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Summer School Offers Robust Criteria

Summer School Offers Robust Criteria

Welcome to another summer in beautiful Prescott Arizona! While this is a wonderful time for teachers and students to get away, or to have a nice staycation in our beautiful town, the Prescott Schools stay plenty busy with summer school and planning for the year to...

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Unforgettable Couple of Weeks for Education

Unforgettable Couple of Weeks for Education

It has been an unforgettable couple of weeks for education in Arizona. Many of you may have followed our Prescott Schools compromise this week, where our schools remained open with a late start and an early delay. The plan was that teachers and community use this time...

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My Two Seniors

My Two Seniors

We have two Prescott High School seniors in our house. It’s an interesting time in life. Our twin boys Jason and Jonah are less than three months from wrapping up a K-12 career in the Prescott Unified School District (PUSD). This is full circle for me, as a Prescott...

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PUSD Administrative Remodel

PUSD Administrative Remodel

Like many organizations, in Prescott Unified School District (PUSD) we have an obligation to focus on continuous improvement. We are constantly reflecting on our practice and asking ourselves, “How can we take it to the next level?” In the simplest and most effective...

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Remembering Ken Walker

Remembering Ken Walker

I am honored in my post today to remember a past Prescott Unified School District superintendent. Ken Walker was the superintendent for 14 years in the 70s and 80s. He passed away on Oct. 17. During his tenure, Walker accomplished much, leaving a legacy that we enjoy...

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Arizona Town Hall and School Funding

On Oct. 17, the Arizona Town Hall visited Prescott with a topic near and dear to our hearts: PK-12 Funding in Arizona. PUSD had many leaders present, including 10 Prescott High School students. Hosted by Embry-Riddle, the Town Hall organization had gathered pages and...

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Schools Grow, Change with Community

Schools Grow, Change with Community

Can you believe that the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year is nearly behind us? Our amazing Prescott Unified School District students and staff will complete their 45th school day on Friday. It has been a fabulous start to the year. While my job has many...

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School Year Off to Great Start

School Year Off to Great Start

The sound of the cicadas are one of my favorite sounds in our beautiful town as the monsoons taper off and the green of summer has taken over the hills. In my family, the sound of the cicadas has always been a signal. We’ve always joked with our boys, “They’re calling...

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Summer Sun Shines on PUSD

Summer Sun Shines on PUSD

Summertime in Prescott is a great time for our Prescott Unified School District. Yes, we all get to take a breath and a break, but at the same time, we are always moving forward toward the future. Public schools are at the heart of any community, and we are grateful...

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