Cottonwood-Oak Creek has purchased 12 military-grade tents as supplemental outdoor classrooms. The tents, with sides that roll up, will not be used as enclosed classrooms, Cottonwood-Oak Creek Superintendent Steve King said.
As part of the exploratory process, the town of Camp Verde will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Wednesday to take public feedback and answer questions about the proposed boundary alignment.
Although Mary Lue Allen had a photography exhibit at the Camp Verde Community Library from August 2018 until January 2019, it’s her pottery that has found a second home at the library.
Ahead of his closest competitor by more than 900 more votes, James Gregory is on his way to replacing Tom Thurman as Yavapai County District 2 Supervisor.
Dee Jenkins now has a 34-vote lead in her effort to become Camp Verde’ next mayor.
The new principals at American Heritage Academy’s Camp Verde and Cottonwood campuses each have more than 20 years of experience in education.
In the tug-o-war that has become Camp Verde’s mayoral race, Dee Jenkins and the town’s sitting mayor by had the exact same number of votes, according to Yavapai County’s unofficial results, as of Friday, Aug. 7.
The superintendent of Yavapai County schools said Friday that benchmarks released Aug. 6 by Arizona Department of Health Services are for guidance — not for policy.
As of 5:20 p.m. Thursday, Dee Jenkins is ahead of Charlie German by three votes in the race to become Camp Verde's mayor.
As of 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Camp Verde Mayor Charlie German has 7 more votes than challenger Dee Jenkins, according to unofficial Yavapai County election results.
With more than 700 more votes separating him from his closest competitor, James Gregory is the heir apparent to Tom Thurman as Yavapai County’s District 2 Supervisor.
With 98% of precincts reporting, Dee Jenkins is 16 votes ahead in her quest to unseat German.
Four of the Verde Valley’s school districts are counting on the CARES Act to help pay for online education costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council will consider a construction tax rebate for Verde Commercial as it plans to develop an 81-acre parcel at State Route 260 and Interstate 17, adjacent to Comfort Suites.
Monday, Aug. 3, Arizona District 4 Representative Paul Gosar recognized Clarkdale Police Officer Carlos Godina for demonstrating valor in acting without hesitation in a Feb. 27 attack of a small child by the child’s father.
In the November 2020 election, the Village of Oak Creek will lose one representative on the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board, as Vice President Heather Hermen will not run to keep her seat.
The baseball field at the former Big Park Elementary School in Sedona will be given new life as a garden.
“As we begin the new school year, we will continue to provide our students with a high quality educational experience,” the district wrote in its July 31 letter to families. “Our teachers are participating in ongoing professional development, training, and collaboration to ensure we are offering the same quality program in our distance learning format as we would in a traditional setting.”
Peter Calandra, a Class of 2020 graduate from Mingus Union, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey.
Most Cottonwood property owners could expect a nominal increase in their property taxes should voters consolidate the Cottonwood-Oak Creek Elementary and Mingus Union High School districts.
On Nov. 3, votes will decide whether the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts should consolidate into a unified school district.
Governing boards for those four districts – Clarkdale-Jerome, Cottonwood-Oak Creek, Mingus Union and Valley Academy – have until 5 p.m. Aug. 2 to request changes to the pamphlet.
Mingus Union High School has had its own vineyard since 2013. But the past several years it’s been mostly neglected, said Chris Eckels, a Class of 2019 graduate of Yavapai College’s Viticulture and Enology Program.
Verde Valley fire districts extend fire restrictions.
A July 22 multi-agency speed enforcement detail yielded more than 20 citations in four hours along State Route 260 between Cottonwood and Camp Verde.
Eric Marcus, the district’s governing board president, needed more than four pages to explain why King was worthy of an Excellence in Education award by Cognia.
Whitney Owens, the new principal at Camp Verde Middle School, brings 14-plus years of experience to the district
At approximately noon Thursday, Cottonwood police officers responded to a report of a man threatening people with a handgun in a Verde Valley Medical Center parking lot.
By 5 p.m. Thursday, statements for or against the proposed consolidation of the Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek school districts were due in Carter’s office.
Jason Collier, a six-foot 160-pound guard, has signed a letter of intent with Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.
Of the 100 American Heritage Academy families surveyed this summer, 47% said they were less likely to send their children back to their charter school if required to wear a mask.
Clarkdale-Jerome Superintendent Danny Brown is asking the district’s families to help the school reopen safely.
With Gov. Doug Ducey’s June 29 executive order keeping campuses closed until at least Aug. 17, the writing on the wall pointed to an online learning program – at least to start the 2020-2021 school year.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to restrictions and/or closures of businesses, last month’s report represents the greatest single month of revenue reported in Camp Verde since its 1986 incorporation, Town Manager Russ Martin said.
“Members of our district our deeply saddened by this enormous loss and our love, support, and prayers are with the family during this difficult time,” said Tricia Winters, executive assistant to Cottonwood-Oak Creek Superintendent Steve King.
“If the governor does push back the date, then the AIA’s executive board would have to meet to vote on the next steps,” Polansky stated. “It could include pushing back to meet the governor’s new date, postpone or cancel the sports season, or anything else that would be best for the membership.”
You could say the proposed merger of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts is akin to a divorce and marriage all in the same day.
Here are reviews from some albums being released this summer.