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January 27, 2023

Been There, Run That

JD Oullette, a senior at Chandler Preparatory Academy, recently ran a half marathon and placed 1st in his division (male, age 15-17) at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series with a finish time of 1:14:24.  Overall, JD placed 20th out of 5,693 runners. An amazing accomplishment for this 17-year-old. “I feel like I did good.... Read More »

January 27, 2023

Tony Cruz – Leading in a Growing Community

Tony Cruz is the founding Headmaster for the upper school at Great Hearts Roosevelt, the newest academy in Arizona that launched in the fall of 2022, located in Buckeye, notably recognized as one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Cruz’s parents are both immigrants to this country. “My mom fled war torn Honduras shortly... Read More »

January 27, 2023

Scholar Wins Student Essay Contest at MLK Celebration

Elijah Ready, a 7th grader at Anthem Preparatory Academy, was recognized by the Anthem Community Council as the first-place winner of the K-8 Student MLK Essay Contest for “exceptional writing and understanding of Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream” during the 2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The public was invited to the event at... Read More »

January 23, 2023

Bringing Great Hope to Great Hearts

Elizabeth “Liz” Huntley will be speaking at the Great Hearts Institute’s National Symposium for Classical Education during the plenary luncheon titled, “The Essential Impulse of Hope.” Huntley is the co-founder of The Hope Institute whose mission is to partner with school leaders to create strategies that help them develop a culture to promote character development.... Read More »

January 20, 2023

Supporting Academies Through Volunteering

January can be a difficult month for some. The hustle and bustle of the holidays are now behind us, and we forced to settle back into our usual routines. For many, this is where the winter boredom and blues kick in. It can be a particularly hard time for organizations that rely on volunteers as... Read More »