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James Emler enjoys a morning workout. BOKS helps kids settle down and focus in the classroom. Page 14.

7 THIS WEEK IN The Neighborhood

11 THIS WEEK OUT Of the Neighborhood

14 COVER STORY

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18 THE BUZZ

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19 GET OUT

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IN THIS WEEK

Gavilan Peak: Meet the Teacher Night

$35

5–6:30 p.m. Gavilan Peak School 2701 W. Memorial Drive 623-445-7400, gavilanpeak.dvusd.org

Meet teachers, 7–8 grade schedules, lunch accounts, PTA sign-up, purchase PE uniforms.

Norterra Canyon: Meet the Teacher Night

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

A&E

THURSDAY 8.9

Audition Preparation Acting Class for ‘Flat Stanley Jr.’ 5–6:30 p.m.; 6:30–8 p.m. Musical Theatre of Anthem 42323 N. Vision Way 602-743-9892 musicaltheatreofanthem.org $35

Instruction on cold reads, acting techniques, characterization and more. Reservations required.

Step Back in Time

8 a.m.–1 p.m. Pioneer Living History Village 3901 W. Pioneer Road, pioneeraz.org $4/Person or $12/4 persons

Weekly Wednesday–Saturday. Wild West show, pan for gold, animals and more.

CLUBS

5–6:30 p.m. Norterra Canyon School 2200 W. Maya Way, Phoenix 623-445-5191, norterracanyon.dvusd.org

Instruction on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and more. Reservations required.

ProMusica Arizona Auditions

6–10 p.m. Through Saturday, Aug. 11 34975 N. North Valley Parkway, Suite 152, Phoenix

Adult Chorale and Orchestra and Youth Orchestra auditions for the 2012–2013 season. Check audition requirements online. Appointment required. Info: 623-8897144, ydolby@pmaz.org or pmaz.org.

CLUBS

New River: Meet the Teacher Night Rotary Club 5:30–7 p.m. New River School 48827 N. Black Canyon Highway New River 623-376-3500, newriver.dvusd.org

Anthem Prep: Meet the Teacher and Bookstore 6–7:30 p.m. Anthem Preparatory Academy 42101 N. 41st. Drive, Suite C-101 623-465-4776, anthemprep.org

For Archway Anthem students and parents.

Sunset Ridge: Meet the Teacher Night

6–7 p.m. Sunset Ridge School 35707 N. 33rd Lane, Phoenix 623-445-7800, sunsetridge.dvusd.org

For grades 4–6.

Deer Valley Middle: Meet the Chamber of Commerce at Anthem: Teacher/Transportation Night Business for Breakfast 6:30–8 p.m. 7–8:15 a.m. Hampton Inn 42415 N. 41st Drive 623-465-7979

Deer Valley Middle School 21100 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix 623-445-3300, dvms.dvusd.org

VFW Meets

Meet the Teacher Night

7:15–8:30 a.m. Ironwood Country Club in Anthem 41551 N. Anthem Hills Drive 623-742-6210

Info: 623-225-6342 or anthemrotary.org.

COMMUNITY

New River/Desert Hills Community Association: Area Government Representatives 9–10 a.m. Tramonto Fire Station 3210 W. Canotia Place, Phoenix 602-262-6297 Free

Speakers from State of Arizona District 6, Maricopa County District 3 and City of Phoenix District 2. Info: 602-4322800, 602-525-0548, newriverdeserthillscommunityassociation.org.

HEALTH

Adventure Boot Camp Registration Deadline

Anthem Community Park 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway $199–$299

Meet teachers, pick-up schedules and get Month-long outdoor fitness camp for all fitness levels. Choose from two sessions bus route information. For Chamber members. Info: starting Aug. 13. Info: 623-694-3799 602-495-6483 or chamberatanthem.org. Anthem: Back to School/ or anthembootcamp.com. 6 p.m. Veterans Post Headquarters 4250 W. Anthem Way , Suite 845 623-444-5010, decmh@cox.net

Monthly meeting of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12031.

SCHOOL

Ridgeline: Meet The Teacher Night Ridgeline Academy CFA 33625 N. North Valley Parkway , Phoenix 623-223-1335, teamcfa.org

Canyon Springs: Open House

5–7 p.m. Canyon Springs School 42901 N. 45th Ave. 623-376-5200, canyonsprings.dvusd.org

Diamond Canyon: Meet the Teacher Night and Ice Cream Social

5–7 p.m. Diamond Canyon School 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way 623-445-8000, diamondcanyon.dvusd.org

Meet teachers and enjoy some ice cream.

