School Bus Rolls Over On Old Route 66 Monday Morning

A school bus from the Flagstaff Unified School District rolled over onto its side Monday morning on Old Route 66. FUSD officials say no students were on board the bus at the time and no other vehicles were involved. The driver was being examined as a precaution. The cause of the accident is unknown.

FUSD To Continue Mask Use At Schools And Facilities

Flagstaff Unified School District school teachers, staff and students, who attend in-person learning, will have to continue to wear face masks for the time being. The district’s governing board decided to extend the use of COVID-19 mitigation strategies at their meeting Tuesday. “We want the community to know that we are committed to the safety […]

Flagstaff Selected To Receive A “Green Schoolyard Grant”

The City of Flagstaff and the Flagstaff Unified School District have been selected by the Children and Nature Network to receive a “Green Schoolyard Grant.” The grant includes technical assistance and funding to support the FUSD open access green schoolyard program. The focus of the grant will be at Killip Elementary School, where the resources […]

Leupp School Returning To Remote Learning Monday

The Flagstaff Unified School District has decided to return Leupp School to remote learning starting Monday. FUSD says the decision was in respect to the sovereignty of the Navajo Nation, its public health Executive Order and direct notification from the Office of Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez. The change only applies to students enrolled at […]

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 […]

Two FUSD Schools Have Had Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Since Returning To In-Person Learning

There have been two schools in the Flagstaff Unified School District that have had positive cases of COVID-19 since students started returning for in-person study last week. Marshall and Sechrist elementary schools had individual cases of COVID-19 last week, in which parents were notified. FUSD officials say “individuals identified through the contact tracing process have […]

Many FUSD Students Headed Back To In-Person Learning Monday

For the first time in a year, students in the Flagstaff Unified School District went back to in-person learning today. Students in grades K-through-6, as well as freshmen and seniors in high school headed back into the classroom after being away from a physical school building since last March due to COVID-19. Local law enforcement […]

FUSD Adjusts Return To In-Person School For Fourth And Fifth Graders

The Flagstaff Unified School District has adjusted its school re-entry plan after Wednesday’s executive order by Governor Doug Ducey. The governor said yesterday that classes must resume by March 15th, or after spring break. The Governing Board recently voted on several items related to a return to in person learning starting with the first group […]

FUSD Governing Board Votes For Return To In-Person Classes Beginning In March

The Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board voted on several items related to a return to in person learning starting with the first group of students returning March 22nd, the second going back the following week. This model would include in person instruction, with the option for remote learning still available, and passed with a […]

One Of The Three School Return Benchmarks Goes Into “Moderate” This Week In Flagstaff

There is some good news on the COVID-19 front when it comes to schools. Coconino County Health Officials say one of the three benchmarks is now down into the “yellow” or the moderate category. Hospital visits for COVID-like illnesses among Coconino County residents went from 15.7-percent January 17th to 8.5-percent on January 24th. State health […]