Educators: You’ll REALLY BE APPRECIATED at the MIM in July.
May31

Educators: You’ll REALLY BE APPRECIATED at the MIM in July.

May 31, 2017 Free Admission All Month + Educator Preview Day on July 29th  The Musical Instrument Museum is offering free museum admission for qualifying preschool through 12th-grade educators, school and district administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators will receive free museum admission and other benefits. Educators can pre-register for Educator Preview Day, which will be held at the museum,...

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CCUSD Spanish Students Achieve National Recognition
May21

CCUSD Spanish Students Achieve National Recognition

May 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Congratulations to 33 Spanish Immersion students from Sonoran Trails Middle School in the Cave Creek Unified School District, who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2017 National Spanish Examinations. “Our students continue to surpass expectations in our World Language classrooms,” said Jana Miller, Associate Superintendent. Students from Sonoran...

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CCUSD Inspire Excellence Awards Presented May 18th
May19

CCUSD Inspire Excellence Awards Presented May 18th

 May 18, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District  CCUSD held their “Inspire Excellence Awards” on Wednesday, May 18 at Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center.  The Inspire Excellence Awards are the highest honor given to employees, community member and volunteers of CCUSD.   Janiene Marlow, Director of Human Resource and Recognition Committee member said, “We want to congratulate all the recipients of our Inspire Excellence...

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CCUSD Principal Dolezal Accepts Award from Spanish Embassy in DC
May15

CCUSD Principal Dolezal Accepts Award from Spanish Embassy in DC

May, 2017  Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District   Sonoran Trails Middle School Principal Accepts Award from Spanish Embassy in Washington DC for Excellence in Teaching Spanish Language    Mr. Bill Dolezal, proud principal of Sonoran Trails Middle School (STMS), accepted the award for second place in the National Spanish Instruction Award from the Embassy of Spain. The award ceremony took place on May 5, 2017, at the...

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Medicare Counseling Volunteers Needed
May15

Medicare Counseling Volunteers Needed

Calling All Volunteers: Medicare Counseling at the Area Agency on Aging, Benefits Assistance Program Act Now. Training begins on June 7th. By  Cindy Lee The Benefits Assistance Program at the Area Agency on Aging in Phoenix, AZ is part of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) national network. The SHIP Program in each state is funded to provide free local help for people with Medicare, and also provides advice on...

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Game Changers
May15

Game Changers

May 15, 2017 By Dave Wells   As you know, golf equipment, especially golf clubs, have a big impact on  golf scores. For that reason, my recent winter visit to Scottsdale, Arizona included many club fitting sessions. Why was I looking for new golf clubs? I had just bought a new driver last year and my irons had always done a pretty good job. At least I thought so, after shooting my age some 50 times. However, in the wonderful game...

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Be a Member a Relay Race Team to Fight Cancer
May11

Be a Member a Relay Race Team to Fight Cancer

May 11, 2017 Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center Races for Cancer Set for September 23rd May 11, 2017, Cave Creek, Arizona – The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Cave Creek-Carefree is set for September 23, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM and Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center, an event partner, will be part of the action at Black Mountain Elementary School. The physical address of the school is 33606 N. 60th...

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Be a Volunteer Museum Guide at the MIM
May07

Be a Volunteer Museum Guide at the MIM

July 7, 2017   Do you enjoy music, history, learning about other cultures, helping and teaching others, and a satisfying break from every-day life? If you enjoy any or all of these things, then consider becoming a museum guide at the Musical Instrument Museum.  You don’t have to be an expert. MIM provides the necessary training.   Museum Guide is just one of the many volunteer opportunities that are available at the MIM. For...

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Janelle Perrin is CCUSD Teacher of the Year for 2017
May02

Janelle Perrin is CCUSD Teacher of the Year for 2017

May 1, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Cave Creek Unified School District 2017 Teacher of Year     Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD®) celebrates great teaching with their annual Teacher of the Year celebration.  Janelle Perrin, Special Education Teacher at Cactus Shadows High School, was named CCUSD Teacher of the Year.  Janelle was awarded $3000 and will complete her application for the Arizona...

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Blanch, The Rodeo Queen
Apr30

Blanch, The Rodeo Queen

By J. Douglas Hinds   Jack and I were buddies ‘Bout as close as friends can be I hardly spoke to him He rarely spoke to me   We was ridin’ herd together On the old Conejos Spread And though we rode in silence There was plenty being said   I guess you’d call it instinct When there’s something needin’ done Like the job of cuttin’ cattle When a man and horse are one   We worked that well...

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