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Just before Sandpiper Elementary School started summer break, students had one more reason to celebrate: The school was named one of 41 regional winners of this year’s Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge.

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Last Wednesday morning, members of Scottsdale Leadership’s Class 35 Project Lead it Forward gathered at the bottom of the steps of Family Promise’s southern Scottsdale shelter.

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Coronado High School Interact Club students may have set the record this year for the largest number of successful community service projects in the shortest period of time.

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The life of 7-month-old Tigger, a soft-coated Wheaten terrier, almost ended months after he was born, but the generosity of a cadre of residents and breed supporters from outside the state has apparently saved him.

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After winning the Arizona Heath and Physical Education Innovative Teacher of the Year award in 2019, Anasazi Elementary physical education teacher Kyle Bragg has not one, but two more awards to add to his ever-increasing collection of achievements this year.

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Penta Prosthetics, a non-profit organization pairing gently worn and slightly outdated prostheses from the United States with international amputees in need, has tapped a 12-year-old Scottsdale girl as one of its “global mobility ambassadors.”

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At the Scottsdale Ranch Park and Tennis Center last weekend, 16 wheelchair tennis players of all ages and from across the Valley took to the court for the 360 Fast 4 Wheelchair Tennis Tournament.

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