Academic Achievements

Reilly Wins STA’s National Geographic Bee

Reilly has enjoyed sports since a young age and has played organized sports as soon as he was old enough. This school year he played soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter, and will be playing baseball in the spring. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and video games are a favorite activity. He has loved his time …

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Joanna Talks Girl Scouts and How SJV Helps her Succeed

Joanna is an honor roll student and an active student on campus at St. John Vianney. From a young age, both volleyball and Girl Scouts have taken center stage in her life. Joanna also enjoys bike rides, watching movies and baking. She is very polite and is always willing to help her fellow classmates and her younger brother. Q. Can you tell us …

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Brian Bice Graduates On Time Through Online Summer School

When you find something you’re truly passionate about, it can be hard to focus on anything else. Especially when that “anything else” is something you’re not fond of. Like, say, a math class. For Brian Bice, a recent graduate of Primavera Online High School, that passion is hiking and fishing. If he ever encounters free time, there’s not too much …

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Yash Competes in Speech and Debate Team, Crowned Overall Champion

Yash is a top student, and a leader on the defending National Champion PCDS Middle School Speech and Debate team. Recently, the PCDS Middle School Speech and Debate team received a special invitation to compete in the Columbia University High School Speech and Debate Tournament in New York City. They were the only Middle School team in attendance, competing against some …

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Kelsey Shines on the Volleyball Court and Succeeds Academically with the Help with JMPS

As a new student to James Madison Preparatory School (JMPS) this year, Kelsey has made quite an impression from her very first day on campus. She excels academically and is on the Roll of Scholars (the school’s very highest honor roll). In addition to her exemplary scholastic record, Kelsey is a talented volleyball player who brought her experience on club teams to the …

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Zoey Talks CCS and Her Move to Arizona

Zoey’s family recently relocated to Arizona from Tampa Florida in 2017. They reside in the Arcadia area and have been enjoying everything new that the desert has to offer. Zoey likes to hike to the ‘Hole in the Rock’ at the Papagos, and she is developing her performance skills at the Valley Youth theater downtown. She loves Sushi, Mac and cheese and …

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Yaribeth Succeeds at Boys and Girls Club

  Yaribeth has been a Club member since she was five years old when she started in Kindergarten. Yaribeth joins every sport the Club offers, flag football, basketball, and soccer. She loves being active and involved in the Club. She’s the President of Torch Club, and is also in Smart Girls and River Keepers. Q. How has the Club helped …

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Bethany Christian Eighth Grader Bentley Talks Student Council

  Bentley is very active in every part of the school from student council, to having many lead roles performing arts, to playing soccer starting her fourth grade year. Bentley has a magnetic and energetic personality that everyone who encounters her loves. Bentley ranks high on an academic level and is very excited to be implementing the study skills she …

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New Way Academy Turns 50!

  It’s a milestone year for New Way Academy, as we celebrate 50 years as a school! To celebrate this Golden Anniversary, students, staff and families threw New Way’s mascot, Buster the Bulldog, a surprise birthday party! All of Buster’s mascot friends came to celebrate his big day, and students and teachers played an exciting game of trivia with questions …

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SJV Seventh Grader Talks About His Service to his Church

Aaron has shown his interest of life through school, athletics and spirituality by applying himself as an Altar Server, Catechist Assistance and Sacristan. He loves football, basketball, and track and field. Aaron shows hard work in all that he does, as well as constantly looking to enhance his spiritual growth. He consistently thinks of others’ needs, is always thankful and …

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