CCJ to sell hand-crafted gifts to raise funds for the charity
Open the cover of Diane Iverson’s 21st illustrated story, “Hannah’s Heart,” and you are traveling back in time to Prescott’s Christmas City, circa 1935.
Arizona is known as a state with plenty of hurdles when it comes to prioritizing public education, with teacher pay and per pupil spending deemed to be close to the lowest in the nation.
International financier spends retirement helping nonprofit
In his career as an international financier and business executive, Bill Towne spent a lot of time flying from place to place with limited flexibility to give back to the communities where his family resided.
No one knows who they were, but some suspect it was political revenge
Just below the front and side roof lines of the historic, dark brick Hotel St. Michael is a row of ornamental stone circles some historians and long-time residents suggest is sculptured satire.
The Giving Season
Taylor Hicks Elementary School has its very own Elf: Her name is Carla Cornelison.
At 7:55 a.m. Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was thrust into war against Japan with the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
New program pairs retired teachers with young ones
Beyond pay, many teachers’ motivation for why they either stay or leave a school district has to do with the in and out-of-classroom supports they garner to help them succeed with students, according to local administrators.
In the Prescott Unified School District, there are some 600 hundred faculty and staff who each and every day pledge to make a difference in the lives of about 4,000 of this community’s children. They do so not for the paycheck, but for the reward of inspiring children to find their passion and a path to pursue beyond high school graduation, according to district leaders and volunteers.
Phyllis Sager’s claim to fame is her habitual kindness and generosity.
Recent case of suspect sent home after arrested for producing drugs motivated one woman
A retired educator from southern California expressed disgust and dismay that a 28-year-old arrested for operating a drug lab in his Prescott home was not required to stay in jail until his case went to court.