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2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| November 30, 2020
2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group Conference Call, held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Call into conference call number at 605-472-5380, use code 639046. Contact laura.chastain@grandcanyoncvb.org for more information.

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Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| November 30, 2020
Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

A variety of resource guides are available for cities throughout Coconino County to help families reach the resources they need during the Covid-19 emergency.

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Local Education Spotlight: High School Senior Recognition Begins (April 13) at Cromer Stadium. See more local education news here

| April 13, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: High School Senior Recognition Begins (April 13) at Cromer Stadium. See more local education news here

All Flagstaff senior high school students at Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School will be recognized beginning Monday, April 13, 2020, for the next twenty days by turning on the Cromer Field lights for twenty minutes beginning at 8:20 p.m.  The recognition begins at 20:20 military time each night to honor all Northern Arizona seniors in the 2020 graduating class.

“We want a way to recognize our seniors while still following CDC recommended social distancing practices,” shares Coconino High School Principal Stacie Zanzucchi.  “This is a special time for seniors and we hope that this demonstrates our ongoing commitment to ensure they are recognized for all of their hard work and celebrated for the journey that is still ahead.”

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Education on the range: homeschooling allows rural ranch families high quality education

| January 27, 2016
Education on the range: homeschooling allows rural ranch families high quality education

Turn left at the power line. Turn right at the Y at the bottom of the switchbacks. No road signs, no traffic. No school building.

The ranch sits at the top of a canyon at the end of a dirt road. Cattle and occasional pronghorn come in and out of view on the 20-mile drive. The working cattle ranch is located on the western side of the 700,000 acre Babbitt Ranches. The nearest neighbor is 40 minutes away. There is no cell service and no internet; a microwave radio phone is the only way to communicate with those off the ranch.

Scott and Victoria Westlake live and work on the ranch with their four daughters. The girls range in age from 4 months to 13 years old. They have homeschooled the girls for the past nine years.

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