Academic Achievements

Sixth Grader Talks About His Time at Tesseract

Interview and Photo by Max Springfield Q. How long have you been at Tesseract, and what do you like best about being a Tesseract student? A. I’ve been here for eight years; eight of the greatest years of my life! My friends and teachers have always pushed me to be the best I can be. My teachers are always there …

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Meet Tanner, SSJ’s Student Council Vice President

Matthew Tanner is dedicated member of SSJ’s Student Council, currently serving as Vice President. He has been involved in many service projects both at school and in the community. He has amassed nearly 250 service hours in the past year! As a result of his dedication to service, he was awarded one of the prestigious Christian Service Award scholarships through …

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Rancho Solano Student Bobby Talks Choir, NJHS, and Running

Bobby Mohan is a seventh grade student at Rancho Solano Preparatory School. He is an active member of the 100 Club and Team RWB (Red, White, and Blue). He has participated in over 50 events in the last two years. Q. How do you know Phoenix Mayor, Greg Stanton? A. My father was involved with a proposition to help firefighters …

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Rachael Litwiller, Culinary Scholarship Winner

Rachel is a dedicated student with a driven dream: to become a famous culinary chef. She has loved to cook as long as she can remember. “I fell in love with cooking the first time I tried. I think my favorite thing about culinary arts is that it allows you to be creative in ways you didn’t even think possible,” said …

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PCDS’ Student, Alexander, Wins Middle School Civics Essay Writing Contest

PCDS seventh grader Alexander Ashman was the recent winner of the Federal Bar Association’s Inaugural Middle School Civics Essay Writing Contest. Alexander’s essay, “True Justice,” was supported by his PCDS English teacher, Kavita Kukunoor, and history teacher, Katie McKean. He wrote 500 words to answer the topic question: “What does an impartial judicial system mean to me?” More than one …

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Senior Alec Says Farewell to New Way!

New Way Academy senior, Alec McCulloch, is known for his brilliant smile and humble leadership. Alec not only excels in academics, but is known for being positive role model for other students, setting an example through his actions as someone who is always willing to lend a hand or help a friend. Alec has many talents, and his New Way …

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Future Aviator, Chase, Talks Planes and Coding

Q. What do you like about aviation? A. Flying is very exciting for me. Sometimes, I help fly my dad’s Cessna 206. I’ve learned about keeping the flight level and countering tail winds. I have also stalled the plane by pointing the nose up, and then the plane begins to roll. So far, I’ve helped fly to my Grandma’s house …

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Horizon Honors’ Model UN In Its Inaugural Year

The Horizon Honors Secondary School Model United Nations Club is new this school year, but club members are already off to an amazing start. The club is small, with four seniors and four freshmen participating in the program. Students had little to no experience in Model UN competitions, so the goal was to learn and start the process of building …

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Brightmont Lifts You Up

Before coming to Brightmont Academy, high school was not positive for Sami. She was being bullied by her peers and was constantly being judged and teased. She did not like school and her grades were poor, but she endured it for two years. Finally, at the end of her sophomore year, Sami had enough. She thought about switching to another …

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Bethany Christian Eighth Graders Visit Grand Canyon University

Q. Recently the BCS eighth grade class was invited to visit Grand Canyon University (GCU). Can you tell me about your visit? What kinds of things did they talk about; did you take a tour, etc? A. At the beginning of our trip, they spoke to us about what to do in High School to have the best College experience …

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