ZONA Arcadia

Christ Church School Second Grader Makes His Own Movies

  Gavin’s hobbies include knowing everything about dinosaurs and making movies with his dinosaur toys which are really quite good. Gavin narrates stories off the cuff while his dad video records the movies for up to an hour. We are always amazed at his wealth of knowledge about all the different facts pertaining to all different species of both animals …

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Payten Talks Soccer at Arizona Sports Complex

Payten is in swimming and soccer and loves animals, music and creating different things with her mini Legos. Peyton is very social and loves to help others always. She is positive and tries hard at everything she does. Q. You play soccer at Arizona Sports Complex tell us about that? How long have you been going? A. I Started playing …

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Tyler Enjoys Soccer at Arizona Sports Complex

Tyler is currently in second grade and has been playing soccer since he was three years old. He is such a generous boy. Outside of ASC, he enjoys giving back to his community through church and family activities.  Q: What do you like most about playing soccer at ASC? A: I like playing with my friends.  Q: How long have …

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“Xavier North” Squad Is State Mock Trial Runner-Up, Xavier Senior Is Individual State Champion

  For the first time in Xavier College Preparatory’s history, all four squads of the Elias M. Romley Xavier Mock Trial Team competed in the Arizona State Mock Trial Championship. The “Xavier North” squad – comprised of Xavier seniors Chelsea Divins (captain), Katherine Milano, and Ane Pulu; juniors Alex Murray and Hannah Tribolet; sophomore Natalie Kerwin; and freshwoman Fiona Pan …

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STA Grad Helps Younger Classmates Succeed with STEAM

  STEAM Team was created to give the girls in grades 6-8 further opportunities to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. STA grad, Molly Luther, approached the administration to form a group to inspire young women to explore these fields. With Molly’s assistance, the girls have worked with computer programming, DNA extraction, and hands-on engineering activities.  …

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Second Grade Brownie Troop Earns Their First Aid Badge

  Brownie Girl Scout Troop 532 from St. Francis Elementary School just earned their First Aid badge. To celebrate their new badge, the 20 2nd graders used money they raised selling Girl Scout cookies to buy and donate a First Aid Kit to their school. They made their donation in front of the entire school earlier this year. To earn …

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PCDS Speech and Debate Team Head to Nationals

Jillian, Jason, and Oliver are three seniors who led PCDS’ Speech & Debate team to a state championship and will soon represent PCDS at the National Competition in Texas in June. They’re amazing PCDS students, involved in sports, student government, debate, theatre, and so much more. Jason Greenfield: Q: How did you feel when you heard you qualified for Nationals? …

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Cowgirl Kira, New Way Seventh Grader, Talks Horses

  New Way Academy seventh grader, Kira, is an accomplished equestrian. Described by her teachers as a vibrant, energetic, and hardworking student, Kira is making an impact not only on the New Way community, but the competitive horse riding world. Q: How long have you been riding horses? Do you have your own horse? A: I have been riding about …

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Lorenzo Talks Sports and Travels

  Lorenzo thinks CCS is “the best school ever”, former karate student at JSK, rec. soccer with Madison Futball Club, tennis at Gold Key Racquet Club, snowboarding, new dog owner of his seven month old dog, computer gaming and aspirations of having his own YouTube channel, enjoys his time in Italy and likes to travel anywhere with friends and family. Q: …

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Four Xavier Students Win National All-America, Frosh Honors

Four Xavier College Preparatory students have been recognized by PrepVolleyball for their excellence both on the court and in the classroom. Xavier senior Khalia Lanier, who was honored as the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year in December and will attend the University of Southern California in the fall, was named to the 2015 PrepVolleyball.com High School Volleyball All-American …

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