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   Volume 16, Number 4

March 4, 2006

Photo by David Stone

Activists dominate recall forum

Dialog, new superintendent seen as key Kyrene issues

By Jonathan J. Cooper

Vocal supporters of each candidate far outnumbered undecided voters when a Kyrene school board member and the challenger hoping to replace her in an upcoming recall election faced off Monday in a candidate forum.

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   Inside this issue

• Leaving the nest? Here's one time you should: Listen to Dad
• Academy Awards: Our film writer tries to reprise his 10 out of...
• Sports Notebook: Aztecs on a roll
• So long, Barney...
• Russian cinema awakes
• Considering macaroni? The cheesier the better
• Recall combines with two City Council races
• ASU student, former Aztec paints a picture of his future
• Senior Olympics another 'marathon' endeavor
   Time Capsule: This Issue, Last Year

March 5, 2005

Kyrene Board ready to review cost-cutting proposals
By Doug Snover

The first recommendations from a committee studying programs at Kyrene schools are expected to hit the Governing Board on Tuesday (March 8) with a bang.

Proposals to increase class periods from 45 to 68 minutes and reduce orchestra, band and chorus instruction in Kyrene’s middle schools have struck a sour note with some parents in the Kyrene Corridor.

One parent is circulating an email survey to parents of Kyrene students in hopes of documenting opposition to reduce music programs from daily to every-other-day classes.

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