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Counselor opening at Northland Family Help Center

| October 14, 2017
Counselor opening at Northland Family Help Center

Position Summary: Provides psychotherapy, counseling and clinical services to victims of crime; and also responds to crises in person or by telephone to community members and shelter residents with a particular focus on youth in crisis due to living in shelter due to runaway/homelessness, child abuse and/or neglect, legal system involvement, and lack of family stability and safety. This position supports youth in crisis during after school hours, some days until 8pm, so evening availability daily M-F is a requirement of this position. This is a Trauma Informed Care agency.

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Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

| October 10, 2017
Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

Flagstaff High School will once again present the Northern Arizona Region College Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the FHS Dome.

This is the 13th year for this informative event that is open to the entire Northern Arizona area and all grade levels. We will have over 120 institutions represented that will include 4 year, 2 year, trade schools and the military. 

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Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

| October 4, 2017
Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

Flagstaff public education advocates are going for the money, and more of it.

Some 50 Flagstaff educators, high school students, business leaders and government officials met at an Arizona Town Hall community meeting on Sunday.

The group recommended renewing and expanding Proposition 301 to a full one-cent tax and using the money to help support an increases in teacher pay and other programs. The tax expires in 2020.

“We need a source of education funding that is independent of the Legislature,” said Nat White, the representative of one of the 10 small focus groups created at the event.

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Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

| September 27, 2017
Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

From a peek at the Sun through a solar telescope to an upclose look at fruit flies through a microscope, a game of magnetic basketball, science experiments with hot and cold water and a climb onboard some heavy equipment — the Flagstaff Festival of Science’s “Festival in the Park” had a number of opportunities to entertain and educate youngsters and their families on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

The festival continues with a number of programs and venues throughout Flagstaff.

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Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year

| September 20, 2017
Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year

Nominations for the Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year (a teacher who started last year) are now open. You can find the nomination form at www.coconino.az.gov/1863/Celebrate

Anyone can nominate a teacher that they think is excellent.

The Coconino County Superintendent’s Office is committed to supporting and improving educator quality by creating conditions for teachers to flourish. This Recognition Event highlights exemplary teachers while initiating a new conversation around the foundation for a transformative educational system. If we truly want a world-class educational system, we must honor exceptional teachers.

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FUSD aims for improvement with specific school plans. See more education stories here

| September 13, 2017
FUSD aims for improvement with specific school plans. See more education stories here

Flagstaff Unified School District teachers and principals have been working on a plan to improve AzMERIT scores at the district’s schools for the past year, said Robert Hagstrom, the director of research and assessment for Flagstaff Unified School District. And they’re about to release those plans to the public at the Sept. 26 FUSD Governing Board meeting. The district’s AzMERIT scores will also be discussed at the meeting.

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Festival Program Now Available Online and Keynote Tickets Available!

| September 13, 2017
Festival Program Now Available Online and Keynote Tickets Available!

The 2017 Flagstaff Festival of Science Starts September 23rd! Here is a brief overview of what to expect. And remember, everything is free! Bonus Pre-Festival Events September 21st, 22nd.

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Education on display at 2017 Coconino County Fair

| September 5, 2017
Education on display at 2017 Coconino County Fair

Students from dozens of local schools participated in the 68th Annual Coconino County Fair held Sept. 1 through 4, 2017 at the fairgrounds at Fort Tuthill County Park.

“Once again FUSD students shine in the ‘Schools Building’ with the amazing art displays,” Flagstaff Unified School District officials reported.

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Exciting Film Event- Lead up to Kevin Campbell Event

| September 3, 2017
Exciting Film Event- Lead up to Kevin Campbell Event

Please join us for this special kick off event! Film Screening of “From Place to Place” featuring Kevin Campbell. Kevin will be in Flagstaff and Page Oct 17-19 sharing his groundbreaking information. This film will help set the foundation for this project as well as help inform the work being conducted in our County. All agencies are highly encouraged to send staff.

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FUSD Open House Nights concludes with Aug. 31 event at Coconino High School

| August 30, 2017
FUSD Open House Nights concludes with Aug. 31 event at Coconino High School

The Flagstaff Unified School District will conclude its annual series of open house nights at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31 at Coconino High School.

Open house nights were presented this past week on Aug. 28 at Flagstaff High School, Aug. 29 at Mount Elden Middle School and Cromer Elementary School; and Aug. 30 at Sinagua Middle School.

Also on Thursday, the FUSD Indian Education Support Program held its annual Back-to-School Night at Mount Elden Middle School.

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