Academic Achievements

Tesseract Kindergartener Chloe Talks School and Summer Camp

Q: What has been one of your favorite memories about Tesseract so far?  A: Pajama day during Spirit Week because rest time was like a big sleepover. Q: What do you enjoy most about going to school?  A: Reading books, playing with my friends and doing jolly phonics in class. Q: What are you looking forward to in kindergarten this …

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International School of Arizona Kindergartener Talks Karate and School

Q. You are involved in Karate what is your favorite move? A. The back fist is my favorite. Q. What color is your belt? A. My belt is white with an orange strip. Q. What do you like most about karate? A. The games we play; ship deck and rope jump. Q. Why do you love ISA? What are great …

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Charlie Succeeds at Brightmont Academy and Prepares for College

Charlie started studying at Brightmont Academy in August 2014 when his parents recognized their son may benefit from a different school environment with one-to-one instruction. He needed support for reading and staying focused, which were extra challenges brought on by his diagnosed autism. The one-to-one instruction with kind and patient teachers at Brightmont Academy helped Charlie transform in the academic …

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Willis Junior High Student Audra Talks Reading and Books

Q. Tell us your participation in Millionaire’s Club? (What is it? What is your role? What is your favorite part about being involved?) A. Well millionaires club isn’t like a club where you meet every week or has roles. What you have to do to get in is take enough AR tests to prove you read a million words. If …

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The Story of Meghan Lyall, College Athlete, Arizona High School Graduate

Meghan is 20 years old entering her junior year at Utah State University with a passion for tennis. “I first started playing tennis when I was eleven years old,” said Meghan. “I was previously a competitive gymnast and became unhappy when looking at what the future might hold for me in that sport. I fell in love with tennis because you …

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Fourth Grade Gilbert Arts Academy Student Savannah Talks Her Favorite Things

“Savannah is a hardworking young lady. She has a kind heart and she makes a conscious effort to make good choices throughout the day.” Mrs. Rivera, Savannah’s 4th grade teacher Q. Tell us about yourself? A. I love when my sister and me play together. We play the games that we learn in PE at home and that are fun. …

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New Way Academy Co-Student Body Presidents, Sam and Catherine, Discuss Leadership

Written by Lauren DuBois When stepping onto the New Way campus, it becomes instantly apparent that leaders are everywhere. Our students are spirited, passionate about our campus and community, and determined to create a better school life for themselves and their peers. The High School Student Government “Stugo” plan on hosting Homecoming, Mr. New Way, Fashion Show, and Prom. Meanwhile, …

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Christ Church School First Grader Talks Books and Crafts

Brooke is very kind and has a big heart. She enjoys helping new students and makes sure everyone feels included. She is quick to complement others and she is very social and outgoing.   Q. You love to read. What are some of your favorite books to read?  A. The Biscuit series (puppies!), Dr. Seuss books, and the Boxcar Children. …

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Tesseract Eighth Grader, Abigail, Talks School, Student Body President, and Her Summer

Q. You have been at tesseract for a long time. What is your earliest memory of Tesseract? A. My earliest memory since starting Tesseract at four months old is probably riding in the red wagon with my nursery friends, although it’s quite a vague one. I also remember always putting on plays in Kindergarten with my friends and spending so …

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Willis’ Eighth Grader, Mac, Talks About Her Passion in Reading

Mac is a great student with a voracious appetite for learning. She has an infectiously great attitude about her. She’s a great friend and is quick to include others. Q. You have many interests. Tell us about some of them? A. I really enjoy reading and am currently going after 1 million words for our school reading club. I have …

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