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.
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Arizona Project WET at Rio SaladoDozens of students visited Rio Salado this spring to explore wildlife and learn about natural habitats and water conservation in Arizona. As a part of Project WET, these students gained a better understanding of the importance of water in the Valley and ways they could help the state of water in Arizona.
Phoenix Symphony in the SchoolsThe Phoenix Symphony brings a woodwind quartet to a school to teach the importance of music appreciation to children.
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.
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!
Outstanding Young Man Jesan Islam 2014Jesan Islam from Cesar Chavez High is the Outstanding Young Man from the City of Phoenix for 2014.
Outstanding Young Woman Joyce YangJoyce Yang from Desert Vista High School is the Outstanding Young Woman from the City of Phoenix for 2014.
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.
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