One of 25 students in the state to be chosen, recent Cibola High School graduate Hans Rodriguez, 17, will be a part of the Leadership Scholarship Program at Arizona State University this fall.
The senior class president and president of Cibola Television during his time on campus and also a SkillsUSA region vice president, Rodri
With school recently out for the summer, school supplies might be the last thing on people’s mind.
But this is the time when the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center starts collecting supplies for the next school year. The Annual Drive for School Supplies is a community-supported program that provides new backpacks and school
Thanks to a partnership between the Yuma Manufacturing Association and Johnson Controls, Inc., Arizona Western College is now enrolling students for the 2013-2014 Industrial Manufacturing Technology program.
“The program provides students with opportunities to gain valuable skills and knowledge related to industrial manufacturing p
At a meeting Wednesday, the Yuma Union High School District heard a report on the findings of a reclassification study that recently occurred in the district. YUHSD contracted with Educational Management Solutions (EMS) for the purpose of auditing and analyzing job descriptions and titles as well as salary schedules for equity and ma
SOMERTON — A new principal has taken the helm at Tierra del Sol Elementary School in the wake of a violation in student achievement testing procedures that led to the resignations of the former principal and a teacher.Maria Elena Paredes, principal of Valle del Encanto School in the same school district, has moved over as perma
Contingent upon a final state budget, the Crane Elementary School District governing board approved a 1.5 percent salary increase for all certified, classified and management staff for the 2013-2014 school year.
Superintendent Bob Klee said at a board meeting Tuesday that for teachers, however, the increase would be an average 2.9 percen
The Arizona Center for Teacher Preparation is traveling around the state and will be coming to Yuma on Saturday, June 22, to inform prospective educators on what steps are necessary to become a teacher in Arizona.
On March 18, the Arizona State School Board unanimously voted to approve The American Board, who recently launched the Arizon
At a meeting Wednesday, the Yuma Union High School District will hear a presentation on a reclassification study being conducted for the district.
The group will also consider to approve an intergovernmental agreement with Pima County JTED (Joint Technical Education District), YUHSD and Arizona CTE (Career and Technician Education) Curri
Students interested in going into law enforcement don't have to wait until after high school to get a taste of what the profession is really like.Put on by the Yuma Police Department, the Yuma Union High School District and Arizona Western College, the new ICE (Industrial Cooperative Education) Summer Academy graduated 15 students on
Seven area high school graduates will continue their studies at Arizona State University on scholarships that total $14,000, given out by ASU alumni.Receiving $2,000 each are Ashley Cano and Rebecca Mojardin, graduates of Kofa High School; Tik Mun Aw and Felipe Garibay of Yuma High; Ashley Lauren Hyland of Cibola High; Courtney Renee
The adoption of 2013-2014 salaries and benefits for staff at the Crane Elementary School District will be on the board meeting agenda Tuesday. The board will decide to adopt salaries increased by 1.5 percent for certified, classified and management staff, which is contingent upon a final state-approved budget. The board w
At a meeting Monday, the Yuma Elementary School District governing board willconsider the 2013-14 proposed budget for the district.School districts are required to prepare a proposed budget no later than July 5.In other meeting news, the board will consider approving a new principal at O.C. Johnson Elementary School, sele
It takes a village to raise a child, according to the old saying.There are many local programs and agencies that serve families with children from birth to 5 years of age. But how can these agencies get the word out to parents? And how can parents find out about the programs available in Yuma?A new community directory wil
Randy Hartless recently resigned from the Arizona Western College District Governing Board.
Hartless announced his resignation from the board, where he represented La Paz County District I since January 2009. He was the board president in 2012 while he was also receiving his associate’s degree from the college.
"It is with
Although she graduated from Arizona Western College with her associate's degree in accounting, Nancy Pendleton was soon called to be a teacher at Yuma Lutheran and hasn't regretted the decision since. Now, 38 years later, Pendleton is retiring from her career as an instructor — something she said she will deeply miss.
2013 Northern Arizona University graduatesBACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCEAdminstrationElizabeth Ashley Boyce, Kyle Wade Burgin, Katelynn A. Casier, Jill M. Colucci, Joy Ide, Karen Louise Dalrymple Malouff, Amanda Maxfield, Riley Jason McCormick, Courtney Katherine McIntyre, Tricia Lynn Murray, Monica Raye P
Students and staff at Gary Knox Elementary School were recognized with a traveling trophy Wednesday for their efforts to reduce childhood obesity on their campus by almost 10 percent. Presented by Yuma County School Superintendent Tom Tyree, the Y.O.U.T.H. (Yumans' Obesity Undermines Their Health) Initiative trophy was given to the s
Last-day shenanigans took place at Yuma Lutheran School on Wednesday morning, all in good fun and to raise money for new playground equipment.
Strips of tape were sold for 2 for $1, a wrap around the block pillar for $5 or a roll of tape for $20. Principal Block was duct-taped with over 1,800 feet of duct tape and even became free-f
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS CANDIDATESAdministration of JusticeJhonatan Aispuro, Edgar Alderete, Vidal Amador, Mayra Arredondo, Erick Astorga, Arturo Ayon, Erica S. Barragan, Martika R. Bernal, Miguel Castillo, Florance Lo'reece Chisholm, Jose R. Cruz, Dulce M. Cuellar, Alonzo H. Dominguez, Keith Edwards, Jonathan Enr
Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday that Arizona no longer needs its 1-cent sales tax approved by voters in a special referendum in 2010 with the proceeds to go to public education, among other things.Local administrators, while grateful for the funding Proposition 100 provided over the past three years, are considerably less optimistic abou
After receiving financial offers from five colleges in Arizona and California, recent Cibola High School graduate Ashley Hyland, 18, chose to attend Barrett, the honors college at Arizona State University, this fall. So far, Hyland has received the New American University Scholar award for $9,500 a year to cover full tuition at ASU a
SOMERTON — Most students in the Somerton Elementary School District will start classes at different times beginning in August in a change the superintendent says is designed to improve academic classroom performance.Students in grades kindergarten through fifth will begin at 8 a.m., on average a half-hour earlier than a present
Forty-three Junior Statesmen of America students at Kofa High School were recently named the Chapter of the Year for the third year in a row at the Arizona Spring State JSA conference.At the state competition of more than 15 schools from Arizona and New Mexico, students presented a scrapbook of all the events they were involved in ov