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GPS superintendent may leave for Hawaii position
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GPS superintendent may leave for Hawaii position

May 5th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
BY SRIANTHI PERERA Gilbert Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto is one of two finalists being considered for a top education position in Hawaii. Hawaii’s Board of Education confirmed that Kishimoto is in the...
Teen overcomes childhood illnesses to participate in beauty pageant
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Teen overcomes childhood illnesses to participate in beauty pageant

May 5th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
BY SRIANTHI PERERA Every mother feels that her child is a miracle. But Diane Passafiume of Gilbert possibly has a bigger claim than most. Her daughter, Alyssa, a 17-year-old junior at Williams Field High School, was born with...
Five more GPS schools receive A+ ratings
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Five more GPS schools receive A+ ratings

May 5th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
BY SRIANTHI PERERAFive schools in the Gilbert Public Schools district and Eduprize School, Gilbert received “A+ School of Excellence” titles from the Arizona Educational Foundation recently. The GPS schools are Superstition...
Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta
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Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta

April 1st, 2017 | by Santan Sun
STORY & PHOTOS BY KATHY KERBY Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta opened in 2008 in Patterson Landing on the northeast corner of Val Vista Drive and Guadalupe Road in Gilbert. Mike and Tony Casanova have been so successful that...
Clever Koi serves Asian inspired nifty eats
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Clever Koi serves Asian inspired nifty eats

March 15th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
by Kathy Kerby Clever Koi is an Asian inspired kitchen featuring food from Thailand, Korea, China, Vietnam and Japan. This is the second location for owners Josh James, Nick Campisano and Jared Porter. According to general...
Adult education students make good progress in Queen Creek
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Adult education students make good progress in Queen Creek

March 13th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Stephanie Ingersoll/Special to GSN Encouraging life-long learning is the goal of the Adult Education Program in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Every week, more than 300 adult students attend class in the morning and...
Everybody Loves Flowers
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Everybody Loves Flowers

March 12th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
by Srianthi Perera When Arizona native Mireille Helm took up floral design, it bloomed into a third career. Half-dozen years later, everything is coming up roses. “It is so fun to bring joy to people with flowers,” said Helm,...
Take the Right Steps in Selecting a Dance Studio
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Take the Right Steps in Selecting a Dance Studio

March 11th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
Special to GSN/Lucy Mulligan, iDance Studio & Performing Arts, Gilbert     So, you think you want your child to dance, but you aren’t sure where to start? Just as you would perform your due diligence before...
Gilbert oncology nurse helps young son survive cancer
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Gilbert oncology nurse helps young son survive cancer

March 1st, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By a Staff Writer Since emerging from the fog she and her family were trapped in for nine months in 2012 and 2013, Jennifer Stahlecker has remarked time and again, “As a mom, this experience helped me appreciate every little...
Warm and inviting, Biscuits in Gilbert a great place for a leisurely brunch
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Warm and inviting, Biscuits in Gilbert a great place for a leisurely brunch

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Kathy Kerby If you are looking for a homespun place to enjoy breakfast or lunch, look no further than Biscuits on N. Gilbert Road, located just west of Sam’s Club. The owner, Lloyd Melton, has three locations (the other two...