Tag: Lake Powell Life

Educational benefits from the Grand Canyon. See more local education news here

| February 26, 2019
Educational benefits from the Grand Canyon. See more local education news here

For thousands of years, the Colorado River has carved its way through the Grand Canyon. While remarkable landscapes and breathtaking beauty are present, aesthetics are not as valuable as the knowledge available in the canyon.

Maya Caldwell, the director of student services at Williams Elementary Middle School (WEMS), wrote in an email that there a several opportunities for students to learn about the Grand Canyon. Among them are enriching field trips and park rangers coming to WEMS to host hands-on lessons about park education.

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KORE chairs expand flexible seating options at Sechrist. See more local education news here

| February 19, 2019
KORE chairs expand flexible seating options at Sechrist. See more local education news here

Sechrist Elementary now offers flexible seating in all its classrooms. But that doesn’t mean students are learning to touch their toes. It means young learners can now choose how – and where – they learn best.

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LAUNCH seeking support for preschool pilot program. See more local education news here

| February 5, 2019
LAUNCH seeking support for preschool pilot program. See more local education news here

LAUNCH Flagstaff approached both the Flagstaff City Council and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Feb. 5) with one central message: the community needs more quality preschool options.

To advance world class education, which is LAUNCH’s stated mission, the organization is seeking supporters for a pilot program to improve preschool education within Flagstaff Unified School District boundaries by providing full-day, year-round preschool to 4-year-olds from low-income families.

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FUSD kindergarten registration event to take place Feb. 6. See more local education news here

| January 29, 2019
FUSD kindergarten registration event to take place Feb. 6. See more local education news here

To assist families with the registration process for the 2019-2020 school year, Flagstaff Unified School District elementary schools will be hosting Kindergarten Registration on February 6th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at all district elementary schools.

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2018 in Review: FUSD sees overdue wage and funding increases. See more local education news here

| January 8, 2019
2018 in Review: FUSD sees overdue wage and funding increases. See more local education news here

Flagstaff Unified School District had a year full of financial fluctuations to account for previously unmet needs, especially as the Red for Ed movement for improved teacher pay and school funding was in full swing throughout March and April. It also implemented various internal improvements for students.

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(Page) Skate Park Construction

| December 27, 2018
(Page) Skate Park Construction

Page Skate Park is moving right along with some minor setbacks for weather. Page Public Works expects the three week process of pouring concrete to start on January 5, 2019. Kyle Christiansen, Public Works Director, told Lake Powell Life News the tentative date for completion is February 7, 2019.

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Nominate a Young Person for JAA’s “18 under 18.” See more Page regional education news here

| December 20, 2018
Nominate a Young Person for JAA’s “18 under 18.” See more Page regional education news here

Do you know a young person in Arizona who you consider to be extraordinary? Junior Achievement of Arizona is seeking nominations for their 2018 “18 under 18” most extraordinary young people in the state. They are seeking to spotlight youth that demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and leadership who make Arizona a better place.

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Blood Drive Page High School

| December 5, 2018
Blood Drive Page High School

If you are looking to save a life, why not save three? Just a pint of blood saves three lives! Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 9:30 am-2:30 pm in the CAB lobby you can give the gift of life by making a donation at the Page High School blood drive.

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Committee Backs Amending Child Trafficking Guidelines

| November 30, 2018
Committee Backs Amending Child Trafficking Guidelines

The Navajo Nation Council’s Health, Education and Human Services (HEHS) Committee approved legislation to amend the Navajo Nation Department of Family Services’ 2018 Title IV-E Guidelines and Handbook.The guidelines and handbook serve as a training resource for childcare workers, social workers, judges, prosecutors and other court personnel.

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Habitat Restoration Program for Youth in Glen Canyon NRA. See other Page area education news here

| November 15, 2018
Habitat Restoration Program for Youth in Glen Canyon NRA. See other Page area education news here

Flagstaff-based nonprofit Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) will engage Native American youth in restoring riparian habitats within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area thanks to a major grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Wells Fargo.

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