Tag: Flagstaff Unified School District

CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

| February 28, 2018
CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

More than 20 years after Coconino Community College District voters approved a tax hike to fund the building of the Lone Tree Campus in Flagstaff, the bonds are nearly paid off.

But if the district board has its way, voters will continue to pay the higher taxes for another seven years, only this time the money — some $2.2 million annually — will go toward the operating budget. 

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Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

| February 25, 2018
Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

A celebration of STEM education and careers.

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Flagstaff schools in need of replace and repair worth $95 million. More education stories here

| February 7, 2018
Flagstaff schools in need of replace and repair worth $95 million. More education stories here

A consulting group is recommending that FUSD spend nearly $95 million to refurbish most of its 17 district buildings, replace two elementary schools and the portable wing at another school.

The H2 Group recently presented the findings of a yearlong assessment of the district’s schools and administration building to the FUSD board. According to the report, the average age of an FUSD building is about 47 years.

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Northern AZ STEM Unconference for educators on Feb. 10

| January 31, 2018
Northern AZ STEM Unconference for educators on Feb. 10

The Northern Arizona STEM Unconference will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Christensen Professional Learning Center, 4000 N. Cummings, Flagstaff.

This event is open to all educators! Collaborate with other colleagues, get your questions answered, brainstorm strategies for teaching STEM, and help your students become problem solvers.

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FUSD’s ‘Keeping Children Safe Online’ presentation to be held Jan. 10

| January 9, 2018
FUSD’s ‘Keeping Children Safe Online’ presentation to be held Jan. 10

FUSD’s “Keeping Children Safe Online” presentation will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the FUSD Adminstrative Center, 3285 E. Sparrow Ave., Flagstaff.

Topics include cyber bullying, sexting, online predators, social networking apps, laws protecting minors and adults.

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2017 in Review: FUSD battled threats, high lead. See more education news here

| January 3, 2018
2017 in Review: FUSD battled threats, high lead. See more education news here

Flagstaff Unified School District’s year started off a bit rough with elevated lead levels being found in the water at Killip Elementary School, the decision over a new superintendent and threatening notes found at Flagstaff High School. Things seemed to smooth out in time for the new school year with new Superintendent Mike Penca taking office and a raise from the state for teachers.

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How can you help education through School Tax Credit?

| December 27, 2017
How can you help education through School Tax Credit?

Taxpayers looking to direct their year-end giving can make a difference with a dollar-for-dollar tax contribution to a Phoenix public school in need (or schools statewide). Arizona law allows taxpayer donations to help fund after school programs and extracurricular activities—like band, sports, speech and debate, and field trips— but schools are not benefiting equally from these donations.

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FUSD’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council to meet Jan. 8

| December 27, 2017
FUSD’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council to meet Jan. 8

FUSD’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) will bee from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8 at the FUSD Administrative Center, 3285 E. Sparrow Ave., Flagstaff.

SEPAC provides a partnership between Flagstaff Unified School District, parents or guardians of children with special needs.

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FUSD December 2017 newsletter

| December 12, 2017
FUSD December 2017 newsletter

• Superintendent’s Message
• MIT-e Students Visits CCC
• College and Career Readiness
• FHS Cross Country
• TAPP Winter Garden
• Sechrist’s Artist’s Hands
• DeMiguel “Rocks”
• CHS Cardboard Boat Races

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Flagstaff High School English teacher Rachel Perugini is a finalist in a national classroom makeover contest. See more education stories here

| November 29, 2017
Flagstaff High School English teacher Rachel Perugini is a finalist in a national classroom makeover contest. See more education stories here

Flagstaff High School English teacher Rachel Perugini is a finalist in a national classroom makeover contest. The contest ends November 30th and you can vote once a day. There are 3 days left and Ms. Perugini is in 2nd place. You can put her over the top.

• http://www.haskelloffice.com/classroom-makeover/

Please vote often for this amazing teacher to get her dream classroom for Flagstaff High School!

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