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Three Mountain View football players have been held out of action while the Arizona Interscholastic Association continues to investigate allegations of improper conduct. The case was discussed during an executive session of the regularly scheduled AIA meeting last week.
(StatePoint) With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 million students are bullied annually, according to government statistics.
(BPT) - Summer is a time when kids and parents get to take a break from the school year routine and have a moment to enjoy some ice cream, the outdoors and family time. But parents know that just as everyone begins focusing on fun, it’s already time to begin planning back-to-school to-do lists and prepare for the coming school year.
WASHINGTON – Chandler mom Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study – it costs a lot to send kids back to school.
Northwest Fire crews were called to the 3800 block of West Massingale Road just before 8:00 pm after a 12 year-old boy reported to his Grandmother that he had set the back porch on fire. The child had obtained access to a lighter, wood sticks and a gasoline can and then started the fire.
On Friday, July 18, at about 8:50 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of someone ringing a doorbell twice and leaving on the 1000 block of Wes Squawbush Court. Police found a 15-year-old boy who admitted to ringing the doorbell. He said that he was trying to get his girlfriend to come to the door and let him in. He said he would have called, but his mother “smashed” his phone during an argument. Police took the boy home to find out what caused him to leave. Police learned the boy had lied to his parents about completing homework and also about parents being present while he was at his girlfriend’s house. The mother broke the phone, because it was hers, for the lying. The boy pushed his mother and left to go back to his girlfriend’s house. Police told the parents there was probable cause to arrest their son for disorderly conduct. To boy was informed of the charge and released to his parents.
Pima Community College Center for the Arts announces its 2014-2015 Season: ENCORE! The new season follows on the back of last season’s record attendance with the goal of delivering an eclectic and interesting selection of Pima’s theatre, music and dance performances; gallery exhibits of contemporary works by national and regional visual artists; and special events worthy of ovation. The Center for the Arts complex, situated on PCC’s West Campus, consists of the Proscenium Theatre, the Black Box Theatre, the Recital Hall and the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery.
Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.
While Congress is in Washington debating President Barack Obama’s proposal to spend more than $3 billion to address the immigration crisis the nation is currently facing, and Republicans argue that border security measures need to be taken immediately, the Department of Health and Human Services is still struggling to find housing for the more than 65,000 immigrant children that have entered the U.S. from Central America over the last year.
ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
(StatePoint) For many kids, playing sports is an important part of growing up, and that’s a good thing. Sports are a great way for children and adolescents to develop lifelong exercise habits, build relationships, and learn teamwork.
Like many, I was saddened last week to hear about the 2-year-old boy who died in Atlanta after his dad left him in a hot car all day.
The cast returns in this sequel to the 2010 “How to Train Your Dragon” movie, providing viewers with a hard-edged storyline. Very quickly in the film it’s apparent that “Dragon 2” is at least on par, if not better, than the original journey. Writer and director Dean DeBlois establishes all the familiar characters for moviegoers to pick-up right where they left off in the previous film. The most significant ploy by DeBlois, though, is his masterful narrative that makes this animated movie enjoyable for adults and children alike.
(NAPSI)—School will be out soon, and many families will be getting ready for summer vacations, camps and other fun activities. Before you start your summer, make an appointment for your preteen’s vaccinations. Making these appointments now will allow you to beat the back-to-school rush at the end of the summer vacation before school starts.
Dark thoughts consumed her mind. She thought of her family and saw an alcoholic and abusive father, her silent, beaten down mother, and imprisoned brothers. She looked at herself and saw an 18-year-old girl in a destructive relationship and a dropout who was barely making ends meat.
In effort to raise money and awareness, Mentoring Tucson’s Kids will host its annual fundraising breakfast on May 16 at the Oro Valley Country Club.
Being promoted to an Eagle Scout is a high honor and one that Marana freshmen, Devan Ashcraft, hopes to acquire through his efforts of putting on a Diaper Dash 5k on May 3.
(Family Features) From the brimming basket itself to the goodies within, Easter has become a true gift-giving occasion. With sugar-coated marshmallow chicks and giant chocolate bunnies, there are endless ways to give your little ones gifts that fit this beloved holiday’s traditionally sweet offerings. But with the health of children top of mind, some parents are using this special springtime occasion as a way to give better-for-you gifts that stimulate the brain and inspire creativity.
Marana High School, in the Marana Unified School District, announces the selection of Kevin Corner as head basketball coach.
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The Xpress Baseball Club, a team that consists of players who live on the northwest side, has recently adopted the Cañada Del Oro Wash. The team will serve the community by removing trash from the wash a couple times a year.
On Tuesday, March 11 at about 8:39 a.m., Marana police responded to a call about slashed truck tires at the 1200 block of N. Golden Jubilee Drive. The caller said that sometime between 9:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. someone slashed the back two tires of his truck. The only person they think who may have done it is the caller’s ex-girlfriend. The officer talked to the ex-girlfriend who said that she was not home when the damage happened and that she did not have a car so her friend was driving. The friend said she was with her since 4 p.m. yesterday and that they hadn’t gone near the caller’s house. Later, the caller said he found scratches on his truck.