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NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week — Christine Sapio of Coconino High School

| April 16, 2019
NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week — Christine Sapio of Coconino High School

Teacher of the week, Christine Sapio, expresses to her students that science is fun. To accomplish this she likes to change up the curriculum and have her students participate, which are key components. Sapio said, that if students don’t have that “Eureka” moment that they won’t have anything to relate to. 12th grader, Kaleb Herrelko, said that he can always count on her to be energetic about what subject she is teaching.

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CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

| April 15, 2019
CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth received 3rd place in the non-profit category at NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 11 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff received first place, with The Literacy Center receiving second place award at the third annual event.

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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| April 15, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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Williams honors 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month with placement of 79 pinwheels at city’s pocket park

| April 8, 2019
Williams honors 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month with placement of 79 pinwheels at city’s pocket park

Pinwheels twirled in the breeze as guest speakers spoke of the significance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month during a ceremony held Saturday, April 6 at the Williams Pocket Park near the city “Red Train Car” bridge.Guest speakers including Coconino County District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan, District 1 Supervisor Matt Ryan, Williams Mayor John Moore, CCC&Y Executive Director Virginia Watahomigie, Jennifer Runge and other staff members from Victim Witness Services Coconino County.

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2019 Flagstaff Field of Hope Ceremony puts spotlight on April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

| April 8, 2019
2019 Flagstaff Field of Hope Ceremony puts spotlight on April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

The always moving Field of Hope Dedication put a poignant focus on annual Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts throughout Coconino County.More than 50 local residents gathered for the ceremony presented by the Exchange Club of Flagstaffon Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Coconino County Courthouse lawn.

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CCC&Y April 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

| April 1, 2019
CCC&Y April 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

A number of family-friendly events are scheduled throughout Coconino County in February and in coming months.

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Registration now open for Page Early Childhood Fair on April 13

| March 18, 2019
Registration now open for Page Early Childhood Fair on April 13

In celebration of children, the Page Public Library invites the community to participate in Page’s Early Childhood Fair,“Early Learning, Every Day,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Page Sports Complex.

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More than 100 groups take part in 6th annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

| March 12, 2019
More than 100 groups take part in 6th annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

Thank you to everyone who attended the 6th Annual STEM Celebration. We had over 100 participating groups providing hands on examples of why Flagstaff, Arizona is America’s first STEM City. It was a fantastic opportunity for the group to come together and we are grateful for Arizona Public Service – APS, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Altice USA, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Arts Council, Flagstaff365.com, and STEM City Central for sponsoring this one of a kind event.

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April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

| March 8, 2019
April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence will present the documentary “RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 11 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

Stay after the viewing for a Q&A session with local experts, including Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

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FALA, Thomas Elementary teachers take top educator honors at 2019 Viola Awards

| March 5, 2019
FALA, Thomas Elementary teachers take top educator honors at 2019 Viola Awards

Rich Krueger of the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) received the Excellence of Science Award during the 2019 Viola Awards, presented March 2 at the High Country Conference Center. Kathy Marron of Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff received the Excellence in Arts Education Award. 

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