ZONA East Valley

East Valley Teen Donates Hair For second time

Q. This is the second time you have grown out your hair and donated it. What made you want to do this again? A. At first I was just going to grow it a little longer. When it got longer my mom asked if I thought I would donate it again. I really didn’t think I was going to grow …

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Is online high school Easy?

One of the most common questions asked about online school is: It it easy? Our answer is, “It’s school.” Because the question is so often asked, Primavera Online High School put together this article to help clear confusion. Check out their response below. In the past there were online schools who were not providing students with the quality curriculum they …

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How to Catch Up On Credits With Primavera

Every year, 1.2 million U.S. students drop out of high school. That’s about one in four high school students who will not graduate. Earning your high school diploma is extremely important. You can learn more in this article. If you’re thinking of dropping out, don’t. If you’ve already dropped out, it’s not too late. There are several schools and programs designed …

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Genevieve Sets New Record For Words Read

Genevieve is very active in her school community at Willis Jr. High. She is part of the Chandler Gifted learning program (CATS) and maintains a high GPA with her full load of gifted classes. Being the top reader in the district by breaking the record, Genevieve participates in the reading club and currently has a total of 13 million words. …

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Rachael Litwiller, Culinary Scholarship Winner

Rachel is a dedicated student with a driven dream: to become a famous culinary chef. She has loved to cook as long as she can remember. “I fell in love with cooking the first time I tried. I think my favorite thing about culinary arts is that it allows you to be creative in ways you didn’t even think possible,” said …

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Horizon Honors’ Model UN In Its Inaugural Year

The Horizon Honors Secondary School Model United Nations Club is new this school year, but club members are already off to an amazing start. The club is small, with four seniors and four freshmen participating in the program. Students had little to no experience in Model UN competitions, so the goal was to learn and start the process of building …

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Bethany Christian Eighth Graders Visit Grand Canyon University

Q. Recently the BCS eighth grade class was invited to visit Grand Canyon University (GCU). Can you tell me about your visit? What kinds of things did they talk about; did you take a tour, etc? A. At the beginning of our trip, they spoke to us about what to do in High School to have the best College experience …

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Jake Shines in Baseball, Ultimate Frisbee and Holds a High GPA

Jake loves baseball! It is his #1 interest and sport. He is currently playing for three teams. In addition to baseball, he has been on the James Madison basketball team for two seasons. He played Ultimate Frisbee for two seasons also, in seventh and eighth grade. At his school he has lettered in baseball, basketball and Ultimate Frisbee. His academic …

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Ethan Talks Willis’ Robotics Club

Q. The Robotics team qualified for the world finals. Tell us more about that. What did your team do to qualify? A. Our team, consisting of Aryan, McKay, Sam and me qualified for the world finals by earning the Excellence award at the Arizona State Championship. This means that, even though we didn’t win the tournament, we were the best …

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Peoria Student Takes Online Summer School to Graduate Early

You never forget the first time you move and have to face the “new.” New home, new school, new people: it’s all very daunting. It can be even worse if moving puts you behind on graduating. That was the case for Felicity Newman. Felicity is a go-getter who enjoys studying anatomy and spending time in her church youth group. A …

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