With the Governing Board adoption of the school year budget, the Flagstaff Unified School District has an average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 of $48,639. As a comparison, the average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 was $43,638, an increase in average teacher salaries from the previous year of $5,001 or a percentage increase of 11%.
"Teacher of the week, Maggie McCorkle, leads a classroom that is based on honesty and transparency to create a positive culture at Sinagua Middle School. She became a teacher so she could be there for people, by giving them knowledge or emotional support. She wants to create an environment where students are comfortable."
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, all Sinagua Middle School staff participated in the "Launching the MYP" professional development training workshop focused on the International Baccalaureate learner centered academic environment and tools the team will take in approaching the next steps of the IB process.
"For the next school year, advanced classrooms will be available in third and fourth grade at Knoles and first through fifth grade at DeMiguel."
The sixth annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration will be held on Monday, March 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome located on the Northern Arizona University campus. The event is a community event supported by various community partners to bring families together for participatory events promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.