Tag: Flagstaff Unified School District

FUSD November 2017 newsletter

| November 8, 2017
FUSD November 2017 newsletter

• Superintendent’s Message
• Weather Schedule Changes
• Two High Schools — One Goal
• FHS AP Environmental Science Learning Outside the Classroom

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Flagstaff Unified to lose $353,000 due to past state overpayments. See more education stories here

| November 8, 2017
Flagstaff Unified to lose $353,000 due to past state overpayments. See more education stories here

Flagstaff Unified School District officials say they will be OK despite an expected 15 percent cut in federal Title I funds designated for schools with a high number of low-income students.

FUSD received $214,454 more in Title I funds than it was supposed to over the last four years due to a state processing error. Next year, it will receive a total of $353,000 less out of its $2 million Title I allotment.

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‘Legendary Teachers’ honored at the FUSD Governing Board

| October 25, 2017
‘Legendary Teachers’ honored at the FUSD Governing Board

Five teachers were honored as “Legendary Teachers” at the FUSD Governing Board meeting on Oct. 24.

Congratulations to; Randy Hopson, Suzy Jacobsen, Mary Lara, George Moate and Jodie Nicolson!

Though these teachers were honored formally they represent the hundreds of amazing, wonderful and legendary teachers in FUSD.

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Flagstaff schools appeal state letter grades. See more education stories here

| October 18, 2017
Flagstaff schools appeal state letter grades. See more education stories here

Six out of the 276 schools that have pending letter grades by the Arizona Department of Education are in the Flagstaff area.

Those six schools include two schools from Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff High School and Sinagua Middle School. The remaining four schools are charters including Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, Flagstaff Junior Academy, Basis and Northland Preparatory Academy.

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Flagstaff High School Volleyball Breast Cancer Awareness Game on Oct. 19

| October 4, 2017
Flagstaff High School Volleyball Breast Cancer Awareness Game on Oct. 19

Flagstaff High School Volleyball is hosting their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game on October 19, 2017 at Flagstaff High School, 400 W. Elm Ave from 6:00- 7:30 pm.

Flagstaff High School is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness month by hosting Bradshaw Mountain High School -Prescott Valley in their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game to raise funds for North Country’s Well Woman Program, which treats women across five Arizona counties every year.

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BASIS.ed: Public schools, private rules. See more education stories here

| October 4, 2017
BASIS.ed: Public schools, private rules. See more education stories here

As the movement to create independent and innovative public schools spread across the country, Olga Block, an immigrant from the Czech Republic, wanted a more rigorous education for her daughter.

Block decided to start her own school with the help of her American husband, Michael, a Stanford-educated economist. She would combine the best of both worlds: the hands-on, slower-paced American learning environment and the rigorous European study habits Olga Block was used to back home.

“BASIS was essentially built on a mother’s love for her daughter,” said Bezanson, the BASIS.ed CEO.
The Blocks, who remain managers at BASIS.ed, declined to be interviewed.

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FUSD Update: Now hiring. See more education stories here

| September 27, 2017
FUSD Update: Now hiring. See more education stories here

FUSD is a great place to work. Please see the opportunities below to be part of our winning team.

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FUSD September 2017 newsletter. See more FUSD education stories here

| September 6, 2017
FUSD September 2017 newsletter. See more FUSD education stories here

• Alpine Institute — Expansion of Place-Based Learning
• Kinsey Receives a STEM Grant
• Killip — Restoring History
• FUSD Welcomes New Teachers

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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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Flagstaff students prepare to experience eclipse

| August 23, 2017
Flagstaff students prepare to experience eclipse

Several Flagstaff schools will be giving students a chance to safely view the solar eclipse and at the same time honor the request of traditional Navajo students who do not wish to view the eclipse.

Most schools, such as DeMiguel and Marshall elementaries, Sinagua Middle, Summit High School and Basis Flagstaff, will have some classes going outside to view the eclipse with safety solar glasses. These students should have had permission slips signed by their parents.

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