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Horse is center of Brenna Foreman’s life outside school

By Theresa O’Connor How many people do you know who do horseback riding outside of school as a sport? Not only does Tempe Prep 7th grader Brenna Foreman ride horses as an activity outside of school [...]

Nursing is just part of alumna Emily Hedberg’s active life

By Rebekah J. Stein There is a whole other world outside of Tempe Prep and our alumni are out there using the tools they learned at Tempe Prep to do exciting things, and have once in [...]

The world outside Tempe Prep is a stage for Mr. Sanderson

By Rachel Dinh and Emma Moriarty Even though students spend 180 hours with each teacher every year, most of us do not know much about these people’s backgrounds. The structured curriculum might leave time for an [...]

Attention to detail makes Emilia Boyle an Art Club standout

By Theresa O’Connor Tempe Prep is home to many talented young artists. But there is one in particular that stands out. Her name is Emelia Boyle. She is in seventh grade and one of the best [...]

Peer tutoring helps maintain TPA excellence

By Elizabeth Hollman “Something that warms my heart are kids who want to learn and are willing to put in that extra effort. It makes me so proud of them when I see them working so [...]

Izzy Werner excels in male-dominated martial art

By Emma Moriarty   To stay healthy, some people run. Others might do volleyball or golf or maybe even fight people. Although the last type is very rare, one of your peers does this for sport [...]

Alum Kayla Phillips can’t get enough of Japanese culture

By Theresa O’Connor Have you ever wanted to study in a foreign country? Kayla Phillips, an alumna from the Class of 2014, has dreamed of studying in Japan all her life, and in college her dream [...]

Creating 2 apps just a start for senior Jacob Steineke

By Rachel Dinh Most people can’t say they’ve programmed an app in their lifetime. Senior Jacob Steineke, state-qualifying cross country runner, avid robotics team member, and widely-known Apple fan, has programmed two: SpeedScout16 and One Shield. [...]

Seniors offer tips on coping with stress

By Carter Sampson Senior year can mean a lot of stress, especially at TPA. The combination of school, homework, college applications, sports, thesis, extracurriculars, and a million other things can get to your head pretty quickly. [...]

Congressional Award helping Sierra Smith reach lofty goal

By Ashlynne Myrick Volunteering reaches new heights for Freshman Sierra Smith as she begins her journey through high school. Sierra wants to become an Air Force pilot and hopes the accomplishment of the Congressional Award will [...]