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Vol. 88 No. 51 • Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 • 50¢ Periodicals Postage Paid at Superior, Ariz. 85173

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Superior Police Report Parent arrested after holiday concert at SUSD By Mila Besich-Lira Superior Unified School District officials were forced to call the Superior Police Department after two parents got into a physical altercation during the annual John F. Kennedy Elementary School holiday concert. Crystal Carrasco was arrested, charged and released on criminal

damages. Carrasco damaged the cell phone of Renee Wheeler who was the other party involved in the incident. Wheeler did not press assault charges on Carrasco. The exact cause of the confrontation was not provided. The incident occurred in front of the elementary students performing as well as parents and family

attending the event. No other students or guest were harmed in the incident. Superintendant Pete Guzman explained that a letter has been sent to both parents. “Due to their actions which involved violence both parents will be banned from school activities for the rest of the year.”

According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations are listed. All damage amounts are estimates. Items are given to The Superior Sun by the Superior Police

Department and reflect information available at the time the report is compiled. Nov. 28 Criminal damage was reported in the area of Santa Rita. Elizabeth Figueroa, 41, Superior, was arrested on two warrants issued out of Superior. Nov. 29 Theft was reported in the 1000 block of Sunset Drive. Nov. 30 Raymond Fritz, 32, Superior, was arrested on a warrant issued out of

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Apache Junction. Dec. 1 Theft was reported in the 800 block of Western. Possible burglary was reported in the 900 block of Church. SPD, Page 22

Pinal County Sheriff’s Report The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Dec. 7 Brandi Marie Martinez, 35, Superior, was arrested in the area of Kellner Avenue, Superior, and was charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also arrested on a failure to appear warrant. She was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence.


In last week’s Superior Sun, new councilmember Irene Hansen was listed as having previously worked for Superior Police and Fire. This was in error. Hansen worked for Kearny Police and Fire. The Sun regrets the error.



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Pastor’s Corner – The true reason for the season By Rev. Dennis Van Gorp Family Life Christian Center There is a reason for this season. Out of His great love for each of us; God sent His Son, He called Him Jesus. From a miracle beginning with a miraculous life to a miracle resurrection; there is no happy holiday without the Christ child.

We celebrate by giving gifts to each other. Two thousand years ago, God gave us His very best gift, His own Son Jesus. The Son of God came to live among us and experience life as we know it. When we make the excuse that no one understands what we are going through, Jesus does because He lived it. God cared enough to

send us a Savior. Why do we need a Savior? Because our lives are always messed up and overly complicated by selfishness. Things like: greed, lust, hatred, anger, unforgiveness, disobedience, ignoring God’s laws, ignoring God, unloving and many other life problems. Mary listened as the shepherds told of the

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Superior Fire receives donations for Santa run

Happy Holidays from the Superior Chamber

By Mila Besich-Lira Every year the Superior Fire Department makes sure that every child in Superior receives a special gift from Santa. During his round the world trip Santa makes a special stop in Superior to ride with the Superior Fire Department and delivers gifts to all the children who come to greet him.

This year Santa and the Superior Fire Department were assisted with donations from several local companies including BHP who delivered $2000 worth of toys to be delivered on Christmas Eve. The elves at the Superior Fire Department can always use a helping hand to help wrap all the presents.

ADOT officials meet with community leaders and business owners

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By Mila Besich Lira Last week ADOT held an open house to meet with business owners and community members who will be affected by the US 60 Expansion. The meeting was not an official public hearing but the staff did listen to the concerns of those

in attendance at the sessions. Those who attended were able to see how property lines and rights of way will be affected by the expansion. ADOT officials expect to have a revised plan ready for a public hearing in March or April of 2013.

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It’s Free. It’s Easy. It’s the Law. One call to 811 gets underground utility lines marked for FREE – whether you’re a homeowner or professional excavator. Every digging job requires a call – even small projects – so be sure to: • Call 811 two days before starting any digging project • Wait for the site to be marked • Respect the marks • Dig with care Not calling can be life-threatening and costly. You can harm yourself or others, disrupt service to an entire neighborhood, and potentially be responsible for injuries, repair costs, and criminal penalties.

We do solemnly swear ... Newly elected and reelected Superior School Board members were sworn in last week by outgoing member Nancy Valenzuela (far right). From left are Mila Besich-Lira, Cyndi Benson and Tony Donlin. (Joanne Besich photo)

Superior Board swears in new members and recognizes Valenzuela At their December meeting the Superior Unified School District swore in new board member Tony Donlin and reelected

members Cyndi Benson and Mila Besich-Lira. The board also recognized Nancy Valenzuela for her years

of service on the board. Valenzuela did not see reelection in 2012. The new members will take their seats in January.

