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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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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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Girl Scout Serves Others “Here & Now”

Since she was a young girl, Tess Grossman has been a pioneer for millions of people who are often defined by what they can’t do, rather than what they can. You see, Tess was born with a profound hearing loss in both ears. As a child, she was among the first generation of children to receive a cochlear implant. This electronic device gives …

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Tesseract Students Take On The World —One Social Issue At A Time

Upper and Middle School students at Tesseract School are challenged to think not just outside of the box, but also outside of the country. Each year, for over a decade, these students visit different geographical areas and the world of globalization and social responsibility come to life. Each trip is designed to take the students away from Arizona to explore a particular set …

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Building the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs at Tesseract

Tesseract and SEED SPOT have joined forces to plant the seed of empowerment through the first ever SEED SPOT Next program. This program empowers young people to build business models that change the world. The Next program takes select students through a year­long (or in this case, semester) class, to create small groups or ‘ventures’. In these ventures, students take an idea all …

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Tesseract Night at MIM

Twenty­-five Tesseract Middle School students will present their comprehensive research project on April 15 from 6­-9 p.m. during Tesseract Night at MIM (Musical Instrumental Museum). The evening will feature seventh grade students presenting group projects focusing on world cultures in each of the MIM’s geographical galleries. Since early February, the MIM has functioned as the classroom for these students as they tour the exhibits …

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Hope Club at Tesseract Gives Students Life­Long Leadership Skills

By Caroline M. B. Fabricius Ahlgreen, Tesseract Senior Hope Club, Tesseract Upper School’s community­service club, was established five years ago with the philosophy of thinking globally and acting locally. In Hope Club, students connect to the outside community through service­oriented opportunities that they have initiated and fully planned themselves. I have been a part of Hope Club since its inception, through its developmental …

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Ballet Prepares Tesseract School Student, Jordan, for the Classroom

Jordan Clark, sith grader at Tesseract School, recently performed in “The Nutcracker Ballet,” an Arizona School of Classical Ballet production. We caught up with Jordan and asked her a few questions regarding her experience. Q. How long have you participated in the ballet? I have participated in ballet since I was nine years old, however, I’ve danced my entire life. Q. What …

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Tesseract Student Recognized for Her Viola Talent

Isabella Bigg’s, Tesseract eighth grader, took home fourth place in the Junior Division of American Strings Teacher’s Association’s Arizona Solo Competition. This Statewide competition includes all string instruments including violins, violas, cellos and basses. A panel of judges recognized Isabella during her solo performance. Tesseract School is very proud that she earned a fourth place placement among all string players in the state! …

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Arizona Season Finale Short Stirrup Champion, Bia Addis

Bia Addis was named Arizona Season Finale Champion in the Short Stirrup at the Scottsdale Horse Show in October. Bia is a 4th grader at Tesseract and is nine years old. She started riding horses six and a half years ago. How did you start riding horses? My dad’s girlfriend thought it would be really fun if we went to …

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