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touch-a-truck event Written by: Sophie Hill, Phoenix Country Day School Hey, I’m Sophie Hill! I am a junior at Phoenix Country Day and my passion is writing. I also love traveling, especially for the cultural experience and the shopping. This year, one of my goals is to learn the art of making an amazing cappuccino.

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lossy finishes, delicious food, and fun for the whole family; what could be better than that? Sponsored by the wonderful Junior League, the Touch-A-Truck event promises to bring fun to all demographics, especially the little ones. Coming up on October 12 from 10am to 2pm, at the Paradise Valley Mall by the North parking lot. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the vehicles that support and assist our community on a dayto-day basis. While gathering an abundant amount of knowledge about these trucks and cars, there is also the rare chance to chat with the individuals who work with them everyday. If the work trucks are not necessarily your style, no worries, there will be numerous enriching activities set up for your enjoyment. Adventurous obstacle courses, bouncy houses, and scrumptiously savvy food trucks are all

sure to please. All proceeds from this event go directly back to the Junior League, who will continue to help and inspire the community with charity events like this one. Two of the JL’s main programs are Kids in the Kitchen, which focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle for kids; and ROCKETS a science-based program for kids. You will get an incredible chance to explore what these programs are all about and how to get involved with them outside of Touch-A-Truck. Also, if Junior League sounds like something you would like to join, this event is a great way to get a feel for the organization. For more information on the Junior League or Touch-A-Truck please visit this website, www.jlp.org. Touch-A-Truck is going to be such great time, so grab your friends and family and come to the event!

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Finding your purpose: Choosing the right major for a fulfilling career

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sk any first- or second-graders what they want to be when they grow up and the responses will likely be old standbys, including firefighter, police officer or teacher. However, asking a high schooler the same question may elicit a response painted with hesitation and uncertainty. Choosing a major is a difficult decision for most students to make, especially teens who are still trying to define who they are. Not only does a major cement a career direction, but also potential income and upward mobility within a chosen profession. About 80 percent of students end up changing their major at least once, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. On average, college students change their major at least three times over the course of their college career. And depending on how drastically the major changes, students may find that they have taken unnecessary courses and incurred extra costs for credit hours they don’t need. Selecting the right career path starts with students understanding their true passion. For instance, at Grand Canyon University, students are encouraged to answer five questions to help guide them toward, not necessarily a profession, but an area of study: 1. Where are your strengths? 2. What are your passions? 3. How long are you willing to stay in school?

4. What kind of work do you see yourself doing? 5. What kind of life do you want to lead? Once students have a better understanding of themselves, it becomes easier to find a career direction. GCU also has a self-assessment tool that measures interests, preferences and skills, and suggests possible career paths based on individual results. Based on a student’s answers, the Career Compass then scans more than 1,200 different career paths and professions to determine which ones best fit the student’s profile, including employment prospects, salary ranges and mobility. After finding a handful of careers in which they are interested, students can learn more about the professions by interviewing people in the field or finding a mentor, job-shadowing and even seeking out part-time work or an internship so they can get a taste for the dayto-day responsibilities. Choosing a major can seem a daunting decision, and one with long-term ramifications. But through thoughtful introspection and careful consideration, students can be confident in their choice. Jacqueline Smith is director of Career Services at Grand Canyon University. For more information about choosing a career and to access the Career Compass, visit gcu. edu/Career-Services.php

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hrist Lutheran School is so excited to share that Tracy Skoog, one of our 3rd grade teachers, has received the prestigious Lumen Christi Educator of the Year Award, given by the Missouri Synod, English District. The award seeks to honor Christian educators who exercise their abilities in creative and unique ways as they nurture and teach God’s children.  Below is an interview with Tracy: WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER?  I’ve wanted to be a teacher since third grade. I had the most amazing teacher that year. She was strict yet loving. She had a way of making every child in her class feel special. I can still remember how it felt to be in her class. My desire is to create the same loving environment for my students that I felt as a child so many years ago.

