Quest
for Education and Arts

Accomplishments

This page displays both individual student accomplishments as well as Quest accomplishments.

Accomplishments

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Classes

We started with 2-3 classes year and now organize nearly 100 classes per year.

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Honor Society

Creation of the Gamma Omicron chapter of the Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School Honor Society. In the past two years, we have inducted ten members.

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Creation Celebration

Creation and implementation of the biannual Creation Celebration event. This is the only vacation-bible-school-style event to educate kids and adults about creation science with nationally recognized educators.

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Science Fair

From our science fair students have gone on to participate in regional, state, national and international science fairs. Over the years, we have sponsored three ISEF participants, many Broadcom nominees and three Broadcom semifinalists.

We host and coordinate AHSEF, the Arizona Home School Science and Engineering Fair (formerly the CHET NW Homeschool Science Fair). The first year we had about 50 projects. Going into our eighth year we now see more than 100.

Music Program

In 2012 we started our Music Program with about 12 students singing in the choir and learning guitar. This past year (2016/17) we more than 70 students in everything from chorale and guitar to music theory and private lessons.

We offer affordable private lessons to approximately 42 students in flute, piano, guitar, violin, cello and bass.

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Odyssey of the Mind

The Division 1 team (Elementary) took 3rd out of 14 teams and it was their first year competing! They will be going on to the state competition! Congratulations to Logan Waid, Emma Waid, Logan Smith, Sadie Baird & Josie Blake!

The Division 2 team (Middle School) took 2nd place out of 10 teams and will be going on to the state competition! Congratulations to Alexander Nelson, Jordan Kouba, Bria Marshall, Evan Moody, Sage Graf & Josh Thai!

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Scholarships

Established the Wesley Bioldeau Scholarship Prize for graduating home school seniors. Since the creation of the Bioldeau Scholarship Fund in 2013, ten students have won scholarships ranging from $250-$1000. As we grow, we hope to be able to give more!

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Tucson Pumpkin Toss

While participating in the Tucson Pumpkin Toss competition we won 1st Place in the Onager Division (2011), 1st Place Middle School Onager (2012), and 1st Place Open Division (2013). In 2016 we took 1st place in the Middle School Trebucet Division.

Latin

This year (2016/17) we offered our first Latin classes. On the National Latin Exam, which they took this past Spring, six students received awards.

1st year Latin -- silver medal, Josiah Duell & Emma Vaughan
1st year Latin -- magna cum laude certificate, Mercy Duell

1st year Latin -- magna cum laude certificate, Conlan Salgado

2nd year Latin -- gold medal, Joseph Zoucha

3rd year Latin -- gold medal, Catherine Salgado