Academic Achievements

Evan Talks Basketball at Bethany Christian School

Q. What is your favorite thing about Bethany Christian School? A. My favorite thing about Bethany Christian School is the sports program. I like that Coach Wiehl pushes us to go harder and makes us good so we can grow up and be even better.
 Q. What is your favorite sport? A. I like basketball because you get told what …

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Five Questions About Online High School Answered

To help parents and students learn more about online schooling, Primavera Online High School answered the top five questions in this post. 1. How much does online high school cost? In Arizona, all public charter schools are tuition free. So long as the school is not private, no tuition will be charged. 2. How do I transfer from another school? …

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Chase Succeeds at The Jones-Gordon School

Chase loves to read and write, but most of all, he shows a genuine interest in his school subjects and in his growth as a student and citizen. His teachers describe him as a joy to have in the classroom, “excited to learn and understand, not just memorize facts and terms.” He is not only a diligent and creative writer, …

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First and Fourth Place State Math Honors Earned by Summit School of Ahwatukee

Pictured: Left to right: Eric Wilda, Elena, D’Avanzo, Emma Lee, Mayari Merchant, teacher Christy Menard   Algebra may be a high school level class, but middle school students at Summit School of Ahwatukee thrive in advanced coursework. This year seventh grader Emma Lee earned the highest score in the state on The Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics (AATM) annual …

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Mason Elected STA Activities Officer for Student Council

In addition to being an outstanding student, Mason is an excellent athlete. She has a strong work ethic and is a wonderful role model for our younger students. Mason was recently elected as Activities Officer for Student Council? Q. Tell us about your recent election as Activities Officer for Student Council? A. I recently ran for activities officer for student …

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Meet Gaby Ramos, Resilient Eighth Grader

Last November, Gaby Ramos was seriously injured when a drunk driver hit her parked car. Her left arm was paralyzed, with the nerves tearing apart. She also had a broken clavicle bone, broken ribs, and head trauma. She was in the hospital for six weeks after the accident. Gaby has completed speech therapy and physical therapy, but continues with occupational …

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Glendale Teen Graduates High School a Year Early

When a dream can be achieved sooner, there’s no questioning whether you should take the opportunity, at least not for one Glendale high school teen. Jayde Kolb, 17, graduated from Primavera Online High School last month a full school year early at the top ten percent of her class, allowing her to get a head start on her dream career. …

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Nine Students Return from Speech and Debate Nationals Triumphant

Nine PCDS students spent the first weeks of their Summer Break preparing for and competing at the 2015 National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament in Dallas, Texas. The tournament marks the capstone of speech and debate activities for more than 130,000 students around the nation. This year, more than 4,000 participated, including students from more than 20 international schools …

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Friends, Fun and Competition, Heather Loves her Swim Team

Heather is quite an athlete. She has worked hard at many different sports but her passion is for swimming. She participated in swim lessons early on and has excelled on the Hubbard Summer Recreational Swim Team for the past four years. Q. Tell us about your love for swimming? Where do you practice? What strokes do you excel in? A. …

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High School Diploma vs. GED

It still pays to have a high school diploma, according to recent studies. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report that shows some major differences between people who hold a high school diploma versus people who have a GED. Here are four reasons why that free online diploma really does matter. 1. You will make more money According …

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