Carrot Instead of the Stick – GoDaddy Founder Paving a Positive Way Forward

The science is clear: the more people that are vaccinated against Covid, the more we can drive down hospitalization rates and active cases, and the quicker we can return to normalcy. Many governments and some businesses have had a very draconian and polarizing approach to it: get vaccinated or lose your job. While it may be effective in some regard, … Read More

A Standout Scottsdale Teen is Making a Difference by Fighting Covid

We know that Scottsdale has an educational system which ranks favorably in our state and nation. So it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that one of its own students is using that education, as well as an innate desire to innovate, to help fight Covid. 17 year old Nic Brown saw an unmet need for purification products after Covid started … Read More

COVID in Scottsdale: SUSD Implements Mask Mandate

Last week we spoke about a Covid crisis underway at Scottsdale Unified; the district governing board got the message and took quick and decisive action last week and implemented a mask mandate last week. The decisive 4-1 vote sets up another potential showdown with Governor Ducey; last week he announced that he would withhold federal funds from schools that implemented … Read More

Covid Crisis in Scottsdale Unified

In a brutal setback to teachers, students, and parents alike, Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent Scott Menzel is sounding alarm bells about the current state of Covid in Scottsdale schools. As of August 4th, there had been 78 confirmed cases on-campus, 150 symptomatic students sent home, and well over 600 that were in quarantine at that moment. The full letter, … Read More