Levels Of COVID-19 Found In Coconino High School’s Wastewater System

Flagstaff Unified School District officials were informed Thursday, through their wastewater surveillance program with NAU, that levels of SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19, were found in the wastewater system at Coconino High School. FUSD is advising that individuals and students at Coconino monitor for symptoms and consider testing, even if no symptoms are present. COVID-19 testing is […]

FUSD Senior Students To Have Graduation Ceremonies On Campus This Year

The Flagstaff Unified School District has announced that all three FUSD high schools will have in-person graduation ceremonies this June to honor the Class of 2021. Last year the Class of 2020 was honored in a parade down 4th Street due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Summit High School will hold its graduation on Thursday, June […]

Coconino High School Parts Ways With Baseball Coach Daniel VanderValk

The Coconino High School baseball program is looking for a new head coach. According to the school, Panther baseball coach Daniel VanderValk recently had conversations regarding the needs and direction of the baseball program. A decision was made by both parties that the program needed to make changes. He stepped down from being the head […]

Coconino’s Cromer Stadium To Honor Flagstaff’s High School Seniors

Coconino High School is recognizing all Flagstaff senior high school students beginning Monday for the next 20 days. They are doing so by turning on the lights to Cromer Stadium for 20 minutes beginning at 8:20 p.m. The recognition begins at 20:20 military time each night to honor all seniors in the 2020 graduation class. […]

Missing Coconino High School Student Found Safe

A 14-year-old who has been missing since Saturday, has returned home safe. Police were looking for Andrew Benavides was last seen at his home at around 11 a.m. and hadn’t been seen since. He is a freshman at Coconino High School. He returned home to his family on Monday.

U.S. Astronaut Anne McClain Back On Earth After Over 200 Days In Space

Astronaut Anne McClain is back on Earth after spending over 200 days on the International Space Station. Lieutenant Colonel McClain conducted two spacewalks totaling over 13 hours, conducted numerous experiments and talked to students at Coconino High School in Flagstaff for about 20 minutes back in March. She told students at the time, “in high […]

Graduation For Flagstaff And Coconino Senior To Be Held At NAU Friday


Seniors at Flagstaff and Coconino high schools will walk the aisle and receive their diplomas in the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome Friday. Coconino High School will be first up as ceremonies get started at 9 a.m., with doors opening to the public at 7:30 a.m. In the afternoon, it’s Flagstaff High School’s turn to graduate. […]

Flagstaff Students Got A Rare Opportunity To Talk To An Astronaut In Space Wednesday

Students from Coconino High School and other Flagstaff Unified School District School got a rare opportunity to ask questions to an astronaut currently on the International Space Station Wednesday. In the 20 minute session, about ten questions were asked of Astronaut Anne McClain, ranging from is a bubble different in space than on earth and […]

Flagstaff Students To Ask Questions Of Space Station Astronaut Wednesday

Students from Coconino High School, and area Flagstaff Unified School District schools, will be speaking with Astronaut Anne McClain aboard the International Space Station tomorrow morning. The event will be hosted by Coconino High School during a 20 minute window when the ISS flies over Flagstaff from 11:25 until 11:45 a.m. Lowell Observatory is coordinating […]

Flagstaff Police Called To Coconino High School Wednesday After A Social Media Threat

Flagstaff Police responded to Coconino High School Wednesday after a threat that was posted on social media was brought to the attention of school administration. Police say the comments were reported as threatening in nature, however were not directed at anyone specifically. Police went to the school as a precautionary measure to ensure student and […]