Tag: Flagstaff Unified School District

Education Spotlight: NAZ Today’s Teacher of the Week is April Carrillo of San Francisco de Asis Catholic School. See more local education news here

| November 18, 2019
Education Spotlight: NAZ Today’s Teacher of the Week is April Carrillo of San Francisco de Asis Catholic School. See more local education news here

NAZ Today’s Paige Kenny highlights this week’s teacher of the week who’s faith helps guide her actions in the classroom. April Carrillo is our teacher of the week. As a fourth-grade teacher, Carrillo says that teaching is her way of showing the love and dedication her teachers did when she was in school.

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Education Spotlight: Teacher of the Week Eli Chapman. See more local education news here

| November 4, 2019
Education Spotlight: Teacher of the Week Eli Chapman. See more local education news here

Eli Chapman, a Flagstaff Junior Academy teacher, was recently named NAZ Today Teacher of the Week.

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Education Spotlight: 2020 Coconino County Teacher of the Year nominations open. See more local education news here

| October 14, 2019
Education Spotlight: 2020 Coconino County Teacher of the Year nominations open. See more local education news here

The eighth annual Coconino County 2020 Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year Award nominations are open.

The awards are a countywide celebration that honors and recognizes full- time teachers. 

The Coconino County Education Service Agency invites the public to nominate outstanding teachers in Coconino County. Nomination forms can be found on the Superintendent’s website at www.coconino.az.gov/celebrate. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 5. 

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Education Spotlight: FUSD Honors Legendary Teachers. See more local education news here

| October 7, 2019
Education Spotlight: FUSD Honors Legendary Teachers. See more local education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board proclaimed September 26, 2019 as Legendary Teacher Day to honor educators. 

The 2019 Legendary Teacher cohort consisted of Laura Driscoll from Knoles Elementary, Diane McLoy from Thomas Elementary, James Novak from Coconino High School, Patti Pastor from Flagstaff High School, and Carol Sharp from Sinagua Middle School.

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Education Spotlight: Blues Festival Donates to FALA. See more local education news here

| September 9, 2019
Education Spotlight: Blues Festival Donates to FALA. See more local education news here

The Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival not only doubled the fun this year, it also doubled its generosity. The June weekend event brought in more than 7,000 patrons in two days and raised $20,000 for the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy.

Last year, festival organizer Peak Events donated $10,000 from the proceeds to FALA. With an added day this year, the Flagstaff company was able to give twice that amount, which will go toward funding the non-profit charter school’s art and music programs.

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Connections Spotlight: Families come out for fun, games and learning at FACTS ‘Lights On’ Festival

| September 9, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Families come out for fun, games and learning at FACTS ‘Lights On’ Festival

From ping pong toss games followed by exercise for children, to a rock climbing wall, line dancing and a trip around the park via a Kiddie Caboose, hundreds of families came to Bushmaster Park in Flagstaff to enjoy a variety of activities at the annual FACTS “Lights On” Festival held on Sept. 7, 2019.

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All FUSD schools closed Sept. 6 due to cybersecurity issue

| September 6, 2019
All FUSD schools closed Sept. 6 due to cybersecurity issue

By the Flagstaff Unified School District FLAGSTAFF — All Flagstaff Unified School District schools will be closed on Friday, September 6, 2019 due to the continuing work to respond to the cyber security attack. Progress was made Sept. 5 in securing critical FUSD systems, but unfortunately, work will need to continue through the weekend to ensure […]

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All FUSD schools closed Sept. 5 due to cybersecurity issue

| September 5, 2019
All FUSD schools closed Sept. 5 due to cybersecurity issue

Due to a cybersecurity issue that has impacted the ability of FUSD schools to operate normally, there will be no school on Thursday, September 5th.  FACTS, childcare centers, and FUSD preschools have also been canceled.  Additional information will be shared regarding Friday’s schedule tomorrow.  All after-school activities have also been canceled.

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Education Spotlight: FACTS Lights On Family Festival to be held Sept. 7 in Flagstaff. See more local education news here

| September 2, 2019
Education Spotlight: FACTS Lights On Family Festival to be held Sept. 7 in Flagstaff. See more local education news here

FACTS is holding their annual Lights On Festival this Saturday, September 7th, at Bushmaster Park. Lights On Festival is a free celebration to recognize the importance of after-school programs. There will be games, prizes, food, and more! Make sure to come out this Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM to support everything that FACTS and other Out-of-School Time programs do for our students, families, and community!

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Education Spotlight: FUSD AzMERIT scores released alongside new analysis program. See more local education news here

| August 26, 2019
Education Spotlight: FUSD AzMERIT scores released alongside new analysis program. See more local education news here

As standardized testing scores from the last school year are released, Flagstaff Unified School District is launching a new tool to help its staff use the data more effectively.

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