Academic Achievements

Exchange Student Yeseo Lee Talks About Her Time in The USA

I am 17 years old and I am from South Korea. On December 26, 2014 it was second semester of my sophomore year that I moved to the States. I am attending Chaparral High School and I am Junior now. I will graduate in May this year, which is early graduation for me. I am here in the United States …

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Mikayla Succeeds with the Help of Spencer D. Mary Jane Stewart Branch

Mikayla has been attending the Spencer D. Mary Jane Stewart Branch for eight years and uses the Club as a strong support system. Whether it’s getting help with homework, finding encouragement when she needs it most, or planning ahead for her future, Mikayla credits the Club with always having her back. Q. How long have you been attending the Spencer …

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Bethany Christian School Student Talks About His Transition to a New School

Q. I understand you moved here from Canada, what is the biggest difference between your school there and your school here in Arizona? A. The biggest difference is, in Canada, I didn’t go to a Christian School, and I just went to a private school, so the bible is new to me. I would have read a Children’s Bible, but …

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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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