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Kathy Marron of Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff honored by the Arizona Department of Education

| May 21, 2019
Kathy Marron of Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff honored by the Arizona Department of Education

Kathy Marron, an art teacher at Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff, was recognized for Excellence in Art Education by the Arizona State Board of Education during a recent Board Meeting. Superintendent Kathy Hoffman spoke to the importance of art education as part of a well rounded and highly engaging educational experience.

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NPA transforms for Harry Potter celebration. See more local education news here

| April 16, 2019
NPA transforms for Harry Potter celebration. See more local education news here

The students of Northland Preparatory Academy, number 3300 Sparrow Avenue, are proud to say that they are perfectly abnormal after hosting an event unlike any other in the school’s 23-year history.

To introduce the school’s outgoing eighth-graders to high school, the campus was transfigured into a scene seemingly pulled out of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, complete with a Quidditch match and Yule Ball, among other Harry Potter icons.

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FALA, Thomas Elementary teachers take top educator honors at 2019 Viola Awards

| March 5, 2019
FALA, Thomas Elementary teachers take top educator honors at 2019 Viola Awards

Rich Krueger of the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) received the Excellence of Science Award during the 2019 Viola Awards, presented March 2 at the High Country Conference Center. Kathy Marron of Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff received the Excellence in Arts Education Award. 

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Flagstaff school makes ‘Helping Houses’ for Calif. fire victims. See more education news here

| December 5, 2018
Flagstaff school makes ‘Helping Houses’ for Calif. fire victims. See more education news here

Even second- and third-graders can help others in their times of need.

This was the message Kathy Marron hoped to communicate to her art students at Thomas Elementary School as they began creating “Helping Houses” to raise money for victims of the California wildfires who lost their homes.

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Thomas Students Build a ‘School’ of Rocks

| November 20, 2018
Thomas Students Build a ‘School’ of Rocks

Students at Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff created a new rock garden on the school grounds recently. The garden of brightly painted rocks represents a school of beautiful fish who are even more beautiful together. The garden was inspired by the book “Only One You” by Linda Kranz.

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Flagstaff preschool crash course helps ease kindergarten fears

| July 15, 2015
Flagstaff preschool crash course helps ease kindergarten fears

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun Nearly 60 kids and their families filled the room at Thomas Elementary school, children waving and talking to one another, even though they had been strangers just 20 days ago. The parents, cameras in hand, gathered to watch the mass of 5-year-olds line up and cross the little […]

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