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February 2, 2024

Scottsdale Seniors Discover the Physics that Drives High Performance Cars

  Scott Shaughnessy, a teacher at Scottsdale Prep, had the opportunity to accompany his 12th-grade physics students to the renowned showcases at the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson car show and auction. The week-long event is held at WestWorld, just a short walk from the Great Hearts campus, and includes a vast exhibitor marketplace and interactive displays from a large variety of sponsors,... Read More »

January 26, 2024

Your Athletic Director Deserves a Hug This January

In the heart of winter, the role of an Athletic Director (AD) at Great Hearts Arizona becomes a testament to dedication and resilience. Jon Rickey, the Director of Athletics, describes January as a whirlwind of activity, juggling responsibilities across multiple sports with unwavering commitment. Great Hearts currently boasts an impressive roster of 872 high school... Read More »

January 25, 2024

Alumni Panels Inspire Scottsdale Prep to Dream Big

Scottsdale Prep high school students celebrated their return from winter break with the annual Alumni Panel, where 20 graduates of the Great Hearts Academy returned to share stories, antidotes, and advice from their own experience in various levels of continued education. Spread out across four different sessions, current students had the opportunity to gain insight from... Read More »

December 6, 2017

10 Great Hearts Academies Students Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

Additionally, 24 students awarded Commended status PHOENIX, Ariz.— November 20, 2017—Great Hearts Academies, Arizona’s largest not-for-profit charter school network, had 10 students who were recognized as National Merit Semifinalists, and 24 students who achieved Commended status. Students must test in the 99th percentile for semifinalist recognition and above the 97th percentile for the commendation. Traditionally,... Read More »