ZONA Scottsdale

Cayley Talks Trampoline and Tumbling

Cayley’s passion for trampoline and tumbling includes becoming an elite athlete one day. She is a very hard worker and at times a perfectionist. She also has a great sense of humor for someone her age. She is a very loyal friend and will stand up for her friends when needed. Q. How long have you been on the Trampoline and Tumbling Team …

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Nadia Enjoys Math and Art at Camelback Desert School

Nadia likes math and art in school and has enjoyed reading the book Wonder with her class. Q. We heard you love school, what are your favorite subjects? A. My favorite subjects are math and art. Q. Your class is reading the book Wonder, what lesson has stuck out the most to you? A. Choosing kind and right which means …

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Hockey Player Succeeds with Flexible Schedule at Brightmont Academy

Jessica began playing competitive ice hockey when she was six years old, and by ninth grade, the demands of her competitive team ramped up to the point where following a traditional classroom schedule was becoming increasingly difficult. She was usually traveling with her team every other weekend, often arriving late to class and requiring additional assignments to complete outside of …

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Ava Loves Learning Spanish at International School of Arizona

Ava Levine a second grader in the Spanish track at the International School of Arizona, loves learning a second language and being able to hang out with friends at ISA. Q. What is your favorite part of ISA? A. Learning Spanish! Q. What do you think is the benefit of knowing a second language? A. I like that I can …

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Judo Champ, Alysa Avanesyan

Q. You participate in Judo tell us about that? A. I started Judo when I was six years old. I like to the competition aspect of the sport. I believe that the techniques I learn will help me one day in a real life situation. Judo helped me be more confident. Through Judo I have overcome my fear of performing …

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Chase Succeeds at The Jones-Gordon School

Chase loves to read and write, but most of all, he shows a genuine interest in his school subjects and in his growth as a student and citizen. His teachers describe him as a joy to have in the classroom, “excited to learn and understand, not just memorize facts and terms.” He is not only a diligent and creative writer, …

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Gabriel Has Success Competing in Chess and Soccer

Gabriel is a kind person, a great student an avid chess player. Above all he is a hard worker. We heard you are a pretty good chess player, how long have you been playing? I’ve been playing for three years when I started chess club in kindergarten. That year I won 18th place at the Governor’s Cup in the kinder division. …

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Kobe has a Passion for Writing and Playing Music

Kobe is a natural on the guitar and has a way with music. He believes his future will be in worship leading and songwriting. How long have you been interested in playing the guitar? Since around Christmas time in 2011. What type of music do you like to play? I don’t just like one type of music. I listen to and …

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Tanner Finds Great Fit at On­-Track Academy

Tanner is a sensitive, compassionate and outgoing nine year old. He is one of the hardest working kids at On­-Track Academy. What do you like best about On-­Track Academy? The animals; Kenai and Icarus. My friends. On Track has helped me to get ahead and learn more. At public school I couldn’t learn because there were at least 30 other kids in …

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Charles Enjoys School and Learning French

How old are you? I’m three years old. What language are you learning? French. Do you like coming to school? Yes, school is fun. I like playing with the toys and like my teacher Morgane. What’s your favorite part of coming to school? They have great cars here! What do you want to do when you’re older? I don’t know…. …

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