ZONA East Valley

James Madison Senior, Rylee, Talks Photography and Leadership

Rylee is an influential leader and student on campus, and is involved in more activities than most while still balancing senior year. Rylee is a member of volleyball, show choir, ukulele, tap, orchestra, fall play, musical, and the executive branch, to only name a few! Rylee is a natural leader, and often takes the time to mentor younger students despite …

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Senior, Christy, Talks Supreme Court at James Madison Preparatory School

Christy is a true senior leader and is involved in many aspects of the campus. Christy is a judge on the supreme court, a member of the danceline, show choir, the theater program, a manager for several sports, and serves as the dance captain for both the musical and tap club class. Christy brings organization, precision, energy, and perfection to …

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Horizon Honors High School Senior, Emily, Talks Phonak Teen Advisory Board

Q. You are a busy senior at Horizon Honors High School! What are you involved in this year, inside and outside of school?   A. I am a mentor for Advanced Bionics (the company that makes my Cochlear Implant), a Youth Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association, and a member of the Phonak Teen Advisory Board. I have also been involved …

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TIPS FOR BATH AND SHOWER TIME WITH YOUR BABY

Introducing water to your little one Take this step by step slowly. Move to the next step when the child doesn’t react to the amount of water you are drizzling over their head. 1. Wet your hand and run your hand from the back of the baby’s head and then over the baby’s face with your fingers gently touching them …

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Cool off with Arizona State Parks & Trails

Before the kids head back to school, make the most of your summer vacation by spending some time with Arizona State Parks & Trails. There are activities for all age groups and every interest! To cool off during the hot summer days, escape to one of our 10 lake or river parks, where you can spend the day floating, paddling, …

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Devin Moleterno Takes Adversity Head on and Graduates a Year Early With Primavera Online High School

  There will be moments in all our lives in which we face adversity. During those moments, your decision boils down to two options: You can accept your circumstances or you can make a change. For Devin Moleterno, a recent graduate of Primavera Online High School, responding positively and changing his situation was the only choice in his mind. Devin …

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Naomi Smitthipong, James Madison Prep Sixth Grader

Naomi is an honor roll student at JMPS. She is a positive sixth grader, who works hard on all of her assignments. This year, she joined our junior high track team. Outside of athletics, she is involved in our local community. In her free time, Naomi takes coding lessons through the city library, she participates in horseback riding lessons, and …

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Bethany Christian School Students Pack over 10,000 meals for Hungry Children in Haiti

  More than 160 students at Bethany Christian School in Tempe teamed up with the Champion Group to serve and pack over 10,000 non-perishable nutrient-dense meals for children in Haiti, as part of a school-wide project called Feed the Need. The students formed assembly lines to carefully pour, pack and seal meal packets that will be distributed through a Haitian …

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Scarlett Talks Science at Bethany Christian School

Q. What is your favorite thing about first grade? A. We get to do science! I learned that pumpkins and peeps can float. Pumpkins can float because they have air inside of them and peeps float because they are so light. I like that we get to do a lot of experiments in our science class. Mrs. Ellis lets us have …

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Meet Arianne “Ari” Clark, A Talented Artist and a Businesswoman.

  Ari’s been an artist ever since she can remember. She enjoys anything from graphic design to cartoon doodles. Whatever she does create, she puts her heart and soul into it.   So, naturally, it didn’t take long before people started wanting her to draw and design professionally.   “I’ve always drawn as a hobby, but began taking it as …

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