To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
From standardized tests to drug tests, the board of education covered plenty of ground in their first meeting of the new school year.
Fifty students gathered for a weekend of teambuilding and tackling tough issues during the annual youth leadership retreat.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.
Basketball could carry Wallace Ungwiluk 2,000 miles from his home in Gambell — if he accepts the chance to play for a Seattle high school.
Graduation speaker Evita Samuels, 33, “died [Tuesday] at the [Diomede] school where she was staying,” Troopers said Wednesday. Foul play is not suspected.
Yupik dance, mask making, and murals were just a few of the workshops offered at the first of what many hope will become an annual event.
Western Alaska athletes had top finishes in kneel jump, toe kick, one-foot high kick, Indian stick pull, and seal hop.