5:30 p.m. Anthem School 41020 N. Freedom Way 623-376-3700, anthem.dvusd.org

A&E

FRIDAY 8.10

Audition Preparation Acting Class for ‘A Year With Frog And Toad’

5–6:30 p.m.; 6:30–8 p.m. Musical Theatre of Anthem 42323 N. Vision Way 602-743-9892, musicaltheatreofanthem.org

SATURDAY 8.11

Auditions for ‘Flat Stanley Jr.’ and ‘A Year With Frog And Toad’

11 a.m. Through Sunday, Aug. 12 Musical Theatre of Anthem 42323 N. Vision Way 602-743-9892, musicaltheatreofanthem. org $195

Ages 10–12 for “Flat Stanley Jr.” Ages 6–9 for “A Year With Frog And Toad.” Vocal auditions for both Aug. 11. Dance

Clearing the Record The article “No Fun in the Sun,” [In&Out, July 26, 2012] made the statement “Whether the children in Anthem will get similar treatment as the elephants at the Tucson Zoo is up to Parkside Neighborhood Parks Committee and the Parkside HOA.” While this statement is accurate for playgrounds in Parkside’s pocket parks, Liberty Bell Park, where sail shades were removed and not replaced, falls under the jurisdiction of Anthem Community Council. AUGUST 9 & AUGUST 16, 2012 |

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COMMUNITY

SUNDAY 8.12

Introduction To Social Networking 1:30–3 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Set up Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts for business or personal use. Email account and registration required.

KID STUFF

Sunday Funday

8:30–10 a.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com $5

Early access to the waterpark. Breakfast served. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

SCHOOL

Back to School Sunday

10:30–11:30 a.m. Sun Valley Baptist Church 42302 N. Vision Way, Suite 104 623-986-1687, sunvalleybaptist.org

Classic Film Series: ‘Some Like It Hot’

6 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Classic film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. Discussion with Jeanne Berg, film critic. Registration required.

SCHOOL

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MONDAY 8.13

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COMMUNITY

Free gift to all students and teachers during church service.

desert ridge 4550 E BEll Rd., SuitE 284 antheM (at Curves) 42323 N ViSioN Way, SuitE 105 chiropractoranthemaz.net

call for “Flat Stanley Jr.” Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. Dance call for “A Year With Frog And Toad” Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. Check audition requirements online.

First Day of School

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• Anthem Preparatory Academy 42101 N. 41st. Drive, Suite C-101 623-465-4776, anthemprep.org • DVUSD 623-445-5000, dvusd.org

• Ridgeline Academy CFA

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CLUBS “We will BEAT the competition!”

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7 a.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way


623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com

Business networking group. Info: 623-551-0523 or pbanthem.com.

COMMUNITY

Your Computer and You

6–7:30 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Information and assistance on purchasing a computer, Internet security, setting up email and Facebook accounts. Registration required.

THURSDAY 8.16

KID STUFF

Dolphin Swim Team Tryouts

4:30–5:30 p.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com

Ages 8 and under. For beginner to advanced skill levels. Info: snewell@ anthemcouncil.com.

SCHOOL

BGHS: Meet the Teacher Night and New River/Desert Hills Community Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 6–8:30 p.m. Association: Meet Your Candidates Barry Goldwater High School 7–9:30 p.m. Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church 42425 N. New River Road, Phoenix 623-465-9461

Candidates running for specific positions invited to attend. Public welcome. Info: 602-432-2800, 602-525-0548 or newriverdeserthillscommunityassociation.org.

HEALTH

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting 2 p.m. 3340 W. Sousa Dr.

Support group. Confirmation required. Info: Alice Pujari at 623-551-9726.

WEDNESDAY 8.15

CLUBS

Business Network at Anthem 7 a.m. Hampton Inn 42415 N. 41st Drive 623-465-7979

Visitors welcome. Info: bnaonline.com.

COMMUNITY

Getting To Know Your Computer 10–11:30 a.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

2820 W. Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix 623-445-3000, bghs.dvusd.org

SDOHS: Open House

6–7:30 p.m. Sandra Day O’Connor High School 25250 N. 35th Ave., Glendale 623-445-7100, sdohs.dvusd.org

Go to student’s first hour class and follow student’s schedule in order.

FRIDAY 8.17

Dolphin Swim Team Tryouts

4:30–5:30 p.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com

Ages 9 and up. For beginner to advanced skill levels. Info: snewell@anthemcouncil. com.

SCHOOL

Celebrate the 2012 football season for BCHS and youth football programs. Includes BBQ dinner. Live music, raffles, giveaways and community spirit.

