Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Tue, June 02

STEP UP Engineering Camp for young women

The Multicultural Engineering Program of Northern Arizona University (NAU) is now recruiting for the STEP UP Engineering Camp to be held July 8-14 at the NAU campus. STEP UP Engineering Camp is a one week residential summer camp dedicated to introducing young women in high school to engineering. Campers are immersed in a variety of hands-on group engineering activities with other young women from across the country. Campers learn from NAU faculty, students and professional engineers. The week culminates in a showcase of innovative team designs that tackle the week-long design challenge. We welcome ALL young women who will be entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade in fall 2007 and have an interest in math, science or engineering. We especially encourage young women from minority populations. The camp registration fee is $100 (scholarships are available). We encourage interested applicants to apply early. For more information and application, go to: or contact us at or, 928-523-2110.

Get your physical now in preparation for Tuba City High School fall sports!

Tuba City High School student athletes planning to participate in football, volleyball, girls/boys cross country, fall cheer, winter cheer, MCJROTC marksmanship, MCJROTC drill, wrestling, girls/boys basketball, track and field, softball or baseball, and managers for all sports need to work on getting a physical for the 2007-2008 school year. Start by making an appointment at the TCHRCC or get your physical done at a walk-in clinic.

Please stop by the athletic office for a physical form, or stop by the front office. Students, don't wait until the last minute, please inform your parents. Any questions? Contact the athletic office at (928) 283-1129/1060.

Help wanted for Apache Rez-ball

Basketball tournament helpers and workers are needed for the upcoming 2007 summer break White Mountain Apache Rez-ball basketball tournaments in Whiteriver. Helpers and workers are needed to work part-time on various weekends (Friday from 5-10 p.m., and Saturday sometime between 9 a.m.-9 p.m.). Punctuality is necessary.

Navajo Nation or Hopi Nation high school boys are also being recruited for summer jobs as basketball referees, score keepers and time keepers. Any new employee will be trained.

For more information contact Nathan Boyd at (928) 434-5678 or (928) 338-2422.

Tuba City junior prom tickets now on sale

The Tuba City junior class is now selling prom tickets during A and B lunch. Prom tickets may be purchased in room No. 132 before and after school. The first 275 tickets sold will receive a "Prom 2007" glass souvenir. Ticket prices are $35 for single and $60 per couple. The prom theme for this year is "Le Plus Belle Avenue du Monde."

NPC invites public to "Try Us Out for a Night"

Northland Pioneer College (NPC) will be hosting "Try Us Out for a Night" open houses in observance of Arizona Community College Week from April 16 - 20. The public is invited to visit classes and libraries, observe demonstrations, obtain information about financial aid or career opportunities, and register for summer or fall classes. Light refreshments will be served. The open houses will be on different nights at each of the 10 NPC locations from 6 until 9 p.m. A full schedule of events is available at The St. Johns and Springerville/Eagar centers will have tours and information available throughout the week in addition to the evening activities.

All NPC libraries will be observing National Library Week as well. Adult residents of Navajo and Apache counties are encouraged to come in during the week to sign up for an NPC library card and learn what resources are available. "Arizona's Community Colleges - Solutions for Our Future" is this theme for this year's Community College Week observance. NPC's open houses are part of a statewide demonstration of how adult basic education, career and workforce training provided by community colleges impact the state's economy.

NPC serves the residents of Navajo and Apache counties through four regional campuses and six centers with a variety of educational options for academic, career and technical and personal enrichment. For more information, visit or call 800-266-7845.

Bond with your baby with infant massage at New Frontiers

Doesn't your little angel deserve all the love you can give? Infant massage can be a beautiful bonding experience for parents and children alike. This gentle art form can reduce anxiety, relieve colic and regulate sleeping patterns.

Join infant massage educators Lisa Michielutti-Blake and Susan Walter, Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at New Frontiers Natural Marketplace, 1000 S. Milton Rd., Flagstaff, to watch a demonstration of infant massage and get your questions answered.

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