Tag: Students

Free Movie Screening: Underwater Dreams

| March 2, 2015
Free Movie Screening: Underwater Dreams

There will be a free screening of the film Underwater Dreams open to the community on March 5 at 6pm at Coconino High School’s Main Auditorium. For more information and the flyer click HERE.

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Fine arts or career ed for Arizona college admission?

| March 2, 2015
Fine arts or career ed for Arizona college admission?

February 27, 2015 • By Anne Ryman • The Republic Right now, students need to take a fine-arts credit in high school, like a year of dance or theater, as part of the admission requirements to Arizona’s three state universities. But a bill in the Arizona Legislature would allow them to substitute a credit of […]

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Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

| March 2, 2015
Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

February 26, 2015 • Northern Arizona University NAU’s College of Education will host the 14th annual “There’s a Reason I’m A Teacher” conference for teacher candidates beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in Prochnow Auditorium on the NAU campus. Keynote speakers include Sean McComb, 2014 National Teacher of the Year, and John-David Bowman, the 2015 Arizona Teacher […]

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Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

| February 25, 2015
Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

February 24, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District is among the hundreds of Arizona school districts protesting Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget. “Initially, this budget was advertised as increasing dollars to the classroom and that’s not quite accurate,” said FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman. “We’re having a decrease in […]

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Flagstaff Unified School District reports on Legislative Concerns in 2015

| February 25, 2015
Flagstaff Unified School District reports on Legislative Concerns in 2015

February 23, 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District The Flagstaff Unified School District has produced a fact sheet with legislative concerns in 2015, including information on Common Core, Testing/Opt Out, School Calendars, Student Transportation, Tax Credits and other educational issues. …Read the full article HERE

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Poll: Most support higher taxes to fund schools

| February 25, 2015
Poll: Most support higher taxes to fund schools

February 24, 2015 • By Julia Shumway • azcentral Nearly two-thirds of Arizonans, including more than 50 percent of Republicans, would be willing to pay an additional $200 in state taxes annually to better fund K-12 education, according to a new poll. The poll, released Tuesday by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the […]

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Robotics rules at Coconino High School

| February 25, 2015
Robotics rules at Coconino High School

February 22, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun The gym at Coconino High School was filled with cheering teenagers Saturday as 32 teams from across the Southwest showed off their robotics skills at the Arizona FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament. “This is a big deal for this region,” said CHS CocoNuts coach […]

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Arizona Education: Charter Schools

| February 25, 2015
Arizona Education: Charter Schools

February 23, 2015 • By Helios Education Foundation Arizona is one of the national leaders in charter schools, which were established here more than 20 years ago. (This discussion) on the charter schools movement in Arizona includes how they differ from traditional public schools.  The discussion features Andrew Morrill, President of the Arizona Education Association […]

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CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair on March 7 in Flagstaff

| February 25, 2015
CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair on March 7 in Flagstaff

February 23, 2015 • Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council will present its inaugural “College & Career Resource Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Killip Elementary School, 2300 E. 6th Ave., Flagstaff. The fair is open to parents, high school students and interested community members. Free admission […]

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Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Spring Break Art Camp’

| February 23, 2015
Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Spring Break Art Camp’

February 23, 2015 • Museum of Northern Arizona The Museum of Northern Arizona will present its “Spring Break Art Camp” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday March 16 through 20. Educator Jenna Dickenson Gray will cover new art topics each day so there is always something new to experience and create. Sign […]

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