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Looking for an old friend

October 5, 2018 by Mark Sheffer (Register to contact)

My picture doesn't exist in the yearbook except in the cross country picture. I'm listed as bob jones. I'm looking for a friend who was in the class of 74, his name is Kevin brown. If you know how I can get in touch with him please let me know. Thanks

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October 28, 2013 by Richard Guthrie (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

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Job change for me!

May 28, 2012 by Sara Nowlin-Edens (Register to contact)

My two partners and I finally got our little business off the ground. Officially, we're now book publishers and have our first authors' manuscripts ready to edit and publish. Silver Tongue Press is on its way!

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Arcadia High School vandalized, police searching for suspects  AZFamily

Phoenix police are investigating after Arcadia High School was vandalized in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Kerry Taylor to return as Arcadia HS head football coach KPNX

PHOENIX — On May 31, Arcadia High School sent down a stunning announcement. They had fired head football coach Kerry Taylor after just one year on the ...

Kerry Taylor will return as Arcadia head football coach nearly two weeks after firing  AZCentral

After a tumultuous two weeks, during which he was fired and then reunited with his players, Kerry Taylor will return as head football coach at Phoenix Arcadia.

Former Titans coach Kerry Taylor unsure if he'll return to Arcadia High  AZFamily

After going 0-10 two years ago, Taylor led the Titans to six wins in 2018. Told he wasn't a "good fit," Taylor was let go on Friday in the late.

Parents, players respond to firing of Arcadia HS football coach at meeting  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Students and parents at Arcadia High School are demanding their head football coach be reinstated. Last Friday, Kerry Taylor was fired ...

Arcadia Fires Kerry Taylor  Sports360AZ

Kerry Taylor promised and delivered big change when he took over the Arcadia High School program. Friday the school fired the embattled head coach.

Arcadia boys basketball investigated over alleged racial bias  AZCentral

Phoenix Arcadia boys basketball coaches are under investigation by the Scottsdale Unified School District over alleged racial slurs and bias towards African ...

Arcadia HS senior's promposal video goes viral KPNX

Dash McDonald's video was both a proposal and message to face your fears.

District reverses decision, brings back Kerry Taylor to coach Arcadia football  AZFamily

After the community spoke in favor of bringing back Kerry Taylor to coach the Arcadia High School's football team, the district reversed its original move and ...

Arizona high school basketball coaches investigated for racial bias against African American players  USA TODAY High School Sports

An Arizona high school varsity boys basketball head coach and an assistant coach were accused of racism against African American athletes and favoring white ...

Kerry Taylor allowed to return to Arcadia football to lead it in NAU passing tournament  AZCentral

Kerry Taylor was told Thursday night that he could return to his Phoenix Arcadia football team and lead the players through Saturday's Northern Arizona ...

Arcadia High students refuse to read author accused of sexual harassment  AZCentral

Arcadia students are refusing to read a book by Sherman Alexie required in their literature class because the author was accused of sexual harassment.

Kerry Taylor Did His Job at Arcadia  Sports360AZ

The parting of the ways between Kerry Taylor and Arcadia high school likely started the day he was named head coach. As one of the Titan parents, who asked ...

Phoenix teen skydives in a suit before promposal KPNX

In an effort to face his fears before asking a classmate to prom, an Arcadia High School senior jumped out of a plane.

Taylor Made: Former Valley football star returns home to coach Arcadia High School  AZFamily

Kerry Taylor's long and winding football road has taken him back home. “It means a lot,” said Taylor standing in the middle of his new home stadium at Arcadia ...

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PD: Suspicious drawing found at Arcadia High  ABC15 Arizona

There will be an increased police presence at Arcadia High School Wednesday after a suspicious drawing was found in a bathroom at the school.

Clubs at 2 Phoenix area high schools focusing on mental health  AZFamily

Two high schools in the Phoenix area have clubs that help students deal with mental health issues.

Arizona's Bryce Nixon 'is going to be great' — it's just going to take time  Arizona Daily Star

Wildcats gear up for WNIT's Final Four behind veteran guards and one up-and-coming shooter.

'It's Invigorating:' Arizona Teachers Prepare To Walk Out  KJZZ

Arizona educators are preparing for what's predicted to be the largest teacher strike in the country Thursday.Wednesday marks almost a month of morning rallies ...

Arcadia's Kerry Taylor All In On QB Kadin Beler  Sports360AZ

Arcadia head coach Kerry Taylor has caught passes from some of the best in NFL history. He believes his quarterback Kadin Beler has the same skill set.

