Arts & Science

SARSEF Fair, a Tucson Tradition in Science Education, Turns 65

March 11 through 14, thousands of students, PreK through high school, will eagerly share their research projects at the Tucson Convention Center. They are taking part in a Tucson tradition by representing the top 15% of all student research projects in southern Arizona at the 65th Annual SARSEF Science and Engineering Fair powered by TEP. What started as a small …

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First Lego League Robotics of Arizona through Education Empower Inc.

Congratulations on all the Mesa teams, especially, the Street Rats for winning the Best Core Values award at their Regional competition on November 2nd! Here’s a little from Mesa participant, Brooke Sanders: I first became interested in robotics after developing a fascination for building Legos and becoming interested in learning to code. I have always enjoyed math and science and …

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Meet Noah Weivoda Second Grader at St. John Vianney

Noah likes soccer, reading, math, Minecraft, traveling, and currently takes part in Ballet Folklorico. He’s a great student, loves school and is kind to others. Noah is a second grader at St. John Vianney! Q. Tell us about Ballet Folklorico! A. Ballet Folklorico is a dance group we have at our school. I have been in the dancing in the …

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Odyssey Prep Senior, Elisa, Takes Journey with EarthWatch Owl Team

A local scholar attending The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies spends her summer in Utah, studying owls and the effects of how climate change has threatened their survival. This summer, Elisa Rojas, a scholar attending The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies, set out on an adventure in Utah to study the effects of climate change on …

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Monte Vista School performs the musical School House Rock

Monte Vista School students performed the musical School House Rock! The actors were incredible and the audience had a great time signing along to the songs. Monte Vista is an arts integration school. To enroll, check out their website and contact the front office today: montevista.creightonschools.org

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James Madison Prep Senior, Juliette Rueger Talks Dancing and Acting

Juliette has embodied the meaning of responsibility this year as a senior. Juliette is involved in multiple extra curricular activities while at the same time remaining on the honor roll. Juliette has been involved in volleyball, soccer, tap, show choir, theater and served as the football manager. Where Juliette has truly shined this year is in the theater department. Juliette had a lead role in our original fall …

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Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School won first place in the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge

Trinity 9 from Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School won first place in the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge on February 9! Nearly 200 teams from throughout the Valley participated in the Aerospace Challenge. Trinity 9 is composed of eighth graders Adam Acunin, Annie Dawson, Enzo Gonzales, Nate George, and Ava Larkin. Q. What was your objective for the Honeywell …

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PCDS Senior Connects Robotics and Biochemistry

Senior Kaleab Afework will attend Rice University this fall, majoring in Biochemistry. His experience with robotics was the deciding factor in choosing his major and university. Kaleab was introduced to robotics as a middle school student at PCDS and has held leadership positions in the program ever since. As Captain of the program in middle school, and Shop Manager (10th …

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Saint Francis Xavier Seventh Grader, Ellie Pompay, talks Theater and Acting

Ellie is a seventh-grade student at St. Francis Xavier School. She is a very good student and a hard worker. Ellie’s passion is acting and performs in our school plays, but also performs in local theatre in Phoenix. Q. Can you tell us about your theater involvement? A. Theater is such a unique community. Everyone has been nothing but kind …

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James Madison Prep Senior, Adam Murray, Talks Acting

Adam is a senior, and recently undertook the arduous task of being the lead in the JMPS original fall production of “A Christmas Carol 2.0.” Adam played the character Scrooge and demonstrated his impressive theatrical talent in that role. Adam has been an instrumental male member of the JMPS theater program for the last few years, and his final debut …

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