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.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
From standardized tests to drug tests, the board of education covered plenty of ground in their first meeting of the new school year.
NMS provides the district’s food service and will now manage its custodial work. Meanwhile, 144,000 gallons of saltwater have mysteriously vanished from the Nome Pool.
Nome Board of Education plans for potential bad news from Juneau, and brainstorms ways to cut district costs.
Arnold has been interim superintendent since his predecessor resigned in December; he came to Nome in July as the district’s director of human resources and special programs.
Arnold, a former U.S. Army officer and now an Air Force reservist, has worked as a teacher, a principal, and a district administrator in his 20 years in Alaska.
Back from the Association of Alaska School Boards conference, Nome’s board discussed what legislative priorities they’ll submit to the City Council to lobby for in Juneau.
Two programs tied to the fiscal health of Nome Public Schools were the focus at theNome board of education meeting last night. And neither was fully resolved.
Last night’s Board of Education Meeting at Nome Elementary School touched on a wide array of topics, everything from recognizing end of the year accomplishments to lamenting low standardized test results. But the real focus was money. Or lack thereof.