A new music technology program at T.G. Barr was made possible through a grant from the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and the University of Phoenix. Music teacher Shawna Balzer applied for and was awarded $5,000 to purchase MIDI keyboards and stands that interface with the students’ iPads. T.G. Barr was also given 450 tickets to an upcoming DBacks game where three school representatives will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended protects individuals from discrimination based on sex in any educational program or activity operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. As required by Title IX, Roosevelt School District No. 66 does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities that we operate, including in admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education, Assistant Secretary, or both