Sports, Dance & Cheer

Isaac Tells Us About Competitive Dance Team

Isaac is a great kid, is very kind and has a genuine heart. He has a fantastic sense of humor and is extremely witty. Isaac is an extremely talented dancer and participates in contests around the valley. Q. Tell us about the dance team you are on, how often do you practice and compete? A. I’m on a dance team …

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Christ Church School Student, Abigail, Loves to Ice Skate

Abigail is a very talented ice skater, read about what plans she has for the future. How long have you been ice skating? I’ve been skating for 18 months at the Ice Den in Scottsdale. How much time do you spend practicing each week? I practice two to three hours per week, depending on the week. What else do you …

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Meet Cassidy, Accomplished Dancer with Arizona Sunrays

Cassidy is a well balanced teenager. She has a very busy dance schedule and still maintains good grades in school. Read more about Cassidy and what plans she has for her future in dancing. How long have you been dancing with Arizona Sunrays? I have been dancing with Arizona Sunrays for six years. And I’m loving every minute of it! What do …

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Ballet Prepares Tesseract School Student, Jordan, for the Classroom

Jordan Clark, sith grader at Tesseract School, recently performed in “The Nutcracker Ballet,” an Arizona School of Classical Ballet production. We caught up with Jordan and asked her a few questions regarding her experience. Q. How long have you participated in the ballet? I have participated in ballet since I was nine years old, however, I’ve danced my entire life. Q. What …

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Meet Tristan, Seventh Grade Soccer Star

Tristan is a natural born leader and would never leave anyone behind. He hopes to play professional soccer one day! Q. Tell us about your soccer team, are they any good? My soccer team is the SC Del Sol with means, soccer club of the sun. SC Del Sol is a very talented club. They have coaches that are brilliant and have …

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Andrew Ekmark and the PCDS Basketball Team Shoot for Success

With the motto, “Defend, Rebound, and Run,” the Phoenix Country Day School Varsity Boys’ Basketball team, ranked second in Division Four, has reached new heights this season. They describe themselves as a fast­paced team with a strong offense, and all agree that they have improved. The secret to the team’s success, they believe, lies within a newfound tenacity and perseverance: they have reduced the …

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Straight-A Student, Samantha, Loves to Dance

Samantha loves to dance and has been taking ballet classes for over 4 years. Samantha is a straight A student and has achieved the honor of being on the Principal’s list each quarter. She is a great example for all SJV students. How long have you been dancing? I was three years old when I started dancing, so I’ve been dancing for …

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Madison Dances Her Way to Disneyland Performance

Madison is a natural performer and it shows. Between dancing, acting and singing she is bound to do great things. Look for her in April, she will be performing at Disneyland! How long have you been dancing? At what age did you know you wanted to start? I have been dancing for eight years. I started at the age of three …

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Local Dancers To Spread Cheer Through Holiday Performances

Backers of Ballet, a Phoenix-based, non-profit dance group under the artistic direction of Rena Backer, has announced three performances aimed at spreading holiday cheer this season. The first will benefit children facing serious illnesses and their families at Phoenix Children’s Hospital on Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m. The 30-minute show will feature excerpts from the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, …

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The Accomplishments of Liberty Arts Academy’s Twins, Cedar and Cailyn

Cailyn: Tell our readers about your recent accomplishment for your poster art contest?  We were given a project in school to make a poster that symbolized peace for the MLK.  I drew a picture about making the world a better place by being the change you want to see in the world.  I won 2nd place out of 100 entries …

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