Tag: Flagstaff Unified School District

Flagstaff father designs bulletproof desk to improve school safety. See more Flagstaff area education news here

| May 16, 2018
Flagstaff father designs bulletproof desk to improve school safety. See more Flagstaff area education news here

Horrified after the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, an Arizona father took it upon himself to try and improve safety for kids at schools. 

John Birdsell, who lives in Flagstaff, started a company called School Security Solutions and designed a school desk made with bullet-resistant fiberglass.

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Flagstaff High, Sinagua Middle, NPA get new state letter grades. See more education stories here

| May 16, 2018
Flagstaff High, Sinagua Middle, NPA get new state letter grades. See more education stories here

The letter grades of two Flagstaff Unified School District schools improved with the recent release of revised grades by the Arizona State Board of Education.

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FUSD posts revised 2018 school year schedule. See more education news here

| May 8, 2018
FUSD posts revised 2018 school year schedule. See more education news here

FUSD has posted a revised 2018 school year schedule.

Unless otherwise notified, FUSD will have the following schedule changes beginning Wednesday, May 9th, through the remainder of the 2018 school year.

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FUSD remains closed Thursday. School districts region-wide react to teacher walk-out

| May 3, 2018
FUSD remains closed Thursday. School districts region-wide react to teacher walk-out

Pending final approval this week by state lawmakers of a budget that could expand the state’s education budget and increase teacher pay, educators in many school districts in Coconino County and statewide could return back to the classroom as early as Friday.

Teachers in many school districts statewide walked out of their classrooms Thursday, April 26 as part of the #RedforEd movement. Since then, hundreds of educators and supporters have been seen carrying signs and wearing their signature protest color t-shirts from the lawn at the Flagstaff City Hall to the thousands gathered in Phoenix.

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School districts region-wide prepare for teacher walk-out starting April 26

| April 25, 2018
School districts region-wide prepare for teacher walk-out starting April 26

From Page to Prescott and everywhere in between, school districts in the region are preparing for a teacher walk-0ut scheduled to begin Thursday, April 26.

Parents are urged to keep checking with their local school districts and the local media for the latest information on how the walk-out will impact school meals, sporting and other academic activities.

The following are links to the latest walk-out related stories in the region:

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18th Annual Marshall Magnet Elementary School Suzuki Violin Performance at Heritage Square on May 3. See more FUSD education news here

| April 18, 2018
18th Annual Marshall Magnet Elementary School Suzuki Violin Performance at Heritage Square on May 3. See more FUSD education news here

It’s springtime in Flagstaff and that means it’s time for the 18th Annual Marshall Magnet School Suzuki Violin concert at Heritage Square downtown. This year’s performance, featuring hundreds of Marshall Kindergarten, first, and second graders, will take place on Thursday, May 3rd, at 12:00 PM. 

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FUSD April 2018 newsletter. More FUSD news here

| April 11, 2018
FUSD April 2018 newsletter. More FUSD news here

• A Message from the FUSD Superintendent
• Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration
• FUSD Would Like Your Input

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Congratulations to the Coconino County Education Service Agency Innovation & Development Division 2018 Teacher of the Year Finalists. See more education news here

| March 28, 2018
Congratulations to the Coconino County Education Service Agency Innovation & Development Division 2018 Teacher of the Year Finalists. See more education news here

Congratulations to the Coconino County Education Service Agency Innovation & Development Division 2018 Teacher of the Year Finalists: Kelley Smith (CHS) and Joe Cornett (FHS), and the 2018 Rookie Teacher of the Year FInalists: Heather Horner (Kinsey) and Alexa Frachette (MEMS)!

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FUSD March 2018 newsletter

| March 7, 2018
FUSD March 2018 newsletter

• A Message from the FUSD Governing Board and Superintendent
• Disc Golf Becomes Popular with Students
• Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School Honored by Arizona Trails
• CHS Interior Design Students Joins Chairs for Change
• FHS Teacher Goes Beyond the Lesson

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CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

| February 28, 2018
CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

More than 20 years after Coconino Community College District voters approved a tax hike to fund the building of the Lone Tree Campus in Flagstaff, the bonds are nearly paid off.

But if the district board has its way, voters will continue to pay the higher taxes for another seven years, only this time the money — some $2.2 million annually — will go toward the operating budget. 

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