Academic Achievements

JoMarie Loves to Learn and Help Others

JoMarie is in kindergarten and she is very excited to learn how to read this year. She loves to help others in any way she can. Q. Tell us what your favorite thing is about your school. A. My favorite thing about school is learning about Jesus. Q. How do you try to help others? A. By setting a good …

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Funny and Smart, Zachary Loves Discover U

Zachary is extremely smart and loves to read and write jokes. He is a great kid because he is funny, kind, intelligent and an overall all boy kinda kid. Q. What do you like best about Discover U? A. I like recess and lunch best. Q. Do you have any favorite teachers? A. Mrs. Roscoe, Mrs. Nahrgang, and Ms. Rachel. …

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Meet Volleyball Star, Shannon

Rancho Solano Prep senior, Shannon Gurley, has verbally committed to continue her volleyball career collegiately at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Since beginning her education at Rancho Solano in Pre-School, Shannon has been a fixture on and off the court throughout her 14 years as a Mustang. Shannon is currently the school’s all-time leader in nearly every statistical category …

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Olivia Talks The Jones-Gordon School

At the Jones-Gordon School, students are encouraged to build on their strengths, and fourth grader Olivia has many strengths to build upon! Olivia’s teachers describe her as having a “shining personality that is apparent the moment you see her. She is always smiling, positive, and friendly.” Teachers also describe her as a hardworking student who approaches every learning experience with …

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Tianna and Maxim Speak Three Languages

Tianna Polowy and Maxim Rochin are siblings who understand the value of another language. Q. How long have you been going to ISA? A. Tianna: Nine years. Maxim: One year. Q. Why do you think it is beneficial to be bilingual? A. Tianna: You can use your knowledge when you travel, it gives you an edge when you apply for …

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Dan Achieves Success at Brightmont Academy

As a full-time eighth grade student at Brightmont Academy in Scottsdale, Dan is feeling happier while overcoming academic struggles and learning at his own pace. Brightmont Academy specializes in providing one-to-one instruction for students and has three campuses throughout the region in Deer Valley, Scottsdale and Chandler. Frustrated with the traditional classroom environment, Dan’s mother sought out an alternative that …

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Jack Enjoys Math and Science at Christ Church School

Jack is a first grader at Christ Church School. He is an extremely creative and inventive boy who loves to draw and build things. Q. What do you like best about Christ Church School? A. The games that we play on the playground. Q. What are some of your favorite subjects to learn about? A. Math and science. Q. How …

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Lyndi Loves to Sing, Dance and Act

Lyndi is a very talented kid, but she is very humble too. Lyndi is a really kind person and always helps others first. Q. You are a member of the Showchoir at Benchmark, tell us more about that. A. In show choir we sing along with choreography. We practice each week with our wonderful teacher, Mrs. Nyland. This semester we …

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Patrick Named Top Gifted Student at Willis Gifted Academy

Patrick is a straight A student who has always made reading and education a priority. He is very kind and willing to lend a hand whenever it is needed. Patrick is definitely a great kid! Q. How are you liking Willis Gifted Academy? A. I like the CATS program a lot because of the great teachers, small class size and …

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Isabeli and Skyla Enjoy STEM at Primavera

Isabeli and Skyla are sisters who both participate in the STEM Academy. They are high achievers and excellent role models. Q. How are you liking the STEM program at Primavera? A. Isabeli: I am really enjoying the STEM program. It is nice to be able to work on engineering projects with the other students. Skyla: I like it a lot. …

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