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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! 18,022 total views, 3 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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Christ Church School First Grader Stella Talks Theater

Stella Helm is a first grade student at Christ Church School. Her favorite subject is math and she loves to read. She is involved in community theater, and recently performed in The Little Mermaid at Desert Stages. She is a member of Arizona Country Club, where she enjoys swimming and tennis. Stella enjoys giving to all, whether it is making …

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Xavier Students Help Victims Affected By Hurricanes

Xavier College Preparatory students, faculty, staff, parents, alumnae, and friends raised nearly $30,000 this week to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Pictured in the attached image are several of Xavier’s junior class student council officers with a check payable to Catholic Charities USA for hurricane relief efforts. 31,124 total views, 1 views today

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Georgia Succeeds at New Way Academy

Georgia McCook is a tenth grader at New Way Academy. She is involved in student government, soccer, theater and plays school mascot. She has a passion for church and dance. Georgia has dyslexia and before coming to New Way for high school last year, remembers struggling in school and being very shy. “I didn’t have any friends and I definitely …

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Saint Francis Xavier Eighth Grader Accumulates Over 200 Hours of Community Service

Katelyn Cowan is an eighth grade student at St. Francis Xavier. She devotes much of her time to volunteering and fundraising for Alzheimer’s research and awareness, a disease her grandfather passed away from. Since beginning her volunteer journey just two years ago, Katelyn has logged over 200 hours of service. Starting a mother/ daughter team, Katelyn and her mother Kim …

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Xavier Sophomore, Score Big Honors

Xavier College Preparatory sophomore Ashley Menne captured her first American Junior Golf Association championship title in July, capping a freshwoman year packed with impressive accolades. Earlier in the school year, Ms. Menne was an instrumental force in Xavier’s 34th state championship victory, tied two other outstanding players for the individual state title, was named the 2016 Arizona Sports Awards Girls …

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