Cherokee Elementary rebuild design plans on display for Scottsdale school board

Officials from Orcutt Winslow, an architect firm working on the rebuild of Cherokee Elementary School, stood before the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board Tuesday, Aug. 20 to give an update on their ongoing project. The update included a design concept, which the firm presented previously at an Aug. 12 community meeting, and tentative dates […]

Phoenix Country Day graduate shares experiences from summer internship

Sophia Casten — a Phoenix Country Day School Class of graduate and member of the Smith College class of 2022 — spent her summer interning and blogging about her experience at the ASU Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology in Tempe. Ms. Casten’s internship included supporting high school teachers from several rural Arizona […]

Xavier golfer to compete in First Tee competition at Pebble Beach

The First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions announced Thursday, Aug. 15 Ashley Menne, Scott Schlader and Cade Kilanowski will represent the The First Tee of Phoenix when they compete in the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee in Pebble Beach, California. The official PGA Tour Champions event to be contested at Pebble Beach […]

The Association of Professionals and Students hosts graduation

As the nation and the world celebrate the conferring of degrees for the first half of the year, the Association of Professionals and Students Phoenix Chapter celebrated the class of 2019 in a graduation ceremony. The graduation celebration aims to commemorate and promote higher education among underprivileged students with the assistance of volunteering professionals, community […]

ProMusica, Arizona Christian University team for college credit

ProMusica Arizona and Arizona Christian University have announced a collaboration that will allow ACU students to earn college credit by joining the PMAZ Orchestra for the upcoming season. The arrangement will require students to attend weekly PMAZ rehearsals and perform in concerts throughout the season, according to a press release. In addition, current adult members […]

Lomax represents Arizona at American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

Maeve Lomax was among 100 young women, representing their states, at the 73rd American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation session. As part of the premier ALA program, held July 20-27 in Washington, D.C., two “outstanding” high school seniors were selected to represent their respective state as “senators” at ALA Girls Nation after participating in one of […]

Valley companies partner for Back to School supply collection, Aug. 4

LGO Hospitality, Shamrock Farms, DollarDays, Grateful Spoon Gelato and Treasures 4 Teachers partner to collect school supplies for Arizona students and educators. The first Sundae Sunday! will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 4 at La Grande Orange Grocery & Pizzeria, according to a press release. Attendees are encouraged to donate […]

Paradise Valley resident graduates from Military Academy

Cadet Bruce Burgener of the Town of Paradise Valley graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 25. Mr. Burgener is a 2015 graduate of Veritas Preparatory Academy in Phoenix. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in mechanical engineering, according to a press release. He was selected as a member of the […]

Paradise Valley seventh grader earns high scores on ACT

Seventh grader Bella Delmedico, a 12-year-old resident of Paradise Valley, recently took the ACT and scored in the 90th percentile for the math/quantitative section and in the 95th percentile for verbal/reading section. She was tested through the Duke University Identification Program 2019 talent search. These scores qualified Miss Delmedico for the summer studies at Duke […]

Xavier College Prep hosts girls I.T. summer camp

Xavier College Preparatory sponsored its annual Girls Have I.T. Camp for middle school students June 3-6 and June 10-13. Over 50 girls attended the camp where 23 high school students offered individual assistance with activities and projects. These future women scientists learned new information, acquired new skills and met new challenges as budding scientists, according […]