Sections    Wednesday April 26th, 2017
Twitter Profile Facebook Profile LinkedIn Profile RSS Profile
| SUBSCRIBE

Jillian Worssam named Teacher of the Year

One of Sinagua Middle School’s eighth-grade science teachers is having a very good year. Jillian Worssam was named the 2017 Coconino County Teacher of the Year Wednesday evening. Worssam is also the 2017 Viola Excellence in Science Education award winner.The runners…

Read more

Roberts: Teachers fed up? In Arizona? Noooo

As our leaders ponder Gov. Doug Ducey’s whopping proposed four-tenths of a percent pay raise for teachers, a few facts, released Thursday by ASU’s Morrison’s Institute.  According to a summary of a policy report due out next month:  22 percent of…

Read more

Reinvigorated ASA provides third way on tuition fight

Tuition raises will reduce the number of Arizonans able to attend ASU, directly violating the  university's vision statement valorizing “not ... who we exclude, but rather ... who we include.”  Student organizations are good, but need to work with state-level organizations like the Arizona Student Association for…

Read more

Rallying behind a warrior

Every Thursday, students in Lori Drake’s second grade class at Bella Vista Elementary School wear matching black t-shirts. It’s part of the “Team George” movement Drake and her students started as they rally around a classmate who is going through…

Read more

Mingus Union student wins Flinn Scholarship

Phoebe Chilton’s career at Mingus Union High School has been one of all A’s.  Academic. Artistic. Athletic. Chilton, who will graduate in May, recently accepted a Flinn Foundation Scholarship and will attend the University of Arizona. In accepting the scholarship…

Read more

Student computer lab now available at Town Hall

Students at Grand Canyon School will have a place to do their online homework, thanks to a collaboration between the town of Tusayan and Grand Canyon School District.  Every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., students can go to…

Read more

Finding ‘hidden resources’ for autism care

Raising a child with autism can be incredibly challenging under the best of circumstances. For families who live in small towns, far from big-city resources, it can be even harder. In this episode of In Focus, we talk with Elizabeth…

Read more

Concern grows following crossing guard close-call

There are safety concerns in Vail, after a close call with a school crossing guard.  This isn't the first time Kristi's Kids has been called about problems in school zones. Year after year, some drivers are out there breaking basic…

Read more

Douglas High School conducts evacuation drill

Shortly before 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 13 classes at Douglas High School were interrupted by an alarm indicating the campus must be vacated. What was unknown at the time was that this was just a drill that is required…

Read more