Creighton School District

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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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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Gateway Middle School takes Second Place

Biltmore Preparatory Academy and Gateway School girls basketball teams represented Creighton District in the iDAC City of Phoenix tournament! Both teams played great and Gateway received second place!

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Papago School Robotics Team Goes to Regionals

Papago school’s lego robotics team placed 12th out of 26 teams in the First Lego League Regional Qualifier at BioScience High School! The Papago Programmers gave it their best and received high scores on their research project and presentation. The students researched the psychological effects of loneliness and isolation experienced on long duration space flights. They came up with the …

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Creighton Schools RJ Mancha Named Student of the Month

RJ Mancha was named student of the month for his class at Monte Vista School. He received a certificate from his principal, assistant principal, and teacher!

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Meet Miguel, Excelencia School Eighth Grader

Miguel Vega, eighth grade student at Excelencia School co-hosted the Creighton School District Town Hall Breakfast! He and Ms. Apodaca hosted a room of 150 people and guided participants through the Strategic Plan, interactive student displays, and facilitated participant conversation.

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Creighton School District – Girls on the Run!

  Gateway School “Girls on the Run” after school program has been training to complete a 5k. In November, the girls along with two coaches, six teachers, and four family members completed the run!

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Creighton Eighth Grader Doesn’t Shy Away From a Challenge

  Dariet is an eighth grader at Loma Linda Elementary School. But he’s not your average eighth grade student; Dariet is student class president, in the gifted and talented program, and an aspiring public speaker and leader within his community. On October 25, Dariet co-hosted a Community Town Hall with our Superintendent Dr. Donna W. Lewis in front of 150 …

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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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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!

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