Tag: Education-Spotlight

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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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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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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Celebrating Flagstaff – The First STEM City in America

| August 23, 2017
Celebrating Flagstaff – The First STEM City in America

Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) and the City of Flagstaff will celebrate the sixth anniversary of declaring Flagstaff the “First STEM City in America” with displays STEM-focused displays from five FUSD schools in the lobby of City Hall. The displays will be available for public viewing from Sept. 7 through Sept. 21.

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FUSD Open House Nights, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair coming up after successful Fredonia Back-to-School Fair

| August 16, 2017
FUSD Open House Nights, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair coming up after successful Fredonia Back-to-School Fair

Dozens of children and their parents enjoyed a hotdog cook-off while picking up backpacks and school supplies at the annual Fredonia Back-to-School Night held on a pleasant evening on Tuesday, Aug. 15 in Fredonia.

Parents also had the opportunity receive information during the elementary, middle school and high school back-to-school information sessions held in the gymnasium. …

School Open House and Back-to-School Fairs will continue this month with parents and students attending a variety of events in the coming weeks in Flagstaff.

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FUSD Open House Nights, Fredonia Back-to-School Fair, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair coming up

| August 9, 2017
FUSD Open House Nights, Fredonia Back-to-School Fair, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair coming up

From Flagstaff to Fredonia, Leupp and everywhere in between, parents and students will be busy during the next few years with a number of school open house nights and back-to-school fairs throughout Coconino County.

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FUSD Open House Nights, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair, up next after successful Flagstaff Back-to-School Fair

| August 2, 2017
FUSD Open House Nights, FUSD Indian Education Program Back-to-School Fair, up next after successful Flagstaff Back-to-School Fair

Threatening skies and long lines didn’t deter parents and their children who attended the Back-to-School & Community Health Fair held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Coconino County Public Health Services District building in Flagstaff.

More than 600 backpacks were given to children at the end of the three-hour event sponsored by the Coconino County Public Health Services District.

The Flagstaff event is one of a number of back-to-school fairs and school open house nights being held in Coconino County.

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Flagstaff Back-to-School Fair up next on July 29 after successful Page event

| July 26, 2017
Flagstaff Back-to-School Fair up next on July 29 after successful Page event

Several hundred backpacks were distributed to families at the Page Back-to-School and Community Health & Wellness Fair — A Bridge to a healthier Life!, held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Page High School Gymnasium.

The Page event is one of a number of back-to-school fairs held in Coconino County. Flagstaff will hold its Back-to-School & Community Health Fair on Saturday, July 29.

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Williams Unified School District annual Back-to-School Fair the first of many in Coconino County

| July 19, 2017
Williams Unified School District annual Back-to-School Fair the first of many in Coconino County

Nearly 150 backpacks were distributed by the end of the first day of the Williams Unified School District annual Back-to-School Fair held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 at the Williams Elementary-Middle School Gymnasium.

The Williams Back-to-School Fair was the first of several such events for the upcoming school year, which include back-to-school fairs in Page (July 22), Flagstaff (July 29) and Fredonia (Aug. 15).

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