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Registration begins Aug. 2 for CAC’s ESL classes in Northern, Western Pinal County

Pre-registration for Central Arizona College’s English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA or ESL) classes will start on Thursday, Aug. 2.

Students should preregister at any one of CAC’s 10 locations in Pinal County and must show proof of legal presence in the United States.

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Register now for Orientation to College program

In preparation for the new academic year that begins in August, Central Arizona College students now may register online, over the phone, or in person for one of eight orientations available at five locations across Pinal County as well as online.

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Ranch Kindergarten Visits the Museum

Ranch kindergartners had the privilege of visiting the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa.

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Ranch Elementary Science Fair

Ada Sam, 2nd Grader

Ranch Elementary second grade students just wrapped up a three month study of scientific research.

Students first participated in a school science experiment where they tested "Does Sound Play a Role in Concentration."

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Pumpkin Character Book Reports

Brooke stated that STRIPES is her favorite book!

The First Graders at Ranch Elementary sure are creative!

The students were given a family homework assignment. The students selected a story book that they wanted to read. Together the family read the book and discussed the events of the story with a focus on the main character in the story.

The next part of the assignment is where the creativity began. Each student needed to transform a pumpkin into the main character of the storybook without carving the pumpkin.

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Professor from China, students from Brazil will join CAC community this fall as part of exchange program

Central Arizona College anticipates welcoming new students and faculty from abroad.

Northeastern University in Shenyang, China, again will be sending a visiting professor to teach at CAC during this coming fall semester. Professor Hao Lixia, who is part of the English teaching faculty in the NEU Foreign Studies College, will arrive in time for the fall semester.

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Prestigious Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence brings Brazilian professor to Central Arizona College

By Tom Di Camillo, Director of Media & Community Events PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Thanks to a grant from the prestigious Fulbright Scholar-in-Residenc...

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Poston Butte Receives Spotlight on Innovation Award

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal presenting Poston Butte Principal Dr Richards with the Spotlight Innovation Award

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, spent some time Monday morning at Poston Butte High School. During a school wide assembly he was able to see and hear how "Bronco Strong" the students and faculty really are. He watched the cheer and pom squads perform, listened to the band play and even got to watch the principal, Dr Tim Richards, run around the basketball court encouraging half the students to yell "Bronco" and the other half to yell "Strong". It was quite a high energy assembly, but what was it all about?

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Poston Butte High School’s Ryan Arbon Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

On May 4th, the Florence Unified School District was informed that Ryan Arbon, Senior at Poston Butte High School, was named a United States Presidential Scholar.

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Poston Butte High School’s Coach Paul Moro Awarded “Frank Kush Lifetime Achievement Award”

On March 14, Poston Butte High School Varsity Football Coach Paul Moro received the “Frank Kush Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award” from the National Football Foundation. 

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Sabercat Homecoming a GREAT Time for MVMS Wolverines!

The Mountain Vista Middle School Wolverines again had the opportunity to celebrate homecoming week, September 24-28, 2012.  The Wolverine Student Council planned spirit week activities all week:

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Rocktacular returns to Central Arizona College on Oct. 28


PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus will be the location of the latest Rocktacular on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.

With CAC’s Don P. Pence Center for Visual & Performing Arts undergoing extensive renovations, the show will be held in the plaza in front of the campus’ Student Services (M) Building.

The concert will showcase the talents of students in the college’s entertainment industry technology (EIT) program’s performance skills class. In addition, students from the program’s songwriting class will perform.

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Responding to the call

With demand increasing for trained pub­lic safety personnel, Central Arizona College is poised to capitalize on the surging growth industry following an extensive evaluation of its emergency services, fire science and law enforcement training programs.

In the spring the director positions for Central Arizona Regional Law Officers Training Academy and for CAC’s fire sci­ence/ emergency medical services program became vacant, creating a unique oppor­tunity to do an internal study of the entire public safety program.

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Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future: Black History Month Celebration at CAC

Central Arizona College invites the community to come together and commemorate Black History Month.

Remembering the Past and Shaping the Future: Black History Month Celebration will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on The Green at the Signal Peak Campus. The campus is located at 8470 N Overfield Rd. between the cities of Coolidge and Casa Grande.

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Registration underway for 2nd Arizona Summit on Volunteerism & Service Learning at CAC


PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – For the second consecutive year, Central Arizona College will host the Arizona Summit on Volunteerism and Service Learning.

Open to the public, the summit will be held on Nov. 4-5 at the college’s Signal Peak Campus located between the cities of Casa Grande and Coolidge.

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Registration now underway for vendors & exhibitors at 36th Annual Senior Craft & Wellness Fair at CAC

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - Registration for vendors and exhibitors is now taking place for the 36th Annual Pinal-Gila Senior Craft & Wellness Fair scheduled for Saturday, March 26, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus.

Vendors and exhibitors will be provided with an 8-foot by 3-foot table. All displays must fit into this single space but vendors may rent two spaces side-by-side if a larger area is needed.

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Registration now underway for International Residential Code course at CAC’s Coolidge Center

Registration now is underway for the International Residential Code course slated to begin this fall at Central Arizona College’s Coolidge Center.

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Registration now open for CAC’s spring Orientation to College

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – In preparation for the spring semester slated to begin in January, Central Arizona College students now may register online, over the phone, or in person for one of seven three-hour orientations available on three campuses and at two centers across Pinal County.

“Orientation to College is a good foundation for those attending college for the first time,” Jenni Gonzales, CAC’s director of student retention, explained. “It also serves as a great refresher for those who have already enrolled in classes. Many students, new and returning, are not aware of all of the resources available to them. Orientation points those students in the right direction.”

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Registration begins Today, Feb. 24 for CAC’s ESL classes in Northern, Western Pinal County

Preregistration for Central Arizona College’s English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA or ESL) classes will start on Friday, Feb. 24.

Students should preregister at any one of CAC’s 10 locations in Pinal County and must show proof of legal presence in the United States. These classes will be held for an eight-week period and are currently provided at no cost for Arizona residents.

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Registration begins Jan. 4 for CAC’s ESL classes in Casa Grande, Coolidge, Maricopa & San Tan Valley

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - Preregistration for Central Arizona College’s English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA or ESL) classes will take place in early January.

The first session begins Jan. 17 with preregistration starting Jan. 4. The second session will begin on March 19 with preregistration starting Feb. 24.  All new ESL students must attend an assessment session the week before classes start.

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