Tag: Tuba City High School

Tuba City High School rises above the mark on AzMERIT

| October 25, 2017
Tuba City High School rises above the mark on AzMERIT

Tuba City High School (TCHS) is a rich melting pot of ethnic cultures, including tribal and non-tribal members who support and encourage one another.

Teachers and staff are committed to helping build student confidence and high self-esteem as well as understanding and appreciating all cultures while working to succeed in a rigorous and challenging academic program.

This year at Tuba City High, James Roe III, 17, was named 2017 Valedictorian for his graduating class along with his classmate Charles Henderson, 18, who was named Salutatorian.

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School supplies in demand in Indian Country. See more education stories here

| August 2, 2017
School supplies in demand in Indian Country. See more education stories here

Each year, Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) and its American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) provides school supplies and backpacks to 26,000 students across Indian Country through its annual backpack drive.

This year, PWNA will serve a total of 33 Hopi and Navajo communities, including the Navajo Nation and three schools on the Hopi-Pueblo reservation. 

The 2017 drive benefits around 8,000 approximately 7,300 Navajo and 700 Hopi students.

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Tuba City’s Vaugh Jackson awarded male track athlete of the year. See more education stories here

| July 5, 2017
Tuba City’s Vaugh Jackson awarded male track athlete of the year. See more education stories here

Vaugh Jackson, a recent graduate of Tuba City High School, was awarded Male Track Athlete of the Year by the Navajo Times. 

Jackson won the State Championship Division III 1,600 meter run in the spring in dramatic fashion by two steps after a neck to neck finishing lap and besting the favored runner from Saguaro High School.

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Tuba City grads take flight. See more education stories here

| June 14, 2017
Tuba City grads take flight. See more education stories here

It was a day of sunshine celebration.

Graduates, parents, grandparents, close family, friends and well-wishers packed the Warrior Pavilion, which can hold up to 5,000 visitors and did May 20 during the Tuba City High School graduation ceremony.

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Native students win National Energy Education Development award. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| May 17, 2017
Native students win National Energy Education Development award. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Seven Native American seniors were selected as winners of Arizona School of the Year and National Special Project of the Year for their energy education project by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) project.

The NEED project will present students’ awards at a conference in late June in Washington D.C. The students are: Courtney Ben, Shayla Naswood, Misty Humeyestewa, Shania Atene, Rachel Yazzie, Kylie Dixon and Aleesha Begay. Their advisor is Vicki Anderson. Their mentors are: Theresa Boone-Schuler, Desi Yazzie, Davilene Yazzie and Adam Clark.

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Tuba City High names 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| May 10, 2017
Tuba City High names 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Tuba City High School (TCHS) is a rich melting pot of ethnic cultures, including tribal and non-tribal members who support and encourage one another.

Teachers and staff are committed to helping build student confidence and high self-esteem as well as understanding and appreciating all cultures while working to succeed in a rigorous and challenging academic program.

This year at Tuba City High, James Roe III, 17, was named 2017 Valedictorian for his graduating class along with his classmate Charles Henderson, 18, who was named Salutatorian.

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Annual NATIVE Skills 2017 competition brings Tuba City High student career success. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| May 3, 2017
Annual NATIVE Skills 2017 competition brings Tuba City High student career success. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Preparation for students who compete in the NATIVE Skills competition, held in Chinle, Arizona this year, starts before the contest even begins with each student submitting a cover letter and job application with a formal resume.

The NATIVE Skills is the Northeast Arizona Technological Institute of Vocational Education’s annual contest that brings the best students from seven high schools, including Tuba City High School, Chinle High School, Ganado High School, Kayenta High School, Red Mesa High School, Sanders High School and Window Rock High School.

The prizes for doing well in the competition include scholarship money, opportunities to get into a trade institution with full tuition or other prizes.

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Tuba City senior wins All-American sports award for commitment, skills. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| February 15, 2017
Tuba City senior wins All-American sports award for commitment, skills. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Sophia Katherine-Ray Honahni, 17, a senior at Tuba City High School recently won the All-American First Team Volleyball Award and a $1,500 academic scholarship given to athletes not just for their sport skills, but for their commitment and service history.

The “First Team Volleyball Award” was presented to Honahni at the Gilbert American Leadership Academy last week by the Dairy Council of Arizona and the Arizona Coaches Association as a joint partnership for gifted Arizona high school athletes.

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Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| January 18, 2017
Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Tuba City High School students exceeded expectations, scoring 50 percent higher than the state passing rate for the latest Arizona State mathematics testing under the nurturing guidance of two math teachers from the high school.

True to its mission of providing a high quality education, the high school has a consistent, yearly record of academic and sports success stories. Now the high school can add the math department to that success story.

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Tuba City High students attend Stanford University Pre-Collegiate International Institute. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| September 28, 2016
Tuba City High students attend Stanford University Pre-Collegiate International Institute. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Ten of Tuba City High Schools’ top academic achievers had the distinct honor and privilege to attend the two-week 2016 Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institute August 16 – 28 in Stanford, California.

Cheryl Onsae, Tuba City High School (TCHS) Academic Advisor was the trip chaperone and mentor for tenth and eleventh grade students participating in the program. Students challenged high achieving students from the San Francisco region in a rigorous academic environment. The goal of the program was to stimulate, involve, expand and express crosscultural approaches to global issues and personal academic progress.

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