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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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CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

| August 16, 2017
CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

By the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth CCC&Y has launched a new Community Events for Families calendar with details on upcoming family events throughout Coconino County. Events include upcoming back-to-school fairs, school open houses, free movie nights and other activities. Please click on the image to download a PDF of the calendar. Please send information for inclusion in the […]

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Organizations share upcoming events, ongoing programs in Page region

| August 11, 2017
Organizations share upcoming events, ongoing programs in Page region

A variety of organizations shared upcoming events and program information at the monthly Page Community Resource Partners Networking Meeting, held Aug. 10 at Encompass Behavioral Health Services Building, 463 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page.

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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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2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

| July 22, 2017
2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

Save the Date! Thursday and Friday, August 3rd and 4th, 2017 is the 2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference. Taking Place at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino in Flagstaff, AZ from 8am – 5pm.

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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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Cline Library collaborates with Upward Bound to provide students with hands-on STEM experiences

| July 12, 2017
Cline Library collaborates with Upward Bound to provide students with hands-on STEM experiences

For the first time, Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library collaborated with Upward Bound to provide students exposure to different fields of technology and the opportunity to use the MakerLab, a 3-D printing service, to design and create their own projects. 

Mark Despain, liaison for NAU’s First Scholars program, wanted to incorporate more technology into the STEM curriculum for Upward Bound, and he knew Cline Library had 3-D printing. He contacted Janet Crum from library technology services, and she arranged the collaboration between Cline and Upward Bound.

This summer, students had the opportunity to learn about 3-D printing, building circuits and video production. They received a 90-minute lesson in each of these areas of technology and chose in which section to create a project. Through these projects, the students developed critical skills, such as teamwork and time management.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

| July 5, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

Partners in LAUNCH Flagstaff have been busy over the past several months and momentum is building toward truly creating a community-wide culture of world-class education for all children and youth, cradle through their career.  

Each month in this newsletter, I will shine the spotlight on three accomplishments by the Partnership over the past month as well as give you a preview about something that we are looking forward to in the next month. I thank you for being part of this exciting process that is the collective impact of LAUNCH Flagstaff.

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