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At Coolidge Unified School District’s January 9th regular Governing Board meeting, Outstanding Service Awards were presented to employees from Mountain Vista Middle School and San Tan Foothills High School.Eva Carranza and Gary Carbonneau were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the students of Coolidge Unified School District.
A fire broke out this morning, Jan 11th, in the Pecan Creek South subdivision in San Tan Valley, AZ.
The fire started in the garage, and fortunately was contained to that area.
Rural Metro firefighters were first on scene and had a lot of heavy smoke coming from the garage area. Firefighters were able to put the fire out.
The residence of the home had left to go to work and school before the fire started.
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
School and District News
1. District enrollment is 4,602 students which includes Community Pre-K through Grade 12.
Sitting in her new office inside the renovated 1891 Pinal County Courthouse, San Tan Valley’s District 2 Supervisor Cheryl Chase says she is more than ready to hit the ground running.
“Pinal County has so much untapped potential,” Supervisor Chase said. “I think it is incumbent that we as a Board of Supervisors find out how to best move this county forward to bring jobs so our residents can work and live in the same location.”
Banner Health soon will offer an ongoing mobile health unit which will travel to schools throughout the Valley each week to provide primary care for thousands of uninsured and underinsured children. The new service begins Jan. 14.The “Banner Children’s Healthmobile” is a licensed outpatient treatment center that will operate just like a mobile doctor’s office, offering children up to 21 years of age treatment for health problems, physicals for camp or sports, and routine annual check-ups.
Arizona continues to see an increase in flu activity. As of the final week in 2012, the state had 790 cases for the season and 190 of those were new cases confirmed through laboratory testing. Pinal and 13 other counties were reporting increased flu activity.
Flu shots through the Pinal County Public Health are just $15, a bargain compared to the cost of cold and flu medicines or trips to the doctor's office and missed work. Flu shots are easier to find than ever before with major drug stores and grocery stores offering the shots. Some of these locations are able to submit claims for insurance reimbursement.
On Friday, January 4, 2013, at 6:15 p.m. the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle collision on Bella Vista Road approximately one quarter mile west of Quail Run in San Tan Valley.
When deputies arrived on scene, they observed a 1997 Toyota 4 Runner crashed into an SRP metal power pole with a concrete retainer.
The sole occupant of the vehicle was Donna Love, (age 47 of San Tan Valley). Ms. Love was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Paladin Sports Outreach is hosting its 1st Annual Kids Fest here in the San Tan Valley.
We are a local 501(c)3 non profit and have been serving the San Tan Valley area for over 4 years.
This free event will be on January 12th from 12 to 4pm located at the J.O. Combs Traditional Academy (Combs/Gantzel).
Don't miss out on games and activities for kids of all ages, bounce houses, face painting, coloring tent, BMX bike demo, a live DJ and much more!
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