William Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” But names actually do seem to matter! For example, did you know that if you share the name of a hurricane, according to one study, you are far more likely to donate to relief […]
Dear Ms. Enriquez and Ms. Herrera, As you hopefully know by now, Arizona was cited by Education Cities today as a state that is leading the nation in closing our achievement gap, and we have attached our press release about that report here. To your great credit, TIA West Tucson Charter School Campus has been identified as top performer in the state, and somewhere that low-wealth students […]
Tucson International Academy’s annual debate competition will be our last academic competition event of the 2016 school year. It positions some of the brightest and most articulate students of Tucson International Academy’s four campuses against each other. Two out of the last three championship competitions were decided by only one vote. The championship three years […]
March 19, 2016 was a beautiful Saturday for the TIA language fair. Our Chinese and Spanish teachers and their wonderful students looked forward to this annual program. Judges and Audience Deeply Touched by Amazing Performances Dr. J. hosted the event on the stage, while Mrs. Enriquez organized the performers backstage. The teachers prepared the students […]
There are things about Tucson International Academy student Rubina Herrera that make her amazingly unique! There is not one other senior in the high school that can boast about some of the things Rubina has done. As the only child of TIA’s superintendent Dr. Jennifer Herrera and TIA’s co-founder and teacher, Mr. Wences Herrera, Rubina […]
A friendly reminder, that our Language Fair is approaching fast. It will be held this Saturday, March 19, 2016 At 9:00 am University of Arizona Modern Language Building Room 350 1423 E. University Blvd.
Tucson International Academy has teachers, administrators and office staff like every other school. But did you know that TIA created a unique position that most schools don’t have? Because staff at TIA takes their role as a college prep school very seriously, they created the position of Student Success Coordinator. The person in this position […]
As we saw in the first article about the science projects students have taken on in Mr. Montemayor’s class, learning science can be a lot of fun! Here are four more projects his students have worked on this year. Check out the cool videos of many of these projects on Tucson International Academy’s Youtube Channel! […]