STATEWIDE ROAD PROJECTS

Girders Go On For New I-10, Sr 87 Interchange Eloy’s new interchange at Interstate 10 and State Route 87 is taking shape. Arizona Department of Transportation crews placed 45,000-lb. girders that will form the deck of the SR 87 bridge, according to an ADOT press release. “The new interchange will be located just north of … Read More…

ABOUT THE COVER

The original photo of the historic Pinal County Courthouse was provided by Michael Joseph Baca. The cover illustration was provided by artist Jacques Laliberte. When asked about the coloring page concept, Laliberte wrote, “A lifelong lover of magazines, shortly after arriving in Prescott I started my own newsletter called Art-rag. Thinking about this cover, the … Read More…

EDUCATION NEWS BITS

Your local schools and colleges are not just the places students go to learn new things. Casa Grande is home to public, private and charter schools that produce top-quality graduates, as well as colleges and trade schools that prepare your children for bright futures. There is big news to share here: A school is celebrating … Read More…

CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE – YOUR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

by Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Since 1969, Central Arizona College serves and educates the diverse communities of Pinal County. With five campuses and three centers located strategically throughout the county, CAC provides accessible, educational, economic, cultural and personal growth opportunities for those of all ages. CAC empowers its students and staff … Read More…

RETHINKING EDUCATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

by Jennifer Weber, The Grande Innovation Academy Education has surpassed the basic three R’s of Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. In order to prepare students for success in college and their careers, a “whole child” approach needs to be taken. The Grande Innovation Academy has devoted time and resources to develop creative spaces to teach the … Read More…

COLLEGE & CAREER READY AT MISSION HEIGHTS

by Amanda Mace, School Leader, Mission Heights Preparatory High School, Casa Grande Education in Arizona has been under serious scrutiny. One area of concern is whether schools are preparing their students for the future. The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has added more college and career readiness standards for a school’s letter grade. According to the … Read More…