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Articles from September 2023

MC Cash Receives new school garden from Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation

M.C. Cash School is the recipient of a new school garden thanks to the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation’s’ 24 Gardens in 24 Hours in 24 Communities campaign.

The Foundation will provide for the construction of the garden, $5,000 to support nutrition education lessons, ongoing professional development and personnel to support the learning garden program. The new garden was installed on Saturday, September 23.

M.C. Cash is the only school in Arizona selected for this award. The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation received over 3,000 community garden nominations.

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Laveen Schools Recognized for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Systems

Eight Laveen schools were recognized by PBISAZ for installing and sustaining Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) systems to improve the academic and behavioral outcomes of students. All eight received the highest level of award, Level 4, which recognizes schools with fidelity at all levels. The Laveen School District has more Level 4 awards than any other district in Arizona.

Congratulations to Laveen, M.C. Cash, Vista, Cheatham, Desert Meadows, Paseo Pointe, Rogers Ranch and Estrella Foothills!

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