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Grand Canyon Library reopens to the public, hopes to upgrade Wifi options
Library offers free Wifi, movies, books and more

Starting Oct. 12, community members have been able to go inside the library to use the computers and browse the collection.

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Grand Canyon School Principal Matt Yost said the school is optimistic about the start of the school year and said staff has been able to adapt to the various and unique challenges associated with distance learning.

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Learning in progress: Employers offer options for working parents and their children
Red Feather Inn provides space for employees’ children to utilize during online instruction

Last month, the Grand Canyon School Governing Board voted to start the year entirely online, in response to the ongoing pandemic.

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“Talk to the artists, learn about what they’re painting and why,” Mindy Riesenberg, director of marketing and communications for the Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC).

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As businesses in the national park have had to adjust their practices to prevent the spread of the disease, some sustainability measures have had to change as well.

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Grand Canyon School to begin in person classes Oct. 12
Governing Board approves ramada/outdoor classroom at Tusayan Sports Complex

Despite the heat, school is just weeks away for students starting instruction at Grand Canyon School.

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A partnership between the town of Tusayan and the Grand Canyon Unified School District (GCUSD) is moving forward with plans to improve the school sports complex off Long Jim Loop Road.

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Governing Board sets Grand Canyon School budget at $3.8 million
School to give parents three options for student attendance

On July 15, the Grand Canyon Governing Board voted unanimously to adopt a $3,804,105 budget for the 2020/2021 school year.

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Surviving loss: Grand Canyon offers grief classes for everyone
Healing from Loss offers five-week class July 11- Aug. 9

Grand Canyon Victim Advocate Bethany Larsen said the group is dedicated to walking alongside the brokenhearted.

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Grand Canyon School Board approves Sept. 8 start date
Governing Board approves 2020-2021 budget; final budget to be adopted July 15

Grand Canyon Unified School District Governing Board has set Sept. 8 as the start day for the 2020-2021 school year.

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