Senior menus listed Menus for the Copper Basin, Tri-Community, Superior Senior Centers are listed for Thursday through Wednesday. Thursday, Dec. 20 – Ginger pepper steak, Japanese style veggie, spinach & Romain leaves w/ tomato, brown rice,

orange Friday, Dec. 21 – BBQ chicken, ranch beans, chuck wagon corn bread, oatmeal cookie, pineapple Monday, Dec. 24– -Cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, carrots & green beans, wheat bread, fruit

salad Tuesday, Dec. 25 –Openfaced turkey sandwich, baked sweet potato, mixed veggies, wheat bread, Jell-o w/pineapple Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Chili cheese dogs, 5-Bean salad, broccoli slaw, orange wedges

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Superior Unified School District 2012 Arizona School Tax Credit Form

Direct Your State Taxes Where You Want Them to Go The Arizona School Tax Credit provides a credit against your Arizona income tax obligation up to a maximum of $200 for a single individual or head of household and $400 for a married couple filing a joint return. If you get a refund, increase that refund up to $400. If you owe taxes, pay up to $400 less. The tax credit is available to all tax payers, regardless of whether they have children in school or not. The tax credit may only be used to the extent they reduce a tax liability to zero. Any unused amounts may be carried forward for no more than five consecutive taxable years. It is important to note that these credits are available only to individuals. The result is it costs you nothing to direct your tax dollars to support your public school. • Choose the School(s) and Activities: Kenedy Elementary, Superior Jr. High, Superior High School • Choose the Activities: Fine Arts, Sports, Yearbook, Music, Technology • Fill out the Tax Credit Response Form • Write a check payable to: Superior USD • Mail or hand deliver your donation to: Superior USD, 1500 Sunset Drive, Suite 101, Superior, AZ 85173 Please be assured: 100 percent of your donation comes back to you on your state income tax return. In addition, this may qualify as a donation on your federal tax return. Please consult with your tax advisor for details. No money is used for overhead. Every penny goes directly to the school for extracurricular activities that benefits students by enriching campus life and learning.

Please Print Name __________________________________________ Social Security Number_________________________ Mailing Address _______________________________________________________________________________ Apply the enclosed donation to the following school(s) and extra-curricular program(s) checked below:

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Heavenly sign? Check out this annual event at BTA During the final weeks of Dec., on into the new year, a bright light is visible from outside the east entrance of the BTA’s visitor center, early on sunny mornings. This flashing light which greets visitors as they begin walking the main trail, which is also visible to those driving

along Highway 60, near milepost 224 during the summertime, is the sunlight being reflected off the large cross that stands on a cliff just below the peak of Picket Post Mountain. Superior residents, who have photographed the cross or the light shining from same, or who have

information as to who and how it was erected, are invited to share what they know with our readers. Tell us your story or email your own “cross flash’ photo to editor@ and we’ll post them on the Copperarea Facebook page.

Arboretum has Christmas camera crash course Dec. 29 Don’t just gift-warp a new camera as a gift this Christmas, give the photographer on your list a thorough camera class, too. Gilbert artist Michael Madsen will offer a holiday special halfday workshop at Pinal County’s most ‘cameraready’ location for $39 on Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Madsen has spent nearly three decades behind the lens and is expert in the settings and dials of digital cameras, from simple point-andshoot models to complex DSLRs. In his unique Christmas Camera Crash Course, Madsen begins with two hours in the classroom explaining various camera functions and the dials that control them; following an optional group lunch at a local restaurant, Michael leads his class outdoors to capture garden scenes around Boyce Thompson Arboretum.He’s a veteran instructor, too, offering classes from basic to advanced. Enrollment is $30 for Arboretum annual members, $39 for nonmembers. “Anyone who has ever received a new camera as a Christmas gift will tell you it’s one of the best gifts

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CAC Weekend College partnering with Northern Arizona University CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Beginning with the 2013 fall semester, Central Arizona College’s Weekend College will join forces with Northern Arizona’s Extended Campuses to offer a 90/30 bachelor’s degree program. This arrangement will allow students to complete one of three NAU baccalaureate programs without ever having to leave Pinal County, or take classes at an inconvenient time.

