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The Elephant in the Room

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The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office was recently invited to the state capitol to participate in the 2nd Annual Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family in Phoenix, Arizona on October 24th. The event was hosted by the governor’s office as part of their Red Ribbon Week. The theme of the event  “The Elephant in the Room” was introduced by ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil

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The office of the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office and Victims Services Division hosted their Annual Domestic Violence Official Proclamation March of Peace & Candlelight Vigil in memory of victims of domestic violence who lost their lives, and honor survivors. The goal was to bring community awareness. It was held on Monday, October 3rd at 5:30 p.m. the Santa Cruz ... Read More »

Calabasas School Kicks Off Governor’s Office Healthy Families/Healthy Youth Pilot Program

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Calabasas School is embarking on a new project this year! It is being sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Youth Faith and Family in conjunction with the Office of the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent, Alfredo I. Velásquez. The goal of the program is to prevent drug abuse and addiction through education and training. Both Calabasas School and county staff ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Awards 2016-Western Celebration

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2016 Teacher of the Year Awards Dinner-Western Celebration The Teacher of the Year Awards Dinner took place on Friday August 5th at the Esplendor Resort Sonora Ballroom. The event was co-sponsored by the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office, Mr. Alfredo Velasquez and Nogales Rotary Club, Mr. Abelardo Duran. The event was spearheaded by Ms. Patricia Barraza Preciado special events ... Read More »

Jump Back 2 School 2016

Making a difference for our children at Jump Back 2 School!

The Jump Back to School Committee would like to thank the organizations, volunteers, and sponsors for their support. The event helped to serve more than 1,000 families. There were a total of 508 backpacks distributed the day of the event to children and families in need. Comittee Members: Denisse Melendez Judith Mendoza Mary Lopez Lorenia Tamayo Rosie Ainza Kathy Scott ... Read More »

Annual Children’s Health Fair

Children's Health Fair 2016

The Children’s Health Fair was held on April 30th at the Oasis Theater from 3:00 p.m. The event was hosted by Making Connections 4U, the Nogales Unified School District, The Santa Cruz Superintendent’s Office, and SACASA. The event was held in celebration of Children’s Day. Nogales Unified School District and the Santa Cruz Superintendent’s Office sponsored 200 tickets for the ... Read More »

!Viva Mexico! Mexican Consulate Celebrates the 205th Mexican Independence Day

Celebrates the 205th Mexican Independence Day

On September 12th, the Consulado General de Mexico of Nogales hosted an event in celebration of the 205th Mexican Independence.  Several organizations as well as community leaders of Santa Cruz County were in attendance. The Consulado General de Mexico honored Alfredo Velazquez Superintendent of the Santa Cruz Unified School District, Municipio de Nogales, Nogales International, The Senior Center, and several ... Read More »

Jump Back to School 2015

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On Saturday, July 18, 2015 the 4th Annual Jump Back to School event was held at the Ray Molera Gymnasium at the Nogales High School. The event was organized by the planning committee. Several individuals from different organizations within Santa Cruz come together for the planning of this event. Safeway for several years now has helped to support the Jump ... Read More »

Children’s Health Fair at the Nogales Walmart

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Children’s Health Fair at the Nogales Walmart in honor of Children’s Day. Many government and local non profit organizations were in attendance. The purpose of this event is to not only celebrate Children’s Day but to also provide families with information on health, safety and support. Mayor John Doyle was also in attendance to support the Children’s Health Fair. Children ... Read More »

2nd Annual Santa Cruz County World Autism Awareness Day Celebration

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The  2nd Annual Santa Cruz County World Autism Awareness Day Celebration took place on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Teyechea Park in Nogales, AZ. This event was is held in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day.  In December of 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution which designated April 2nd as World Autism Awareness ... Read More »

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