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Three Chandler schools start off on A+ footing
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Three Chandler schools start off on A+ footing

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Santan sun news staff Chandler Unified begins the school year July 23 with three new A+ schools. Basha High, Carlson Elementary and Hancock elementary schools all received the A+ rating late last spring after earning the...
STEM-loving teen inspired by national conference
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STEM-loving teen inspired by national conference

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor An Arizona College Preparatory-Erie Campus teen who likes sharing her technological savvy with younger students participated in an international program where Nobel Laureates shared words of...
Seton Catholic credits Blue Ribbon for enrollment increase
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Seton Catholic credits Blue Ribbon for enrollment increase

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY joyce valdez Guest Writer Seton Catholic Prep, the East Valley’s only Catholic high school, will welcome back students Aug. 8 for the 2018-19 school year. Seton will begin the academic year with about 605 students, a slight...
Ocotillo mom crafts her way to ‘Making It’
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Ocotillo mom crafts her way to ‘Making It’

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Ocotillo interior designer Joanna Gick likes to say she got lucky. For starters, she and her husband, David, found the perfect home. “We bought a house on a golf course that was a foreclosure...
New principals begin year at four Kyrene schools
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New principals begin year at four Kyrene schools

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY ERIN HELM Guest Writer While Kyrene School District students have been celebrating the summer, teachers, staff and leaders have been hard at work preparing for those students’ return. Every fall, fresh faces join the Kyrene...
Chandler software engineer named Tillman Scholar
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Chandler software engineer named Tillman Scholar

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A seasoned Chandler software engineer, cybersecurity expert and Army veteran with a passion for problem-solving is pursuing a third degree at Arizona State University with a boost from the Pat...
Chandler Compadres make record donation to nonprofit agencies
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Chandler Compadres make record donation to nonprofit agencies

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By ryan foster Contributor East Valley nonprofit organizations are getting support again to help children and families. The Chandler Compadres held an event last month at Meridiem Kitchen & Lounge on South Price Road to...
Students end music/technology camp on a high note
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Students end music/technology camp on a high note

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Many campuses are quiet over summer break, but the sounds of violins, cellos and other stringed instruments bounced off the walls of a performing arts center recently at Casteel High School....
Non-profit here maintains a 7,200-mile lifeline
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Non-profit here maintains a 7,200-mile lifeline

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman Tribune Staff Writer From Falcon Field in Mesa, a group of Good Samaritans helps provide the only healthcare available to some 220,000 people Papua New Guinea. more than 7,200 miles away. Indeed, the group belongs...
Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley
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Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Jeff Caples describes his Gilbert game store, GamesU, as “Cheers, without the bar” – a comfortable place to go where everybody knows your name. The same sentiment is echoed by the owners...