The three degrees scheduled to be offered are in public management, justice administration and emergency services administration. Through the program, students will be able to complete 90 credit hours exclusively with CAC or in combination with any transferable coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

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explained. “Then you would transfer and become a degree-seeking student at NAU and fulfill only 30 credits, which is exactly 10 classes. It makes a lot of dollars and cents, it’s very practical, it’s very efficient, and you won’t have to go to Flagstaff to get your bachelor’s degree.” As CAC’s Weekend College has expanded over the years, its offerings have grown to help students fulfill their Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) requirements. “I’m really excited about the prospect of these degrees,” Mary MarrinanMenchaca, CAC district director of the Weekend College, said. “We’ve been talking about this for about a year. What we will be offering here at CAC Weekend College is all of the courses you need

to prepare for a seamless transition from CAC to NAU.” That seamless transition can include a student’s participation in CAC’s annual commencement ceremonies upon completion of an associate degree, even if they will continue to work toward those 90 credits at Central Arizona College. For those concerned about the costs of the degrees, those who are eligible for financial aid still may receive it from

CAC - through a consortium agreement with NAU - upon completion of an associate degree and up to the 90 CAC credits. Students will be welcome to apply for financial aid through NAU after successfully transferring. For more information regarding CAC’s Weekend College, visit the CAC website at or contact Mary MarrinanMenchaca at the Corporate Center by phone at 520494-6664.

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Students then will be able to finish the remaining 30 credit hours required to complete a bachelor’s program through NAU’s Extended Campuses at either CAC’s Signal Peak Campus or Corporate Center. This will enable a student to earn a bachelor’s degree after just three semesters as an NAU student. With all of the required courses fitting into CAC’s Weekend College schedule of Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, the program ensures accessibility to those whose schedules are otherwise full. “If you’re already attending CAC and you choose one of these three degrees to pursue, you will stay enrolled at CAC and pay CAC tuition until you reach 90 credits,” Sheryl Daniels, outreach coordinator for NAU,


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SHS Class of ‘64 donates to Superior athletics By Mila Besich-Lira Superior Junior Senior High Assistant Principal and Athletic Director Billy Duarte accepted a check from Robert Beto Cervantes in memory of Joe Canez from the SHS Class of 64. The class donated $500 in memory of their classmate Joe Canez who recently passed away. The funds will be used for SHS athletics.

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Launch of eBooks spurs residents to get library cards FLORENCE, Ariz. – The Pinal County Library District formally launched eBooks on Dec. 4 but there was a soft launch a few weeks earlier for staff and librarian training. Since then, demand has been strong as residents learn about eBook availability. A total of 243 eBooks have been checked out since the soft launch and 311 since the absolute beginning. At last week’s eBook launch, the libraries had between 400 and 500 titles. Today there are 682 eBooks in the online catalog. More titles will be added as staff members review requests and

bestseller lists. “The neat thing is once you have your library card, you don’t have to step foot in a library to enjoy our eBook collection,” said Denise Keller, Pinal County Library District Director. “We’d love to see you but all you need is the 3M Cloud Library application on your tablet or Windows PC. You can check the books out from anywhere there is internet access.” Libraries are seeing an increase in people registering for library cards, too. There were 148 more library cards issued in the last two weeks than the two weeks

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prior (Apache Junction and Casa Grande libraries use a different system and those statistics were exempted from this analysis). “The Veterans’ Day and Thanksgiving holidays fell in the previous two weeks so that may account for some of the difference but interest has been strong considering the public eBooks launch was just last week,” Keller said. The top ten eBook downloads are: Jack Reacher: One Shot by Lee Child The Iron King by Julie Kagawa 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by

Debbie Macomber A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin Divergent by Veronica Roth Elizabeth the Queen by Sally Bedell Smith The Expats by Chris Pavone The Hard Way by Lee Child Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Wicked Business: A Lizzy and Diesel Novel by Janet Evanovich The public library network in Pinal County features eBooks, audio books, videos, free Wi-Fi access and activities for youth and families. Find your nearest library at


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Superior Head Start reflects on first semester, By Teresita Martinez-Olmos SUPERIOR, Ariz. - The Superior Head Start staff, parents and students are looking forward to the upcoming two-week winter break. As the holiday season draws near, the excitement mounts and conversation has turned towards foods that are enjoyed by the children, such as tamales and pastries. Each child has had an opportunity to tell what he or she is most thankful for and what they are looking forward to. Their artwork is focused on their unit study and the season. The children are discussing the weather and celebrations associated with the approaching winter, as well as who they will visit and what they will wear. Many

stories are being listened to about winter and family celebrations.. In addition, science experiments concerning the wonders of winter weather along with opportunities for developing social skills and making good healthy choices are strong themes in the classroom. The children have been focusing on colors, the ones they see, use and which are their favorites, this past month. On Dec. 13, the children participated in hat day. On Dec. 18, they had a show and tell where all the children were encouraged to participate by bringing something educational and/or their favorite toy. On Dec. 19, the children are participated in a walking filed