5. Michele Mitchell, Scottsdale Arcadia High School  Arizona Daily Star

Michele Mitchell, All-American Diver at Arcadia High School. Graduated from Arcadia High School and the University of Arizona. Arizona Republic file photo.

Arizona Christian Football Signs 92- Largest Recruiting Class Ever  Victory Sports Network

On Wednesday, Arizona Christian Football signed their largest recruiting class ever on National Signing Day as 92 recruits signed to play for ACU...

Girls swimming: Chaparral overcomes relay DQ to roll to Division I title  AZCentral

Scottsdale Chaparral couldn't have opened its Division I title and national title quest in a worst way. It got disqualified in the 200-yard medley relay – the first race ...

Young people find profound personal growth in Public Allies Arizona  Arizona State University

When Brandon Vickers resumed civilian life in 2016 after five years in the Navy, he knew he wanted to continue serving his community, but he didn't know how.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Arizona women’s basketball freshman profile: Bryce Nixon  Arizona Desert Swarm

As a standout from Arcadia High school in Phoenix, Nixon was an important in-state get for the 2018 recruiting class.

Girls basketball must-see players this Arizona high school season  AZCentral

The number of talented girls basketball players in Arizona gets greater every year. This could be one of the best in high school history. As official practices began ...

Arizonas 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

BASIS Scottsdale is Arizona's best public high school for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by this week. The rankings were released ...

Arcadia softball survives scare to stay alive  Scottsdale Independent

More than any high school sport, momentum in softball can stop on a dime and careen violently in the other direction.

On third anniversary of his death, mother of Navy SEAL Charlie Keating remembers son in special way  AZCentral

Navy SEAL's mother writes series of children's books inspired by her son, Charles H. Keating IV, and hosts reading on the third anniversary of his death.

Scottsdale schools talks rebuilding amid shrinking student enrollment  AZCentral

The Scottsdale Unified School District has some 4800 fewer students than its 27214-student peak in 2002 and could hover closer to 20000 in 2026.

Scottsdale schools superintendent under fire after contentious changes

Scottsdale Unified School Distict Superintendent Denise Birdwell's is under fire after making changes at Coronado High School and around the district.

Scottsdale schools spent $37.7M before hitting pause on more big projects  AZCentral

As Scottsdale's new school year gets underway, The Arizona Republic looked at what's been spent on construction and the plan to move forward.

Broncs headed for state 2A tournament | Sports  Parker Pioneer

With a 3-game sweep of the Desert Christian Eagles of Tucson Oct. 30, the Parker Broncs' volleyball team has earned a trip to the Arizona Interscholastic ...

Ex-Hamilton, ASU, NFL WR Kerry Taylor named Arcadia football coach  AZCentral

Kerry Taylor, who spent last football season at Oregon State, sees Arcadia as "a sleeping giant"

ASU senior Gabrielle Mills wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship  ASU News Now

Gabrielle Mills, a senior set to graduate with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and global health in May, has won the prestigious Gates Cambridge ...

Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.

Navy SEAL Charlie Keating, Arcadia grad and grandson of Charles Keating, killed in Iraq

Navy SEAL Charlie Keating, an acclaimed Arcadia High School distance runner and grandson of the famous S&L financier, died in northern Iraq Tuesday.

Arizona junior golfers capture elusive and prestigious Hogan Cup in Oregon  AZFamily

The Arizona sports landscape was a bit different back in 1986. There were no Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Coyotes or Arizona Diamondbacks. The Phoenix ...

Elks beat Redskins 44-12 in 2A semifinal | Local Sports  White Mountain Independent

PHOENIX — One of the state's oldest high school football rivalries was put on display in an encore edition this season — in the Division 2A semifinals at Arcadia ...

3 running for Scottsdale school board, call for more transparency and leadership  AZCentral

Two Scottsdale school board incumbents will not seek re-election as three candidates slam the board for lack of transparency and leadership.

Top Arizona high school graduates head to ASU ready to make a difference  Arizona State University

Ten of the most elite high school graduates in the state have decided to devote their careers to giving back, and they've decided the best place to begin that ...

The only Arizona native, Bryce Nixon ready to impress  Arizona Daily Wildcat

One player who doesn't have to worry too much about the out-of-state adjustments is freshman Bryce Nixon. Nixon is, in fact, the player on the current Wildcats ...

Arizona war dead: Nearly 3,000 have died in service to their country  AZCentral

Almost 3,000 Arizonans have died in America's wars since 1917, giving their lives in *service* to their country. They fell in Europe, the South Pacific, Korea, ...

Meet the Arizona students who earned $115K scholarships to the state's public universities

Meet 20 Arizona students who earned Flinn Scholarships that pay public university tuition and room and board, among other costs.

