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Thomas Students Build a ‘School’ of Rocks

| November 20, 2018
Thomas Students Build a ‘School’ of Rocks

Students at Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff created a new rock garden on the school grounds recently. The garden of brightly painted rocks represents a school of beautiful fish who are even more beautiful together. The garden was inspired by the book “Only One You” by Linda Kranz.

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The “IB” Program Comes to Northern Arizona. See more education stories here

| November 15, 2017
The “IB” Program Comes to Northern Arizona. See more education stories here

Coconino High School and Sinagua Middle School are planning to introduce The International Baccalaureate program. These two schools will be the first in Northern Arizona to introduce the program. The International Baccalaureate program is a rigorous study that incorporates an international education.

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Teacher of the Week — (Flagstaff High School’s) Shelly Stearns

| November 7, 2017
Teacher of the Week — (Flagstaff High School’s) Shelly Stearns

This week’s teacher of the week is Shelly Stearns. Stearns is a history teacher at Flagstaff High School, who encourages her students to be active learners. Her classroom utilizes class discussions, and games.

After 20 years of teaching at Flagstaff High School and 22 years as an educator, Stearns says she still sees room for improvement.

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National Teacher Appreciation Week in Full Swing

| May 4, 2016
National Teacher Appreciation Week in Full Swing

National Teacher Appreciation Week is a chance to thank teachers for their time and effort in helping their students become successful. NAZ Today Reporter Drew Miller went to Flagstaff High to learn more.

Tony Cullen, Flagstaff High School Principal mentions how if anyone were asked to think of five people who’ve made a positive impact on his/her life, one of them is most likely a teacher.

It takes a certain type of person to do all that teachers are expected to do. Cullen mentions how teachers don’t do their job because of the pay, but rather for the love of the kids. National Teacher Appreciation Week is a great opportunity to tell teachers how meaningful they are to the community.

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