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2 BASIS Chandler students tops in annual Brain Bee
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2 BASIS Chandler students tops in annual Brain Bee

March 13th, 2022 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS Two BASIS Chandler students were among the top three finalists in the 23rd annual Arizona Regional Brain Bee held at Midwestern University in Glendale in partnership with the BHHS Legacy Foundation. Besting 28...
Budget process begins amid enrollment concern
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Budget process begins amid enrollment concern

March 13th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The Chandler Unified Governing Board last week began its annual process for formulating a budget for the next school year on an ominous note as both the superintendent and the district’s fiscal chief...
State report details CUSD 2020-21 spending
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State report details CUSD 2020-21 spending

March 13th, 2022 | by development
By PAUL MARYNIAK and KEN SAIN Santan Sun News Staff Amid COVID-19’s disruptive influence throughout last school year, Chandler Unified School District’s spent just under three-quarters of its operating budget on students,...
Ostrich Fest brings family fun, Grammy winners
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Ostrich Fest brings family fun, Grammy winners

March 5th, 2022 | by development
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Writer The Four Tops’ Duke Fakir is up for any musical adventure and, this March, that includes the Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival. “We usually play Phoenix, but anywhere else in...
Chandler native serves aboard floating airport
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Chandler native serves aboard floating airport

March 4th, 2022 | by development
By Patricia Rodriguez, Guest Writer NORFOLK, Va. – Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Fuller, a native of Chandler, serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R....
Opportunity Program helps unruly CUSD students
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Opportunity Program helps unruly CUSD students

March 4th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer One measure of the success of Chandler Unified School District’s Opportunity Program is how few students are in it. Only 13 are enrolled in the program this year, though that number is higher than...
Chandler Family Bike Ride returns in-person
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Chandler Family Bike Ride returns in-person

March 4th, 2022 | by development
By the City of Chandler April is Valley Bike Month, and all throughout the region, valley cities celebrate. Can there be a better place to enjoy moderate temperatures, beautiful scenery, and friends and neighbors bonding and...
Chandler beefs up pay for first responders
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Chandler beefs up pay for first responders

March 3rd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer The Chandler City Council is taking aggressive action to both retain and attract first responders, including giving most of them a 5% raise each of the next two years. They are also offering most police...
Hartford Elementary gets A+ designation
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Hartford Elementary gets A+ designation

March 3rd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School Principal Heather Anguiano says you know you’ve done something special when even a kindergarten student realizes it’s a big day. “I was at lunch duty …...
New coffee-wine spot opens in Ocotillo
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New coffee-wine spot opens in Ocotillo

March 2nd, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News Staff Bottle & Bean, a new coffee house and wine bar, opened last week in downtown Ocotillo. The restaurant, 2577 W. Queen Creek Road, was created by Spike Lawrence, a seasoned real estate developer with...