Tag: Page Unified School District

Education Spotlight — FUSD Newsletter – October 2022. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — FUSD Newsletter – October 2022. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 31, 2022

Flagstaff High School students had a great opportunity to sharpen their financial literacy skills during a Financial Fitness in Action (FFA)event conducted by the Arizona Council of Economic Education (ACEE)on October 11,2022.

Danielle Bonfig, a 12th-grade teacher at Flagstaff High School who teaches social studies, specifically economics, government, and AP microeconomics, explained that the event is simply a real-life simulation of trying to see if you can budget a salary. Students learned about the cost of a monthly budget to fulfill the wants and needs of a family. They also learned about housing, medical insurance, auto insurance, the cost of groceries, and so much more.

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Education Spotlight — Families can still enjoy Flagstaff Festival of Science Bedtime Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Families can still enjoy Flagstaff Festival of Science Bedtime Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 4, 2022

During the recent 2022 Flagstaff Festival of Science, Northern Arizona authors read their children’s books right at bedtime, during this year’s program, “Bedtime Stories.”

Those stories are still available online. So gather the family up and settle in to hear a story about a science themed adventure!

Science Bedtime Stories from the Flagstaff Festival of Science presented by Brightside Bookshop! They include:

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Education Spotlight — Nomination Deadline is Sept. 15 for Coconino County Teacher of the Year Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Nomination Deadline is Sept. 15 for Coconino County Teacher of the Year Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 13, 2022

The Superintendent of Schools is requesting nominations for the 10th Annual Teacher of the Year, Fifth Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year, and Second Annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The deadline to nominate a worthy teacher is Sept. 15, 2022.

The awards are a distinguished countywide event created to celebrate, honor, and recognize full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. Nominating a teacher recognizes them for their hard-work and efforts throughout the academic year.

Nominations are required for consideration for all three award categories. If nominated, teachers submit a detailed essay application with letters of support. A panel of five judges will score the applications using a rubric and discussion to determine the top six candidates in each category. The top six candidates will then be interviewed. Judges will score the interviews with another rubric to determine the three finalists in each category.

To nominate a candidate for any of the three awards, please submit a completed Coconino County Nomination Form. Forms are available at the County Superintendent of Schools’ website by visiting https://coconino.az.gov/1863/Celebrate

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Education Spotlight — Variety of educational amenities unveiled during renaming of ‘Elizabeth ‘Liz’ C. Archuleta County Park.’ See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Variety of educational amenities unveiled during renaming of ‘Elizabeth ‘Liz’ C. Archuleta County Park.’ See more local, state and national education news here

| August 23, 2022

Local residents had the opportunity to explore the new amenities by the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, take part in a book signing of “Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match,” by local author Monica Brown and view a new mural depicting the region’s history during a ceremony to rename the former Sawmill Multicultural Art and Nature County Park to the “Elizabeth ‘Liz’ C. Archuleta County Park” in honor former District Supervisor Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Archuleta.

Sheltered from the often heavy monsoon rains under a large canopy, a crowd of more than 150 well-wishers gathered on Aug. 13 to hear speeches from members of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, local officials, friends, and most movingly family members of Archuleta.

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Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 9, 2022

By the Page Unified School District The Page Unified School District recently held its 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards ceremony. Click here to see photos of the honorees.       Please see other local education news: Arizona Daily Sun — FHS junior headed to Germany as part of international exhange program Arizona Daily Sun — Flood […]

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Education Spotlight — Countywide summer meal programs for youth. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Countywide summer meal programs for youth. See more local, state and national education news here

| June 14, 2022

Williams Unified School District #2 will provide free meals to children during the summer. From June 7, 2022 – June 30, 2022, meals will be served at Williams Elementary/Middle School Cafeteria Monday – Thursday from 7:30 am – 8:00 am for Breakfast and 11 am – 12 pm for Lunch. There are no income requirements or registration.

Please see other Summer Meal Programs here:

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Education Spotlight — Coconino School Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget Announces Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Coconino School Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget Announces Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

| April 19, 2022

The Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) is proud to announce a request for nominations for the 10th Annual Teacher of the Year, 5th Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year, and 2nd Annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards are a distinguished countywide event created to celebrate, honor, and recognize full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. Even the simple act of nominating a teacher can mean the world to them. Nominating a teacher recognizes them for their hard-work and efforts throughout the academic year. 

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 1, 2022

The public is invited to attend local School District Governing Board informational sessions.

The informational sessions, hosted by Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget, will allow time for interested candidates to ask questions and complete required documents. Sessions are free and no appointment is required. 

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Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking’s video provides tips to combat human trafficking. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking’s video provides tips to combat human trafficking. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 8, 2022

The Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking recently produced a video to provide information on combat human trafficking.

The video featured local youth, Lt. Charles Hernandez from the Flagstaff Police Department and Kate Wyatt, director of Human Trafficking Services at Northland Family Help Center, providing information on red flags to watch out for, contact information for the Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking (928-233-4319 — kmwyatt@northlandfamily.org) and the National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888 — Text: 233-733).

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Education Spotlight — Higher Education Year in Review: New NAU president, CCC celebrates 30th anniversary. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Higher Education Year in Review: New NAU president, CCC celebrates 30th anniversary. See more local, state and national education news here

| December 28, 2021

This year marked a few milestones for higher education in Coconino County, with Northern Arizona University (NAU) welcoming a new president and Coconino Community College (CCC) celebrating its 30th anniversary. Though both institutions continued to be affected by the pandemic, they continued introducing new programs and initiatives throughout the year.

Here are the top higher education stories for 2021. 

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