Sports, Dance & Cheer

Laree Suttles Talks Dance

You enjoy dancing, tell our readers about that. Yes, I love to dance because it helps me express myself and it relaxes me.  It’s fun because I also get to listen to my favorite music. What types of dance do you practice? Which one is your favorite? I usually like to practice ballet and free style dancing, but my favorite …

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Ashlynn Placed in National Top 10 Dancers of The Country

Written By: Tara Dugel, ’16 It’s the end of a long and busy school day.  Many students unwind, lingering around their lockers as they chat with friends. However, for Ashlynn Miller, her day has just begun. Ashlynn is a senior at Phoenix Country Day School and she has a passion for the art of dance.  Dancing since the age of …

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Spanish Kiddos May Student of The Month

May student of the month title goes to Caelan Adele Stanton, in her spare time she enjoys gymnastics and dance. When asked about Caelan her mom said, “She loves dancing to Clarity by Zedd and is currently really into the entire Frozen soundtrack.” Here is what Caelan had to say: What do you like best about Gymnastics? I like to flip on …

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Discover U Skateboarder, Jonathan Ward

How long have you been skateboarding? I have been skateboarding for 2 two years and it is awesome! What types of tricks are your favorite? I like to do 360’s and ollies. What is the best thing about attending Discover U? We go half a day on Fridays and our principal she’s the best. What is your favorite subject in school? …

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Horizon Honors High School’s First Boys Volleyball Team

What made you want to join Horizon Honors High School’s first ever Boys Volleyball Team?
 Volleyball has always been a true passion for me. I have had great experiences with friends, and I even use volleyball skills in other sports such as basketball. You are one of the co-captains, what is that like? To be a captain, it’s very stressful to …

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Alhayla Nunez-Lozano Volunteers Her Time After School Every Week

Tell our readers about your choice to volunteer so many hours after school? I really enjoy helping and entertaining the younger kids at my school. What types of things do you get to do with them? I get to plan activities that will keep the children engaged from 12:15- 5:30 every Friday. I also play a variety of different physical …

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Horizon Community Learning Center Junior, Bennett Wood

This is Zona’s first month working withHorizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) and we are so excited! HCLC wanted to highlight this incredible 11th grader, Bennett Wood. Bennett has been attending HCLC for 12 years. Here is what he had to say. What are you working on this quarter? What is the most exciting thing you are working on this quarter? This …

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Dancer Shaeleigh O’Brien, Third Grader at Freedom Academy North

Shaeleigh O’Brien is sure to fall into the same footsteps as her mom! She has been dancing her whole life and just got casted in The Nutcracker at Ballet Arizona….Congrats Shaeleigh, keep up the great work! Tell us your involvement in The Nutcracker with Ballet Arizona.  I auditioned and was selected to be in one of three casts for the …

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Damian Gingerich, Freshman at International Charter School of Arizona, Talks Soccer and Being a Brother

How long have you been playing soccer?What is your favorite thing about playing? I have been playing for 10 years with Phoenix Christian Soccer Club. My team is made up of refugee kids from all over the world. My favorite thing about playing is running around out there trying to work together with my teammates to score a goal. They …

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Tristan Christensen, 6th grader at Hillcrest Academy, Talks Football and School

How long have you been playing football? What position do you usually play? I have played for two seasons. I play receiver on offense and corner on defense. Which do you prefer to play: basketball or football? I like both, but I like football better. How do you juggle sports and manage to get straight A’s? Its hard but sometimes my teachers give …

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