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Monte Vista Elementary

In honor of National Peace Day, a number of our schools participated in Pinwheels for Peace. Pinwheels for Peace is a collaborative worldwide project where students create a pinwheel that represents their thoughts and feelings about peace, anti-bullying and non-violence using words and images. The pinwheels are then used in an art installation designed to inspire public reflection on peace.  …

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Jones Gordon School New Paradise Valley Campus

JGS students started the school year at their beautiful new Paradise Valley campus! The new campus is large enough to feel spacious, yet small enough to retain the close-knit, family-like community that Jones-Gordon is known for. The campus boasts a new, comfortable “student union” where students can gather, eat lunch, play games, visit some of the Jones-Gordon critters (Uromastyx lizards …

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Creighton Now Offers Gifted and Talented Program

Designing, Building and Launching Rockets I Coding Programs for Robots 
I Testing Hypothesis What do these four things have in common? They are all activities that the students in Creighton School District’s Gifted and Talented program participated in throughout
this past year. The program is provided at all nine schools within the district and has
a multi-tiered approach to meeting the needs …

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Gardens at ALL Nine Creighton School District Schools

Through a partnership with The Be Kind People Project and the Fiesta Bowl, salsa gardens have been planted at all nine of our schools. The gardens are tended to by students and STEAM curriculum has been developed to teach kids about horticulture as well as how to make healthy food choices. At the end of the year, students are able …

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Free Splash Pad Locations around the Valley

Looking to stay cool while getting out of the house? Check out these FREE Splash Pad locations throughout the Valley… PHOENIX: Altadena Park 3711 E. Altadena Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85028 CityScape- Patriot’s Park 1 E. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85004 Civic Space Park 424 N. Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004 Desert Ridge Marketplace 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050 Edison …

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Tesseract School in Paradise Valley – Introduces new Head of School

  Tesseract School is under new leadership. Bruce Werber recently moved to the valley from the San Francisco Bay area where he has served as the Assistant Head of School for the prestigious and high-performing Brandeis School of San Francisco for the last eight. He is responsible for the administration of the school, overseeing a teaching staff of 65 with …

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8 Reasons You’ll Want to Enroll in Online Summer School

  When it comes to enrolling in Primavera’s summer school courses, we can’t really think of a reason you shouldn’t! But we certainly have a list of reasons why you’ll want to get enrolled this summer; check them out below. 1. Our summer courses are completely tuition free! Three words: free summer school. Should we continue? 2. Get caught up on …

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Students Carry Torch on 5K to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

For the tenth year, local students have the honor of participating in the “Flame of Hope” Torch Run to officially open the Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Awards Breakfast. On Friday, January 15, students from Phoenix’s Edison Elementary School took part in the 5K Torch Run through downtown Phoenix. “Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is honored to once again be …

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Bethany Christian School Celebrates 20 Years

Bethany Christian School is celebrating its 20th year of Christian education! Opening its doors in 1999, it continues to be a school where students thrive in small classes taught by experienced, passionate and caring teachers. The academic program integrates a deep, sequential course of study, with integration of art, music, and physical education, while state of the art technology supports …

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HORIZON HONORS: A SCHOOL OF SERVICE

At Horizon Honors Secondary School in Ahwatukee, service to others doesn’t happen just at the holidays but throughout the year. In order to gain valuable life skills, students at the grades 7-­12 school are encouraged to complete at least 40 hours of community service each school year. The school’s philosophy is simple: service to others and character-­building lessons help student develop social excellence. When …

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