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The Oro Valley Marketplace was set alight with the bright faces of hundreds of children and their parents, each anticipating the arrival of the big man in red himself.
Join the Oro Valley community for a festive evening of live entertainment, activities for children, free refreshments, the lighting of the OV Holiday Tree and a special appearance by Santa on a Golder Ranch Fire truck. The event will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oro Valley Marketplace (on the southwest corner of Oracle & Tangerine).
Members of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 distributed dictionaries to third-grade students at Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart, Mesa Verde, and Wilson elementary schools in Oro Valley. Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia purchased 320 dictionaries, and with the help of lodge members, presented each student with a dictionary that includes the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the history of the American Flag.
Earlier this month 13 Oro Valley Dolphin football players were honored at a scholarship luncheon for the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation.
The Marana Unified School District senior leadership and Marana Schools’ 2340 Foundation recognized Sue Richey for her 40 years of teaching during a surprise celebration on Sept. 30 at Coyote Trail Elementary School.
On August 4, 2014 the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) publicly released 2014 AIMS results and the A-F school letter grades for schools throughout the state. The Marana Unified School District earned a high profile of B. One elementary school earned the ADE’s highest Achievement Profile of an A and fifteen Marana schools earned the Achievement Profile of a B.
Ironwood Ridge High School
Estes Elementary Principal Nancy Paddock and Marana Unified School District Superintendent Doug Wilson accept the A+ School of Excellence award.
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 Friday, Roadrunner Elementary School, in the Marana Unified School District, celebrated its 30th year anniversary with an assembly in the morning and a community carnival in the evening.
The Marana Unified School District (MUSD) recently named three employees, 2014 MUSD Employees of the Year.
The Amphitheater School District’s annual district-wide spelling bee was held at Wilson K-8 School last week.
Students in the Wilson Elementary School Choir perform at the Oro Valley Holiday Tree Lighting Festival.
Students in the Wilson Elementary School Choir directed by Thomas Brower, perform at the Oro Valley Holiday Tree Lighting Festival.
Amphitheater School District
Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children and six staff members were killed by a lone gunman, state and federal lawmakers began discussions on how to better protect America’s students.
Former Amphitheater School District Governing Board Member Jeff Grant died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.
Rio Vista Elementary School student Hailey Atkinson thinks about how to spell her word during the Amphitheater School District’s spelling bee last week at Wilson K-8 School.
Earlier this month, two schools within the Marana Unified School District and one within the Amphitheater School District were recognized by the National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) as 2012 NCEA Arizona higher Performing Schools.
The 13th annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration will be held this Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Oro Valley Marketplace, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event will be emceed by KOLD News 13 Anchor Dan Marries, and the tree lighting will be conducted by Mayor Satish Hiremath.
The students in Niki Tilicki’s fourth-grade class at Wilson K-8 School had the opportunity to talk to and hear from Paralympic Athlete Chad Cohn.