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Hopi High media students take inside look at college media programs

Nine Hopi High media students learned about college media programs while attending the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication March 3.

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Walking in beauty: Navajo educator, dancer, musician and medicine man James Peshlakai passes at 71

As a child, Yadira Caballero remembers hearing about her Navajo culture, watching community children learning the hoop dance and the eagle dance from tireless teacher, educator and medicine man James Peshlakai.

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Taking a grand plunge: Grand Falls running strong (photo gallery)

Grand Falls was formed by the eruption of Merriam Crater. Today, the river continues in its channel before connecting with the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.

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Students win big at Tuba Science Fair

Each year the Navajo Nation Science Fair showcases the youngest and brightest students from Navajo and Hopi area reservation schools in a stiff competition for several major science categories.

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Hopi Jr/Sr High School Dean of Students wants to see more positive behaviors

Hopi Jr/Sr High School Dean of Students Charlene Youvella wants a positive behavior program in place that would help students make better decisions, including staying away from drugs and alcohol.

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Around the reservation: week of March 15

Winslow’s Walk in Beauty Massage invites public to get to know your therapist March 28 Walk In Beauty Massage invites you to: “Get to know your therapist,” March 28 from 6-7 p.m. in Winslow.

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Katherine Nez named grand champion at 2017 Mathleague competition

Nez advances to state competition with three Tuba City Primary students

Staff and students at Tuba City Primary (TCP) were over the moon this week after third grader Katherine Nez was announced as the grand champion winner for the Math league competition.

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Police chief visits Hopi media students

Paul Sidney was recently named Hopi police chief after Jamie Kootswatewa received a promotion to the Phoenix Bureau of Indian Affairs Police Department.

Hopi Jr/Sr High principal calls meeting with BIE constructive

Hopi Jr/Sr High School (HJSHS) received pointers on how to improve its special education services during a special governing board meeting with Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) officials March 1 in the Hopi Jr/Sr High School Governing Board’s conference room.

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Tuba City graduate takes aim at helping students

Jamie Roe is making strides in the specialized field of education by working with and teaching students who have dyslexia, ADHD and ADD at Sharp Academy in Texas.

Tuba City Primary announces second semester honor roll

Justin Roberson, principal of Tuba City Unified School District’s Primary School was pleased to announce the students who made both A and B Honor roll for the Second quarter.

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Around the reservation: week of March 1

FUSD Indian Education Department meeting March 29 at Thomas Elementary A public meeting of the Flagstaff Unified School District Indian Education Department will take place March 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Thomas Elementary, 3330 E. Lockett, Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Healthy lifestyles on display at 2017 Navajo Parks race series

The windy conditions and rocky terrain didn’t deter runners from turning out in droves for the 3rd annual Little Colorado River Gorge half marathon and 10K trail runs Feb. 11.

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Around the reservation: week of Feb. 22

Meet and greet Winslow superintendent candidates March 6 The Winslow Unified School District #1 Board of Education is inviting the community to meet and greet the superintendent finalist candidates who were interviewed by the School Board for the office of School superintendent.

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Holbrook students win at regional leadership conference

The Holbrook Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to the Region 2 conference held at Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus in Mesa, Arizona.

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Hopi youth on track with HOYI program, aims to promote community

The Hopi Opportunity Youth Initiative (HOYI), an arm of the Hopi Foundation, has formed a partnership with Hopi High School’s AVID program to show support for students.

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Moencopi and Tuba City endorse culture and traditions for students

Tuba City Unified School District held its annual district-wide cultural symposium for more than 500 staff members who work to benefit kindergarten through 12th grade students in Tuba City and two neighboring Moencopi Village areas.

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Jason Lobik looking to build relationships at Hopi High School

Jason Lobik, Hopi High School’s new principal, said his main goals are filling any vacancies, getting acclimated to the school and building relationships with the staff and students.

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Lyndell Yazzie places at Native Youth Art Show

Lyndell Yazzie, a student in the Holbrook High School AP studio art class, placed third at the inaugural Native American Youth Art Show.

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Around the reservation: week of Feb. 8

Little Colorado River Gorge half marathon Feb. 11 NavajoYes.org and Navajo Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite everyone to attend the Little Colorado River Gorge Half Marathon and 10K Feb. 11.

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Holbrook High December Students of the Month

Holbrook High School December Students of the Month.

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National Honor Society students tutoring local elementary students

Tuba City High School National Honor Society (NHS) students in 11th and 12th grade are contributing to the community this semester by tutoring Tuba City Primary students in reading.

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Governing board president says Hopi Jr/Sr high should be separated

Ivan Sidney, recently appointed president of the Hopi Jr/Sr High School Governing Board, recounted how the school was built in the 1980s so Hopi children would no longer have to go off the reservation for their education.

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Around the reservation: week of Feb. 1

Little Colorado River Gorge half marathon Feb. 11 NavajoYes.org and Navajo Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite everyone to attend the Little Colorado River Gorge Half Marathon and 10K Feb. 11

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Hopi High students get pointers from Cronkite School of Journalism

After attending Tribal Nations Day, five Hopi High media students went to Arizona State Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where they learned about digital, print, broadcast and photography programs by working with ASU students.

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