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Flagstaff Back to School Fair to be held July 11

| June 9, 2015
Flagstaff Back to School Fair to be held July 11

The Flagstaff Back to School Fair, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 11 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center, 1903 N. Second St., Flagstaff. Free backpacks and school supplies for preschool to high school students while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by a parent to receive supplies. Presented by the Flagstaff […]

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Vendors needed for Flagstaff Back to School Fair on July 11

| June 5, 2015
Vendors needed for Flagstaff Back to School Fair on July 11

June 5, 2015 Vendors can now sign up to participate in the Flagstaff Back to School Fair, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 11 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center, 1903 N. Second St., Flagstaff. Vendors will be located outdoors on Second Avenue in front of the Family Food Center; the […]

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Swarm to summer bug camp

| June 3, 2015
Swarm to summer bug camp

For parents looking for fun and educational activities for their kids this summer, Northern Arizona University’s Summer Bug Camp may be the ticket.
Campers ages 7 to 14 will learn about insect natural history and biodiversity through a series of hands-on projects and activities. Campers gather insects for their own insect collections, make mazes for bugs and cook and eat insect cuisine.
The two weeklong bug camps will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weeks of June 22-26 and July 20-24.

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Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

| June 3, 2015
Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

June 3, 2015 • By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Mary Jo Pitzl • The Republic • azcentral.com Gov. Doug Ducey, who made his political name partly by fighting tax increases for education at the ballot box three years ago, held meetings Wednesday with key education supporters to reveal his support for a 2016 statewide ballot proposal that would […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science seeking presenters

| June 3, 2015
Flagstaff Festival of Science seeking presenters

June 3, 2015 The Flagstaff Festival of Science — “Exploring New Horizons!” is seeking presenters for its upcoming program Sept. 18 through 27. Alan Stern, Ph.D., will kick off the 2015 Flagstaff Festival of Science as the Shoemaker Keynote Presenter at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18, in Northern Arizona University’s Ardrey Auditorium. As the planetary […]

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Local high school grads celebrate

| June 3, 2015
Local high school grads celebrate

May 30, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun It was a week of celebrations in Flagstaff. Hundreds of local students received their diplomas this week during separate graduation ceremonies for Ponderosa High School, Northland Preparatory Academy, Summit High School, Coconino High School and Flagstaff High School. Amid the cheering, hugging and wild applause from […]

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Tuba City High School students graduate in front of packed house of well wishers

| June 3, 2015
Tuba City High School students graduate in front of packed house of well wishers

June 2, 2015 • By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – It was a packed house at Tuba City Warrior Pavilion May 23 for Tuba City High School’s commencement ceremony. Family, friends, administrators, teachers, godparents, grandparents and even great grandparents all attended to witness the graduates take a new step toward their independent […]

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Hopi High School celebrates 2015 graduates

| June 3, 2015
Hopi High School celebrates 2015 graduates

June 2, 2015 • By Stan Bindell • Navajo-Hopi Observer POLACCA, Ariz. – Dr. Jeremy Garcia told Hopi High School graduates that he wants them to see the possibilities in their future. Garcia was the keynote speaker at the Hopi High graduation ceremony May 21 in front of thousands of parents, family and friends packed […]

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Stopping the summer brain drain for students

| June 3, 2015
Stopping the summer brain drain for students

June 1, 2015 • By Frank X. Moraga • AmigosNAZ Summer vacation time is upon us. K-through-12 schools are busy completing their traditional school year, with high school, community college and four-year university graduation ceremonies rapidly coming to a close. But while the school year is almost over, this is not the time to kick […]

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NPA grad turns tragedy into triumph

| June 3, 2015
NPA grad turns tragedy into triumph

May 28, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun When Northland Preparatory Academy senior Kayla Wilson receives her diploma today, she knows her family will be right there in the audience to cheer her on. But there is one face she will not see in the crowd. Wilson’s brother was killed by a […]

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