Academic Achievements

Patrick Named Top Gifted Student at Willis Gifted Academy

Patrick is a straight A student who has always made reading and education a priority. He is very kind and willing to lend a hand whenever it is needed. Patrick is definitely a great kid! Q. How are you liking Willis Gifted Academy? A. I like the CATS program a lot because of the great teachers, small class size and …

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Isabeli and Skyla Enjoy STEM at Primavera

Isabeli and Skyla are sisters who both participate in the STEM Academy. They are high achievers and excellent role models. Q. How are you liking the STEM program at Primavera? A. Isabeli: I am really enjoying the STEM program. It is nice to be able to work on engineering projects with the other students. Skyla: I like it a lot. …

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Reu Stays Busy With Theater at James Madison

When Reu puts his mind to something he works hard and does it. He does not give up and expects success. Q. You are an actor and singer? What have you had roles in? A. I found out I wasn’t a bad singer in eighth grade. My school cast me as Marius in les Miserables and I soon found a …

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Shadow Enjoys Being a Member of School Robotics Club

Q. What is the robotics club? A. It is club that’s after school where groups of students work together to make a robot to compete in a competition. Q. What is your favorite part of the Vex Robotics Club? A. My favorite part of Vex is designing new ideas that would help us get points in the match. Get points …

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Meet Eagle Scout Sergei

Q. You are passionate about the outdoors and wildlife. Tell us about why you enjoy scouting. A. I was about 13 when I joined the scouts. In four years I have been able to achieve my goal to get to the rank of eagle scout. My favorite part of scouting is when we do activities like Scout-o-Rama, which includes games, …

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Bethany Christian School Celebrates 20 Years

Bethany Christian School is celebrating its 20th year of Christian education! Opening its doors in 1999, it continues to be a school where students thrive in small classes taught by experienced, passionate and caring teachers. The academic program integrates a deep, sequential course of study, with integration of art, music, and physical education, while state of the art technology supports …

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Jason Attends FARE Teen Summit as Arizona Representative

Jason went to Washington, D.C. to represent Arizona at the FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) Teen Summit Q. Tell us what you like best about your school. A. I like that almost every kid in my school is nice and I like my science and technology classes. I’d like to be an astrophysicist when I grow up, so those …

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Sophia and Abram Have Art Selected for Display

  Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School third graders participated in Valley Metro’s 11th Annual Cool Transit STUFF third Grade Art Contest. Winners of this contest will have their artwork displayed in Valley Metro’s 2016 calendar, along with other amazing prizes! A total of 629 third grade students in 39 schools entered this contest. SSJ students Sophia Celaya and Abram …

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Taylor Enjoys Coding Program at West-MEC

  West-MEC breaks the typical mold of education. We are taught skills and receive industry certifications that will enable us to enter the work force as soon as we exit high school. Working with business anchors here at the Coding program provides us with opportunities to get feedback from real professionals on our projects. As future coders, we are taught …

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Gabriel Likes His New School, St. John Vianney

  Gabriel is a new student at St. John Vianney and is a huge Cardinals fan. Q. How are you liking your new school? A. I like it because you get to do PE every Monday and Wednesday and you don’t have to do it once a quarter. Q. What are some of your favorite subjects in school? A. I …

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