Sports, Dance & Cheer

Mia Qualifies for Olympic Development Program for Soccer

Mia just qualified for the Olympic training camp for soccer. She is an excellent student and an all-around wonderful young lady! Q. You just qualified for Olympic Development Program for soccer, tell us about that? A. This was the first year I was old enough to try out for the Olympic Development Program. I was really excited. There were hundreds …

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Cecilia Talks About Her Love for Soccer

 Cecilia has been a great teammate at Arizona Sports Complex and she works hard at everything she does within sports and academics. Q. You play soccer at Arizona Sports Complex tell us about that? A. I have been playing at ASC for about five years. I play every week twice a week. I usually play mid-field or right forward when …

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Why Physical Education Online Could Be The Best Option for Your Child

Most of us know it’s important for our children to stay physically active. But if your high school student is feeling uncomfortable in the school gym, or simply has too many courses to fit it in, physical education (PE) online can be a great alternative. Whether your child plans on switching to an online school or is interested in adding …

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Siblings, Karen and Angel, Talk Mexican Folkloric Dancing

Karen and Angel are brother and sister and they dance folklorico for Tradiciones Dance Company. Both children share a natural determination to perform well. They are great at what they do and have a lot to be proud of. Q. How long have you been dancing and what type of dances do you perform? A. Angel: I have been dancing for four …

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Julius Awarded Merit Scholorship for Ballet

Julius Gorton is in his third year of ballet at the School of Ballet Arizona. This year, at 13, he was able to audition for the David Hallberg Scholarship. It is a scholarship for boys that can be awarded based on need or merit, Julius was awarded a merit scholarship for the 2015­-2016 school year. Q. How long have you been in ballet? …

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Kaitlin and Macy Talk Competitive Dancing

Kaitlin and Macy have been dancing, competitively as a team, for a few years. They have performed so well together, as a team, they have been moved up a level. They competed this summer in Las Vegas. Kaitlin Kailtin is an everyday example of how hard work can and does pay off. She practices daily an ability to balance her school work, …

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Lexi Talks Dance and Gymnastics at Arizona Sunrays

Q. What type of activities are you involved in at Arizona Sunrays? A. I’ve been coming to Arizona Sunrays for almost my whole life, I think since I was three years old. I have been doing dance and gymnastics this whole time. Q. What are your favorite things to do there? A. My favorite things to do at Sunrays is work …

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Hannah Balances Successful Dance Career and Education

Hannah Rzepka has turned her passion and talent into a successful dance career. Between her rigorous year round dance schedule and being a high school student, she still finds time to expand her physical training adding yoga and Pilates to her dance and ballet curriculum. Being able to volunteer and give back are also important to Hannah. She likes to …

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Rancho Solano Senior Balances Biology and Ballet

Nicole Suren joined Rancho Solano 13 years ago when she enrolled as a kindergartner. Graduating this May, Nicole shares her plans. Where are you going to college and what is your major? I recently enrolled at University of Miami! I am entering their marine biology program, which is an automatic double major in marine science and biology with a minor in chemistry. …

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Alexandra Loves to Play Basketball and the Violin

Alexandra plays the violin, basketball and loves her school. Read more about Alexandra and what she wants to be when she grows up. Q. How long have you been playing the violin? What made you choose the violin? A. I have been playing the violin for about a year and half. I have wanted to play violin since I was …

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