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Author: Civano Middle School Writer: Mollie Monger “I want that pile!” I said with conviction while playing Bao with my teacher. The one who taught me how to play months before. I learned how to play this game by watching my school teacher Marcus and my friend Annie play this game [...]

Build A Garden

Author: Civano Middle School Writer: Bentley I was done watching my indoor plants die from outgrowing the pots and not having a place to transplant them. That is when my dad and I started building our own outdoor garden. I researched and learned a lot about gardening and how to [...]

Surprise… Your Cat Can Talk

Author: Civano Middle School (CMS) Writer: Marina Rose SURPRISE….. Your Cat Can Talk. Your cat has an amazing mind since it can talk. Well guess what, all cats can talk by their body movements and you thought superheroes were cool, well guess what superheroes will never beat the cat superpower. Now [...]

March 7, 2015|Cats, Civano Life, Civano Middle School, CMS|1 Comment

How To Build A Chicken Coop On A Tight Budget

Author: Civano Middle School (CMS) Chicken Raisers Writer: Bridget Chickens, may not be as big as your dog or cat but they can be pets as well, and  they deserve just as much care as any other pet. However, chickens are animals who live outdoors and need a place to [...]

Patty Pickle: Therapy Dog

Author: Civano Middle School Writer Ember Hello! My nickname is Ember, and I'm a student editor from Civano Middle School. We have recently gotten a therapy dog who stays at the school with us all day. Her name is Patty Pickle, and she's a yellow lab. Patty was training to [...]

Backyard Farmer – Okra Fun

Written by: Ada Walker With the encouragement of Eric at Civano Nursery - and just for fun - on June 12 I planted red okra seeds in a large empty pot. Eric told me that the plant was really beautiful. I decided that even if I didn't get an okra [...]

August 30, 2014|Clubs and Activities|1 Comment

Civano Artisan & Business Expo

Civano Neighbors is organizing the Civano Artisan & Business Expo on Sunday, March 23, 2014 to promote the many local businesses located within our community including Civano Nursery, Inn at Civano, Del Sol B&B & Dizzy Lizard Gift Shop, Beauty Is, Skin & Body Fitness, Civano Coffee House, Tucson Stretch [...]

February 11, 2014|Activities, Articles, Business News, Events|Comments Off on Civano Artisan & Business Expo

Vandalism in Civano: The Retelling of an Old, Sad Story

By Judyth Willis -- A few weeks ago, an act of vandalism was committed against a resident’s house in Civano. The remains of a bucket of paint left on the sidewalk in front of the house seemed to say, “There, I did it!” It was a senseless act of vandalism: paint thrown all over the front door, a wall, and the floor of the porch.

December 9, 2012|Articles, Editorials, Feature Articles|2 Comments

Bus Route Coming to Southeast Tucson in August

By Pat Richter, Sun Tran Sun Shuttle, the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) are working towards starting a new bus route for southeastern Tucson. The route will connect riders from southeast Tucson neighborhoods -- including Civano and Sierra Morado -- to UA Tech Park to the [...]

July 3, 2012|Articles|Comments Off on Bus Route Coming to Southeast Tucson in August

Waving Hello for a Friendlier and Safer Neighborhood

By Simmons Buntin On the thinly paved roads of rural Oklahoma, it’s one finger raised from the top of the steering wheel. On the rolling oak hammocks of east central Texas, it’s a pinch of the hat brim in unison with a nod. In the sultry backwoods of Mississippi and [...]

July 1, 2012|Articles, Editorials|4 Comments