Updated Sept. 14, 2022: Students and community volunteers participated in a pollinator planting party, working together to plant over 200 native plants.
Terra Birds recently hosted a planting party at Killip Elementary School as part of its Green Schoolyards Initiative pilot. https://t.co/FeI1CYuHz3— Arizona Daily Sun (@azds) September 14, 2022
An amazing show of sportsmanship as opposing highschool football teams come together for a moment of silence to honor two students that passed away earlier in the week.
With growing pilot shortages, it is the best time to get into the commercial airline industry. Flight school students are prepared to take advantage of this opportunity.
“I’ve talked to many pilots. They said right now is the best time to get into the industry,” said student Parker Reynolds. https://t.co/1GN0BSsoBi— 12 News (@12News) September 14, 2022
Counselors worry that violence in schools are becoming normalized, resulting in an increase of threats and scares.
The latest dashboard update shows confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona are 2,264,159 as of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, up 6,119 cases from last week, and 31,244 in Arizona have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
This week’s #COVID19 dashboard update adds 6,119 cases and 82 deaths.— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) September 14, 2022
Vaccinations help prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and even death from #COVID19 and its variants. It’s quick, easy, and free. Find a provider near you: https://t.co/q2kfD0sU6i pic.twitter.com/t2Ele3GdZS
In Maricopa County there are 1,421,340 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 289,898 Pima County, 146,915 Pinal County, 67,559 in Yuma County, 63,455 Mohave County, 54,789 in Yavapai County, 49,418 in Coconino County, 43,986 in Navajo County, 35,943 in Cochise County, 31,066 in Apache County, 19,736 in Gila County, 18,489 in Santa Cruz County, 13,368 in Graham County, 5,741 in La Paz County and 2,456 in Greenlee County.
After vaccination, your body’s ability to fight off #COVID19 can decrease over time. Boosters can help your body build back protection.— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) September 13, 2022
The CDC’s new tool can help you quickly see if and when you’re eligible for a COVID-19 booster: https://t.co/nIaCONn83v pic.twitter.com/FIfDqLpEAF
Plans to open a border studies and outreach center, meant for the University of Arizona, are unclear.
In 2017, a university official predicted that a border studies and outreach center planned for Nogales would open by the following year. It didn’t happen. Now a spokesperson says, “various groups … are meeting to assess next steps.” https://t.co/Nc6bnvXzmC— NogalesInternational (@nogalesnews) September 13, 2022
See how high school athletes are speaking our against suicide, and providing support to their peers.
Once again, Arizona State University has been named number one in innovation, for the eighth consecutive year.
Arizona State University is holding on to its title as the most innovative school in the nation as determined by U.S. News & World Report in its latest Best Colleges rankings. https://t.co/XjgBH8HsDO #abc15 pic.twitter.com/79384t7tOf— ABC15 Arizona (@abc15) September 14, 2022
A new ride share app has been created, giving students in Chandler a free way to get to school.
The City of Chandler is testing out a new ride share program that helps shuttle students to and from their school and extra-curricular activities. It’s free for all until the end of September. https://t.co/LhapjnWHoR— 12 News (@12News) September 14, 2022
Arizona Teacher Residency program is aiming to fix the shortage of teachers in Arizona, and it might be working.
Chelsey Mickelson is one of the 23 teaching residents selected to be a part of the first cohort of the Arizona Teacher Residency. She works in the @TempeElementary district alongside her teacher mentor, reports @SciannaGarcia https://t.co/Ii69pfBDio— Cronkite News (@cronkitenews) September 14, 2022
Students honor first responders & service members on 21st anniversary of 9/11
Updated Monday, Sept. 12, 2022: Students around the state learned about and honored first responders and service members on the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
@PeoriaUnified11 & @KyreneSchools #students & many others around the state honor #FirstResponders & service members in #September11 & #PatriotsDay tributes – https://t.co/b0c3eV9820 pic.twitter.com/oHfGvixUX0— AZ Education News (@azednews) September 12, 2022
Chandler Unified School District students hosted events on Sept. 9 in honor of Patriot Day including flag raising ceremonies, patriotic song singalongs and speeches describing the historical signifigance of Sept. 11. More events were planned for Monday.
Carlson Elementary and Andersen Elementary honored visitors from Chandler Fire Department, Chandler Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Students were able to meet first responders, explore their vehicles, and ask questions.
Chandler Unified high schools and junior high schools discussed September 11, 2001, in social studies classes and commemorated Patriot Day in additional ways. Basha High School’s AFJROTC honored the 21st anniversary of 9/11 at exactly 6:37 a.m. in remembrance of the time the Pentagon was attacked.
Bogle Junior High School’s student council asked students and staff to submit pictures of friends and family members who served in the military. The photos with stories are on display in the windows of the media center.
While students did better on state assessments during the 2020 to 2021 school year, many still failed to pass the English and math. Since students took a new exam, Arizona’s Academic Standards Assessment, for the first time last spring, there’s no good way to compare results from the previous school year to the latest data from the 2021 to 2022 school year.
