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Archway Lincoln February 8, 2023

Archway Lincoln Teacher Scores Tickets to the Biggest Game in Town

  Archway Lincoln first grade teacher, Cori Bagby, was surprised by representatives from the Arizona Cardinals, in partnership with Microsoft, to honor Mrs. Bagby as an excellent teacher with an inspiring and remarkable story of perseverance and courage. Marcel Shipp, former running back for the Arizona Cardinals, greeted her class and presented her with a […] Read More »
Great Hearts Academies February 7, 2023

Learning from Leisure

According to a report by Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a teacher’s average workday is 10 hours and 40 minutes.  This includes an average of 7 hours, 20 minutes of required school hours; 1 hour, 42 minutes at school, before and after school; and another 1 hour, 35 minutes working at home.  […] Read More »
North Phoenix Prep February 6, 2023

Keep Your Pin Up

There are many milestones that are celebrated in high school, especially for upperclassmen. Many of our upper schools at Great Hearts commemorate the promotion as juniors and seniors with a slight change or modification in uniform, such as shirt style or color, and the addition of a tie, blazer, or lapel pin during a ceremony […] Read More »
Academy for Classical Teachers February 2, 2023

ACT Now for Summer Courses

The Academy for Classical Teachers (ACT) will be offering live online courses this summer. ACT provides online enrichment for classical teachers who seek to teach in their classrooms according to the principles of a traditional Liberal Arts Education. ACT is a collaborative initiative of Great Hearts Academies and our partner institutions in both higher education […] Read More »
Archway Glendale February 1, 2023

Meet Joy Hanks

“I’ve heard people say that sometimes your passion finds you, you don’t find your passion.” Joy Hanks said she would have never believed in her younger years that she would make a good teacher.  The reason she started teaching in the first place was in response to her 3-year-old daughter’s desire and insistence on learning […] Read More »