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DH Council rejects stipend idea

Mixed emotions from councilmembers

Dewey-Humboldt Mayor Terry Nolan said he believed it was time to do something with the Town Council in providing some kind of compensation for them for their work at the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council meeting on Tuesday, May 16.

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Humboldt elementary gets interim principal

Diana Green is former Granville Elementary principal

When it came time to find an interim principal for Humboldt Elementary School, there were 11 candidates reviewed by the Humboldt Elementary Principal Selection Committee, said Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent Dan Streeter.

Prescott Valley Library’s First Teen Film Festival

It’s time for Yavapai County teens to enter and show off your filming skills

When thinking about the Prescott Valley Public Library’s upcoming summer reading program and other programs that could be put on, it spontaneously hit her to organize the library’s first ever Teen Short Film Festival, said librarian Coleen Bornschlegel.

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People and Places: Students work for lighter backpacks

Franklin Phonetic students reach Project Citizen Nationals

Franklin Phonetic School’s gifted students might soon be responsible for a public policy on heavy backpacks if their Project Citizen project is selected among at least 10 other groups’ projects, said Franklin Phonetic School teacher Kristi Goeke.

HUSD final expenditure budget approved

Increase for maintenance and operation, decrease for additional assistance

With ARS 15-905 meaning school districts are required to submit a final revised budget for the current school year prior to May 15, 2017, it was time for the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board to approve the final expenditure budget revisions at the Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, May 9, said HUSD Financial Adviser Cynthia Windham.

High School gets online facilitator

An opportunity to capture kids in different modalities

Over the past year, Bradshaw Mountain High School had 40 students in its online classes with 37 others on the waiting list, said BMHS Principal Kort Miner at the Humboldt Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, May 9.

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County’s teacher of the year shows why education matters

Real world, meet the classroom

Back when she was a journalist, Glassford Hill Middle School seventh and eighth grade language arts teacher Jessica Marks said she used to write about schools.

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Defending champ returns to Battle of the Bands Saturday

There’s going to be a little bit of everything at this year’s Battle of the Bands, said Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Marnie Uhl, who noted that this year will mark 20 years for the event.

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Car show to raise funds for firefighter foundation

Gear Up returns to help with its charity efforts

After a successful Gear Up event last year that garnered about $5,000 for the Firefighter Angel Foundation, one of the firefighters who is into older cars suggested adding a car show for the second year, said Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority Battalion Chief Cody Rose.

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Library asks entire community to read one book

Back in October, the Prescott Valley Public Library staff was talking about a new grant from the state library which eventually fell into their laps, said Prescott Valley Public Library Adult Services Librarian Jennifer Kim, with Adult Services Librarian Michele Hjorting calling it one of the most interesting things the library has ever done.

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