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Ranch bred Physiologist-Dean Fish

Faint images of rugged men taming the old West run through most of our minds when thinking of the traditional cowboy. Images of men out in the Arizona desert tending cattle, fierce battles between Native Americans over different disputes and equally strong women alongside their men are easily conjured in our imaginations. Santa Cruz County has the real thing when ... Read More »

2011 Teacher of the Year

The Santa Cruz Superintendent of Schools, in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club, named its 2011 Teacher of the Year on Friday, August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored The event is a year long process in which funding is sought, preparations and nominees are submitted ... Read More »

Teacher of the year 2011

The Santa Cruz Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club has named its 2011 Teacher of the Year this past August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored but a runner up and a grand prizewinner was announced. The event is a year long process ... Read More »

HIPPY Program Planting Seeds of Learning

For the past five years the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) has been preparing children in Santa Cruz County for a successful future. The program is one of four initiatives from the Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, Alfredo I. Velasquez. This program provides parents of three, four and five year old children with the educational tools ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County One Stop holds law enforcement empowerment seminar

As the successful summer work program comes to a conclusion, the SCC One Stop held a seminar to encourage young adults to learn about and/or pursue careers as peace officers in our local law enforcement agencies. Speakers included local officers, attorneys and staff who spoke about the importance of education, dedication, and hard work to reach the goals of our ... Read More »

One-Stop Career Center holds event

The Santa Cruz County One-Stop Career Center held an event filled with entertainment, food and fun on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Student participants, employers and members of the community were invited to attend and participate in the celebration of a successful summer program. Entertainment featured raffles from prize baskets and basketball shoot outs. The event also featured a variety of ... Read More »

2nd Back to School Blitz

Greater community participation in the 2nd Back to School Blitz for Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35 which took place at Rio Rico High School this past Saturday, July 23, 2011. Read More »

Teacher of the Year

The Santa Cruz County Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club is preparing to host its annual Teacher of the Year Awards and Ceremony. With teacher nominees from around the county, SCC Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez and the Nogales Rotary Club is in charge of overseeing and coordinating every last detail of pulling off, once again, an amazing ceremony ... Read More »

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY GRADUATIONS

Graduations in Santa Cruz County which included all area schools. Read More »

DARE celebrate graduation

Every year schools celebrate graduation, be it transitions from kindergarten to first grade or middle school to high school, but not all of them have lions! The Nogales Police departments DARE program graduation does and his name is Daren. Daren is the official mascot for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, which pioneered prevention efforts when it was founded ... Read More »

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