ZONA Scottsdale

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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Dan Achieves Success at Brightmont Academy

As a full-time eighth grade student at Brightmont Academy in Scottsdale, Dan is feeling happier while overcoming academic struggles and learning at his own pace. Brightmont Academy specializes in providing one-to-one instruction for students and has three campuses throughout the region in Deer Valley, Scottsdale and Chandler. Frustrated with the traditional classroom environment, Dan’s mother sought out an alternative that …

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Jack Enjoys Math and Science at Christ Church School

Jack is a first grader at Christ Church School. He is an extremely creative and inventive boy who loves to draw and build things. Q. What do you like best about Christ Church School? A. The games that we play on the playground. Q. What are some of your favorite subjects to learn about? A. Math and science. Q. How …

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Lyndi Loves to Sing, Dance and Act

Lyndi is a very talented kid, but she is very humble too. Lyndi is a really kind person and always helps others first. Q. You are a member of the Showchoir at Benchmark, tell us more about that. A. In show choir we sing along with choreography. We practice each week with our wonderful teacher, Mrs. Nyland. This semester we …

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Joseph Succeeds at Primavera Online High School

Joseph is a great kid who listens well, does his school work and his chores. He is smart and always motivated to learn and contribute. Q. What are some of your favorite things about attending Primavera? A. I like Primavera because it is a school that adapts to me, compared to a mortar school where you have to adapt to the schedule …

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Christopher Succeeds At Brightmont Academy’s Chandler Campus

As a full­-time twelfth grader at Brightmont Academy, Christopher Brown is finally hitting his stride academically and coming out of his shell. The solution in his junior year to attend the private school, Brightmont Academy, for one-­to­-one instruction is helping him complete credits needed to graduate high school on time. Brightmont Academy specializes in providing one­-to-­one instruction for students and has three campuses throughout …

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Cameron Quizzes Teachers on Classic Rock

The Jones­-Gordon School mission is “Cultivating Strengths; Transforming Lives.” Fourth grader Cameron exemplifies this motto perfectly! He has truly blossomed at JGS. Curious and energetic, Cameron questions how things work, and uses his imagination to make his own creations. He loves putting together technical science experiments, is a helpful teacher­-assistant in class, and is always willing to step up to the board when called …

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Kaden, Mason and Layla Benefit from Bilingual Environment

Kaden, Mason and Layla are all a part of the Spanish program at the International School of Arizona. Despite neither of their parents being fluent in Spanish, all of the children have thrived in the bilingual environment. Q. How long have you all been at ISA? A. Three years. Q. What are the benefits of being bilingual? A. Kaden: You can travel …

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RSPS Eighth Grader Sees His Future on Ice

Rancho Solano Preparatory School eighth grade student, Jonathan Martellini, has no doubt where he wants to go upon graduating from RSPS. Playing ice hockey since the age of three, his aspirations to play on a pro team are unwavering. Jonathan’s parents first introduced him to the ice for family outings where he was noticed by a coach and has been training ever since. …

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Meet Emma and Ava, Best Friends, Soccer Teammates

Emma and Ava met while playing soccer together and have become the best of friends. Q. What made you want to start playing soccer? A. Ava: When I was four I started soccer because I loved to run and kick a ball. Emma: When I watched almost every game of the US woman’s national soccer team. My eyes were always glued …

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