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Sun, Jan. 26

HUSD reports first-semester successes

From left, Josh Grant, Jacqueline Mayotte, and Nathan Edwards.

From left, Josh Grant, Jacqueline Mayotte, and Nathan Edwards.

Humboldt Unified School District reports first-semester successes:

• Bradshaw Mountain High - Art students created handbound, blank journals using the ancient Coptic stitch and donated them to the Stepping Stones shelter. The athletic department began offering a new discounted admission for senior citizens at all sporting events this year. Contact Mark Ernster at 928-759-4125 for information. BMHS Cheerleaders Erika Padilla, Rose Mihok, Karleigh DeLeon and Sammantha Kibler were selected at cheer camp to be UCA All-American Cheerleaders. They had the opportunity to participate in the London (England) New Year's Day Parade with cheerleaders from across the country.

• Bradshaw Mountain Middle - The school was adopted by Yavapai Regional Medical Center. Darrell Rowader, performing arts teacher, was co-director of the Prescott POPS Holiday Concert.

• Coyote Springs - Teacher Lynn Brown received a $950 grant from the Yavapai County Education Foundation for classroom supplies. The school received donations from business partner Pierce Property Management of school supplies, breakfast and lunch, office equipment, and cash donations. Alison Conant and Lynn Brown became Master Teachers through the AZ K-12 Center.

• Granville - With help from the PTO, the school was an award winner in the Civic/Church category for the Holiday Festival of Lights Parade in Prescott Valley.

• Glassford Hill Middle - In partnership with Highlands Center, Prescott College and the Environmental Protection Agency, Glassford Hill Middle School students are working on a project about Arizona waters. GHMS has been awarded the state runner up for the Golden Bell Award in the middle school category for their "iChoose" program. GHMS received a spotlight award from the Expect More Excellence Tour for their school improvement program. Students participated in the Prescott Veterans Day Parade. The band program received a $2,500 grant from the Prescott POPS Symphony Orchestra School Grants Committee.

• Humboldt - Teacher Mary Bruhn received a $500 grant from YCEF for classroom supplies. The third-grade class students received a donation of dictionaries from the Lion's Club. The school received a $10,000 donation from Hour of Code for computers in the classrooms.

• Liberty Traditional - The school received a grant from Fuel Up 60 and The Dairy Council for $4,000. Students collected over 3,500 cans of food to donate to the local food bank. Sara Dawson became a Master Teacher through the AZ K-12 Center. The band program received a $2,500 grant from the Prescott POPS Symphony Orchestra School Grants Committee.

• Lake Valley - Game On donated over $200 worth of kids comics to the library for free reading time.

• Mountain View - Students took first place in bridge building at the Science Olympiad. MVES recently received a $55,000 grant from the Arizona Community Foundation for the construction of an inclusive playground for the benefit of the school's special needs students.

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