Tag: Education-Spotlight

Page celebrates Early Childhood Fair/Community Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of children gathered around the four baseball fields at the Page Sports Complex to await the sounding of the horn signaling the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday, March 24 in Page.

The event, held in conjunction with the annual “Early Learning Everyday Early Childhood Fair, was presented by the Page Public Library and the Page Recreation Department, with the support of First Things First and the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

Besides the Easter Egg hunt, the event included several non-profit organizations presenting educational materials, games, books for young children, family resources, child care and other information.

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CCC&Y Holding Homeless and Runaway Youth Drive

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth is collecting gift cards for our annual Homeless and Runaway Youth Drive. …

All proceeds will be used in Coconino County to obtain gift cards that will benefit the local youth shelter/outreach program at Northland Family Help Center and various school districts’ McKinney–Vento homeless youth programs where cards will be used for homeless and runaway youth facing tremendous challenges.

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Hundreds attend 2017 Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

Hundreds of parents and children attended the 2017 Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair held on May 6 at Flagstaff High School.

More than three-dozen educational booths, musical entertainment and other information greeted parents in the Commons area at the high school.

With the theme “Full STEAM Ahead,” the annual fair provided parents with information on a variety of early childhood programs available in the region.

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Easter eggs, along with educational services, could be found at Early Childhood Fair in Page

The children were lined up at the edge of the in-fields of the four baseball diamonds anxiously awaiting the word to go. When it came, dozens of youth, from toddlers though elementary school, darted toward the grass outfield to pick up as many Easter Eggs as they could find and carry at the “Full Steam Ahead Early Childhood Fair,” held Saturday, March 26 at the Page Sports Complex.

Held in conjunction with the annual “Community Easter Egg Hunt,” the event also drew dozens of parents who received information on child care, family resources, training opportunities from the dozen or so information tables set up at the sports facility.

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Students receive backpacks and school supplies, parents get information at Fredonia Back to School Fair

Students received backpacks and school supplies, while their parents received information on after school and other upcoming educational programs at the annual Fredonia Back to School Fair held on Aug. 18 at Fredonia Elementary and Fredonia Middle/High School.

More than 100 backpacks of different sizes were distributed to K-12 students, along with a variety of pens, pencils, notebook paper and other school supplies.

The backpacks were donated by the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, with school supplies donated by local real estate agencies.

Some of the participating organizations included the Association for Supportive Child Care and its Growing Up Great Program, CCC&Y, the Coconino County Public Health Services District — Tobacco & Chronic Disease Prevention and Coconino County Community Service and First Things First.

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Backpacks, information distributed during Williams Back to School Fair on July 21, 22

School officials expected more than 500 backpacks to be distributed on the first day of the Williams Back to School Fair on Tuesday, July 21 at the Williams Elementary-Middle School Gymnasium, 601 North 7th St., Williams

A variety of educational and health information were also distributed by a number of community organizations including the Arizona Nutrition Network, Association for Supportive ChildCare, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, Coconino Public Health Services District, First Things First, The Guidance Center, North Country Health Care and other organizations.

The event continues from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22.

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More than 500 backpacks distributed during Flagstaff Back to School Fair

More than 500 backpacks were distributed during the Flagstaff Back to School Fair held on Saturday, July 11 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center — Food Bank and Kitchen.

The free backpacks were filled by volunteers with school supplies for preschool to high school students, which helped speed up the distribution process and reduce the waiting time for families who had already gathered before the 9 a.m. start time.

An additional 180 backpacks were distributed at the food center on July 14, said Hannah Brand, Children’s Literacy and Volunteer coordinator at the center.

The event was sponsored by the Flagstaff Family Food Center in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff, the Assistance League of Flagstaff and the United Way of Northern Arizona.

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