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Astronauts land in Flagstaff to launch Festival of Science

The lights of the Coconino Community College Commons looked like stars in the night sky above astronaut Donald Pettit and astronaut candidate Jessica Watkins as they shared their NASA experiences with an audience of about 80 community members Monday night.…

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Council agrees to more Project WET festivals for kids

The Peoria City Council agreed in a recent meeting to permanently increase the amount of Project WET festivals held annually for the city’s young students. Project Water Education for Teachers (WET) is a study unit for fourth-graders at Peoria schools,…

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Payson approves teacher bonus plan

The Payson school board last week unanimously approved the district’s state-mandated “performance pay” system for teacher bonuses. Most teachers will get a $3,700 bonus for meeting three, data-driven “smart goals” goals they agree to at the start of the school…

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Pine teacher named Rural Teacher of the Year

Everywhere Pine teacher Dean Pederson goes — students run up to greet him. Literally everywhere. Rural Teacher of the Year Dean Pederson with family; statewide officials, including Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman and Kelsey Kendrick (right), a paraprofessional…

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Flag High seniors to join #WhyApplyDay Thursday

Flagstaff High School’s senior class of more than 300 students will take part in a national #WhyApply event Thursday, Sept. 19 aimed to increase college enrollment, especially among first generation and low-income students. FHS will be one of the first…

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Two Mesa museums offering free admission on Saturday

Two Mesa museums will be offering free admission on Saturday. The i.d.e.a Museum and Arizona Museum of Natural History will be the two Mesa museums to participate in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day on Sept. 21. Museum Day is an…

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