is bleeding, which can be preventable. Stop the Bleed, which came...

TOP EAST VALLEY SPELLERS TO COMPETE IN REGIONAL SPELLING BEES

 Ninety elementary school children competed in Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert spelling bees in January, vying for the chance to represent their districts...

MAC Farm Desert Ag- Venture

What: MAC Desert Ag- Venture Tours Tour Dates: January 28, 2020 February 3rd & 5th 2020 10am-2pm ( Check in time 9:30)  Who: For winter visitors...

Free to All – CRAS Open House

Gilbert, Ariz., Jan. 22, 2020 - The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), a leading institution for audio engineering education,...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night on Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Tempe Prep’s Math Club Makes Computing Fun

By Clara Moffitt “Math is fun.” Though it sounds like a phrase you might sniffle out through muffled tears at 12:38 a.m. the morning...

Provide input on the future of Tempe Public Library

Are you a lover of Tempe Public Library (TPL)? Or maybe you haven’t checked TPL out recently, but would for the right program. Tempe...

2020-2021 Enrollment to attend Noah Webster Schools is in full swing

It’s hard to believe enrollment for the next school year is already upon us.  Whether you are a parent looking for a school for...

Share Your Story Workshop on January 25 in Glendale, AZ

Are you a person who sees yourself on a stage?An author of a book?Perhaps a podcast?If you said yes to any of these possibilities,...

Tempe Prep Students Named Semifinalists for U.S. State Department Scholarships to...

By Hannah Frazier How would you like to travel to a unique country over summer for free? The National Security Language Initiative for Youth is...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Honing Skills Under New Head Coach

By Annie GoodykoontzThe Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights Basketball team has a new coach this season.Coach Antonio McClary took over this year. This is his...

Free Tempe class for parents of children with disabilities on Feb....

The City of Tempe is offering a series of free classes designed specifically for parents of children with diagnosed disabilities. Registration is open now...

Wanted: Food Service Workers & Cooks

Apply online at www.tempeunion.orgThe Tempe Union Food and Nutrition Department is looking for passionate, dedicated, fun loving applicants to fill current job openings throughout the...

Great Hearts Holds Hiring Fair

Great Hearts Academies in Arizona is looking to hire 250 teachers and teaching assistants for the 2020-2021 school year. The Career Fair will be...

Tempe Prep Sisters at Stanford and Berkeley

By Clara MoffittStanford vs. UC Berkeley: a rivalry that exists in the Bay, on the field and, for two Tempe Prep graduates, in the...

Submissions now being taken for Tempe Writing Contest

Tempe Public Library's Tempe Writing Contest is back in 2020 and submissions are now being taken. Submit your short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, as...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...
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Enrollment kick-off set for January 23 in the Queen Creek Unified...

Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year is right around the corner at Queen Creek Unified School District. Families new to the Queen Creek area are...
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Make a tax credit donation, help Queen Creek schools

The State of Arizona Extracurricular Activities Tax Credit Donation offers a way for QCUSD schools to raise additional money that directly impacts student education...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Last-minute stocking stuffer ideas

It’s not too late! Here are some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas for everyone in the family. Find something for every interest at tempe.gov/brochure. Classes...
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