Local teacher is BRAVO nominee
Valley View Elementary teacher Lisa Jenks has been announced as a nominee for the 2008 Music Center BRAVO award. The center established the award in 1983 to recognize teachers and schools for creativity, innovation and excellence in arts education.
The winning teacher receives $4,000 along with other prizes like books and tickets to musical performances.
Winning Red Ribbon essays
At Rosemont Middle School, 93 students submitted essays for the this year’s Red Ribbon Week. The essay was to explain “Why not using drugs or alcohol is the right choice for you.” The overall winner was Clare McCreary, an 8th grader. She won a $100 gift card to the Glendale Galleria.