Arizona test results show an increase in student scores. But by how much? https://t.co/hSgcUpGnQG— azcentral education (@azceducation) September 12, 2022
Students at Central High School worked from home today after an incident on campus led to a lockdown on Friday and students’ families expressed their concerns at a meeting after the incident.
Central High School holds online classes, offers support spaces after lockdown https://t.co/wqmL9a7hfY— azcentral education (@azceducation) September 12, 2022
Students and parents are voicing their concerns to school leaders after a shooting scare Friday at Central High School in Phoenix. Our @Elenee_Dao was there. https://t.co/9f7Kh4k3cg #abc15 pic.twitter.com/ZYwrIWYgA5— ABC15 Arizona (@abc15) September 10, 2022
The latest dashboard update shows confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona are 2,258,040 as of Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, up 3,666 cases from last week, and 31,162 in Arizona have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
This week’s #COVID19 dashboard update adds 3,666 cases and 48 deaths.— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) September 7, 2022
Even if you have already had #COVID19, you can still get vaccinated to #StopTheSpread and stay protected from COVID-19 and its variants. Find a vaccine provider near you: https://t.co/q2kfD0sU6i pic.twitter.com/TggBH9NyQP
#REPOST: Learn more about the new format for our monthly COVID-19 report + the importance of staying up to date with your #COVID19 vaccines in a recent ADHS blog: https://t.co/JTB0o8mNYl pic.twitter.com/GU3tM6Lyt0— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) September 11, 2022
In Maricopa County there are 1,417,741 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 288,749 Pima County, 146,416 Pinal County, 67,428 in Yuma County, 63,477 Mohave County, 524,629 in Yavapai County, 49,296 in Coconino County, 43,871 in Navajo County, 35,842 in Cochise County, 30,895 in Apache County, 19,687 in Gila County, 18,466 in Santa Cruz County, 13,351 in Graham County, 5,739 in La Paz County and 2,453 in Greenlee County.
Updated CDC #COVID19 community levels are high in one Arizona county, meaning masks are recommended in public indoor settings.— AZ Dept of Health (@AZDHS) September 9, 2022
Learn more about your county’s community level and associated recommendations: https://t.co/eoINbjWotY. pic.twitter.com/q4TFRsGujo
We’re offering updated bivalent #COVID19 booster doses at tomorrow’s Back-to-School immunization event at Greenway Middle School in Phoenix from 3-6pm.— Maricopa County Public Health (@Maricopahealth) September 12, 2022
📍 3002 E Nisbet Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Learn more at https://t.co/kp1j2jpyNJ. pic.twitter.com/osuflJEnjz
Dysart Schools students recently saw a production of Junie B. Jones the Musical thanks to the late author’s husband who also gave each student a book.
Students from @KGWESKnights, @LukeJets, @WPTESWildcats, @CSDESCoyotes & @RVSBarracudas recently got to see a production of Junie B. Jones the Musical. The showing was courtesy of the late author Barbara Park’s husband, who also gifted each student with a copy of the book. pic.twitter.com/TQyWRZZGHK— Dysart Schools (@DysartUSD) September 12, 2022
Find out more about the Flinn Scholarship and how to apply.
Would you like to be one of 20 Arizona high-school seniors introduced as a Class of 2023 #FlinnScholar? Then apply today for the Flinn Scholarship and earn a full ride to an Arizona university. https://t.co/I9sgWvSXHP— Flinn Scholars (@FlinnScholars) September 12, 2022
Thinking of getting training for a new career? Take a look at these.
Thinking of pursuing a new line of work? Wondering if you qualify for grants to learn a new trade? Maricopa County’s Workforce Development team is there to help! Visit https://t.co/ZcARPIBdIo for information pic.twitter.com/9ERHrzTnOV— Maricopa County (@maricopacounty) September 12, 2022
Join us Monday, September 19, for our Substitute Teacher Hiring Fair! As a WESD substitute teacher, you can enjoy new and increased pay rates, flexible scheduling, and much more! To learn more, visit https://t.co/Z7fVEyBwya or contact Human.Resources@wesdschools.org. #WESDFamily pic.twitter.com/c9b40272vh— WESD Schools (@WESDschools) September 12, 2022
See how choices can help children engage and show mastery of what they’re learning.
“But what would it look like if students could engage on a choose-your-own-adventure approach when learning about content topics? And how could incorporating the visual arts into content teaching deepen students’ learning of topics?” Learn more: https://t.co/IlpnfTtRRK pic.twitter.com/3SYl0YhLEQ— achievethecore.org (@achievethecore) September 12, 2022
Find out how a Northern Arizona University student’s research can change how mental health care providers and patients are treated in Ghana.
