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 2020 of $50,560. As a comparison, the average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 was $48,639, an increase in average teacher salaries from the previous year of $1,921 or a percentage increase of 4%.
As we close the 2019-2020 school year under unique circumstances, we want to express my gratitude to the students, families, and team members of the Flagstaff Unified School District for your extraordinary efforts to respond to the many ways COVID-19 has impacted how we learn, live, and work.
Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) high schools, Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School, will hold graduation processions on Fourth Street in Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday, May 29, 2020. The event will include an opportunity for graduates to be recognized while still ensuring necessary social distancing measures.
The Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) Governing Board approved changes to the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year calendar. The last day for students is now scheduled on Friday, May 22, 2020. The revised schedule shifts the three (3) remaining optional make-up days, originally scheduled for May 6, 7, and 8, to the end of the school year.
Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) Governing Board members are elected by district voters for four-year terms, and entrusted by the community in ensuring that high quality education opportunities are provided to students. FUSD will have three Governing Board seats available for the 2020 General Election that will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Interested candidates are encouraged to watch the Arizona School Boards Association webinar on the duties of a school board member and contact the Coconino County Superintendent’s Office for additional information about qualifications for school board members and the nomination process.
On April 29, 2020 at a virtual award show put on by FIRST, the CocoNuts FIRST Robotics Team of Coconino High School earned their 9th Regional Chairman’s Award. Two sophomore members of the CocoNuts were also honored. Noah Temprendola was named a Finalist for the FIRST Dean’s List, and Oscar Landa Samano, a semifinalist.
“We are incredibly excited by this opportunity and we know our students are prepared for the challenge,” shares Coconino High School Principal Stacie Zanzucchi. “It is a real testament to our team and our district to be recognized and trusted in this manner by the International Baccalaureate Organization.”
Beginning Monday, April 20, 2020, there will be some service changes as part of the "Grab and Go" Food Service program. The changes include expanding food service to include weekend meal disbursements during the Friday service where students will be able to take additional breakfasts and lunches home for over the weekend.
Congratulations to Flagstaff High School on being named as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) by the American School Counselor Association. The RAMP designation recognizes schools that are committed to delivering an exemplary school counseling program.