Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School

Maggie Rosendahl, Avid Soccer Player

  Maggie Rosendahl is a fifth grade student at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School. She is an avid soccer player and is the goalkeeper for the Scottsdale Blackhawks 07 girls team. She has played with the Blackhawks team for almost two years and has played soccer competitively for six years. Maggie recently earned an award for sportsmanship in a …

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Fifth Grader, Mylie, Talks Her Lead Role in Oliver

  Fifth grade student, Mylie Nguyen landed, the lead role of Oliver in the Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School spring production of Oliver!  This was Mylie’s first audition, and first starring role! Q. What lead you to audition for the play? A. At first, I didn’t want to, but my sister Ceci told me I should try it. She …

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Juan Pablo competes in the First LEGO League Challenge

  Juan Pablo is currently competing in the First LEGO League Challenge, Hydro Dynamics Season. This robotics challenge has teams figuring out how to find, transport, use, or dispose of water. They utilize LEGO Mindstorms technology to solve the various sets of missions. His robotics team is comprised of seven students in fourth-seventh grades from various schools across the valley. …

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Meet Seventh Grader Athlete Tzeitel

  Tzeitel Sherrin is a seventh grade student at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School. She loves to play sports and is also very committed to her studies. Tzeitel plays all the sports at school (except for softball) and also participates in the school plays held each spring. Recently, Tzeitel placed 6th in her age group at the CYAA cross …

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Young Ambassadors Paolo Gonzales and Ryleigh Mangundayao

Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School sixth grade students, Paolo Gonzales and Ryleigh Mangundayao, were selected to be Junior Achievement Young Ambassadors! As Young Ambassadors, they serve as representatives of the students JA serves. They also help JA supporters and the community gain a better understanding of the impact of JA programs. They attended an orientation for this program over …

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Ss. Simon and Jude’s Seventh Grader Mia Stays Busy

Mia Feix is a busy seventh grade student at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School! She is a member of Student Council, plays for a traveling club soccer team, and takes piano lessons. Her family is also very involved with the Phil-Am Lions Club, which has given her the opportunity to participate in many community service projects. Mia really enjoys …

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Meet Tanner, SSJ’s Student Council Vice President

Matthew Tanner is dedicated member of SSJ’s Student Council, currently serving as Vice President. He has been involved in many service projects both at school and in the community. He has amassed nearly 250 service hours in the past year! As a result of his dedication to service, he was awarded one of the prestigious Christian Service Award scholarships through …

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Ss. Simon and Jude Student, Jules, Jumps To Help Those in Need

When Jules Gaynor learned that her teacher’s sister was recently diagnosed with cancer, she quickly jumped into action and organized a bake sale to benefit cancer research. Jules and her fourth grade class raised over $200 at the bake sale and have chosen the American Cancer Society to donate the money to! Jules is a very caring young lady and …

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Seventh Grader Wins in Phoenix Spelling Bee

Isabel Love recently won the Diocese of Phoenix Spelling Bee! Her winning word was raconteur! Her next step is competing at the Maricopa County Spelling Bee in March. Isabel is also an avid reader, which she believes helped her a great deal in preparing for the Spelling Bee. In addition to her awesome spelling skills, Isabel is also a very …

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Third Grader Adam Talks About His Successes in Wrestling

Adam is a star wrestler for the Grindhouse Wrestling Club! He is dedicated to succeeding both in the classroom and on the wrestling mat! Q. How long have you been wrestling for? A. Two years.  Q. What led you to becoming so interested in wrestling? A. I saw that you could get your college paid for because of it.  I …

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