Phoenix students’ app creation wins Congressional challenge

Four Xavier College Preparatory juniors have used their coding and computer science skills to win the 2017 Congressional App Challenge from Arizona’s 9th Congressional District. The winning Xavier team is comprised of Lillian Castle, Emily Conn, Katherine Katsenes and Katherine Thomas. They created their “Teens for Political Action AZ” application in order to promote youth […]

CCS students donate funds, assemble meals to help hungry children

More than 70 children in Cambodia will have a years worth of meals due to a visit to Feed My Starving Children by the elementary students of Christ Church School on Thursday, March 9. Students and chaperones worked together to assemble 26,352 meals, according to a press release. “It is great to be able to help other kids, and everybody worked together and cheered each other on,” said CCS fourth grade student Kai Cestero, in the press release.

North Phoenix residents awarded scholarships to Berklee College of Music

Just a few weeks since winning the 2015 Arizona Governor’s Arts Award for Arts Education, Phoenix Conservatory of Music announced that four of its students, two of which reside in north Phoenix, have been awarded scholarships to Boston’s Berklee College of Music.