Rancho Solano Preparatory School

Rancho Solano Middle School Students Launch Non­Profit Organization

Daniel Noon and Dave Mohan have taken their participation in Rancho’s EPICS program to unexpected heights. Finding them in the school’s computer lab, they paused to answer a few questions about their entrepreneurial spirit and mission to help underprivileged children. What is EPICS? The Engineering Projects in Community Service Program is a national award­winning social entrepreneurship program where students design, …

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Rancho Solano Student Releases Music Video

Eighth grade student, Ben Emerson, has released his latest music video, Stolen.  Featuring a number of his fellow students and friends, Stolen follows Ben’s first EP of all original songs, Girl of War.  Stolen can be seen on YouTube and Girl of War is available on iTunes and other music download sites. A student at Rancho Solano Preparatory School since …

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Rancho Solano Preparatory School Students Attend Meritas Seminar in Oxford

Shannon and Enida recently attended the Meritas Seminar in Oxford where they, along with other students from across the U.S. and around the world, explored ideas of democracy and discussed contemporary global issues in one of the most prestigious higher learning institutions in the world.  What did you learn about democracy from studying at the Meritas Seminar?  Enida: People’s experiences …

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Triple-threat: The Carson Boys

If your elementary student plays chess in the Valley, it is likely you have heard of the Carson brothers.  Chaz, Dylan, and Jack have certainly made names for themselves in the chess local circuit.  Joining the Chess Club at Rancho Solano Preparatory School in Kindergarten, Chaz and Dylan are quickly filling the family trophy case.  Jack, entering his first tournament …

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Rancho Solano Preparatory School’s, Matt Martinez, Recounts His Remarkable Accomplishments

Rarely do you hear of a high school senior who is both quarterback of the football team and the composer of the school’s fight song.  While most would consider this to be a significant achievement, it barely skims the surface when recounting the remarkable accomplishments of Matt Martinez. Joining Rancho Solano Preparatory School as a freshman, Matt has covered an …

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Concert to Benefit Human Trafficking Survivors Organized by Rancho Solano Senior

Neille-Ann Tan, a senior at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, recently spearheaded a benefit concert supporting iSanctuary, an organization that provides help and hope to survivors of human trafficking. Founding the local chapter in 2012 at RSPS, she states, “This concert allowed me to make the most of my abilities to help others around the world. Rancho has led me to …

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Hannah Munson Wins Miss Arizona Junior Teen Title

 A junior at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, holding the title of Miss Arizona Junior Teen is one of many positions listed in Hannah’s burgeoning resume. She is the Historian for Student Government; Treasurer for both iSanctuary and Key Club; Yearbook Editor; Spirit Line Captain; honor roll student and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidate. Of winning the title Hannah states, …

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