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Using the Arizona Education Progress Meter to improve early literacy in Flagstaff. See more education news here

| December 27, 2018
Using the Arizona Education Progress Meter to improve early literacy in Flagstaff. See more education news here

LAUNCH Flagstaff was created to improve educational outcomes for local students. LAUNCH (Learn, Advocate, Unite, Network, Contribute, Help) is working toward improving five key metrics, including: kindergarten readiness, third-grade reading, eighth-grade math, high school graduation and postsecondary attainment. …

LAUNCH is currently focused on tackling early literacy, with an eye toward improving third grade reading levels. To do that, they’ll work to improve literacy in early years, from birth through age eight.

Recently, LAUNCH Flagstaff was awarded Acceleration Zone status by Read On Arizona, which will allow them to closely monitor literacy data and identify strategies for improving reading skills.

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Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

| December 23, 2018
Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

Meet Me Downtown brings adults and families to downtown Flagstaff for a weekly social walk/run, engaging individuals and businesses in a vibrant event that showcases downtown Flagstaff as a prime location for healthy activities.

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Flagstaff Libraries January Calendars

| December 23, 2018
Flagstaff Libraries January Calendars

Flagstaff public library has released their calendar of events for January for both main and East locations!

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City of Williams Library & Recreation Department January Programs

| December 23, 2018
City of Williams Library & Recreation Department January Programs

City of Williams Library & Recreation Department has released their January 2019 Calendar of activities. Don’t miss the fun for the whole family!

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Coconuts announce results of 11th annual Flagstaff FIRST Lego League Tournament

| December 11, 2018
Coconuts announce results of 11th annual Flagstaff FIRST Lego League Tournament

The Coconino High School “CocoNuts” FIRST Robotics Team hosted its 11th annual Flagstaff FIRST Lego League Tournament on Dec. 8. Twenty-three teams of fourth through eighth graders from all over Northern Arizona competed in this year’s game “Into Orbit.” The “Into Orbit” game challenged teams to examine problems humans might encounter during long-term space flight.

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SnowFlake Festival

| December 9, 2018
SnowFlake Festival

Create Holiday memories that will last Forever At Flagstaff’s Annual SnowFlake Festival!

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Page Library December 2018 Calendar

| December 9, 2018
Page Library December 2018 Calendar

Page Public Library has released their Children, and Adult and Teen Calendar of events for December.

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Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic School Bolsters Preschool Program

| December 5, 2018
Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic School Bolsters Preschool Program

In Flagstaff, the oldest continually run Catholic school in the state now boasts an award-winning preschool. While the school itself includes classes up to grade eight, the preschool is preparing local three- and four-year-olds for their foray into kindergarten.

With two preschool classrooms for 39 students, San Francisco de Asis Catholic School (SFdA) was recently honored with a five-star rating through Arizona’s First Things First Quality First program. The rating is the highest available and a first for the First Things First Coconino region.

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NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week: Peter Holloway.’ See more education news here

| November 30, 2018
NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week: Peter Holloway.’ See more education news here

This week’s Teacher of the Week is Peter Holloway, a teacher at Ponderosa High School. He started off teaching at a juvenile detention center, where he says he learned that honesty is key to helping students succeed.

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Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

| November 25, 2018
Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

Meet Me Downtown brings adults and families to downtown Flagstaff for a weekly social walk/run, engaging individuals and businesses in a vibrant event that showcases downtown Flagstaff as a prime location for healthy activities.

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