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Education Spotlight: New (Page Unified School District) teachers receive Navajo cultural orientation. See more local education news here

| August 19, 2019
Education Spotlight: New (Page Unified School District) teachers receive Navajo cultural orientation. See more local education news here

Twenty-four newly hired teachers, and two newly-hired counselors, two weeks ago spent a day learning about Navajo culture and traditions as part of their new teacher orientation. About 78 percent of Page Unified School District’s student population is Navajo, and they come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, home situations and lifestyles.

“It’s something we do to teach our new teachers where their Navajo students are coming from,” said PUSD Human Resources Director Terry Maurer.

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Mount Elden Middle School renovation begins. See local education news here

| July 23, 2019
Mount Elden Middle School renovation begins. See local education news here

With the crash, crunch and squeal of a yellow excavator, prowling and chomping down like a starved creature, the first phase of the Mount Elden Middle School renovation began.

It took just over an hour Wednesday morning for the excavator to demolish the 40-year old modular building holding the school’s 600-wing: puncturing the roof like a balloon, crumpling walls as easily as paper and pulling out wires until they snapped.

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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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Camp Colton tests new curriculum, more additions in the works. See more local education news here

| May 21, 2019
Camp Colton tests new curriculum, more additions in the works. See more local education news here

After more than 40 years as a beloved outdoor learning center for northern Arizona’s sixth graders, Camp Colton is modernizing, starting with its curriculum.

This month, educational staff members at the 44-acre camp tucked into the western slope of the San Francisco Peaks have been piloting new forest health lessons for use in the coming school year. Educational programs are one component of a 50-year master plan that the team has been developing for the last year. The plan features forestry plots in areas of differently spaced trees, cabins to replace platform tents, preservation of the stream that runs through the property, expansion of the historic lodge and more.

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Youth of the Year winners shine light on taboo. See more local education news here

| March 5, 2019
Youth of the Year winners shine light on taboo. See more local education news here

Aurora Smith of Flagstaff High School was named the 2019 Youth of the Year at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Wednesday.The senior was awarded a $5,000 scholarship in the form of a giant check presented by Mayor Coral Evans. First and second runners-up Nicole Tsedah and Xyrus Castillo also received checks for $1,000 scholarships, while all four nominees, including Flagstaff High School sophomore Erin Gene, received a laptop and tech accessories.

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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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(Page) High school drama club performs fall play Nov. 7-9

| November 1, 2018
(Page) High school drama club performs fall play Nov. 7-9

The Page High School Drama Club will be performing a modern interpretation of the “Summoning of Everyman” on November 7, 8, and 9 at the Cultural Arts Building. The cast of 12 will attempt to transport the 600 year old play into our millennium with Nathan Haynie as the lead role.

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Page High student invited to prestigous honor band. See other Page area education news here

| October 24, 2018
Page High student invited to prestigous honor band. See other Page area education news here

For the first time in Page history, Antonia Muskat, a student from Page High School, will have the unique opportunity to attend the Western International Band Clinic’s International Honor Band held in Seattle in November. Muskat will be the only music ambassador from Arizona chosen to go to the honor band.

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Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

| June 13, 2018
Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

Davonte Jett-Reynolds, a 2017 graduate of Page High School has been chosen as a 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association- Division I Track and Field All American.
Jett-Reynolds ran the 5000-meter with the Central Arizona College track and field team where he placed fifth with a time of 15:15.77 in the national collegiate competition held in El Dorado, Kansas two weeks ago. There was a total 34 colleges competing.

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(Page High School) Among Best AZ High Schools for Athletes. See more education stories here

| May 22, 2018
(Page High School) Among Best AZ High Schools for Athletes. See more education stories here

Congratulations going out to Page Sand Devils for making the top 39 Best High Schools in Arizona for Athletes. …

A total of 39 Arizona high schools earned at least an A-minus rating in the sports category and our Sand Devils made that list for a total of 14 sports offered in the district.

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