trip to the Resolution Copper Company Office, where they toured the office, listened to a story and learned about the copper mining industry in the community, as part of their school readiness activities. Thurs., Dec. 20 will be the last class day. The Superior Head Start enrolled children have been invited to join the Miami Early and Preschool Head Start Program along with the Winkelman/Mammoth Early and Preschool Homebase Programs’ joint Winter Festival from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Miami. The Globe-Miami Independent Motorcycle Rider Groups recently conducted a toy run making it possible for the enrolled Head Start children to receive

May the coming year bring only good news to your doorstep. We’re proud to serve this fine community and we thank you sincerely for your readership and endless support. With glad tidings to you and your kin this holiday season from our entire staff.

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a free gift. The Superior Head Start children and staff would like to thank the community, clubs and organizations for their support of the program, and invites and welcomes the community members to come visit or volunteer in the program.

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Open up to a great holiday season by enjoying these “Letters to Santa” from our local area kids. To Sant Clause From, Gabriel Lastra Dear, Santa I want this for Christmas a football xbox 360 phone most importantly an ipod basketball skateboard bike laptop batman lego set

Dear Santa 1. Black Low Rider Bike 2. new phone 3. ipod 4. xbox 360 5. Ooakland Raider posters 6. oakland Raiders hat 7. black Jordons 8. dirt bike Jarek Hughes

Dear Santa, New bike T-shirt Scooter Wallet Purse Phone

Dear Santa, i Want a i-pad I have been good Julian

Dear Santa 1 necklace 2 shoes 3 Bracelet 4 shirts tees 5 games

North Pole to: Santa Claus From: Nathaniel Lastra 1 charger for my PSP. 2 laptop 3 good luck 4 bike 5 skateboard 6 phone Perfect thing a happy family

Dear Santa, My name is Marley Anne SixSmith. I am 2 yrs old. What I want for X-ms is… 1 A new baby doll 2 bubbles 3 a new baby stroller 4 new blocks to play with I have hear of you from my Mommy. I have been really good this year. I have learned to much things. Hope this letter gets to you in time. I know there is a lot of things to be done. Thank you. Always Marley SixSmith

Dear Santa, Hello my name is Madison Marie SixSmith. I am 5 yrs old. What I want for cristmas is… 1 Toy Dino 2 New Makeup kit 3 Barbie Playset 4 Speaker & Ipod (Music Computer) I have been really good this year. Hopefully you get this before X-mas. Thank you for everything. always Madison S.

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Community churches plan services, events for holiday Compiled by Mila Lira Superior Presbyterian Church will host their Christmas Eve Service at 6

p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. They are located at 100 Magma Ave. St. Francis of Assisi

Catholic Church will have three services over the Christmas holiday. Christmas Eve services will

include a 7 p.m. Vigil Mass and a 12 a.m. Midnight Mass. There will also be a mass at 10 a.m. on

Catholic Youth Serve Superior Seniors

By Mila Besich-Lira Last week, dozens of youth who participate in the Catholic Youth Ministries (CYM) gathered to provide a holiday dinner for the senior citizens of Superior. Each year the CYM youth group hosts the dinner, which has become a tradition the teens and seniors each look forward too. “Los Hermanos restaurant donates the food, it is just another miracle the Tameron family provides,” explained Connie Perez one of the adult sponsor for CYM. The students each bring a gift for a senior that attends the banquet or they donate a toy for the local toy drive. After the dinner the students get to meet their senior and the seniors and the youth share about their Christmas traditions. “This is one way for the students to give back to

the community,” explained Perez. The CYM group has about 25 regular attendees but often they have up to 45 students attend each week. The organization is open to all youth in the community regardless of their religious affiliation. “We would rather have them here than not be here” said Jessica Castillo an adult sponsor of the group. In addition to their weekly meeting, the students hold fundraisers to cover the costs of their annual retreat in the spring. CYM meets on Wednesday’s at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Center. The CYM group will begin new sessions on Jan 9, 2013. The group is led by Manuel and Jessica Castillo, and Connie Perez. Student leaders are Sabrina Castillo and Ricardo Perez. Anyone interested in joining or participating in

CYM should contact the St. Francis of Assisi Rectory or the CYM sponsors

Christmas Day. The St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will also host the annual posada event on Friday, Dec. 21. at 6:15 p.m. Christmas Pilgrims will gather at Saint Mary’s

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Center on Sunset Drive to begin a traditional journey as they sing Christmas carols and reenact the search for lodging by Joseph and Mary who await the birth of Christ.

