Tag: Flagstaff High School

Flagstaff High student spends summer as camp counselor in Belize. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| August 5, 2015
Flagstaff High student spends summer as camp counselor in Belize. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun
A Flagstaff High School freshman decided to forgo his summer of catching up on sleep and setting high scores on video games to travel to Belize to work as a camp counselor for a biodiversity camp.

Blake Acheson, 14, worked as a junior counselor at Chaa Creek Eco Camp in Belize, aiming to educate local children about conservation and biodiversity.

“During the camp we went o see Mayan ruins, sustainable farming techniques and talked about reducing, reusing and recycling,” Acheson said.

The camp hosts 24 Belizean children, ages 8 to 13, for one week, according to the camp’s website. Acheson, who arrived in Belize in early June, said organizers spent the weeks before camp preparing the crafts and activities for campers.

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Aerospace engineering class new to Flagstaff High School. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| July 29, 2015
Aerospace engineering class new to Flagstaff High School. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun By the second day of school in Bruce Sidlinger’s aerospace engineering class, students will be opening up their computer’s desktop tower to add the missing parts. Sidlinger, a pilot, research director and contractor to NASA and the Department of Defense, spent 2 1/2 years developing the curriculum for […]

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FUSD May-June Newsletter

| May 20, 2015
FUSD May-June Newsletter

May 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District A sample of seniors from Coconino, Flagstaff and Summit high schools are profiled in the May-June FUSD Newsletter, which also contains information on FHS welding winning awards, the DeMiguel Odyssey of the Mind team heading to Michigan State; the successful FHS Quiz Bowl teams; the CocoNuts attending the World […]

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Next 2015 ‘Grad Night’ meeting to be held May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School

| May 13, 2015
Next 2015 ‘Grad Night’ meeting to be held May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School

May 13, 2015 The next planning meeting for the 2015 Grad Night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School, Flagstaff. Grad Night is an annual celebration for ALL Flagstaff’s graduating High School Seniors put on by volunteers and donations from local businesses / organizations. This event will take […]

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Volunteers needed for 2015 ‘Grad Night’ on May 29

| May 4, 2015
Volunteers needed for 2015 ‘Grad Night’ on May 29

05-04-15 Calling all parents, family, guardians and friends of this year’s Flagstaff area high school grads! Be part of creating a FREE, safe and fun event called Grad Night, for our high school grads (FUSD, charter schools and homeschoolers) to celebrate this accomplishment. What is Grad Night? Grad Night is an annual celebration for ALL […]

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Flagstaff High School students polish their interview skills

| April 29, 2015
Flagstaff High School students polish their interview skills

About 100 Flagstaff High School seniors are getting an intensive course on how to present themselves professionally and with confidence during job or other interviews thanks to the school’s annual Senior Exit Interviews held during four sessions in April in school’s library. The final session will be on April 30.

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Flagstaff High School Students Honor Veterans in Lasting Way

| March 16, 2015
Flagstaff High School Students Honor Veterans in Lasting Way

For the past two years, groups of Flagstaff High School students participated in a project called the Veterans Heritage Project (VHP) lead by Cactus Shadows High School in Phoenix. This year 10 students, which included mostly seniors, worked for 10 months to complete their part of this “very stressful but fun and rewarding” project according to the students.

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