Scottsdale Charros honor students, educators at awards banquet  Arizona Education News Service

The Scottsdale Charros honored the 2017 Scottsdale Unified School District Outstanding Students and Educators, Scottsdale Community College Educator of ...

Say au revoir to Les Gourmettes. These are the legendary Phoenix cooking school's last days  AZCentral

Les Gourmettes, a Phoenix cooking school owned by author and TV host Barbara Fenzl, has closed. Guest teachers included Julia Child and Jacques Pepin.

Arizona football: Wildcats bringing backup quarterbacks up to speed  Arizona Desert Swarm

But the competition for the No. 2 spot will begin soon enough.

Huff selected to participate in Futures Game  WITN

Wood Ducks catcher Sam Huff has been selected to participate in the 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 7 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Major ...

Close Encounters of the Steven Spielberg Kind in Arizona  Jewish Daily Forward

Ever notice that suburbia and science fiction star in Steven Spielberg's movies? That's partly because the filmmaker spent his teenage years in Phoenix, Arizona.

Freshman class excited to be part of turnaround for Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

UA visits ASU at 7 p.m. Friday to start second half of Pac-12 play.

10 Scottsdale schools welcome new principals or assistant principals

Scottsdale Unified School District has announced the principals and assistant principals joining them at their campuses for the new school year.

Design-your-own doughnut shop, Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee, opens in Arcadia  ABC15 Arizona

There's a new doughnut shop in town. Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee+ opened on Monday in a recently-opened development near 40th Street and Indian School ...

Scottsdale district enrollment drops this year

Enrollment in the Scottsdale Unified School District elementary schools is down 8 percent this year over last year - a turn of events that's likely to fuel the ongoing ...

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

The nuts and bolts of charges against former SUSD leaders  Scottsdale Independent

Hunt & Caraway Architects Principal Brian Robichaux had been leading the charge on the Hopi Elementary redesign.

Broncs have state tournament 'play in' match | Sports  Parker Pioneer

The Parker Broncs girls' volleyball team is one of 16 teams that will be playing “play in” matches for the Arizona Interscholastic Association state 2A tournament.

Leading the way in sustainability | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact  Arizona State University

An ASU School of Sustainability faculty member now is the leader of the top climate research providers in the world. Bruno Sarda, an established leader in ...

Where will Arizona high school players fall in 2017 MLB draft?

A look at the top Arizona high school baseball players who might fall in the MLB draft this week.

ADL names 35 schools as 'No Place for Hate'  Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, these ...

Basketball Diaries: Jaylin Fleming's Unique Journey  Sports360AZ

Jaylin Fleming leans back in the bleachers and suddenly breaks into unscripted laughter with several of his Arcadia Titan teammates. They see the popular ...

20 of Arizona's top students named Flinn Scholars  Arizona Education News Service

Twenty of Arizona's highest-achieving high-school seniors have been awarded the 2017 Flinn Scholarship, a highly competitive merit-based award for ...

Study underway to help diagnose CTE earlier  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Football season is here. and top of mind is the safety of the players. FOX 10 Jennifer Auh take a look at a program at TGen that researchers hope will allow for an ...

Ashley Menne named Arizona High School Girls Golfer of the Year  AZCentral

Sophomore Ashley Menne led Xavier Prep to its seventh straight team title.

Mogollon's first state volleyball title run highlights 2nd half of year  White Mountain Independent

White Mountain High Schools began a new school year, and with it, a road to more sports glory, in August.

Uberrito Opens at Arcadia Gateway, Continues Phoenix-Area, Southwest Expansion  Yahoo Finance

Überrito announced today the opening of its newest restaurant, located at 4325 E Indian School Road, Suite 150 in the Arcadia Gateway shopping center.

PBJ Cribs: See inside the Phoenix home of Canal Partners' Todd Belfer (Video)  Phoenix Business Journal

Before the Belfers moved in four years ago, the home was affectionately known as the Pink Palace because it was painted pink inside and out with Lucite and ...

9 Famous Former Arizona State University Students  Phoenix New Times

This week, thousands of Arizona State University graduates will walk across the commencement stage and out into the unknown. Many will have set the ...

Scottsdale school board race may be crowded as 10 show early interest  AZCentral

The Scottsdale school board race is shaping up to be competitive as ten residents have already expressed interest in two seats that will be up for grabs Nov. 6.

Photos: Coronado vs. Yuma Catholic boys soccer | Photos & Video  East Valley Tribune

The 2014 Arizona Winter Boys Soccer Semi-Final between Coronado and Yuma Catholic at Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014.

