Rosanda Suetopka Thayer, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Valedictorian and salutatorian named at Tuba City High School

Tuba City High School (TCHS) is a rich melting pot of ethnic cultures that includes varied tribal and non-tribal members who support, show encouragement and loyalty to one another at both the student and staff level.

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Tuba City and Window Rock show support for #RedforEd

Teachers walk out demanding higher pay for teachers and support personnel and increase in funding levels

About 50 Tuba City teachers, parents, children and community members gathered at the corner of Main Street and Edgewater Drive in uptown Tuba City April 26 to show solidarity in the #RedforEd movement.

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Tuba City senior receives full ride scholarship to Dartmouth

Kayleigh Paddock, a senior at Tuba City High School (TCHS), received a full ride scholarship to Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire; she is also a finalist for the Wells Fargo Academic Leadership Fellowship Scholarship.

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Tuba City Junior High yields six winners at Navajo Nation Science Fair

Six Tuba City Junior High School students took home prizes from the Navajo Nation Science Fair March 1 in Churchrock, New Mexico, two placed first.

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Tuba City and Moencopi tackle school gun threats

Law enforcement, school officials, community discuss how to better prepare school facilities

A capacity crowd turned out March 6 at the Warrior Pavilion in Tuba City to hear from law enforcement and school officials about threats made to Tuba City Junior High and other reservation schools in recent weeks.

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Numerous threats prompt closures at Tuba City schools

Community meeting March 6 at Warrior Pavilion to discuss recent threats to Tuba City schools and what to do next

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — With a rash of social media threats to reservation schools in the past week, the Navajo Nation president urged parents and teachers to support students’ emotional and mental health needs as national school violence impacts local Native kids.

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Tuba City’s Tristan Antonio receives full ride to Bacone College

Tristan Antonio, 18, signed a full ride scholarship with Bacone College to run cross country starting this fall. Antonio, a senior at Tuba City High School (TCHS), is the son of Sonya Yazzie and the late Harvey Butler.

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Winter Solstice Cultural Symposium held at Tuba City School District

“Naasgoo Nihizaaad doo Nikee’o’ool’jjl bee Aniilzee doo”

An entire day in the winter school calendar at Tuba City School District is devoted to honoring and learning ways to implement respect, tribal culture, history and tribal language using practical teaching methods.

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Tuba City School District celebrates opening of new elementary school

Tuba City Unified School District’s (TCUSD) newest K-5 Elementary digital school has been formally christened with a ribbon cutting and will be in full operation for the 2018 winter semester.

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Tuba City Primary gives farewell performance, prepares to move to new school

The last public and community student performance was given at the old Tuba City Primary School on Main Street in uptown Tuba City, before the move to a new school after break in January.

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