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Oct. 2 — Time to register for the Flagstaff Marathon. Proceeds to benefit benefit Coconino Community College Cross Country Team

| September 27, 2021
Oct. 2 — Time to register for the Flagstaff Marathon. Proceeds to benefit benefit Coconino Community College Cross Country Team

There’s no better feeling than knowing your race registration will go towards helping fund the Coconino Community College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs. CCC Cross Country has officially kicked off their inaugural 2021 season thanks to amazing support from our community and donors. CCC Cross Country is 100% supported by donations and fundraising events such as the Flagstaff Marathon. The success of the Flagstaff Marathon is a vital part in funding both Cross Country programs and with your registration you can help be a part of that success. To donate directly to the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams at Coconino Community College please visit the link here!

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Education Spotlight — CCC: Putting students first for 30 years. See more local education, state and national news here

| August 31, 2021
Education Spotlight — CCC: Putting students first for 30 years. See more local education, state and national news here

Cupcakes. Ice cream. Laughter and shared memories of service to students.

On Aug. 24, 26 and 27, friends, staff, faculty and students celebrated Coconino Community College’s 30th anniversary with parties across the county. Each birthday bash was designed as a come-and-go event to ensure social distancing to help keep everyone safe. CCC’s two locations in Flagstaff and at the location in Page featured comments from CCC staff, supporters and community leaders over the course of three hours in order to keep the crowd down.

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Happy 30th Birthday, CCC

| August 24, 2021
Happy 30th Birthday, CCC

On Aug. 26, 1991, Coconino Community College opened its doors on Fourth Street in Flagstaff to serve students in Coconino County by offering local, affordable, quality education.

This year, events are planned across the county to celebrate CCC putting students first for the last 30 years.

Where and when?

To kick off a year of fun and celebration, CCC will be having birthday parties at all three locations in the county:

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Update Podcast Episode 5: KinderCamp Edition. See more local education news here

| August 24, 2021
Education Spotlight — FUSD Update Podcast Episode 5: KinderCamp Edition. See more local education news here

Join KinderCamp Coordinator Sara Own, President and CEO of United Way of Northern Arizona Carol Dykes, and FUSD’s Director of Educational Enrichment Frank Garcia as we explore the KinderCamp summer program, the importance of registering early for Kindergarten, and health and safety procedures that will be in place for the program.

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Education Spotlight — Education matters: Crum Family Scholarship established at CCC

| August 17, 2021
Education Spotlight — Education matters: Crum Family Scholarship established at CCC

 Flagstaff resident Judith Crum knows first-hand how a college education can open doors.

“Education is important, and to many, it’s not affordable without help,” Crum said.

So, she put her money where her mouth is. Not only is she a board member of the Coconino Community College Foundation, she recently established the Crum Family Scholarship at CCC to help CCC students afford an education.

“I felt very strongly about helping out the community college and the students who go there,” Crum said. “I was raised to believe education was important. It was important in my life.”

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Education Spotlight — Page to present Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Aug. 7. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 3, 2021
Education Spotlight — Page to present Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Aug. 7. See more local, state and national education news here

By the City of Page and the Coconino County Health & Human Resources The City of Page and the Coconino County Health & Human Resources will present a Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at Page High School, 434 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page., West […]

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Education Spotlight — Photo highlights: Williams Fourth of July parade delights. See more local education news here

| July 6, 2021
Education Spotlight —  Photo highlights: Williams Fourth of July parade delights. See more local education news here

As one of the most anticipated events in Williams, the annual Fourth of July parade draws crowds from around the state, this year was no exception.

Planning for the parade has been underway for months and turnout for the event was exceptional.

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Local Education Spotlight — Miss Navajo Nation Shandiin P. Parrish selected as 2021 First Things First Navajo Nation Region Champion. See more local education news here

| June 1, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — Miss Navajo Nation Shandiin P. Parrish selected as 2021 First Things First Navajo Nation Region Champion. See more local education news here

Shaandiin P. Parrish, Miss Navajo Nation 2019-2021, has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Navajo Nation Region Champion for Young Children.

The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer their time to raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood development and health.

Champions spend a significant amount of time volunteering with FTF and building public awareness about the importance of early childhood issues.

Parrish moderated the Early Childhood Speaker Series, a virtual forum in partnership with Navajo Project Indigenous LAUNCH and the FTF Navajo Nation Regional Partnership Council.

The virtual forum was designed to give parents and caregivers of young children an opportunity to increase their awareness of relevant early childhood topics. Parrish served as moderator as a regional expert discussed home visitation and early intervention strategies during this series.

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Local Education Spotlight — FUSD High Schools to Host Limited In-Person Graduations. See more local education news here

| May 25, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — FUSD High Schools to Host Limited In-Person Graduations. See more local education news here

Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) high schools, Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School, will hold in-person graduations on their respective school sites this June to honor the Class of 2021.  The outdoor events will accommodate two (2) in-person attendees per graduate to sustain necessary social distancing and safety practices.  All three graduations will be livestreamed on FUSD and school site social media accounts, and will be available for replay and download.

Summit High School will hold their ceremony on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in their front parking lot at 4:00 p.m.  

Coconino High School (CHS) will hold their ceremony on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. on the CHS football field.

Flagstaff High School (FHS) will hold their ceremony on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. on the FHS football field. 

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Local Education Spotlight — Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. See more local education news here

| May 11, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —   Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. See more local education news here

Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. STEMmy awards, an annual award given to organizations and individuals who are STEAM leaders in the greater Flagstaff community. This year, we are excited to recognize Oscar Landa-Samano from Coconino High School as our Student of the Year, W F Killip Elementary School’s Sheryl Wells as our Teacher of the Year, Moran Henn and Cassandra Roberts from Willow Bend Environmental Education Center and Zachery Fountain from Flagstaff Unified School District as our Community Leaders of the Year.

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