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Hopi High media students among 3,000 at national journalism conference

Three Hopi High media students toured a high school radio station in Seattle on their way to the National High School Journalism Conference at the Seattle Convention Center. C89.5 FM plays electronic dance music.

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PowerSchool app for Tuba City School District

Parents to receive access to student and district info via new cell phone app

A new, free district wide cell phone application is available in Tuba Unified School District (TCUSD) so parents can find out information about student’s attendance, homework, daily bulletins, course schedules and more.

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Around the reservation: week of April 19

Cyber Security Workshop during April The Navajo County Emergency Management and Preparedness Team is presenting a cyber security workshop in April.

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Minnesota meets Arizona during visit at Hopi High School

Thirty students from the West Metro Educational Program (WMEP), an ethnic studies program from the Minnesota area, visited Hopi High School April 4 for a cultural exchange.

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Billie, Yazzie win second at Navajo Language Competition

On March 30, Holbrook High School Navajo Language I and II students participated in the Navajo Language Competition sponsored by the Native Warrior Club at Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington, New Mexico.

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Holbrook sophomores accepted to Math and Science Honors Program at Arizona State University

Holbrook High School sophomore students Emma Carlisle, Jack Hardy, and Daelyn Nez were accepted to the Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program at Arizona State University.

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Holbrook’s March Students of the Month

Holbrook High School March Students of the Month.

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Around the reservation: week of April 12

Morton Appraisals in Winslow May 6 The Old Trails Museum is sponsoring Sean Morton of Morton Appraisals of Scottsdale, Arizona to appraise and identify historic treasures May 6.

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Emery-Riddle Aeronautical University staff meets Hopi students

Major Marella Big Mountain, professor of Aerospace Studies for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, along with Embry-Riddle students, visited Hopi High to tell them what the university has to offer them.

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Hopi High student excels in studies at Northern Arizona University

Katrice Puhuhefvaya, a Gates Millennium Scholarship winner out of Hopi High School, is having a successful freshman year at Northern Arizona University (NAU).

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New Tuba City Elementary School features green technology, possibly opening in fall

Tuba City’s new kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school, which will feature green technology, has been under construction for about a year and is ahead of schedule, according to the construction manager for the project.

Around the reservation: week of March 29

Friends of Hubbell auction takes place May 6 in Gallup The Friends of Hubbell will hold a Native American Arts Auction May 6 at the Gallup Community Service Center in Gallup, New Mexico

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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.