Nizhoni News

2016 Nizhoni Academy dates!

Applications for the 2016 Nizhoni Academy will be posted late November 2015, please check back.
2016 Nizhoni Academy dates are:
Seniors: May 30 - July 2, 2016.  (Academic)
Year 1 & Year 2: June 4 - July 2, 2016.

Updates to the program

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Applications for the 2015 Nizhoni Academy have been CLOSED. If you have applied to Nizhoni Academy, please be patient. We are currently in the process of determining the number of students that will be selected in the program based upon our funding. 

The Summer 2015 Dates are: May 30th - June 27th, 2015. 

Big news!

Alejandro, a senior from Winslow High School and Nizhoni Academy participant won the 2012 Navajo Nation Fair Science Expo competition, using his Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Internship project on Carbon Sequestration and Neutrality (Carbon Sinks). Congratulations Alejandro!!

AISES (American Indian Science Engineering Society) has come to Coconino High School. 

Several students from the Nizhoni Academy voiced their interest in AISES, and wanted to know how they could bring AISES to their school. With collaboration from school staff, NAU AISES and sponsorship from Nizhoni Academy, the Coconino High School AISES club has begun meeting on a weekly basis. CHS AISES is working to prepare the students of CHS for careers in the sciences and providing students with community service opportunities. Many students from the Nizhoni Academy were elected into leadership positions within the club.