ZONA Arcadia

Meet The Papago Panthers Programmers

The Papago Panthers Programmers Lego Robotics Team competed at Bio Science High School on Saturday November 23. The team started the day by scoring well on their presentation. Their project was about how we could improve the energy and environmental efficiency of Papago school. Next they participated in the team building presentation and had one of the highest scores of …

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STA Eighth Grader, Lucy Stark, Talks School and Family

Lucy is the definition of hard work and dedication and a wonderful student! She is the youngest of three girls and loves exploring, learning, inventing, solving problems and anything mechanical. She’s known for always having a glass-half-full attitude! Q. What have you learned being the youngest of three? A. I’ve learned to have a sense of humor! Q. Where do …

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PCDS 7th Grader Ranks 4th in International Skateboarding Competition

Mia Lovell, a seventh grade student at Phoenix Country Day School, recently competed in Exposure, an international skateboarding competition for women in Encinitas, California. Mia placed fourth in the 14 and under division. Q. How did you get started in skateboarding? A. I started pushing a board around when I was four years old. I went to my first skate …

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CREIGHTON JUNIOR AMBASSADORS VISIT CHINA for second year!

In its 29th year, the Creighton Junior Ambassadors Program has provided hundreds of students with the opportunity to travel to different countries to learn the culture, language and history. For some students this is the first time they have ever left Arizona, let alone traveled on a plane. Last year, Creighton School District added China as one of our destination …

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St. Thomas the Apostle Eighth Grader Caroline Boeckman Talks Sports and Cooking

Caroline is an excellent student and a stellar soccer player! She is always kind to all those around her, loves her family (especially her older siblings) and friends and enjoys cooking in addition to many different sports! Q. Can you tell us about golfing with your grandpa? When did you first take an interest? A. I started golfing last year …

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Saint Thomas the Apostle Eighth Grader, Carter, Volunteers Nearly 200 Hours

Carter not only excels in academics, he is a student leader in service. Carter volunteered almost 200 hours of service in his community. He’s an athlete, an excellent student and loves helping others! Q. What drives you to volunteer? A. What drives me to volunteer is knowing that there are so many people who need help and support. Plus, it …

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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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