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Meet Well Rounded St. Thomas the Apostle Eighth Grader Lily Beaver!

Lily Beaver is a school leader! She serves as STA’s Christian Outreach Officer. She is a top student and always has a smile for all. Q. Can you tell us about your soccer team? A. I have played with my same soccer team for the past three years. This past year we went to Regionals in California. I play left …

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Monte Vista School Starts Ukelele Band

Ms. Bacha’s class is starting a Ukulele band! Students practiced the notes, reading music and strumming along as a group. It was a lot of fun and Monte Vista definitely has some musically gifted students on their hands.

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PCDS seventh Grader, Michaela, Lands Dream Role

Michaela Paltzik, a seventh grade student at Phoenix Country Day School, recently received the news that she has been cast as Clara in Ballet Arizona’s upcoming production of The Nutcracker. Q. What was it like receiving this exciting news and what does it mean to you? A. Incredible! It is a dream come true and all that I have wanted …

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Pre-enrollment for Cerēb Rüm Tutoring & Homework Club

Introducing Cerēb Rüm, a semi-quiet learning environment held immediately after school (3:00 pm until 5:45 pm) where your child will have access to expert in-person help for homework or projects. Individual tutoring will also be available by appointment and a separate fee. The list of experts on staff, who share your same value of education, is attached. Cerēb Rüm is …

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Seventh Grader Maureen Ulrich Leads Team to CYAA Championships

Maureen is a fantastic student and athlete. She helped lead her team to the CYAA championship this year and is a leader amongst her peers! She’s a member of National Junior Honor Society, volunteers much of her time at school helping with the preschool, as well as working the Student Council snack bar. Next year she will be the Campus …

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Phoenix Country Day School Class of 2019

The Phoenix Country Day School Class of 2019 is getting ready to honor its 67 graduates who will be off to 43 different colleges, near and far, this fall. “This is a very accomplished group of individuals, and they’ll make an impact in college and beyond,” said Director of College Counseling, Patrick McHonett. Nearly half of the graduates will be …

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Olivia Scores Big

Last fall the Knights of Columbus 9287 held the annual soccer challenge with three competitors advancing to and winning gold medals at the final state level competition! Ten year old St. Thomas the Apostle competitor, Olivia Yu, ended up with the high score in her tier, earning the honor of being the International Champion! Q. Can you tell us about …

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Monte Vista School performs the musical School House Rock

Monte Vista School students performed the musical School House Rock! The actors were incredible and the audience had a great time signing along to the songs. Monte Vista is an arts integration school. To enroll, check out their website and contact the front office today: montevista.creightonschools.org

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Girls Scout, Isabelle Jacobs, earns Gold Award

Q. What inspired your Gold Award project? A. I decided to build a butterfly garden at the Granite Reef Senior Center because of my love of butterflies and the desire to help prevent their extinction. I came home from pre-kindergarten and could not stop talking about bugs and wanting to be an entomologist so I could work with insects. This …

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Inventor, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker What Can’t this Kid Do?

At 16 years old, Jesse De La Cruz has a very impressive résumé. He’s an inventor, entrepreneur, public speaker, national finalist, Biltmore Preparatory Academy alumni, and current senior at Camelback High School. If you think that’s impressive, Jesse is on his way to a national AND an international competition as a finalist for DECA Young Entrepreneurs at the International Career …

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