Jessica Castillo at 520-8270098 or Connie Perez at 602-703-8858.

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CVRMC Lab receives excellent inspection, recertification “There is nothing better than inspecting an ‘excellent’ laboratory,” stated Jean Ball, MBA,

MLT (ASCP), MT (HEW) and an inspector for the College of American Pathologists (CAP) during

her two-day inspection of the CVRMC Laboratory facility. CAP is the leading

organization of boardcertified pathologists, which serves patients, pathologist and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. “Compliments to Dr. Sajit Vinayak (Pathologist), Traci Stewart (Lab Director) and her staff for getting it

done at a very high level in both the patient care area and the regulatory requirements needed,” Ball said. CAP is the provider of all components of quality management including quality systems, standard setting, technical procedures and comprehensive and integrated programs. There

are over 1600 checks, a blueprint of quality practices, a facility must go through to ensure excellence in patient safety and compliance. “The College of American Pathologists appreciates the service this lab gives to your patients. It is not very often we see a facility with this level of compliance,” Ball said.

Excited about their lab’s recertification are, from left: Jean Ball-College of American Pathologists Inspector; Traci Stewart-CVRMC Lab Director and staff Peggy Foerster, Stayce Underwood, Kim Benally, Alison Riddle, Marcelino Olivarez, David Haddick. Not pictured are: Art Rocco, Brittany Gonzales and Carmen Lopez. (Submitted photo)

With joy and glad tidings to those we hold “deer” Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! We truly appreciate your loyal support.

Michael Madsen

Superior Environmental Solutions, Inc. Mario Sanchez (520-689-2448) 331 W. Palo Verde Dr. • Superior, AZ

Camera Continued from Page 9 outdoor shoot that follows gives you one-on-one time and demonstrates how to use those settings to get the photo you want.

Cameras as Christmas ornaments. (Photos by Gale Racut) This class is for anyone who wants to feel comfortable with their camera; who wants to take control of it and begin to master its full potential and to take better pictures.” Call 520-689-2723 during

daytime business hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to preregister and reserve your space. See links to Madsen’s work and read about other camera classes at AG.Arizona.EDU/BTA.

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Matthew Zavala selected for HOBY Leadership Program By Mila Besich – Lira Matthew Zavala a sophomore at Superior High School was selected by his teachers and school administration to be the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership delegate this summer. Matthew will attend a leadership camp this summer at ASU. HOBY’s mission is to

inspire and develop a global community of youth and volunteers to a life of dedicated to leadership service and innovation. HOBY conducts programs throughout the United States serving local and international high school students. The selected delegates participate in unique

leadership training and service-learning and motivation-building experiences. Only 9,000 students participate each year in the HOBY leadership camp. Matthew is the son of

Michael and Kathy Zavala. He currently playing on the JV and varsity basketball teams and is a member of the Robotics Club and CYM. Matthew also attends welding classes at the Cobre Valley Institute




Matthew Zavala

Superior Unified awarded $100,000 for repairs By Mila Besich- Lira Superior Unified School District received official word on Monday that they were the recipients of $100,000 for necessary repairs to the Superior Junior Senior High School. The funding is coming from the Arizona School Facilities Board. The funding was requested to pay for the windows and

external walls to be sealed and to have the exterior painted. For several years the district’s maintenance crews have been dealing with leaking walls and windows during rainstorms. The funding will aid in repairing those problems. Many of the problems at the school have stemmed from when the building settled Award, Page 22

of Technology. After high school Matthew would like to attend either the Colorado School of Mines or Arizona State University to major in Electrical Engineering he would also like to learn

how to become a gunsmith. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his friends, hunting and playing video games. “I am excited to attend the program and meet new people,” he said.

During this holiday season, ASARCO LLC would like to thank our employees, suppliers and communities for their support in 2012.

