Tag: Education-Spotlight

Williams Unified School District 2018 Back-to-School Fair (July 23-24) to be first in Coconino County

| July 18, 2018
Williams Unified School District 2018 Back-to-School Fair (July 23-24) to be first in Coconino County

The Williams Unified School District’s Registration & Back-To-School Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 23 and 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at the Williams Elementary-Middle School Gymnasium. The event will be one of the first of such back-to-school events in Coconino County.

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Thomas Elementary’s Ellen Herman receives D-backs Most Valuable Teachers (MVT) Award

| July 10, 2018
Thomas Elementary’s Ellen Herman receives D-backs Most Valuable Teachers (MVT) Award

Ellen Herman, 4th grade teacher at Thomas Elementary, was recognized by the Arizona Diamondbacks through the D-backs Most Valuable Teachers (MVT) Award.

Arizona’s teachers are the foundation of our children’s education, and all students deserve great teachers who believe in their potential and will inspire them to be their very best.

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Education on Parade at Flagstaff 4th of July celebration

| July 4, 2018
Education on Parade at Flagstaff 4th of July celebration

Supporters of the Flagstaff Unified School District and other educational groups took part in the 2018 Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade.

“Thank you to all who walked with FUSD and to all who cheered us on,” FUSD officials reported on Wednesday. “It was a wonderful morning!  #FUSDpride”

More than 20,000 spectators watched more than 120 floats, classic automobiles, horses and goats, dancers and a marching band on Wednesday.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence reports June 30 is deadline to submit nominations for the “2018 Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence”

| June 27, 2018
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence reports June 30 is deadline to submit nominations for the “2018 Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence”

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence is seeking nominations for the “2018 Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence.”

The nomination deadline is Saturday, June 30.

The Annual Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence recognizes innovative out-of-school time programs and staff members for their exemplary work in providing and promoting quality youth development programs for Arizona’s children.

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FUSD publishes video highlighting students, educators, programs in the district

| June 20, 2018
FUSD publishes video highlighting students, educators, programs in the district

The Flagstaff Unified School District has published a new video highlighting students, educators, programs in the district.

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Session Two Deadline Approaching for Youth Leaders In Action

| June 12, 2018
Session Two Deadline Approaching for Youth Leaders In Action

If you are a teen or know of someone 16-18 years old interested in developing and sharpening leadership skills, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors recruiting participants for their 2018 Youth Leaders in Action second summer session to be held July 9-26.

Chosen applicants will earn $11 per hour for participating in the session. The deadline is June 15

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Summertime Meals for Kids & Teens available in Flagstaff, elsewhere in Coconino County

| June 5, 2018
Summertime Meals for Kids & Teens available in Flagstaff, elsewhere in Coconino County

The Summer Café Flagstaff provides FREE meals for children and teens! No need for proof of residency or income.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Advocacy and Avoiding the Summer Melt

| May 30, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Advocacy and Avoiding the Summer Melt

Advocating for the world-class education practices that are proven to help kids is the foundation for the work of LAUNCH Flagstaff and its partners – something to which everyone can usually agree. (Read our statement on Education Funding here)  However, when politics enters the education conversation, this accord often dissolves rapidly. …

The latest edu-political issue to surface is the revision of the Arizona science education standards (read-on for more).  Because the months ahead, though the November election are likely to be filled with more issues like this, I urge you to stay informed and stay engaged.  Our children are counting on us.

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Child & Family Support Service presentation a highlight of CCC&Y 2018 Annual Meeting

| May 22, 2018
Child & Family Support Service presentation a highlight of CCC&Y 2018 Annual Meeting

“Where do you believe kids belong?”

For those attending the 2018 annual meeting of the Coconino Coaltion for Children & Youth, the answer on an instant poll appeared on the screen — Family, Safe Environment, Home, Community, Caring Family…

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Paige Kmetz receives $500 scholarship from Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council

| May 8, 2018
Paige Kmetz receives $500 scholarship from Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council

Paige Kmetz, a senior at Williams High School, received a $500 scholarship from the Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council during the Williams High School Award Ceremony.

Her winning essay showed her compassion, knowledge and experienced response to child abuse in her community.

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