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Nanci Hutson

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Learning to speak Japanese

About 20 Prescott High School students taking a second year Japanese language course

With a blend of poise and humor, Prescott High School sophomore Teagan McPherson this week shared with a lively class of some 20 students a video presentation about what she did over the summer break —

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Sydney Seeley becomes PUSD’s Student Council board representative

Student rep’s connection to new leadership role is in the genes

Sydney Seeley is no stranger to Prescott Unified School District Governing Board meetings.

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#RedForEd success requires finding long-term education funding stream

Out of the #RedForEd grassroots coalition has come a resolve to generate more than platitudes for teachers.

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#RedForEd a sleeping giant — the movement now focused on long-term funding solutions

The bright red T-shirts are now folded in a chest of drawers. The banners are hidden inside garages. Bumpers stickers still adorn hundreds of cars, but sightings tend to be more sporadic.

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Do I want to live my best life? How will I achieve it?

A year ago, Faith opted to enroll in a diabetes prevention program at the Prescott YMCA.

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Humboldt schools see mixed results in AZMerit

Results should be viewed as more than a score; educators say it’s a tool to measure growth

Area educators are clear children aren’t numbers, and numbers don’t tell a students’ academic story.

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BASIS tops them all in AZMerit testing

The AZMerit score results in language arts and math for 14 tri-city area charter schools showed a strong performance for most of the schools, with BASIS Prescott earning the highest scores that reflected progress from the prior year’s scores.

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Groom Creek veteran witnessed official signing of Japanese surrender in 1945

Seventy-three years ago today, Aug. 14, 1945, Groom Creek resident Chuck Webster was a United States Navy sailor aboard ship in Tokyo Bay, a witness to the end of World War II with Japan’s announcement of its official surrender.

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AZMerit scores are in, with mixed results

Results should be viewed as more than a score; educators see it as a tool to measure growth

Area educators are clear children aren’t numbers, and numbers don’t tell a students’ academic story.

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Toastmasters ‘life-affirming’ approach conquers stage fright, develops confident leaders

If you would prefer to run naked down the street rather than stand still behind a podium in front of strange faces — and your job or college major demand you do so — there are folks who gather just after dawn every Tuesday who will quell your fears so you don’t become the latest social media spectacle.

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