The following information about municipal elections was provided by Camp Verde Town Clerk Judy Morgan:
For Robin Whatley, it started back in 2006 when she attended her first Camp Verde Town Council meeting.
Cottonwood-Oak Creek moves forward to convert 3 schools into 2
For the past few months, Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Superintendent Steve King has researched, discussed and considered the ramifications of merging three of the district’s schools, Dr. Daniel Bright (K-2), Cottonwood Elementary (grades 3-6) and Cottonwood Middle (grades 6-8), into two K-8 schools.
A “rite of passage” is what Steve Darby calls Ladder Day at Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education.
Certified Public Accountant Sharon McQuestion will talk about 2018 Business Tax laws at 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Camp Verde Community Library.
It’s possible that Camp Verde’s wastewater fees could increase as much as $5 per home on a per-month basis over the next two years.
COTTONWOOD – Though most folks are accustomed to the right hand up, left hand on the Bible, and “repeat after me,” taking the oath of office for a school board is as simple as signing a document.
Mikayla Howell has seen a glimpse of what her future could be like.
Though Camp Verde Town Council will continue contract negotiations with Town Manager Russ Martin, Wednesday’s special session is not expected to yield an official contract offer, the Town Manager said.
It’s been 11 years since American Heritage Academy’s Camp Verde campus opened.
Annual BeneVET fundraiser now in its ninth year
CAMP VERDE – In 2010, Camp Verdeans Nikki Miller and Mike Jacobson put on their first BeneVet Bowling Tournament to raise money for the Prescott VA.
6 things you may not know about the proposed consolidation of Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union districts
COTTONWOOD – Charged with being a fact-finding committee for both the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school boards, the Advisory Committee for Consolidation reviewed answers Tuesday to questions it asked of Yavapai County Schools Superintendent Tim Carter.
When Camp Verde Schools Superintendent Dr. Dennis Goodwin told the board in December that he would no longer seek a renewal to his current contract, he didn’t necessarily say he wouldn’t entertain an entirely new pact.
COTTONWOOD – Though Cottonwood-Oak Creek’s school board decided in December that it wanted consolidation/unification to go to the voters, at least one of the district’s educators admitted Tuesday that he had not decided which way he would vote.
“It is my opinion that there is an ethical and moral duty of the Mingus Board to do what is in the best interest of all of our students, and that voting to treat a community that has been overwhelmingly supportive and an integral part of the Mingus family for generations as visitors or interlopers feels wrong.”
COTTONWOOD – In a collaboration with the school’s choir department, Mingus Union High School’s A Troupe Of Ridiculous Thespians will present Passport to Broadway from Jan. 20 to Jan. 28.
COTTONWOOD – Thursday, the Mingus Union High School District governing board could approve an administrative reorganization it first discussed in December.
COTTONWOOD – A year-and-a-half ago, Stephanie Jones first told Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District’s administration of her plan to retire as principal at Mountain View Preparatory.
COTTONWOOD – What began as a list of six candidates to fill an open seat on the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District governing board is now five.
A “Michelangelo in the teaching profession” is how Jessica Vocca describes Maranda Moran, her school’s third grade teacher.
“We’re moving forward with the needs of the community,” says Weir. “We’ve still got a lot of work, but we’re on an upward swing.”
BEAVER CREEK – The year 2017 was a big year for the Lake Montezuma Property Owners Association.
VERDE VALLEY – At Clarkdale-Jerome School District, Danny Brown is not the only one responsible for dealing with the state’s A-to-F grading system.
With a new jewelry case on display, as well as a new display of textiles, the folks at the Verde Valley Archaeology Center continued in 2017 their mission of preserving the many items it has collected since opening in 2011.
Besides moving forward with plans for its 110-acre Camp Verde Sports Complex off SR 260 and McCracken Lane, the Town of Camp Verde’s Public Works Department has plenty to celebrate in 2017.
Camp Verde and Beaver Creek educators remember 2017
At Fort Verde State Historic Park, maintaining several events each year “is a success,” says Park Manager Sheila Stubler.
Most Arizona educators would say that the copper state is the forgotten state when it comes to money allocated to schools.
Economic Development has nine Camp Verde wishes for 2018
Christyana Fletcher joined the Gear Up program while at Oak Creek School in Cornville.
Mingus Union on schedule to graduate roughly 270 seniors, with 86 percent planning for college
COTTONWOOD – They say that life is what happens when your busy making other plans. But what happens when you don’t have a plan?
Since she was in middle school, Jessica Lux-Herrera has wanted to be a teacher.
CAMP VERDE – In close to five years on the job, Steve Ayers has learned that there are many ways to develop and to grow a municipality’s economy.
CAMP VERDE – In 2016, the Camp Verde and Montezuma Rimrock fire district governing boards signed off on a Joint Powers Agreement – and created the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority.
In July, the Camp Verde Town Council decided that the planned 110-acre uber-complex off SR 260 and McCracken Lane would be known as the Camp Verde Sports Complex.
For close to 18 months, Rezzonico Family Park had become a dumping ground for dirt, as construction crews built the new Camp Verde Community Library.
Community businesses and friends donate, build, then deliver 8-foot by 14-foot play house to boy with Bilateral Retinoblastoma
This year, Santa Claus visited the Strean family home the day after Christmas.
CAMP VERDE – Nine miles. Seven roundabouts. At more than $60 million.
VERDE VALLEY – For years, Beaver Creek’s library has been open enough hours each week to meet the needs of the district’s students.
COTTONWOOD – As long as she can recall, Sofia Rocha has had an interest in politics.
COTTONWOOD – A ground breaker of sorts, Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski is working with Mingus Union High School’s first Return on Investment intern, Sofia Rocha.
Second grade teacher, Clarkdale-Jerome School, Clarkdale
CLARKDALE – When Cheryl Kessel started her college career, she planned to study business.
To Sebra Choe, she was like a second mom.
In August, Zorey Gagnon turned 2 years old.
Beaver Creek first graders learn about community, then build one with sweet treats
RIMROCK – It’s an exciting time at Beaver Creek School, says first grade teacher Deb Goepfrich, whose class constructed a little town Tuesday with graham crackers, candy and melted confectioner’s sugar as far as the taste buds could see.
It’s been about 10 years since Kuntz began tending garden at Dr. Daniel Bright School in Cottonwood.
Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could agree to reallocate $100,000 from the Town’s Street Paving budget and as much as another $50,000 from its Street Maintenance budget to purchase equipment that would be used to haul millings available at no cost from the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Cordes Lakes fueling site.
It’s been nearly a year since the Camp Verde Town Council first considered a possible contract for Town Manager Russ Martin.
Ashley Sherman hopes to one day become a teacher.
CAMP VERDE – Once upon a time, the Town of Camp Verde would spend as much as $250,000 in a calendar year to put on Fort Verde Days, Cornfest and its other signature events.