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Mesa Public Schools Highlights Zaharis!

     Zaharis was one of two elementary schools showcased at Mesa Public School's April board meeting. After a warm introduction by Superintendent Michael Cowan, the board viewed a video (below) spotlighting some of the wonderful learning activities occurring here. Afterwards, a few very deserving recipients were recognized for their excellence at Zaharis. Molly Black, a...
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Run3rd 5k is this Saturday

     Our  RUN3rd 5k is THIS SATURDAY  ( April 7th ) and we'd love for all of you to join us!!! Please go to  www.run3rd5k.co m and enter promo code ZAHARIS to get $5 off registration fees. We still have space for volunteers, sponsors and expo vendors as well. It will take place at Red Mountain High School. The 5k starts at  8am , while the expo goes...
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Run3rd 5K Events Coming Soon

     The Zaharis Running Club is focusing on the 4th Annual RUN3rd 5k  that will take place on Saturday, April 7th, at Red Mountain High School.   Sean Astin  started #run3rd5K as an inspirational twitter campaign in 2012. PE teacher, Mrs. Przeor, took his message and turned it into a curriculum.  She has spent the last 5 years growing the program,...
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K-1 Classes Create a Functioning Whingdingdilly

     The K-1 community completed a unit on habitats around the world including plants, weather patterns, and animals. Students worked collaboratively to design a creature that can survive in their chosen habitat. They had to justify its survival by animating the creature's defense or special ability with circuits. STEAM teacher and engineering expert, Mrs. Kohn, joined forces...
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"Lost Boy" Visits Zaharis

     Ms. Montgomery's fourth grade class recently read A Long Walk to Water ,  by Linda Sue Park, as part of their inquiry of biographies. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut, and is written from two different points of views in two different time periods. Although based on Dut's journey, the story is that of thousands of boys who had similar experiences in...
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