Arts & Science

Rancho Solano STEAM Club Coordinators Organize STEAM Week

At Rancho Solano Preparatory School, science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) are an integral part of the curriculum and STEAM Week is a great way to encourage the components of the program, both inside and outside of class. Rancho Solano STEAM Club Coordinators, Jana Vandenberg and Jaclyn Fishbach (pictured), organized this year’s STEAM Week. The week kicked-off with a …

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New Way Artist Shares About Her Creative Talents

New Way Academy freshman Lindsay Jones is incredibly talented inside and outside of school. Whether she is helping to plan events with Student Government or working with her classmates, Lindsay is known for her warm personality and her creativity. However, Lindsay truly shines when she is creating or performing. Lindsay shares more about her many talents and what she hopes …

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Julianna Talks Explorer Club at Her School and Crafts

Julianna enjoys helping out her teachers and her classmates.  She is also very helpful in Explorer Club where she provides assistance to the three and four year old students when doing art projects. Julianna has worked very hard while at Discover U. Q. Tell us about your participation in Discover U’s Explorer Club? What is this club all about? A. …

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Freedom Academy Second Grader Talks Drawing

Jackson is all about creating. The last few years it has been with Legos, but with all the positive feedback from his teachers this year, it’s now drawing. He will draw for hours. He learned to sew this year because he wanted to make plush characters. He likes to invent, build and make costumes. Q. You like to draw. What …

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Zoe Takes a Trip To Mount Saint Helens

Zoe became fascinated with volcanoes when she learned about Yellowstone’s super volcano this past school year. Since learning about volcanoes Zoe got to visit Mt. Saint Helens. She met a Geologist and addressed all her concerns and questions regarding volcanoes and explained the science behind predicting eruptions. This is what Zoe had to say about her trip. Q. Tell us about …

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Saint Francis Xavier Student, Michael, Gets His Poem Published

St. Francis Xavier seventh grader, Michael Fischer, has been selected by Creative Kids Magazine to have his poem published in an upcoming publication. As part of a writing assignment for his Language Arts Class he wrote the poem, “Shadows”. Michael’s language arts teacher, Mrs. Sanford, had her students read different poetry styles and instructed them to create one of their …

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Discover U First Grader Creates a Comic Book

Camden loves to read, which has inspired him to develop his own comic book series and invent a superhero he named “Captain Hope.” He wants to become a published author someday. Q. Tell us about the comic book series you created? A. I created a bunch of superheroes and villains. The main hero is Captain Hope, and then there is …

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CTA Student To Meet FLOTUS, Winner of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

  Scarlet Summers,10, of Chandler is heading to Washington, D.C. for a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House.   Summers is Arizona’s winner of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, which promotes healthy eating and cooking for children ages 8-12.   The fifth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is hosted by first lady Michelle Obama, PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. …

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Ss. Simon and Jude’s Student, Will, Shines on Stage

    Will is currently in eighth grade at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School.  He recently played the lead character, Tevye, in the school production of Fiddler on the Roof!  His amazing performance gave the families, students, and staff of SSJ a glimpse into his future career in the arts!   Q. Have you always enjoyed acting? A. Yes. …

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Four Xavier Seniors Win Congressional District Art Awards

  Four Xavier College Preparatory seniors were honored for their artwork at the Fourth Annual Congressional District 9 High School Art Exhibit and Competition. Sarah Agnone captured first place in the “Mixed Media” category; Mackenzie Cantor won first place in the “Collage” category; Ciana Newberry placed second in the “Collage” category; and Thanh-Nhi Brittany Ha-Nguyen received Honorable Mention in the …

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