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Empowering People to Succeed

Empowering People to Succeed The Santa Cruz Center is home to a variety of educational programs and resources being offered locally. Whatever your educational goals are, stop by the center as they have friendly staff ready to assist you.    Dr. Stella Perez – Executive Director / CEO at the Santa Cruz Center. Prior to this role, she worked at ... Read More »

Patagonia High School Graduation Class of 2018

Patagonia High School held their graduation ceremony in the gymnasium on Friday, May 25th at 7:00 p.m. Parents and countless family members were there to support them, along with the school staff, and school district members,  all exhilarated a sense of pride when it came to being there for the soon to be graduates. The stage was decorated in black ... Read More »

Read Across Santa Cruz County

Once again, the Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office and School Superintendent Alfredo I. Velasquez, celebrated, along with 35 Preschools, Private Schools, Charter Schools and Public Elementary Schools within our county, National Read across America/Read on Santa Cruz County Week. With the coordination of Ms. Patricia Barraza-Preciado (Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office,) they had over 130 volunteers from all ... 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 »

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 Actionnetwork.com/allevents.in on Facebook, and by Santa Cruz County Democratic Party. The Women’s March was organized by Christine Courtland.   “Our ... Read More »

Lens on the Border

The Consulate General of Mexico, Santa Cruz Provisional Community College District and Sierra Club Borderlands hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the exhibit “Lens on the Border” on Friday, November 17th at 3:00 p.m. at the college campus. The event was free and open to the public. The event was well attended by the public. The exhibition brought together work from ... Read More »

Power of One Conference 2017

October is always a busy month for the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office as they host a variety of events on promoting domestic violence awareness. Events included peace walks, intimate ceremonies, and social gatherings. The main goal is to help reduce the number of domestic violence cases in Santa Cruz County through prevention and education. Today, community organizations in the ... Read More »

Arizona@Work Hosted A Successful Job Fair

Arizona@Work hosted their 4th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Wednesday, October 11th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This annual event helps dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers in Santa Cruz County. This year a total of 786 people participated in the job fair with ... Read More »

Colorful Festival to Commemorate Mexico’s Independence

The General Consulate of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, commemorated their 207th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence “El Grito” with a colorful festival.The event was held on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Pierson Vocational High School. The event was open to the public with free entertainment from both sister cities. It was hosted by the General Mexican Consulate and the City ... Read More »

Teacher of the Year Awards 2017

The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office and the Nogales Rotary Club held their 10th Annual Teacher of the Year Awards at the Quality Hotel Americana on Friday, August 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. The event’s theme this year were black and white, which were displayed on the tables and ballroom decor. The black and white themed event not only recognizes ... Read More »

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