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Turning recycled material into something more at Grand Canyon School
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Art students at Grand Canyon School (GCS) were reminded of the importance of good stewardship and recycling after building a larger than life size sculpture made entirely of recycled materials.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Tucson hiking club helping get Latinos into National Parks
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Latinos for Parks, a new outreach group to Latin American university students is attempting to get students involved in national parks across Arizona.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hands on projects helps sophomore class gain valuable experiences
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - As part of a School to Work project created by Grand Canyon School's (GCS) sophomore class and in coordination with National Park Service (NPS) vegetation crew members, the area between the middle and high school is now fully restored with plants, mulch and weeded beds.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

National Park and Grand Canyon Village make Earth Day memories with park visitors
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Despite breezy conditions Grand Canyon celebrated the 46th anniversary of Earth Day in style with games, costumes, raffles and free fruits and vegetables.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Vandzura steps in as new chief ranger at Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A chief ranger is a leader among National Park Service (NPS) rangers, some chief rangers start their careers at the bottom as part-time or seasonal park employees and gradually work their way up the chain of command. Grand Canyon's new chief ranger, Matthew Vandzura, is no exception.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Graduate student receives scholarship to study Grand Canyon springs
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon Historical Society was founded in 1984. Starting in 1992, the society began awarding a scholarship to a deserving graduate student or historian undertaking significant research on the Grand Canyon and surrounding region.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Lions Club rummage sale draws a crowd
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - When the doors opened for the annual Lions Club rummage sale April 16 around 100 people were lined up waiting to be the first to dig through the collection of cameras, kindles, iPads, iPods and other costly items.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Four years of hard work pay off for seniors at Grand Canyon School
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - While the rest of Grand Canyon School (GCS) was busy taking standardized tests March 28-30, the senior class was wrapping up a four year project and floating the Colorado River.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Photo highlights: Grand Canyon band students visit with Wisconsin orchestra
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Wauwatosa West High School Orchestra from Milwaukee, Wisconsin visited Grand Canyon School March 31.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Job fair at Grand Canyon School helps students with summer jobs
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Cassidy Free and Judith Ruiz, both freshman at Grand Canyon School (GCS) are planning on spending their summer earning money. It will be the first time either of the girls have worked and after attending the job fair at GCS April 6 they have a better idea of what kind of job they want to do.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Students turn spring break vacations into volunteer opportunities at Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Last month students from all over the country converged on Grand Canyon National Park, ready to learn how to put on a different kind of spring break, one focused on service projects.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Odyssey of the Mind competition challenges students
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Only at an Odyssey of the Mind competition will you encounter magical horses, dinosaurs and have Darth Vader exchanging universal internet messages with Cinderella.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

From Albania to the Canyon, teachers get international experience before returning to Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - When Jason and Rosie Evans returned from teaching internationally in Durres, Albania to take teaching positions at Grand Canyon School (GCS) they discovered several things, first, kids are kids no matter where you're at in the world and second, school administration can make or break a school.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Rescue No. 5 ready for service at Tusayan Fire Department
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Fire department personnel and Tusayan Fire Chief Greg Brush are excited to have a new rescue vehicle in their garage.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Route 66 gift shop in Ash Fork to open April 1, offers souvenirs and memorabilia
ASH FORK, Ariz. - For those rolling down Historic Route 66 this year looking for vintage products and frozen popsicles,
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Limited edition National Park Service centennial coins available, proceeds could provide millions in support of national parks
WASHINGTON - The National Park Foundation, National Park Service (NPS) and the United States Mint announced March 25 the limited edition coins honoring the NPS Centennial are now available for purchase.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

South Rim: Easter Sunrise Service at Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On March 27 at 6:10 a.m. around 1,500 residents and visitors from all over the world will join together for the 81st annual Easter Sunrise Service. Services on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Monday, March 21, 2016

Easter bunny to visit Grand Canyon for egg hunt and pancake breakfast
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. -On March 26 the sports field at Grand Canyon School will be blanketed with over 500 brightly colored Easter eggs all sporting little prizes and candy inside.
Monday, March 21, 2016

Neil Weintraub shares past and present archaeology projects on Kaibab National Forest
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - March is Archaeology month and the Tusayan and Williams Ranger Districts along with North Kaibab representatives are presenting a series of talks and hikes.
Thursday, March 17, 2016

'Flipped Out' for Grand Canyon: new book to benefit Grand Canyon Youth river program
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Most people will never see the Grand Canyon from the helm of a river boat, heading into the swirling abyss of a Class IV rapid.

Thanks to Grand Canyon author and doctor Tom Myers along with graphic designer and photographer Bronze Black, that experience can be had in your living room.

Monday, March 7, 2016

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