TIA Families, please join us for a “family picnic” field trip to Payson on Friday, September 16th. We will depart from the parking lot of Shepherd of the Hills at 8:30 am and carpool via parent and teacher vehicles. First we will visit Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery and then go to Rancho Tonto Catch-a-Trout. Students can catch rainbow trout in the pond. A basic pole and bait will be provided.
Academy News August 2022
The students at The Inspiration Academy were happy to welcome guest speakers Christine & Maria. TIA students learned about the many places they have lived and traveled. Christine & Maria encouraged the students to travel whenever they are able, and always keep an open mind to different cultures.
The Inspiration Academy of Fountain Hills, Arizona was honored to be asked by the Board of Directors of the International Dark Sky Discovery Center to help design the classroom and light lab of their unique learning center. As the Board is actively developing the plans for the interactive education center, they wanted feedback from teachers
We are in the process of planning out all the details of our Maryland, Gettysburg, and Washington D.C. Trip. When we get to D.C., we will be renting a beautiful home that is either 6000 or 8000 square feet. Everyone will need to bring their own flashlight for the most epic games of Flashlight Tag hosted by Billy. NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change as we finalize all the details.
Students from The Inspiration Academy are learning new leadership skills and using their voices and skills to change the world. TIA students Roman, Alana, Perfecta, and Eli attended the SciTech Institute’s Chief Science Officer (CSO) Leadership Training Institute.
A nice article about Yui, our exchange student from Japan, has hit our town’s newspaper. It was great to host Yui in our home and in our family. He enjoyed attending The Inspiration Academy here in Fountain Hills. We plan to connect his classroom in Japan into ours here in town so the students can further interact with each other across borders.