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Swimming Success For Briana at Discover U

Tell us about your swimming at the YMCA? How long have you been there?  What types of things do you do? The El Mirage YMCA opened in June, so we started swim lessons then.  We practice with kick boards, free style, backstroke, breast stroke, and will start learning the butterfly soon.  We swim the whole length of the pool. You also …

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Adam Tuhy Loves the Outdoors and Making Others Laugh

Tell our readers about your Charlie Chaplin funny walk and how it came about. I walk really fast, but not running and I look like the old actor Charlie Chaplin.  I like watching Marx Brothers, Three Stooges, and other old shows with my dad.  I started doing it and it made everyone laugh. Where is your favorite place to go …

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Discover U Student Collects Canned Goods for her Birthday

Tell our readers why you decided to have your friends bring food donations instead of presents to your birthday party? I had been reading with my mom about people who did not have enough food at home and said to my mom I would like to collect food for those people since I have enough toys.  We visited the food bank …

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Sisters Talk About Discover U and Passions

Katherine: What is your favorite thing about Discover U? My favorite part of Discover U is science. I like science because you get to learn new things like: Why dinosaurs became extinct! Tell us about one of your teachers? Mrs. Matie was my second grade teacher.  She is very kind and thoughtful.  I had a lot of fun with her.  What …

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Baseball Lover, Stephen Gouer

What is the best thing about Discover U? The best thing about discover U is that I get to learn a lot of new things. Who is your favorite baseball team to watch? Who is your favorite pro player? My favorite baseball team is the Arizona Diamondbacks and my favorite player is Paul Goldschmidt. When you are playing baseball, what …

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Discover U Skateboarder, Jonathan Ward

How long have you been skateboarding? I have been skateboarding for 2 two years and it is awesome! What types of tricks are your favorite? I like to do 360’s and ollies. What is the best thing about attending Discover U? We go half a day on Fridays and our principal she’s the best. What is your favorite subject in school? …

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Alhayla Nunez-Lozano Volunteers Her Time After School Every Week

Tell our readers about your choice to volunteer so many hours after school? I really enjoy helping and entertaining the younger kids at my school. What types of things do you get to do with them? I get to plan activities that will keep the children engaged from 12:15- 5:30 every Friday. I also play a variety of different physical …

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Chase Hartt, 4th Grader at Discover U, Talks Legos

Have you ever wondered if video games like Minecraft and Roadblocks are educational for your children? Here is a little perspective from Chase Hartt, a 4th grader at Discover U, on why he thinks so. What is the biggest thing you ever built? I am still working on getting new Legos. For Christmas I got 2 boxes of Lego Ninjago (about 600-700 …

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