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Commit to being a safe driver daily through October 26 on behalf of new drivers in Rio Rico. Rio Rico, AZ 10.22.13 — Rio Rico High School is rallying residents in Rio Rico to commit to being a safe driver and possibly win a Celebrate My Drive® grant for their school. Supporting Rio Rico High School shows our community is ... Read More »

Lourdes Catholic School senior selected as National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

Lourdes Catholic School senior and NHRP Scholar Gerardo Perez Lourdes Catholic School senior Gerardo Perez has been selected by the College Board as a 2013-14 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar. Perez is one of 5,300 Hispanic/Latino students selected from a nationwide pool of over 259,000 who took the PSAT/NMSQT™ /PAA™ in 2012. The NHRP was started in 1983 to ... Read More »

New facilities for college

Click here to download event audio The Santa Cruz County Provisional Community College District recently celebrated the grand opening of its new facilities at 2021 N Grand Ave, Nogales, AZ just North of the local Walgreens. The college was previously located in downtown Nogales 1904 Historic Courthouse and has been open since 2003. The grand opening event on October 9, ... Read More »

RRHS Sophomore, Brianna Brown, Chosen for AZ Governor’s Youth Commission

Carol Cullen, Ph.D. Communications Specialist / Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 Santa Cruz County will now have a representative sitting on Governor Brewer’s Youth Commission. Rio Rico High School student, Brianna Brown, was recently selected to serve on the Commission which works directly with the Governor’s Office on Children, Youth and Families. The purpose of the Governor’s ... Read More »

The Nogales Summit for Youth Leadership program 2013 at Wade Carpenter Middle School

The program is a collaboration with SCC Superintendent of Schools Alfredo I. Velasquez, NUSD and students from Harvard University. Inspirational speaker Gabe Murfitt addresses the crowd of students from around Santa Cruz County. Read More »

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 »

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