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TELL US ABOUT THE LUMEN CHRISTI AWARD:  I was nominated for this award by my principal, Cheryl Ehlers. The criteria is as follows: 1. Very Committed to Ministry and Mission, 2. Highly Dedicated to Parish, 3. Readily Witnesses to Christ, a Spiritual Example, and 4. A Particularly Effective Educator. Nominations from the English District of the LCMS (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod) throughout the United States are gathered yearly. This year, I was selected as recipient. HOW DID IT FEEL TO WIN?  I was shocked and humbled. I work with an amazing faculty at Christ Lutheran School in Phoenix.  I can truly say that our faculty is outstanding. We have many standouts who are also deserving of this award. In fact, we have had others, on our staff, who have received the Lumen Christi Award in the past. TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY:  I have been married to my husband, Ron, for 21 years. We have two children.  Our son, Colin, is a senior at Valley Lutheran High School and our daughter, Hannah, is in 7th grade at Christ Lutheran School.

My desire is to create the same loving environment for my students that I felt as a child so many years ago.

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TELL US ABOUT YOUR CLASSROOM PET:  I have a corn snake. Her name is Venus. She is orange and yellow and about 4 feet in length. She enjoys eating mice and hanging out on students’ desks in class. She likes to feel like she’s part of the class. HAVE WE HEARD MUSIC COMING FROM YOUR CLASSROOM?  Music is very important in my classroom. I play guitar and my students sing along. We’re thinking about taking our act on the road.

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WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES?  I love to spend time outside. My husband and I enjoy bike riding, hiking, and camping. Music is also big at my house. My husband plays drums, and Colin, Hannah and I play guitar. There’s usually a lot of music and singing going on in our spare time. WHAT ADVICE CAN YOU GIVE STUDENTS WHO WANT TO BE TEACHERS?  Of course, study hard and get good grades. In addition to that, take the time to learn about people, practice talking to people and more importantly, practice listening to people. Teaching is a “people” job.  Be the best communicator that you can be. Start practicing now. WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE PLANS?  My future depends on the opportunities that the Lord places in front of me.  For now, I am here to teach, love, and lead these children.  I will continue to do His Will and strive to be the best educator/witness that I can be.

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The Junior League of Phoenix presents its annual Touch-A-Truck event offering kids a hands-on experience with big trucks! Mascots, food trucks, family-friendly activities, and local vendors will be on site!

saturday, october 12, 2013 paradise valley mall (North Parking Lot by Dillards)

10:00am - 2:00pm

Tickets: $5 at the door or online at www.jlp.org $20 for Family Pack of 5

Funds raised will help support the mission of The Junior League of Phoenix, including our community programs.

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“Everything you needed to know,

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ur new kinder“garden” was welcomed into the Saint Theresa Catholic School community in August. Our garden of students are growing in their knowledge of God’s love for them, the routines that will make them successful students, and how to be responsible citizens. While that might sound like a lot of work, the days are filled with fun, exploration, and faith. One of our favorite events this fall was when the kindergarten students found themselves returning to summer camp at Camp Hi Five for two weeks in September. The camp focused on character based, Scripture supported values that emphasized physical fitness, team building, and fun! The camp values also supported the school-wide Discipline with Purpose program which the children have been learning in the classroom.

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The seeds have been planted and it will be exciting to watch the kinder“garden” grow throughout the school year! Please call or email if you would like to learn more about our kindergarten classrooms! 602-840-0010 • www.stcs.us inthezona.com


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Students with Mandarin and Spanish Ms. Hong Where are you from? I am from Beijing. Why did you become a Chinese teacher? I wanted to teach children about China and my language. What advice would you give children that want to learn Mandarin? To remember that the characters were created as drawings and look like the object that they are. I teach the charac-

Cali Why are you learning Mandarin and Spanish? My parents want me to get into a good college and have a good career. What advice would you give other students who want to learn Mandarin and Spanish? Not everyone gets to learn Chinese and Spanish, so you are very lucky if you get this chance.

Riley Why are you learning Mandarin and Spanish? I am learning Mandarin because I was adopted from China and my parents want me to learn my home language. How long have you been learning Mandarin and Spanish? We started in preschool at BeiBei Amigos. I was really young. What do you want to be when you grow up? A doctor

What is new at Arizona Language Preparatory? We are having a Trike-A-Thon to help St. Jude’s hospital. St. Jude treats children with cancer. If you would like to donate some money to help, please call BeiBei Amigos Language School at 602-996-4990.

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ters using stories and body movement. What do you think that are the advantages of learning Mandarin? Learning more than one language helps develop the brain.

