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Teachers can bone up on prehistoric times here
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Teachers can bone up on prehistoric times here

October 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer Make no bones about it: a pilot program lets teachers take parts of dinosaur skeletons to go. The Arizona Museum of Natural History and the Mesa Public Library have partnered on a pilot program to...
Chandler High teacher Kelsey Brown honored
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Chandler High teacher Kelsey Brown honored

October 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Chandler High School teacher Kelsey Brown says her students usually react strongly when she describes her International Baccalaureate personal and professional skills course. “When I talk to people...
MCC DJ class spins a new future for students
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MCC DJ class spins a new future for students

October 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer The world’s first college-accredited program for disc jockeys at Mesa Community College is putting students on a path to learning the techniques of platter-pushing professionals. In the rarified...
Military veterans transition into CUSD teachers
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Military veterans transition into CUSD teachers

October 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Murray Siegel Guest Writer As school districts struggle with an ongoing teacher shortage, Chandler Unified has found one group of people who can help: military veterans. Tracy Phillips has been teaching seventh grade honors...
Underground Railroad musical to debut here
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Underground Railroad musical to debut here

October 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera GetOut Contributor Southern California creative Ashli St. Armant had a plan to write a musical about the Underground Railroad.  She had not found the setting for it until she visited Oak Alley Plantation in...
Jewish War Vets Post 619 to meet Oct. 18
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Jewish War Vets Post 619 to meet Oct. 18

October 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun New Staff A member of U.S. VETS will be the special guest at the Oct. 18 meeting of Jewish War Veterans Post 619 in Sun Lakes, now gathering in the Sun Lakes Cottonwood Country Club Phoenix Room at 25630 Brentwood...
Being grounded in faith will set you free
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Being grounded in faith will set you free

October 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer Been having trouble with our home phone and internet service from time to time. Most of the time it has worked well with no complaints.  Then, beginning late spring, the internet service...
Chandler High senior vies for Miss Juneteenth
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Chandler High senior vies for Miss Juneteenth

October 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Miss Juneteenth Arizona says a major portion of her responsibilities is explaining exactly what is the nation’s most recent national holiday. “People are going to ask me, what is Juneteenth?”...
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Miss Arizona for a 2nd time loves to give back

October 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Isabel Ticlo first volunteered to help blind Arizonans while attending Hamilton High School. Now, during her second stint as Miss Arizona, that chance volunteering opportunity has given the Chandler...
Sun Lakes UM offering Tuesday programs, Bible study
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Sun Lakes UM offering Tuesday programs, Bible study

October 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cathy Smoot Contributor Sun Lakes United Methodist Church at 9248 E Riggs Road hosts “Tuesday Nights Together,” a series of free programs every month. Topics vary from light and entertaining to serious and informing. A...