Tag: Fredonia Elementary

Fredonia Elementary receives National Park Foundation grant

| January 27, 2016
Fredonia Elementary receives National Park Foundation grant

Fredonia Elementary and Kanab Elementary Schools are each one of 186 sites recently selected to receive a field trip grant from the National Park Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year in support of the White House youth initiative Every Kid in a Park. …

Specific to fourth graders, the Forest Service and other land and resource management agencies already have conservation education programs in place to connect nine to 11 year old children to learn about landscapes surrounding their homes and schools. Every Kid in a Park aligns well with these education programs.

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Students receive backpacks and school supplies, parents get information at Fredonia Back to School Fair

| August 26, 2015
Students receive backpacks and school supplies, parents get information at Fredonia Back to School Fair

Students received backpacks and school supplies, while their parents received information on after school and other upcoming educational programs at the annual Fredonia Back to School Fair held on Aug. 18 at Fredonia Elementary and Fredonia Middle/High School.

More than 100 backpacks of different sizes were distributed to K-12 students, along with a variety of pens, pencils, notebook paper and other school supplies.

The backpacks were donated by the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, with school supplies donated by local real estate agencies.

Some of the participating organizations included the Association for Supportive Child Care and its Growing Up Great Program, CCC&Y, the Coconino County Public Health Services District — Tobacco & Chronic Disease Prevention and Coconino County Community Service and First Things First.

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