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...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 10

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Tempe Prep Robotics Wins Big at ASU BattleBots Competition

By Maya Kostov Do you know how ASU’s slogan is “#1 in Innovation”? Well Tempe Prep‘s High School Robotics team is soon going to give...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Wrestling Team Racking Up Big Wins

By Clark Campbell Wrestling is one of the most physically demanding sports. Ever. The Tempe Prep wrestling program this year has taken on a completely...

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....
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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...

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...
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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...

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 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,...

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 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...

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...

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...
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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 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,...
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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...
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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....
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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...

Phoenix High School Track Athlete Will Head To Oregon Next Fall

Phoenix North Canyon track star, Jadyn Mays, announced that she would be continuing her track career at the University of Oregon next fall. The Senior...

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 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 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 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 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...

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...

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...
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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...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...

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 6th Graders Benefit with National Honor Society Mentors

By Taylor ConleyOn a cool Friday morning in September, sixth, eleventh, and twelfth graders bustle around Tempe Prep's Student Union with light chatter and...

Tempe Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...

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 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 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 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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...

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...

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...

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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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...

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’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,...

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 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...

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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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...
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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...

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...

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...

Tempe Prep High School Open House Tonight! 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...

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...

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 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...

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 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 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 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....

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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