SUNDAY 8.19

SHOPPING

Used Book Sale

1–4:30 p.m. North Valley Regional Library

[See Friday’s listing]

MONDAY 8.20

KID STUFF

Dolphin Swim Team Tryouts [See Friday’s listing]

SCHOOL

Diamond Canyon: Curriculum Night

5:30 p.m. Diamond Canyon School 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way 623-445-8000, diamondcanyon.dvusd.org

TUESDAY 8.21

Anthem Preparatory Academy 42101 N. 41st. Drive, Suite C-101 623-465-4776, anthemprep.org

SCHOOL

Used Book Sale

5:30 p.m. Diamond Canyon School 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way 623-445-8000, diamondcanyon.dvusd.org

SHOPPING

9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Through Sunday, Aug. 19 North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Diamond Canyon: Curriculum Night

For grades 1–4.

New Friends of the North Valley Regional Library

COMMUNITY

SATURDAY 8.18

Phoenix Bulk Trash Pickup and Street Sweeping phoenix.gov/GARBAGE/garbidx.html

Help promote the recreational, educational This is for City of Phoenix ONLY. and cultural resources the library brings to Placement begins Saturday, Aug. 18 for pickup Monday, Aug. 27. the community.

Sunset Ridge: Meet the Teacher Night

7–10 p.m. Connolly’s Sports Grill 2605 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix 623-879-5997 $15–$20

For grades 5–8.

Anthem Prep: No School

Audio and used books, CDs, DVDs and more. Open to the public. Benefits the library.

SCHOOL

3rd Annual Community Football Kick-Off Celebration

4:30–5:30 p.m. Anthem Community Center

KID STUFF

Review computer parts, operation, programs and accessories. Registration required.

7 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Wyatt Earp about the West’s famous dentist and his journey from one who heals to one who kills.

FOOD & DRINK

Wyatt Earp Dinner Theatre

6–7:15 p.m. Sunset Ridge School 35707 N. 33rd Lane, Phoenix 623-445-7800, sunsetridge.dvusd.org

6–9 p.m. Pioneer Living History Village 3901 W. Pioneer Road, Phoenix 623-465-1052, pioneeraz.org $39.95/Adults; $19.95/Children ages 4–17; Free/Children 3 and under

For grades 7–8.

Dinner and show from a descendent of

WEDNESDAY 8.22

Anthem Community Council Board of Directors Meeting 6:30 p.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com

All Anthem residents encouraged to attend.

SCHOOL

Ridgeline: Early Release

Ridgeline Academy CFA 33625 N. North Valley Parkway , Phoenix 623-223-1335, teamcfa.org

Diamond Canyon: Band Rental Night

6 p.m. Diamond Canyon School 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way 623-445-8000 diamondcanyon.dvusd.org. io

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THIS WEEK

OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD

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THURSDAY 8.9

Free Yoga/Concert Series

6:30–9 p.m. Civic Space Park 424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 602-262-7424, phoenix.gov/parks

Bring your own mat. Concert at 7:30 p.m.; bring blanket or chair.

Guitarmania to Beatlemania: The Evolution of the Acoustic Guitar 7 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. themim.org $27.50–$32.50

Guitarist Laurence Juber discusses composing, recording and performing as lead guitarist in Paul McCartney’s Wings. See historically significant guitars.

‘Jazz On A Summer’s Day’

7:30 p.m. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale 480-994-2787, smoca.org $7

Filmed performances from Louis Armstrong, Anita O’’Day, Mahalia Jackson and Thelonious Monk at Newport Jazz Festival.

KID STUFF

‘The Princess, The Unicorn and The Smelly Foot Troll’ 10 a.m. Through Sunday, Aug. 26 Great Arizona Puppet Theater 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix 602-262-2050, azpuppets.org $5–$8

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix 602-254-7200 $27–$157

‘Legally Blonde The Musical’

7:30 p.m. Through Sunday, Aug. 26 Herberger Theater Center 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix 602-252-8497, herbergertheater.org $16.50–$34.50

Based on novel by Amanda Brown and movie starring Reese Witherspoon. A girl enrolls in Harvard Law School to win her boyfriend back and discovers her legal knowledge can help others.

OUTDOORS

Twilight Tour

6–7 p.m. Deer Valley Rock Art Center 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix 623-582-8007 $3–$7; Free/Children 5 and under

Educators guide tours and discuss petroglyphs, archaeology, Native American cultures, desert plants and animals. Reservations required.

paddling session at Lake Pleasant for $35 per person. Ages 12 and up. Info: 602-372-7470.

A&E

SATURDAY 8.11

Princess Party Open House

Arizona Dance Artistry 1745 W. Deer Valley Road, Suite 102 Phoenix 602-314-8033, arizonadanceartistry.com

Tour facility, meet staff and attend a free trial class. Ages 2–3 from 10–10:30 a.m. Ages 4–5 from 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Craft station and cupcake party from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reservations required.

