Fairfax student name state poetry champ

Hunter Hazelton, a senior at Betty Fairfax High School was named 2016 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Champion at the state finals competition held on March 11, 2016 at the downtown Phoenix studios of Arizona PBS. As State Champion, Hazelton will represent Arizona at the 11th annual Poetry Out Loud National Finals competition in Washington, D.C., […]

Laveen Residents Re-Launching Neighborhood Patrol

(This article first appeared in the print edition of the South Mountain District News on March 7, 2016) After a six-year hiatus, Laveen residents are relaunching this month a Phoenix Neighborhood Patrol to drive through multiple neighborhoods at least once a month in an effort to deter crime and report suspicious activity. PNPs are partnerships […]

Heritage Academy Dedicated to Youth, Committed to Teachers

(Article from the South Mountain District News) Dedicated to youth, their growth and development, Heritage Academy teaches the mastery of primary and secondary skills in the fields of history, math, writing, literature, reading, science, music, foreign language, visual art, performing arts and physical development. By offering a variety of programs such as history tours, a performing […]