The Little Gym Debuts New Location in Cave Creek


The Little Gym of Cave Creek is commemorating a new gym through an open house celebration hosted by local Arizona franchisee and veteran Dan Drummond, Monday, Sept. 9, from 2–5pm at the Cave Creek location (29455 North Cave Creek Road, Suite 102). Children and families will have the opportunity to enjoy fun and educational gym […]

Five Things She Can Do as a Girl Scout (That You Probably Didn’t Know)


By Alexandra Anton Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Bike ride Not only can girls do recreational bike rides through the mountains of Arizona, but as Troop 7314, girls can take on the challenge of a 200-mile, eight-day bike ride. The girls of Troop 7314 participated in the Tour de Sih Hasin — a community bike ride […]

SUSD’s Nutrition Services Eliminates Reduced Lunch Fee — 800 Students Could Benefit


For many years, the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has charged $0.40 per lunch to students who qualify under federal guidelines for a reduced-price meal. Beginning with the 2019–20 school year that starts Aug. 5, SUSD will waive that $0.40 fee for participating students, offering them lunch at no charge. SUSD already waives reduced-price breakfast […]

Anasazi Named International Baccalaureate Program Candidate School


Anasazi Elementary School, part of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD), has been named as a Candidate School for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). The IB aims to create global student citizens who learn to think critically and creatively about the world and its issues, and how they relate to them. In […]

PVSchools To Host Job Fair July 10


The Paradise Valley Unified School District will host a job fair to fill open Education Support Professional (ESP) positions for the 2019-20 school year Wednesday, July 10, from 8am–noon at the District Administrative Center, 15002 North 32nd Street, Phoenix. “Our Educational Support Professionals are a very important part of the daily success of our school […]

Tavan, Mountainside Principals Named for 2019–20 School Year


New principals have been appointed to lead Tavan Elementary School in Phoenix and Mountainside Middle School in Scottsdale. Tavan assistant principal Julie Ballard will take over from longtime principal Margaret Serna, who moves to the administration side of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) as executive director of Title 1 Schools. Ballard has served as […]

PVSchools To Hold Public Hearing for Proposed Tax Increase


Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVSchools) announced the intention to raise its primary property taxes over the current level to pay for increased expenditures in those areas where the governing board has the authority to increase property taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019. The Paradise Valley Unified School District is proposing an […]

CCUSD To Hold Public Hearing for Proposed Tax Increase


Cave Creek Unified School District No. 93 (CCUSD) announced the intention to raise its primary property taxes over the current level to pay for increased expenditures in those areas where the Governing Board has the authority to increase property taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019. The Cave Creek Unified School District is […]

Local Restaurant Hosts Sports Equipment Drive to Help Area Children in Need


Twin Peaks restaurant has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) for a summer sports equipment drive. From June 14 through Aug. 2, all three Valley Twin Peaks locations will support the need for sports equipment for local youth. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix hosts summer camps at […]

Holland Community Center to Host Young Entrepreneurs Class


Aspiring entrepreneurs ages 11–17 are invited to participate in a new class offered at Foothills Community Foundation’s Holland Community Center. The five-week startup workshop will educate and inspire young, creative minds about the opportunities to do business in today’s world. The program is set up to be an engaging and participant-driven workshop where attendees will […]