Central Arizona College students earn all-Arizona academic honors

Five of Central Arizona College’s outstanding students have been selected to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society All-Arizona Academic Team. All-Arizona students demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends beyond the classroom to benefit society. Phi Theta Kappa, the American Association of Community Colleges, Arizona Community Colleges, the […]

3 Apache Junction students in top 10 at Pinal County Spelling Bee

Three Apache Junction Unified School District students traveled to Casa Grande to compete in the 56th Annual Pinal County Spelling Bee and all three earned a spot in the Top 10. Nearly 70 students throughout the county participated, according to a release. Hailey Adams, a fifth-grade student from Peralta Trail Elementary School, placed fourth; Susana […]

Cactus Canyon Junior High students to attend journalism convention in California

Five Cactus Canyon Junior High School students who work on the yearbook and two chaperones can travel by plane to the April 25-27 Spring National Journalism Convention at the Anaheim, California, Hilton, the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board decided recently. “The convention offers practical learning sessions that build on the skills they’ve learned […]

Students, employee of the month honored at Apache Junction school district

The students and employee of the month for January were announced and honored at the Feb. 12 meeting of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board.

3 students honored by Apache Junction school board for accomplishments

The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board at a meeting Feb. 12 honored three students in the same family. “One thing we are doing now is to recognize more students for accomplishments,” Sally Marks, AJUSD’s public information officer, said in an e-mail. “Our board posed for a picture with Isabella Gurrieri (pink dress) who […]

Apache Junction JROTC cadet to receive $1,000 at assembly for leadership and commitment to service

Brady Williams, a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps student at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive, is to receive a check for $1,000 at a ceremony 7:15-8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Salt River Project and the Better Business Bureau are honoring nine JROTC students in the Valley as part of the inaugural BBB […]

4th annual job expo Feb. 12 at Central Arizona College’s Maricopa Campus

The Fourth Annual Central Arizona College Job Fair is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Maricopa Campus, 17945 N. Regent Drive. Members from the community are encouraged to attend this event as well as alumni, current college students and high school seniors. according to a release. Job seekers should dress in business attire and […]

Mesa museum prepares for I Love Science Day

I Love Science Day will feature scientists and institutions from a range of STEM disciplines Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, Mesa. From 9-11 a.m., visitors will learn how airplanes fly and cars move, see how science helps agriculture, explore space and more, according to a release. “Get hands-on […]

SUITS program outfits 50 East Valley high school students

The East Valley Women’s League will outfit more than 50 East Valley high school students with suits, shirts, ties, belts and shoes as part of its SUITS program. SUITS stands for Setting Up Incredible Teens for Success. For the third straight year, EVWL has partnered with the Men’s Warehouse at Chandler Gateway Shops, 3400 W. […]

Dr. Wilson named interim EVIT superintendent pending investigation of others, board says

At a public meeting Jan. 17, the governing board for the East Valley Institute of Technology placed EVIT Superintendent Dr. Sally Downey and principals Craig Pearson and Mark Yockus on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. “In light of ongoing investigations and information that we have, the board feels this action is […]