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Legacy Maricopa putting on ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’

Just as the Hollywood version, Mary Poppins Returns, leaves Ak-Chin Entertainment Center, Legacy Traditional School in Maricopa is preparing students not only for roles in the upcoming Mary Poppins, Jr. play, but also for life roles — as friends, co-workers,…

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No lease-op moves Palo Verde Unified to seek new headquarters

An accidental discovery by Superintendent Dr. Charles Bush and fellow administrators led to a powerful discussion at the Feb. 5 meeting of the Palo Verde Unified School District’s (PVUSD) Governing Board about relocating the district’s offices from the building where…

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Lois Fischer’s valentine collection on display

In tribute to the late Lois Fischer, a former Benson Unified School District instructor, the Benson Historical Museum is displaying the collection of student valentines she received from pupils throughout her nearly 40 years of teaching at Benson Unified. The…

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Diné College joins Tiny Earth antibiotics initiative

Diné College is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public health crisis facing the world: antibiotic resistance. Professors Barbara Klein and Dr. Shazia Tabassum Hakim, science faculty at Diné College, recently took part in a week-long…

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West Valley girls overcoming STEM biases

A group of West Valley girls saw a lack of representation and diversity in the fields of robotics, so they took matters into their own hands. Now known as the West Valley GEMS, which stands for Girls Empowering, Mentoring and…

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Program using storytelling events to save Navajo language

A group of Navajo Nation elders is using traditional storytelling to try to pass down their Native language to the next generation. The Diné Council of Elders for Peace recently launched a campaign around storytelling events in Gallup, New Mexico,…

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