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Zaharis FLL Teams Compete in Area Tournaments

    Six FIRST Lego League (FLL) teams from Zaharis participated in local qualifying tournaments the past two weekends. Order of Neptune, Guardians of the Galaxy, Eat My Space Dust,Techno Cats, Craftor Raptor, and Z Botz all attempted to qualify for the state tournament to be held at Arizona State University in January. Each team had to research and create a presentation for a problem...
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FIRST Lego League Tourney Day

    Five teams participated in the annual Zaharis Practice Tournament for FIRST Lego League (FLL). They presented research that focused on a physical or social problem faced by humans during long duration space exploration. Part of that presentation included a potential solution for the specific problem they identified. In addition, teams took on a design challenge and explained how...
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Fifth Grade Students Put On an Explorers Wax Museum

    On Thursday, October 4th, the 5th grade shared their learning about the Age of Exploration. They have been researching and learning about different explorers for the past month. For the Wax Museum they dressed up as their explorer and shared their learning with the school. The students did excellent!
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Zaharis Hosts Family Math Game Night

      Our first annual Family Math Game night was a great success! Families were treated to a math-related read-aloud by Mr. Oliver and then visited different classrooms to play engaging math games that can also be played at home. At the end of the evening, there was a drawing for many different math-related board and card games along with math-related books. If you missed this...
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Zaharis is Recognized as an A+ School of Excellence

Zaharis celebrated its second A+ School of Excellence Award on August 31st. Students and staff came together for this special occasion with our Princi-PAL, Mr. Oliver, speaking about what makes Zaharis Elementary School so unique. The official banner was presented by the Arizona Educational Foundation. Among the guest speakers was Mesa Public School Superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley. Her...
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