Tag Archives: Phoenix Country Day School

15 year old Arcadia twins recognized for Volunteer Hours

The Phoenix Chapter of the National Charity League awarded Libby Williamson the Merci Award for service….she worked the most philanthropic hours in the Chapter during the 2013-2014 school year, 151.75.  Libby is a freshman at Phoenix Country Day School and is a member of the cheer squad, dive team, Pre-Med Club, Latin Club and Anytown.  Libby has had a life …

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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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PCDS Unitown Brings Students Together

By: Tara Dugel ’16 On a typical Friday afternoon, a group of enthusiastic high-school students gathered. They had their arms and legs entangled, forming a “human knot,” using teamwork to free themselves. Despite this playfulness, the students understood the higher purpose of this gathering:  Unitown 2014. Unitown is a national youth leadership and diversity training program that allows high-school students …

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Volunteerism Pays Off for Jonathan Rooney

Have you ever wanted to spend an afternoon nuzzling an umbrella cockatoo? Perhaps desired to watch a hedgehog burrow its way under your leg? Or even just spend a generous amount of time playing with kittens? Since 2008, I have lived this dream. I work at the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA, and I can honestly say there is …

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Staley Lane and Amelia Meyer, Juniors at PCDS, Get Showcased at Shemer Art Center

Phoenix Country Day School Junior, Amelia Meyer and Staley Lane , talk to Zona about their art being displayed at Shemer Art Center in Phoenix. Here is what is what they had to say: Zona: How did you get chosen to represent PCDS at the Shemer Art Center? Amelia: Our art teacher selected 2 artists to represent the school for the …

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