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Programming Schedule- January 2015
Taipei Chinese Culture Summer Camp 2015The Taipei Sister City committee honors their 36-year relationship with Phoenix by providing youth with cultural awareness, diversity, and business opportunities.
Phoenix Head Start ProgramSince 1995, Arizona's Head Start Program has provided the resources to educate young children and prepare them for entry into grade school. Children in Head Start have access to early childhood education, nutrition, and social services with a strong parent involvement focus. The program serves nearly 23,000 Arizona children and more than 21,500 Arizona families every year.
Faye Gray Recreation CenterThis south Phoenix recreation center has 4,000 sq ft for kids of all ages, including a space just for teens. To learn more, visit phoenix.gov/parks
Pendergast Community CenterThe newly built Pendergast Community Center offers affordable health care, dance classes and much more for the community members and families of the Pendergast School District.
Roosevelt District Summer Food Program 2015Every year the Roosevelt School District participates in the USDA summer food service program to provide kids 18 and younger free meals during summer break. http://www.fns.usda.gov/
Dr. Kent Scribner 2014 Out-of-School Time ChampionDr. Kent Scribner, the Superintendent of Phoenix Union High School District, has been named the 2014 Out-of- School Time Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence. Dr. Scribner will accept his award at the Statewide Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Student-Created Cell Phone Case Curbs RadiationStudents at Paradise Valley High School have created a cell phone case that can curb radiation by almost 30%. The students were able to design this product as a part of CREST (Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology), Paradise Valley High School's innovative technology program.
Career Quest Head Coach Sports Performance at ASUShawn Griswold, Head Coach of Sports Performance at Arizona State University, shows us how he trains student athletes and explains what it takes to obtain this type of career.
Shoots and Wires Program at Burton Barr Central LibraryEvery week, the Burton Barr Central Library offers an after-school program called Shoots and Wires that teaches students about science and technology. In this class, students experimented with circuits and motors, even building their own lightbulb!