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Culture & Recreation
City of Phoenix
Phoenix Head Start Program
Since 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.
Outstanding Young Woman Joyce Yang
Joyce Yang from Desert Vista High School is the Outstanding Young Woman from the City of Phoenix for 2014.
AARP Experience Corps Start in Phoenix
Career Quest State Victims' Rights Administrator
Career Quest Head Coach Sports Performance at ASU
Shawn 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 Library
Every 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!
Student-Created Cell Phone Case Curbs Radiation
Students 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.
Pendergast Community Center
The 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.
Phoenix Volleyball Festival
The 31st annual Volleyball Festival was hosted at the Phoenix Convention Center, where girls volleyball teams from all over the world participated in the tournament.
Water Audit at Maryvale Ballpark
Project WET from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension teamed up with students from Liberty Traditional Charter School to learn how to better conserve water. They went into the Maryvale Ballpark restrooms and measured the water flow, replaced the aerators and then calculated the large amounts of water they saved.