Tag: Grand Canyon High School

Local Education Spotlight: FUSD High Schools to hold graduation procession on May 29. View videos of other high school ceremonies in Coconino County. See more local education news

| May 26, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: FUSD High Schools to hold graduation procession on May 29. View videos of other high school ceremonies in Coconino County. See more local education news

Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) high schools, Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School, will hold graduation processions on Fourth Street in Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday, May 29, 2020.  The event will include an opportunity for graduates to be recognized while still ensuring necessary social distancing measures. 

(Graduation ceremonies were also held at Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Tuba City, Page and Williams high schools. View videos below)

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Local Education Spotlight: FUSD High Schools Announce Graduation. Procession on May 29. Grand Canyon, Williams also announce plans. See more local education news

| May 19, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: FUSD High Schools Announce Graduation. Procession on May 29. Grand Canyon, Williams also announce plans. See more local education news

Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) high schools, Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School, will hold graduation processions on Fourth Street in Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday, May 29, 2020.  The event will include an opportunity for graduates to be recognized while still ensuring necessary social distancing measures. 

 “We are very proud of the accomplishments and efforts of FUSD’s senior students over many years.” said Superintendent Michael Penca. “They are graduating under extraordinary circumstances in which they have demonstrated persistence, patience, and compassion for others.  While we all wish we could hold our traditional ceremony, we know this event will be a special celebration for our seniors, their families, and our entire community.”

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Grand Canyon School provides insight on December traditions. See more education news here

| December 20, 2018
Grand Canyon School provides insight on December traditions. See more education news here

Many religions have December traditions, but there’s one that many people consider their top priority: Christmas. Christmas is a time of joy that you can spread to loved ones by giving gifts to friends and family, spending time with everyone and eating your heart out.

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Head Start program now enrolling for fall semester. See more education news here

| May 30, 2018
Head Start program now enrolling for fall semester. See more education news here

In a 2016 study, the Brookings Institution — a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.C. — found Head Start improves educational outcomes, increasing the probability that participants will graduate from high school, attend college and receive a post-secondary degree, license or certification. …

The Head Start program at Grand Canyon is now enrolling for the fall semester for income-eligible families. The program is free for those who qualify and provides classroom instruction and home-based services for children aged 3-5. Instruction and services is also available for children with special needs.

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Grand Canyon High students attend Girls State at University of Arizona. See more education stories here

| June 21, 2017
Grand Canyon High students attend Girls State at University of Arizona. See more education stories here

Nearly 300 high school girls from across Arizona converged on the University of Arizona campus for the 70th session of The American Legion Auxiliary program Arizona Girls State June 4-10.
Grand Canyon participants included Monica Dimas-Gonzalez, Savannah Perkins, Jessica Richardson and Melisha Jeter-Nanacasia.

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Grand Canyon students get a taste of job hunting at annual job and volunteer fair

| May 3, 2017
Grand Canyon students get a taste of job hunting at annual job and volunteer fair

A record number of businesses turned out for Grand Canyon High School’s annual job fair April 6.

This event is organized each year by the National Park Service in correspondence with the school administration with a goal of educating students about the variety of jobs available in their community.

Cheri Benefield, a school administrator helping to organize this year’s event, said around 25 businesses from the Grand Canyon and Tusayan area attended this year.

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