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What You Need to Know About Applying for Financial Aid in 2018

Financial Aid: it’s a daunting thought. Of course, receiving free money for college sounds great. That’s not the issue. But the process sounds scary enough that it seems not worth the effort at times. We can’t promise you won’t experience headaches as you apply for financial aid. But you can ease your stress by following a few important tips. If …

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Brian Bice Graduates On Time Through Online Summer School

When you find something you’re truly passionate about, it can be hard to focus on anything else. Especially when that “anything else” is something you’re not fond of. Like, say, a math class. For Brian Bice, a recent graduate of Primavera Online High School, that passion is hiking and fishing. If he ever encounters free time, there’s not too much …

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Kelsey Shines on the Volleyball Court and Succeeds Academically with the Help with JMPS

As a new student to James Madison Preparatory School (JMPS) this year, Kelsey has made quite an impression from her very first day on campus. She excels academically and is on the Roll of Scholars (the school’s very highest honor roll). In addition to her exemplary scholastic record, Kelsey is a talented volleyball player who brought her experience on club teams to the …

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Kylee Succeeds at Lacrosse

Q. You have signed to play lacrosse at Chatham University! What are your plans at college?  A. I plan on majoring in communications with an emphasis on journalism. I will be working with the athletic director in writing all the profiles and press releases for the athletes on campus which will be great experience. I will also have the opportunity …

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Bethany Christian Eighth Grader Bentley Talks Student Council

  Bentley is very active in every part of the school from student council, to having many lead roles performing arts, to playing soccer starting her fourth grade year. Bentley has a magnetic and energetic personality that everyone who encounters her loves. Bentley ranks high on an academic level and is very excited to be implementing the study skills she …

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Dana Dances, Excels in Taekwondo, and Volunteers her Time

Dana is a hard-working student with a 4.0 GPA. She has been participating in Taekwondo for seven years and has been a dancer for six years. She also is able to play the piano, clarinet, and is currently learning the ukulele. Her hobbies include creating/building things, drawing, baking, dancing, and singing. She has interests in traveling, clothing and accessories, decor, …

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Triple Threat Sarah Talks Acting, Giving Back, and Her Role on The Student Senate

Sarah is an ambitious and hardworking student at James Madison Preparatory School. She has shown growth and maturity as an upperclassman, balancing academics with intense involvement in extracurriculars. As Sarah’s varied after school activities demonstrate, she is both an artistic and athletic individual. Sarah is captain of the school’s color guard, and she is a key player on the softball …

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Dylan Ellis – Enthusiasm for Life and Learning

  Dylan Ellis is a sixth grader at Bethany Christian School, in Tempe. He is a delightful young man with a charming, magnetic personality. Since he began attending Bethany Christian in first grade, Dylan has been involved in a wide variety of activities that have nurtured his enthusiasm for activity, ingenuity, knowledge, and relationship building. With the development of the …

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Meet Mr. Ramesh Joshi, Primavera Math Instructor

Think back for a moment on every teacher you’ve had since kindergarten. Likely, you’ve had some great instructors, some maybe not. But then there are the few teachers who stand out in your memories. They are the ones who inspired you. Maybe they helped you believe in yourself, or perhaps they encouraged you to be something more. Either way, those …

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Milla is an Extremely Vibrant and Active Member of the JMPS Community

  Milla recently starred in the school’s fall play. While balancing a lead role, Milla remained active in the JMPS orchestra. She is also a member of the ukulele group. However, her talents extend beyond the fine arts. Milla participates in Academic Decathlon, and she played on the JMPS state champion runner-up volleyball team. Milla is involved with the school’s …

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