Dear Families, When you contribute snacks for a classroom celebration, please provide healthful, nutritious choices for the students to enjoy. Flagstaff Unified School District strives to teach healthful eating habits, both in theory and in practice.
Literacy Center volunteers are partnering with Thomas students to raise reading achievement and engagement through the "Raising Readers" program.
Flagstaff USD is introducing a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts® to allow students or parents to easily report urgent information to school officials anonymously across all of our school campuses when students return to school following the Thanksgiving Break. The system encourages students, parents and community to confidentially report bullying, cyber-bullying, and other sensitive topics to our administration.
Thomas 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Laurie Jeffers, was recently honored as the NAZToday Teacher of the Week. Mrs. Jeffers' innovative use of technology, collaborative nature, and classroom dynamics were highlighted. We are grateful for her experience and knowledge and the work she does every day to benefit the students and learning community of Thomas Elementary School.
At the annual Viola Awards Ceremony honoring excellence in the arts, Thomas art teacher Kathy Marron was named as the winner of the Excellence in Education Award. The honor recognizes Ms. Marron's work in
Mrs. Pamela Cain, Thomas special educational paraprofessional, earned the recognition as the Educator of the Year from the Flagstaff Disability Awareness Commission.
Every student at Thomas Elementary designed and painted a rock fish to contribute to our river of rocks in the courtyard. This work was inspired by the book "Only One You" by local author, Linda Kranz. Through the generous support of the Assistance League of Flagstaff, each student also received a copy of the book.