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The Mega 104.3 1st Annual Mega Safe Street Spooktacular! Phoenix’s Premiere Safe Trick-or-Treating Event Thurs, Oct. 31st, 2013 | Metrocenter Mall Free to the public 5:00pm – 7:30pm A free event where families can bring their kids for safe Trick-or-Treating! Music provided by Mega 104.3! Prizes! Come in your best costume and celebrate Halloween with Mega 104.3 and our community!

BABY’S NIGHT OUT A Chance For New Moms & Dads to Bring the Baby to the Movies THEY Want to See! Crying, Feeding & Diaper Changing Expected! EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7PM Scottsdale Pavilions & Ak-Chin Cinemas For this week’s feature information visit: www.UltraStarMovies.com

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He started in diving instructor Kristin Pruett’s beginner dive group less than a year later. I am an 8th grader at PCDS who enjoys playing tennis and electric Today, six years later, Jem still dives with Ms. Pruett, but he is now on guitar. I am also an avid ASU football fan. the Arizona Marlins diving team. He often travels out of state for competitions, mostly to California Photo by: Maya Abou-Haider and Texas for regionals. When asked whether 8th grader at PCDS diving could be frightening, he responded by saying “It’s terrifying. Especially when you are hoa! I can’t jump. I can’t do it; learning a new dive you are really nervous, but this diving board is just too after you do it you are really happy and excited. high. Uh-oh. Is that a bee? It’s great.” He also mentioned that his coach “has Ahhhh... splash. For some of us, a bee is never asked me to do anything that I’m not ready the only way to pressure us into a high to do” and that the environment is completely dive. However, what many of us consider a safe. Fortunately, Jem has never experienced a scary jump from board to water is routine serious injury while diving. for multiple-time champion-diver Jem Jem’s “scariest” dive is a reverse one Stern. While most people have a difficult and a half on a three meter diving board. time conjuring up enough confidence This is where to simply jump off a diving board, Mr. Jem, left, with author Louis he flips toward Stern’s days at the pool are much more the board one challenging. Most practices consist of jumping off and a half times, a board higher than a one-story building, flipping landing head-first. He dives because toward it, and trying to land head-first in the pool with no splash... and he enjoys and and it’s a fun way to get he loves it! exercise; tough conditioning and deck Jem first came across diving through his older sister Maddie, who work are required to be a great diver. happened to be recruited to dive for Wellesley College this year. Jem, at Mr. Stern has many goals as a diver, and seven years old, wasn’t allowed to stay home alone- nor did he have too plans to dive for the Phoenix Country much on his agenda- so he was brought along to his sister’s practice. By Day School diving team next year in the end of the practice, he had decided that diving was to be his sport. high school.

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5th Annual Swim & Gym Festival

Saturday, November 2nd • 2:30pm–6:00pm Free Gymnastics Classes, Free Dance Classes, Free Family Swim & Water Fun, Live Music, Local Vendors, Food & Snack Vendors and Much More! EVENT PARKING Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics 3110 E. Thunderbird Rd. St. Marks Lutheran Church 3030 E. Thunderbird Rd. Paradise Valley Baptist Church 14034 N. 32nd St.

For a $5 donation, climb the rock wall, slide down the mega slide and enjoy the outdoor attractions donated by: Help us Change a Child’s Life by Donating to Our Change Drive. DONATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF $10,000! Please make all checks payable to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Vendors interested in participating contact Kenzie@arizonasunrays.com OR Murphy@hubbardswim.com

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Yes, we do offer an AAS in Strength, Nutrition and Personal Training, soon to be changed officially to Strength and Personal Training (2 year). We also offer a Certificate as a Personal Training Specialist (1 year). At SCC, we have a state-of-the-art fitness and wellness facility that is utilized in the lab setting, along with the lecture classes. We have highly qualified instructors with degrees in related fields such as Movement Sciences, Exercise Science,

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EVENT LOCATION 13832 N. 32nd Street

Exercise and Wellness, Kinesiology, and Health and Physical Education. We have a Metabolic Cart and Nutritionist for lab training and assessments. The Metabolic Cart provides a test for a person’s Resting Metabolic Rate (how many calories they burn at rest). Also, we have the ability to test someone’s Vo2 -- the amount of oxygen they consume at rest or at maximum exercise. We allow advanced students taking four core classes in the program to utilize the fitness center to work on class assignments, such as creating programs and becoming familiar with working in a fitness center setting. Nutrition is a part of the degree and students now can acquire a separate Certificate in Nutrition and Wellness to strengthen their resume. Primary classes include: Intro to Kinesiology, Healthful Living, Practical Applications to Fitness, Intro to Human

