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Painted Sky program could use more help
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Christy Mays, who used to teach at Painted Sky, says volunteer tutoring of young readers fills her need to help children learn.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Volunteer Michelle Baller tutors a student at Painted Sky. Young readers who do their best get to choose a book, foreground, to take home.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Tutor Heidi Radtke helps second-grader Diego Alvarez with a reaching challenge.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ample reading materials are available to volunteer tutors at Painted Sky.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Volunteer Heidi Radtke has organized and leads the Thunderbird Resource Center, a reading and math tutoring program at Painted Sky Elementary School in Oro Valley.