Actress Valerie Bertinelli made a special appearance at a Tucson charter school Friday as part of Love of Reading.
Raena Janes, founder and director of La Paloma Academy charter schools, recently was presented with a bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business.
When people walk through the halls of La Paloma Academy’s Lakeside campus, they’ll quickly notice the school’s stance on bullying.
Students' fruit, veggie wash honored
Teen heads to national Shakespeare contest
Prom-O-Rama seeks dresses for teens
La Paloma Academy is hosting the second annual Ride 'Em Rodeo
Carnival, a fundraiser for the K-8 charter school.
While mom Rachel Harford isn't sure of the "Paratrooper," her daughter Maddison Harford, 5, has a blast. The two were at La Paloma Academy's first-ever Ride 'Em Rodeo Carnival.
Daniel Seddo, center left, rides the "Sea Dragon" with friend Taylor Paome, center right.
The Ride 'Em Rodeo Carnival featured 12 large rides, food, games and prizes.
From left; Danae Rosler, Cole James and Casydee Saunders go down the "Super Slide."
Mackenna Gumm, 6, plays a midway balloon-pop game.
La Paloma Academy sixth-grader Alexander Flores, 11, tries to drum up business for a basketball game in the school's gym.
La Paloma Academy's first-ever Ride 'Em Rodeo Carnival featured
rides, food, games and prizes, and raised money to buy SMART Boards
for the academy's two campuses.