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Moving Toward a World Class Education – You are Invited!!

| April 2, 2014
Moving Toward a World Class Education – You are Invited!!

The Flagstaff Commission on Excellence in Education invites you to participate in a community conversation with:
Dr. Mitchell D. Chester, Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education
April 14th from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Little America Conference Center

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Arizona Lacks Educated and Skilled Workforce to Truly Compete

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Arizona Lacks Educated and Skilled Workforce to Truly Compete

“Arguing over whether the state ranks 48th or 45th or 42nd in the nation on any of these measures misses the point. The important fact is that we are below the national average in educational attainment. We are not serving our children well; we are not positioning our economy to prosper.”

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FUSD Recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 – 2015

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
FUSD Recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 – 2015

Flagstaff Unified School District is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 – 2015 for its iREAD Project. The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments. The selection […]

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Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors Statewide Summit

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors Statewide Summit

Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors is holding their annual Statewide Summit on January 25,2014. Please join in for a day of networking, education, advocacy and fun. This event includes free lunch and childcare for grandparents and their grandchildren. Please register soon, it’s first come-first serve. The Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. on January […]

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Free, Certified Tax Assistance Program – for families with income less than $58,000

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Free, Certified Tax Assistance Program – for families with income less than $58,000

Northland Free Tax Assistance is a new, FREE certified tax assistance program  in Flagstaff. Their mission is to provide free tax assistance to low income families in northern Arizona. Certified Tax Preparers with the program will be operating one VITA site from January 18th through April 12th at the Family Resource Center, 4000 North Cummings, […]

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Youth Awareness Day – Jan uary 24th – Moenkopi

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Youth Awareness Day – Jan uary 24th – Moenkopi

The Upper Village of Moenkopi Law & Order Committee and the Hopi Guidance Center-Prevention Education program invite your presence and participation at the Moenkopi “Youth Awareness Day”, on Friday, January 24, 2014. We invite you and your program to set up an information booth to provide your program information to youth and their families.  The […]

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Youth Mental Health First Aid – Multiple Training Opportunities in 2014

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Youth Mental Health First Aid – Multiple Training Opportunities in 2014

Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority (NARBHA) and Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services (ADHS/DBHS) is in receipt of a Special Allocation of Funds by the Arizona State Legislature to train as many people as possible in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) through June 30, 2014. As an agency, organization, or […]

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Read On Flagstaff Story Time – January 24th

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Read On Flagstaff Story Time – January 24th

On January 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, the United Way of Northern Arizona and the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association will be hosting the Read On Flagstaff Story Time event at the Murdoch Community Center, a FREE event open to all children and families of Flagstaff. To generate excitement for reading and literacy, we will […]

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Steve’s Club Flagstaff – Cross Fit for At-Risk Youth

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Steve’s Club Flagstaff – Cross Fit for At-Risk Youth

Free CrossFit class for At-Risk Youth – Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 AM (1 hour class) starting January 11th, 2014. Inviting youth ages 8-18 to participate in fun, high-intensity, constantly varied, functional fitness training used by elite athletes, military special forces, firefighters and public safety.

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W.F. Killip Elementary Awarded Helios STEM School Pilot Grant

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
W.F. Killip Elementary Awarded Helios STEM School Pilot Grant

In April of 2013 W. F. Killip Elementary was awarded the Helios STEM School Pilot Grant.  Our charge over the next three years is to create a model of education that integrates STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) into Killip’s education system. This model will be documented and shared so other schools across Arizona and […]

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