ZONA Arcadia

Mia Qualifies for Olympic Development Program for Soccer

Mia just qualified for the Olympic training camp for soccer. She is an excellent student and an all-around wonderful young lady! Q. You just qualified for Olympic Development Program for soccer, tell us about that? A. This was the first year I was old enough to try out for the Olympic Development Program. I was really excited. There were hundreds …

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Jack Talks Legos and Hockey

Jack is in fourth grade at Christ Church School and has a kind, enthusiastic spirit and many interests including Legos and hockey. Q. You love Legos building tell us about that? What is the your favorite type of Legos to build? What is the biggest Lego you have ever built? A. I love building Legos because I like to get …

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Cecilia Talks About Her Love for Soccer

 Cecilia has been a great teammate at Arizona Sports Complex and she works hard at everything she does within sports and academics. Q. You play soccer at Arizona Sports Complex tell us about that? A. I have been playing at ASC for about five years. I play every week twice a week. I usually play mid-field or right forward when …

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New Way Academy Collects Hoodies for Homeless Teens

New Way Academy Collects over 700 hoodies for homeless youth. During the morning school assembly on Friday, December 11, Tumbleweed received the hoodies collected for homeless youth. The boxes of clothing were collected by the students of New Way Academy over the last several weeks. (newwayacademy.org). Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is a Phoenix-based non-profit serving homeless, runaway and other …

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Xavier Senior Named Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year

Xavier College Preparatory is pleased to announce that senior Khalia Lanier has been named the 2015-2016 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year by The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports. The award distinguishes Miss Lanier as the nation’s best player in a sport played by approximately 430,000 young women at 15,672 high schools across the …

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Jack Enjoys Math and Science at Christ Church School

Jack is a first grader at Christ Church School. He is an extremely creative and inventive boy who loves to draw and build things. Q. What do you like best about Christ Church School? A. The games that we play on the playground. Q. What are some of your favorite subjects to learn about? A. Math and science. Q. How …

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Julianna Balances Volleyball and Volunteering

Julianna loves to be involved with activities, is spontaneous and always looking for the next adventure. Q. How long have you been playing volleyball? A. I have been playing volleyball since I was in fourth grade. Both of my older sisters played volleyball so I have grown up watching them play and practicing with them at home. Q. You’ve gone …

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Jason Attends FARE Teen Summit as Arizona Representative

Jason went to Washington, D.C. to represent Arizona at the FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) Teen Summit Q. Tell us what you like best about your school. A. I like that almost every kid in my school is nice and I like my science and technology classes. I’d like to be an astrophysicist when I grow up, so those …

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Sky Enjoys Basketball and Volunteering

Since Sky was young she has shown much interest and has volunteered with various charitable organizations throughout the valley, two include the St. Mary’s food bank and, recently, the Phoenix Rescue Mission. She is protective of those she loves, and those found in unfortunate circumstance. Sky goes above and beyond for causes she believes in. She loves working with children. …

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New Way Academy Performs The Aristocats

New Way Academy’s Lower School students performed their second musical, The Aristocats. It was the first production for just elementary age students. The performers, stage hands and set design were just incredible. New Way Academy’s Imagination Theatre and cafeteria were transformed into a Parisian Neighborhood. Special thanks to the team behind the scenes, Miss Kjonaas, Ms. Bonnell and Music Director …

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