Bill's Newscast: School Is Open!

03 August 2017   Bill Monroe, KQNA News, 1130 AM
It’s the beginning of school. 

Prescott Unified School District is open, Chino Valley School District will open soon

School is underway in the Prescott Unified School District and the Chino Valley School District is preparing for its first day of classes next Tuesday. Heritage Middle School on Road 1 West is hosting a 6th grade orientation from 1:30 to 3 this afternoon followed by an Open House and barbecue from 3:30 to 5.  Chino Valley High School on Center Street will hold an Open House from 4:30 to 6:30 tonight.  Del Rio Elementary School on Road 1 West will hold a Meet the Teacher Event from 2 to 4 Monday afternoon.  The Territorial Early Childhood Center on Mahan Lane is also hosting a Meet the Teacher event on Monday from 1 to 3.  

Humboldt School District is hosting back to school events

The Humboldt Unified School District will be hosting back to school events before next Monday’s start of classes.  Coyote Springs Elementary School on Cattletrack Drive in Prescott Valley will hold a Meet and Greet at 5 tonight.  Meet the Teacher events at Granville Elementary on Stover Drive and Lake Valley Elementary on Starlight Drive are at 4:30 this afternoon.  Back to School nights will be held at Liberty Traditional School on Lake Valley Road for Kindergarten through 4th Grade at 6 tonight and 5th through 8th Grades at 6 tomorrow night.  Mountain View Elementary School on Loos Drive will hold an Open House for Kindergarten through 3rd graders at 4:30 this afternoon followed by 4th through 6th graders at 5:45.  Humboldt Unified School District officials report there was an overwhelming response to Monday’s Fill the Bus event.  School supplies for military families and families in need have been given out and anything left over will be divided amongst schools.   

Prescott Valley Town Council to discuss flood control improvements

The Prescott Valley Town Council meets at 5:30 tonight to discuss flood control improvements.  According to Engineering Division Manager Ron Pine, the town has a successful relationship with the Yavapai County Flood Control District to fund stormwater management studies and construction projects.  Town of Prescott Valley officials make recommendations on an annual basis for projects and enters into funding agreements.   The projects are administered by the Town and reimbursed by the Flood Control District.  This fiscal year, the Town has been approved for 800 thousand dollars for the design and construction of various flood control improvement projects.  

They include construction of Phase 3 of the Viewpoint Drive Flood Plain Channelization Project and Viewpoint and Spouse Drive Intersection improvements. The Town Council meeting will be held in the Library Auditorium on Civic Circle.  

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