American Indian Leadership Conference

Submitted by brenda.beyal on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 12:09

Last Thursday evening, our students participated in the Title VII American Indian Leadership Conference held at Jordan High School in Sandy, Utah.  The theme for the conference was, “Voices of the Future.”  The keynote address by Dr. Orrenzo Snyder M.D., Navajo-Dine’ gave timeless advice and encouragement to all in attendance as he spoke about lending a powerful voice to the future.

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Photos by Christy Thompson, Brenda Beyal

Junior and Senior Scholarship Workshop

Submitted by brenda.beyal on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 12:13

Calling all Juniors, Seniors and their parents!  Come to the scholarship workshop on Wednesday, March 9th at Larsen Elementary to receive invaluable information on how to pay for your college education.  Michelle Sanchez will be presenting on how to find, plan, prepare and obtain scholarships.  She has vast knowledge and expertise on how to present yourself in an application and will give detailed information on how to navigate the scholarship race.  You will leave with greater confidence in yourself and in your chances of receiving help with your education.

First Thunder - Navajo Tradition

Submitted by brenda.beyal on Mon, 02/22/2016 - 05:38

Eileen Quintana wrote on her Facebook Page, "I hear the roar of First Thunder here in Utah Valley sha'alchini! Stretch your bodies like you do early in the morning when you are waking up, soon the bears, snakes and spiders will awake too.  It is the end of winter and spring is on the way?"

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Eileen Quintana Facebook Post

Oyate Tubby - Senior

Submitted by brenda.beyal on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 08:41

Oyate is one of two seniors to graduate the first term of the school year.  And the first for our program to spotlight.  She is deligtful and full of enthusiasm and energy. I asked Oyate to write a little about herself:  

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Oyate Tubby

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Beaded Medallion Building Workshop

Submitted by brenda.beyal on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 12:14

     One December 14th, students will have the opporotunity to work with Michelle Sanchez; beader, traditional regalia expert and teacher.  She will teach the basics of beading a Native American medallion.  Michelle learned to bead at a very young age and has shared her expertise and knowledge through artist in residence programs, after school labs and studio classes.   The class will be held on Monday, December 14 from 4:00-6:00 at Larsen Elementary.  The cost of the materials will be $10.00.