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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 »

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 »

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 »

Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office Giving Children a Voice!

The County Attorney’s Office works closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners on child abuse issues.  The office also works with local nonprofit and community organizations, schools, and other governmental agencies to reduce family violence and child abuse. Child abuse cases are typically reported first to a law enforcement agency like the Nogales Police Department or Santa Cruz ... Read More »

World Down Syndrome Day Proclamation

On March 21st, the Mayor of Nogales Arizona and the Santa Cruz County Down syndrome community hosted a special event honoring World Down Syndrome Day. Mayor Arturo Garino made the proclamation for World Down Syndrome Day, it is the first in the history of Santa Cruz County. The event was followed by a documentary on children with Down syndrome living ... Read More »

SCVUSD35 Hosts STEAM and Wellness Night

Over 800 individuals attended the recent SCV35 Family STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) and Wellness Night at Calabasas K8 School. The event is a spinoff and expansion of previous years’ successful “Science Night at Calabasas” hosted by Calabasas Science teacher Oscar Villasenor. This year, Villasenor, SCVUSD curriculum representatives and the Event Planning Committee combined efforts to double the ... Read More »

Tumacácori Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days in 2019

Tumacácori National Historical Park will waive its entrance fee on four days in 2019.The four entrance fee-free days for 2019 will be: ● Saturday, April 20 – Start of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day ● Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Birthday ● Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day ● Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day ... Read More »

Santa Cruz Center Hosts a Meet & Greet

On February 7, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. the Santa Cruz Center and the South32 Mining hosted  its annual meet and greet luncheon with Pima Community College Lee Lambert for the second year. The event was held at Mr. C’s. The purpose of the luncheon was for Santa Cruz County community members to learn more about Pima Community College in Santa ... Read More »

Valentine’s Extravaganza Hosted by SCPLC

On Thursday, February 14, 2019  the Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection (SCPLC) hosted a celebration of appreciation for children with special needs  their families and community members of Santa Cruz County. Children were greeted and were welcomed to enter the BallRoom where dozens of pink, red, lavender and white balloons where on the floor for them to enjoy. Kids received ... Read More »

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