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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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Exchange Student Yeseo Lee Talks About Her Time in The USA

I am 17 years old and I am from South Korea. On December 26, 2014 it was second semester of my sophomore year that I moved to the States. I am attending Chaparral High School and I am Junior now. I will graduate in May this year, which is early graduation for me. I am here in the United States …

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Four Year Old, Kaiya, Talks about Some of Her Favorites

Kaiya is a great artist! She has an incredible imagination and is wonderful at drawing/painting a variety of pictures and coloring! Q. Do you have any brothers or sisters? A. I have a sister named Emi. She’s 2. When Emi was a baby she was so little and so cute. Momma wishes we were so small again. Q. Do you …

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Dhruv Does It All With The Help of Rancho Solano

 

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Eighth Grader, Dominic, Succeeds at Jones-Gordon School

Dominic Bea is an eighth grader in his first year at Jones-Gordon School (JGS). He has been to many schools in the past few years, including a brief period where he was home schooled. He has traveled extensively, and has come to find a home here at JGS. Q. What is your favorite thing about JGS? What do you think …

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Brightmont Academy Lets You Be You

“When I first came to Brightmont, I judged it by its cover. I thought I would have to change to fit it, but I did not. I could be me,” said current ninth grade Brightmont student, Brad. “It was easy to fit in,” Brad continued. Despite his initial worries, Brad found a warm, welcoming environment at Brightmont that allowed him …

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Eight Grader, Bennett, Succeeds at Jones-Gordon School

Bennett is intelligent and a creative thinker who loves to learn in an environment where he feels supported by teachers and staff members. Q. What makes The Jones-Gordon School feel like the right school for you? A. I like it here because all of the teachers are nice and I’m able to get work done. Having one-on-one time with the …

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Kendall Talks Ballet and her Success at Tesseract School

Interview by Abby Wilkes, Tesseract student Q. How long have you been at Tesseract and what is your favorite memory? A. I have been at Tesseract since fifth grade, and this is my last year, since I am an 8th grader. My favorite memory is going on the school trips, because it is a way to connect with your friends …

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Josh Awarded Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Scholarship

Rancho Solano senior, Josh Kaplan, has been awarded the Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Scholarship. The Foundation awards four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarships to exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. The Cameron Impact Scholar is unique among their high-achieving peers in their desire to make an impact on their communities and …

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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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