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Flagstaff Library Calendar

| November 4, 2017
Flagstaff Library Calendar

Flagstaff Public Library and East Flagstaff Public Library have released their calendar of events for youth for the month of November!

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First Things First November Update

| November 4, 2017
First Things First November Update

First Things First has released several articles that help spread information and inspiration for parents and caregivers of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

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Page Public Library

| November 4, 2017
Page Public Library

Page Public library has released their calendar of events for the month of November for both teens and adults, and children!

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Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

| October 29, 2017
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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‘Legendary Teachers’ honored at the FUSD Governing Board

| October 25, 2017
‘Legendary Teachers’ honored at the FUSD Governing Board

Five teachers were honored as “Legendary Teachers” at the FUSD Governing Board meeting on Oct. 24.

Congratulations to; Randy Hopson, Suzy Jacobsen, Mary Lara, George Moate and Jodie Nicolson!

Though these teachers were honored formally they represent the hundreds of amazing, wonderful and legendary teachers in FUSD.

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Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 4 in Flagstaff

| October 17, 2017
Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 4 in Flagstaff

You are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on November 4, 2017. Scholarships are limited, therefor, please return the application as soon as possible.

This conference is designed for child care professionals working with children birth through age five.

Six (6) training hours will be awarded for full day attendance.

Participants will have the opportunity to view educational exhibits and merchandise at vendor booths during the conference.

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Counselor opening at Northland Family Help Center

| October 14, 2017
Counselor opening at Northland Family Help Center

Position Summary: Provides psychotherapy, counseling and clinical services to victims of crime; and also responds to crises in person or by telephone to community members and shelter residents with a particular focus on youth in crisis due to living in shelter due to runaway/homelessness, child abuse and/or neglect, legal system involvement, and lack of family stability and safety. This position supports youth in crisis during after school hours, some days until 8pm, so evening availability daily M-F is a requirement of this position. This is a Trauma Informed Care agency.

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Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

| October 10, 2017
Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

Flagstaff High School will once again present the Northern Arizona Region College Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the FHS Dome.

This is the 13th year for this informative event that is open to the entire Northern Arizona area and all grade levels. We will have over 120 institutions represented that will include 4 year, 2 year, trade schools and the military. 

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Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

| October 4, 2017
Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

Flagstaff public education advocates are going for the money, and more of it.

Some 50 Flagstaff educators, high school students, business leaders and government officials met at an Arizona Town Hall community meeting on Sunday.

The group recommended renewing and expanding Proposition 301 to a full one-cent tax and using the money to help support an increases in teacher pay and other programs. The tax expires in 2020.

“We need a source of education funding that is independent of the Legislature,” said Nat White, the representative of one of the 10 small focus groups created at the event.

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Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

| September 27, 2017
Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

From a peek at the Sun through a solar telescope to an upclose look at fruit flies through a microscope, a game of magnetic basketball, science experiments with hot and cold water and a climb onboard some heavy equipment — the Flagstaff Festival of Science’s “Festival in the Park” had a number of opportunities to entertain and educate youngsters and their families on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

The festival continues with a number of programs and venues throughout Flagstaff.

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