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This year, Arizona students in several grade levels showed increased
proficiency in their AzMERIT results, when compared to the
benchmark scores from the previous year.
The percentage of students scoring proficient on reading/English
language arts rose in grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 this year, while those
scoring proficient in mathematics increased in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
algebra I and geometry.
“I am pleased to see that our students are improving in both English
language arts and mathematics at several grade levels,” said Diane
Douglas, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Data Begins to Paint Picture as Second Year
of AzMERIT Scores Released
By Lisa Irish, Arizona Education News Service
Over Labor Day weekend, we finally took the kids camping – in our own backyard. And just to
make it a little more enjoyable, we invited some friends and neighbors along.
The event was a huge hit! It brought our friends and neighbors together in a way I didn’t think
was going to happen. Many keep asking if we are going to do it again soon, so I thought I’d
share some pointers should you want to host your own camp out in the future (and I highly
recommend you do).
We have many friends who have children of different ages, so we knew we wanted to have
something that was going to be fun for all the kids, as well as the adults.
If your family is one of the many
families transitioning from a
traditional school setting to
homeschool this year, you may be
beginning to feel a bit overwhelmed
and wondering if you can really do
Take a deep breath. You can do it.
And, hopefully, these tips will make
the transition go a bit more
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Come out to enjoy a day of fun at the First Responders Appreciation Day Softball Classic! The Prescott
Police Department and Prescott Fire Department will go head to head for bragging rights! If it is anything
like last year's game, this is one you will not want to miss! Mayor Oberg will be there to read the First
Responders Appreciation Day Proclamation and throw the first ceremonial pitch.
Find out more...
The First Responders Appreciation Day &
Guns ‘n Hoses Softball Classic & Silent Auction
September 24, 2016
Gates open at 1:00 Game starts at 2:00
Bill Vallely Field, 621 N. Washington Ave.
(by the tennis courts at Yavapai College)