Academic Achievements

Xavier Mentoring Club

Xavier Mentoring Club is an after school club at Xavier College Preparatory. This club offers Xavier high school students the opportunity to mentor and tutor the elementary and middle school kids at their neighboring school, Saint Francis Xavier. The club meets for fifty minutes after school every Wednesday on the Saint Francis campus. The Xavier mentors help Saint Francis kids …

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Four Year Old, Kaiya, Talks about Some of Her Favorites

Kaiya is a great artist! She has an incredible imagination and is wonderful at drawing/painting a variety of pictures and coloring! Q. Do you have any brothers or sisters? A. I have a sister named Emi. She’s 2. When Emi was a baby she was so little and so cute. Momma wishes we were so small again. Q. Do you …

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Seventh Grader Wins in Phoenix Spelling Bee

Isabel Love recently won the Diocese of Phoenix Spelling Bee! Her winning word was raconteur! Her next step is competing at the Maricopa County Spelling Bee in March. Isabel is also an avid reader, which she believes helped her a great deal in preparing for the Spelling Bee. In addition to her awesome spelling skills, Isabel is also a very …

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St. Thomas Aquinas Third Graders Get Poems Published

Seventeen of the third graders at St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School were chosen to have their poems published in the 2016 Fall edition of Creative Communication’s A Celebration of Young Writers. The students wrote original haiku poems as a class assignment in the fall and many chose to enter them in the contest. The results were just announced in late …

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Third Grader, Rianna, Talks About Receiving Eagle of The Month

Rianna is a great kid all of her teachers have said she’s a joy to have in their classes. At one point Rianna was known as the “momma bear” of the classroom in Pre K. She cares for everyone unconditionally and wears her heart on her sleeve.  Q. You are often picked as Saint John’s “Eagle of the Month” how do you get …

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Dhruv Does It All With The Help of Rancho Solano

 

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Meet Primavera Student Jennifer

It’s not often that you find a high school student who loves to write. But when you do, their work is a rare gem. Primavera Online High School student Jennifer Heckman is an 18-year-old who dreams of writing her own novel. She is also a talented poet.   “Writing fictional stories has been my passion since elementary school. Flowers, trees …

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New Way Academy Student, Max, Stands Out in His Own Unique Way

New Way Academy eighth grader, Max Aossey, stands out on campus with his brilliant smile and unique sense of style. According to his teachers, Max also stands out because he demonstrates a continuous commitment to his academic and athletic success, and he is a great encouragement to his peers. He also thrives on bringing smiles and laughters to both his …

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Eighth Grader, Dominic, Succeeds at Jones-Gordon School

Dominic Bea is an eighth grader in his first year at Jones-Gordon School (JGS). He has been to many schools in the past few years, including a brief period where he was home schooled. He has traveled extensively, and has come to find a home here at JGS. Q. What is your favorite thing about JGS? What do you think …

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Second Grader Andrew Talks Martial Arts and School

Andrew has been with Discover U since Kindergarten. He has overcome medical obstacles in his young life and has achieved great feats, including learning another language. He is a great friend and peer to his classmates and Discover U family. Q. You have been attending Discover U since you started school on Kindergarten, what is the best thing about Discover …

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