Tag: STEM

Afterschool STEM Grants

| April 22, 2018
Afterschool STEM Grants

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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Afterschool STEM Grants

| April 15, 2018
Afterschool STEM Grants

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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Afterschool STEM Grants

| April 8, 2018
Afterschool STEM Grants

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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School safety: Williams administrators prepare for the worst. See more education stories here

| April 4, 2018
School safety: Williams administrators prepare for the worst. See more education stories here

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Fifty-six students and teachers died at these schools at the hands of mass shooters.

Each horrific school shooting has impacted local communities and the country as they reevaluate school security. The incidents have put doubts in the minds of parents regarding their children’s safety and have shaken multitudes of students and teachers who are in schools today.

“When I first became a teacher, it was not something we thought about, or trained for or practiced or talked about,” said Williams Unified School District Superintendent Rick Honsinger. “I think the one incident that changed all that was Columbine High School.”

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Williams schools losing up to $185,000 in forest fees. See more education stories here

| March 21, 2018
Williams schools losing up to $185,000 in forest fees. See more education stories here

Williams Unified School District is one of several districts seeing a withering of federal support this year because of the failure of Congress to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act in 2015 (SRS). 

The act, distributed by the Department of Agriculture, compensated schools and the county for lost property tax revenue because of a decline in traditional timber harvesting.

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Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

| February 25, 2018
Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

A celebration of STEM education and careers.

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Student Climate Action Challenge

| January 7, 2018
Student Climate Action Challenge

The City of Flagstaff Sustainability Section is kicking off the first Student Climate Action Challenge in January to celebrate and initiate climate action by Flagstaff students. The Challenge will bring student voices, ideas, and priorities to the table as the City and Flagstaff community develops Flagstaff’s first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

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Student Climate Action Challenge

| December 31, 2017
Student Climate Action Challenge

The City of Flagstaff Sustainability Section is kicking off the first Student Climate Action Challenge in January to celebrate and initiate climate action by Flagstaff students. The Challenge will bring student voices, ideas, and priorities to the table as the City and Flagstaff community develops Flagstaff’s first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

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STEM Events

| September 23, 2017
STEM Events

The 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4-H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. This year’s challenge: Incredible Wearables. The Incredible Wearables kit is a fun way for kids to build wearable fitness trackers!

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Project WET Water Audit

| September 23, 2017
Project WET Water Audit

Attention 6th to 12th grade teachers in Flagstaff! A new program with the City of Flagstaff geared toward middle or high school teachers has been started. Funding is available to hire someone with Coconino Extension who will assist teachers with implementation of the STEM unit!

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