Tag: Hopi High

Cultural and personal meaning behind students’ award winning artwork. See more education news here

| December 5, 2018
Cultural and personal meaning behind students’ award winning artwork. See more education news here

Hopi High art students won 15 awards at the Arizona State Fair, but Hopi High art teacher Mary Duwynie felt it was just as important that thousands attending the state fair viewed the students work.

Duwyenie said it was an important opportunity for the students to showcase their work and compare their art work to students from other schools.

“Hopi Tewa art is different so our students stood out. Some have personal meaning and some have cultural meaning,” she said.

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Letter: NACA thanks foundation for new van. See more education news here

| September 26, 2018
Letter: NACA thanks foundation for new van. See more education news here

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) and its Pathways program is extremely grateful to The Coleman Charitable Foundation for its generous donation to help NACA purchase a new passenger van.

The NACA Pathways program is a recognized and established program for Native American youth. Through the program, NACA provides the mentoring and support children and youth need while they are maturing. The ability to purchase a new, safe and modern vehicle for transportation will allow the Pathways program to expand its services and special event outings.

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Hopi High Journalism students attend Phoenix Suns Journalism night

| December 13, 2017
Hopi High Journalism students attend Phoenix Suns Journalism night

Six Hopi High media students learned media tips while attending Phoenix Suns Journalism Night Dec. 7 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

The six media students were Gabriel Fredericks, Ellyse Fredericks, Amber Labahe, Aidan Puhuhyesva, Cheree Jean and Hailey Kardell. 

The media students also had a chance to shoot baskets on the Phoenix Suns court for about an hour. Jean and Puhuyesva sank free throws from the foul line. 

Between the afternoon workshop and the evening game, the Hopi High media students toured the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism.

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Hopi High media students find value in visit with NAU broadcast class. More education stories here

| November 22, 2017
Hopi High media students find value in visit with NAU broadcast class. More education stories here

Eleven Hopi High media students recently visited Northern Arizona University’s communications center as they visited a Virtual Reality room, watched the NAZ TV newscast and learned about NAU’s media programs.

In virtual reality, students put on glasses or headgear that makes them feel like they are in the reality they are watching. The other students in the room get to watch how the students respond.

Victor Brown, a video student at Hopi High, said the Virtual Reality was crazy.

“It blew my mind,” he said.

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Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| January 18, 2017
Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Tuba City High School students exceeded expectations, scoring 50 percent higher than the state passing rate for the latest Arizona State mathematics testing under the nurturing guidance of two math teachers from the high school.

True to its mission of providing a high quality education, the high school has a consistent, yearly record of academic and sports success stories. Now the high school can add the math department to that success story.

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Hopi Police Chief talks law enforcement with Hopi High students. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| February 10, 2016
Hopi Police Chief talks law enforcement with Hopi High students. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Hopi Police Chief Jamie Kootswatewa spoke to Hopi High media students about life as a police officer, slow response times to some calls and active shooter drills.

Hopi High radio student Storm Tso interviewed Kootswatewa on KUYI’s Hopi High Teen Show.

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