Freedom Academy

Tagret “TJ” Races Motorcross

Tagret “TJ” has been racing since he was three years old. His dad is a professional factory rider for BETA Off-Road USA. So as you can imagine, TJ is following in his footsteps. He has won more than a dozen first place trophies and never less than third through the finish line. He races Motocross, in Open 50cc class, competes …

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FREEDOM ACADEMY’S LEADERSHIP TEAM PARTNERS WITH DIGNITY HEALTH

The Freedom Academy Leadership Team recently partnered with Dignity Health in their “Kindness Challenge.” The Kindness Challenge is sponsored by Dignity Health to promote acts of kindness within organizations like schools. The Freedom Academy Leadership Team created “CIA” (Caught in the Act) cards that teachers give to students who are “caught” being kind. Students who receive a card are eligible …

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Freedom Academy Student, Max, Talks School and Sports

Max is a very naturally athletic boy. He’s been climbing trees basically since he was born! Max is a gymnast, a very good artist, a skate boarder, and a very sweet young man. Max mentions that he loves his school almost everyday. Q. You have enjoyed school this year at Freedom Academy…what makes Freedom Academy a great school for you? …

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Freedom Academy’s Eighth Grader Talks Martial Arts

Diana started martial arts at eight years old. Since then she has earned her black belt USA Martial Arts. Her confidence has skyrocketed helping her achieve straight A’s in school. She has entered a few tournaments one in which she won second place for forms and another where re she won the Over All Grand Champion Trophy. Q. Your are …

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Phoebe Shines on The Volleyball Court

Phoebe plays on a National volleyball team (AZ Sky Volleyball Club). Her team qualified and played in the Junior Olympics in Indianapolis last season. Phoebe plays the libero position and absolutely loves digging balls out from the back row. She has a love for her sport that is contagious. She has a gentle kind soul and has a huge heart! …

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Freedom Academy Second Grader Talks Drawing

Jackson is all about creating. The last few years it has been with Legos, but with all the positive feedback from his teachers this year, it’s now drawing. He will draw for hours. He learned to sew this year because he wanted to make plush characters. He likes to invent, build and make costumes. Q. You like to draw. What …

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Freedom Academy Expands Their Campus

  Freedom Academy became a charter school in 2002 and they just purchased their new property which use to be Pardes Jewish Day School located on northwest corner of 40th Street and Paradise Lane in May 2015. At other new location they can now accommodate up to 500 students, which is very exciting for them! They currently have a second …

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Freedom Academys’, Eliana, Talks Dance

Eliana’s Dancing has helped her in so many ways. There is something special about Eliana. Everyone who meets her automatically respects and trusts her. This characteristic makes her the leader that she is. Even though she is too young to be in the Leadership Program at Freedom Academy, she found a way to be a leader (helper) for that program. …

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Drew Talks About Scouts and His Love for Traveling

Drew is also a Boy Scout and is currently working on becoming an Eagle Scout. Drew also loves the adventure that comes with travel. Last year he traveled with People to People to Italy, France and Spain. This summer he will be traveling to Costa Rica. Q. Tell us your involvement with the Scottsdale Conservatory for the Performing Arts? A. …

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Cole, Joevanni, and Kevin Love Football

Joevanni Haddad, Kevin Lopez and Cole Bishop are close friends who all play on the same team for Toros Academy with Authority Football. Q. How long have you been playing football? A. Kevin: For about two years now. It might not be a long but I’ve been working really hard since I started. Joevanni: I have been playing football since …

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