Arizona Charter Phoenix Graduation Address: Beverly Geiser

Ombudsman Arizona Charter Phoenix Alternative Schools Class of 2012 graduated on June 1 at Phoenix First Assembly Church. Beverly Geiser addressed her classmates during the ceremony, and a transcript follows below: Good afternoon class of 2012! My name is Beverly Geiser and i am graduating today from West Charter. I stand in front of you today

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Arizona Charter Phoenix Graduation Address: Malcolm Gilliam

Ombudsman Arizona Charter Phoenix Alternative Schools Class of 2012 graduated on June 1 at Phoenix First Assembly Church. Malcolm X Gilliam addressed his classmates during the ceremony, and a transcript follows below: My name is Malcolm X. Gilliam and I am graduating from Northeast Charter. My high school career didn’t start out the way I thought

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Operation Graduation 2012: Cody Sarno (Glendale, Ariz.)

So, all of us seniors are going to graduate from Charter West very soon. I am very happy that I get to leave; no offense. But it’s been one tough and long ride. All of the teachers can agree that I was a pain, but most of them still like me, at least I think

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Arizona Charter Hosts Fourth Annual Senior Financial Aid Night; Post-secondary and Career Readiness Program Update

Fourth Annual Arizona Charter Senior Financial Aid Night Arizona Charter Outreach Instructor and Post-Secondary Education Coordinator Joseph Mattos hosted the fourth annual Charter Financial Aid Night on April 25. Guest speakers at the event included Ken Clark, Director of Student Financial Aid, and Sylvia Brongo, Recruitment Services at Paradise Valley Community College, part of the

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Isaac Foley (Tuscon, Ariz.)

Today is a good day. I remember Ms. G asking me, “WAS THERE EVER A TIME WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU JUST WEREN’T GOING TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL?” My answer: ALL THE TIME. This is why today is a good day. I’m not going to lie; it wasn’t easy getting to this point in my

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Angelica Quezada (Tuscon, Ariz.)

Two years ago I would not have imagined myself sitting here pondering about what to write in my graduation speech. I have so many things to say about Ombudsman, it’s hard to put a limit on such thoughts. You see, I attended a total of four high schools during my freshman and sophomore year before

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Operation Graduation 2011 Essay: Tania Moreno (Tucson, Ariz.)

There comes a time in a person’s life, when he/she realizes that all of one’s choices and decisions lead to one’s future. As teenagers, we learn with each step we take, we grow from what we experience, no matter what the situation may be…good or bad. We also learn from those who influence us. The

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