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Williams Booster Club back for second year supporting schools. See more Williams News education stories here

| September 23, 2015
Williams Booster Club back for second year supporting schools. See more Williams News education stories here

Williams Booster Club is back for its second year of supporting Williams Unified School District athletics and after school programs.

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Science in the pines: Maine Consolidated begins new agriculture-science program

| September 2, 2015
Science in the pines: Maine Consolidated begins new agriculture-science program

By Wendy Howell • Williams News WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Maine Consolidated School District (MCSD) added a new agriculture-science program to their curriculum this year. The program incorporates gardening, small animal husbandry, sustainability and technology. “We’re trying to get the kids to think about where their food actually comes from,” said MCSD fourth grade teacher Rick Zink. Zink […]

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Setting their own pace: Freedom in homeschooling

| August 26, 2015
Setting their own pace: Freedom in homeschooling

By Wendy Howell • Williams News WILLIAMS, Ariz. – It’s 12:30 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon, and two kids are at a music lesson taking turns playing the piano. One wears blue jeans and a ball cap, the other wears a purple skirt and leggings. The older one warms-up with his Hannon finger exercises while his teacher […]

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Education on the range. See more Williams News education stories here

| August 19, 2015
Education on the range. See more Williams News education stories here

Homeschooling allows rural ranch families the option of a high quality By Wendy Howell • Williams News WILLIAMS, Ariz. – 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 […]

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New school superintendent looks to make Williams a place to work and live

| July 8, 2015
New school superintendent looks to make Williams a place to work and live

By Wendy Howell • Williams News WILLIAMS, Ariz. – For Richard Honsinger, the community he works in is just as important as the school itself. When Honsinger heard there was an open principal position at Williams High School he jumped at the chance to apply. Honsinger said that one of the draws is Williams itself. […]

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Williams Elementary KinderCamp kicks off summer learning program

| June 17, 2015
Williams Elementary KinderCamp kicks off summer learning program

By Wendy Howell • Williams News WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Coconino County Public Health Employee Sharon Stifling hands out strawberry seeds, cups and soil to a legion of four and five-year olds. Seeds need soil, water and light. The four and five-year-old students aren’t kindergarteners yet. They’re part of KinderCamp, a program designed to help students […]

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