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Bill Bitter went to college expecting to graduate and become a concert violinist, but he realized his talents were better served as a teacher than performer.
Winning the lottery is a dream, and often the odds are literally stacked against you.
Every Friday, more than 2,000 school children from low-income families in the Southeast Valley are discreetly given a backpack of food to ensure they have enough to eat during the weekend so they’ll return on Monday nourished, alert and ready to learn. The backpacks are provided by Arizona Brainfood, which is supported by Mesa United Way and a number of local businesses and philanthropic organizations.
In the U.S., more than two-thirds of the class of 2011 was not proficient in math. In Arizona, that number jumped to 3 out of 4 students.
Actor and Mesa native Charlie LeSueur recently left his footprints in cement at the Superstition Mountain Museum for his work preserving a part of television history. Now, LeSueur is working to make a new footprint by developing the theatrical talents of students at Sequoia Star Academy in his role as its performing arts director.
There is a new choice in public charter schools that will be debuting two brand new campuses late summer 2014, just in time for the next school year. EAGLE (Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis) College Prep will debut their Maryvale and Mesa campuses and initially offer kindergarten through third grade and build out a new grade each consecutive school year until they reach 8th grade. The new campuses will join the two existing EAGLE College Prep schools in South Phoenix.
Kathleen Casprowitz worked in sales for Xerox 30 years ago in British Columbia, Canada, but always had an interest in education.
The share of education tax dollars that actually wind up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has monitored it.
The Chabad of the East Valley will have an open house for its new preschool program on March 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 875 N. McClintock Drive.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site have access to have a gun.
Sequoia Star Academy teacher Charlie LeSueur had his footprints cemented at the Superstition Mountain Museum Hall of Fame for his work preserving Western film history. [Courtesy Sequoia Star Academy]
Dear Gilbert School Board Members,
Staff and volunteers will mix together a little water, some algae, creative engineering and air power to create a night of learning and fun at Power Ranch Elementary School’s STEM Night on Feb. 27.
1) The goal of Common Core is to prepare students to be both college and career ready after high school.
“If dozens of skilled teachers and administrators are suddenly bolting from the Gilbert Public Schools, parents are loudly protesting, the interim superintendent throws up his hands to quit early because these people can’t be helped, and if a forceful demand for your resignation is met with standing ovations and cheers from an overflowing board room, then it is time to take the high road. Step away from the dais, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out.”
It was with great interest that we read the coalition of Gilbert leaders’ open letter to Town residents and businesses last week. We were encouraged that our community leaders had finally spoken out on the raging storm that threatens our Gilbert Public Schools.
Skyline High School math teacher Erin McKelvey recently received the Fulton Homes Teacher of the Week award.
Mesa shoppers’ frequent trips to spend money at Superstition Springs Mall in 2013 helped several Mesa Public Schools make money in 2014.
Mesa Public Schools will host the High School Harp Ensemble on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.
An upcoming 5K event hosted by Red Mountain High School in Mesa will serve as both a scholarship fundraiser and a tribute to the man who had a profound influence on the lives of students and teachers alike.
Skyline High School teacher Erin McKelvey [Courtesy Fulton Homes]
Parents are questioning Gilbert School officials over big changes at the district.