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The First Fruits: Alumni Stories

By Chevon Petgrave, Shanel Draper, Adrain Wiles, and Terrell Bahe With all the uncertainty this year has brought, it is wonderful to have some tangible...

Continuing the Legacy

Our students are back! After they spent five long months away from campus due to state government COVID-19 stipulations, we are happy to share...

“Mapping” the School Year at Holbrook Indian School

At Holbrook Indian School (HIS), teachers are continuing with a radically different approach to education—with class schedules that prioritize attention and curriculum that prioritizes...

HIS Outdoor School Expands Horizons

In years past at Holbrook Indian School, Outdoor School has allowed students to experience one week of classes in several outdoor locations. Students go...

Student Learner Outcomes at Holbrook Indian School

Holbrook Indian School crafted new school-wide learner outcomes (SLOs) during their last school accreditation cycle. As students often score 2-6 grade levels behind their...

Holbrook Indian School Highlights Students Thriving in the Pandemic

Holbrook Indian School has stayed in touch with their students and learned about ways they are coping with this pandemic. Isis, a junior, and...

Life on the Navajo Reservation During COVID-19

By Starla and Isis, with Nicole Potgieter The coronavirus pandemic is having a very real effect on our students and their families— some of them...

Hope Amid the Crisis

by Diana Fish & Nicole Potgieter The coronavirus was just gaining media attention when Holbrook Indian School began its spring break. One of our students,...

Holbrook Indian School Garden Feeds Community; Takes Learning Online

Holbrook Indian School's farm was established with the focus of holistic education through sustainable farming. A part of that initiative is Garden-to-Plate, where students...

Holbrook Indian School Students Place Among Top 5 At Navajo Nation Science Fair

This school year, six junior high and high school students at Holbrook Indian School in Holbrook, Ariz., participated in the Navajo Nation Science Fair....

Made to Thrive

By Nicole Potgieter When Quentina first came to Holbrook Indian School (HIS), she was having a hard time. Students bullied her, but they were careful...

Reach Higher

By Alyssa Williams with Nicole Potgieter The last specks of light faded from the sky. Flames crackled, and shadows danced across the faces around the...

Agricultural Program: Growing and Harvesting in the Desert

By James Hunt, with Alyssa Williams   The main objective of the agricultural program is to supply healthy food to the students and staff and to...