Commentary: ‘You can’t make this stuff up’ -- State Historian Marshall Trimble remembers ‘Lefty’ Ortiz
Reader testimonials and funeral home memorials offer ample evidence that it was a life lived well and full for Cottonwood’s Eugene “Lefty” Ortiz
Consolidation would certainly make aligning K-12 curriculum simpler. However, in the absence of consolidation, aligning K-12 curriculum with both Cottonwood and Clarkdale would require a huge amount of communication and cooperation.
If we became aware that students from a specific incoming school were consistently underperforming, I would ask that Mingus’ superintendent collaborate with their administration to help the kids who were falling short. This conversation would happen because open dialogue and cooperation between all of the schools is a priority.
Indeed, many schools throughout the state successfully petitioned ADE for a re-assessment of their grade last year. Case in point: Mingus Union High School successfully petitioned last year to have its “C” grade improved to a “B.”
SEDONA – Verde Search and Rescue teams were utilized twice in the past week for rescue operations in the Sedona area.
Director says recycling industry as a whole faces problems
Our truck is old, prices are abysmal and there is no way to increase funding’ -- Jill McCutcheon, Sedona Recycles Executive Director
I think that audio or video recordings would be a helpful tool in improving transparency for the Mingus Union governing board.
The Arizona School Boards Association does not recommend publishing recordings of school board meetings. I believe in listening to our experts, so I would choose a different battle.
Any talk about the future of the Mingus Union cross country program brings a quick smile to the face of Head Coach Dave Moncibaez.
In an effort to foster trust and transparency with your constituents, using district email accounts should be the only method for conducting board business.