Tempe Prep Junior Publishes First Fantasy Book—Working on Sequel

By Jacqueline RischWe might think of authors as being adults who studied writing in college, or old Greek men who wrote inquisitive books about...

Tempe Prep’s Spring Musical is a Smash Hit

By Samuel GoodykoontzIt is no “secret” that this year’s Tempe Prep musical, The Secret Garden, was a huge hit. You already know what happened...

Great Hearts AD Receives Prestigious Honor

Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Duane Ediger, athletic director (AD) at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA), was voted AD of the Year...

Tempe Prep Seniors Choose College Fits Across the U.S.

 By Clara Moffitt Decisions, decisions, decisions. Every day we have to make decisions, and some pretty challenging ones too: Should I eat breakfast or...

Tempe Prep Middle School Track Team Brimming with Talent

By Theresa O’Connor The Tempe Prep middle school track and field team is in the middle of their season after a great start!  This year...

Tempe Prep Middle Schooler Takes 1st Place in Jiu Jitsu Competition

By Sanjana ThimmidiCan you guess what one Tempe Prep middle schooler does in her free time? Well, eighth grader Kailee Levitch learns jiu jitsu...

Tempe Prep Seniors Bond on Senior Trip to Washington D.C.

By Sarah GoodykoontzWhat a year for Tempe Prep seniors: with applying to colleges, preparing for Senior Scenes, writing a 4500-5500-word paper and preparing to...

New Arizona Company Expands Opportunities for New Generation of Well-Rounded...

Scott Novis, Founder, and CEO of Bravous Youth Esports, is an engineer by trade but a sports lover by heart, which lead him to...

Hard Work Yields Solid Wins for Tempe Prep Girls Soccer

By Maya Kostov 13-0. Tempe Prep Girls Soccer team crushed North Point Prep 13-0. It’s moments like that when you realize how much of a...

Tempe Prep Wrestlers Win Middle School State Championship

By Hayden SampsonAs a young athlete, progress is the only thing that matters next to winning. Luckily for Tempe Prep eighth graders Nick Murray...

Tempe Prep Alum Shares Entrepreneurial Experiences in Africa

By Anna MelisPicture this: You are doing your homework and all seems hopeless, then all of a sudden it doesn't seem quite as bleak....

Free games, sports, activities and more at PlayDay on Feb. 23

At PlayDay, families can take part in several free activities that will get their legs moving and their hearts pounding. Check out an inflatable...

Tempe Prep Concerts Abound

By Taylor ConleyImagine singing in front of a room full of people, bright lights shining in your face. This is what Tempe Prep's 10th...

Tempe Prep Shows Grit on the Soccer Field

By Jacqueline RischTied 0-0. Second half of overtime. The clock is ticking away, every second pre­cious in the fight for victory. With Oliver Ricken...

Support My Club Welcomes Karen Thomas as New CEO; Celebrates Growth...

Support My Club, the student-focused online platform that allows school clubs and teams to request their needs and have them fulfilled by the community,...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Tempe Prep Girls Soccer Gaining Traction

By Hayden Sampson“I remember having barely enough play­ers my freshman year to have a team,” says Tempe Prep’s Varsity Girls Soccer team’s senior captain,...

Tempe Prep’s H.O.P.E. Crew Honors Differences Among Students

By Sarah GoodykoontzH.O.P.E. Crew is a club at Tempe Preparatory Academy that is dedicated to helping in the community through acceptance, service, and, well,...

Tempe Prep Students Explore East Coast Colleges and Historical Sites

By Jacqueline RischFrom the Big Apple to the famous Ivy Leagues, Tempe Prep covered it all! Over fall break, juniors and seniors had the...

Kiwanis Recreation Center pool and gymnasium reopening on January 2

Renovations to the pool and gymnasium at Kiwanis Recreation Center are almost complete and both will reopen to the public on Jan. 2. Swimmers...

Tempe Prep Sophomore learns life lessons earning Taekwondo Black Belt

Respect. Honor. Discipline. All are skills Tempe Prep sophomore Sierra Smith has learned from the past nine years of taking Taekwondo. Starting at age...

Tempe Prep’s Academic Field Day Mixes Grades 6-12 in Spirited Team...

By Grace Newman“Krypto!” Welcome to the wonderful world of Academic Field Day at Tempe Prep! Dress up with your team’s Disney movie and show...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

TONIGHT! Tempe Prep Invites 5th Grade Families to Middle School Information...

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Tempe Prep Leads Valley Schools in National Merit Scholars

The most elite high school recognition. The most incredible accomplishment. The opportunity to top all opportunities. This is the National Merit recognition.National Merit recognition...

Tempe Prep Students Travel Abroad with Tempe Sister Cities Exchange Program

How would it feel to live in another country with another family for a whole month? Three Tempe Prep students share their experience of...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

Tempe Prep Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to seven Tempe Preparatory Academy seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores. Three Tempe Prep seniors (6% of...

