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Cornville’s Eric Marcus named new C-OC school board member

COTTONWOOD – Though most folks are accustomed to the right hand up, left hand on the Bible, and “repeat after me,” taking the oath of office for a school board is as simple as signing a document.

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Beaver Creek students learn about the real world at Biz Town

Mikayla Howell has seen a glimpse of what her future could be like.

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Camp Verde Town Manager anticipates new contract ‘probably in March’

Though Camp Verde Town Council will continue contract negotiations with Town Manager Russ Martin, Wednesday’s special session is not expected to yield an official contract offer, the Town Manager said.

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Verde Valley Educator of the Week: Alicia Leon

It’s been 11 years since American Heritage Academy’s Camp Verde campus opened.

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Bowl a strike for veterans

Annual BeneVET fundraiser now in its ninth year

CAMP VERDE – In 2010, Camp Verdeans Nikki Miller and Mike Jacobson put on their first BeneVet Bowling Tournament to raise money for the Prescott VA.

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6 things you may not know about the proposed consolidation of Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union districts

COTTONWOOD – Charged with being a fact-finding committee for both the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school boards, the Advisory Committee for Consolidation reviewed answers Tuesday to questions it asked of Yavapai County Schools Superintendent Tim Carter.

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Camp Verde school board begins search for new superintendent

When Camp Verde Schools Superintendent Dr. Dennis Goodwin told the board in December that he would no longer seek a renewal to his current contract, he didn’t necessarily say he wouldn’t entertain an entirely new pact.

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Consolidation committee member wants ‘semi-concrete numbers’

COTTONWOOD – Though Cottonwood-Oak Creek’s school board decided in December that it wanted consolidation/unification to go to the voters, at least one of the district’s educators admitted Tuesday that he had not decided which way he would vote.

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What they’re saying at consolidation committee meetings

“It is my opinion that there is an ethical and moral duty of the Mingus Board to do what is in the best interest of all of our students, and that voting to treat a community that has been overwhelmingly supportive and an integral part of the Mingus family for generations as visitors or interlopers feels wrong.”

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Mingus Union theater troupe to present Passport to Broadway

COTTONWOOD – In a collaboration with the school’s choir department, Mingus Union High School’s A Troupe Of Ridiculous Thespians will present Passport to Broadway from Jan. 20 to Jan. 28.

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