Bill Helm

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Pay raises for Camp Verde, Beaver Creek teachers

Camp Verde teachers get 7.52% raise in new budget

CAMP VERDE – On July 10, the Camp Verde Unified School Districts governing board voted 4-to-0 to approve its fiscal year 2018-2019 budget.

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What’s in a name? Should consolidation occur, one of first tasks for school board will be to give new district a name

Coming up with the right name for a new school district would likely be “a challenging decision for any new board,” said Mingus Union High School District Superintendent Penny Hargrove.

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Cottonwood-Oak Creek 2019 budget gives teachers 12% pay raise

COTTONWOOD – On July 10, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School Districts governing board voted 5-to-0 to approve its fiscal year 2018-2019 budget.

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Mingus offers meals through national program

COTTONWOOD – It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

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Alex Goetting becomes write-in option for Camp Verde mayor

On July 17, Alex Goetting officially declared himself an option for Camp Verde’s mayorship.

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Camp Verde students can get free backpacks for school

Camp Verde students go back to school on Monday, Aug. 6. But two days prior, backpacks filled with supplies will be available at Camp Verde Community Church.

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Mingus sues to stop consolidation election

Petitions ‘designed to confuse and mislead’

COTTONWOOD – If it’s not the whole truth, it isn’t the truth at all.

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Mingus Union offers school psychologist 5-percent raise, flexible schedule, but no longer Special Education director

COTTONWOOD – It’s reasonable to give the school psychologist a 5-percent raise and allow him to work four 10-hour days each week when the district’s other teachers are required to work five days.

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VERDE VALLEY EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK: Kristy Aston

In education, resourcefulness isn’t limited to the classroom.

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Cornucopia offers free training for agricultural, handling practices

On Aug. 13, Arizona Department of Agriculture and the Cornucopia Community Advocates’ Food Recovery Program will host a free Good Handling Practices (GHP) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training at the Camp Verde Community Library.

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