Academic Achievements

Saint John’s Yahir, Volunteers His Time

Yahir or better know on campus as ‘YaYa’ is always volunteering for everything, he helps at Saint Vincent de Paul delivering food boxes or straighten out the pantry, and serves as an altar boy. On the days he’s not helping as an altar boy, he goes to sing with the choir. Yahir is always willing to help others and putting …

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Brayden Talks Football and Discover U

Brayden is a fourth grader at Discover U. Discover U has had the privilege of having Brayden be a member of the Discover U family for the past two and half years.  He is a huge Seattle Seahawk’s fan, loves to play and collect BeyBlades, and is one of the most helpful students on campus. Q: You play football, what position do you …

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Samuel Exemplifies a Model Club Member

Samuel Watkins is a fifth grader at Brunson-Lee Elementary and also a member of the Bob & Renee Parsons Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Samuel is known around the Club for being a model club member and is funny, outgoing and respectful. He participates in many activities like football and is friends with everyone. Here …

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Tesseract Early Childhood Students Learn Together with Scottsdale Memory Care Patients

  Tesseract Early Childhood and Scottsdale Memory Care have created their own intergenerational program that reaps benefits for both the children and senior residents. Scottsdale Memory is an assisted living community that specializes in memory care. Scottsdale Memory Care and Tesseract visits are monthly and the interactions priceless. Children and seniors participate in a shared story time, snack and craft. …

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Rancho Solano Preparatory Schools’ Newest NAHS Members

  Rancho Solano Preparatory School congratulates its newest members of the National Art Honors Society (NAHS): Tracy Dang, Kateryna Koliesnikova, Jessica Nguyen, and Margaret Ramsey. Established in 1978, NAHS seeks to inspire and recognize students who have shown outstanding ability in art and academics. Acceptance requirements are rigorous, as members become eligible for several national awards, grants, and scholarships. The …

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JGS Eighth grader, Noah Forman, Talks Flag Football and School

  In many classrooms at The Jones-Gordon School you will find project-based learning. Eighth grader, Noah Forman, is a fan of this method of learning and takes pride in his recent Baseball project for the Spring JGS Talent Showcase and Poetry Reading. Noah is one of the hardest working students you will know. He is eager to learn, kind, and very very funny. …

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Freedom Academy Expands Their Campus

  Freedom Academy became a charter school in 2002 and they just purchased their new property which use to be Pardes Jewish Day School located on northwest corner of 40th Street and Paradise Lane in May 2015. At other new location they can now accommodate up to 500 students, which is very exciting for them! They currently have a second …

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Brightmont Academy Student Thrives with One-to-One Instruction

  Griffin, 17, and a junior in high school, was not always excited about learning. At a very young age he was diagnosed with a cognitive memory delay, which made school more difficult for him. Fortunately his mother, Bonnie, was able to homeschool him through elementary and middle school, but by the time he reached high school, they both knew …

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Willis Junior High Student Talks Computer Programming

  Q: You are interested in computer programming. Tell us about that? A: When I was in second grade I was doing what most any child would be doing. One of my friends recommended a TV show to me, and while I was watching it I noticed one of the main character’s skills with a computer. That amazed me and …

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Primavera Online High School Student Develops Arizona Citizenship Test App, Partners With Arizona Bar Foundation and McDonald’s

  With the recent law requiring all Arizona high school students to pass the Arizona Citizenship Test before graduating, one student has responded by providing a resource on a digital medium just about every teen uses: a mobile application (app). Primavera Online High School student Riley Danler, 16, created a citizenship practice test app, complete with actual questions from the …

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