J.O. Combs Unified School District September students of the month honored

The J.O. Combs Unified School District in partnership with Banner Ironwood Medical Center recently honored the Students of the Month for September. The Students of the Month for September included: Kira Chase, Combs High School, 10th grade Alina Gerasimova, Combs Middle School, eighth grade Elyse Rodriguez, Combs Traditional Academy, second grade Deegan Morgan, Ellsworth Elementary […]

‘Dr. Seuss’ theme for Discovery Kids Fall Camp

A Discovery Kids Fall Camp is being held by the Queen Creek Unified School District. The 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 11 camp is for kindergarten through sixth-grade students. Costs are $35 a day or $140 a week for the camp to be held at Gateway Polytechnic, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa; and […]

Maricopa County Community College District one of state’s best employers, Forbes says

The Maricopa County Community College District is one of the state’s best places to work, according to Forbes Magazine.  MCCCD has been named to the magazine’s inaugural list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2019, placing No. 42 out of 72 employers and No. 4 in the education subcategory, according to a release. The Maricopa Community Colleges […]

Dr. David Odiorne appointed to Central AZ College District 2 Governing Board

Pinal County Superintendent of Schools Jill Broussard has announced the appointment of Dr. David R. Odiorne to the Central Arizona College’s District 2 Governing Board. He will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Dr. Debra Banks, according to a release. Dr. Odiorne will be seated until Dec. 31, 2020.  The seat will be […]

CAC sponsoring intercultural studies in Greece during Spring Break 2020

Today’s global community challenges each of us to engage with people and cultures we might not fully understand. The more we travel, the more likely we are to connect local issues to global ones — and the more culturally aware we become in an increasingly interdependent world, according to a release. Communication Studies at Central […]

Teachers score SRP grants with every Cardinals’ TD

As the Arizona Cardinals prepare to battle the Detroit Lions on Sunday, a few lucky teachers will benefit from each Cardinals’ touchdown. This season, Salt River Project is partnering with the Arizona Cardinals to award grants to teachers every time the Cardinals score a touchdown, according to a release. For every Arizona Cardinals TD this season, […]

350 backpacks with school supplies donated to students in J.O. Combs Unified School District

The Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek — along with Walgreens Centralized Services in Chandler — donated more than 350 backpacks loaded with school supplies to students in J.O. Combs Unified School District. Accepting the backpacks for the students was Dr. Mark Duplissis. The backpacks were presented by Jon Morris, an executive from Walgreens and current […]

Leading Edge Academy Online opens resource center in Queen Creek

Leading Edge Academy Online has added a resource center on the Leading Edge Academy Mountain View campus, 4815 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek, for the 2019-20 school year. Leading Edge Academy Online features innovative classroom space and technology in support of the award-winning blended learning curricular program, according to a release. Leading Edge Academy […]

Central Arizona College, Maricopa High School celebrate CAC Connect partnership

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 20 at Maricopa High School celebrating the official launch of CAC Connect, A Maricopa Educational Partnership. CAC Connect is a new and innovative partnership formed between Maricopa High School and Central Arizona College that provides an office space in the Maricopa High School Career and College Center where CAC […]

Aaron Wengert of Queen Creek receives University of Nebraska-Lincoln degree

Aaron Wengert of Queen Creek was among 721 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the summer commencement ceremony Aug. 17 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. He received a master of business administration from the Office of Graduate Studies, according to a release. The August graduates are from 35 countries, 38 states and […]

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