PXU Newsletter March 10, 2023
March is Women's History Month, Social Worker Month, National Athletic Training Month, and Disability Awareness Month
Sam Le: Phoenix Union's First Known Million Dollar Scholar of 2023
Sam was also interviewed by a news outlet in Ohio, where he will be moving to. Click the button below to view the interview. We are proud of you, Sam!
Cyndi Tercero Featured by EdWeek
Diego Flores to Represent Alhambra at 2023 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Finals
We wish you luck at State, Diego!
Betty Fairfax Japanese Club Creates Video for Friends in Japan
Central High School Performs Well at Regional Mock Trial
Central High School Mock Trial have added another feather to the string of achievements of Bobcats by participating and performing well in the Regional Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, March 4th. The competition was at the Maricopa County Superior Courthouse.
13 Students represented Central High School in this competition. All students were divided into 2 teams according to their respective roles. Each team had to perform 4 times on the Arizona Mock Trial Case: 2 times as Defense and 2 times as Prosecution. They won 4 out of 8 cases. Their students were trained in-person by a very talented attorney Mr. Jacob Stock.
These are the names of the participants according to their Teams:
Team 1: Julia Tyree (Sophomore), Ana Maria Tongol (Sophomore), Christian Murego (Senior), Jozette Garcia (Sophomore), Sie Urrutia Gonzalez (Sophomore), Nur Mohamad Ali (Senior)
Team 2: Kamora Hunt (Sophomore), Jhanyla james (Senior), Miriam Zepeda (Sophomore), Eileen Rosas (Junior), Macy Custer (Junior), Ridwan Mohammed (Senior), Kennay James-Mckinzie (Sophomore)
Congratulations, Central Mock Trial!
Maryvale College and Career Fair
Carl Hayden ESS Has Successful Guardianship Night
Bostrom Students Visit Luke Air Force Base
What an incredible opportunity!
Maryvale Students Visit LA Museum of Tolerance
We hope they had fun and learned something new!
PXU Bands/Orchestra/Guitar Programs Attend ABODA Area Festivals
- Academies at South Mountain Band - Excellent Rating
- Betty Fairfax Beginning Band - Non-Rated
- Betty Fairfax Band - Excellent Rating
- Camelback Band - Excellent Rating
- Carl Hayden Band - Excellent Rating
- Maryvale Band - Excellent with Recognition Rating
- Maryvale Orchestra - Excellent with Recognition Rating
- North Band - Excellent Rating
- Trevor Browne Band - Good Rating
- Alhambra Guitar - Superior with Distinction Rating
- Betty Fairfax Guitar - Excellent Rating
- Camelback Guitar - Excellent with Recognition Rating
- Central Guitar - Non-Rated
- Maryale Guitar - Superior with Distinction Rating
- Metro Tech - Excellent with Recognition Rating
Congratulations to all!
To stay updated with all things PXU Visual and Performing Arts, visit PXU.org/VAPA.
Carl Hayden JROTC Cadets posted the Colors at the annual Private First-Class Oscar Austin Remembrance Ceremony at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery where Private First Class Austin is buried. American Legion Post 41, America’s Buffalo Soldiers, Phoenix Union JROTC Cadets, veterans, friends and family attended this year’s ceremony.
Cesar Chavez High School JROTC Cadets posted the Colors at the Arizona Senate during the Private First-Class Oscar Austin Remembrance Ceremony. The Medal of Honor Citation noting Private First-Class Austin’s heroism was read on the Senate Floor. We are proud of our JROTC programs for representing Phoenix Union!
PXU Libraries February Stats
- Print Books: 6507 checked out by readers
- Digital Books: 358 eBooks and Audiobooks checked out by readers
- Database Searches: 15,795 research databases were accessed by readers
We are excited to see our students engaging with the important resources in our libraries.
PXU Employee Wellness Support
Do you or a PXU Employee you know need any support? PXU has Health and Wellness Clinicians on staff to support our staff with difficult times. If you or a colleague are in need of emotional or mental health support, please click the link below to be directed to a form for support. A Staff Health and Wellness Specialist will respond to you within 24 hours (Monday thru Friday).
ElevateEdAZ is an initiative of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation focused on aligning classes and curriculum with workforce needs, creating opportunities for students to apply academics through work-based learning, and increasing student exposure to career pathways. ElevateEdAZ is designed as a model for Arizona schools to better integrate high wage, high demand, high skill career pathways into the K-12 education system. With College and Career Coaches already embedded at the Academies at South Mountain, Metro Tech High School, and Phoenix Coding Academy, ElevateEdAZ looks forward to providing many impactful experiences to students and educators this coming school year.
We encourage you to share with your networks and encourage students to seek out the resources that ElevateEdAZ provides!