education

Gardening is part of the curriculum at The STAR School on the western edge of the Navajo Nation. The pre- K  through-8th grade school is an off-grid, solar-powered charter school and one of few schools in Northern Arizona that is certified to serve its own student-grown produce in the cafeteria. In the latest segment of Eats and Beats, stories about food and music, KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports it’s a way to get kids excited about science, nature…and even eating their vegetables.

Statewide scores from last school year show small increases in the percentage of students passing the AZMERIT test in most grade levels in reading and math.

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It’s been a week since the Flagstaff Unified School District was forced to cancel classes due to the discovery of ransomware on some school computers. It’s a malicious software that locks up a computer and its data, unless a ransom is paid. KNAU’s Zac Ziegler reports:


Flagstaff Unified School District

Classes at Flagstaff Unified School District schools will be closed again Friday as the district continues to deal with malware found on district servers.

Earth Notes: Certified School Garden

Aug 28, 2019
FUSD

Studies show that kids who garden perform better in science, eat healthier and develop a strong sense of social and emotional well-being. But the harvests of school gardens often can’t be served in the cafeteria because of health codes. A Farm-to-School initiative in Arizona aims to change that by allowing harvests from school gardens and locally grown foods to be used in campus meal programs.


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