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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.
Sierra Linda Bistro on 67th Spark VersionSierra Linda High School is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and is part of the Tolleson Union High School District. The school opened an on campus restaurant, called the Bistro on 67th. It gives students a taste of the skills necessary to work in a commercial kitchen or restaurant operation.
Phoenix Volleyball FestivalThe 31st annual Volleyball Festival was hosted at the Phoenix Convention Center, where girls volleyball teams from all over the world participated in the tournament.
Helios Scholars at TGen 10 yearsTHE HELIOS SCHOLARS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AT TGEN IN DOWNTOWN PHOENIX HAS BEEN TRAINING ARIZONA STUDENTS IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FOR TEN YEARS. THE EIGHT WEEK PROGRAM IS OPEN TO HIGH SCHOOL, UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE AND MEDICAL STUDENTS FROM AROUND ARIZONA. IT ALLOWS INTERNS TO WORK FULL TIME ON GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDER THE MENTORSHIP OF THE CUTTING EDGE TGEN SCIENTIST.
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.
TGen Helios Foundation Scholars 2015Helios Scholars discover what it means to spend a whole summer researching genetics. These students are studying genetic mutation in hopes of finding a cure to cancer.
Pendergast School Drone ClubThe Pendergast School District provides a unique and enriching experience for middle-school-aged students as they learn the latest in drone technology and engineering.
Grand Canyon University Thunder VisionStudents from Esperanza Elementary School participated in Thunder Vision, a program teaching students how to prepare for college.
Bullying Prevention MonthPhoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell are part of the Mayors Campaign to End Bullying and are working together to raise awareness and combat bullying in our communities.
Academic DecathlonThe Glendale Union High School District hosted the final round of the Academic Decathlon 2015. The Arizona Academic Decathlon gives high school students a chance to compete with other schools in ten subject areas.