ZONA Arcadia

Seventh Grader, Thomas, Gets Accepted Into The University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program

Thomas is a seventh grade straight-A student at St. Francis Xavier. He was accepted into a new program by the University of Notre Dame. The program is called the University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program. He also is on an elite Lacrosse Travel team that took him across the country this summer playing Lacrosse. Q. Can you tell us …

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STA Seventh Grader, HANNAH, Succeeds in Gymnastics

Hannah is an excellent student and is always kind to everyone. She is the first student to greet you on campus and a wonderful role model for our younger students. Hannah is very involved outside of school in gymnastics and does a variety of services in the community. Q. How long have you been involved in gymnastics? A. I was …

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Monte Vista Elementary

In honor of National Peace Day, a number of our schools participated in Pinwheels for Peace. Pinwheels for Peace is a collaborative worldwide project where students create a pinwheel that represents their thoughts and feelings about peace, anti-bullying and non-violence using words and images. The pinwheels are then used in an art installation designed to inspire public reflection on peace.  …

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CCS First Grader ROKSY Talks About Her Favorite Things

Roksana “Roksy” is an incredibly empathic young lady. She is very keenly aware of others’ feelings and always reaches out with one of her enormous hugs. She is very genuine and always finds something amazing to say to make others feel special. She loves her little brother Maksym and German Shepherd puppy, Suka. Roksy helps to do obedience training for …

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Dania Shines at Starshine Academy

Dania was born a medical marvel and has shown her strength from the very beginning. Throughout various medical surgeries and procedures, she has remained a warrior. Dania is a very kind and generous student. She works well with others. Dania loves to help others and watch baseball. Q. What is your favorite baseball team? A. The Arizona Diamondbacks! Q. What is …

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Loma Linda Elementary

In Mrs. Megan Astraus’ class at Loma Linda Elementary School, middle school students are raising baby chickens. The students created an environment for incubation and now that the chickens have hatched, they are teaching third grade students about the process of mitosis! 10,494 total views, 16 views today

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PCDS Seventh Grader, NIAMH, is a Dedicated Student and Athlete

Niamh started school in London, England, before moving to Chicago and then Phoenix. Niamh has played tennis since she was 3 years old, and her favorite athlete is Roger Federer. At PCDS, she has been on the golf, soccer, basketball, and flag football teams. She has also been a class representative on the student council and a mentor for new …

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MEET STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT, JOSEPH

Joseph Fournier is an eighth grader at St. Thomas the Apostle. He is the Student Council President and also leads the weekly school Rosary on Fridays. He is a member of the National Junior Honors Society, as well as an Honors math and science student. Joseph is a Black Belt Tae-Kwon-Do and on the St. Thomas the Apostle eighth grade …

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PCDS Senior, Addison, Talks Music and His Internship

Addison has attended PCDS since fifth grade, where he quickly became a star among his peers. He is described by his family, teachers and friends as the “ultimate renaissance man,” being well skilled in fencing, cello and bass guitar. He enjoys skateboarding, coding and playing in his band. Addison currently interns at Barrow Neurological Institute and is a children’s coach …

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Meet The fifth Grade Papago Elementary School Robotic Team

Mrs. Hartell’s fifth Grade robotics team is competing in the Dash Robot Challenge starting September 19. Two teams of five will be competing using coding and the Dash and Dot robots to complete three challenges over a three month period. After they finish the three events they could then be invited to compete in the finals in April. They will …

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