Tag: Hopi Jr./Sr. High School

Education Spotlight — Puente de Hózhó’s Jillian Hernandez named Top Five Finalist for 2021 AEF Teacher of the Year. See more local education news here

| September 8, 2020
Education Spotlight —  Puente de Hózhó’s Jillian Hernandez named Top Five Finalist for 2021 AEF Teacher of the Year. See more local education news here

Puente de Hózhó fifth grade teacher, Jillian Hernandez, has been named as a top five finalist for the 2021 Arizona Education Foundation (AEF) Teacher of the Year. The annual Teacher of the Year program is the premier event of AEF, a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to championing the exceptional work of public schools. The winner of the recognition will be Arizona’s candidate for the National Teacher of the Year while the other four finalist candidates will serve as Ambassadors for Excellence.

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Winslow Elks Club presents academic awards to students. See more education stories here

| June 7, 2017
Winslow Elks Club presents academic awards to students. See more education stories here

Academic awards were presented to Winslow High School students in early May at a banquet held by the Winslow Elks Club.

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Sackos steps down as Hopi Jr. / Sr. High School superintendent

| December 16, 2015
Sackos steps down as Hopi Jr. / Sr. High School superintendent

Dr. Gregory Sackos resigned as superintendent of Hopi Jr./Sr. High School during the same school board meeting that a petition was given to the board calling for him to be removed.

Sackos resigned at the Dec. 8 school board meeting. The school board accepted his resignation, effective Dec. 11, after an executive session.

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New Hopi High pep band keeps excitement high at football games. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| September 23, 2015
New Hopi High pep band keeps excitement high at football games. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

Joel Dodd is bringing musical excitement to Hopi Jr./Sr. High School by starting a pep band that is playing at football games.

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Hopi school officials and guest speaker Nikishna Polequaptewa look to empower Native youth. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| September 2, 2015
Hopi school officials and guest speaker Nikishna Polequaptewa look to empower Native youth. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

By Stan Bindell • Navajo-Hopi Observer POLACCA, Ariz. – Nikishna Polequaptewa, keynote speaker for the Youth Convening session at Hopi Jr./Sr. High School, told students about growing up mostly without parents and living in poverty before finding success through education. Dozens of students participated in the day long session Aug. 26 dealing with mentoring, service learning and […]

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