Tag: Teens

Lowell Observatory to present ‘Elementary, Middle School Summer Camp’

| April 13, 2015
Lowell Observatory to present ‘Elementary, Middle School Summer Camp’

April 13, 2015 • Lowell Observatory Lowell Observatory will present its fourth LOCKs (Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids) for elementary-aged children during the summer of 2015. View the flyer here. These activity-based, week-long day camps meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with graduation and family activities on Friday evening. Tuition is $200 for […]

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Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Discovery Summer Camps’

| April 13, 2015
Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Discovery Summer Camps’

April 13, 2015 • Museum of Northern Arizona The Museum of Northern Arizona will present its “Discovery Summer Camps” for children ages 4 through 13. Taught by experienced educators, these programs offer an exciting range of hands-on learning opportunities about the region’s traditions of fine arts, natural sciences, Native cultures, and ecology. Discovery classes provide fun […]

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NAU summer youth camps combine learning and fun

| April 8, 2015
NAU summer youth camps combine learning and fun

April 2, 2015 • Northern Arizona University Camp dates have been set for a variety of youth and sports camps offered by Northern Arizona University to keep the community active and learning this summer. This year’s programming includes: Mountain Jacks Kids Camp, Explorers Camp , Summer Sports Leagues, Centennial Forest Environmental Education Camp, Curry Summer Music Camp, Athletics Summer Camps and Clinics …Read the full […]

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Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

| April 8, 2015
Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

April 7, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Looking back at the recently adjourned legislative session, Expect More Arizona thanks you for helping to achieve important wins for Arizona’s students and teachers. With help and support from thousands of individuals statewide and many of our partners, we were able to keep high standards in Arizona classrooms, […]

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FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

| April 6, 2015
FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District Flagstaff is a True STEM City; Summer Opportunities for Students; FHS Culinary Program is a Road to Success; Flagstaff Literacy Program Informs Kinsey Families; Two FUSD Schools Received Grants from SCA, more… …Read the full article HERE

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5,000 attend STEM Celebration

| April 6, 2015
5,000 attend STEM Celebration

April 3, 2015 • By Michelle McMannon • Arizona Daily Sun … Around 5,000 people of all ages attended the second annual Flagstaff City STEM Celebration Wednesday evening, up from around 4,000 last year. …Read the full article HERE

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New AzMERIT statewide assessment rolls out to schools this week

| April 1, 2015
New AzMERIT statewide assessment rolls out to schools this week

March 31, 2015 • By Caitlin Bohrer • Arizona Education News Service As Arizona students begin to take AzMERIT for the first time, teachers and administrators describe how they’ve prepared for the new assessment and parents and students voice their concerns. Beginning this week, students throughout Arizona will take AzMERIT (Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness […]

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Arizona’s Challenged Graduation Rates

| March 30, 2015
Arizona’s Challenged Graduation Rates

March 27, 2015 • By the Helios Education Foundation While high school graduation rates for the United States have increased annually since academic year 2010-11, the state of Arizona has moved move in the opposite direction. The graduation rate for Arizona students has dropped from 78 percent in academic year 2010-11 to 75% of students achieving that […]

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Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

| March 25, 2015
Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

March 23, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Last Friday, Governor Ducey announced the names of the five individuals he has appointed to the Arizona State Board of Education. The board members require approval by the state legislature, but can begin to serve immediately. The full board convened for the first time this morning and Governor Ducey attended […]

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White House hopes Phoenix robotics team inspires students

| March 23, 2015
White House hopes Phoenix robotics team inspires students

March 23, 2015 • By Richard Ruelas • The Republic / azcentral.com The White House announced Monday it wants to encourage more students to pursue science and engineering, partly by spreading the story of how four immigrant Phoenix high school students beat out colleges in an underwater robotics competition. The Obama administration, in a news release, said […]

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