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TECHNOLOchicas LiFT Program

The Televisa Foundation and the LULAC Institute, with the support of the Intel Foundation, selected four Santa Cruz County middle schools to participate in the Intel She Will Connect: TECHNOLOchicas LiFT Initiative. In partnership with Alfredo I. Velásquez and the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office, a grant was awarded to Desert Shadows, Wade Carpenter, Calabasas, and Coatimundi middle schools ... Read More »

Pioneer of the Industry

Looking for the right insurance company to handle your insurance needs can be rather confusing buy it is important to find an agent who can help save you money while providing the best coverage. Finding a good insurance agent that understands your needs are hard to find. Jorge Guayante has over 22 years experience working as an insurance agent. He ... Read More »

District Recognized for Increasing Access and Performance

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (SCVUSD35) in Arizona has been named a College Board Advanced Placement® District of the Year for being the national leader among small-sized school districts — defined as having fewer than 8,000 students — in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program ® (AP®) courses while simultaneously improving AP Exam performance. Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District students, ... Read More »

People that “echo”-Alberto Durazo

This month’s people that “echo” recognizes Alberto Durazo.  It is estimated that nearly 50 percent of all Americans ages 15 to 54 experience a psychiatric disorder at some point in their lives. He is a strong advocate for people who struggle with mental health issues. “I can honestly say working in the field of mental health can be a challenging ... Read More »

Stephen Schadler Tapped as Finalist for National Coach of the Year

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association announced last week the advancement of Stephen Schadler from Rio Rico High School as a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) national coach of the year in the sport of Boys Cross Country. Eight finalists in this sports category from across the nation will be honored during The National ... Read More »

San Cayetano Elementary Celebrates 2018 NEHS Induction of New Members

This week, San Cayetano Elementary inducted 21 new members into the National Elementary Honor Society and welcomed back 3 from last year. “Membership in the San Cayetano Elementary chapter of the National Honor Society has been earned by candidates through the effective demonstration of the four qualities that serve as standards for the Society,” said Miranda Valencia, San Cayetano NEHS ... Read More »

Spelling Bee 2018

The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office hosted their 2018 Spelling Bee Contest. The event was held on Friday, February 2, 2018. The event coordinators: Marisol Chiquete-Bolaina, and Julie A. Ulrich. It was held at the Santa Cruz County Complex. The Spelling Bee began with a pledge of allegiance followed with a warm welcome by the Santa Cruz County Superintendent  Alfredo ... Read More »

Making an Impact-Pinal Hispanic Council

From the moment you walk into Pinal Hispanic Council members are made to feel welcomed. This speaks volumes about the type of help you will receive.Pinal Hispanic Council has been in Santa Cruz County for 7 years. It was founded as a grassroots organization focusing on education and behavioral health. In 1987, PHC began to develop and implement a comprehensive ... Read More »

The Essence of Volunteer Work

The act of donating one’s time freely and willingly for the common good of others without a monetary or financial gain are volunteers. Whenever They are an essential component in our community. Whenever we come across people who at any given time or place who hold others’ wellbeing above themselves are “priceless” to our community. If only more people in ... Read More »

Nogales Women’s March

Women’s March demonstrations took place all across America. The second annual event was packed with even more passion.Nogales held their Women’s March locally too. A group of local activists gathered for the Nogales Women’s March. The event was sponsored by on Facebook, and by Santa Cruz County Democratic Party. The Women’s March was organized by Christine Courtland.   “Our ... Read More »

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