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THE CAMELBACK ESPLANADE FRIDAY MARKET Spring 2013 Seasonal, Fridays Oct - April, 10 am-2pm By the front lawn and Center Walkway 2425 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix. AZ 85016 CAREFREE FARMERS MARKET Since Fall 2002 Seasonal, Fridays Oct - May, 9am-1pm Carefree Sundial Gardens 1 Sundial Circle, Carefree, AZ 85377 MESA COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET Since Fall 1993 *Year round - Fridays Oct - April, 9am-1pm May - Sep, 9 am - noon Along the East Sidewalk 263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201 GOODYEAR COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET New Fall 2013 Seasonal, Saturdays Oct - May, 8 am - Noon Located in the Goodyear Community Park 3151 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear, AZ 85338 OLD TOWN SCOTTSDALE FARMERS MARKET Since Fall 2008 Seasonal - Saturdays Oct - May, 8am-1pm Brown & 1st St. (City Parking Lot) 3806 N. Brown Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

ROADRUNNER PARK FARMERS MARKET Since Fall 1990 Year round - Saturdays Oct - May, 8am-1pm June - Sept, 7 am - 11 am Along the Greenbelt by Cactus Rd. 3502 E Cactus Rd., Phoenix AZ 85032 AHWATUKEE FARMERS MARKET Since Fall 2002 Year round - Sundays Oct - April, 9am-1pm May - Sep, 8 am - 11 am By the Ball Field 4700 E. Warner Rd.,Phoenix, Az 85044 ANTHEM FARMERS MARKET Spring 2013 Seasonal - Sundays Nov - April, 9:00am-1pm May - July, 8 am - Noon October, 8 am - Noon Central Walkway Near the Veterans Memorial 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem, AZ 85086 SPECIAL EVENT MARKET JOHN C. LINCOLN HOLIDAY & FARMERS MARKET New Fall 2013 Thursday, Nov. 7 & Dec 5 or 12 3 pm - 7 pm Visitor Parking Lot off E. Mission Ln. & N. 7th St. 250 E Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020

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Get A HEALTHY Head Start On your Holiday Dinner. Turkey Day Phoenix 5K and 10K brings family and friends together to start Thanksgiving Day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of fit fun. Turkey Day will once again return to the incredible Wesley Bolin Plaza, where you will find race day registration, packet pickup, the food bank donation drop-off location, and our post-race awards tent filled with food and refreshments. The Kids Zone lets kids have their own exciting Thanksgiving activities such as face painting, balloon artists, turkey hats and pictures with ‘Turkey Tom’ – our official mascot. Registration is available at TurkeyDay-5K.com or on race day from 6am – 7:30am at Wesley Bolin Plaza. Please bring photo ID and cash or credit.

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DISCOVER SOMETHING Extraordinary OCTOBER 25, 2013 At Madison School District, we are committed to providing extraordinary learning for all. We invite parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2014 – 2015 school year to join us for our “Discover Madison” tour to learn more about what our schools and programs can offer you and your child. For more information or to RSVP, please visit madisonaz.org/discovertour. The tour will be conducted from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lunch will be served. We look forward to seeing you!

LEARN MORE ONLINE AT MADISONAZ.ORG/DISCOVERTOUR Madison No. 1 Grades 5–8 5525 N. 16th St. Phoenix, AZ 85016 602 . 664 . 7100

Madison Camelview Preschool–4 2002 E. Campbell Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85016 602 . 664 . 7200

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Madison Rose Lane Preschool–4 1155 E. Rose Lane Phoenix, AZ 85014 602 . 664 . 7400

Madison Park Grades 5–8 1431 E. Campbell Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85014 602 . 664 . 7500

Madison Meadows Grades 5–8 225 W. Ocotillo Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85013 602 . 664 . 7600

Madison Heights Preschool–4 7150 N. 22nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85020 602 . 664 . 7800

Madison Traditional Preschool–8 925 E. Maryland Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85014 602 . 745 . 4000

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