Tag: Grand Canyon School District

Education Spotlight — FUSD to present free Anti-Bullying for Parents webinar on March 31. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 29, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD to present free Anti-Bullying for Parents webinar on March 31. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District will present the free parent webinar — Anti-Bullying for Parents, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31.

This presentation addresses the different types of bullying, how it’s affecting our youth, and preventative measures parents can take. Presenters will explain why teaching kindness and being empathetic is important and the relationship it has with bullying. Parents and guardians will also receive tips on how to help their child become resilient to criticism.

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 1, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

The public is invited to attend local School District Governing Board informational sessions.

The informational sessions, hosted by Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget, will allow time for interested candidates to ask questions and complete required documents. Sessions are free and no appointment is required. 

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Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 15, 2022
Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

Public schools across the state of Arizona are facing the largest budget cut ever if state legislators and the Governor do not take prompt action, by March 1, 2022, to override a cap on K-12 school spending. Without an override, Arizona school districts, including the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD), would be forced to make budget cuts that could impact the ability to maintain programs and staff for the last quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

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Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking’s video provides tips to combat human trafficking. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 8, 2022
Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking’s video provides tips to combat human trafficking. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking recently produced a video to provide information on combat human trafficking.

The video featured local youth, Lt. Charles Hernandez from the Flagstaff Police Department and Kate Wyatt, director of Human Trafficking Services at Northland Family Help Center, providing information on red flags to watch out for, contact information for the Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking (928-233-4319 — kmwyatt@northlandfamily.org) and the National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888 — Text: 233-733).

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Education Spotlight — Kindergarten Registration Opens February 9, 2022. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 1, 2022
Education Spotlight —  Kindergarten Registration Opens February 9, 2022. See more local, state and national education news here

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens for families on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. 

Kindergarten is an exciting time for children and their families.  There are lots of questions about what this new stage will look like for your child and we are grateful that you have chosen Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to prepare your child to be successful in the years ahead.  At FUSD, we believe in supporting the whole child – academically and socially, through a collaborative partnership with families and the school.

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County School Superintendent to Host 2022 Spelling Bee. See more local, state and national education news here

| January 25, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino County School Superintendent to Host 2022 Spelling Bee. See more local, state and national education news here

The 2022 Coconino County Spelling Bee, hosted by the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools and Education Service Agency, will take place on Saturday, February 5, at 10:00 a.m. in the Mini Auditorium at Coconino High School, 2801 N. Izabel St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004.

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Education Spotlight — Page High student is Flinn Scholarship finalist. See more local, state and national education news here

| January 11, 2022
Education Spotlight — Page High student is Flinn Scholarship finalist. See more local, state and national education news here

Page High School senior Kaya Dickson learned in December that she was one of 39 finalists for the Flinn Scholarship.

Dickson was one of nearly 1,100 Arizona students who applied for the prestigious scholarship last autumn. The Flinn Foundation will award 20 scholarships this year. The Flinn Scholarship, which includes funding for tuition, housing, meals and study abroad, is valued at more than $120,000.

In March, Dickson – along with the other 38 candidates – will meet with a five-person interview committee. The extensive interview process will take place over two days. The Flinn Foundation will announce the 20 scholarship recipients in April. 

“All of the 39 Flinn finalists are very deserving of the Flinn Scholarship. We are impressed with this diverse group of extremely bright and talented students who are working to better their schools, local communities, and the state of Arizona,” said Anne Lassen, Flinn Foundation vice president of scholarship and education initiatives. “A difficult choice lies ahead for our selection committee.”

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Update Podcast Episode 5: KinderCamp Edition. See more local education news here

| August 24, 2021
Education Spotlight — FUSD Update Podcast Episode 5: KinderCamp Edition. See more local education news here

Join KinderCamp Coordinator Sara Own, President and CEO of United Way of Northern Arizona Carol Dykes, and FUSD’s Director of Educational Enrichment Frank Garcia as we explore the KinderCamp summer program, the importance of registering early for Kindergarten, and health and safety procedures that will be in place for the program.

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Local Education Spotlight: FALA’s Eugene Brosseau named NAZ Today Teacher of the Week. See more local education news here

| March 17, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: FALA’s  Eugene Brosseau named NAZ Today Teacher of the Week. See more local education news here

As another week rolls by, another teacher is highlighted for their work in the classroom. Eugene Brosseau, an art teacher at the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA), is our Teacher of the week, and NAZ Today’s Justin Dubail was there to speak with him. Brosseau got his love for the arts in high school, where he was inspired by his art teacher, and encouraged to go into the field of being an educator.

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Canyon school board bridging gap between communities. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here.

| September 21, 2016
Canyon school board bridging gap between communities. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here.

For the first time since the town of Tusayan incorporated in 2010, the Grand Canyon School District (GCSD) moved its meeting to Tusayan Town Hall Sept. 14.

In addition to regular school board business on the agenda, school administrators gathered an hour prior to the board meeting to address the Tusayan community’s questions and concerns.

Principal Tom Rowland, Assistant Principal Lori Rommel, and Superintendent Shonny Bria took questions from participants — touching on everything from staff turnover to accreditation to student safety and support.

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