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It’s long been surmised that Jeff Azersky has the most beautiful bivalves in Southern Arizona.
The Golder Ranch Fire District will celebrate employees at the annual Employee Recognition event held on Nov. 7 at the Canyon Del Oro High School auditorium. At the event, both administrative and field employees will be recognized for their outstanding work. Additionally, a community recognition award will be given to a community partner who displayed exceptional collaborative efforts over the last year.
Two local football teams clinched sectional titles and the automatic playoff bids that come with them.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and the students at Marana High School take the month very seriously.
Austin Perkins’ pass dropped into the arms of Jorge Flores and the celebration was on. Tucson High took a 21-17 lead with 26 seconds left and the Badger players, coaches and fans were in full celebration mode. However, 23 seconds later, it was the Mountain View faithful who were celebrating a 24-21 win.
Marana High School junior T.J. Sutherland and his classmate link arms and work together to pop a balloon during the school’s “Stand Up Against Bullying” event last week.
Marana High School senior Cirilo Encinas has a mustache, goatee and unibrow painted on by Talia Lee at the Thespian Officers’ booth during the anti-bullying event last week.
Marana High School sophomore Antonia Rodriguez throws cards with words of encouragement at a watermelon. The cards had sayings like “Take a stand, lend a hand” on them.
Numerous clubs and organizations participated in the lunchtime anti-bullying event at Marana High School last week.
Marana High School students throw cards with words of encouragement at a watermelon. The cards had sayings like “Take a stand, lend a hand” on them.
(StatePoint) If you have school- age children, you likely have heard about the new Common Core State Standards. Already adopted by forty-three states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity, the Common Core focuses on developing the critical-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills students will need to be successful in college and the workforce. What does this mean for your children and their education?
(BPT) - Marquita Davis, a registered nurse, began her professional life as an early childhood educator. She cared for her students, shaping their minds and social development skills to prepare them for their future education. Years later, unforeseen life events inspired Davis to provide care in a new role, this time as a nurse.
The community of Ajo has partnered with Local First Arizona to promote in-state tourism and rolled out the red carpet for the first Ajo Weekend Getaway earlier this month.
(BPT) - You may consider child hunger to be a world away problem, however, the reality is there are 16 million children right here in America who are faced with hunger. That’s one in five children who don’t know where their next meal will come from. When you think about that statistic, one of these children can easily be your own neighbor – or even your child’s best friend.
(StatePoint) Americans have a lot on their minds during the holiday season, and the stress of ballooning budgets and crowded calendars can be enough to affect almost anyone’s well-being. With that in mind, why not use the holidays as an opportunity to give the most important gift of all?
The annual Blues Heritage Festival is Sunday, Oct. 19 at Rillito Park Racetrack infield at 4502 N. 1st Avenue near River Road from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Live music will be playing all day in an outdoor family friendly environment. Children 18 and under are free, advance tickets available at all Bookman’s locations and through Paypal at http://azblues.org for $8, $10 at the gate. This year our motto is “Blues for Pink” and will donate a portion of our proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and 80% of all funds donated in Tucson stay in Tucson to help survivors and families.
Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View meet this week in a game that will put the winner in great shape to win Division II, Section V. Both are coming off of lopsided wins which put them each at 2-0 in the section.
(BPT) - Pause for a moment and picture someone who is hard of hearing. Did a teenager come to mind? Probably not. However, the results of a recent study paint a troubling picture of today’s hearing-impaired person - and it might just be the portrait of a teen.
(NAPSI)—When cooler temperatures set in, many Americans start thinking about winter travel plans.
Candidates for the U.S. House seat in Arizona’s First Congressional District are debating in Northwest Tucson on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the theater at Mountain View High School at Thornydale and Linda Vista.
(BPT) - The end of the year is often a continuous social event full of holiday parties, family reunions and special productions at work or the kids’ school. Because of how hectic and extended the season is, it’s important to wear fun fashions that are both comfortable and stylish to keep you looking good the entire holiday season.
Whether it's the busy mother who spends her weekend volunteering at a local women's shelter or the young girl raising money for hungry children thousands of miles away with her lemonade stand - women that do good deeds are everywhere.