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Flagstaff business leaders, educators wait for budget details from Ducey. See more education news here

| January 10, 2018
Flagstaff business leaders, educators wait for budget details from Ducey. See more education news here

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey pledged 80 percent of his new budget priorities toward education during his state of the state address Monday. But some Flagstaff-area officials are waiting to see the details of his budget and how he plans to fund those projects before getting on board.

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Basis event showcases languages. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| December 7, 2016
Basis event showcases languages. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

People lined up to get a taste of traditional Chinese rice and noodles, while across the hall Spanish pastries and traditional Costa Rican eggnog filled tables and Canadian desserts lined an adjacent hallway at Basis Flagstaff.

Students in three of Basis’ language departments, Spanish, French and Mandarin, worked to put together the school’s third Global Language Night, which focused on showcasing the culture and languages of various countries the students studied.

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Flagstaff High student spends summer as camp counselor in Belize. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| August 5, 2015
Flagstaff High student spends summer as camp counselor in Belize. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun
A Flagstaff High School freshman decided to forgo his summer of catching up on sleep and setting high scores on video games to travel to Belize to work as a camp counselor for a biodiversity camp.

Blake Acheson, 14, worked as a junior counselor at Chaa Creek Eco Camp in Belize, aiming to educate local children about conservation and biodiversity.

“During the camp we went o see Mayan ruins, sustainable farming techniques and talked about reducing, reusing and recycling,” Acheson said.

The camp hosts 24 Belizean children, ages 8 to 13, for one week, according to the camp’s website. Acheson, who arrived in Belize in early June, said organizers spent the weeks before camp preparing the crafts and activities for campers.

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Basis senior sets sights on international human rights

| May 27, 2015
Basis senior sets sights on international human rights

May 24, 2015 • By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa • Arizona Daily Sun Mia Armstrong from Basis has her sights set beyond the mountains of Flagstaff. The senior served as a summer intern for Arizona’s Ninth District U. S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Washington, D.C., before her junior year of high school. Then she was asked to […]

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