ARIZONA NEWS

Show the love during Teacher Appreciation Week in Arizona

May 5, 2020, 1:00 PM | Updated: 1:44 pm
(Getty Images Photo/Andy Lyons)...
(Getty Images Photo/Andy Lyons)
(Getty Images Photo/Andy Lyons)

PHOENIX – As schools across Arizona and the country closed down because of coronavirus, educators thought of their students.

Arizona teachers’ school year officially came to an end in late March, when Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced campuses were shutting down.

But teachers efforts are still being recognized despite social distancing during Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs through Friday.

Expect More Arizona, a nonpartisan advocacy group, offered several suggestions how parents, students and supporters can show their gratitude, among them:

  • Orchestrate a neighborhood parade of cars or decorate your car with balloons and messages of support, then drive around.
  • Write a message in chalk on the sidewalk outside your home.
  • Share messages with appropriate hashtags on social media.

Stores are offering discounts include:

  • Bashas’ supermarkets will give all teachers a 10% discount
    Tuesday. That includes administrators and school workers are included. Shoppers must show a valid school ID for the discount.
  • Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is offering teachers a 15% discount off for takeout orders.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Silver Sky Development Photo)...
KTAR.com

Developer plans new luxury home community in Paradise Valley

A local luxury home developer is planning to build a new community in Paradise Valley at the base of Mummy Mountain.
12 hours ago
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department )...
KTAR.com

Two Valley men killed in separate shootings on Saturday

Police are investigating two separate shootings that left two Valley men dead on Saturday.
12 hours ago
(Top Gun: Maverick Photo; The Fabelmans Photo)...
KTAR.com

Valley Harkins Theatres to show best picture nominees in March

From March 3-12, the Harkins Best Picture Film Fest will give Valley movie-goers chances to see the 10 films up for best picture.
12 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...
KTAR.com

Scottsdale says it saved more than 38 million gallons of water in 2022

Scottsdale said it saved more than 38 million gallons of water in 2022 after focusing on conservation due to worsening drought conditions.
12 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...
KTAR.com

Phoenix shooting leaves man dead, person at scene detained

Officers responded to the area of 12th Street and Highland Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. to calls of a shooting.
2 days ago
(Twitter Photo/@RubenGallego)...
Associated Press

Arizona Democrat Ruben Gallego holds 1st public events of Senate campaign

Democrat Ruben Gallego held the first public events of his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday, taking aim at independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet edges out cable for everyday use

In a world where technology drives so much of our daily lives, a lack of high-speed internet can be a major issue.
(Desert Institute for Spine Care photo)...
DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

Why DISC is world renowned for back and neck pain treatments

Fifty percent of Americans and 90% of people at least 50 years old have some level of degenerative disc disease.
...
Children’s Cancer Network

Children’s Cancer Network celebrates cancer-fighting superheroes, raises funds during September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jace Hyduchak was like most other kids in his kindergarten class: He loved to play basketball, dress up like his favorite superheroes and jump as high as his pint-sized body would take him on his backyard trampoline.
Show the love during Teacher Appreciation Week in Arizona