Summer 2016 Some of the students, parents, and staff from TIA went on a whirlwind eight day trip to 4 different countries in June. They started off in Spain where they visited Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Tarifa, the Rock of Gibraltar (which is a British Overseas Territory). A ferry ride took them across the Straits of Gibraltar to […]
Virginia Watahomigie, Student Success Coordinator at TIA, was keenly interested in the success of one particular student, her own daughter, Kynzie! Kynzie has been accepted to Cornell University, a prestigious Ivy League school located in Ithaca, New York. Strong Animal Science Program Kynzie Watahomigie didn’t apply to every Ivy League college. She wasn’t really interested […]
Scientific discoveries are a driving force that propels mankind into a wondrous and fantastic future. Science has made an incredibly powerful impact on us all. Just Compare Your Life in 1990 to Now E-Mail – we wrote letters on paper. Internet/Google – we used encyclopedias or went to the library. Cell phones – we used […]
100% of TIA’s 2016 class of graduating seniors have been accepted to colleges and the amount of scholarships given to TIA students totals over $900,000. That’s amazing! Congratulations to all the students, parents, and teachers for their hard work in making this happen. Watch the short video below.
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 […]