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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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Tesseract Student, Francesca, Talks Soccer and School

Q. I understand that you love soccer. Tell me more about that. A. I have been playing for four years. I play for the Scottsdale Blackhawks. My favorite position is center midfield. Last year we won a couple of tournaments, but we haven’t played any this year. It is my favorite sports. Q. What else do you like to do? …

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Rancho Solano Second Grader Nila is a Star Soccer Player

Rancho Solano second grade student, Nila Kumara, shines both on and off the soccer field. Admired by her teachers and peers for her sweet, sensitive nature, she excels in the classroom and loves to tackle new challenges. Nila takes the same skills and determination to succeed in school on to the field where she is a dedicated and talented player. …

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Jack Succeeds at Jones Gordon School

Jack is an intelligent, curious, and creative student who excels in many areas. With the help of his FLEX teacher, Ms. Andrea, Jack is able to flex his mental muscles at JGS each day in a variety of ways: Jack enjoys writing, learning facts, and has even helped spearhead Jones-Gordon’s recycling program.   According to Ms. Andrea, “this is the second year …

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