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Student of the Month Recognition
The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of our schools. There is a selection process in place where students are recognized for the various pillars of the Character Counts program, which include responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, respect and fairness. This presentation takes place each month at our regular governing board meeting. For the month of September, Mr. Erich Schoenberger, director of medical imaging at Banner Ironwood Medical Center, presented each student with a Certificate of Special Recognition. A photograph was taken with the representative from Banner Ironwood, the governing board, and Superintendent Gayle A. Blanchard. The following students were recognized for demonstrating the character trait of responsibility:
Please join us on Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a community meeting regarding the progress on the auditorium. We are meeting in the Combs High School library. We hope to see you there!
Simonton Elementary Promotes Health and Wellness
Fuel Up to Play and the Dairy Council of Arizona awarded Mr. Daniel Velazquez, PE teacher at Simonton a $4,000 grant to support new student programs.This year, Mr. Velazquez is sponsoring an after school club for students in all grades as well as Zumba/Smoothie family events to promote health and wellness in the community.
Submitted by Chastity Cruz, Principal