HANDEL’S “MESSIAH” – COMMUNITY CHORUS

by Marilyn Cooper-Lunt, Choir Director/Conductor, Tom Beckett and others, Handel’s “Messiah” Our 15th annual Tri-community performance of Handel’s “Messiah” is now in rehearsals. Little did I know It would become a wonderful gathering of about 150 people ages 12 to 95, representing many faiths and including vocalists, instrumentalist, pianists and others who help make it … Read More…

HOMETOWN HERO

by Donna McBride, Pinal County Program Administrator II, CASA of Pinal County, and Pam Burke, Pinal County Juvenile Court CASA Coordinator, CASA of Pinal County The holidays are here, and excitement is in the air. Santa is the “hometown hero” for many children this time of the year – but only for some children, unfortunately. … Read More…

CHARACTER COUNTS

Kids teaching character through actions All the education degrees, money in the bank or professional attributes just can’t add up to the importance of a person’s integrity. The character of a person shows his or her true colors. Teaching good character is a responsibility of parents, schools and the community. The concept is simple. There … Read More…

MEET THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT

Veteran educator Dr. JoEtta Gonzales joins Casa Grande Elementary School District by Bryan Harris, Ed.D., Director of Professional Development & Public Relations, Casa Grande Elementary School District In April 2016, following an extensive nationwide search, Dr. JoEtta Gonzales was selected to follow Dr. Frank Davidson as the next superintendent of the Casa Grande Elementary School District. … Read More…