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FIRST Lego League Teams Participate in Regional Tournament

    Zaharis had eight more FIRST Lego League (FLL) teams compete this past weekend. Lightning Bolts, Lego Architects, Evie Warriorz, JOBAH 5, TechnoCats, The Phoenix, Cycle-paths and Creation Kings  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 that should be...
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FIRST Lego League Teams Start Competitions

    Three of our ten Zaharis FIRST Lego League teams participated in the Southeast Regional Tournament held at ASU Polytechnic Institute this past weekend. The teams were: Master Builders, Six Scoops of Awesomeness and Girls Out Loud. CONGRATULATIONS to all participants for your hard work, perseverance, and willingness to take part in this endeavor. You represented Zaharis...
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Welcome Back to School

Our 2019 - 2020 school year is off to a rollicking start! Students are experimenting with mystery powders, traveling through time to Ancient Egypt, and building edible houses to learn the Writing Process. Our younger students are discovering the campus by looking for Pete the Cat, finding wonderment around us, building classroom communities, comparing their communities to those from around the...
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First Graders Discover the Water Cycle

    After reading  A Drop Around the World, by Barbara McKinney, Mrs. Anderson's first grade class began an inquiry into the water cycle. Mrs. Kohn and Mrs. Anderson worked together to develop a science experiment in which the students were able to witness the water cycle. Students put water in bags and placed them in different locations with varying levels of sun exposure...
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SciTech Expo is Coming!

     Come join us for a celebration of STEAM education in Mesa! The  SciTech Expo , hosted by Mesa Public Schools, will be held on March 2nd, 2019, at  Westwood High School.  It will start at 10 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m., with District Science Fair winners announced immediately afterward. It is  free  to attend and fun for all ages! Keep an eye...
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