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Workshop

Photos: Former NFL players speak to Chandler student athletes

Chandler student athletes attended a special workshop event featuring former NFL players for a unique opportunity to gain advice on managing success on and off the field. On Feb. 6, the Touchdown …
EDUCATION

CUSD to address mental health in study session

Just before public comments at a Jan. 18 meeting, CUSD Governing Board Chair Jason Olive said the board plans to hold a study session on mental health among students prior to its regular meeting on …
Movies

Chandler International Film Festival closes its curtains with a bang

The Chandler International Film Festival closed the curtain on its final night with a red-carpet event and award ceremony Jan. 29. The ceremony was held at wedding venue, SoHo63 in downtown …

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development

Chandler residents, city oppose county-island apartments

A planned development that was a hot topic at some recent Chandler City Council meetings wasn’t about any city developments at all. The Landings at Ocotillo is the associated with a large, …
Education

Arizona lawmakers debate educational spending measure

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are taking the first tentative steps to ensure that public schools don’t have to shut down before the end of the academic year.

Chandler event focuses on coding, computer science

Chandler-area parents, do you have students interested in coding or even passionate? More importantly, do you have students who are not sure if they will like coding or computer science …
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Chandler-Gilbert CC partners with city for paid internships

CHANDLER — Chandler-Gilbert Community College has partnered with the City of Chandler to provide paid internships for CGCC students. These internships offer a wide-variety of experiences in …
super bowl week

Gila River Casino 'big game' events include Cardi B show

CHANDLER — Events are scheduled to happen all over the Valley in the week leading up to Super Bowl 57, and  Gila River Resorts & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass., located south of Loop 202 …
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CHANDLER EDUCATION
EDUCATION

Education savings art contest open to statewide students

The second-annual AZ529 Future Career Art Contest, which launches Monday, Jan. 30, asks students from across Arizona to draw, paint or find a creative way to make an art piece representing their dream job.
Education

Kyrene governing board swears in new members

The Kyrene Elementary School District governing board swore in one new member and one reelected member on Jan. 10. Former Sen. Sean Bowie swore in new board member Triné Nelson and …

Rotary Club of Sun Lakes contest encourages student interest in math and science

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes recently partnered with the Society of Automotive Engineers on a project designed to promote math and science learning  at Fulton Elementary School in the Chandler …
EDUCATION

Open 2023-24 enrollment soon to be underway for Chandler USD

CHANDLER — Even though classes weren’t set to resume for Chandler Unified School District students until Jan. 10, parents of many students spent part of the winter break preparing for …
Education

Great Hearts Archway Lincoln scores best from Arizona Department of Education

Great Hearts Lincoln is Arizona’s top-scoring school, according to data recently released by the Arizona State Board of Education. There were 1,342 others competing for that …
Chandler Neighbors & Business Reporting
Business
Economy

East Valley riding wave of technology growth in region

The East Valley has been reaping the benefits of the technology sector’s growth in Arizona and Greater Phoenix. The area has seen growth through several corridors across the region, making it a major player in Arizona’s designation as the “Silicon Desert,” a term that has hovered over the area for decades.
TOURISM

Valley, state leisure hospitality sector rebounding

It’s resort season in the Valley and state. That means it’s cool enough here to want to get away from the freeze over there. This year’s resort season, at least in the Valley, …
Donation Drive

U.S. Egg partners with Arizona Helping Hands for toy drive

U.S. Egg, a Valley breakfast and lunch spot, is teaming up with Arizona Helping Hands this November for its annual toy and pajama drive benefiting boys and girls in foster care. Arizona Helping …
Foodie Watch

Flower Child's Arizona restaurants team up with Suns' Cam Johnson

This NBA season, Flower Child is teaming up with Cam Johnson to bring fans a game-day meal experience by launching a partnership between the Phoenix Suns basketball player and the …
Business

Local hand lettering artist puts success into writing

Emma Reum knows how daunting building an online business can be — as a hand letterer and designer, Reum built Etchings by Emma with her own hands. The Chandler local offers personally crafted …
Neighbors
Chandler’s inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award winners honored

The city of Chandler’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division recently hosted a private reception to celebrate the winners of the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards program. The …

Organization holding Valentine's Day card drive for seniors

Account raises more than $600K for Chandler drowning victims' families 

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