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Nine Xavier Seniors Sign National Collegiate Letters of Intent

Nine Xavier College Preparatory seniors signed national collegiate letters of intent last week to play their respective sports at eight colleges and universities.  Here is what they had to say! Elizabeth Caldarelli Q. What are you looking forward to most about playing college golf? A. I am most looking forward to playing golf alongside some of the best collegiate players …

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Jeffrey is a Triple Threat! Actor, Musician, and Athlete

Jeffrey is a scholar, athlete, and fantastic actor! He is a wonderful young man and an asset to the STA community. Q. You played flag football for STA and placed 2nd in the CYAA tournament. Tell us more about that? A. Playing flag football for my school was a very fun experience. In 5th, 6th, and 7th grade, we were …

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William Talks Healthy Life Stars Program

Q. You are involved in a program called Healthy Life Stars, how did you get involved in this program? A. My older sisters started to do it, and I joined with them when I was old enough. I love to run and I love to run with my family. Coach Chapman, Coach Lauck and Coach C all coached me to …

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Jake Swims His Way to Championships

Jake is a sophomore on the PCDS state champion swim team. He’s a great young man, good friend, and model PCDS student. He has also broken multiple PCDS swim records this year, and could be a highly recruited college athlete. Q. You a member of the Phoenix Swim Club. How long have you been on this team? A. I have …

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New Way Artist Shares About Her Creative Talents

New Way Academy freshman Lindsay Jones is incredibly talented inside and outside of school. Whether she is helping to plan events with Student Government or working with her classmates, Lindsay is known for her warm personality and her creativity. However, Lindsay truly shines when she is creating or performing. Lindsay shares more about her many talents and what she hopes …

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Lucy Loves to Ice Skate

Lucy is a fun-loving, creative 1st grader at Christ Church School. She loves going to school every morning. She especially enjoys Science and Art. A few of her favorite hobbies are Figure Skating, Tennis and Singing. Lucy’s a great kid because she’s caring, funny, smart and wants to make the world a better place. Q. You are a first grader …

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Xavier Freshwoman To Represent Arizona At Prestigious Golf Invitational

Xavier College Preparatory freshwoman Ashley Menne is the only Arizona girl who will play at the prestigious 2016 PING Invitational that begins on Friday, October 7th at the Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma. A total of 72 girls and boys from across the United States, ranging from 12 to 19 years of age, were selected to play in …

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New Way Academy Gives Back

Students at New Way Academy are committed to helping improve the lives of others through community service. Over the last year, students have donated thousands of hours to volunteering at shelters, organizing food and clothing drives, and contributing time to helping those in need. “People are always doing stuff for us, so we need to start doing things for other …

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Starshine Academy Student, Brennen, Talks His Love of Animals

Brennen loves all things animals! Brennen also enjoys school more than most kids his age. He enjoys science more than other subjects. Brennen is the most affectionate, caring young boy. He always compliments people, and his manners are stellar! Q. You are an animal lover. Tell us about that? What is your favorite animal? DO you have any pets? What …

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Eighth Grader Catherine Talks Being School Ambassador and STA’s Buddy Program

Q. You were selected as a school ambassador what does that entail? A. STA School Ambassadors get to do several projects that help the school. On the day before school began, we got to meet new students and answer their questions. We also help with the Bullying Prevention Program by having students sign a paper saying that they will not bully …

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