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Great ways to keep kids reading over the holidays helping your children meet the Common Core State Standards while on break,” says Donna Elder, senior literacy specialist for the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL). “By using fiction and their interests as a springboard for informational reading, you can make this a fun experience.” Elder is providing reading ideas to feed your children’s interests. It’s all about offering them books on subjects in which you already know they are interested: • For example, if your child enjoyed “The Cricket in

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Times Square” by George Selden, you can help foster his or her interest in crickets with “Insectiopedia” by Douglas Florian, “Chirping Crickets” by Melvin Berger, or “Cricket”s by Cheryl Coughlan. • After reading “The Snow Child: A Russian Folktale” retold by Freya Littledale, follow up by encouraging your child to read about the science of weather with “The Kids’ Book of Weather Forecasting” by Mark Breen and Kathleen Friestad or “Weather” by Seymour Simon. • Teens who couldn’t put down “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins may be interested in learning more about the origins and history of real athletic

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competitions. Start with “The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games” by Allen Guttmann.” Or entertain a newfound interest in the outdoors with “The Ultimate Survival Manual” by Rich Johnson or a field guides to birds. • Together, visit the nonprofit website, voted one of TIME magazine’s 50 Top Websites of 2011. Wonderopolis is an effective way to teach nonfiction reading, which the Common Core State Standards identify as a critical skill. The site’s feature, “Wonder of the Day,” is aligned with these standards, examining a new topic daily.

• Is your child interested in baseball? From historical accounts like “Baseball: A History of America’s Favorite Game” by George Vecsey to a book that explains how bats are made, such as “Good Wood: The Story of the Baseball Bat,” by Stuart Miller, you can help kids score an academic homerun. • Inspire the inner-chef in your children and test their ability to follow instructions with “Kids’ Fun and Healthy Cookbook,” by Nicola Graimes. Or opt for a picture-book biography like, “Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child” by Jessie Hartland. Reading, Page 21

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Hey kids! Are you a budding Picasso? Just like to color?

Hey, Kids! Color the sleigh full of toys and then have your mom or dad take a picture of it with their cell phone and send it to us along with your name and town where you live. Email the photos to editor@ and you just might see your masterpiece on Copperarea’s Facebook page!

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Ad & News Deadlines Moved Up Due to Holiday Schedule!

Ad and news deadlines for the Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 issues of the Copper Basin News, Superior Sun and San Manuel Miner have been moved up due to the holiday schedule. The deadline for the Dec. 26 issue is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19. The deadline for the Jan. 2 issue is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. Please call the CBN/Sun office at 520-363-5554 or email or the Miner office at 520-385-2266 or email for more information or to place your ad.

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Partnership between CAC and Gila Community College yielding benefits for young people in two counties PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – A partnership between Central Arizona College and Gila Community

College has generated a $1.6 million Workforce Investment Act Grant that will help young


100 Magma Avenue Superior, AZ 85273 Worship Service Sunday: 10 a.m. All are welcome.



11 Church Avenue MASS SCHEdULE: Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. Confession: Saturday 4-4:45 p.m. or upon request Rectory and Parish Office, 689-2250 Fr. James Aboyi, VC

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people hurdle barriers that impede education and employment opportunities. The Gila/Pinal Workforce Investment Board selected the CACGCC joint application in the late spring of 2012 as the recipient of the grant with a designated start date of July 1, 2012. The process to fill the grant coordinator position currently is underway. “When two community colleges create a partnership that benefits the youth of our areas, it is an incredible statement of collaboration that sends a positive message to the

people we serve,” Dr. Doris Helmich, interim president of Central Arizona College, stated. Dr. Stephen Cullen, the senior dean at Gila Community College, echoed Helmich’s sentiments. “I would like to state on behalf of Gila Community College that we are extremely pleased regarding the recent award of WIA youth funds to Central Arizona College. We maintain that our collaboration with Central Arizona College will provide an extraordinary opportunity

for the deserving students throughout the Gila-Pinal region. We sincerely believe that this will provide an opportunity for an efficient and economic delivery system for WIA funds.” The total award for the grant is $1,630,366 distributed over three years. The first distribution of $630,366 was received this summer, while the remaining $1 million will be doled out in increments of $500,000 over the next two years as long at the joint venture between the two community colleges is meeting its goals.

Hill St. and Stone Ave. Sunday Morning Service: 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday Bible Study: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Victory in Jesus Pastor Albert M. Rodriguez 480-354-4499 (home) 480-329-3647 (cell)

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This marks the first collaboration between the two community colleges on a project of this type. The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) reforms federal job training programs and creates a new, comprehensive workforce investment system. The reformed system is intended to be customer-focused, to help Americans access the tools they need to manage their careers through information and highquality services, and to help U.S. companies find skilled workers. Additional services and activities include tutoring and study skills, occupational skills training, supportive services, mentoring, follow-up services, work readiness training, and guidance counseling. CAC has provided academic education, job training, work experience opportunities, and related services since its inception in 1969. Previous grant projects met and often exceeded their core objectives for providing education, training and support services to youth and adults. Other supporters and partnerships include the Arizona Youth Partnership, HaydenWinkelman Unified School District, Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology (CAVIT), Seeds of Hope, Coolidge Youth Coalition, Pinal Hispanic Council, Coolidge Rotary Club, Great Western Bank, Vista Grande High School and the United States Forest Service (USFS).

