Arts & Science

Ethan Earl earns his own way to summer camp

Most kids want to go to a summer camp of their choosing and they get to go..No problem! Not Chandler Traditional Academy student, Ethan Earl, he earned his way. Here is what he had to say about what he did to make it happen: What summer camp did you raise money to go to? iD Tech Camp.  How did you …

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Tyler McConkey Wins Art Design for School Planner

Tell us about your most recent art win to be on the cover of the school planner? Well, last year I entered the contest and I got second place.  So, I really wanted to win this year and when I found out that I did win, I was so excited! How did you feel when you found out that you won? …

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James Madison Preparatory’s Stage Manager, Emily Vandercruze

Tell our readers your involvement with your school theater program? I am the stage manager for Madison Prep Theater.  This year will be my fourth year as the stage manger, but I have been involved with every show since my seventh grade year.  Before I was a stage manager I loved to assist wherever help was needed.  I’ve done things …

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Computer Artist, Brianna Inda

Brianna Inda is a member of the Woodrow C. Scoutten / Tolleson Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, a talented artist, and an enthusiastic volunteer in her community. Why do you think your Club nominated you to be featured in In The Zona? I’ve been coming to the Club since I was 11, and I’ve been …

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Connor’s Summer Fun with Engineering For Kids

Engineering For Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages 4 to 14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties. With their new Summer location at the Blended Learning Center in Primavera Online High School. Here is what a camp member, Connor Friend, had to say:  Why did you want to attend …

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Saint Theresa 7th Grade Trip to CIMI

The 7th grade at St. Theresa Catholic School made its annual trip to Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) for a weekend of marine studies.  Included in the program were two snorkeling sessions, squid dissection, and a night hike with an astronomy lecture.  Hand-on science labs included plankton, algae, fish, shark, and invertebrate with touch tanks of leopard and horn sharks, …

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Natasha Nedved Talks West-MEC’s Emergency Medical Technician Program

Tell us about yourself and your involvement in the West-MEC Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program?  My name is Natasha Nedved, I am a senior at Millennium High School and I’m currently involved with the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course through West-MEC Public School District. What are the benefits of enrolling in this program in high school? What sacrifices did you …

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Shelby Places 3rd at The Health Career Display Competition

Tell us about HOSA and the recent achievement you just received. HOSA is organization that is part of the Sports Medicine program and helps students prepare for their future in healthcare.  I was recently awarded 3rd place out of 87 teams for the Health Career Display Competition at our State Leadership Conference.  This allows me to travel to Nationals this …

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Can a Sixth Grader Fly? Saint Theresa Catholic School Science Fair Winners Found Out the Answer!

Saint Theresa held their second annual Science Fair on Thursday, March 14, 2014.  Fifth and Sixth graders competed in the fair.  They were asked to use the scientific method to find an answer to a question they were curious about!  First place winners for sixth grade, Chloe Reeg and Ali Tichavsky, wondered if an average sixth grader could fly.  They …

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Brynne Wins Great Communicator Award

Tell us about your recent award for being a great communicator? I was very surprised when I got this, and was very humbled and honored to have received this award.  So to explain to those who may not know what this award is about: It’s basically given to student who acts as a open communicator in class, who asks the teacher helpful questions, that …

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