Nick Popovich and student Skylar Pirkey

Category : In the News

Brush with Greatness

Friday , August 30 , 2019

Nick Popovich teaches fifth through 12th grade at the North Valley Arts Academies, an integrated program that includes students from Desert Cove Elementary School, Shea Middle School and Shadow Mountain High School in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Walking up to Popovich’s classroom as the lunch hour ended, I heard the sound of horns and strings, students practicing their art. Popovich says he’s first a music teacher, second a technology teacher.

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