ZONA Arcadia

STA Aerospace Club Wins Preliminaries for Moon Base

Schools may send as many teams as they’d like to the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge, as long as they are composed of between three and five students in the 5th through 8th grade. Each team chooses a name, makes a mission patch and writes a report addressing things about the base like its emergency plans, which countries are involved, …

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Phoenix Country Day School Student a State Champion

Olivia LeBlanc, a PCDS 4th-grader, is part of a state championship gymnastics team and is preparing again to compete at the state level in a few weeks. Last fall, Olivia’s Level 4 team of only six girls from Rebound Gymnastics West won the state championship against approximately 35 other teams, some of which had more than 30 team members. (The second place team …

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Madison Superintendent Retirement

Dr. Tim Ham, Madison School District Superintendent, announced his retirement, which was accepted by the Madison Governing Board. Dr. Ham has served public education for over 30 years with almost 25% of his career at Madison. Dr. Ham and his Administrative Leadership Team have brought the Madison School District to its highest level of achievement in recent decades, as evidenced …

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Hubbard and New Way Academy Partner Together This Summer

Hubbard Sports Camps and New Way Academy are thrilled to join  together to hold a summer sports camp for children ages 4 1/2 through 13 at New Way Academy’s new campus on Oak Street. The camp will offer one-week sessions, with both full and half day schedules. The full day camp runs from 8:30am to 3:30pm with pre-care starting at …

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Local Schools To Show Support For Canalscape Initiative

Written by:Rana Roudi, Phoenix Country Day School Junior Dirt roads stretching on for miles. Greenish-blue water slowly rolling by. The hot Arizona sun beaming down on the open path and the occasional biker or pedestrian cruising by. Arizona’s canals have been cast in a negative light. Treated like ditches or alleyways, they are often overlooked. But the metropolitan area of …

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Ask Artie

Q. As parent, what is the best way for me to be involved in my child’s academic success and pathway to college? A. As Artie the Artichoke, I’m often at campus events where I see a lot of parent/student interaction. Particularly with our students coming from high school to SCC, the support of parents can make all the difference. SCC …

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St. Francis Xavier 8th Graders win Catholic Community Foundation Christian Service Award

St. Francis Xavier School is pleased to announce the 2014 Christian Service Award Recipients Phoenix, AZ –  St. Francis Xavier School congratulates eighth grade students Alex Fessler, Allison Scardello, Maddie Reinhart, Patrick Schramm and Tatiana Rosales for being awarded the Catholic Community Foundation Christian Service Award.  The CCF Christian Service Awards recognize practicing Catholic 8th Grade Students who demonstrate Christ-centered behavior …

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Quinn Smith Talks Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Olympics!

Quinn Smith, sixth grader at Villa Montessori is already on her way to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo…Way to go Quinn! How long have you been practicing at Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics?  Four years. What event is your favorite? Bars What would you say to someone that is wanting to go into gymnastics? If you really want to do it, you should …

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Savannah Wix-Junior at Xavier, Gets Crowned

What did it feel like to be crowned Miss Arizona Teen USA? It was unreal. Even for days after, it still didn’t seem real, but I knew my life had changed in an instant. Winning the crown has been my dream since I learned about it two years ago. It was so astonishing to be selected from such an amazing …

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Saint Theresa Little Flower Catholic Preschool

There is an air of excitement in the classrooms as Saint Theresa Little Flower Catholic Preschool as children press their faces to the green fence to see new construction taking place right on their school grounds!  Teachers, Mrs. Pineda, Mrs. Zduniak and Mrs. Chlarson listened to what the children said: What is it going to be? How long will it take to …

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