Students encouraged to create civics-related documentaries for video competition

Mediacom and C-SPAN announce the start of this year’s annual student documentary competition and encourage middle school and high school students to participate in the video documentary competition known as “StudentCam.” Students are asked to create a short video documentary and submit it online between Nov. 1, 2018, and Jan. 20, 2019, according to a […]

Cactus Canyon Junior High inducts 60 delegates into National Junior Honor Society

Sixty young women and men from Cactus Canyon Junior High School took steps toward meeting the noble goals of scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship when they were recently inducted into CCJH’s National Junior Honor Society for the 2018-19 school year. The ceremony at the school, 801 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction, was an […]

Central Arizona College in Apache Junction plans community education classes

Community education classes are offered at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. Register at centralaz.edu/lifelonglearning. For more information, contact Joel Beck, program coordinator, at 480-677-7721 or joel.beck@centralaz.edu. Classes include: ”Pottery on the Wheel,” with instructor KimmBerly Ioane. The subject is CME 070CQ and the section is […]

Central Arizona College receives support project of the year award

Sundt Construction recently named Central Arizona College was recently named the 2017 Support Project of the Year award recipient, recognizing the Craft Workforce Development partnership between CAC and Sundt. In the spring of 2016, Sundt Construction approached CAC to explore an apprenticeship partnership in Heavy Equipment Operations. During these discussions, a larger gap in available […]

Gold Canyon students mix fun, learning at egg-drop challenge

Students scrambled across the campus on Aug. 24 during STEAM Night at Peralta Trail Elementary School, 10965 E. Peralta Road in Gold Canyon, with one question in mind, “Did it crack?” Dozens of eggs packaged in a variety of ways were tossed from the bucket of a 50-foot crane. Students were tasked with designing a […]

Central Arizona College cuts ribbons on science, student union buildings

Central Arizona College recently celebrated the opening of the new Science Building and Mel A. Everingham Student Union at the Signal Peak Campus. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies took place Tuesday, Aug. 21, at each building on the campus in Coolidge. CAC welcomed Lucy Everingham, wife of the late Dr. Mel A. Everingham, and her family for the […]

Apache Junction school board member Michael Weaver resigns, effective Sept. 5

Michael Weaver, an elected member of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board, has tendered his resignation and will not be replaced until January. A reception honoring Mr. Weaver is to be held at 5:30 pm. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the district offices, 1575 W. Southern Ave. The governing board’s meeting begins at 7 […]

Apache Junction football gears up for season with scrimmage

The Apache Junction High School football team was in Scottsdale Thursday, Aug. 9 for a scrimmage against Desert Mountain High School in preparation for both team’s season opener. While many high schools made switches because of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s recent realignment through 2020, the Prospectors stayed in the 4A Black Canyon region. The region […]

Internship program earns students recognition, college credits

Twenty-two high school and Central Arizona College students recently completed the Project Puente Summer Internship program and received recognition for their accomplishments during a poster presentation ceremony. Students were selected to participate through an application process and completed a 20-hour boot camp prior to beginning their internship. Each student was assigned a mentor who they […]

Community education classes at Central Arizona College in Apache Junction

Community education classes are offered at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. Register at www.centralaz.edu/lifelonglearning. For more information, contact Joel Beck, program coordinator, at 480-677-7721 or joel.beck@centralaz.edu. “We are currently having the community education schedule of classes printed and being mailed out next week,” Mr. Beck […]