Xavier students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 9/26 12:15P Josh Martinez
Five students at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix were named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Top row (from left to right): Abigail Converse, Grace Haak and Katherine...

General Assembly skills-based education launches in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Independent (Education) 9/19 7:40A Delarita Ford
Global education provider General Assembly announced, today, its regional expansion to provide individuals and organizations with necessary digital skills for 21st C entury workforce success. General Assembly will launch programming in October at...

Former Xavier beach volleyball player recognized nationally

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 9/9 11:09A Josh Martinez
Former Xavier College Prep beach volleyball player Trinity Cavanaugh. (Submitted photo) Former Xavier College Prep beach volleyball player Trinity Cavanaugh secured All-American status by the American...

International School of Arizona to showcase students’ art

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 9/9 11:03A Josh Martinez
The International School of Arizona is will present its inaugural Fall Art Exhibition Show from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. Examples of...

Paradise Valley teenager swims around Manhattan Island

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 9/6 12:34P Josh Martinez
Paradise Valley resident Henry Palmer, 16, completed the New York Open Water 20 Bridges Swim around the Island of Manhattan on Saturday, Aug. 17 with a time of time of 7:56:55. Paradise Valley...

Arizona Theatre Company to offer free teen classes

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 9/2 5:00A Josh Martinez
Arizona Theater Company is hosting free classes for teenagers. (Submitted photo) The Arizona Theatre Company Learning and Education Department is launching ATC Teen in Phoenix, a learner-driven...

Scottsdale CC baseball coach to be honored at alma mater

Scottsdale Independent (Education) 8/29 7:41A Josh Martinez
Beloit College in Wisconsin recently announced the 57th induction class to its Athletic Hall of Honor, which included Scottsdale Community College baseball coach Alex Cherney. Alex Cherney Recognizing...

Horizon choir preps for October production

Scottsdale Independent (Education) 8/28 5:00A Josh Martinez
The 2019 Horizon High School Choir. (Photo courtesy of Jamie Harper Photography) Horizon High School’s choir is slated to perform its annual Broadway Under the Stars production called “Once Upon a...

Xavier golfer wins second straight Scottsdale junior championship

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 8/27 11:51A Josh Martinez
Marley Moncada, Carolyn Fuller and Ashley Menne. (Submitted photo) Ashley Menne, a student at Xavier College Preparatory, fired two rounds in the 60s at TPC Scottsdale to win her second consecutive...

Coe, Cherry debut computerized “Smart Gym” concept in Phoenix

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 8/27 7:00A Delarita Ford
Amanda Coe opens the third Smart Gym in the Valley with Bill Cherry. Submitted photos Amanda Coe of Scottsdale and Bill Cherry of Phoenix introduced a high-tech fitness studio concept of a “smart-gym”...

Xavier golfer to compete in First Tee competition at Pebble Beach

Paradise Valley Independent (Education) 8/15 7:52A Josh Martinez
Xavier College Preparatory student Ashley Menne (submitted photo) The First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions announced Thursday, Aug. 15 Ashley Menne, Scott Schlader and Cade Kilanowski will represent the...
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