The Piano Man Unplugged

9 p.m. Arizona Broadway Theatre 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria 623-776-8400, azbroadwaytheatre.com Free

In the lobby bar. Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John.

CLUBS

Car Guys Get Together

8–10 a.m. Chihuahua’s Chill Grill 34170 S. Old Black Canyon Highway, Black Canyon City, 602-796-0687

Cars, coffee and car talk every Saturday.

FOOD & DRINK

‘Rites OV Spring’

8 p.m. Arcosanti HC 74 Box 4136, Mayer 928-632-6217, arcosanti.org $20/Concert; $10/Dinner

Flam Chen explores the inner workings

Get Wet Beginner Kayak Program of a bugs life with aerial acrobatics, 6:30 p.m. Cabela’s 9380 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale 623-872-6700 Free

For first-time paddlers. Topics: equipment, techniques, navigation and networking. Sign up for on-water

fire dancing and more. Reservations suggested. Info: flamchen.com.

KID STUFF

Prowl and Play

6–9:30 p.m. Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

Singing, sparkles and smelly feet. Ages 3 and up.

OUTDOORS

Flashlight Tour

7–9 p.m. Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 480-941-1225, dbg.org $8–$18; Free/Children 2 and under

Self-paced stroll with 10 stations to discover native plants and animals.

A&E

FRIDAY 8.10

The Tour 2012: Kiss and Motley Crue 7 p.m.

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602-273-1341, phoenixzoo.org $6–$8

Evening animal meet and greets, water play area, squirt gun water wars, Radio Disney music and more.

OUTDOORS

Archery 101

7–8:30 a.m.; 9–10:30 a.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Paul Thorn

Stand-up Comedy

Semi-autobiographical rock tunes from his cover album “What The Hell Is Goin’ On?” Info: ticketfly.com/purchase/ event/131527 or paulthorn.com.

Local amateur comedians perform. Must be 21 years or older.

7:30 p.m. Crescent Ballroom 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix 602-716-2222 $31–$36

MONDAY 8.13

OUTDOORS

Learn archery basics. Equipment provided. Paddle Biscuit Tank and Beyond Wear closed-toe shoes. Registration Registration Deadline required.

Kiwanis Flea Market

8 a.m.–1 p.m. Dave Anderson Memorial Building 7177 Ed Everett Way, Carefree

Electronics, furniture, decorative items, household items and more. Bring shopping bag. Benefits community children’s programs. Info: kiwaniscarefree.org or 480-488-8400.

A&E

SUNDAY 8.12

Roberta Gambarini

Arizona Game and Fish Headquarters 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix 602-942-3000 $28

Learn how to kayak safely, effectively and practice at Bisquit Tank. Event Aug. 18. Info: Paddlesports America, 623-2516612 or a1141011.wow.uscgaux.info/ paddle.

A&E

TUESDAY 8.14

Shawn Colvin

7 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000, themim.org $37.50–$42.50

7 p.m. Through Wednesday, Aug. 15 Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000, themim.org $47.50–$52.50

Jazz singer.

Pop-influenced style of folk music.

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9 p.m. FilmBar 815 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix 602-595-9187 thefilmbarphx.com $3

CLUBS

North Valley Networking Group 9 a.m. Deer Valley Airport Restaurant 702 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix 623-869-0975

Breakfast and networking with other area businesses. Info: 602-432-7280.

WEDNESDAY 8.15

SHOPPING

Twilight Farmer’s Market 5–8 p.m. Citadelle Plaza 19420 N. 59th Ave., Glendale citadelleplaza.com

Fresh produce. Info: 623-848-1234 or arizonafarmersmarkets.com.

A&E

THURSDAY 8.16

Free Yoga/Concert Series 6:30–9 p.m. Civic Space Park


[See Thursday’s listing]

FRIDAY 8.17

OUTDOORS

Know Your Knots Park Ranger Program

3–4 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria (Off Hwy 74) 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Learn some helpful knots for a variety of tasks. For children and adults.

Rattlesnakes of America

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Learn about these reptiles and observe a feeding.

A&E

SATURDAY 8.18

Y La Bamba

7 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000, themim.org $22.50–$27.50

Indie rock band with sounds of folk rock with Mexican influences.

Natural History of the Lake

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Learn about the plants, animals and landscapes around the lake.

A&E

41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Learn about and look at these creatures on a short hike. Bring a black light or flashlight.

