Back to School!

by Staff Reports You can’t wait for summer … Then you can’t wait for school to begin! Each season in our family lives bring different things to do and special opportunities. Whether you’re in school or not, there is always something to learn. Arizona allows a rich canvas of school choice opportunities. With approximately 2,134 … Read More…

What’s New at Embry-Riddle

Articles compiled by Keaton S. Ziem, Digital Managing Editor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Largest Class Ever Expected this Fall Almost 900 new Embry-Riddle students will arrive late August, pushing the total enrollment to 3,000 —the most students the campus has had since opening in 1978. This incoming class includes the largest percentage of female enrollees, as … Read More…

EDUCATION CHOICES

My Home-Schooling Adventure by Peggy Baillie, Parent Twenty years ago, I was a career woman. Business suits, project meetings and program management filled my days. I never wanted to have children, so naturally, I never dreamed that homes schooling could be in my future. My first experience with home-schoolers was a wonderful family whose four … Read More…

Dr. Lisa Rhine Launches Yavapai College Presidency With Openness, Authenticity

by JJ McCormack, Marketing Coordinator, Yavapai College Yavapai College (YC) faculty, staff and students who attended spring convocation knew exactly what kind of president they were getting a month before Dr. Lisa Rhine moved into office No. 32-200 on the Prescott campus. They knew, because in remarks during the semester kickoff gathering, Rhine revealed who … Read More…

Grapes 4 Grades

Grapes 4 Grades by Ray Newton Thousands of Prescott-area children have benefited every summer for 39 years by a partnership program between the Prescott Frontier Rotary Club and the Prescott Unified School District (PUSD). For the 14th year, the Grapes 4 Grades event let bidders enjoy finger food and wine tasting, followed by a raffle … Read More…

Educating Our Community Through Nature

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Services Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation Our community is enriched beyond measure to have not one, but two locations for nature-based education in the area. These locations, the Community Nature Center (CNC) and the Highlands Center for Natural History (HCNH), offer many opportunities to learn about our local natural surroundings and … Read More…

Ignite – Connect – Elevate

by Krista Carman, President, PUSD Education Foundation President The Prescott Unified School District Education Foundation (PUSDEF) is the catalyst igniting the power of community; connecting generous hearts with the needs of our teachers and students; and elevating the long-term success of every child, every day.  Since 2015, the PUSD Education Foundation has successfully raised more … Read More…