🗞 “His research in Ghana has the potential to improve mental health care & change the way health care providers and patients are treated in Ghana’s post-colonial medical system.”— NAU (@NAU) September 12, 2022
👋🏼 Meet doctoral student David “Kofi” Mensah: https://t.co/HO6NbDS39n pic.twitter.com/BqJevJDeTo
Arizona State University’s nursing program is ranked 29th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Between program expansion and innovative clinical approaches, @asunursing is consistently working to prepare our future nurses— Arizona State University (@ASU) September 12, 2022
That’s why @usnews ranked the school number 29 for undergraduate nursing programs! https://t.co/wmlmuDy3mt
San Luis teacher in the running for National History Teacher of the Year!
San Luis teacher honored as History Teacher of the Year in Arizonahttps://t.co/3OVwQVNI3a— Yuma Sun News (@yumasun) September 12, 2022
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control shares these resources to highlight the role everyone plays in preventing suicide during Suicide Prevention Month.
This #SuicidePreventionMonth, we’re focusing on #connection, compassion, resilience, and the importance of community. Use CDC’s new social media toolkit to raise awareness & share lifesaving resources.— CDC Injury Center (@CDCInjury) September 9, 2022
Get the toolkit: https://t.co/AEw7PXO7mP #BeThere #SPM22 pic.twitter.com/lkwHmwFOG7
See what students are learning at Jasinski School in Buckeye Elementary School District.
Looking for a preschool in the Flagstaff area? Check this out.
We still have openings for preschool at Killip Elementary School and Thomas Elementary School for the 2022-2023 school year! Learn more about the programs and how to register at https://t.co/3GQF5tbq2v pic.twitter.com/1SEIgCzcJp— Flagstaff Unified School District (@FlagstaffUSD1) September 12, 2022
August 1 – August 31: Daily schools update: When student loan debt forgiveness application launches
July 1 – July 31: Daily schools update: How to save money on back-to-school shopping
May 3 – May 31: Schools update: How to discuss traumatic events with kids
April 4 – April 30: Daily schools update: Chinle principal wins Milken Educator Award
Jan. 13, 2022 – Feb. 1: Daily schools update: Students learn more about Year of the Tiger during Lunar New Year
Dec. 20, 2021 – Jan. 12, 2022: Daily schools update: AZ doctors urge schools to require masks as COVID surges
Nov. 23, 2021 – Dec. 17, 2021: Daily schools update: Tolleson Union uses grant to launch Uber-like ride share service for students
Nov. 9, 2021 – Nov. 22, 2021: Daily schools update: Education Advocates get Tax Referendum on 2022 Ballot
Oct. 27, 2021 – Nov. 8, 2021: Daily schools update: Mesa Mother Relieved to get her Young Child Vaccinated
Oct. 12- Oct. 25, 2021: Daily schools update: Supply chain issues cause problems for Arizona school cafeterias
Sept. 14 – Sept. 27, 2021: Daily schools update: Students decision to mask up may have stopped a classroom COVID-19 outbreak
Aug. 24 to Sept. 1, 2021: Daily schools update: COVID-19 outbreaks rise among students in Maricopa County
Aug. 17 to Aug. 23, 2021: Daily schools update: FDA approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
Aug. 3 to Aug. 16, 2021: Daily schools update: Arizona school mask mandates receive presidential praise
July 19 to Aug. 2, 2021: Daily schools update: Teens struggle with mental health as school starts
June 20 to July 14, 2021: Daily schools update: Arizona lawmakers ban mask requirements in schools
June 14 to June 17, 2021: Tempe Union’s board approves comprehensive mental health policy
June 1 to June 11, 2021: It’s time to get students enrolled in school for fall & ready for in-person classes
May 17 to May 28, 2021: A year after George Floyd’s murder, a look at empathy, equity, what’s changed & what hasn’t
May 10 to May 14, 2021: Students ready for graduation ceremonies
April 28 to May 3, 2021: Thank a teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week for all they do for students
April 21 to April 27, 2021: 3 years after Red for Ed there’s much left to do
April 12 to April 20, 2021: How & why teachers discuss trial with students; Schools keep masks after Gov. rescinds mandate
March 29 to April 9, 2021: Children, young teens may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine before next school year
March 15 to March 26: Masks are still required in all schools; Video: Dr. Christ’s news conference today
Feb. 24 to March 11, 2021: COVID-19 aid funds will help AZ students, families & schools
Feb. 2 to Feb. 9: Video: Supt. Hoffman gives State of Special Education address
Jan. 10 – Jan 20: How students engage with Inauguration Day
Dec. 21, 2020 to Jan 8, 2021: Teachers help students deal with attacks on Congress, Capitol
Oct. 20 to Oct. 30: AZDHS amends COVID-19 school benchmarks
Aug. 12 – Aug. 24: Students, teachers affected by Zoom outage
July 13- July 30: Teachers prepare for digital learning and back to school
June 15 – June 29: Video: Gov. pauses re-opening of some businesses as COVID-19 cases rise
May 26 – June 12: Increase in COVID-19 cases marks a new daily high
April 26 – May 10: Stores re-open, COVID-19 testing blitz resumes on Saturday
March 12 – April 7, 2020: Coronavirus response: Cases rise; AZ Day of Giving