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Don’t let “educational” and “boring” mean the same thing in your household. By seeking out reading material that engages your children on their level on subjects that are meaningful to them, you can help them meet the Common Core State Standards, while having a very merry holiday season.

A Shiny and Bright Holiday The holidays are here and we want to express our gratitude to you for being our sunshine all year long.

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• SUPERIOR FOOD BANK The Superior Food Bank will have its December distribution on Dec. 20 and 21, 3 pm – 4 pm. Please be sure to register for 2013 at this time. Call Dennis at 827-0988 for information. • GCC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE Gila Community College will be closed for the holidays beginning Dec. 17, to reopen Jan. 2. The spring 2013 semester begins Wed., Jan. 9. Registration is underway, now. Students needing information may call the Gila Pueblo Campus in Globe at 928-425-8481, the Payson Campus at 928-468-8039, or the San Carlos Campus at 928-475-5981; and may register at these campuses Mon. - Fri. from 8 am – 5pm , through Dec. 14 or beginning Jan. 2. Obtain the Spring 2014 schedule at GCC wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! • CAC CAMPUS SCHEDULE All Central Arizona College locations will be closed for winter break beginning Mon., Dec. 24, to Tues., Jan. 1. Locations throughout the district will reopen on Wed., Jan. 2. Students still can register online at throughout the winter break. The 2013 spring semester will begin after 4:30 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 18, with a variety of classes including Weekend College. The final day to register for the spring semester is Sat., Jan. 19. • BOB JONES MUSEUM SCHEDULE The Bob Jones Museum will be closed for the holiday season from Dec. 19 – Jan. 4. No guides will be available to open the museum. To purchase a Silver, Copper & Sweat dvd or a Copper Country Cookin’ recipe book, please call 520689-5733 or 602-509-6494. Happy Holidays to all! • WALL OF HONOR VFW Post 3584 is seeking photos of veterans and military personnel to be displayed at the VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. Past veterans, be it you or your husband, wife, father, mother, aunt, uncle, any relative or friend, we want to honor all veterans. To donate photos to be placed on the Wall of Honor, contact Debbie at 689-5820 or Rene at 689-2428 or any member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. • SUPERIOR FOOD BANK FUNDRAISER The Superior Food Bank needs your help in feeding over 150 families for Thanksgiving and Christmas. All it takes is $20 to provide a full meal for one family. Save Money Market will be the drop off point for this special need and there will be other collection points throughout the community. • MAGMA CLUB The Magma Club is open for rental. Contact the Town of Superior at 520-689-5752 for fees, information and scheduling. • DONATIONS SOUGHT The Superior Chamber of Commerce is gathering toys to donate to the Superior Fire Department for their Christmas Eve toy delivery to the kids of Superior. Please drop off an unwrapped toy in the price range of $1 to $5 at the Copper Gecko, 203 W. Main St., Superior. We appreciate the firemen (and women) spending Christmas Eve delivering toys. Let’s help them out! Questions? Call Leslie Martin at 520-827-1372.

• SENIOR CENTER SERVICES Superior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability. The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4. The meals are served at noon. If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older. The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60. We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182. • THRIFT STORE The Superior Seniors have a thrift store which takes clean, gently used items to sell. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon. The store is adjacent to the Senior Center. Please come in and browse the selection of household items, books and clothing. • SUPERIOR ZUMBA CLASSES Attend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are welcome. Call 520-827-1163 for more information. • SUPERIOR LIBRARY HOURS Beginning August 20, library hours at the Superior Public Library will be Monday – Thursday from noon – 6 p.m.; and closed on Friday. • TOYS FOR KIDS The Superior Police Department 30th Annual Toys For Kids is accepting names of families who are currently experiencing financial hardship during this holiday season. To sign up, call 520-689-1961 and provide your family name, address, contact number, name/age/sex of child and address for Santa’s helpers to deliver the presents on Christmas Eve. Donations of new toys and wrapping supplies are welcome. Please drop them off at the police department, 734 W. Main St. The deadline is Dec. 21. For more information use the number above to contact Officer Kathy Noriega. • PANCAKE BREAKFAST The Superior Food Bank is hosting a fundraising Pancake Breakfast at Superior First Baptist Church, 921 S. Belmont in Superior on Sat., Dec. 22 from 7 am – 9 am. All proceeds go to help support the Food Bank. Cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. • PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF SUPERIOR There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Dec. 24 at 6 pm, in the Presbyterian Church of Superior, 100 N. Magma Ave. All are welcome to attend. • USF HOLIDAY DANCE Come to the United Superiorities Foundation Holiday Dance and B.Y.O.B. Pot Luck at the Resurrection Catholic Church, 3210 S. Evergreen Rd., Tempe, featuring music by Armor Gomez. Only 100 tickets will be sold and only in advance. Reserve a table for 10, today for Sat., Dec. 29, 5:30 pm -11 pm. All beverages must be in aluminum or plastic containers, and potluck items should be at least 12 servings. Tickets are $30 for a couple or $15 for a single. Call Charlie Higuera at 480-354-1944; Linda Real at 480-834-1670; Marcella Garcia at 480-550-1578 or Sylvia Perez at 520-689-5733 for more information.

