ZONA Scottsdale

DEVOTED 6TH GRADER MAKES SUMMER READING POSSIBLE FOR HUNDREDS OF NATIVE AMERICAN KIDS

    Sophia Koss is a Rancho Solano sixth grade student, and has a passion for reading and an extraordinary commitment to helping others in her community. For her National Junior Honor Society community service project, the energetic Sophia organized a book collection with the goal of giving them away to less-privileged school-aged children so they would have books to …

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Rancho Solano’s College Signing Day

  Congratulations to the Rancho Solano Class of 2016 on College Signing Day! With the national date to confirm attendance at a student’s school of choice was May 2, many RS seniors have already selected their college for next year. College admissions results for Rancho Solano students include Boston College, Cal Poly, Drexel, Loyola Marymount, Penn State, Texas A&M, University …

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ISA Kindergartener, Rainie, Talks Gymnastics

  Rainie enjoys gymnastics, golf, tennis, fishing, art, horseback riding, and playing with friends. She speaks Spanish, English, and some French. Rainie is a great kid because loves to make people happy. Her smile brightens the room and she enjoys helping others. Q. You know how to speak some Spanish and French what are your favorite words in each language? A. …

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Tesseract Early Childhood Students Learn Together with Scottsdale Memory Care Patients

  Tesseract Early Childhood and Scottsdale Memory Care have created their own intergenerational program that reaps benefits for both the children and senior residents. Scottsdale Memory is an assisted living community that specializes in memory care. Scottsdale Memory Care and Tesseract visits are monthly and the interactions priceless. Children and seniors participate in a shared story time, snack and craft. …

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Rancho Solano Preparatory Schools’ Newest NAHS Members

  Rancho Solano Preparatory School congratulates its newest members of the National Art Honors Society (NAHS): Tracy Dang, Kateryna Koliesnikova, Jessica Nguyen, and Margaret Ramsey. Established in 1978, NAHS seeks to inspire and recognize students who have shown outstanding ability in art and academics. Acceptance requirements are rigorous, as members become eligible for several national awards, grants, and scholarships. The …

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JGS Eighth grader, Noah Forman, Talks Flag Football and School

  In many classrooms at The Jones-Gordon School you will find project-based learning. Eighth grader, Noah Forman, is a fan of this method of learning and takes pride in his recent Baseball project for the Spring JGS Talent Showcase and Poetry Reading. Noah is one of the hardest working students you will know. He is eager to learn, kind, and very very funny. …

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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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Brightmont Academy Student Thrives with One-to-One Instruction

  Griffin, 17, and a junior in high school, was not always excited about learning. At a very young age he was diagnosed with a cognitive memory delay, which made school more difficult for him. Fortunately his mother, Bonnie, was able to homeschool him through elementary and middle school, but by the time he reached high school, they both knew …

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Four Xavier Students Win National All-America, Frosh Honors

Four Xavier College Preparatory students have been recognized by PrepVolleyball for their excellence both on the court and in the classroom. Xavier senior Khalia Lanier, who was honored as the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year in December and will attend the University of Southern California in the fall, was named to the 2015 PrepVolleyball.com High School Volleyball All-American …

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Third Graders at Tesseract Give Back to Charity of Their Choice

At Tesseract School, every grade level takes part in an annual service-learning project. This year’s third grade class decided at the beginning of the year that they wanted to do something related to animals and their well-being. After looking at numerous options, they decided on Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary in Scottsdale whose mission is to promote the rescue, adoption, and …

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