Central Arizona College supports manufacturing industry

As part of a regional consortium of community colleges and industry partners, Central Arizona College will receive $1.2 million in federal funding to develop industry-recognized apprenticeships in manufacturing. Pima Community College will lead the $4.23 million federal grant to develop Arizona’s consortium project, named the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Model in Manufacturing, or i-RAMM. Under i-RAMM, Central […]

Miernicki-Nojunas graduates from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jennifer Marie Miernicki-Nojunas of Apache Junction graduated on May 10 with high distinction from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a doctorate in administration and leadership studies, an interdisciplinary combination of sociology and economics. Dr. Miernicki-Nojunas is also a licensed master’s level social worker and works for Arizona state government within the Arizona Early Intervention Program. […]

Google looking at 187 acres in Mesa

The Mesa City Council approved a development agreement with the multinational technology and Internet services giant, Google. That agreement outlines a potential project which would include a data center and accessory office facilities. “Mesa would be pleased to welcome a global leader in innovation like Google to our community. They would be a great match […]

Sheryl Anderson chamber of commerce’s Teacher of the Year

Sheryl Anderson, a government teacher for Apache Junction High School, was selected Teacher of the Year by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce.   Ms Anderson was one of many individuals, businesses and organizations who were recognized at the chamber’s annual awards banquet hosted by Roadhaven Golf and Tennis Resort in Apache Junction on June 27, […]

Apache Junction school district in national lunch, breakfast programs

Apache Junction Unified School District will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Four Peaks Elementary School will offer healthy meals every school day at no cost to the students due to the implementation of Provision 2 for school year 2019-20, according to a release. […]

Susan Doyle hired as director of human resources for Apache Junction school district

Susan M. Doyle has been hired as director of human resources for the Apache Junction Unified School District. Her first day is July 8 and she will be working at the AJUSD office, 1575 W. Southern Ave. “She will be responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise to recruit, retain and maximize the potential of […]

Volunteers needed at Apache Junction Unified School District

Do you have a skill you would like to share or do you have time to help a student?  Individuals interested in volunteering at any of the Apache Junction Unified School District schools or programs for the 2019-20 school year are asked to come into the district office to fill out application forms. The office is […]

Logan Reichwald to compete in bull riding at junior high rodeo in South Dakota

Logan Reichwald, an eighth-grade student at Cactus Canyon Junior High School in Apache Junction, has earned a position on the Arizona state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team. He will be traveling with fellow teammates to Huron, South Dakota, June 23-29 to compete at the 15th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo in bull riding. The […]

Arches Academy charter school opening in Apache Junction

A school centered on self-paced education for each individual student has its first classes starting Aug. 5 in Apache Junction. “Where the rest of the country is more working on standardizing education, we are trying to personalize it and individualize it. We want to make it what each individual child needs to be successful,” Arches […]

Central Arizona College food pantries open to assist students

Central Arizona College recognizes the reality of food insecurity among its student population and the extent to which hunger affects communities. In the U.S., an estimated 40 million people, including 12 million children, struggle with hunger. In Pinal County alone, nearly 60,000 people struggle with food insecurity on a regular basis. The CAC Food Pantry is […]