Tour of the MIM (Musical Instrument Museum) — “Do something you love; Exploring career options in music”

Our students were broken into teams and were given a virtual scavenger hunt to be completed at the end of their visit. Many students were excited to compete against fellow classmates to see who could find the most sought after exhibits. Some students questioned why we even have museums like this. They had never been … Read more

Make some Memories

Schedule some Activities and Be a Hero! Now while you still have some time, pull out that calendar and chose some dates for holiday activities. It doesn’t need to be anything elaborate, but carve out a few hours to spend time with family and friends. Simple and easy ideas include baking or games, but be … Read more

Our Student Community Service at St. Vincent De Paul

Community Service Experience “Creating The Habit of Giving Back”  Students will rotate through the Farm/garden, Food warehouse, Food prep Kitchen, Homeless resource center (hands-on interaction). Students will start designing their fundraising plan at the retreat and will present at least a $100 donation on the day of service.  

College Week

Our visit to the campus at Arizona State University provided many new insights. Some students never had the opportunity to visit an actual college campus or have the notion that this can be their future. Students gained a perspective that there are various colleges around the state or country, not limiting them to just colleges … Read more

BlueCross Blue Shield of AZ Agile Workshop

Students were able to work in groups that allowed them to work on critical thinking and communication to create an idea that could potentially provide a service. Students were able to work on public speaking skills by presenting to others what they had created and how it was going to function.  

Repeat Until Obsolete

Yes, the old adage we are all too familiar with “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t fare well when it comes to innovation and creativity. Humans tend to be creatures of habit and doing things the way we’ve always done it helps to provide a very predictable measure for efficiency and cadence. It … Read more

SEED-SPOT in Action

Students gained the opportunity to learn soft skills– writing essays, working in teams to collaborate on a business model they created together, researching credible sources–that will help them in their future pursuits of any college or a career. SEED SPOT believes that catalyzing diverse impact-driven entrepreneurs of all ages is the key to solving society’s … Read more

3 Game-Changers for Your Teen—Curbing Your Student’s Stress

With a student’s life comes frequent times of stress. When a big assignment is due, quizzes and the ultimate one…finals, all can tip anyone into the danger zone. A certain amount of stress has always paired up with school. What we are seeing in the traditional classroom has morphed into something new and is a … Read more