Academic Achievements

Anthony Succeeds with the Help of The Boys and Girls Club

Anthony Moreno has been going to the Boys & Girls Club for as long as he can remember. Without it, he doesn’t know who he would be. But he does know that he is more social, smarter and well-balanced because of his time at the Club. He has big plans for the future but for now, he will be patient …

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Fourth Grader, Bella, Talks About Kindergarten Buddies

Q. You’re a fourth grader at Bethany Christian School, which means you have a Kindergarten buddy. Tell me about some of the things you do together. A. Joshua is my Kindergarten buddy. Together we made a Christmas countdown chain and right now we are in the middle of writing a story to read to each other. Q. What is your …

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Sixth Grader Sophia is Eagle of the Month and Makes Principals List

Q. You have been eagle of the month several times and on principal list tell us more about that? A. Being eagle of the month is probably one of the best events that I like. The key in being on the principal’s list is just to pay attention in class because it does affect your grade as well as homework …

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Alfonso Talks About His Successes with Boys and Girls Club

Going on his eighth year attending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Alfonso knows exactly where he’s headed. He has a strong appreciation for the college resources provided by the Teen Center, as well as the connections he’s made in his time there. Soon, he will be headed to college—something he never imagined until he joined the Boys …

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Tesseract Student, Francesca, Talks Soccer and School

Q. I understand that you love soccer. Tell me more about that. A. I have been playing for four years. I play for the Scottsdale Blackhawks. My favorite position is center midfield. Last year we won a couple of tournaments, but we haven’t played any this year. It is my favorite sports. Q. What else do you like to do? …

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Jack Succeeds at Jones Gordon School

Jack is an intelligent, curious, and creative student who excels in many areas. With the help of his FLEX teacher, Ms. Andrea, Jack is able to flex his mental muscles at JGS each day in a variety of ways: Jack enjoys writing, learning facts, and has even helped spearhead Jones-Gordon’s recycling program.   According to Ms. Andrea, “this is the second year …

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The Story of Taylor Treloar, Recent Primavera Online High School Graduate

Taylor Treloar is a Primavera student who loves hiking, baking, yoga, writing, photography and traveling. On top of all of her exciting hobbies, Taylor is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Taylor moved over to Arizona in her early teens, and told us the transition into another public school was rough for her. Oftentimes, Taylor felt excluded in her old school …

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Mark Talks Tae Kwon Do and School Clubs

Mark is a good friend to his peers. He loves to ride bikes and scooters. He is into Tae Kwon Do and wants to be a black belt. He participates in basketball, Pokemon club and JB Sports at school.  Q. You are in Tae Kwon Do..what do you like best about TKD? What belt are you in now? What belt …

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Cristina Talks Student Council and National Junior Honor Society

Cristina excels academically she has received Eagle of the Month and Principal’s List. She has been a part of the student council since fourth grade and all around awesome student! Q. You are apart of student council and National Junior Honor Society what does this entail? A. Being part of student council and National Junior Honor Society I feel that …

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Mary Graduates With The Help of Primavera

Throughout Arizona, there are countless talented students, working diligently to earn their high school diplomas. In many instances, earning that high school diploma is no easy task, but despite their circumstances, our students trudge forward until they succeed. Mary Ellingson, 18, is one of those students who, despite facing obstacles, graduated with her diploma this past July through Primavera Online …

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