Tag: Grand Canyon Unified School District

Education Spotlight — Anderson hired as permanent superintendent at PUSD. See more local, state and national education news here

| June 28, 2022
Education Spotlight — Anderson hired as permanent superintendent at PUSD. See more local, state and national education news here

At its May regular meeting, Page Unified School District’s Governing Board voted unanimously to make Dr. Bryce Anderson PUSD’s permanent superintendent. The position will become official on July 1, when the district begins the 2022-23 school year.    

Anderson brings three decades of teaching and school administration experience to the position. Anderson most recently served as superintendent for Kayenta Unified School District, a position he held for four years.

He has a Doctor of Education in educational administration and supervision from Arizona State University, a Master of Arts in educational leadership from the University of North Dakota, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Minnesota State University. 

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Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

| June 21, 2022
Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

The Town of Tusayan is partnering with NAU and GCUSD to provide fun through recreational activities that promote literacy ad creative exploration. NAU students will visit with activities geared toward reading and provide attendees with books to share what they have learned Lunch will be served courtesy of St. Mary’s Food Bank. Please come join the summer fun and we look forward to seeing you there!

When: July 5-28, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1- a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Tusayan/Grand Canyon Sports Complex*

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Education Spotlight — Holiday Surprise at Killip Elementary School in Flagstaff. See more local, state and national education news here

| December 21, 2021
Education Spotlight — Holiday Surprise at Killip Elementary School in Flagstaff. See more local, state and national education news here

Some special visitors delivered gifts to every student at Killip Elementary School today! Each student received a stuffed animal, a science kit, and a book. A huge thank you to Flagstaff Community Toys For Tots for generously sponsoring this holiday surprise.

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Education Spotlight — Page to present Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Aug. 7. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 3, 2021
Education Spotlight — Page to present Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Aug. 7. See more local, state and national education news here

By the City of Page and the Coconino County Health & Human Resources The City of Page and the Coconino County Health & Human Resources will present a Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at Page High School, 434 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page., West […]

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Grand Canyon School District improves AzMerit grades

| October 24, 2018
Grand Canyon School District improves AzMerit grades

With the ink dried on the latest set of Arizona Department of Education letter grades, Grand Canyon Unified School District is celebrating a jump in grades. Grand Canyon High School climbed from a C to an A, while, Grand Canyon Elementary maintained its B grade.

Among local northern Arizona schools, they’re sitting at the top of the class.

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Grand Canyon Unified School District puts finishing touches on three-year strategic plan

| October 3, 2018
Grand Canyon Unified School District puts finishing touches on three-year strategic plan

After a months-long process of gathering information, processing it and turning it into usable action items, the Grand Canyon Unified School District is moving forward with its three-year strategic plan to improve the students’ education and experience.

As part of the plan, the district crafted a new mission and vision statement to reflect its goals moving forward. Thomas O’Connor, a consultant hired by the district to lead it through the process, said careful thought was put into word choice to best reflect parents’, educators’ and the administrations goals for Grand Canyon students.

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Community donations boost Grand Canyon School. See more education stories here

| March 14, 2018
Community donations boost Grand Canyon School. See more education stories here

As school budgets struggle to meet with the demands of educating more students with less funding, community organizations often step up to help fill in the gaps for items like updated computers, desks and other basic necessities that sometimes get overlooked.

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Grand Canyon School receives a C, focuses on student growth. See more education stories here

| October 25, 2017
Grand Canyon School receives a C, focuses on student growth. See more education stories here

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Education released its school report cards Oct. 9, assigning letter grades on AzMERIT test scores.

Grand Canyon Unified School District received a C. Under the old state standardized test, the school district had received an A, begging the question “What happened in four years to drop our score?”

The answer, it turns out, is complicated.

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Camping out, pitching in: fifth graders “Leave No Trace” at Mather Campground. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

| May 17, 2017
Camping out, pitching in: fifth graders “Leave No Trace” at Mather Campground. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

Grand Canyon fifth graders enjoyed a camp out at Mather Campgrounds while doing their part to help keep Grand Canyon National Park trash-free. The campers completed an astronomy unit by studying the night sky over the Canyon. The students also made posters and performed a song for other guests, reminding them to ‘Leave No Trace.’

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Allen, Hartigan and Shearer re-elected to Grand Canyon School Board

| January 18, 2017
Allen, Hartigan and Shearer re-elected to Grand Canyon School Board

Jennifer Allen, Kevin Hartigan and Pete Shearer were all officially sworn in as members of the Grand Canyon Unified School District governing board following successful re-election last November. Tusayan mayor Craig Sanderson presided over the ceremony.

Board members SuZan Pearce and Brian Donehoo retained their seats and were not up for re-election.

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