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SRPMIC Community Court Celebrates Law Day

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

May 1 is Law Day, a day designed to commemorate and better understand the role of courts in government. Law Day was officially started in 1958 with a proclamation issued by President Dwight Eisenhower.
This year’s Law Day event was the first to be celebrated in several years on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

 
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SRES Chorus Perform at the Construction in Indian Country Luncheon

By Dustin Hughes
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Elementary School Chorus performed during the recent Construction in Indian Country (CIIC) annual conference, held at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler. CIIC is a nonprofit organization established at the Del E. Webb School of Construction (DEWSC) at Arizona State University to assist in the management of construction among American Indian sovereignties while providing educational opportunities for American Indian students enrolled in the DEWSC.

 

Community Honors Administrative Professionals

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

A full week of events recognizing the contributions of the administrative professionals working for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community tribal government concluded on Friday, April 26, with a special luncheon at the Salt River Community Building to celebrate Administrative Professionals Week. Staff members from offices and departments throughout the Community attended the luncheon.

 

Science Foundation Arizona and Helios Education Foundation Select SRES for STEM Pilot Program

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River Elementary School has been selected as one of seven Arizona schools to participate in the Helios STEM School Pilot Program. The seven sites will receive a total of $1.85 million in financial and technical support to implement STEM programs and activities into their curricula over the next three years. The seven schools were chosen in April from a pool of 57 public and charter school applicants statewide.