From front, flutists Hillary Rizzi, Angel Aguayo and Karli Wilson practice a piece as Todd Ponder directs.
Todd Ponder, left, leads the newly formed Marana Winds in a rehearsal, their sixth since getting together as a group. The new orchestra taps the musical skills of Marana district employees and students, and the group is preparing for its first concert this coming Monday at Mountain View High…
As musician-turned-Tortolita Middle School associate principal Todd Ponder dedicated his life to professional matters. He felt he was neglecting his musical side.
Tucson's Quinton Anzalone, left, and Mountain View's Justice Summerset have both jumped 6 feet 8 inches.
When it comes to the boys high jump in Tucson, there is Quinton Anzalone and Justice Summerset - and then there is everyone else.
Mountain View High School pitcher Josh McKinney grimaces as he is gently guided through a rehab exercise with athletic trainer Leah Oliver. Oliver was recently inducted into the state trainer's hall of fame.
Leah Oliver, right, and Lauryn Manning, student athletic trainer, wrap the shoulder of pitcher Josh McKinney with ice as Oliver's daughter Shea Oliver, left, watches.
Left: Leah Oliver fills out paperwork for a student athlete in the school training room.
Right: Leah Oliver, works with pitcher Josh McKinney as Oliver's daughter Shea works with football player Jake Darrow.
Perhaps Mountain View High School athletic trainer Leah Oliver was the only person surprised that she was inducted into the Arizona Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame in February.
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Adina Bogielski finishes up her makeup before showtime at Mountain View High School, 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd., recently. Students in the Stagelings Theatre Company performed the play "Curiosity Cat," by Chris Grabenstien. Bogielski plays one of the stray cats in the ensemble. The stage play…
Bobby Garcia gets his costume together before the show at Mountain View High School. Garcia plays a dog named Fred, who is hard of hearing.
Logan Wilson sits still as his makeup is applied. He is part of the Stagelings Theatre Company that performed "Curiosity Cat" at Mountain View High School last Thursday and Friday.
Morgan Walsh, left and Bobby Garcia act out a scene from "Curiosity Cat," by Chris Grabenstien.