Tag: San Francisco de Asis Catholic School

Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic School Bolsters Preschool Program

| December 5, 2018
Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic School Bolsters Preschool Program

In Flagstaff, the oldest continually run Catholic school in the state now boasts an award-winning preschool. While the school itself includes classes up to grade eight, the preschool is preparing local three- and four-year-olds for their foray into kindergarten.

With two preschool classrooms for 39 students, San Francisco de Asis Catholic School (SFdA) was recently honored with a five-star rating through Arizona’s First Things First Quality First program. The rating is the highest available and a first for the First Things First Coconino region.

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Basis event showcases languages. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| December 7, 2016
Basis event showcases languages. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

People lined up to get a taste of traditional Chinese rice and noodles, while across the hall Spanish pastries and traditional Costa Rican eggnog filled tables and Canadian desserts lined an adjacent hallway at Basis Flagstaff.

Students in three of Basis’ language departments, Spanish, French and Mandarin, worked to put together the school’s third Global Language Night, which focused on showcasing the culture and languages of various countries the students studied.

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San Francisco de Asis to sell downtown campus after school year. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| August 12, 2015
San Francisco de Asis to sell downtown campus after school year. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun San Francisco de Asis students will begin their final year in the school’s downtown Flagstaff location Wednesday morning. After that, a prime city block will become open to redevelopment. When the upcoming school year ends, students will begin school at the new location on Ponderosa Parkway atop McMillan Mesa, where the […]

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Flagstaff sixth grader participates in 2015 Arizona Educational Foundation State Spelling Bee

| March 23, 2015
Flagstaff sixth grader participates in 2015 Arizona Educational Foundation State Spelling Bee

March 22, 2015  • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun An eighth-grader from the Valley has won the 2015  Arizona Educational Foundation State Spelling Bee. Marcus Behling of Arizona College Prep Erie Campus in Chandler correctly spelled the word “barometer” in the 16th round to win the bee Saturday at Eight/AZ PBS in downtown Phoenix. […]

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