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Great Hearts Christos March 1, 2024

Building Community Through Faith-Based Education

Marissa Stafford’s children, Caleb, a third grader, and Lydia, a first grader, both attend the Gilbert campus of Great Hearts Christos, but their journey with Great Hearts didn’t begin there. After relocating to Arizona, Stafford and her husband were drawn to Great Hearts, recognizing it as an educational network they wanted their children to be part […] Read More »
Maryvale Prep February 29, 2024

Inside the Competitive World of Maryvale Prep’s Chess Team

The lessons learned hovering over a chessboard go far beyond the boundaries of the game for the chess team at Maryvale Prep, shaping the players into better thinkers, problem-solvers, and individuals. Chess is part of the winter athletic programs offered at the Great Hearts campus in Maryvale and is open to fifth grade through high school […] Read More »
Great Hearts Institute February 28, 2024

Master Math Fluency with Jessica Kaminski at Symposium

Jessica Kaminski, M.Ed. is a Math Content Specialist who will be leading two workshops at the 2024 National Symposium for Classical Education, hosted by the Great Hearts Institute on March 20-22 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Kaminski has provided quality math support to educators all over the world through printed resources, video, and live professional development. In her first workshop, Singapore Math Methodology […] Read More »
Great Hearts Academies February 27, 2024

Advocating for Excellence at the Capitol

It was a big day at the Arizona State Capitol as Great Hearts and other public charter schools from all over the state of Arizona gathered at Wesley Bolin Plaza for Charters at the Capitol. This annual advocacy day is one of the signature events of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, where hundreds of Arizona’s public charter school leaders, […] Read More »
Arete Prep February 26, 2024

Grace’s Journey to 1,000 Points

Grace Howell is a senior at Arete Prep who finished her final high school basketball season by passing the 1,000-point mark, making her the all-time leading scorer at the academy, leaving a school record that will be hard to beat. “The way she can shoot the ball is one of the best in the state, hands down,” said […] Read More »