To stand in the Library of Congress Main reading room. America’s oldest federal cultural institution located in the nation’s Capitol, is a jaw-dropping experience for the close to 2 million people from around the globe who visit the hallowed research space home to 173 million written materials.
By now, it’s no secret that Prescott Unified School District will welcome a new superintendent come July 1: district Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Clark Tenney will succeed eight-year superintendent Joe Howard, who will retire his post at the end of October.
For Kiley Steidinger’s high school graduation ceremony from Trinity Christian School in Prescott, the budding entrepreneur enlisted her family to provide free coffee to all guests out of the pizza van she bought and renovated earlier this year into a coffee truck enterprise.
Homeless stereotypes don’t usually include senior citizens who worked the bulk of their lives to raise families only to find their Social Security income, pensions and other savings simply aren’t enough to pay the rent or mortgage in their twilight years.
For the Prescott Meals on Wheels 50th anniversary, volunteer photographer Nancy Fretwell decorated the Café on Rosser walls at the Rowle P. Simmons Community Center with a mixed black-and-white and color collage: 50 photos of 50 Meals on Wheels homebound clients.
The Launch Pad Teen Center’s three-year “Better Together” project is moving into its second phase, with teen leaders hosting an information seminar from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 intended to attract and encourage small groups of people willing to host dinner parties where the main course is to be lively, respectful conversation about current issues from various perspectives.
A spectacular sunset over Prescott High School’s Bill Shepard Field Friday, May 26 was a fitting metaphor for just under 310 seniors who celebrated with a crowd of some 5,000 parents, grandparents, friends, educators and other leaders reaching a successful finish to their 13-year journey to this 120th graduation ceremony.
“Believe yourself.” This was the mantra promoted by keynote speaker Angie Cole during The Launch Pad Teen Center’s 20th spring weekend Women’s Empowerment Breakthrough (WEB) conference at a camp on Mingus Mountain.
If Prescott Unified School District administrators ever want to be reminded why they do what they do, all they need to do is spend some time in the presence of the Discover Gardens inclusive pre-school housed in the shared Washington School district complex and three other satellite school campuses.
Letter writing and handcrafted greeting cards are becoming almost ancient history.