Tag: Flagstaff High School

Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Shayne Smith. See more local education news here

| February 18, 2020
Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Shayne Smith. See more local education news here

Shayne Smith is currently the Director of Theater Arts and Bands at Flagstaff HighSchool. Shayne graduated with his Bachelor’s of Music from Ashland University in 2016 where he studied K-12 Music Education. He moved to Flagstaff in 2016 to begin teaching at Flagstaff High School in the Fall. As a Performing Arts Educator, Shayne strives to provide a safe space for his students to express their trust thought, feelings, and selves through several art mediums in an accepting, encouraging, and loving learning environment.

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Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Kayley Quick. See more local education news here

| February 4, 2020
Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Kayley Quick. See more local education news here

Kayley Quick is an exceptional and inspirational educator who teaches Graphic Design at Flagstaff High School. In addition to being an integral part of the art and performance scene for many years, she has been highly successful in helping her students achieve personal and public success in their studies, careers, public contributions and community connections.

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Education Spotlight: W.F. Killip Elementary Earns STEM Provider Certification. See more local education news here

| December 16, 2019
Education Spotlight: W.F. Killip Elementary Earns STEM Provider Certification. See more local education news here

The school-improvement, assessment, and certification organization Cognia™, a nonprofit organization, recognizes W.F. Killip Elementary School with Cognia™ STEM Provider Certification.

“The certification is designed to differentiate organizations that simply put a STEM stamp on their materials and marketing and those that have products and services that meet high standards,” says Dr. Mark A. Elgart, president and CEO of Cognia. The certification process, Dr. Elgart notes, involves several stages of rigorous internal, external, and on-site review and assessment of performance against standards focused on contributions to the STEM pipeline, STEM learning, connections to real-world applications and community, and program efficacy.

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Kids learn coding at summer camp. See more local education news here

| July 16, 2019
Kids learn coding at summer camp. See more local education news here

The click-clack of active keyboards resonated through a Coconino Community College computer lab this week as 20 kids typed away, earbuds in and faces to the screens.

They weren’t playing games or surfing the web, though. They were coding their own websites.

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STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

| June 4, 2019
STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

By Kaitlin Olson • Arizona Daily Sun Whether looking up to the stars or down to microorganisms, creating new technologies or improving existing ones, Flagstaff is home to science, technology, engineering and mathematics enthusiasts young and old who were recognized this week at STEM City’s seventh annual STEM Awards (“STEMMYs”). About 50 community members gathered at […]

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FHS senior receives certificates from CCC before graduation. See more local education news here

| May 7, 2019
FHS senior receives certificates from CCC before graduation. See more local education news here

Her mother and grandmother constantly told her education is important.She took those words to heart.Flagstaff High School senior Nevaeh Nez, 18, will be receiving two certifications from Coconino Community College on May 10 during Commencement. She will be handed certificates in Pre-Health Careers and Nursing Assistant a month before she receives her high school diploma.

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Two Flagstaff High School students reach second round of Vans contest. See more local education news here

| April 30, 2019
Two Flagstaff High School students reach second round of Vans contest. See more local education news here

Anyone who has teenagers knows they like to doodle, putting their artistic mark on anything and everything.Two Flagstaff High School students in Kayley Quick’s graphic design class took the habit to the next level by placing their own custom designs onto two pairs of white Vans shoes.

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Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 25

| October 9, 2018
Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 25

Flagstaff High School will once again present the Northern Arizona Region College Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the FHS Commons.

This is the 14th year for this informative event that is open to the entire Northern Arizona area and all grade levels.

Learn about the various post-secondary options available, including 4-year, 2-year, trade school, military, scholarships and financial aid.

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Coffee with FUSD Board Members on Aug. 31

| August 29, 2018
Coffee with FUSD Board Members on Aug. 31

Learn more about FUSD, the budget, and the upcoming election over coffee with board members Carol Haden and Kate Kozak at Late for The Train on Fort Valley Rd. on August 31st from 7:30-8:30am

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Flagstaff students attend the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

| July 18, 2018
Flagstaff students attend the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Two students, one from Flagstaff High School and one from Coconino High School, are in Louisville, Kentucky this week as delegates and competitors at the 52nd National Leadership and Skills Competition sponsored by SkillsUSA.

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