After zipping up and turning out the lights and leaving the building on the 39th annual YCCA Home and Garden Show this past weekend, I knew exactly where I was going to go with our column.
Franklin Phonetic students reach Project Citizen Nationals
Franklin Phonetic School’s gifted students might soon be responsible for a public policy on heavy backpacks if their Project Citizen project is selected among at least 10 other groups’ projects, said Franklin Phonetic School teacher Kristi Goeke.
Sophia Gonzalez is an amazing 5-year-old student with a radiant smile and a wonderful laugh.
We are in the process of doing some upgrades in our home, and curious as to the return on investment for outdoor projects.
Back in October, the Prescott Valley Public Library staff was talking about a new grant from the state library which eventually fell into their laps, said Prescott Valley Public Library Adult Services Librarian Jennifer Kim, with Adult Services Librarian Michele Hjorting calling it one of the most interesting things the library has ever done.
Missile engineer finds happiness becoming a teacher
Bradshaw Mountain High School math teacher Stephen Ross said he always wanted to be a teacher, it just took him 35 years longer than he expected.
Lake Valley Elementary School would like to nominate Paige Chilicky, sixth-grade student, for our Student of the Week.
We are building a new home in Prescott and I say, “custom cabinets,” and my husband says, “prefab cabinets.”
She’s been helping veterans since 2013
It was four years ago, in the day leading up to Pearl Harbor Days 2013 when Prescott Valley resident Kassy Holme’s neighbors asked if she wanted help plant flags across town for the VFW Post 10227.
PV Performing Arts puts on Willy Wonka Jr.
When Willy Wonka Jr. became one of the options from the Prescott Valley Playhouse Board of Directors, Director Brook Williams said she thought it would be a great opportunity to direct children again, calling it her passion.
Humboldt teacher found her passion by accident
Back when she ran a camp for special needs children as the physical education director, Humboldt Elementary School Resource Teacher Deb Galliers said she loved it so much that when she went back to college, she changed her major.
We are building a new home in Yavapai County and are considering some Smart Home technology.
GHMS teacher looks for a passion to write
Three years ago, Glassford Hill Middle School seventh grade language arts teacher Erika Dahm said she was slowly putting herself through school and after moving to Arizona and attending the University of Arizona, realized she didn’t like the area.
Prescott Valley Library highlights a blend of two cultures
Having started working with Hopi quilters more than 20 years ago, Carolyn O’Bagy Davis said she’s had several exhibits on the art of Hopi quilting, including a traveling exhibit and one at the Smithsonian, and has written a book on the subject and was part of a PBS documentary.
We need a new air conditioning unit and would like your advice on how to select a contractor. — Ed and Susie, Cottonwood.
Five years ago, Lake Valley Elementary School second grade teacher Lisa Busk said her mother and bosses at the Boys & Girls Club convinced her to go into teaching, something she never saw herself doing before.
Mountain View Outstanding Student Award
Hailey is a fourth-grader who has a passion for writing, reading, and singing. She especially loves to write about herself and others but dabbles in non-fiction text as well.
Making a difference motivated her to earn the top honor
About 13 years ago, Prescott Valley resident Ellie Bowen said she saw that her mother was a leader in the Girl Scouts and that her sister had done it, making her want to join in.
If you like chewy cookies, you will love these Apple Cobblestone cookies. I gave some to my friend, and she immediately asked for the recipe, saying she loved them. I hope you will too.
The product you are talking about is DEKTON, a new material that has arrived on the market with superior performance and has multi-use applications.
Happy new homeowners we are to Prescott.
PV student returns to nationals for the second straight year
Prescott Valley School fifth grader Laureli Potter is on her way to the National Archery tournament for the second year in a row.
Adrienne Houston teacher of the year for Coyote Springs
When she was only 18 years old, Coyote Springs Kindergarten Teacher Adrienne Houston started off at the school as an elementary volunteer while in college to see how teaching works.
Kale Onsaga is a four-year-old student at Bright Futures Preschool.
Our readers send “household tips” and lately, I have received a bunch of remedies so I thought it might be time to write a column on using household products for cleaning.