Aims to make it higher state priority
If you ask the group of about 10 Prescott High School seniors who attended an Arizona Town Hall Community Outreach program on Tuesday what the key is to their educational success, they will repeat the same answer: knowledgeable, caring and devoted classroom teachers.
Prescott High School’s Class of 2018 will be treated to a casino night party hours after they turn the tassels on their Badger blue mortarboards, Friday, May 25.
Shepherd of health care
As the shepherd of Prescott’s main health care institution, John Amos sounded like a proud coach as he hailed the progress and medical advances of Yavapai Regional Medical Center over the last 75 years.
When Joan Carrell needs a bit of escape from the everyday world, she walks down the hall of her Prescott Country Club home into what has become a semi-sanctuary — her quilting studio.
Prescott Unified School District educators preen with pride over their instruction of 3,800 prized pupils.
Two local, wheelchair-bound veterans cut a red, white and blue ribbon Thursday afternoon to celebrate the opening of the local VA’s new, 5,000-square-foot clinic for spinal cord injuries.
Diane Iverson has long been a face of Prescott’s Coalition for Compassion and Justice, the non-profit agency that provides meals, clothing, shelter, housing and hope to the city’s most vulnerable individuals and families.
The Prescott Unified School District is unlikely to switch to a four-day work week anytime soon.
Early literacy emphasis on talking that leads to reading
Talk is cheap – and priceless. Just ask Denise Murphy, a veteran Taylor Hicks Elementary School teacher in Prescott who is in her third year as director of the Arizona Reads Now early childhood literacy project.
Local VA brings the calm of music
U.S. Army veteran Dave Mundee strums through the scales on a guitar as part of a two-hour weekly class at the local Veterans Affairs campus.