MONDAY 8.20

FOOD & DRINK

SUNDAY 8.19

Viva Italia

6–8 p.m. Tutti Santi 9011 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale 480-391-2222 $50

Identity Festival

2 p.m. Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion 2121 N. 83rd Ave. (Off I-10), Phoenix 602-254-7200 $40

Four-course Italian dinner with wine and performance by the Phoenix Opera of Neopolitan songs and arias. Reservation required. Info: 623-363-3327.

Features Eric Prydz, Excision, Paul Van Dyk, Hardwell, Bingo Players, Showtek, Noisia, Doctor P and more.

Auditions for ‘Signs Of Sara’

CLUBS

6 p.m. Through Monday, Aug. 20 Creative Stages Youth Theatre 19209 N. 83rd Ave. , Suite 106, Peoria csyt.org

TUESDAY 8.21

North Valley Networking Group 9 a.m. Deer Valley Airport Restaurant

Cold readings from the script and improvisation. Prepare a 1–2 minute dramatic monologue. Ages 12 and up (there are three roles for ages 7–8.) Rehearsals start Aug. 25. Performances Sep. 28–29 and Oct. 5–6.

Learn About and Hunt Scorpions 8–9 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park

[See Tuesday’s listing]

WEDNESDAY 8.22

SHOPPING

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C OV E R S T O RY

Second-grader Andrew Carr pumps out the push-ups bright and early.

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PHOTOS BY BRAD WOOD

BOKS (short for Build Our Kids’ Success) gives kids a body and brain boost before school, when it can really help.


families look to By Brad Wood bwood@inandoutaz.com

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he gymnasium at Canyon Springs School on Anthem’s west side was echoing with the noise typical of a school gym with kids going full tilt. The squeaks of athletic shoes, balls bouncing, and the sounds of young exuberance bounced from wall to wall. But there was one thing though that wasn’t typical this Thursday morning. It was 7 a.m., school wouldn’t start for another hour, and there were nearly 30 kids, grades 1–4, exercising and having a blast. Parents know how challenging it can be to get kids to school on time by the morning bell, so what could get this many kids to school a whole hour earlier? It’s Called, ‘BOKS’ Baby Canyon Springs is the first school in Arizona to launch the BOKS program. BOKS, short for, Build Our Kids’ Success, is sponsored by Reebok. Getting the kids out of bed early is just the beginning. “I’m more surprised how many kids have thoroughly enjoyed coming to it and come back day after day,” said Chris Clute, Canyon Springs PE teacher. Second-grader James Emler told In&Out, “We get to do lots of activities, and first we get free time, and we get to do running, go outside and get to have fun.” Exercise for Body and Mind The payoff goes well beyond the physical benefits, lasting well into the school day. Exercise not only physically wakes you up, but also gets the mind up to speed. In what some are calling landmark research, the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (See BOKS on Page 16)

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(BOKS from page 15)

State of Obesity

• The Centers for Disease Control estimates that by 2030, 32 million more Americans will be considered obese. • Arizona ranks 35th among states in obesity; 25.4 percent are obese—double the number of 15 years ago. • Colorado ranks lowest at 19.8 percent.

• Mississippi ranks highest with 34.4 percent of its population considered obese.

cited two high-quality studies that concluded the participation in physical activity positively relates to academic performance. The research found increased blood and oxygen flow to the brain improves mood, reduces stress and just plain makes the brain work better. Add to that this reported benefit: regular sports activity leads to better behavior in the classroom. Teachers See It Sheila Fields teaches second grade at Canyon Springs. She’s been in the teaching trenches for nine years. Without hesitation, she said the seven kids who came from the BOKS program into her classroom were ready to learn. “I’ve noticed a huge difference just with them settled down,” Fields said.

And, she was eager to report, those same kids improved academically. “For them to actually stay on task and just be more engaged—I absolutely saw a difference in actual grades.” And there has been a trickle-down effect. Fields said her whole classroom benefited. Figure less time spent with disruptive behavior, more time spent in actual instruction and class work. DIY If school doesn’t have a program, institute your own. Wake your kids 40 minutes early and get moving. Let them choose an activity (ours scooters while we jog; hip-hop dance tutorials, when the weather is bad). It’s also a great way to bond before sending them off on their own for the day. The exercise probably won’t hurt you, either. io

T he Kids Aren’t Alright • About 17 percent of 2– to 19-year-olds are obese. That’s 12.5 million kids. • Since 1980, the number of obese kids has tripled. • A growing number of youth are dealing with high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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Canyon Springs kids enjoying the BOKS program bright and early. Second grade teacher Sheila Fields said when they get to class, they are more ready to settle down and get to work.

