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Bridges Elementary students are excited about garden project

Bridges Elementary students arrived on campus July 23 to find garden boxes in which they soon would plant vegetables and flowers for all to enjoy and study. Last year, the Higley School District students elected...

Gilbert man stationed aboard U.S. Navy warship

By Brian Glunt GSN Guest Writer A 2016 Campo Verde High School graduate and Gilbert native is serving our country in the Navy, living on the coast of Spain and participating in a critical NATO...

Balancing kids and technology

Parents who want to know how to protect their children online and keep them from becoming too immersed in gaming will want to sign up for a family evening of student and parent education. The...

Playa del Rey Elementary educator teaches to change lives

The personal connection that teacher Robert Schumacher has with special education began years ago while in high school in Michigan. “I kind of fell in love with special education ever since high school, when I...

Red Cross urgently needs blood

The Week Ahead The American Red Cross seeks East Valley donors of all blood types to overcome an ongoing emergency blood shortage. To thank those who donate blood or platelets through Aug. 30, the Red Cross...

ArtVille returning to i.d.e.a. Museum

The eight-week early-learning program ArtVille Academy, designed to prepare youngster for a smooth transition into school, returns on Thursdays from 9 a.m. until noon beginning Aug. 16 at the i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper...

Gilbert caregivers learn what dementia feels like

By Nick Serpa Cronkite News Vilma Bose places headphones over her ears and is greeted by the sounds of droning conversation, a fire engine and a door slamming. Next, she’s escorted to a dimly lit room...

UofA to offer courses in Chandler in fall

The University of Arizona will offer four undergraduate courses in the East Valley at its Chandler campus, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave., beginning this month. Another six courses are planned for spring 2019. Courses offered in...

Gilbert Classical Academy ranked 20th among 20,500 schools

By GSN Staff Gilbert Classical Academy has nabbed a coveted gold medal in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best High Schools ranking after taking the 20th spot among 20,500 schools it analyzed. Tolleson’s University High...

GPS will see 3-way board contest, Higley none

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Two newcomers are vying for seats on the Higley and the Gilbert school boards in the Nov. 6 general election. The race for the Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board promises...