Queen Creek High School Hosts Successful Blood Drive

        On Tuesday, August 28th, Queen Creek High School hosted a student blood drive. The blood drive was organized by Queen...

Tempe Prep Welcomes New Football Coach

The Tempe Preparatory Academy football program has undergone a major change. After about a month-long search to find who will lead the football team,...

Fall activities brochure now available; registration now open for Tempe residents

And just like that, summer is over. The kids are back in school and the fall season is right around the corner, full of...

Tempe Prep’s Knights Shine in State Track Finals

 I generally try to avoid watching other people run on an Arizona afternoon, but the TPA runners make the state meet an enjoyable day,...

Tempe Prep Robotics Mixes Fun with Challenges

In the three years that I’ve been writing in De Equitibus, Tempe Prep’s student newspaper, I’ve noticed that robotics articles are some of my...

Tempe Prep Seniors Select Colleges Across the Country

On May 1, Tempe Prep’s seniors made one of the biggest decisions of their lives: They declared which college they are going to attend...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Tempe Prep: Small School, Big Sports Participation

I get the question all the time from kids at other schools: “Why would you choose to go to Tempe Prep?” The combination of...

Tempe Prep Baseball Racking Up Impressive Wins

There are many different theories and ideas to what makes a team great. Is it strategy, is it teamwork, is it play­ing with a...

Tempe Prep Girls Track Take 1st Place at Invitational

When asked about his favorite part of track, George Michael Sarsar, better known as Smiley, responded, “Run­ning!” As typically pithy as his answer was,...

Tempe Prep Senior Excels in Equestrian World

Our futures can change in unpredictable ways. But, sometimes it’s the simple, unexpected things that can change our lives forever. This is very much...

Bradshaw Mountain Softball Scores 24 Runs in Big Win

The Bradshaw Mountain Bears are clicking on all cylinders as the spring season gets underway. The high school's softball team is 3-1 so far, with...

Flagstaff Girls Basketball Loses in Semifinal

It was a sad end to the season for the Flagstaff Eagles girls basketball team. Their heartbreaking 52-32 loss on Friday eliminated them from the...

Register for spring sports, art, educational classes and more beginning Feb....

The spring Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as we step into spring....

Six High School Wrestlers Move on to State

It was an exciting weekend for Verde Valley wrestling, as six area athletes are heading to state. Chino Valley High School’s wrestling team finished fourth...

Tempe Prep Swim Teams Finish ‘Amazing’ Season

Let me start off by saying great job to the Tempe Prep middle school and high school swimmers. “We had an amazing sea­son” says...

Tempe Prep Volleyball finishes 3rd in State

Great memories live on from the fall sports season. Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights volley­ball team entered into the state tournament ranked 30th. They finished...

Tempe Prep Senior Wins State Jiu Jitsu Championship

To stay healthy, some people run. Others might do volleyball or golf or maybe even fight people. Although the last type is very rare,...

Tempe Prep Knights Basketball Counting on ‘Great Chemistry’

As the weather cools down and Christmas lights go up, the Tempe Prep boys basketball team hits the court for another season. While the...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Solid Start to Season

The Tempe Prep girls high school basketball team is dominating in the beginning of this season. Although the team did not win any games...

Flagstaff High Basketball Teams Shine Over Weekend

The Flagstaff High Eagles had a good weekend athletically with both basketball teams coming out on top. In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Flagstaff...

Xavier Prep Celebrate Strong Cross Country Season

Xavier Prep Academy's athletics continue to shine, with their girls cross country teams competing in the championships last weekend Xavier runners headed to the Nike...
ASU Wrestling

ASU Wrestling Lands #1 Recruit

  The No. 6 ranked in the country Arizona State wrestling team announced the addition of Jacori Teemer, the number one recruit in...

Moon Valley Mourning Loss of High School Football Player

A valley school and community is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old football player. Carlos Sanchez, starting linebacker for the Moon Valley Rockets, was rushed...

Tempe Prep Junior Named Arizona High School Volleyball Player of the...

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep Junior Mary Shroll for being named the MaxPreps Arizona High School Player of the Week by the American Volleyball...

Coconino High Runners Enjoy Trip to Fastest Course

It was a fast-pace weekend for 22 varsity Coconino High School runners, who headed to the Woodbridge Invitational in California for a chance to...

Northland Prep Boys Soccer Ties with Page

The Northland Prep Boys Soccer Team tied 2-2 with the Page Sand Devils over the weekend. While the Spartans were shut out in their season...

Spartans Capture Victory at Show Low Invitational

The Northland Prep Spartans are celebrating after their girls soccer team won the Show Low Invitational over the weekend. The Spartans finished 4-0, securing wins...

Former Tempe Basketball Star Announces Future at Duke

A former Tempe high school basketballer is joining the Duke Blue Devils.  Marvin Bagley III is widely considered the top recruit of the 2018 recruiting...
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