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Scottsdale Preparatory Academy June 11, 2019

Great Hearts Academies Athletic Director Receives Prestigious Honor

Scottsdale Preparatory Leader Recognized Two Years in a Row Arizona – Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Duane Ediger, athletic director (AD) at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA), was voted AD of the Year for the 2A Conference. This is the second consecutive year Ediger has received this honor and the third time he […] Read More »
Anthem Preparatory May 29, 2019

Commencement 2019: The School of History

By Andrew J. Ellison, Executive Director/Great Hearts San Antonio It is a commonplace to say that one of the reasons we study history is to become better interpreters of the present.  There is the clichéd saying that “those who do not remember their history are doomed to repeat it”. Of course, it is a dangerous […] Read More »
Chandler Preparatory Academy May 14, 2019

Maintaining a Perfect 4.0 for 4 Straight Years

Ten Chandler Preparatory graduating seniors have the distinction of maintaining a 4.0 grade point average during their entire four years of high school. Congratulations to Calen Janesky, Emma Norton, Meghan Kwong, Eric Unterkofler, Ryan Shahriari, Thayer Aletheia-Zomlefer, Emily Gottry, Alyssa Fink, Ali Cohen, and Olivia Vilaboy. Read More »
Great Hearts Academies May 10, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week Wrap Up

Across our academies, the PSO, parents, businesses, and friends stepped up to make sure our teachers know how much they are appreciated. Thank you for all that you do for our children! Click below to view photos from the week: Notes of gratitude: Read More »
Scottsdale Preparatory Academy May 7, 2019

Scottsdale Prep Senior named U.S. Presidential Scholar

Scottsdale Preparatory Academy senior Amy Zhou will attend Yale University and eventually pursue a career in politics and public policy. She has accomplished many things as a high school student including recently being named as a 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar! The competition started with nearly 3.6 million seniors; 5200 students were identified as candidates and […] Read More »