|Students receive scholarships from endowment|
Ten Yavapai County students pursuing education degrees each received a $1,500 scholarship from the Education Scholarship Endowment of Yavapai County.|
Students received the scholarships at the 10th annual awards luncheon. They were made possible by Gladys Gardner, a prominent Prescott resident who founded the endowment.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
|BMMS students get a taste of diverse career choices|
Bradshaw Mountain Middle School students are one step closer to discovering what could lead to a lifetime career. |
About 25 presenters set up tables and equipment, both indoors and outside, at the campus on May 4, where students rotated through, asking questions, and filling out information sheets.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
|Youth Chamber, police team up to post 'Stop and Think' stickers|
Students from the Prescott Valley Charter School Youth Chamber recently joined forces with the Prescott Valley Police Department to raise awareness about risks of underage drinking.|
Youth Chamber members Berrett Sears and Kyle Cummings, along with police officers...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
|GHMS students use 'ImagiNation' to win awards|
Two Destination ImagiNation teams from Glassford Hill Middle School earned first place in their categories with an invitation to attend the Global Destination ImagiNation Expo in Knoxville, Tenn., next month. |
The DI program teaches kindergarten through high school students creativity, teamwork, and problem solving - three skills needed for success in the 21st Century.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
|Glassford students learn about marine biology
in trip to Catalina Island|
Glassford Hill Middle School sent 37 eighth-grade students to Catalina Island to study marine biology at the Catalina Island Marine Institute. |
Students learned about a variety of ecosystems to better understand endangered species and how humans impact the environment.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
|PFAA announces 2010 scholarship winners|
The Prescott Fine Arts Association announced their 2010 scholarship winners during an awards concert Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the Prescott United Methodist Church. See a complete list of PFAA 2010 scholarship winners.|
Thursday, April 22, 2010
|Mountain View students tell their story, publish book|
Not many fifth-graders get to see their creative writing assignments published in a hardback book, but students in Sunshine Rhone's classroom found their own story, their own illustration, and best of all, their own name, included in a class book.|
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
|Poem entry wins prize for home-schooled boy|
Ryan Rozendaal used 14 adjectives to describe the progression from slavery to freedom in a poem bearing those three words in its title.|
"Slavery to Freedom" reads:
"Disturbing, Horrifying Suffocating/
"Sinful, Criminal, Spectacular, Marvelous,/
Monday, March 1, 2010
|Prescott Valley Head Start earns re-accreditation,
expands program in April|
Prescott Valley Head Start met all 10 components with a 98.9 percent score and earned its re-accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children this past November after a year-long process.|
"We are pretty proud of ourselves. We know we run a high-quality program here," said Theresa Collier, director.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
|Dyslexia: Expert says 20 percent of students have disorder|
dys - difficulty|
lexia - language
dyslexia - a language processing disorder
More than 200 people from across the state showed up at Mile High Middle School in Prescott to learn more about dyslexia, with parents and teachers making up most of the audience.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
|'Real life' history impresses middle-schoolers|
Bradshaw Mountain Middle School teacher Rick Russo said his students were "kind of humbled" this past month when they realized the historical importance of local senior citizens' lives.|
Russo and fellow sixth-grade teachers Kristine Kreutter and Mary Legler took their students to Prescott Valley Samaritan Center to talk to the elderly residents.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
|Mayor, vice mayor answer kids' letters in person|
Coyote Springs Elementary School teacher Elke Sundermann gave her second-grade students an assignment: use their knowledge about "community" and their new letter writing skills and tell the Mayor what they like about Prescott Valley and one thing they would change.|
Mayor Harvey Skoog and Vice Mayor Lora Lee Nye responded to their letters in person, visiting the classroom on Dec. 10, and taking questions from the youngsters.
"What do you do for a life?" asked one young man, alluding to Skoog's job as mayor.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
|Learn to make books by hand|
Students in Ronni Hall's Handmade Book Design class will create a half dozen unique books in the semester-long course.|
Hall said she introduces a design principle every week, and a new technique in bookmaking about every two weeks. Students earn two credits through Yavapai College, and by the end of the semester, could find themselves obsessed with book arts.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
|Humboldt Education Association honors three outstanding teachers|
The Humboldt Education Association honored three teachers this past Friday during its regular get-together at Augie's All American Eats. HEA representatives at each school site nominate teachers they see doing great things with little or no recognition, said HEA Vice President Aron Smart.|
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
|Dewey resident gains degree|
Prescott College has announced that Joanne Oellers, a resident of Dewey-Humboldt, earned a Masters of Arts in Biology on June 7, 2008.|
Wednesday, July 23, 2008