Classroom teachers see arts integration assist student learning

Local and national arts and education entities are joining forces in the classroom to better reach students whose brains don’t always grasp [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools sees gradual improvements to AzMERIT scores

The third year of AzMERIT — Arizona’s state assessment for third-11th graders — results show Scottsdale’s students are incrementally [...] Continue Reading →

Technology forges the road for Scottsdale traffic as population growth appears imminent

Behind the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale’s 311 traffic signals are fewer than 20 people making sure drivers see those green, yellow and red [...] Continue Reading →

Cactus Shadows class of 2017 receives seal of biliteracy

Cactus Shadows High School, a part of the Cave Creek Unified School District, has announced that 34 graduates received the Arizona Seal of [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona increases investment in the arts, awards $2.4M in grants

The Arizona Commission on the Arts has announced 234 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, schools and community [...] Continue Reading →

One-day Big Brothers Big Sisters events raises $47,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has announced that a total of $47,000 has been raised through two community bowling events, as part [...] Continue Reading →

Petrie: Amateur Radio ‘Field Day’ demonstrates science, skill, and service

On June 24-25 amateur radio operators around the world will be dusting off their equipment and heading to the outdoors to get some fresh air. [...] Continue Reading →

Fountain Hills Theater honors actors, designers and volunteers

On June 5, Fountain Hills Theater held its annual Prizm Awards Ceremony, honoring a variety of cast and crew members. Awards are presented for [...] Continue Reading →

The golden goose: Scottsdale acts fast to abolish tax on fine art

Scottsdale has reaffirmed its affinity for what many believe to be the golden goose of the community: tourism. Scottsdale City Council with a [...] Continue Reading →