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Mesa teacher helps develop mandatory Holocaust class
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Mesa teacher helps develop mandatory Holocaust class

December 18th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Mairany Garcia Tribune Contributor Back when Dobson High teacher Kim Klett was beginning her path to a doctoral degree in English, she decided to take a class that would impact the rest of her career: Holocaust Literature....
Foundation helps MCC entrepreneurs
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Foundation helps MCC entrepreneurs

December 15th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A foundation has awarded Mesa Community College $50,000 to help 15 low-income students launch their businesses. The Santander Consumer USA Inc. Foundation’s grant will help students enrolled in MCC’s Green...
Mesa actor diverts from usual gangster role
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Mesa actor diverts from usual gangster role

December 15th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tribune Staff Writer Mesa multihyphenate entertainer Michael Saquella is thrilled about small things as well as easy laughs. “I’m excited that I got out of bed this morning,” Saquella says dead...
Mesa author adds ‘coach’ to extensive resume
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Mesa author adds ‘coach’ to extensive resume

December 8th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Srianthi Perera Tribune Contributor As a child, Sharon Skinner used to hide in a closet to read undisturbed by her four siblings. Not surprisingly, the Mesa woman became an author as an adult and has successfully published –...
Theaters continue to reel under COVID-19
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Theaters continue to reel under COVID-19

December 8th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Sarah Nguyen Tribune Contributor Local theaters are learning to pivot and adapt as the pandemic continues to rage on. Since the start of the pandemic, Valley theatres have faced closed and canceled shows. Karen Rolston,...
Red Mountain economics teacher honored
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Red Mountain economics teacher honored

December 8th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A Red Mountain High faculty member has been named the 2020 Economics Teacher of the Year. Jaime Leverington received the honor from the Arizona Council on Economic Education, a nonprofit dedicated to economic...
Family helps hospice families in Mesa, EV
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Family helps hospice families in Mesa, EV

December 8th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer For the past four years, Amber Kovarik of Chandler has donated dozens of Thanksgiving meals to Hospice of the Valley patients and families impacted by cancer. She says it’s a gift of gratitude in...
Red Mountain’s Care Closet helps students
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Red Mountain’s Care Closet helps students

December 3rd, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Red Mountain High social worker Jennifer M. Fiegl and other school staff believe that every student should have access to the basic needs of life so that they can focus on their education. That’s never become...
Mesa church helps nonprofit shelter homeless families
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Mesa church helps nonprofit shelter homeless families

December 1st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Victory Lutheran Church in Mesa is working with a Phoenix nonprofit to shelter and provide meals for homeless families. Family Promise of Greater Phoenix rescues primarily first-time homeless families,...
Mesa counselor pens guide on distractions
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Mesa counselor pens guide on distractions

December 1st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A Mesa counselor has combined her Christian faith and her counseling experience in her first book. Francine Akins-Arbuckle has written “Overcoming Distractions: A Biblical Guide to Staying Focused.”...