Wednesday, November 13, 2013 11:00 pm
(StatePoint) Whether the students in your life are in high school and dreaming about their future majors, or in the middle of their college careers, the holiday season is a great opportunity to shower them with gifts that quench their thirst for knowledge and foster their academic interests.
Friday, November 1, 2013 1:30 pm
Six years ago I was on the cusp of what I considered a major bummer of a birthday. I couldn’t bring myself to call it what it was (thirty), so I adopted a catchy phrase from some Drew Barrymore movie I remembered and loudly proclaimed that I would be celebrating my twenty-ten birthday that year. I might not have been able to get around the technicality of the number itself, but I refused to say it out loud.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Writing is fundamental to learning, and humans have been doing it since the first cave dwellers used the end of a stick to smudge drawings on the walls of their homes. Parents thinking of buying a tablet for their child may think touchscreen technology is heralding the end of writing for their kids. Not so, education and technology pros say. A new generation of “pens,” designed for use with tablets and touchscreens, is bringing one of the oldest human communication tools into classrooms that have already entered the digital age.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 3:00 am
With children back in school, it is important to arm them with a
nutritious diet. While the lure of fast food and quick meals can be
enticing, fueling kids with healthy foods and a well-rounded diet
can be easier than parents think.
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Monday, May 17, 2010 11:00 pm
Tohono Chul Park will be the setting for "Creative Horizons:
Native American Children's Art," an exhibit of artwork by children
from kindergar¬ten to high school borrowed from the collection of
the Native Education Alliance.
Photo courtesy of Tohono Chul Park, Martinez Lyons created this work, titled "Ira Hayes."
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:00 pm
For the June 4, 2008, issue.
Tuesday, May 9, 2006 11:00 pm
February 8, 2006 - Every election cycle in Oro Valley, the
EXPLORER asks candidates for council or mayor a number of questions
to determine their stand on the major issues. This year, the
EXPLORER only asked three questions, the answers to which should
provide voters with key information about the most important issues
in this election. The answers are below in this order: Mayor's
race, incumbent first, challenger second; council race, incumbents
first, challengers second, in alphabetical order.
Wednesday, August 31, 2005 11:00 pm
A plan to have one of the largest regional parks in the county
completed as early as 2009 will be discussed at the end of this
month by the Oro Valley town council.
Wednesday, November 10, 2004 12:00 am
Nov. 3, 2004 - With substantial growth on the horizon in Marana,
the town has taken steps to balance wildlife preservation with
development by creating a habitat conservation plan. A draft of the
plan was adopted at an Oct. 19 council meeting.
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 11:00 pm
Sept. 22, 2004 - During the hottest moments of the afternoon,
when many Oro Valley residents are tucked away in air-conditioned
living rooms or offices or are retreating poolside to escape
100-plus degree temperatures, the men and women of the Oro Valley
street departments are out working somewhere between the blazing
sun and stifling asphalt, upkeeping the quality roadways of their
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:00 pm