Academic Achievements

Davis Talks Sports, NJHS, and TACSC

“Davis is always willing to help others. Davis likes helping others who may be confused about the topic being taught in class, to better understand what they are learning. Many of his Teachers, friends, and family members have said he is an honest, courteous, and a nice person, always going out of the way to help others.” Q: You are …

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Saint Thomas Aquinas Student, Nathan, Gets Chosen as Finalist for his Poem

Nathan was chosen as a finalist for his poem ” Golden Gate” a poetry contest through Creative Communications (U.S and Canada). His poem will be published in the Spring 2016 edition out in September. Q. Tell us about the poetry contest you recently entered? A. It was a poetry competition open to contestants from the USA and Canada. My English …

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The Story of Margret

Margret St John is an 18-year-old young mother who, despite setbacks in life, is back on track working hard to obtain her diploma at Primavera Online High School. Check out her story below. “I started high school in 2012. My graduation year was supposed to be 2016. However, I dropped out of high school in 2014 and decided to jump …

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Horizon Honors, Cali, Talks Being Student Class President

Q. You are starting your senior year as president of Student Council. What are plans and hopes for your time in office? A. As the president I have many hopes and goals for this year. My main goal is to respond to the wants and needs of the student body. For example, we have not had senior jerseys in past …

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Gilbert Arts Academy Student, Michael Porter, is a Positive Role Model

“Michael always does his best work and shares in classroom discussions. He is a positive role model in the classroom and is a friend to everyone. Michael is respectful and honest. He is a wonderful addition to our class.” -Ms. Kaitlin Duprey, Michael’s fifth grade teacher Tell us about yourself? I like football. Last year I played for the Speed …

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Boys and Girls Club High School Student Receives Youth of The Year Award

As Gabrielle gets ready to conquer her senior year in high school, she reflects on her time at the Club. Her time surrounded by Club kids reinforces her goal to study medicine in college so she can have a successful career in Pediatrics. Her proven leadership skills in school and at the Club are sure to help her achieve her …

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The Story of Hannah Goldstick, Online High School Student & Accomplished Violinist

Hannah is a freshman at Primavera Online High School, and has been playing since she was little. She has become an incredibly accomplished musician who spends hours each day practicing. As she grew and went into high school, the schoolwork and practice load started to become a demand, so she switched to online high school, as Hannah said. “When I …

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New Way Alumni Returns as Dance Teacher

New Way Academy is excited to welcome Jared Johnson, Class of 2016, back as a dance instructor for the 2016-2017 school year. Jared, an accomplished hip-hop dance performer and first ever Mr. New Way, shares a few of his memories as a New Way student and hopes for the year to come. Q. Tell us about your teaching role at …

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Jones-Gordon School Seventh Grader Talks Basketball and School

One thing you notice immediately about Ryan is his infectious smile. As his FLEX teacher Kathy says, “his smile is the ‘barometer’ for my teaching pedagogy and his learning success. When he’s taught a difficult concept, he perseveres until he ‘gets it’ and then that smile of hard-earned satisfaction (or relief!) sneaks onto his face. He recently told me, ‘I …

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Aaliyah Talks About Her School and Being a Leader

Aaliyah started at Discover U as a kindergarten student. She quickly became a leader within the classroom environment. Aaliyah enjoys learning, playing with her friends and her wonderful family. Q. You are considered a leader in the classroom. Why do you think your teacher thinks you are a leader? A. I think my teacher trusted me that is why she …

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