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City breaks ground on skate park. See more education news here

| October 9, 2018
City breaks ground on skate park. See more education news here

Nearly a year ago the dream of a new skatepark was just a dream. But eventually the idea found its way to the City Council dais and the proposal was heard during a session in June of 2017.

The Page youths who longed for a more up-to-date skatepark had no clue that $400,000 and a plan to take bids on a contractor had begun.
On October 26, 2017 the city of Page awarded the contract to build the skatepark to Spohn Ranch Skateparks. The park will be more than a skate park, but it will be an all-wheels park for skateboards, rollerblades, bikes and scooters.

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Teens learn healthy cooking

| July 10, 2018
Teens learn healthy cooking

The Page Public Library introduced their newest teaching tool to Page’s youth earlier this summer.

The library recently purchased a new custom-made, portable kitchenette made by the Charlie Cart Project specifically for the Page Public Library. The portable kitchen was made for the teen groups with hopes of teaching them how to cook simple meals during the summer break.

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LeChee family starts 5k to raise money for youth running camp

| July 4, 2018
LeChee family starts 5k to raise money for youth running camp

The inaugural Curley Family 5K Fundraiser kicks off its maiden run Saturday June 30 at 6 a.m. at the LeChee Chapter House. The fun-for-the-whole family event has generated the backing and support of the community with high hopes the 5K will become popular among the youth. The proceeds will fund siblings Nariah, Amya, Gavyn, and Kylie’s attendance the Duck Creek Running Camp in Utah. With the generosity of sponsors, Nealsa Curley is hoping to call the race a ‘first annual’ with future plans to send more children to camp.

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Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

| June 13, 2018
Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

Davonte Jett-Reynolds, a 2017 graduate of Page High School has been chosen as a 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association- Division I Track and Field All American.
Jett-Reynolds ran the 5000-meter with the Central Arizona College track and field team where he placed fifth with a time of 15:15.77 in the national collegiate competition held in El Dorado, Kansas two weeks ago. There was a total 34 colleges competing.

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It was a night of original performance art scripted and performed by Page drama students

| May 2, 2018
It was a night of original performance art scripted and performed by Page drama students

The Random Acts of Drama in the Cultural Arts Building last Thursday and Friday treated the audience to original performance art scripted by Page High students. The one act plays showcased the talents and imagination of the students who were chosen from the Page High School Drama Club’s playwriting contest. Special intermission skits between plays were held as a bonus during the event.

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Week of the Young Child. See more Page education news here

| April 18, 2018
Week of the Young Child. See more Page education news here

Coconino County has expanded the Week of the Young Child celebrating children ages zero to five from April 17th – April 30th.

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Arizona Teachers Willing to Set Walkout Date: ‘We Must Do Whatever We Can.’ See related stories here

| April 4, 2018
Arizona Teachers Willing to Set Walkout Date: ‘We Must Do Whatever We Can.’ See related stories here

The Arizona teachers in the grassroots #RedForEd movement are moving closer to a statewide school walkout. Leaders have said that they’re willing to set a walkout date, and they’re framing a school “walk-in” protest next week as a dry run for a walkout.

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Arizona teachers to opposed low wages at #Red for Ed protest. See more Page regional education news here

| April 4, 2018
Arizona teachers to opposed low wages at #Red for Ed protest. See more Page regional education news here

The Arizona Educators United group is calling for a ‘Red for Ed’ sick-out protest that is scheduled to take center stage at the Arizona State Capital Building (April 4) to push for a wage increase in teachers’ salaries across the state…

How this movement will affect the Page Unified School District is unclear at the moment but many teachers are electing to wear red in support of the wage increases. Wage increase has been a behind the scenes issue among the staff of PUSD and with the problems of teacher retention in the last several years many are hoping the Governor is able to find the funds to make good on his promise.

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Easter Egg Hunt and Early Childhood Fair Saturday! See other Page regional news

| March 21, 2018
Easter Egg Hunt and Early Childhood Fair Saturday! See other Page regional news

In celebration of children, we invite you to participate in Page’s Early Childhood Fair, “Early Learning, Every Day.”

The fair, which is in conjunction with the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, will be held at the Page Sports Complex from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24. 

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Page High School band having a good year

| March 14, 2018
Page High School band having a good year

Two weeks ago, Page High School sent 12 students to Prescott to perform in Regional for Northern Arizona hosted by the Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA).

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