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    Welcome to Flagstaff High School's Alpine Institute

    Alpine Institute is currently entering its third official year at FHS.  Please check back soon for more updates to this website. If you are in an Alpine course, please view this welcome slideshow

    We are honored to bring you this place-based experiential institute as a path for students to become involved citizens in their school, regional, and ecological communities.   

    Mission Statement

    Alpine Institute provides Flagstaff High School students with a vital experiential and place-based learning program focused on Arizona and the Colorado Plateau. On their way to becoming college and career ready, Alpine students will have service learning and field research opportunities with integral community partners.  This program is the summit experience of a K-12 experiential education initiative within the Flagstaff Unified School District.

    Core Values

    » Inquiry  Alpine curriculum is designed to allow for students to learn through inquiry methods

    » Community  Students are asked to consider their local and global communities and to be aware of the impacts of their actions  

    » Stewardship & Advocacy  Students have the opportunity to evaluate their relationship to their environment/community and actively participate in advocating for vital causes

    » Critical Thinking  Students will be asked to study and engage with real-world problems that do not have definite or easy answers

    » Reflection  Students will examine and evaluate their learning experiences from beginning to end

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