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RRHS AP and Cambridge Students Honored

Thirty-five students from Rio Rico High School (RRHS) were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievement in the Cambridge International Examinations program, the Advanced Placement Program, or for achieving the status of “Candidates for the Grand Canyon Diploma.” Thirteen students received prestigious awards from Cambridge International Examinations to acknowledge their outstanding performance in the May 2018 Cambridge examination series, an ... Read More »

1st place in Sixth Annual Sodexo Future Chef Competition

Calabasas third grade student, Mia Alejandra Durazo, won first place with her dish, vegetable quesadillas, in the final competition of the Sixth Annual Sodexo Future Chef Competition held at Calabasas School. The theme this year was “Healthy Mexican Food.” Durazo competed against four finalists for the grand prize. Finalists and their dishes included: Andrea Arias, Calabasas, grade 3, Stuffed Avocados ... Read More »

Technolochicas Lift South Conference

On Monday, March 25th, Santa Cruz County celebrated the first Technolochicas Lift South 32 Santa Cruz County Conference at the Santa Cruz Center in Nogales.  Approximately 200 students, teachers, school governing board members along with other dignitaries enjoyed interacting with a panel Technolochicas.  Six Latinas prominent in their STEM-related fields: (Beatris Medes from Microsoft, Ilse Alcantara from NASA, Neiza Torrico ... Read More »

6th Annual World Autism Month Celebration

The Southern Arizona Autism Association hosted their 6th Annual World Autism Month Celebration on Saturday, April 6th, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Teyechea Park.It was a binational event where over 50 vendors were invited, with 5 organizations from Nogales, Sonora. It was a free event open to the public with 500 people in attendance, where they had the opportunity ... Read More »

Mayor’s Corner-May Echoes

Greetings to Everyone! Over the past month, many things have been happening in our beautiful Nogales! Hands-Free Ordinance/Law- We are pleased to announce the Hand-Free Ordinance was passed on Wednesday, April 3 by Mayor and Council.    Motorists traveling on Nogales roads will soon only be using hands-free devices. Under this ordinance, law enforcement officers are allowed to pull over a ... Read More »

People that “echo”-First Lady Cathy Garino

This month “people that echo” is proud to introduce our First Lady Cathy Garino. Mrs. Garino is not new to the stage of public service. Her husband Mayor Arturo Garino is one of the most accomplished public servants in Nogales serving a second term as mayor. He served as mayor in 2010. After Mayor Garino completed his term in 2014, ... Read More »

Southern Arizona Autism Association Joins Forces

The Southern Arizona Autism Association joined forces with a new non profit under Wild and Free Ranch to bring a social and life skills program for children pre K- 12th grade . This is the first inclusive and adaptive program focused on team building , building self esteem and working on fine motor skills. Each participant has an opportunity to ... Read More »

Read Across Santa Cruz County

Once again, the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office and School Superintendent Alfredo I. Velásquez, celebrated, along with 35 Private Schools, Charter Schools and Public Elementary Schools within our county, National Read Across America/Read on Santa Cruz County Week from February 28th to March 8th. With the coordination of Ms. Patricia Barraza- Preciado (Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office,) they ... Read More »

Mayor Corner-April Echoes

As Mayor of our beautiful and peaceful city, I continue to strive to work cooperatively with the City Council and everyone for the benefit of our community.  I care about what happens and my door is always open. If you would like to make an appointment to see me, feel free to make an appointment with my executive assistant, Liza ... Read More »

One Stop Shop Insurance

Santa Cruz County has a One Stop Shop Insurance location to meet consumer needs. Right Choice Insurance and Taxes offers a variety of insurance products those include: medical, car, home life, and final benefits insurance plans. Right Choice Insurance specializes in Medicare Insurance Plans. They help consumers understand their health benefits and find additional coverage to meet their healthcare needs. ... Read More »

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