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Two St. Francis Xavier Students win the AZ Rosary Poster Contest

  The Arizona Rosary Celebration is in it 42nd year in the Phoenix Diocese. In an effort to continue the education of children about the Rosary Celebration, the Diocese of Phoenix has asked students in Kindergarten – eighth grade to participate in the annual contest. This year the theme was My Family Praying before Our Lady of Fatima. St. Francis …

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Lennik Wins Phoenix City Kindergarten Chess Championship

  Lennik has been attending PCDS since pre-K. He plays chess in the PCDS after-school chess club and recently became champion in the kindergarten section of the Best of Phoenix City Championship, giving him the opportunity to soon compete for PCDS in the Chess National Championship in Florida. Lennik loves playing with Legos at home and also attended the PCDS …

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Creighton School District – Girls on the Run!

  Gateway School “Girls on the Run” after school program has been training to complete a 5k. In November, the girls along with two coaches, six teachers, and four family members completed the run! 21,876 total views, no views today

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Creighton Eighth Grader Doesn’t Shy Away From a Challenge

  Dariet is an eighth grader at Loma Linda Elementary School. But he’s not your average eighth grade student; Dariet is student class president, in the gifted and talented program, and an aspiring public speaker and leader within his community. On October 25, Dariet co-hosted a Community Town Hall with our Superintendent Dr. Donna W. Lewis in front of 150 …

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Starshine Academy Class Leader and Honor Roll Student, Angel

  Angel was born in Rocky Point, Mexico. She loves playing soccer and spending time with her family. She enjoys school and learning anything and everything about science. In her free time she likes to read, hang out with her three dogs, and be active. In school, she earns Honor Roll and was Student of the Quarter for first quarter. …

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PCDS Senior Loves all Things Swimming and Competing

  Harrison has a long history with Hubbard Family swim school beginning at six months old when he learned the basics of floating & breathing. Years of lessons followed and his love of the water naturally landed him on their summer recreational team. Fast forward to senior year of high school and he is captain of his team at Phoenix …

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Ty is a Leader on the Court and Field

  Ty is a junior at Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS), and the varsity soccer team’s goalie. He is a stalwart leader on campus, plays both soccer and basketball, and is a tremendous student. Maintaining a 3.8 GPA, he excels in his studies and has developed a passion for teaching. He hopes to move on to a college that will …

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First Grader Davontay Talks About His Love of Pets

  Davontay loves playing sports, especially baseball! He currently plays on the Desert Dogs and is practicing to join Cactus Horizon Little League in the spring. Davontay is a great student and math is his favorite subject. When he grows up, Davontay wants to be a veterinarian, doctor, MLB baseball player, or astronaut. He recently became a vegetarian because of …

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STA Eighth Grader Shines On and Off The Field

Bridget is a top student at St. Thomas the Apostle, as well as a nationally recruited softball player. At school she plays softball, volleyball and basketball, in addition to playing club softball. Bridget has been invited to six unofficial visits to colleges this fall and has received offers to play Division 1 college softball. She serves as secretary in the …

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Seventh Grader, Thomas, Gets Accepted Into The University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program

Thomas is a seventh grade straight-A student at St. Francis Xavier. He was accepted into a new program by the University of Notre Dame. The program is called the University of Notre Dame Ignite Connection Program. He also is on an elite Lacrosse Travel team that took him across the country this summer playing Lacrosse. Q. Can you tell us …

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