Marshall Elementary’s Billy Weldon named America’s Favorite Crossing Guard
From Arizona Daily Sun. May 26, 2020. Jake Bacon Read more “Flagstaff Crossing Guard is America’s Favorite”
From Arizona Daily Sun. May 26, 2020. Jake Bacon Read more “Flagstaff Crossing Guard is America’s Favorite” →
From Arizona Daily Sun, January 20, 2020. Howard Fischer, Capital Media Services. Read more “Flagstaff Rep. Thorpe Targets Student Voting” →
Flagstaff, AZ. January 8, 2020
The Flagstaff Chapter of the Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) is seeking candidates to send to the Advanced Air Academy in July 2020. The Academy, held each summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, consists of a week of exposure to aeronautical sciences, flight training, aircraft construction, maintenance and restoration among many aviation topics.
The Academy combines in-air and on-ground hands-on activities including ground instruction and introductory recreation flight experiences. Read more “Flagstaff EAA Chapter Seeks Young Pilots” →
From Arizona Daily Sun, November 23, 2019. Kaitlin Olson. Read more “Thomas Elementary Pilots Literacy Center Program” →
FLAGSTAFF March 28, 2019
Twelve representatives of Flagstaff area literacy programs meet today to begin a conversation focused on improving coordination between themselves and the community in alignment with the literacy strategies of K-3 educators.
Literacy professionals from the Flagstaff Public Library, other literacy programs, and parenting programs met with representatives of the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to foster the relationships that will be the foundation for future collaborative action. Read more “Literacy Coordination Begins” →
FLAGSTAFF March 12, 2019
Peter Bruce of KAFF Radio hosted LAUNCH Flagstaff Partnership Director Paul Kulpinski and Leadership Council Member Robert Kelty on the air to speak to the Flagstaff community about the Expanding High Quality Preschool in Flagstaff report.
Listen to the entire interview below.
FLAGSTAFF (February 21, 2018)
LAUNCH Flagstaff has released a Baseline Education Report, with some initial strategies for improving educational outcomes for every child. A partnership of community stakeholders, LAUNCH Flagstaff has a set of shared goals which encompass kindergarten readiness, third grade reading proficiency, eighth grade math proficiency, high school graduation and enrollment in post-secondary education and training. The partnership’s newly reported data spotlight specific areas for increased focus, based on the premise that student success leads to a community’s health and vitality. Read more “Baseline Report Released” →
MESA (November 15, 2017)
Flagstaff attorney Patrice Horstman and Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey, both members of the LAUNCH Flagstaff Community Leadership Council, joined LAUNCH Partnership Director Paul Kulpinski at the 110th Arizona Town Hall on Funding preK – 12 Education. This northern Arizona contingent participated with about one-hundred other community and business leaders, elected officials, students and educators in an intense three-day process to draft a list of recommendations to be used by communities across the state to influence local and state policy on funding public education in Arizona. Read more “LAUNCH Represented at Arizona Town Hall” →
FLAGSTAFF (September 26, 2017)
Twenty-One student leaders from all seven Flagstaff area high schools met on September 26, 2017 to discuss their ideas for what a world-class education system could look like. They drafted a three page report with their recommendations around goals and and actions for community leaders, policy makers and citizens to take for creating this educational system. Read more “Future Leaders Make Recommendations for Education” →