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EXERCISE: A Workout for the Mind

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hile studies over the years have offered mixed results on whether exercise can boost brain function in children, experts are now beginning to contend that it does. Several studies have been conducted around the country and results have been positive. A study published in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, conducted by Charles H. Hillman, associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, assessed the fitness levels of 239 third and fifth graders from four Illinois schools. Children who got good marks on aerobic fitness and body-mass index—tended to score higher on state exams in reading and mathematics. The relationship held true regardless of gender or socieconomic differences. Of particular interest is the effect of exercise on students with ADHD symptoms, about 3–7 percent of school-age children. A study by Betsy Hoza of the Department of Psychology at the University of Vermont, found children with ADHD behaved better when they exercised. Exercise, the study concluded, may reduce impulsivity and improve attention. “There’s sort of no question about it now,” said Dr. John J. Ratey, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. “The exercise itself doesn’t make you smarter, but it puts the brain of the learners in the optimal position for them to learn.” Dr. Ratey is the author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Education and the Brain, the book that inspired BOKS founder Kathleen Tullie to start the program. The work draws together emerging findings that correlate exercise with a wide range of brainrelated benefits—improved attention, reduced stress and anxiety, and the delay of cognitive decline in old age.

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T H E B U Z Z | By Staff Writers

How to Get $75,000 to Rock Your School

let that school spirit shine by getting everyone you know to vote to for your entry. For every vote, Famous Footwear increases the prize by $1 up to $75,000. Two instant prizes will be awarded hink Boulder Creek could rock some new gym equipment? Do you daily, including $10 Famous Footwear and Converse gift cards, tote bags and wish Anthem Prep had its own, say, rock wall? How about band instruments T-shirts. io for Westwind to start rocking? Every school has a dream enhancement or two, and if you can put those dreams on paper in at least 250 convincing words, Go to Facebook.com/ your school could get up to $75,000 FamousFootwear to put toward that goal—and YOU • Saturday, Sept. 8 Deadline to could get up to $25,000. (Beats selling Nominate Your School entertainment books, eh?) • Sunday, Sept. 16–Friday, Oct. 5 Famous Footwear’s Rock Your Fans vote for their favorite finalist School contest invites parents and • Sunday, Oct. 21 (or thereabouts) students to nominate their school by Grand prize winner announced entering the contest beginning Sunday, Aug 5. Just visit Famous Footwear’s Facebook page or download the mobile app for iPhone or Android. Submit your entry of 250 words or more, then

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DVUSD Equips School Busses with Cameras

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eer Valley Unified School District hopes to provide a safer commute for students by installing a four-camera digital video system on all buses. The video system is available on all 83 full-size buses running in the district, including those in the Anthem area. The positioning of the four cameras ensures a view of all areas of the bus. The first camera is placed in the cockpit area, showing the driver, door and steps. Camera No. 2 on the bulkhead aims down the aisle to view the entire bus. Camera No. 3 mounted mid-bus views the back of the bus. Camera No 4. views the entire bus and backseat area [see photo, Page 20].

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The system includes an “event button” which the driver can press to mark an incident that may need to be addressed. The system uploads the video and audio recording to a secure software application which administration can access. School officials are notified immediately when the driver presses the event button. The district also plans to use the footage for training purposes for staff in the transportation department. “The video system was mainly installed for training purposes, but also so students can enjoy a safer, (See CAMERAS on Page 20)


G E T O U T |  BY LINDA & DR. DICK BUSCHER

Back-toSchool Never Tasted Good

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usinessman and developer John C. Lincoln was frustrated that his high-school-aged daughter, Lillian, did not have access to a prestigious girls’ high school. He wanted something similar to what was available to her male friends: The Judson School For Boys, (established 1928, closed 1999). So, as a man of means, he decided to build a private girls’ school for Lillian and other girls of social standing. Lincoln, who had just finished construction of the Camelback Inn, purchased 11 acres of barren desert near the inn, just north of magnificent Camelback Mountain and two miles west of the Judson School. There, he constructed the Judson School For Girls where Lillian and a handful of other girls began their high school studies in September 1934. Enrollment for the new school was a continuous problem and after only two years, the Judson School For Girls closed. A New Purpose The buildings were purchased by Jan and Mark Gruber in 1937 and remodeled into El Chorro, a fashionable lodge with a fine dining room. The original classroom became the main dining area and a rustic, stylish bar, known even today as the (See CHORRO on Page 20)

IF YOU GO

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5550 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley Getting There Take I-17

South to Loop 10l East, to AZ 51 South. Exit on Glendale Avenue/Exit 5. Turn left onto Lincoln Drive and travel 4.8 miles turning left at 56th Street. El Chorro is 34 miles from Anthem.

