• Sidney A.

    Poetry Out Loud @ State

    This week, thespian and A-Level scholar, Sidney A., was named the State Runner-Up for the 2021 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition. The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation partner with the State Arts Agencies to bring the Poetry Out Loud (POL) program to all 50 states and US territories. In Arizona, POL is administered by the Arizona Commission on the Arts in collaboration with POL Regional Partners. Congratulations Sidney!
  • HYSA Thespians

    Congratulations to Thespian Society Executive Board members Drew and Sidney!  The A-Level duo earned three Superior awards at the AZ Thespian Regionals for performing a duet scene. This means that they can compete in the International Thespian Excellence Awards Competition at the Virtual International Thespian Festival this June.
  • A piece of HYSA has landed on Mars!

    Last year as a part of our integrated Middle Years program, students participated in NASA's "Name the Rover" contest. 
    Marydith, one of our students, was a semifinalist in the contest. Her essay, along with 154 others, is now safely on Mars on the Perseverance Rover.
    Congratulations, Marydith!
  • Poetry Out Loud Winners

    Thespians Sidney and Chariot won at this weekend's Central Region Poetry Out Loud Competition! The A-Level and IGCSE scholars will go on to represent HYSA at the State Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 15th. The state and national competitions will be held virtually.
  • HYSA Student Advances in MathCounts Competition

    Congratulations to Omkar on reaching the Chapter Invitational Competition this year in MathCounts. Omkar placed 5th overall at the Central Phoenix Chapter Competition and will be competing again for the right to move on to the State level competition on February 25th
  • Published!

    Please join us in congratulating Sidney on her poem, Unconventional Freedom, which will soon be published in ASU's Canyon Voices Literary Magazine. This piece came out of her AS Lang unit on The Great Gatsby, where students, after studying various historical and cultural elements of the 1920s, were asked to write a didactic poem about that time period. WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU, SIDNEY! Keep up the fabulous work!
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