Glendale Prep volleyball maxes out to make 2A state finals  Your Valley

The Glendale Prep volleyball team poses with its 2A runner up trophy Nov. 3 at Tempe High School. [Amthony Lam/For West Valley Preps]. November 4, 2018 ...

Superintendent Birdwell denounces claims illustrated in HUSD emails  Scottsdale Independent

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Denise Birdwell denied claims illustrated in a recent Higley Unified School District ...

Arizona Wildcats freshmen ready to make big splash on court, in record books  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona's highly regarded recruiting class in on campus, dreaming of big things.

Valle Luna "Making a Difference"- Connor Davis  Sports360AZ

Connor Davis, from Arcadia high school, is this weeks Valle Luna “Making a Difference” player of the week. Connor has a 4.56 GPA, is a member of the National ...

Scottsdale Schools take analytical approach to thwart bullying  Scottsdale Independent

Of the 30 students in the average sixth grade classroom — one that is comprised of the best and brightest Scottsdale has to offer — eight of those students will ...

A glimpse behind the wall at the Lazy R&G Ranch in Phoenix

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Phoenix canal murders: 2 shocking cases, 22 years of mystery

On a Wednesday morning in September 1993, Phoenix police fished the body of a 17-year-old girl from the water of the Arizona Canal. The canal, which spills ...

Valley Vista's Taylor Chavez named Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of the Year  AZCentral

Taylor Chavez, who led Surprise Valley Vista to a second consecutive 6A state championship, has been chosen the Gatorade Arizona Girls Basketball Player of ...

The 10 Coolest Celebrities from Arizona  Phoenix New Times

Arizona is consistently teeming with celebrities -- actors/actresses, athletes and musicians -- who flock to our state in search of better winter weather, prime ...

2018 All-Academic Baseball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school baseball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...

Arizona Sports Awards High Achievers of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors Athletes of the Week and a High Achiever of the Week.

No. 57 • Pueblo wins back-to-back state basketball championships  Arizona Daily Star

March 6, 1978: Pueblo wins back-to-back state basketball titles. It rained so hard in Phoenix the day of the 1978 state basketball semifinals that defending state ...

Best things to do with kids this weekend: Earth Day, cowboy shootout and family bike rides  AZCentral

April 20 through April 22, families in Arizona should visit the Earth Day event, the fake Cave Creek cowboy shootout and the Glendale bike ride event.

HGTV comes to Phoenix: Couples film pilot based on Arcadia neighborhood renovations

"Rafterhouse" airs Saturday, Oct. 10. It features two Arcadia couples, and their seven kids, as they modernize the neighborhood's post-war ranch homes to make ...

MAP: Is your Valley high school in the top 25?  ABC15 Arizona

These Valley schools are performing better than the rest. ABC15 broke down U.S. News' ranking of Arizona's top public high schools and found the top 25 in the ...

Sen. John McCain gets emotional talking about slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating

Sen. John McCain got choked up Thursday when discussing the death in northern Iraq of Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV, whose Arizona family McCain has ...

Scottsdale Christian volleyball boasts three college-bound players, community atmosphere

Despite competing in the 2A conference, Scottsdale Christian attracted the talent to get two D1 offers and one D2.

Phoenix Events September 7-13: Literally the Worst Show Ever, Bar Flies, Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres  Phoenix New Times

Phoenix New Times' guide to this week's best events, including Literally the Worst Show Ever, Bar Flies, and the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres.

2018 All-Academic Softball Team  Sports360AZ

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona high school softball community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2018 Arizona All-Academic ...

Valley Youth Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season Continues With A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL  Broadway World

Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) opens their 23rd production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, this Friday, November 30, at 7:30 pm, at Valley Youth Theatre.

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Arizona Car Week revs up with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and other collector car auctions  AZCentral

Arizona Car Week kicks off this weekend with Barrett-Jackson, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, RM Sotheby's, Russo and Steele, Silver Auctions and ...

Maricopa County board wants Estrella Mountains peak named for fallen Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV  ABC15 Arizona

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors wants the tallest peak in a mountain range south of Phoenix named in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL.

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Scottsdale chooses fresh faces for council, school board candidates  AZCentral

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Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct

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Arizona becoming a popular place to train for Olympic hopefuls  Cronkite News

Olympians once left Arizona to train at the elite level, but that may be changing.

Here's how a change in sports — and hard work — led Tucson's Lauren Green to a college scholarship  Arizona Daily Star

The long path from the softball field to the basketball court for Cienega senior Lauren Green.

Alice Cooper's wife, Sheryl, kids keep the faith

Alice Cooper and his wife Sheryl have maintained a happy marriage by keeping to their faith, and putting their family first above all things.

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