Hours Tuesday–Saturday,

5 p.m.–10 p.m. Happy Hour: 5–7 p.m. Sunday Brunch: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Closed Monday

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This rear-mounted camera, one of four interior cameras, captures much of the activity on the bus. A driver-operated event button marks segments of the video to be reviewed in the office. (CAMERAS from page 18)

more enjoyable commute,” said Ashley Morris, public relations assistant for DVUSD. “Transportation officials do believe the system would discourage misbehavior and vandalism.” Anthem’s Stephanie McClean will be sending her fifth and third grade

daughters on the bus for the first time. “I think it’s a good idea because if the students know they are being monitored, they’re more likely to behave,” McClean said. This marks the first year all DVUSD buses are equipped with the surveillance system full-time. io

rustic, homey charm. El Chorro’s reputation for Classroom Bar, was fine Southwest dining installed at the back of the grew to become common classroom. knowledge. Frequent Diners The Millers also Hollywood elite rushed to developed a signature the newly opened lodge item: what may well be with its breathtaking the most delicious sticky views of Camelback and buns in the world. Today, Mummy Mountains. you can still take home a Clark Gable, Milton “get-to-go” order. Berle, John Wayne and Barry Goldwater visited The lodge has frequently. undergone recent renovations upgrading History Lives Joe the sound system, adding Miller, once a bartender wi-fi, and expanding the at El Chorro and his patios for an even more wife Evie, a cocktail spectacular view of the waitress, bought the mountains. But, fear establishment in 1973, realizing a lifetime dream not—the old school’s of ownership. The Millers traditional charm is still intact. In fact, the newly expanded the restaurant renovated El Chorro from 70 to 200 seats while maintaining the became the first restaurant (CHORRO from page 19)

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in Arizona to earn a Gold Certificate from the U.S. Green Building Council. The new Southwest menu, coupled with traditional favorites (like trout amandine and eggs Benedict), continue to make this old schoolhouse a “go to” destination for brunch, lunch, dinner or a cool drink. El Chorro’s garden provides the chefs with many of the herbs and spices used in their recipes. So, if you happen to find yourself walking to the back of the classroom, pause and give thanks to Lillian Lincoln and her dad, John C., for making going back to school enjoyable… and delicious. (Remember those sticky buns! Yum!) io


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THIS JUST IN

Anthem Prep Tops AIMS Charts Again The new test eliminates the statecreated exam, and will better measure student and school performance against nthem Prep leads the way in AIMS those in other states. To date, 45 states results again with top scores in have agreed to phase in a standardized math, reading and writing for 2012, set of K–12 skills called the Common while New River Elementary posted Core State Standards Initiative, with improvements in all subjects with full implementation by 2013–2014. remarkable gains in math, writing and The new exam to measure progress science. in the program will debut in the But the pencil-and-paper exam 2014–2015 school year. One goal is disappears soon as Arizona joins to administer the test electronically to a consortium of states choosing to provide quicker results, and a better administer a national exam. teaching tool for educators. io By Karen Goveia kgoveia@inandoutaz.com

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AIMS Results*

Percentage of students passing

Reading Writing Science

2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

Anthem Preparatory Academy

89

88

97

96

81

84

91

88

Diamond Canyon Elementary

83

83

93

95

77

83

93

92

Adams Traditional Academy

85

87

96

96

81

79

96

89

81

79

95

92

76

79

92

88

Gavilan Peak Elementary Westwind Preparatory Academy

87

93

94

65

Sunset Ridge Elementary

81

80

92

91

80

74

88

91

Anthem School

73

76

90

89

78

73

85

86

Norterra Canyon

75

78

90

89

79

78

76

77

New River Elementary School

60

75

83

85

70

80

70

78

Canyon Springs

74

73

89

87

67

72

86

85

Caurus Academy

70

71

87

84

61

72

88

85

Sandra Day O'Connor High School 64

65

88

85

81

80

61

65

Desert Mountain Middle School

67

68

83

83

64

61

71

81

Boulder Creek High School

65

66

85

87

73

77

61

63

Esperanza Elementary School

62

67

79

81

55

69

69

66

Barry Goldwater High School

51

47

75

77

60

66

49

53

Lower score than previous year. Higher score than previous year. Bold represents high score from select area schools. SOURCE: Arizona Department of Education. *Scores for district and charter schools in the area based on scores for all grades, ranked in order of overall average performance in 2012. ≈ A minimum of ten scores are required for reporting. Westwind Preparatory Academy did not meet that minimum in 2011. 22 |

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T H E TA L K | BY BRAD WOOD

School Test “The school year is here and parents faced the

stressful decision: ‘Should we stay or should we go?’ What is your criteria for choosing your child’s school?”

