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Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District to hold 2021-22 Back to School Event on July 28. See more local, state and national education news here

| July 20, 2021
Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District to hold 2021-22 Back to School Event on July 28. See more local, state and national education news here

The Page Unified School District will hold a 2021-22 Back to School Event from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 at the Page High School CAB Courtyard.

The event is for:

•New and returning students, pre-K to 12
•Enroll your student in PowerSchool
•Update your students records
•Friendly, knowledgeable staff will be there to help
•All schools, teams, clubs and organizations will have information booths

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Local Education Spotlight — PUSD’s Summer of Science Sizzles. See more local education news here

| July 13, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —  PUSD’s Summer of Science Sizzles. See more local education news here

By Steven Law • Contributed to the Lake Powell Life After four weeks of experimenting, crafting and creating, the Summer of Science came to a glorious, foamy, melty, sticky end as students combined solar energy, and greenhouse capture to transform chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows into s’mores. At least, that’s how Nichole Reitze’s class conducted […]

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Education Spotlight — Photo highlights: Williams Fourth of July parade delights. See more local education news here

| July 6, 2021
Education Spotlight —  Photo highlights: Williams Fourth of July parade delights. See more local education news here

As one of the most anticipated events in Williams, the annual Fourth of July parade draws crowds from around the state, this year was no exception.

Planning for the parade has been underway for months and turnout for the event was exceptional.

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Education Spotlight — Williams first responders visit Kindercamp. See more local education news here

| June 22, 2021
Education Spotlight — Williams first responders visit Kindercamp. See more local education news here

Williams Fire Department, Williams Police Department, and the U.S. Forest Service participated in First Responder’s Day at KinderCamp June 10 at Williams Elementary-Middle School.

See KinderCamp 2021 First Responder’s Day Photo Gallery

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Education Spotlight — Coconino High School JROTC Team to Compete in National Leadership Bowl Championship. See more local education news here

| June 15, 2021
Education Spotlight — Coconino High School JROTC Team to Compete in National Leadership Bowl Championship. See more local education news here

COVID-19 has presented many challenges in schools over the past year. From in-person to remote to hybrid learning, high school students across the country have faced hardships and struggles. Coconino High School Army JROTC cadets have risen to the challenge through their participation in the 2020-2021 JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl.

After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Coconino High School’s JROTC Leadership Team composed of Aidan Yoakum, Adeline Chlupsa, Caleb Morris, and Noah Burdick will compete in a Championship event in Washington, DC. The 2021 U.S. Army JROTC Leadership Bowl Championship will be held on the campus of The Catholic University of America on July 19-23, 2021. This event is sponsored by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and is conducted by the College Options Foundation.

Coconino High School’s JROTC team earned top scores out of the 1,511 Army JROTC leadership teams that competed from around the world. The team is one of only forty Army JROTC Leadership Bowl teams in the nation to advance to the final competition, which includes an all-expense paid trip to the Championship event in DC. During the two fast-paced preliminary rounds, cadets were tested on their knowledge of current events, leadership values, and leadership skills

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Local Education Spotlight — FUSD High Schools to Host Limited In-Person Graduations. See more local education news here

| May 25, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — FUSD High Schools to Host Limited In-Person Graduations. See more local education news here

Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) high schools, Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School, will hold in-person graduations on their respective school sites this June to honor the Class of 2021.  The outdoor events will accommodate two (2) in-person attendees per graduate to sustain necessary social distancing and safety practices.  All three graduations will be livestreamed on FUSD and school site social media accounts, and will be available for replay and download.

Summit High School will hold their ceremony on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in their front parking lot at 4:00 p.m.  

Coconino High School (CHS) will hold their ceremony on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. on the CHS football field.

Flagstaff High School (FHS) will hold their ceremony on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. on the FHS football field. 

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Local Education Spotlight — Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. See more local education news here

| May 11, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —   Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. See more local education news here

Congratulations to our 2021 STEMmy Award winners. STEMmy awards, an annual award given to organizations and individuals who are STEAM leaders in the greater Flagstaff community. This year, we are excited to recognize Oscar Landa-Samano from Coconino High School as our Student of the Year, W F Killip Elementary School’s Sheryl Wells as our Teacher of the Year, Moran Henn and Cassandra Roberts from Willow Bend Environmental Education Center and Zachery Fountain from Flagstaff Unified School District as our Community Leaders of the Year.

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Local Education Spotlight — Applicants sought from Coconino County for multiple Governing Board Seats for Appointment. See more local education news here

| March 23, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — Applicants sought from Coconino County for multiple Governing Board Seats for Appointment. See more local education news here

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for appointment to three school districts which include: 

• Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry, and Technology (CAVIAT) Fredonia (1 seat),  
• Fredonia-Moccasin USD #6 (1 seat), 
• Maine Consolidated USD #10 (2 seats)

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment.   Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

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Local Education Spotlight — CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

| March 16, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —  CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

Students attending Coconino Community College for the spring semester will receive a new round of federal COVID relief funds to help them with the cost of college.

On Dec. 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief and Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) was passed into law. CCC will be awarding at least $552,365 in financial aid grants to students. The awards will likely range from $100 to $500 depending on the number of applicants. 

“We are thrilled to have an opportunity to continue helping students achieve their education during the pandemic through grants and specialized attention,” said CCC President Dr. Colleen A. Smith. “Through generous help from others, CCC has money to help students go to college, so I encourage you to gear up for summer and fall semester and get started on your future. CCC has both in-person and virtual classes in the schedule.”

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Local Education Spotlight — FUSD Return to School Plan Update and Governor EO 2021-04. See more local education news here

| March 9, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — FUSD Return to School Plan Update and Governor EO 2021-04. See more local education news here

Executive Order 2021-04 issued by Governor Ducey on Wednesday, March 4, 2021, requires all Arizona schools to return to in-person instruction after their scheduled spring break.  This order aligns with the decisions and timelines made by the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) Governing Board last month to begin our phased return to in-person learning on March 22, 2021.  To comply with the executive order, the FUSD will modify the grade bands returning during the week of March 22 to include all elementary students in grades PK-5.   

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