Tag: Phoenix

Arizona Charter Metro Raises Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix

Charter Metro in Phoenix concluded their fall 2011 community service project with the presentation of a check for $174 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix. This gift will provide 46 meals to children enrolled in the program. Each ...

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Ombudsman Arizona Charter alumnus receives ELL award from Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix)

Mahamed Noor, a 2008 graduate of Ombudsman East Charter in Phoenix, was honored Dec. 8 at the Arizona Department of Education‘s annual conference on English Language Learners. He was recognized for his outstanding effort and accomplishment in learning English as ...

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Arizona Charter Senior Financial Aid Night | Friday, October 7

Ombudsman Graduate Success Story: U.S. Marine Cpl. Nick Chavez (Phoenix)

Ombudsman Class of 2008 graduate Cpl. Nick Chavez returned to Ombudsman to attend this year’s graduation in Phoenix. Cpl. Chavez’s former teacher, Mr. Robert Dahl, was happy for the chance to catch up and wrote to us wrote to us ...

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Mahamed’s Story: Part 3 (Phoenix, Ariz.)

Guest blogger:  Maryann Moll, Teacher, Ombudsman Arizona Charter East Read Mahamed’s Story:  Part 1 Read Mahamed’s Story:  Part 2 I asked him to come outside to talk with me. I took his hands, looked straight into his eyes and told ...

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Mahamed’s Story: Part 2 (Phoenix, Ariz.)

Guest blogger:  Maryann Moll, Teacher, Ombudsman Arizona Charter East Read Mahamed’s Story:  Part 1 Mahamed struggled with algebra and the scientific terminology of biology, with his English-Somali dictionary at his side. He had a brilliant, if not well-educated mind. Still, ...

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Mahamed’s Story: Part 1 (Phoenix, Ariz.)

Guest blogger:  Maryann Moll, Teacher, Ombudsman Arizona Charter East In August 2006, we enrolled a student named Mahamed. Mahamed was 20 years old, born in Somalia and an immigrant to the United States. He knew little English and had little ...

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Arizona Charter Graduation Slideshow

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Choice, Not Chance, Determines a Student’s Destiny

Choice, not chance, determines one’s destiny. ~Unknown Choice.  It is a pretty powerful word and one that many take for granted.  Last week, I attended two Ombudsman graduations in Arizona, where more than 200 Ombudsman charter students became high school ...

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Student Stories: In Their Own Words with Isabella Sprague

A time when life led me down a different path from the one I would have chosen. Over the past few years, I’ve switched schools many times. However, it seemed no matter what school I went to I would always ...

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