Tiffany Soldevere

Jillian Vanselow

Chris McMillan

Benjamin Hunt

“My son goes to Norterra Canyon. I couldn’t be more happy. It feels like a family. Teachers are all on the same page and everyone is… genuine. The atmosphere is why we stay and what we would look for in other schools.”

“A nurturing environment. I look at the curriculum and activities and how qualified the teachers are. Also, that my kids are happy and we notice growth and development.”

“The curriculum and how much help the school offers students in areas where they need more help. I look at what the school offers to help students be prepared for college.”

“I like to see how interactive the kids are with the teachers. I like it when teachers communicate with us. In the past at another school, that was an issue. It was surprising to find out a little too late there was an issue.”

Student and Parent Phoenix

Counselor Anthem

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Home Theater Plus. Home entertainment sales and installation. T.V., Surround sound, custom remotes. Need a new T.V., advice, or help hooking up what you already have? Anthem resident. Exceptional service. Fair and honest pricing. Call Jon for a free estimate. 623-853-6445 MOVERS- AZ BBB Members. A Rating. NO Complaints. Licensed & Insured. Valleywide Services. NO Trip or Travel Charges, Gas or Mileage fees for: Anthem, Cave Creek, Phoenix, Peoria, Carefree, Glendale, Scottsdale Residents. Free Estimates. Call Today! 623-551-9486 www.aboveandbeyondmovers.com NEW Sliding Glass Door Rollers & Track Cover Replaced. Club Res. Vince 623-340-0342. Guaranteed! SCREENMOBILE of Anthem Full service mobile screen company. Sunscreens, Sliding screen doors,Screen rooms, Awnings, and Patio roll ups. Repairs Fully licensed.623-561-6370. screenmobile.com WINDOW COVERINGS, Security Doors, Sunscreens Licensed, Bonded, Insured ROC 200349 623-4650373*** www.dhsunscreens.com SERVICES - A/C AND HEAT 24/7 Emergency Service at no extra charge for all your Heating & A/C needs! At McConahy Mechanical. ANTHEM Resident Call and schedule your $49.95 check-up. ROC#263266 Chris 623-258-3906 59$ Spring Tune Up! ProSkill Plumbing & Air. See Page 2 for Deals! 623-551-7473 L#275901 A/C & HEAT Repair, Replace & Maintain PRICELESS PLUMBING, HEATING & AIR lic245228 Visit our Anthem Showroom! 623.444.0611 A/C Repair Service Install. Mears Mechanical FREE Quote on New units ROC240112 (623) 465-0668 AIR DYNAMICS A/C & Heat, Anthem Owned, BBB A+ !!! ROC208314 602.973.2272

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Bishara Dental n

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R E A L ESTATE E S TAT E WATCH WAT C H REAL

Weekly resale activity in Anthem, excluding new builds: Week Ending ... Homes Sold Under Contract Listed for Sale

Jul 2 29 184 117

Jul 16 17 178 134

July 9 18 183 126

Jul 23 14 181 137

For the most recent week, sales of bank-owned homes: 3 Short sales (sold for less than what was owed): 4

Homes Sold: Monthly June 2012: 106

140 120

Real estate data provided by D.L. Jones & Associates. Contact Dennis Jones at DLJones@HotMail.com 602-909-2845 TheRealEstateWeb.com

Price Per Square Foot

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43506 N 44TH LANE 2158 W MUIRFIELD 1021 E CARLISLE RD 43822 N 44TH LANE 2948 W OWENS WAY 39624 N MESSNER WAY 4004 N FAITH LANE 15421 W GELDING DR 42111 N MANTLE WAY 38020 N PAGODA DR 36236 N 28TH ST 40841 N MAJESTY CT 39718 W MESSNER WAY 4401 W PHALEN DR 3417 W DONATELLO DR 42014 N ALLISTAIR WAY 41925 N OAKLAND CT 1704 W TWAIN CT

2150 W. ALAMEDA RD #1006 3780 W DESERT CREEK LANE 41407 N YORKTOWN CT 813 W CAMARGO CT 3330 W SUMMIT WALK 3306 W SUMMIT WALK 2358 W TURTLE HILL CT 43609 N 48TH DR. 3634 W LINKS DR. 40820 N LAUREL VALLEY WAY 1748 W TWAIN DR. 2517 W MORSE DR. 39621 N MILL CREEK CT. 43806 N 44TH LN. 41112 N LYTHAM WAY 3222 W FULLER DR. 4315 W LAPENNA DR. 3830 W GHOST FLOWER LN.

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