Academic Achievements

Meet JMPS Vice President and Star Athlete, Miranda

  Miranda Barrios is a star student and athlete at James Madison Preparatory School, where she led her volleyball team through an undefeated season all the way to their state title appearance! In addition to volleyball, Miranda also plays basketball and soccer. As the student body Vice-President, Miranda is a leader on campus. She loves math, keeps her grades high …

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Second Grader Satori Cares For Everyone

  Satori Tilghman has a big heart, she cares for everyone, and is always there to help those in need. She is a one of a kind kid who enjoys making her own fashion accessories, including headbands and bows. She loves the earth and animals. She will save little beetles that make their way into her house, bringing them back …

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Brightmont is Somewhere You Want to Be

  What is school like for a child who struggles? What happens to a student who gets in trouble often? Where is a student to go when traditional academic solutions prove to be a poor fit? This was the very situation facing Michael when he was a high school sophomore. Michael was struggling and frustrated with the lack of help …

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STA Eighth Grader Shines On and Off The Field

Bridget is a top student at St. Thomas the Apostle, as well as a nationally recruited softball player. At school she plays softball, volleyball and basketball, in addition to playing club softball. Bridget has been invited to six unofficial visits to colleges this fall and has received offers to play Division 1 college softball. She serves as secretary in the …

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The Story of Ravyn Schmidt, Primavera graduate

Graduating is no easy task. At times, that light at the end of the tunnel can seem like it’s not getting any closer, but we promise you that it is! No matter your circumstances, you can earn your high school diploma. Sometimes it just means taking a non-traditional route. Ravyn Schmidt is a Primavera Online High School student who recently …

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Eighth Grader, ZOEY, Creates Her Own Product To Save Phones

Zoey Olson is in eighth grade at The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies. In addition to her rigorous coursework, in her spare time Zoey recently invented a device that could assist many cell phone users in the future. Q. What have you done recently that is a little different than the average scholar? A. I’ve created a product, …

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Seventh Grader, Thomas, Gets Accepted Into The University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program

Thomas is a seventh grade straight-A student at St. Francis Xavier. He was accepted into a new program by the University of Notre Dame. The program is called the University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program. He also is on an elite Lacrosse Travel team that took him across the country this summer playing Lacrosse. Q. Can you tell us …

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Ashley Talks West-MEC’s Law, Public Safety & Security Program

Ashley Herrera is a superstar student in West-MEC’s Law, Public Safety & Security class. She is an AP and honor student who has received multiple principle and superintendent list awards for her academic work. Ashley serves in the Maricopa County Teen Court as the victim Advocate. As the victim advocate, she has had the opportunity to represent and stand for …

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CCS First Grader ROKSY Talks About Her Favorite Things

Roksana “Roksy” is an incredibly empathic young lady. She is very keenly aware of others’ feelings and always reaches out with one of her enormous hugs. She is very genuine and always finds something amazing to say to make others feel special. She loves her little brother Maksym and German Shepherd puppy, Suka. Roksy helps to do obedience training for …

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Dania Shines at Starshine Academy

Dania was born a medical marvel and has shown her strength from the very beginning. Throughout various medical surgeries and procedures, she has remained a warrior. Dania is a very kind and generous student. She works well with others. Dania loves to help others and watch baseball. Q. What is your favorite baseball team? A. The Arizona Diamondbacks! Q. What is …

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