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(NAPSI)--A young American, Adaeze Uyanwah, will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime trip, with some of Britain’s most famous residents at iconic attractions.
Talented students who love to play music are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition by Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14.
Children grow and mature at different rates, passing through key developmental milestones. Parents can watch and assess student’s progress in school and life.
The Town of Marana believes that to have a town that runs well, citizens have to understand how the town operates. The Town of Marana has tried to streamline many of the things that they do and improve communication, with the newest project now aiming at educating local high school students.
Teachers who want to learn more about impacts of stormwater pollution and other facts about the water cycle to apply to their classroom curricula have the opportunity to learn more at events held by Arizona Project WET, a program of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center and supported by Pima Association of Governments and its Clean Water Starts With Me outreach campaign.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents looking for a positive way to keep their kids entertained when there is no school. There is an affordable way to keep kids connected to the Internet.
(BPT) - The start of the spring semester in the classroom is a great time for teachers to refresh the room so all learning goals can be accomplished before the end of the year. Sometimes a refresh involves disinfecting everything to help students stay healthy. Perhaps this year's refresh even involves incorporating some new decor and bright colors. This semester, help your students stay energized all spring long, right up until the final bell rings for summer break:
The problem was spelled out for the automotive students at Mountain View High School: Find the volumetric efficiency of a 10-cylinder Dodge Viper with a bore of 4 inches and a stroke of 3.88 inches when it is idling at 920 RPM with the throttle open 13 percent and an air flow of 8.85 g/s.
Mountain View High School math teacher David Class, left, is one of the two teachers who teaches the dual-credit automotive class at the high school.
Mountain View High School junior Garrett Forsyth solves a real world math problem in the automotive technologies class as David Damiani talks to the student. Damiani is one of the two teacher who co-teach the class.
Mountain View High School math teacher David Class is one of the two teachers who teaches the dual-credit automotive class at the high school.
Two Catalina Foothills robotics teams took home top awards at the 2014 Arizona First Lego League (FLL) Championship, held at Arizona State University on Dec. 13.
So what are DIBELS? The acronym stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy, a state test for kindergarten through sixth-grade students required three times a year.
This week’s Marana Town Council meeting will have two main items, one controversial and one that, while very important, should be pass with little drama.
The Aymara Indians of South America may live thousands of miles from Arizona, but their struggles are relatable to those living in Southern Arizona. In fact, most of the indigenous peoples Oro Valley residents Amy Eisenberg and John Amato have worked with have unique cultures, but their struggles are relatable, if not familiar.
(NAPSI)—While fundraising is an essential for nonprofits, charities and local schools across the country, it can be particularly challenging to raise funds in today’s environment—but there are ways around the problem. It doesn’t help that Americans are donating 8 percent less today than they were in 2007, before the recession, and many schools faced with budget cuts are feeling the brunt of the decline.
(NAPSI)—As parents, we understand the important role that math plays in our children’s education and the impact it has on their lives and our own. Despite this, we don’t always recognize the opportunities we have each day to encourage our children’s interest in and knowledge of math.
Oro Valley Police shopped with 20 students, whom teachers and school counselors chose based on need. Each student received $175 from community donations to shop for their families at Target on Oracle and First Ave.
Last Tuesday’s Marana Town Council meeting saw the town make a proclamation declaring it a Purple Heart Town, as designated by the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
(NAPSI)—A middle-school student who has been trained can save a life when someone needs CPR.
Sorry, Thelma Grimes, but I take issue with your article. Your critique of the Oro Valley Town Council’s recent decision does not bear scrutiny. Give the hard working and dedicated staff of the town a break.
The Arizona School Administrators has selected Dr. Doug Wilson, superintendent of the Marana Unified School District as the All Arizona Superintendent of the Year for Large Size District.
(BPT) - In early January 2014, 21 percent of American workers said they planned to change jobs within the next 12 months, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Introspection is common at the turn of the year, and people who plodded along in less-than-fulfilling jobs for the preceding 11 months begin thinking about what they can do differently in the new year. Many will turn to their education options to help improve their job prospects.