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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Sept. 21, 2022

CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Sept. 21, 2022

| September 21, 2022

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Honors Hispanic Heritage Month. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — FUSD Honors Hispanic Heritage Month. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 20, 2022

The Flagstaff Unified School District is honored to join citizens throughout the country in recognizing September 15 – October 15, 2022 as National Hispanic Heritage Month to highlight the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. This month is observed to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of those whose ancestors come from Mexico, the Caribbean, Spain, Central America, and South America. This year’s theme is Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. Please enjoy this performance from Ballet Folklórico de Colores of Flagstaff.

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Flagstaff Festival of Science opens Sept. 23 with Keynote Presentation ‘Mummies, Monuments and Mysteries with Dr. Zahi Hawass’

Flagstaff Festival of Science opens Sept. 23 with Keynote Presentation ‘Mummies, Monuments and Mysteries with Dr. Zahi Hawass’

| September 20, 2022

Learn about the unique topics, one-of-a-kind venues and fantastic programs! Download your Passport today! Events include:

W. L. Gore & Associates Keynote Presentation

Mummies, Monuments and Mysteries with Dr. Zahi Hawass

Friday, Sept. 23 | 7 – 8:30 p.m. | NAU Ardrey Auditorium

Journey with legendary Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass into the vast and mysterious kingdom of the ancient world where great pyramids dot the landscape, monuments to the gods tower to the sky and Pharaohs rule the land. Retrace his extraordinary discoveries of golden mummies, hidden tombs, immense riches, and the life and death of King Tut. Follow this fearless archaeologist through the Valley of the Kings, into the Book of the Dead and on the road to the afterlife.

And learn how technology continues to unearth vast treasures, revealing more secrets buried deep in the sand for thousands of years.

Reservation required: scifest.org

In person seats and webinar stream available

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Bilingual update — NAU conducting study of Latinx community and COVID-19

Bilingual update — NAU conducting study of Latinx community and COVID-19

| September 20, 2022

By NAU Center for Health Equity Research NAU Center for Health Equity Research and the Coconino County Health & Human Services are conducting a study on how the Latinx community is dealing with problems after having COVID-19. This confidential conversation will give us valuable information to help us create healthier communities. Participants will receive a […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science — Join us for annual and popular Snook’s Science in the Park on Sept. 24

Flagstaff Festival of Science — Join us for annual and popular Snook’s Science in the Park on Sept. 24

| September 20, 2022

On September 24th, make figurines with clay, play catch with a robot and learn about building model railroads at the 2022 Snook’s Science in the Park!

Have you ever tried an augmented reality headset, where you can explore the future of spatial design? Would you like the chance to view the ASU Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) and ShadowCam? Plus, you can enjoy a stunning performance from Momentum Aerial demonstrating how physical and biomechanical principles keep aerialists in the air and the audience on their toes! 

The fun is endless at our popular family science fair, where YOU are the scientist for the day! Science in the Park will be happening on Saturday, September 24th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. downtown at Wheeler Park. FREE for the entire community!

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First Things First — Child care scholarships, comradery, and support – A look inside Quality First

First Things First — Child care scholarships, comradery, and support – A look inside Quality First

| September 20, 2022

In this edition of Latest Things, we are bringing you three stories about Quality First, one of the primary statewide programs that First Things First funds. Quality First supports Arizona’s child care providers, so they can support our young children. Participating in Quality First is free for regulated child care centers, homes and preschool programs in Arizona. Currently, more than 1,300 providers across the state participate in Quality First. We invite other child care providers to join us, too.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence — Teach. Play. Win. Be a Climate Superstar This October!

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence — Teach. Play. Win. Be a Climate Superstar This October!

| September 20, 2022

Presented by NEEF, Samsung, and the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program, the Climate Superstars Challenge is an online eco-challenge exclusively for middle school classrooms (grades 6-8) that teaches students about the environment and how they can take an active role in caring for its future. The Climate Superstars program fits into both virtual and in-person learning environments, providing additional flexibility for teachers, students, and their families.

The 2022 Climate Superstars Challenge will take place from October 1 to October 31. Building on the success of last year’s program, this friendly competition will encourage students across the country to collaborate with their classmates as they complete short, daily activities designed to be educational, engaging, and action-oriented.

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Children’s Action Alliance – Arizona Center for Economic Progress — Save Our Schools AZ – Only one week left to get signatures!

Children’s Action Alliance – Arizona Center for Economic Progress — Save Our Schools AZ – Only one week left to get signatures!

| September 20, 2022

We’re down to the wire to stop another attempt by the legislature to ignore the will of voters. They are again trying to dismantle public education and expand ESA vouchers which YOU have told them repeatedly, you do not support.  

The petitions to stop this ill-advised expansion are due NEXT FRIDAY, Sept. 23rd. We need everyone to get a petition and get 10 signatures in 5 days! You can find petitions at teamsosarizona.com.  You can also find locations to sign a petition if you haven’t already done so.  

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — 2022 Conference Journal – September

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — 2022 Conference Journal – September

| September 20, 2022

The big birthday bash is only about a month away, 37 days to be exact but who is counting. Make sure you don’t miss the registration deadline to get your group registered at the special group rate. Find out how to become a conference volunteer, we unveil a few more amazing giveaways you can win at the 30th annual conference.

~ The AzCASE Team

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Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Library — Happening at Your Library week of 9/19/22

Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Library — Happening at Your Library week of 9/19/22

| September 19, 2022

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