Clubs & Meetings

• SUPERIOR ARBORETUM BINGO Superior Arboretum Residents Association BINGO will be held Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at 199 West Gray Drive.

• FAMILY LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER BIBLE STUDIES Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 6892202 for more information.

To add an item to the community calendar please submit information to or call 363-5554. Listings are free, however, the SUN reserves the right to edit or refuse submissions.

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and moved with the ground. Superintendant Pete Guzman acknowledged maintenance director Ignacio Godinez for submitting the requests and requesting bids for the project. “We expect to have these repairs started very soon,” explained Guzman. Superior Junior Senior High School was the first school to be built in the state using the Arizona Schools Facilities board funding process. The school is planning on requesting additional funding to also repair library floor and

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SPD Continued from Page 2 Possible criminal damage was reported int he 200 block of Heiner. Dec. 2 Criminal damage was reported in the 600 block of Belmont. Dec. 5 An accident was reported in the area of Highway 60 and Highway 177. Dec. 10 Fraud was reported in the 1000 block of Stone. An accident was reported on Highway 177. Dec. 11 Vehicle theft was reported in the 400 block of Ray. Theft was reported in the 100 block of Magma Heights. Assault was reported in

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kitchen drainage that were damaged when the building moved. The solar panel project will be completed this week. “The solar panels will save the district $400,000 to $500,000 over 20 years,” explained Guzman. The district will be able to save this money by locking in the cost of electricity. After the 20 year lease on the equipment the system will belong to the district. The school marquee that was damaged due to vandalism will be back in operation sometime in Jan. explained Guzman. the 100 block of Mary. Theft was reported in the 800 block of Western. Calls not listed include 11 animal complaints, five medical calls, 13 information reports, six alarm drops, eight disturbances, nine attempts to locate, 25 traffic stops, five agency assists, nine suspicious activity reports, three fire calls, four 911 hang ups, one citizen assist, two harassment/threatening complaints, nine found property reports, three welfare checks, one missing person, one illegal dumping, three civil matters, one unwanted person, one victim notification and one abandoned vehicle. Citizens are reminded to call Silent Witness at 1-800-358-INFO, Crime Stop at 689-5611 or the Information Tip Line at 520-827-0065 if they have information that may help the police department in solving a crime.

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of the Town of Superior will hold two public hearings on the proposed alternative expenditure limitation – home rule option as follows: Public Hearing #1: Date: Thursday, January 3, 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. Public Hearing #2: Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. By order of the Town Council of the Town of Superior. Signed: Blank Rita M. Wentzel, Interim Town Manager/Clerk SUN Legal 12/19/12, 12/26/12

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Cards of Thanks The Kearny Fire Department would like to thank everyone who donated food through the Schwan’s Company during the 2012 Thanksgiving food drive. Your generous donations and the participation of Russ from Schwan’s and Norm from Gordon’s helped make this a better Thanksgiving for several families in the area.

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2012 Ford F250 4x4 Crew Cab XL

5.0L, Trailer Tow, Power Driver’s Seat, Spray-In Bed Liner

3.5L, Leather, Remote Start, Trailer Tow

6.2L, Power Equipment, Camper Package

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2012 Ford F150 XLT Crew Cab 4x4

2012 Ford Focus SE Hatchback

2012 Ford F250 4x4 Crew Cab

3.5L Ecoboost, Step Bars, Trailer Tow, Power Driver’s Seat, Spray-In Bed Liner

2.0L, Cruise Control, SYNC, Auto, Sport Package

6.7L Diesel, Lariat Ultimate Package (Moon Roof, Navigation, Remote Start, Heated Seats, Etc.)

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$60,350 $55,900 -$3,000 -$1,500

601 North Broad St. Globe, Arizona

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