Tag: Northland Preparatory Academy

Education Spotlight — Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District’s behavioral health program get support from Health Choice Arizona (HCA). See more local, state and national education news here

| November 16, 2021
Education Spotlight — Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District’s behavioral health program get support from Health Choice Arizona (HCA). See more local, state and national education news here

Health Choice Arizona (HCA) has funded behavioral health programs at the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District (COCSD).  COCSD is an AdvancED accredited K-8 district and prides itself on being on a continuous improvement journey focused on social and emotional supports.  The district has nationally ranked Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) scores with more than 6% of students experiencing homelessness, more than 11% of students not living with either parent, and 10% of students with special education Individual Education Plans (IEPs).  COCSD has been studying and researching the effects of stress and anxiety in students and is moving in the direction of being a trauma informed school with the implementation of: Focus Zones, Capturing Kids Hearts, Neurosequential Modeling, RISE, Cottonwood Educational Services …

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Education Spotlight — NAU: What’s fair about health equity? Everything. See more local, state and national education news here

| November 9, 2021
Education Spotlight —  NAU: What’s fair about health equity? Everything. See more local, state and national education news here

The best way to reach someone depends on who you’re trying to reach. When it comes to health equity and having the resources necessary to live the healthiest life possible, Carmenlita Chief and Alexandra Samarron Longorio want to make sure they reach as many people as possible. That’s why their Fairness First campaign uses blogs, in-person and virtual events, podcasts and more to to reach everyone, especially those who are underrepresented and underserved, and give them a fair opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Learn about the resources available through this unique health equity effort.

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Education Spotlight — FUSD celebrates Legendary Teacher Day 2021. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 5, 2021
Education Spotlight —  FUSD celebrates Legendary Teacher Day 2021. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District recently celebrated Legendary Teacher Day,  intended as a day of tribute to teachers who impacted learning in a positive and significant manner. The three tenets that describe a legendary teacher are: building relationships, engaging deeply with students, and creating high expectations.

This year’s FUSD Legendary Teacher recipients are Luis Melo (Sinagua Middle School), Laurie Jeffers (Thomas Elementary), Julie Elliott (DeMiguel Elementary, retired), Kimberly Wertz (DeMiguel Elementary), and Terry Wilson (Coconino High School).
Congratulations 2021 FUSD Legendary Teachers!

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Local Education Spotlight — The CocoNuts Robotics Team. See more local education news here

| January 19, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — The CocoNuts Robotics Team. See more local education news here

If you aren’t already familiar with the innovative, young group that is the CocoNuts Robotics team we are glad to change that. If you are already familiar, stay tuned to learn what they have planned for the future. The first Northern Arizona robotics team of its kind, the CocoNuts were founded right here in Flagstaff at Coconino High School in 2007. Not only have they built exemplarary robots and received many prestigious awards, but are also heavily involved in the community. ​

Let’s take a moment to celebrate these amazing young people that make up the CocoNuts and acknowledge their impact on our STEM community. 

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Local Education Spotlight — PUSD hires medical COVID-19 specialist. See more local education news here

| November 24, 2020
Local Education Spotlight —  PUSD hires medical COVID-19 specialist. See more local education news here

PAGE – As part of its effort to safely return to in-person learning, the Page Unified School District has hired Peter Jones as its Medical Covid-19 Specialist.

Jones will head the district’s COVID Response Team and coordinate the efforts of each schools’ COVID Response Team. In addition, he will work with state, county and local health organizations to bring new information and guidelines to the district and he’ll report back to the health agencies any COVID-related occurrences in the district.

Jones says one of his main objectives is to maintain trust and transparency with Page families and community. “If anyone on campus – student, teacher or staff—tests positive for COVID-19, we will immediately communicate this with all our stakeholders,” Jones said.

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Local Education Spotlight — Page Public Library now open. See more local education news here

| November 3, 2020
Local Education Spotlight —  Page Public Library now open. See more local education news here

We can’t wait to see our patrons inside our buildings again. It’s been a long journey and a lot of planning to get to this moment.

“COVID-19 will forever change the Library experience. However, our top-notch customer service and Library rich programming to educate and enrich our community will remain the same.

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Local Education Spotlight: Madi Olson awarded child abuse prevention scholarship. See more local education news here

| June 30, 2020
Local Education Spotlight:  Madi Olson awarded child abuse prevention scholarship. See more local education news here

Madison Olson, a senior at Williams High School, received a $500 scholarship from the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCC&Y).

The council created the annual Child Abuse Prevention Essay contest so that Williams High School Seniors could describe what the community can do to help prevent and respond to child abuse and childhood trauma.

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STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

| June 4, 2019
STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

By Kaitlin Olson • Arizona Daily Sun Whether looking up to the stars or down to microorganisms, creating new technologies or improving existing ones, Flagstaff is home to science, technology, engineering and mathematics enthusiasts young and old who were recognized this week at STEM City’s seventh annual STEM Awards (“STEMMYs”). About 50 community members gathered at […]

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NPA transforms for Harry Potter celebration. See more local education news here

| April 16, 2019
NPA transforms for Harry Potter celebration. See more local education news here

The students of Northland Preparatory Academy, number 3300 Sparrow Avenue, are proud to say that they are perfectly abnormal after hosting an event unlike any other in the school’s 23-year history.

To introduce the school’s outgoing eighth-graders to high school, the campus was transfigured into a scene seemingly pulled out of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, complete with a Quidditch match and Yule Ball, among other Harry Potter icons.

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Flagstaff Arts and Leadership seniors take the arts to a new level. See more education news here

| May 30, 2018
Flagstaff Arts and Leadership seniors take the arts to a new level. See more education news here

Two Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy seniors are following their hearts for the arts after high school.

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