ZONA Arcadia

Milo Shines at New Way Academy

Milo has been an exceptional help to staff and shows leadership in everything that he does. When asked for help to complete a task, he does not hesitate to step in, and often gets other students on board to complete a task needing group effort. From school mascot, to dunk tank champion, to football team player, and high school student government …

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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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STA’s National Junior Honor Society President, Sophia

Sophia is the National Junior Honor Society President for her school. She has done a fantastic job organizing a variety of fundraisers this year for various organizations. She is a wonderful young person who understands the meaning of giving back to her community. She enjoys singing and performing with The School of Rock, as well as tennis, baking, traveling and …

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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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Phoenix Country Day School Eighth Grader, Sebastian, Talks Golf and Boys Charity

Sebastian is an outstanding student who loves to learn. This year he enjoys history and is learning about the Civil War. Outside of the classroom, Sebastian is involved in a variety of activities. He is an avid golfer and has participated on the PCDS middle school golf team the past three years. He was selected as the the golf team …

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St. Francis Xavier Fourth Grader, Neeya, Raises Money in Youth Showcase

Neeya is a fourth grader and recently performed in Talent Slam, a youth showcase for the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona. The event raised money to help children living with kidney disease and to reinstate Camp Kidney a camp devoted to children 8-18 with kidney disease. She received the Performing Arts award. The event raised enough money to send 40 …

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PCDS Swimmer, Sophomore Quinn, Wins State Events

Quinn Murphy recently shined for PCDS in the State Swimming Championships and the Meet of Champions (comprising the best swimmers from all schools, across all AIA divisions). She won two individual state events– the 100 free and 100 back. In the 100 free, she was the only girl under 53 seconds, finishing at 50.98 in a decisive victory. In the …

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Annemarie is an Excellent Student in Addition to Serving Her Community

Annemarie is a wonderful young lady and an excellent student. This year, she and her classmates spearheaded the STA Halloween Candy Drive. In addition to the great work and involvement at school, Annemarie also serves her community. She raises money for charity with her lemonade stand, as well as contributes time to The Andre House and Maggie’s Thrift Store. She …

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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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PCDS Senior, Caden, Chairman of the Teen Advisory Council and Football Coach

Caden Short attends Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS) and is heavily involved in the National Stuttering Foundation. He was the keynote speaker at their national conference this summer, where he advocated for students with this additional challenge.  On campus Caden is a solid student with particular strengths in math, science, and quantitative fields. He is a leader among students, and also spends a …

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