Academic Achievements

Michaela Talks Volleyball and Basketball

Michaela is a fierce competitor on the school’s volleyball and basketball team. No matter what Michaela, always gives 100 percent. Michaela is also a delightful young woman who has grown tremendously during her time at Madison Prep. She is a hard worker and always does the right thing. She is the definition of integrity. Q. Your main sports you have …

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Imagine Kids of West Gilbert Talk Reading Buddies and STEM

Imagine Schools Pre-K students team up frequently with their reading third grade reading buddies. This is a great way for students to teach to their younger peers all the while they are learning as well! Q. What do you do with your reading buddy? A. She comes to visit me and read. We talk and she is fun. Q. What …

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Nicole Succeeds at Brightmont Academy

Sixteen year-old Nicole was not always the confident young woman she is today. Before she attended Brightmont Academy, she was frustrated in school and struggling in the traditional classroom model. She had fallen behind in her studies and she was even failing some of her classes. But last fall her father, Jamey, enrolled Nicole in Brightmont Academy where he thought …

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New Way Academy Student Starts His Own Talk Show

Griffin, a 10th grade student at New Way Academy, is the creator and host of the new Griffin Vondy Show, a variety-style talk show written and produced by high school students participating in the Digital Media class. Griffin’s outgoing personality and quick wit have helped the show to become an overnight sensation on campus. Griffin shares a little bit more …

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Mia Qualifies for Olympic Development Program for Soccer

Mia just qualified for the Olympic training camp for soccer. She is an excellent student and an all-around wonderful young lady! Q. You just qualified for Olympic Development Program for soccer, tell us about that? A. This was the first year I was old enough to try out for the Olympic Development Program. I was really excited. There were hundreds …

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Jack Talks Legos and Hockey

Jack is in fourth grade at Christ Church School and has a kind, enthusiastic spirit and many interests including Legos and hockey. Q. You love Legos building tell us about that? What is the your favorite type of Legos to build? What is the biggest Lego you have ever built? A. I love building Legos because I like to get …

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Learning A Second Language Provides More Benefits Than Being Bilingual, New Studies Show

According studies conducted by the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages, high school students who study a foreign language see an increase in grades, perform higher in reading, math and even standardized tests. To help our high school students learn more about foreign language courses, we interviewed Graciela Herrera, Spanish instructor at Primavera Online High School. Read on to …

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JoMarie Loves to Learn and Help Others

JoMarie is in kindergarten and she is very excited to learn how to read this year. She loves to help others in any way she can. Q. Tell us what your favorite thing is about your school. A. My favorite thing about school is learning about Jesus. Q. How do you try to help others? A. By setting a good …

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Funny and Smart, Zachary Loves Discover U

Zachary is extremely smart and loves to read and write jokes. He is a great kid because he is funny, kind, intelligent and an overall all boy kinda kid. Q. What do you like best about Discover U? A. I like recess and lunch best. Q. Do you have any favorite teachers? A. Mrs. Roscoe, Mrs. Nahrgang, and Ms. Rachel. …

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Meet Volleyball Star, Shannon

Rancho Solano Prep senior, Shannon Gurley, has verbally committed to continue her volleyball career collegiately at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Since beginning her education at Rancho Solano in Pre-School, Shannon has been a fixture on and off the court throughout her 14 years as a Mustang. Shannon is currently the school’s all-time leader in nearly every statistical category …

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