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Boy really knows his history Michelle Orsi Joshua Orsi, 14, holds the “National History Bee 2014 Middle School Champion” plaque he won during the Phoenix Regional Finals on Feb. 26 where he competed against 39 other students for the top honor. The homeschooled eighth grader will compete against other middle school students from around the…

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Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

Posted February 28, 2014 by Scout reports

Photo by Gabrielle Kuholski Sean Paul, Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, CyberPatriots technical mentor, stands to be recognized Monday by students, faculty, staff; Soldiers and Civilians in the CSMS gym. Students and supporting faculty and staff of the CyberPatriots team received certificates from Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of…

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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation offers scholarships

Posted February 28, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, officials remind Fort Huachuca housing community residents that applications for The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, or TMOEF, scholarship are now being accepted for the 2014 – 2015 school year. In its 24th year, TMOEF invites all high school seniors and graduates who reside in on-post Mountain Vista Communities-managed housing to…

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General Myer Elementary School All General Myer Elementary School students participated in the Black Inventors Exhibit. Amy Wolfe’s fifth grade class has studied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights and Malcolm X. In Amy Wolfe’s reading groups, students are preparing for the Movie Trailer Red Carpet Premier for the literature circles. Students were broken…

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Local attorneys to provide free legal advice to veterans

Posted February 21, 2014 by Arizona Disabled Veteran Foundation

PHOENIX — As many as 300 Arizona attorneys are volunteering their time to provide free legal advice to U.S. veterans and their spouses. Many of these attorneys will participate in a free legal clinic at the University of Arizona Recreation Building, March 8, 9 a.m – 4 p.m., at The University of Arizona Recreation Building,…

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Housing construction still underway, residents use caution

Posted February 21, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn The handicap accessible playground that used to be located across from Burger King on Fort Huachuca is being relocated to the new Mountain Vista Community Center, 802 Rucker, off the traffic circle by the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. The center will be open to Mountain Vista Communities residents March 11. As…

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Students participate in hands (and feet)-on activity Christen McCracken Quiana Reed, 11, photographs (from left) Sara Michel, 11; Juliana Gonzales, 11; Gillian Overcast, 10; Kayla Batiste, 11; and Ethan Scott, 11, climb around while learning at the Flandrau Planetarium at the University of Arizona in Tucson during a field trip Jan. 19. All fifth grade…

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Smith Middle School technology students win ‘Best in State’ title

Posted February 14, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Suzanne Jennings Top row from left, Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students Thomas Hakes, 13; Joshua Merrick, 13; Joel Pagan, 14; and bottom row, Amber Cassady, 14 and Kelly Riley, 14 win the Verizon Innovative App Challenge “Best in State” middle school title. The students had to design a smartphone application concept that encompassed…

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Nancy Murphy Sean Street, 11, a 4th grade student in Suzi Szymeczek’s class, excels at weaving in Nancy Murphy’s art class. General Myer Elementary School Pam Sherod’s homeroom class has been busy with science projects which were on display at the school Feb. 6 for family night. The students are also wrapping up their unit…

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CSMS CyberPatriots take third place in national semifinal competition

Posted February 7, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Kay Hawkins From left, Justin McCrary, 13, Evan Scarborough, 13, Carson Rice, 12, Sabrina Pierre, 14 and Colin Owen, 13, members of the Colonel Smith Middle School CyberPatriots team, compete in round 2 of the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program Competition, in December, at Cochise College. The Colonel Smith Middle School CyberPatriots, a seven-student…

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