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Rosanda Suetopka Thayer, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

Stories by Rosanda

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Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math

Tuba City High School students exceeded expectations, scoring 50 percent higher than the state passing rate for the latest Arizona State mathematics testing under the nurturing guidance of two math teachers from the high school.

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Tuba City High student athletes honored at Navajo Times All Star sports event

Football, cross country and volleyball players at Tuba City High School excel during 2016 season

Outstanding student athletes from Tuba City High School recently won recognition and were listed in the Navajo Times All Star fall sports roster for 2016 in the area of football, cross country and volleyball.

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Tuba City Primary celebrates Navajo traditions at annual Christmas program

Each year the Tuba City Primary School invites its parents, grandparents and community members to come and enjoy some holiday cheer with the student musical Christmas program assembly, which includes seasonal songs with a mix of Navajo traditional music.

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Tuba City Jr. High students make perfect attendance list

Perfect attendance is one of the most admirable qualities future employers and organizations look for in their employees or volunteers.

Tuba City Primary School celebrates students with A and B grades

Students at Tuba City Primary grade levels from first to sixth grade were recognized after making the A and B Honor Roll list for the fall semester.

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Tuba City Junior High announces fall semester Honor Roll

Tuba City Junior High Principal, Dr. Melissa Bilagody announced the final list of junior high students who made the A Honor Roll listing:

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New royalty crowned at Tuba City Primary School

Each year, Tuba City Primary holds several grade level pageants for new princess royalty to represent their school in local and public community events in Tuba City and beyond.

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Tuba City students climb to new heights

With some essential programs and classes, Tuba City High School students get early training and college certification, enabling them to apply for jobs quickly after college graduation with confidence and hands-on skills.

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Tuba City Warrior Vaughn Jackson excels in cross country, scores invitational

Tuba City High cross country Warrior Vaughn Jackson just scored his first major invitational as a senior representing Tuba City High School with a final 15.52 victory at the Four Corners Invitational held at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff.

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Tuba City’s Tyrek Eltsosie gets notice for his football skills

Tyrek Eltsosie, 17, a senior at Tuba City High School, is getting notice from state football organizations and was recently selected ‘Overall Player’ in a game Oct. 14 against Page High School.

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Homecoming week capped off with naming king, queen, duke and duchess

Tuba City won its homecoming game against Chinle and the week of activity was capped off by the annual Warrior parade through uptown with a sea of warrior green on alums, parents, grandparents and community members.

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Tuba City Unifed School District new school constructing moving along

The construction of Tuba City’s new digital, sustainable school is moving along with construction of more classrooms, a multi-purpose building, gym area, an auditorium stage and cafeteria, including a food preparation and storage area.

Education committee looking for members

The Johnson O’Malley Indian Education Committee (IEC) is looking for five members to serve on a Parent Advisory Committee which will advise the Tuba City Unified School District on student educational and cultural needs.

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Miss Navajo makes special appearance at annual tribal and cultural event at Tuba City

Even though tribal language and culture are extremely important to Tuba City Unified School District (TCUSD), Indian Week offers students the opportunity to learn from tribal presenters through presentations and cultural activities.

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Tuba City High students attend Stanford University Pre-Collegiate International Institute

Ten of Tuba City High Schools’ top academic achievers had the distinct honor and privilege to attend the two-week 2016 Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institute August 16 - 28 in Stanford, California.

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National Honor Society provides community service to Tuba City and Moencopi

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — Tuba City High has numerous outstanding students in its midst.

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Math whiz honing skills at Tuba City High School and junior high

Tuba City Junior High student Jehron Smith, the son of Alberta Nez and Nate Smith, is categorized as gifted and talented. He presents his special skills in math at two separate high school level classes, geometry and algebra II.