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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.
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.
Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.
With about 100 present on Aug. 20, the Marana Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual awards luncheon aimed at celebrating local business achievement.
The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (TRCF) raised over $4,000 at its special event to launch the Annual School Supplies Drive in partnership with Tucson Values Teachers (TVT). Since TVT can leverage cash donations at 2-to-1, “our approach this year was to focus on collecting money instead of actual school supplies,” said TRCF Executive Director Philip Tedesco, who also serves as CEO of the Tucson Association of REALTORS® (TAR).
Tucson Values Teachers presented their May 2014 Teacher Excellence Award to Mellodie Stratman, special education teacher at Coyote Trail Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District.
Tucson Values Teachers and OfficeMax have partnered to shine a spotlight on individual teachers who bring that extra something special into the classroom. Tucson Values Teachers presented their May 2014 Teacher Excellence Award to Mellodie Stratman, special education teacher at Coyote Trail Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District. Ms. Stratman received the award, a $100 gift card from OfficeMax, and a Ben’s Bell.
Marana High School, in the Marana Unified School District, announces the selection of Kevin Corner as head basketball coach.
Sherry Bryant looks at objects in life through eyes that see things which don’t register with most people — gradations of light, shadow and form that embody an object itself. As an accomplished award-winning artist, and one especially skilled in watercolors, Bryant is helping others see those variations in life and interpret them onto paper through watercolor painting.
Governor Jan Brewer has appointed two new members to the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR).
Teachers are in the classroom for about 40 hours each week and apart from parents, they are often seen as some of the most influential people in students’ lives. While some may do the bare minimum there are others that go above and beyond. Jennifer Miller, a third-grade teacher at Thornydale Elementary School, is one of those people.
Jennifer Miller, a third grade teacher at Thornydale Elementary School received the Teacher Excellence Award, which was given by Tucson Values Teachers and OfficeMax. The award is to recognize teachers who go above and beyond in their commitment to teaching and helping their students.
Two-thirds of public school teachers believe that the arts are getting crowded out of the school day, according to an arts education study from Americans for the Arts.
The Tucson Padres are partnering with Tucson Values Teachers to provide complimentary tickets to area school teachers on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11. Teachers can show their school ID at the box office and receive two free box seats to either Friday or Saturday’s game. Both games start at 7:05 pm.
Mountain View High School’s Charles Kamb was caught a little off guard on Jan. 29, as about a dozen people with balloons and gifts entered his classroom to inform him he was being recognized for going above and beyond in his classroom.
People from Tucson Values Teachers and OfficeMax honor Mountain View teacher Charles Kamb with the Teacher Excellence Award, which included a $100 gift card and a bag of school supplies.
In Regards to Al Melvin’s tirade on Democrats
NRA protectors out quickly
Volunteers needed to help scientists study storms