Phoenix News:




We will begin PARCC testing immediately after Thanksgiving Break.


Testing will be school-wide on November 26th, 27th, and 28th, so please do not be absent and do not try to check out students from school.




Monday, November 19th    Friday, November 23rd.


ALL CCSD STUDENTS can get a free lunch November 19th, 20th, and 21st, from 11:30am to 12:30pm at these locations:






Thursday November 15th, 5:00pm – 7:00pm.



Phoenix Automotive Techs Sweep Category at the Navajo Technical University Open House Competition!


Our Career Prep Phoenixes competed Thursday in Crownpoint, NM at Navajo Tech and three of them swept the podium in the Automotive category!

        1st place- Trevor James

              2nd place- Jerome Frank

                    3rd place- Kristen Joe





2018 Elections! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

One of the reasons we have free education in America is so that citizens who vote can make good decisions. There are many places around the world where voting is not possible at all, so don’t let your education and opportunity to vote go to waste!

In New Mexico, Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th.


Congressional App Challenge

Members of the United States Congress hold the Congressional App Challenge for kids in their Congressional district.

The challenge is to create an app to fill a need, solve a problem, play a game, or anything else you can think of…

Winners will get some sweet perks and NATIONAL RECOGNITION! WooHoo!

To enter the challenge and get more information,

register at



Sign up for FREE ACT Prep and the next CareerPrep@Night Classes!

The next session of CareerPrep@Night will include:



   *Employability Skills

   *a FREE Act prep course


We will have a bus to Kirtland, daycare, and snacks to munch on!


The ACT course will be worth 0.5 elective credit and is just as good as, if not better than, the $1,000 “review” courses you can take! Also, if you complete the course, you can use the TI-84 calculator you check out during the class to take the ACT test. You can enroll online as a student in the ACT course on this page:



CCSD Public Hearings for Input to Help Native American Students

On the following days, Public Hearings will be held on the following topics:

     Johnson O’Malley

     Title IV Programs

     Impact Aid

     Indian Policies & Procedures

     Federal Programs

     Native American Students Assessment Performance Reports


     District Goals and Initiatives


The hearings will be held at several locations and times, including

October 29th at the Shiprock PAC.


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences will happen for CCSD High Schools on Thursday, October 25th.


There will be NO SCHOOL on this day.


Conferences will take place 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

The Last Day of Quarter 1 is Friday, October 12th

2018 Elections! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE


Election day is Tuesday, November 6.

The deadline to register online is Tuesday, October 9. Click here to access: online voter registration.

The deadline for registering to vote by mail is Tuesday, October 9.

The deadline to register to vote in person is Tuesday, October 9.



 2019 Graduation Dates

The 2019 graduation dates have been changed because the Sports State Play-offs are taking place from May 15 to May 18 for Baseball, Softball and Track.


New graduation dates:

May 22 Career Prep Graduation @ 7:00 PM

May 23 Newcomb High Graduation @ 7:00 PM

May 24 Shiprock High Graduation @ 7:00 PM

May 25 Kirtland High School Graduation @ 10:00 AM


NO SCHOOL 10/5 and 10/8- It’s time for the 2018 Northern Navajo Nation Fair!


There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 5th and Monday, October 8th because of the Northern Navajo Nation Fair and the CCSD Fall Break.


For information about the Fair, visit:



Student Council


Elections for Student Council officers take place on Friday, September 28th.


Each grade level will elect a President, Vice President, and Secretary.


To run for office, you need to submit an application and grade check to Mr. Manus by Friday, September 21st.


If you are a candidate, start campaigning, and find out what your constituents are interested in at CPHS!


Year-Long Testing Schedule


If you want to see when testing will occur throughout the district, click on the link below:

Please remember that absences should be kept outside of testing periods, so please schedule appointments at times other than those reserved for PARCC, EOC, etc….









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