Schools Are Open for Learning!

by Blake Herzog Greater Prescott’s public, charter and private schools have been working out their answers to the question of how to start a school year safely while government and health officials shift their guidance. One consensus in the debate between school officials, parents and politicians is that education is important and school will happen … Read More…

Republican Women of Prescott Award $20,000 in Scholarships

by Staff Reports Republican Women of Prescott is awarding 10 scholarship winners a total of $20,000. Normally the awards would be presented at the May RWOP luncheon at Prescott Resort and Conference Center, but this event has been canceled due to health concerns. In lieu of the luncheon, the scholarship committee is producing a program … Read More…

Humboldt Unified Best Kept Secret in Quad-City Area

by Kelly Lee, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Humboldt Unified School District In Arizona, parents choose their neighborhood public school over 88% of the time. Despite the current COVID situation, the Humboldt Unified School District (HUSD) is dedicated to providing the same high-quality educational offerings we always have. HUSD is the largest school district in … Read More…

School Strives ‘To Produce Great Men and Women, with Virtue and Wisdom’

by Blake Herzog For the past 18 years, Trinity Christian School has offered Greater Prescott students a different approach to K-12 education, one that’s suffused not only with faith but a classical approach to teaching with its roots in ancient Greece and Rome. Headmaster Kyle Maestri said students coming onto the campus at 1077 Mogollon … Read More…

How to Help Your Kids Learn in a Changing School Landscape

by Blake Herzog Arizona students and their families are looking at a school year of unknowns, having just endured three months of a giant, unplanned experiment on moving all classes online with no clear end in sight. Even if their chosen school has settled on a model for reopening for the fall semester, nobody knows … Read More…

YC Executive Team Member Jenkins Shares Some Thoughts

by Ray Newton Rodney Jenkins came to Yavapai College in 2017 from Pennsylvania, where he had served as Vice President of University Relations for Lock Haven University from 2012 to 2017. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Myers University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he spent his youth. He now serves on the leadership … Read More…

Back to School!

by Staff Reports You can’t wait for summer … Then you can’t wait for school to begin! Each season in our family lives bring different things to do and special opportunities. Whether you’re in school or not, there is always something to learn. Arizona allows a rich canvas of school choice opportunities. With approximately 2,134 … Read More…

What’s New at Embry-Riddle

Articles compiled by Keaton S. Ziem, Digital Managing Editor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Largest Class Ever Expected this Fall Almost 900 new Embry-Riddle students will arrive late August, pushing the total enrollment to 3,000 —the most students the campus has had since opening in 1978. This incoming class includes the largest percentage of female enrollees, as … Read More…

Family Guide to Help Navigate Back-to-School Schedule

by Staff Reports It’s back to school time not just for your child, but for the entire family. Suddenly, schedules, meals and activities revolve around everything from the tardy bell to Friday night football. Setting up a detailed calendar and schedule for the entire school year will help to maintain sanity for all involved. School … Read More…

EDUCATION CHOICES

My Home-Schooling Adventure by Peggy Baillie, Parent Twenty years ago, I was a career woman. Business suits, project meetings and program management filled my days. I never wanted to have children, so naturally, I never dreamed that homes schooling could be in my future. My first experience with home-schoolers was a wonderful family whose four … Read More…