Tag: parents

FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

| April 22, 2015
FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

After a recent series of threatening telephone calls to a number of schools within the Flagstaff Unified School District, the district and the Flagstaff Police Department presented a community meeting on school safety on April 21 at Flagstaff High School, an event attended by more than 600 parents, educators and community members. During the program, the district presented the handout “Talking Points for Students” to help parents, teachers and students open the conversation about the recent lockdowns. Links to media coverage of the meeting, including audio from the event, are now available.

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A&E Documentary About Families in Crisis

| January 22, 2015
A&E Documentary About Families in Crisis

CLICK HERE for information on a new documentary series about families in crisis on A&E Network. The producer, Anne Touchette, is looking for families in crisis who are searching for long-term treatment solutions for their teenaged son or daughter.   Contact Anne Touchette at 310-882-0817

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Pilot Parents Currently Accepting Applications for AZ Partners in Leadership

| November 16, 2014
Pilot Parents Currently Accepting Applications for AZ Partners in Leadership

Pilot Parents is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for AZ Partners in Leadership. AZ Partners in Leadership is an enhancement of the Partners in Policymaking program. As you may know, the Partners program is an innovative leadership training program that teaches people to be community leaders, and to affect systems and […]

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Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

| November 16, 2014
Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

Like all skills, gratitude is best learned young As Thanksgiving approaches, it is the perfect time to teach young children a very important life lesson: gratitude. Barbara Lewis, author of What Do You Stand For? For Kids, teaches us children as young as 2 are aware that other people do things for them or give […]

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New Test for Arizona Students

| November 8, 2014
New Test for Arizona Students

The Arizona State Board of Education adopted Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT) as the new statewide test. The assessment will be given to Arizona students in 3rd grade through high school this spring and will replace the AIMS test in reading, writing and math. The test will be administered by the […]

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Parent Training Opportunity by AZ Partners in Leadership

| October 29, 2014
Parent Training Opportunity by AZ Partners in Leadership

Pilot Parents is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for AZ Partners in Leadership. AZ Partners in Leadership is an enhancement of the Partners in Policymaking program. As you may know, the Partners program is an innovative leadership training program that teaches people to be community leaders, and to affect systems and […]

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High Adventure Girl Scouting Group Forming

| October 29, 2014
High Adventure Girl Scouting Group Forming

Adventure scouting group forming Girls in junior high school and older are invited to join a new high adventure Girl Scout troop that is forming in Flagstaff. Environmental educator Cuyler Boughner will be the troop leader and will introduce girls to outdoor activities including  camping, backpacking, hiking, cross country skiing and more. No outdoor experiences […]

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Halloween Tips For Parents

| October 20, 2014
Halloween Tips For Parents

First Things First presents two Halloween articles that have great tips for parents – on Halloween Candy and Oral Health, and the other on Taking the Fear out of Halloween. For the article on Halloween Candy and Oral Health, Click here. For the article on Taking the Fear out of Halloween, Click here.

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Halloween Harvest – Downtown Flagstaff- October 31st

| October 9, 2014
Halloween Harvest – Downtown Flagstaff- October 31st

Halloween Harvest is happening Friday, October 31st from 4:00pm-7:00pm It is a free event for all ages at Downtown Flagstaff and Heritage Square Parking is available at City Hall, Wheeler Park, and Phoenix Parking Lot Activities include: Phantom Pumpkin Patch Creepy Carnival Games Chilling Crafts Freaky Fashion Show Twisted Trick or Treat Trail For more […]

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HomeStyles: New Healthy Lifestyle Program for Parents of Preschoolers

| September 29, 2014
HomeStyles: New Healthy Lifestyle Program for Parents of Preschoolers

The U of A has a new program for parents of preschool children.  It’s been several years in development and worked with hundreds of preschool parents to glean strategies that really work for busy families to help them have healthy lifestyles.  The program is called HomeStyles.  It’s a no-cost, online program in BOTH English and […]

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