What is the Galileo Assessment System? Have you heard students and teachers talking about the Galileo Assessment System and wondered what it was all about? Galileo is a website where students can log in individually and be assessed in math and reading throughout the school year to measure progress. This system was piloted by Tucson […]
Tucson International Academy strives to provide the best possible learning environment for its students. TIA provides excellent classroom instruction, international trips, and amazing extracurricular activities. One area, however, that people often overlook as a significant benefit to students is school athletics. And, because TIA is a charter school, the funding of sports equipment and facilities […]
6 Things You Didn’t Know About Trotting the Globe! Did you know? Studies have shown that money spent on travel makes you happier than money spent on material things. The length of your stay doesn’t affect your post trip happiness. People who travel regularly tend to get along with people better, are more confident, and […]
Have you seen this joke about school? Juggling all of the responsibilities of school, home, sports, a social life and still getting a decent night’s sleep does seem overwhelming. But it can be done and it can be much easier than you may think. With a bright, new semester ahead of you, it is the […]
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.