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Connections Spotlight: Stuff-the-Bus joins Fredonia annual Back-to-School Night

| August 12, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Stuff-the-Bus joins Fredonia annual Back-to-School Night

For the first time, a yellow school bus with a STUFF THE BUS sign greeted visitors in the parking lot of the Fredonia-Moccasin Unified School District during its annual Back-to-School Night on Monday, Aug. 12.

Parents and other visitors loaded the school bus with boxes and bags filled with school supplies.

Meanwhile, the Coconino Coaltion for Children & Youth joined Coconino County Health & Human Services in providing students with a variety of school supplies, including standard and colored pencils and folders, with Coconino County providing students with a number of backpacks.

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CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

| August 12, 2019
CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

His efforts to help communities in need have taken him to the far reaches of Mongolia and have brought him right back to Coconino County to help families and communities throughout the region.

Peter Van Wyck serves as the Regional Director for First Things First, which partners with families and communities throughout Arizona to support the healthy development of young children, including serving the Hopi, Havasupai and the Kaibab Band of Paiute people, as well as others in the Coconino region.

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Education Spotlight: Reading, Writing, and… Mindfulness? Kids Learn Stress-Reducing Technique in School

| August 12, 2019
Education Spotlight: Reading, Writing, and… Mindfulness? Kids Learn Stress-Reducing Technique in School

Kids are heading back to school this month and they’re likely full of first-day jitters, even some anxiety over new teachers and homework. Some schools in Flagstaff are trying to reduce stress in the classroom by giving lessons in mindfulness. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports from a classroom at Flagstaff Junior Academy, where a group of first and second graders are giving it a try.

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Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29. Event includes full day of training, followed by members’ reception

| August 12, 2019
Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29. Event includes full day of training, followed by members’ reception

Kevin Campbell, an internationally known youth permanency expert and founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness, will return to Flagstaff for the presentation “Self-Healing Communities- a wide-scale prevention strategy for Coconino County,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. training (breakfast and lunch included).              

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Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

| August 12, 2019
Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank youfor participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff.  Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.   

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Education Spotlight: ‘Failure is Not an Option’ for Killip Elementary’s LEGO Robotics Team

| August 6, 2019
Education Spotlight: ‘Failure is Not an Option’ for Killip Elementary’s LEGO Robotics Team

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Flagstaff had a variety of events celebrating the city’s part in the achievement, including hosting a LEGO Robotics competition at NAU. Killip’s team “The LEGO Side” took part in the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student (or ANGLeS) Challenge on July 19th and 20th. In this challenge, teams needed to fly and land a lunar module via drone in a particular location on a map of the moon’s surface. 

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

| August 6, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

The Arizona State Board of Education will hold a meeting, open to the public, on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM at Northern Arizona University, S. San Francisco St., University Union Building 30 B/A, Flagstaff.

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CCC&Y proud to support monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting. Next meeting is on Aug. 14

| August 5, 2019
CCC&Y proud to support monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting. Next meeting is on Aug. 14

Yes, it’s time for the monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting, held the second Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting is co-presented by the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth and the Tuba City Public Library, with the support of the County of Coconino.

Guest speakers are always welcome. Next meeting is on Aug. 14.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

| August 5, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

“Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community” was the subject of Virginia Watahomigie’s presentation at the 25th annual Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference, held July 23, 24 at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park.

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Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmart locations in Flagstaff

| July 30, 2019
Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmart locations in Flagstaff

The annual Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmarts in Flagstaff.

The drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11.

Donate new school supplies needed for students to be successful this upcoming year.

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