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 2021 of $52,855. As a comparison, the average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2020 was $50,560, an increase in average teacher salaries from the previous year of $2,295 or a percentage increase of 4.54%.
Join KinderCamp Coordinator Sara Own, President and CEO of United Way of Northern Arizona Carol Dykes, and FUSD's Director of Educational Enrichment Frank Garcia as we explore the KinderCamp summer program, the importance of registering early for Kindergarten, and health and safety procedures that will be in place for the program.
The FUSD Food Service Team has been critical throughout the pandemic by providing hundreds of thousands of meals to the community. Now, the team has pivoted to providing meals in schools while still providing community access to food services. In this episode, we get an update on some of the changes in the food service program, new resources in the works, and why families should still fill out their free and reduced applications.
Internationally accredited, Coconino High School is wrapping up the first year of the International Baccalaureate program. Join Chelsea Drey, Coconino High School’s Advanced Programs Director for a discussion about the program and how inquiry based learning prepares students for success beyond high school through rigor and exploration.
Kinsey Inquiry and Discovery School (KIDS) is the first school in Arizona to bring on the All Kids Bike® program thanks to fundraising from the community and Pearl iZumi.
Marks, a single parent raising two teenage sons, has coordinated deliveries of food and supplies to Navajo and Hopi families struggling during the pandemic; advocated for voting rights in the face of efforts to disenfranchise Native Americans; worked to provide access to remote learning opportunities in tribal areas made even more isolated by COVID-19; and served as a personal counselor and resource to students struggling with loss and depression.
Please click here to find updated Grab and Go food service information, meal times, and pick up locations.
Congratulations to Coconino High School (CHS) art students Lorelei Tessmer and Amber Kelly for advancing to the top 50 in this year's Vans Custom Culture competition out of over 500 applicants. Vote for CHS once per day through May 7th!
The Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) Governing Board reaffirmed the continued use of existing COVID-19 mitigation strategies for schools and facilities during the April 27, 2021 regular meeting. The decision includes the continued use of face masks by students, team members, and community members when on FUSD property.
The FUSD Transportation Department will be hosting a “Drive the Bus” event to recruit potential bus drivers. This event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at the FUSD Bus Yard located at 5400 E. Railhead Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86004. Click here for more information.
Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) and the City of Flagstaff have been selected by the Children and Nature Network to receive a Green Schoolyard Grant that includes technical assistance and funding to support the FUSD open access green schoolyard program.
A state COVID-19 vaccination site in Flagstaff is now open at NAU’s University Union Fieldhouse. This indoor vaccination site offers Pfizer vaccine to those aged 16 and over and operates seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site will offer around 1,000 appointments per day to start.
Join KinderCamp Coordinator Sara Owen, President and CEO of United Way of Northern Arizona Carol Dykes, and FUSD's Director of Educational Enrichment Frank Garcia as we explore the KinderCamp summer program, the importance of registering early for Kindergarten, and health and safety procedures that will be in place for the program.