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Basis high school students teach fitness to second graders. See more education news here

| December 12, 2018
Basis high school students teach fitness to second graders. See more education news here

Basis Flagstaff physical education teacher Marty Heilman believes the best way to learn something is to teach it.

When his high school students were scheduled to share the school’s gymnasium with a class of second graders, he started a new functional fitness program where, after learning new techniques in their own class, his students teach the second graders as a way to increase solidarity among the school’s students, create better leaders and make fitness fun.

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The Class of 2016: FALA valedictorian Naomi Francis merging form and function. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| May 25, 2016
The Class of 2016: FALA valedictorian Naomi Francis merging form and function. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy valedictorian Naomi Francis grew up surrounded by creativity, from the design of her family’s home to her hobbies of artwork and dancing.

Francis’ father, Northern Arizona University professor Allen Francis, designed the family’s house to have a net zero energy use, a project that might have inspired Francis to pursue industrial design in college.

“I think living in a design-oriented household helped me be aware of design elements,” she said.

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Arizona Board of Education to hold standards review at FHS. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| October 28, 2015
Arizona Board of Education to hold standards review at FHS. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

The Arizona State Board of Education’s Standards Development Committee will host a public meeting to discuss the state’s math and English standards.

The meeting will take place at Flagstaff High School on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 7 p.m.

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