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Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full...

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 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...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...

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...

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...

Tempe Prep Football Seniors Strong Leaders for Younger Players

By Spencer Bodow Some things just aren’t meant to last: watermelon, a clean room, good weather, or a weekend to name a few. But more...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...

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,...

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 Junior Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

By Hannah Frazier They do so much more than sell delicious cookies. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award Girl Scouts can earn...

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 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...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah Frazier Many Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...

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...

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...

Record 24 Tempe Prep Swimmers Qualified for State Championship Meet

By Grace NewmanAnd that’s a wrap! With one of the biggest high school swim teams Tempe Prep has ever seen, this season was nothing...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...

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 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...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer Bodow Tempe Preparatory Academy’s new Athletic Director, Mr. Doug Seagrave, is one of the most unique athletic directors Tempe Prep has had. In...

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...

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...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...

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 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...

Video: Unstoppable Adonis, the Story of a Real-life Superhero

Meet the Inspiration Behind Unstoppable Adonis, Marvel's first Braille Comic Book. Valley celebrity Adonis Watt became a media sensation by wowing football fans in 2019...

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’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...
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...

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...

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...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...

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...

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...
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Two Day All Star Basketball Youth Camp this weekend in Phoenix

Get ready for a Two-Day Basketball and Yoga Workout Camp on October 31 and November 1 at Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA This event is hosted...

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 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...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....

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...

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...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Honing Skills Under New Head Coach

By Annie GoodykoontzThe Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights Basketball team has a new coach this season.Coach Antonio McClary took over this year. This is his...
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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...

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....

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....
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3

Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional...

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 Grads Offered $11 Million in College Scholarships

Congratulations to Tempe Preparatory Academy’s Class of 2019 graduating with over 7,140 hours of volunteer service in the community and $11 million in scholarship offers...
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Tempe Prep Students Share Excitement for Summer Programs

By Sam CampbellSleep, eat, TV, repeat. Too often that is the daily schedule for a teen during the summer. We begin summer excited for...

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 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 Students Named Semifinalists for U.S. State Department Scholarships to...

By Hannah Frazier How would you like to travel to a unique country over summer for free? The National Security Language Initiative for Youth is...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...

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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition

Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition By Sam Campbell With all the school clubs and plans that Covid-19 has cancelled for students, Tempe Prep’s Chamber...

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,...

Tempe Prep Homecoming Features Fun and Sweet Taste of Victory

By Hayden SampsonLast week was probably one of the most chaotic and jam-packed weeks of the whole school year at Tempe Preparatory Academy. It...
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Tempe Prep Presents 50+ Summer Programs for Students to Prepare for...

At Tempe Prep’s popular annual Summer Programs Information Night that will be held tonight, February 11 at 7 pm, all TPA parents and students...
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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...

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’s Math Club Makes Computing Fun

By Clara Moffitt “Math is fun.” Though it sounds like a phrase you might sniffle out through muffled tears at 12:38 a.m. the morning...
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Tempe Prep Senior Wins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

By Zoe Lenz Do you want to be an entrepreneur? For Tempe Prep Senior Brooke Kirk, the answer is, Yes! Brooke received the Bronze Medal...

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...

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...
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Arizona High School Teachers Can Win $2,500 for Supplies in Effortless...

      (Arizona - Nov. 2020) RaiseMe, a college readiness and scholarship tool that helps high school students earn micro-scholarships for achievements as early as 9th grade is launching its educator challenge this month in Arizona.     “The Amazing...

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 Middle School Information Night on Thursday, November 21

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...

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...

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...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night on Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...

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...

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...
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