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Mallory Buisker Blue Ribbon Winner

Tell us about your win at the State Fair Art Competition this year? My Mom entered my art piece even though I didn’t want to because thought there was no chance of winning a ribbon.  I was so excited when I went to the fair with my friend and her family and saw my artwork right up front with a …

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STCS’ Famous People Wax Museum

Every single person has a story and learning from each other helps us form the people we will become.  Saint Theresa Catholic School Class of 2019 proudly presented their Famous People Reports.  The third grade students read a biography of a famous person and took notes for a written report.  They learned about the trials and tribulations of their famous …

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Students Raise Money For Victims of the Typhoon in the Philippines

Tell our readers how you helped to raise money for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines? We sold note cards. We had help from parents to make the note cards using paintings we painted over the past year. We chose five different paintings to use. Stella has three designs Maxwell has one design and Andrew has one design. …

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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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