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08 March 2017
 
Bradshaw Mountain George Ponte before enters the gymnasium during a assembly in his honor on Friday March 3rd, 2017 at Bradshaw Mountain High School in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Photo by: Torrence Dunham
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Students and Alumni Fulfill Bradshaw Mountain Teacher’s Dream

Current Students and alumni surprised Mr. George Ponte on Friday with a check of over $16,000 to fulfill his dream of going to Washington DC and visiting the Vietnam memorial. Throughout his nearly forty-year teaching career, Ponte has created a bond of respect and understanding with his students. On Friday, the respect was returned.

Full Story:http://prescottvalleyenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/9859-students-and-alumni-fulfill-bradshaw-mountain-teachers-dream

Harry Oberg Not Seeking Re-election

Prescott Mayor Harry Oberg announced last week that he would not seek re-election. Citing personal reasons, his term will end in November.

Full Story:http://prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/29513-mayor-harry-oberg-will-not-seek-reelection

Humboldt Unified to Provide Opportunities for Students with Impairments.

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, Coyote Springs Elementary School and Glassford Hill Middle School will begin hosting multiple individuals with visual or hearing impairments from across the quad city area and place the students in general education courses.

Humboldt Unified School District Director of Special Services Stephanie Rowe, with a committee of other specialized directors in the quad cities, were looking to address a problem where instructors did not have ample time to spend with students who face impairments because the teachers had to travel across the various schools in the cities. Now, the instructors will be centralized and allow more time for learning and understanding.

Full Story:http://prescottvalleyenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/9836-humboldt-unified-to-provide-new-opportunities-for-students-with-impairments

Northern Arizona Suns

Following a loss to the Defenders at home on Friday, the Northern Arizona Suns responded with a 91-85 win over the Oklahoma City Blue on Sunday in the first of a three game road trip. Now at 19-20 on the season, the NAZ Suns play the next two games Frisco against the Texas Legends on Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm before returning to the Prescott Valley Event Center on Sunday at 5pm against the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

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Torrence Dunham

Torrence Dunham "TD" is a multimedia journalist who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.  Torrence is our PrescottValleyeNews.com Correspondent covering local news and events in Prescott Valley. He is also the lead sports correspondent and play-by-play pro for all our multimedia news sites. If he's not adding to his extensive sports bobble-head collection, he's talking baseball, his favorite. Follow him on Twitter: @Tadunham.