New Teacher Brings Passion for Science, Basketball to Prescott High

New Teacher Brings Passion for Science, Basketball to Prescott High

by Expect More Arizona

In Prescott High School’s Room 511, a group of 25 high school sophomore chemistry students transform into pseudo-forensic detectives as they test four vials of powders with tiny drops of water, iodine and vinegar to discern the culprit in a make-belief murder mystery. The mastermind behind this plot: first-year teacher Todd Harris Jr., born and …

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Expect More Arizona Receives $50,000 Grant From APS Foundation

by Expect More Arizona

EXPECT MORE ARIZONA RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT FROM APS FOUNDATION Funds will support continued outreach to parents and educators statewide PHOENIX (July 22, 2016) – Expect More Arizona has been awarded a $50,000 grant from APS Foundation in support of their statewide education efforts. The nonprofit organization will use the dollars to support their mission of …

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Today we’ll learn about the plants and animals in our neighborhood

by Expect More Arizona

Did you know that Arizona is home to the tallest cactus in the world? It’s the saguaro cactus, and its blossoms are our state flower. But that’s just one of the most recognizable plants in our great state… How many others can you identify? Arizona’s widely varied ecosystems are home to thousands of plant and …

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Earth Day Activities for Families

by Expect More Arizona

Did you know that the average American generates four pounds of trash every day? And uses a whopping 100 gallons of water in that same day? It’s pretty eye opening to consider how those two things alone impact our environment. That’s why Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970. And it’s just as important now …

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Be a Smart Shopper

by Daphne Munro

There are three tips that I think can make anyone a smarter shopper. Do your research. It’s amazing how much a little research can save you. Does your child know they can check a store’s weekly circular or ask a clerk when the next sale is coming? Tell them about the loads of information out …

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