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School has been cancelled for Wednesday, March 04, 2015 due to poor road conditions. The MVHS Junior/Senior Night will be rescheduled. Tuesday’s MV and Greyhills softball game has been rescheduled to March 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm in Kayenta. Wednesday’s MV and Chinle baseball game has been rescheduled April 18, 2015 at 3:45 pm in Chinle. Thursday's KMS and Hopi baseball and softball game has been rescheduled to March 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm in Kayenta.

Yá’át’ééh! We are located in the Navajo Nation of Arizona, and we are very proud of our heritage. An old Navajo proverb tells us that we do not inherit the land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. It is our privilege and honor to be in the position to accompany our children on their journey to great heights and solid futures. As you browse through our website, we know you’ll catch our enthusiasm and appreciate our awe-inspiring past, present, and future. We believe that, together, we can accomplish great things!

A Special Message from Our Superintendent

February 2015: KISS (Keep It Super Simple)

Since this is the height of basketball season and everyone seems to like the sport, I thought it would be appropriate to talk a little bit about undoubtedly the best basketball coach in college history, John Wooden, and some of the small things that made him successful.

He won ten national championships in twelve years, during which time his teams also won 88 consecutive games. Many coaches have tried to duplicate these feats, bus usually fall short because they fail to do the simplest thing that he used in coaching: PRACTICE.

He did not spend much time on scrimmaging, but rather on drilling and intentional practice. One example of his was to have players practice their shooting form without a ball to concentrate on the mechanics until they had it right and it became automatic. He always insisted that his players practice it over and over until they did it right. What made his teams succeed was becoming perfect at what they practiced.

We all need to become better at practicing what we want to be successful at in school. We need to practice math and reading and drawing, and anything else we want to be good at achieving. We cannot just go through the motions and hope to get better. Concentrate and practice doing things right. Do the little basic things right first until they become automatic, then we can move on to harder challenges, each time practicing until it is right.

As Arnold Palmer (world-renowned golfer) said, "The more I practice, the luckier I get."

Sincerely,

Mr. Martin Signature
Harry E. Martin, Superintendent

 

District News


Spring Break: March 9th-13th
There will be no school from Monday, March 09 through Friday, March 13, 2015 due to Spring Break. Read More


School Board Work Session (March 17th)
Work Session Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 2:00PM (DST) Location: Governing Board Room Agenda Read More


School Board Meeting (March 18th)
REGULAR GOVERNING BOARD MEETING DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 TIME: 6:00 P.M. LOCATION: Governing Board Room Agenda will be posted when available.... Read More


AzMERIT Testing
AzMERIT AzMERIT is the new test that is replacing AIMS for all 3rd-12th grade students. Please find additional information below. You can also read... Read More


AIMS Graduation Requirement Repealed
High school students are no longer required to pass AIMS in order to graduate. AIMS will still be offered to those who need to take it for scholarship... Read More


Employment Opportunities
Please take a moment to visit our HR webpage to view current employment opporunities with KUSD.  We have openings with several departments and schools.... Read More

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