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Despite an emphasis on math and science, BASIS schools also offer traditional middle and high school courses. Alyssa Candioto practices her flute at BASIS Scottsdale.

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BASIS Schools will celebrate the opening of BASIS Ahwatukee with a dedication ceremony on Monday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m.

Speakers will include Dr. Craig R. Barrett, president and chairman of BASIS Schools, Inc. and former president and chairman of Intel; Dr. and Mrs. Michael and Olga Block, co-CEOs of BASIS Educational Group; and John Hillis, BASIS Ahwatukee head of school.

BASIS Ahwatukee, 10210 S. 50th Place, offers students the same internationally competitive and rigorous academic program that has earned the charter network national and international acclaim.

• Compiled by staff reports.

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