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Graduations around Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County was hosting various ceremonies celebrating the graduating class of 2013. Students, educators and parents were hard at work preparing the each schools big night. The Nogales/Santa Cruz Center of Cochise College hosted its recognition ceremony on May 15, 2013 at Oasis Cinema. Nogales High School (NHS) hosted in annual Convocation Ceremony where deserving students received scholarships from ... Read More »

Rio Rico High School Graduation 2013

Rio Rico High School Graduation 2013, a set on Flickr. Read More »

Students of the month

Nogales, March Students of the Month Read More »

Arvizu takes SCC Spelling Bee

Hosted by SCC Superintendent of Schools After severe weather that caused two cancellations the Santa Cruz County (SCC) Spelling Bee was held on February 26, 2013. The event was a complete success and was highly competitive which resulted in sixty rounds of educational performance. The yearly event was hosted by SCC Superintendent of Schools Alfredo I. Velasquez and co-sponsored by ... Read More »

CPR training at NHS

The Nogales High School recently held Cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes for all freshman students but was open to the community. In its fifth year the event is collaboration with the City of Nogales, Nogales Fire Department and Nogales Unified School District.  The classes are four to six hours long and have a cost of $5 to the public, which is the ... Read More »

IME Becas funding is awarded

The Mexican Consulate in collaboration with the Santa Cruz County (SCC) Attorney’s Office and Cochise College of SCC has come together to award scholarships to local students. The scholarship titled “IME Becas” was first awarded in SCC one year ago with funding provided by the Mexican government and the SCC Attorney’s office to students of Latin American decent attending Cochise ... Read More »

SCVUSD No. 35 students score big at AZ Special Olympics Bowling Championship

Six SCVUSD No. 35 students took home first place awards in the 2012 Coronado Area Special Olympics Bowling Competition held in Tucson, Oct. 26. They were: Katya Bernal (Junior), Andrew Ewing (Junior), Manuel Ochoa (Sophomore), Adrian Real (Sophomore), Marco Franco (Sophomore) and Ruben Rodriguez (Freshman). Coming in second were Jose Colosio (Sophomore) and Jesus Navarro (Junior). Brianna Aguila (Freshman) won ... Read More »

Rio Rico HS Principal First AZ Principal Chosen for SAM Project

Carol Cullen, Ph.D. Communications Specialist / Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 Rio Rico High School Principal, Shelly Vroegh, is the first Arizona principal chosen to participate in the National School Administration Manager (SAM) Innovation Project (NSIP) which seeks to enable principals to spend more time on instructional leadership tasks and less time on management tasks. SAM (School ... Read More »

Rio Rico High School Thespians Perform “Clowns Who Read”

RIO RICO, Ariz. Oct. 11, 2012. This morning, the Rio Rico High School Thespians performed the famous Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, Rumplestiltskin, to a cheering audience of district second and third grade students in the high school auditorium. Over 150 young students watched, cheered, and participated in the performance of the classic story of a young woman, Annabella, who is ... Read More »

Helping families prepare for Kindergarten

Opinion by Debbie Curley/ Program Director, Family Resource Centers UA Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County The purpose of the Family Resource Center program is to help families prepare for Kindergarten. I personally do this work because I understand that when students start school behind they have a hard time catching up. And we want to increase the number of kids ... Read More »

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