Arts & Science

PCDS’ Senior, Amanda, Talks Acting and Inspires Others Through Her Writing

Amanda is a top academic, and has been a vital part of PCDS’ theatrical programs during her time at school. In March, she’ll play the lead of Ariel in their production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Additionally, she’s an accomplished author and member of the PCDS Varsity Cheer Team. Q. Tell us more about the program “Freshman Year Initiative” that …

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Learning Leadership through Action

Annie, a sophomore at Deer Valley High School, is passionate about nearly everything. A performer, she loves theater and dance. Recently, she exhibited her love for the arts and her community by organizing a charity art show to support the Deer Valley Dance Department and the Arizona Artist’s Guild Scholarship Fund. Her idea for an art show occurred to her …

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Cooper To Perform in Upcoming Variety Show for Bethany Christian School

Q. You’re going to be in the variety show coming up. What act will you be performing for everyone? A. I’m going to be doing magic! I learned how from watching magic DVD’s at home. I can’t tell you how to do the tricks, but I’ll be making a ball disappear and reappear! My sister Shelby is going to help! …

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Noah Talks about His Lead Role in The Lion King Jr.

Q. You are quite the actor tell us about some of your roles you have been in? A. My first role ever was as an Oompa Loompa in Willy Wonka when I was nine. After that I auditioned for my first Christian Youth Theatre (CYT) show and became a lost boy in Peter Pan. Since then I have done five …

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Eighth Grader, Isa, Wins iCivics Holiday Card Design Contest

Isa recently won the iCivics Holiday Card Design Contest! Over 500 students nationwide submitted their designs, and Isa’s was the overall winner! She won a $200 Pizza Hut gift card for a pizza party for her class and her winning design is displayed on the iCivics (icivics.org) website. Isa has been interested in art and design since the age of …

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Zona Catches Up With Joey and Talks About How His Music is Taking Off

Q. Since we last talked to you, your music career has taken off! Tell us about your new album. A. Yeah! My music career has really changed greatly since the last interview! In April I put out my debut album, State Street, and it since has become fairly popular in the Phoenix scene! Just recently it was named 30th album …

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Christ Church School Student Sofia Talks Singing and Swimming

Sofia is a wonderful big sister to three younger siblings. She loves to sing, play basketball and swim. Sofia is a very loving, nurturing young lady. She also has an incredible talent for singing. Q. You are quite the singer tell us more about that? A. Well, when I was little, I sang all the time because it made me …

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Seventh Grader Todd Talks Music and Robotics

Q. You are very musical tell us about that? What instruments do you play? What is your favorite instrument to play? What type of music is your favorite? A. I am a pianist, cellist, and vocalist. I enjoy playing the piano the most. I am in my seventh year of playing the piano, my third year of playing the cello, …

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PCDS Eight Grader, George Talks School Theater and Talent Show

Q. You have recently headlined PCDS’ musical theatrical production tell us about that? A. The long and short of it was that the five middle school students who auditioned for the play received a story from just about every single lower school student, and eventually narrowed it down to about seven vignettes that we wrote script (and/or lyircs) and screenplay …

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New Way’s Behind the Scenes Leader, Jordan Soucie

New Way Academy senior, Jordan Soucie, is a true student leader. Although Jordan doesn’t seek out the spotlight, he lends his talents in many ways on campus and has a huge impact on New Way’s school musicals, student government, and football team. Jordan shares about his many roles and his behind the scenes leadership. Q. You’re very involved at New …

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