Stan Bindell, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Hopi Jr/Sr. High votes not to renew 12 administrator and teacher positions

The revolving door of administrators at Hopi Jr/Sr High School continues.

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Hopi High's Ellyse Fredericks wins national award

Fredricks places third in sports writing at Journalism Education Association Conference April 14 in San Francisco

Ellyse Fredericks, a print journalism student at Hopi High School, became a national award winner when she won honorable mention, or placed third, in the sports writing division at the Journalism Education Association Conference in San Francisco April 13-14.

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Hopi students discuss homelessness at journalism convention

While there are some programs to address homelessness in America, the problem will continue as long as there are low wages, expensive housing and expensive health care, according to two journalists who have covered the problem for decades.

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Searching for patterns: Lessons in math circles at Hopi High School

Hopi High math students had a special math lesson March 30 courtesy of the Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles (AIMC) and math specialist Tatiana Shubin.

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Hopi High graduate Brianna Laban returns to encourage students to succeed

Brianne Laban, a 2008 graduate of Hopi High School, returned to Hopi High to talk to students about college and what it takes to get through college.

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Hopi High students join RISE movement to promote school safety

The Hopi Jr/Sr High School student body held a walk March 22 to show support and a positive attitude for the students who went through the shooting in Florida.

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Troublemakers hit Hopi High; share blues essentials with students

Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers blues band put on a three day workshop March 7-9 at Hopi High School as they performed at a coffee house, a school assembly and taught music students.

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Visit to universities inspires students, gives direction for future career choices

Eleven Hopi High media students visited the media departments at Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona and Arizona State University Feb. 28-March 2.

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Therapist: Talking about suicide takes courage; listen and don’t pass judgement

Gilbert Contreras, family therapist with Coconino County, spoke to the staff at Hopi Jr/Sr High School March 7 about suicide prevention.

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Importance of Native journalists in the media emphasized to Hopi students

Jenni Monet, a Native American advanced reporting teacher at the University of Arizona (UofA) Journalism School, told visiting Hopi High media students that reporters need to tell the truth and not be advocates for any given position.

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