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Arizona School Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas visit
12/15/2017
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas visited Nogales Dec. 12, 2017, as part of her campaign to elicit comments from all across the state on concerns and suggestions for the Department of Education. Before turning over microphone to members of the audience, Douglas highlighted her accomplishments and goals as superintendent.
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Shelly Rothstein
Shelly Rothstein, 40-year NUSD veteran, honored at governing board meeting
12/14/2017
Shelly Rothstein, who joined Nogales Unified School District 40 years ago, was honored Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at the governing board meeting held at Mary L. Welty Elementary School where she teaches third grade.
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Fred Milner
Challenger music teacher Fred Milner honored
11/28/2017
“Calm, cool, and professional” were just three of the complimentary words used to describe the latest Nogales Unified School District teacher, Challenger’s music educator Fred Milner, honored at a governing board meeting.
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Melissa Dembrowski
Nogales High School history teacher honored
11/22/2017
Nogales High School social studies teacher Melissa Dembowski knows how to make history come alive for her students by tying her lessons to cultural events in their lives today, such as movies and current events.
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Renee Viviana
Coronado teacher Renee Viviana Munguia latest to be honored
10/27/2017
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado’s fourth grade teacher Renee Viviana Munguia was the latest Nogales Unified School District educator to be recognized at a governing board meeting for outstanding service to students, colleagues, and parents.
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Angel Canto
NUSD Presented Platinum Award by United Way
10/19/2017
NUSD was presented with a platinum award for its contributions to United Way of Santa Cruz County.
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WCMS
NUSD Middle Schools hold student-parent forum
10/05/2017
Nogales Unified School District’s two middle schools, Desert Shadows and Wade Carpenter, held a forum recently that brought together seventh-grade students and their parents to educate both groups on today’s substance abuse with a focus on prevention.
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Alison Smitth
Desert Shadows Middle School math teacher Alison Smith honored
09/27/2017
Supt. Fernando Parra praised Smith, not only for the high passage rate of her Algebra 1 students, but also for her “dynamic” work with all students, even those in her intervention classes where math basics are stressed.
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Title I
Title One Parent, Family, and Community Involvement Policy
09/21/2017
NUSD encourages all parents to become actively involved in their children's education by monitoring grades, attending parent-teacher conferences and parent meetings, contacting teachers/administrators with concerns, attending extra-curricular activities, and serving on parent-involvement committees.
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Vanessa Alegria-Rivas
Vanessa Alegria-Rivas honored at Nogales Unified governing board meeting
09/13/2017
Vanessa Alegria-Rivas, the reading specialist at Lincoln Elementary School, was selected as the first educator to be honored at the Nogales Unified School District governing board meeting for this year.
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McKinney-Vento Information for Parents
09/13/2017
Your school-age children may qualify for certain rights and protections under federal McKinney-Vento Act
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Did you know?
McKinney-Vento Change
09/12/2017
The term 'awaiting foster care placement' has been removed from the definition of 'homeless' in McKinney-Vento.
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Excellent News
Congratulations F.V. de Coronado and Robert M. Bracker
08/29/2017
Congratulations to Francisco Vasquez de Coronado who will be receiving $204,118.00, and congratulations to Robert M. Bracker receiving $94,921.60!
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Wellness Policy
Wellness Policy Implementation
07/17/2017
The NUSD governing board approved the mandated revisions to its Wellness Policy on June 12, 2017.
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Tania Barojas
Tania Barojas selected for Outstanding Teacher Award
05/10/2017
A.J. Mitchell Elementary School teacher Tania Barojas was selected to receive the Outstanding Teacher Award.
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Brad Beach
Brad Beach recognized at the Nogales Unified School District's May 1 board meeting
05/08/2017
Brad Beach, a 1984 graduate of Nogales High School, has been teaching 24 years, the last six at Pierson Vocational High School. He was recognized at the Nogales Unified School District's May 1 board meeting for his exceptional service to the district.
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ADE
New Dyslexia Handbook Available from ADE
04/25/2017
I am pleased to share a new resource available for families and teachers to help identify and support students with dyslexia.
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Penelope Munguia
Reading Specialist Penelope Munguia selected as outstanding educator for NUSD
04/11/2017
The Nogales Unified School District continued its tradition started this semester of honoring an outstanding educator with the selection of Robert M. Bracker Elementary School Reading Specialist Penelope Munguia.
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Roxanna Holguin
Roxanna Holguin honored for outstanding service to NUSD
04/10/2017
The Nogales Unified School District honored Speech Pathologist Roxanna Holguin at the March 27 board meeting for her outstanding service and dedication.
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IB students
The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme at NHS
03/08/2017
The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme, now in its 25th year of full operation, became a hallmark of Nogales High School shortly after Barbara Mathis joined the NHS faculty in 1988, having experience as an IB teacher while working in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Lizyvette Lopez honored
Mary Welty teacher Lizyvette Lopez honored at NUSD board meeting
03/02/2017
Lizyvette Lopez, a fourth grade teacher at Mary L. Welty Elementary School, was the latest Nogales Unified School District educator to be honored at a governing board meeting for outstanding service.
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Teresa Montano
Outstanding special education teachers
02/15/2017
NUSD and the governing board honored two special education teachers at the governing board meeting on Feb. 13, 2017.
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Jeff Gudenkauf
Outstanding Teacher, Mr. Jeff Gudenkauf
02/06/2017
Nogales Unified School District Superintendent Fernando Parra began a new tradition at the governing board meeting Jan. 30, 2017 by recognizing an outstanding teacher.
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JTED
NUSD Thanks our Community
01/01/2017
Thanks to our voters for supporting NUSD #1 efforts to join the Pima County Joint Technical Education.
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NHS Mariachi
NHS Mariachi earns prestigious grant
06/05/2016
The National Endowment of the Arts has awarded the Nogales High School mariachi program its second grant in two years, this time for $40,000.
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