An essay written by a graduate of The Gregory School has been published in the New York Times.
Caitlin McCormick’s college essay was one of four selected for the Times’ Your Money section. Each year, the section solicits entries about money, work or social class from high school seniors.
McCormick, who will be attending Barnard College at Columbia University, previously served as the editor of The Gregory School newspaper, The Gregorian Chant. She is also a board member of the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona.
Her essay was published in print on May 13.
Amphi School District has free summer meals
Amphitheater School District will serve free meals to children 18 and younger during summer break.
Amphitheater Middle, 315 E. Prince Road, Keeling Elementary, 2837 N. Los Altos Ave., and Prince Elementary, 125 E. Prince Road, will serve breakfast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 12:30 to 1 p.m. between June 5 and 29.
Amphitheater High School, 125 W. Yavapai Road, will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 8 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 to 12 p.m. between June 5 and July 14.
Children do not need to be enrolled in Amphi schools to receive meals.
Leman educator picked as Teacher of the Year
A Leman Academy of Excellence teacher has been named Teacher of the Year by the Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co.
Steve Jones was chosen out of more than 500 entries submitted to the company by peers. He was nominated by colleagues, who said Jones has the ability to talk to students in a way that impacts their hearts.
Jones teaches fourth grade at the school’s Marana campus.
Marana PR director Crawley is honored
Marana schools’ public relations director has received an award from the Arizona Education Association.
Tamara Crawley is the winner of the 2017 School Public Relations Partnership Award. She was recognized during a banquet on May 13.
The award recognizes a school public relations professional who has demonstrated a strong partnership between the district, the local education association and the community.
Walden Grove team takes 3rd in contest
A team of students from Walden Grove High School in Sahuarita has won third place in the video category of the 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest.
The civics contest is put on by the federal courts each year. This year’s theme was focused on U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to the incarceration of Japanese-American citizens during World War II.
Anthony Jaber, Frederick Lewis and Joshua Crest were honored at an award reception on May 22.